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2011 MacBook Pro GPU Class Action Lawsuit Filed in Canada

Posted on 12/12/2014 by Chris Hauk

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In the wake of an online petition and a class action lawsuit filed in the United States, another class action suit has been filed in Canada against Apple Canada over GPU issues affecting some 15-inch and 17-inch 2011 MacBook Pros equipped with an AMD graphics chip.

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Rare Working Apple-1 Sold by Steve Jobs Auctioned for $365K

Posted on 12/12/2014 by Chris Hauk

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A rare working Apple-1 computer has been sold for the “bargain” price of $365,000 at auction in New York. The computer, sold on Thursday, was expected to bring more, with initial estimates placing its value as high as $600,000.

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Rumor: Samsung Begins Building Next-Generation A9 Chips for Apple

Posted on 12/12/2014 by Chris Hauk

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Although Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) reportedly built the lion’s share of Apple’s A8 chips for the iPhone 7 and iPhone 6 Plus, Apple is now reported to have returned to frenemy Samsung for the A9 chips expected to power the next-generation of Apple’s devices.

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Zorlu Apple Store Wins 2 Awards at Structural Awards 2014

Posted on 12/12/2014 by Chris Hauk

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Apple Zorlu store in Istanbul, Turkey racked up more accolades this week, as the store won both the Supreme Award for Structural Engineering Excellence and the award for best Commercial or Retail Structures at the Structural Awards 2014.

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Apple Online Store Now Accepts PayPal

Posted on 12/12/2014 by Chris Hauk

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Re/code reports that Apple’s United States and United Kingdom online stores now accept PayPal as payment for items purchased in the store.

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Iowa Hopes to be First State to Allow Drivers Licenses on Smartphones

Posted on 11/12/2014 by Chris Hauk

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While Iowa might not be the first state to come to mind when you think of tech-savvy states, it appears the state is looking to take the lead in one area of mobile computing. Iowa residents may be the first in the U.S. to be able to use a smartphone app as their driver’s license.

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Microsoft Releases Five New MSN Branded Apps for iOS

Posted on 11/12/2014 by Chris Hauk

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Microsoft has released five new apps for iOS devices under their MSN branding. The new apps bring news, health, sports, financial, and food related apps to the iPhone and iPad that were previously Windows Phone-only.

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United Airlines to Distribute iPhone 6 Plus to Flight Attendants

Posted on 11/12/2014 by Chris Hauk

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United Airlines has announced that it will be distributing the iPhone 6 Plus to over 23,000 of its flight attendants to handle in-flight retail transactions such as food and drink purchases. The airline plans to distribute them during the second quarter of 2015.

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