Assuming there are any MacLife.com readers out there today who aren’t skipping work or school to go see The Avengers, the tech world is still churning up news on this fabulous Friday. Exploding iPhones, iPhoto map attribution, FTC fines, Walmart pricing goofs and even a Slippery Seal make up the news for this Friday, May 4, 2012 -- so assemble your own avengers and get to reading, won’t you?
You already knew that Apple was releasing the new iPad on Friday, March 16, but now the company has confirmed what time their retail stores will open on that fateful day in the U.S. and nine other countries around the world.
Happy iPad 2 launch week! While you sit anxiously awaiting 5pm on Friday, March 11 to get your hands on one, a plethora of details about this week’s launch have made their way across the internet and now you can read about them right here.
Despite Apple’s invasion of retail stores across the world, not everyone lives a comfortable driving distance from one of their holy shrines -- which is why it’s good to hear that the iPad 2 will also be available from Best Buy and Walmart when it launches at 5pm on Friday, March 11.
What do you do if you're itching to get a new Verizon iPhone, but you aren't near an Apple store, you don't want to order online from Apple, and you don't want to make the trip to your local Verizon store? Starting February 10th, you'll be able to take a stroll to your neighborhood Walmart and pick up the phone, along with some potato chips and a new pair of pants.
Christmas means plenty of new toys, as well as the need for cords and wires to power that sweet new home entertainment system. However, most HDTVs and and other newfangled gadgets don't arrive equipped with the appropriate cables right out of the box, causing stress to those eager beavers anxious to plug in their new television and watch a flick. But no matter: there is such thing as a "the best" HDMI cable, and we've broken down some of the best options available to you, including those for your iOS devices and other essentials.
Only two months ago, reports were flying about warehouse club chain Costco Wholesale feeling spurned by Apple after rival Sam’s Club got the iPad and Costco didn’t. Today, it appears the relationship is completely over.
We know that not everyone has a selection of strip malls or Apple Stores to choose from, and that's why we were excited to hear that Walmart will probably pick up the iPad for sale, allegedly by the end of the year.
No, literally. If you are looking for an iPhone 4 at a southeast Houston, Texas Walmart, well, forget about it--that is unless you are the Highlander. A poll of local Walmart stores in the Texas bay area netted us information that each store had only one iPhone 4 for sale. Contrary to rumors stemming from Walmart's own website there weren't any white ones for sale unless you had a sword.