Planning on taking advantage of Walmart's $20 discount on Apple's new 16GB iPad Air? Apple and Best Buy would like to have a word with you. Specifically, they'd like for you to know that they're matching the juggernaut retailer's prices at least in their retail stores. 9to5 Mac even reported that Staples is now in on the action, offering the device for $479 even on its website.
Don't feel like you already have enough potential places to buy an iPad? Presumably just in time to start selling new models in October, Apple has now added Staples to the official list of authorized resellers for its tablet.
Attention, Thunderbolt users: The tyranny of high-priced cables may be finally coming to an end! Apple and now third-party accessory maker Kanex have recently dropped prices on the costly high-speed cables, which is certainly music to the ears of Mac owners who need to connect compatible peripherals, especially when almost no one includes the cables with their Thunderbolt-powered products. But wait -- there's more good news in today's recap, so read on...
Rumors began swirling last month that Apple may soon expand its product distribution to Staples retail stores across the U.S., and the deal appears to be done, based on tweets from the office supplier's executives.
By all accounts, Ashton Kutcher did a fine job portraying late Apple CEO Steve Jobs in the new feature film jOBS, which had its premiere at the Sundance Film Festival on Friday. The reviews are mixed -- with even Apple co-founder Steve "Woz" Wozniak claiming the movie leaves a lot to be desired when it comes to accuracy -- but Kutcher appears to be coming out mostly unscathed. Will you be catching the movie when it heads to theaters?
Apple rules the tablet roost with the iPad, but that isn’t stopping others from trying to shake its golden eggs from the nest. Case in point: HP is running a promotion this weekend only for its webOS-driven TouchPad, making this slick competitor a better value than the iPad -- if you act fast.
Remember Paul Allen? Well, he's about to try and make sure Apple amongst a whole slew of other tech heavy hitters don't soon forget him. On Friday, he sued Apple, Google and nine other companies claiming that they're making use of technology that came about ten years ago at his now-kaput Silicon Valley lab.