Month: November 2012

Members of the iPhone fan club who live in China have reason to get excited. According to All Things D, on November 30 Apple announced the December 14 release date of the iPhone 5 in China, the most heavily populated country in the world. The news source additionally indicated that the iPhone's release will be…

As the holidays approach, more people are getting in the giving spirit. In honor of World AIDS Day taking place on December 1, Apple and Starbucks are working together with (PRODUCT)RED to help fund AIDS research with special gift cards. Apple and Starbucks are offering a gift card combo that could be an excellent idea…

The iPad mini is poised to be a huge seller this Christmas, in part because it’s a great device to give kids, wrote Chris Ciaccia in a recent post on the NASDAQ website. Ciaccia said the mini version of the iPad is appealing to parents who do not want to spend roughly $500 on a…

Back around the September release of the iPhone 5, Apple said it would be selling an unlocked iPhone 5, which means a model that is not tied to a specific network, within a few months. Apple has now officially begun online sales of the unlocked iPhone 5 through its website, The Washington Post reported. Apple…

Multitasking doesn't always end well, and one Burlington, Massachusetts, mother found this lesson out the hard way. After getting her young son prepped and ready to go, the pair headed out to the park to hit up the swings and slides. As the pair started down the apartment building's stairs, the young whippersnapper was in…

If you've been loving your MacBook and jamming out to all your favorite music with iTunes, you're probably excited that iTunes 11 was released November 29. The new iTunes was originally promised for release in October, but Apple had to postpone to do additional work. According to The Wall Street Journal, iTunes 11 is designed…

Who doesn't like a phone that is always up for a little conversation? Apple's "Siri," the talkative electronic assistant built into newer Apple iPhones, is making its way into General Motors' new infotainment systems. USA Today recently reported that GM's new systems in its two smallest cars, the Chevrolet Spark and Sonic, will be linked…

It turns out our fine, four-legged companions may not always be able to tell the difference between their dog bone and a shiny iPad. One iPad owner in Avon, Ohio, recently discovered this the hard way. He had placed his iPad on the kitchen counter, a spot he thought was well out of reach of…

It's no secret that Apple's technology and products are changing the world around us, bit by bit. A recent study by e-commerce solutions provider Monetate found a rise in the number of online purchases made from tablets, and a decline in the number originating from desktops. Furthermore, Apple's iPad is firmly at the head of…

While teachers always appreciate a student's full attention, the lure of the iPod can be strong enough to make some students try to sneak a peek during class. For one Chicago student, the iPod's pull was impossible to resist. This student got bold and slipped his iPod out of his bag to discreetly check on…