Extended AppleCare warranties cover a lot of things, but urine damage isn’t one of them – at least that’s what a Pennsylvania school district discovered after an 11-year old boy unleashed his bladder on $36,000 worth of MacBooks!
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Robert Herskowitz says he was double-charged for a song he downloaded from the iTunes Music Store. Now he wants his money back. Plus he’d like $4,999,997.42 as a little something for his troubles. He claims Apple “double-bills” with “troubling regularity” and is suing the Cupertino company for $5 million.
Scott Forstall, Apple’s VP of iOS software, and a man considered to be a “CEO-in-waiting” for Apple, sold off 95% of his shares in the company on Friday, raking in a sweet sum of $38.7 million for over 64,000 shares.
Native Instrument’s S2 is a new controller which is set to bridge the gap between consumer and professional controllers. Has it done that well? Read our review to find out.
This is another video taken from the archive. Only recently discovered by Network World, it was meant as an inspirational video for the sales team against IBM. Steve Jobs plays FDR, while some other employees have roles including then vice president of marketing Mike Murray as The General.
Apple is battling a request for a deposition given by late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs. The deposition relates to the relationship Apple has with Universal Music Group (UMG). Apple says the deposition reveals trade secrets and could cause damage to the company.
Amazon has just launched a desktop app for their Cloud Drive service, which was unveiled last year. Those wishing to use the service on their desktop previously had to use a browser or a mobile app to access files.
Apple has begun rejecting apps that use the Dropbox SDK to provide integration with the cloud storage service. Apple’s reason for the rejections; Someone could find a way to get to Dropbox’s website and pay for additional storage without Apple getting their normal 30% cut of the action.
Availability for Apple’s latest iPad continues to improve, with listed ship times at the Apple Online Store now down to just 3-5 days – down from the 5-7 business day estimate just two weeks ago.
This will no doubt not appeal one bit to Android fans, but an article published on Forbes suggests that Android has reached is peak and that the only way it can go is down.
Amazon’s Kindle Fire is no iPad, but it can still be useful as a second device to use in situations where you wouldn’t want to take your iPad. And today, Amazon is offering refurbished Kindle Fires for just $140 with free shipping. That’s a slick deal!
Last night’s update to OS X Mountain Lion Preview 3 adds a new “Do Not Disturb” feature to Notification Center. This allows users to block incoming alerts and banners if they don’t want to be interrupted.
Facebook has long focused on smartphones over tablets, with Facebook for iPad arriving much, much later than its iPhone counterpart. According to a new report from 9to5Mac, the same is true of Facebook’s recently released Messenger app.
Spotify has finally released their highly anticipated iPad app, bringing their popular music streaming service to the big(ger) screen! The iPad app comes as an update to the existing Spotify iOS app, which is now universal for all iOS devices.
After the claimed iPhone 5 button that appeared on sale just over a week ago, it’s the turn of another supposed iPhone 5 part, the SIM card tray, to appear on sale.
In this Mac tip I take a look at how to locate your current location when navigating endlessly through Finder windows.