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iPhone’s Virgin Debut is Not With a Bang, But a Whimper

Posted on 02/07/2012 by Chris Hauk

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Virgin Mobile launched Apple’s iPhone 4 and 4S to few reported lines and little fanfare. Virgin became the second U.S. prepaid carrier to offer the iPhone. Cricket was the first, they launched the iPhone June 22.


Micron Buys Their Way Into Becoming an Apple Supplier With $2.5 Billion Deal

Posted on 02/07/2012 by Chris Hauk


According to a company statement released Monday, Micron is buying Japanese chip maker Elpida for $750 million in cash, and $1.75 billion in future installments. They also announced they would buy a 24% stake in Taiwanese chip maker Rexchip. With these deals they will be come a supplier for Apple.


Best Buy Discounts Entire Line of New 2012 MacBook Airs/Pros

Posted on 02/07/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler

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If you’re looking to get your hands one one of Apple’s new 2012 MacBook Airs or MacBook Pros, Best Buy has an offer you just might want to take a look at – significant discounts on all new 2012 MacBooks!


VLC 2.0.2 Update: Retina Display Support, and MUCH more!

Posted on 02/07/2012 by Chris Hauk


9to5Mac reports that VideoLAN has released update 2.0.2 of VLC, their popular media player, and the list of updates is as tall enough to ride Space Mountain all by itself. The headlining feature will bring a smile to the face of Retina Display MacBook Pro owners.


Amazing Apple Anecdote: Steve Jobs and the Pretty PC Board!

Posted on 01/07/2012 by Henry Taylor-Gill


This week we learn how Steve Jobs wasn’t happy with the appearance of the PC Board in the Macintosh, so as usual, he decided to ask for a new one before the engineers convinced him that the older one worked better.


Review: Pad & Quill Octavo Luxury Case for iPad

Posted on 01/07/2012 by J. Glenn Künzler


The fine handcrafted bookbindery cases made by Pad & Quill have long been among my favorites, and now Pad & Quill has released their most exquisite iPad case yet: The Octavo Luxury Case.


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