Month: November 2012

Apple prepares to launch the iPhone 5 in China this December.
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…

Apple and Starbucks team up to help fund AIDS research.
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…

Many kids are likely to find an iPad mini under the tree this Christmas.
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…

As more options are released for obtaining an iPhone 5 of your own, iResQ's iPhone repair services can keep your device in top working order.
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…

This iPad suffered a three story fall, but iResQ was able to get it up and running again in no time.
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…

iResQ can help keep all your devices in working order.
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…

While it's never smart to text and drive, being connected on the road is about to get easier as Apple's voice recognition electronic assistant "Siri" will be coming to a few select GM models.
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…

One iPad owner from Avon, Ohio, found out the hard way that his four-legged companion couldn't tell the difference between his iPad and a T-bone.
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…

For all your iPad concerns, iResQ can get you back in working order in no time.
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…

The lesson of the day was if you're going to try to sneak a peak at your iPod during class, make sure you don't get flustered and drop it while trying to avoid your teacher's gaze.
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…