Miscellaneous News

Apple Supplier Sharp Post $1.9B Loss, Continues Operations

Posted on 14/05/2015 by Chris Hauk


Sharp, a key supplier of displays for Apple – has posted an annual net loss of $1.9 billion. While there were doubts the company could continue operating, it has been able to carry on, at least for the short term, via investments by banks.


Review: Watch TV From Anywhere In The World With The Slingbox M1

Posted on 13/05/2015 by Chris Rauschnot


Tired of filling up your iPhone, iPad or tablet with apps from a multitude of cable networks only to have them ask you for login credentials after each update? All of that goes away with one simple wireless streaming box and multi-OS app from Slingbox and the new M1.


Apple Reseller Simply Mac Opens a New Location in Bloomington, IN

Posted on 12/05/2015 by Chris Hauk


When video game retailer GameStop bought Apple Reseller Chain Simply Mac, they promised to open new stores at a fairly decent clip. They continue to keep that promise, as the chain recently opened a new Simply Mac location in the college town of Bloomington, IN, home of Indiana University.


Verizon to Acquire AOL in $4.4 Billion Deal

Posted on 12/05/2015 by Chris Hauk

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Verizon Communications announced on Tuesday that it is acquiring AOL, formerly known as America Online, for $50 per share, in a deal worth approximately $4.4 billion.


Charter and Time Warner Cable to Meet for Merger Talks

Posted on 04/05/2015 by Chris Hauk


In the wake of Comcast’s unsuccessful takeover bid for Time Warner Cable, the Wall Street Journal reports that despite a history of bad blood between the two companies, Charter Communications and Time Warner are in discussions about a possible merger.


You Can Play Over 2,400 MS-DOS Games Inside of a Tweet!

Posted on 30/04/2015 by Chris Hauk


In what definitely should be considered the best time wasting achievement of the day, you can now play over 2,400 MS-DOS games inside of a tweet! Sure, you have to play them one at a time, but it’s still cool!


MCX CEO Ousted Following Best Buy Apple Pay Announcement

Posted on 29/04/2015 by Chris Hauk

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MCX, the company behind Apple Pay competitor CurrentC, announced on Tuesday that CEO Dekkers Davidson has left the company. The announcement comes one day after MCX member Best Buy announced that it would begin accepting Apple Pay in sits stores later this year.


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