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Apple Reminds Customers About Their No-Tax Holidays

Posted on 30/07/2014 by Chris Hauk


Apple has sent out an email to customers about their state’s upcoming no-tax holiday. The emails, sent to customers in the nine U.S. states with a no-tax holiday, reminds customers that they can buy Apple products, including computers and software – either in their local Apple Stores or online – and pay no sales tax during their state’s no-tax period.


Ford Dropping BlackBerry Devices in Favor of Apple’s iPhone

Posted on 29/07/2014 by Chris Hauk


It appears Ford does truly have “a better idea” when it comes to mobile devices for use by its employees, as the car maker is planning to transition away from the use of BlackBerry devices, providing approximately 3,300 workers with iPhones by the end of the year.


Popcorn Time’s Torrents Streamer to Get AirPlay Support

Posted on 29/07/2014 by Chris Hauk


Popcorn Time, the somewhat questionable service that allows you to stream movie torrents just like they were Netflix content, is adding another great feature to their Mac and PC clients. The service will soon add AirPlay ability to both clients, allowing viewing of the torrents on your Apple TV.


Apple Stores Soon to Offer iPhones Via Carrier Early Upgrade Programs

Posted on 28/07/2014 by Chris Hauk


Late August should see the kickoff of a new program at Apple’s retail stores, which will allow customers to purchase a new iPhone via the latest carrier upgrade programs. Currently, any iPhones purchased at an Apple retail location must either be bought via a two-year contract, or at full-price for unlocked models.


Hilton Hotels to Allow Use of Your iPhone as a Hotel Room Key Next Year

Posted on 28/07/2014 by Chris Hauk


If standing in line at a hotel to check-in isn’t your idea of a good time, (and if it is, what the hell is wrong with you?), the latest news from the Hilton hotel chain will be welcome news. Starting next year, you’ll be able to avoid the front desk completely, by checking in electronically, and using your iPhone as your room key.


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