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MacTrast Deals: Black Friday Deals Roundup

Posted on 28/11/2014 by Chris Hauk

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Hey there! It’s time for our Black Friday Afternoon Roundup of MacTrast Deals! These three deals will help you charge your iPhone from across the room, scan documents no matter where you’re at, and even check to make sure you’re safe to drive when you’re out celebrating the season.

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Wallpaper Weekends: Star Wars for Your iPad

Posted on 29/11/2014 by Chris Hauk

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This weekend we celebrate the release of the teaser trailer for the upcoming Star Wars: The Force Awakens film. We’ve even thrown in a Star Wars holiday wallpaper to get you into the holiday mood. All of the wallpapers this week are for your iPad.

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Nintendo Patent Hints at Official iOS Gameboy Emulator

Posted on 28/11/2014 by Chris Hauk

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While there have been a number of Game Boy emulators for iOS have snuck onto devices in the last year, none of them were officially sanctioned by Nintendo, which lead to their quick disappearance from the scene. But now, a…

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Readdle Offering Black Friday Deals on Apps

Posted on 28/11/2014 by Chris Hauk

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Readdle, maker of such popular apps as Calendars 5, and Scanner Pro is offering Black Friday deals on many of its great iOS productivity apps. Users can save up to 50% off. The special prices last until 9AM EST on Saturday, November 29th.

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens Trailer Now Available

Posted on 28/11/2014 by Chris Hauk

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Worried that you won’t be able to see the trailer for the upcoming “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” movie because all the theaters that are showing it this weekend are “far, far away?”

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Simply Mac Offers Black Friday Doorbusters

Posted on 28/11/2014 by Chris Hauk

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Simply Mac – the quickly growing Apple reseller chain – is offering some nice deals on Black Friday, especially if you’re in a town that’s underserved by an Apple Store. All deals are in-store only.

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Apple Says iOS 8 Is Now Installed on 60% of iOS Devices

Posted on 27/11/2014 by Chris Hauk

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Apple updated its App Store Distribution Data for developers on Wednesday, to show that 60% of iOS devices are now running iOS 8. That number is up from 55% of devices when Apple last updated the figure earlier this month.

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Happy Thanksgiving to All Our U.S. Readers!

Posted on 27/11/2014 by Chris Hauk

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In observance of Thanksgiving Day in the U.S., our posting will be very limited today as we join our families in the festivities. MacTrast will be back tomorrow, Black Friday, with limited coverage, and then we’ll be back in full force on Cyber Monday!

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Apple Debuts New iPhone 6 Ad – ‘Voice Text’

Posted on 27/11/2014 by Chris Hauk

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Apple has debuted the third new iPhone 6 ad in just under a week. The new spot, “Voice Text,” highlights the new voice messaging feature in iOS 8. Of course, the ad features Host of the Tonight Show, Jimmy Fallon, along with singing star Justin Timberlake.

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Here’s Apple’s New Celebrity-Packed Beats Solo2 #SoloSelfie Ad

Posted on 26/11/2014 by Chris Hauk

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Apple-owned Beats Electronics has just released a new promotional video pushing its new Beats Solo2 headphones. The new campaign, “#SoloSelfie,” features various celebrities taking video selfies while they wear their Solo2 headphones.

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