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Google listing shows Google Play gift cards are UK-bound, will come in £10, £25, £50 denominations

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Google has dropped the clearest hint possible that it is all set to launch gift cards for its Google Play app store in the UK after it posted extensive details of the cards on one of its support pages. Gift cards were launched in the US last August and talk...
Google listing shows Google Play gift cards are UK-bound, will come in £10, £25, £50 denominations

iPhone 5 Now 'In Stock' in Apple's Online Stores for Several Countries

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Just days after shipping estimates for new iPhone 5 orders improved to 2-4 business days, they are taking the final step with Apple now listing the device as "in stock" in many of its online stores. We've noticed the new "in stock" quotes in Apple's online stores for the U.S,...
iPhone 5 Now 'In Stock' in Apple's Online Stores for Several Countries

RadioShack Launches Mobile-Phone Service

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RadioShack launched a carrier service using its own brand and Leap's Cricket network, as the electronics retailer increased its bet on the highly competitive mobile-phone business....
RadioShack Launches Mobile-Phone Service

Apple Pushing Back Initial iPad Orders in UK as Shipments to US Customers Begin

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We've received word from several customers in the UK who ordered the new iPad immediately after launch that their orders have been delayed by several days. While at least one of these customers was initially quoted delivery for March 16 and another had been quoted a shipping window of March...
Apple Pushing Back Initial iPad Orders in UK as Shipments to US Customers Begin

RadioShack Will Offer iPhone 4 On Launch Day [Radio Shack]

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Based on this rather self-explanatory tweet from the corporate Radio Shack account, it looks like you'll have an extra place to check for an iPhone 4 in case your local Apple, Best Buy, or AT&T stores are sold out: More » RadioShack - IPhone - Apple - Handhelds - Smartphones...
RadioShack Will Offer iPhone 4 On Launch Day [Radio Shack]
RadioShack No Contract Wireless leak shows $50 and $60 smartphone plans

RadioShack slashes prices on Galaxy S3, iPhone 5 and 4S

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The retailer is offering up to $150 in savings on some of Samsung's and Apple's newest devices. [Read more]...
RadioShack slashes prices on Galaxy S3, iPhone 5 and 4S

Best Buy Delays iPhone 5 Pre-Orders Up to 28 Days, Walmart and Sam's Club Also Seeing Delays

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While Apple and its carrier partners are the most popular sources for iPhone purchases, the new iPhone 5 was also made available through a handful of other retailers in the United States including Best Buy, Wal-Mart, Target, Sam's Club, and RadioShack. Model availability is typically limited at these outlets, but...
Best Buy Delays iPhone 5 Pre-Orders Up to 28 Days, Walmart and Sam's Club Also Seeing Delays

RIM's PlayBook tablet pulled from US online stores

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Models of Research in Motion's PlayBook tablet have been pulled from online stores of some top retailers in the U.S. and Canada, a move one analyst said could be a sign that the company is readying a successor tablet. The PlayBook tablet is no longer listed on the online...
RIM's PlayBook tablet pulled from US online stores
Google Play Gift Cards rolling out to Target, GameStop, RadioShack, & Walmart

HBO Confirms Negotiations to Allow Fox and Universal to Participate in iCloud for Movies

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Last week, we noted with the launch of the new Apple TV and iTunes in the Cloud for movies that Fox and Universal were not participating in the iCloud video streaming due to contractual obligations with HBO. At the time CNET indicated that the issue was a temporary one and...
HBO Confirms Negotiations to Allow Fox and Universal to Participate in iCloud for Movies

Palm Pre and Pixi Dropped from RadioShack Stores - http://bit.ly/b7pIFA

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Palm Pre and Pixi Dropped from RadioShack Stores - http://bit.ly/b7pIFA

Alcatel One Touch Hopes "Iron Man" Tie-In Will Help It Make a Name for Itself

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Alcatel One Touch, one of several Chinese phone makers with aspirations to boost its U.S. brand, is hoping a tie-in with “Iron Man” will help that effort. The phone will be featured in the upcoming “Iron Man 3″ film, and Alcatel One Touch is also running several “Iron Man”-themed promotions,...
Alcatel One Touch Hopes "Iron Man" Tie-In Will Help It Make a Name for Itself

RadioShack Wireless adds $119 HTC Desire C

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Starting today the retailer's wireless brand will sell the starter Android phone without a contract for use on Cricket. [Read more]...
RadioShack Wireless adds $119 HTC Desire C

RadioShack Plan for Carrier Service Leaked

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The retailer is apparently moving from simply selling handsets to providing mobile service in partnership with Cricket....
RadioShack Plan for Carrier Service Leaked

Gadgetwise Blog: How to Sell Your Old iPad Now

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Older iPads retain a surprising amount of their value, and many companies want to buy the used machines. The best estimate for an iPad 2 16 GB Wi-Fi in like-new condition was $350 from Amazon.com. RadioShack offered $300, Target offered $286.49 and Best Buy offered $286.20. Here's how to do...
Gadgetwise Blog: How to Sell Your Old iPad Now

RadioShack to launch 'No Contract Wireless' on Sept. 5, report says

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An internal memo has reportedly leaked, indicating the company will be offering no-contract wireless service through Cricket. [Read more]...
RadioShack to launch 'No Contract Wireless' on Sept. 5, report says

iTunes in the Cloud for Movies Matches Digital Copies Included with Disc Purchases

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Tech of the Hub notes (via Wired) that the new upgrades to the iTunes in the Cloud services to include movies purchased from the iTunes Store have another benefit: matching of iTunes Digital Copies that are sometimes included with the purchase of films on DVD or Blu-ray.I purchased the...
iTunes in the Cloud for Movies Matches Digital Copies Included with Disc Purchases

Listings for Holiday Games and Apps Appear on Apple TV, Undoubtedly in Error

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As noted by Mac OS Ken, a new "Holiday" content section has appeared buried in the iTunes Store on the Apple TV. Interestingly, the section contains numerous banners advertising apps and games, which are of course not currently compatible with the Apple TV. The new content sections are not functional,...
Listings for Holiday Games and Apps Appear on Apple TV, Undoubtedly in Error

RadioShack Mobile leak suggests Cricket Wireless-based MVNO on the way

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Tired, perhaps, of juggling mainstream cellular carriers, RadioShack may be launching its own wireless branding. According to a tip we've received, the Shack is gearing up to launch RadioShack Mobile, a no-contract MVNO based on Cricket Wireless. A pair of leaked screenshots (above and after the break) seem to...
RadioShack Mobile leak suggests Cricket Wireless-based MVNO on the way

History suggests Thompson's days numbered at Yahoo

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Top executives at RadioShack, Veritas, and Lotus all left their jobs after falsehoods were found on their resumes, and a business ethicist calls the academic misstatements of Yahoo's CEO "fatal." [Read more]...
History suggests Thompson's days numbered at Yahoo

One Thing I Hate About My 16 GB iPad (AAPL)

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Ten days after walking into my local RadioShack and buying a brand new iPad, I'm still in love with it. I have almost no complaints. I use it every day, even more than my MacBook Air. Yes, my iPad gets kind of warm after using it for a few...
One Thing I Hate About My 16 GB iPad (AAPL)

Improved H.264 Compression Holds Down File Sizes on 1080p iTunes Store Content

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Ars Technica takes a look at the new 1080p content available on the iTunes Store, showing how a "High" compression profile for H.264-encoded content on the iPhone 4S and new iPad and Apple TV are minimizing the increase in file size needed to move from 720p to 1080p. Comparison of...
Improved H.264 Compression Holds Down File Sizes on 1080p iTunes Store Content

Apple and Google Teaming Up on $500 Million Bid for Kodak Patents

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Bloomberg reports that Apple and Google have joined forces to put forward a bid of more than $500 million to purchase the patent portfolio of bankrupt imaging pioneer Eastman Kodak.The two companies, competing for dominance of the smartphone market, have partnered after leading two separate consortia this summer to buy...
Apple and Google Teaming Up on $500 Million Bid for Kodak Patents

Jony Ive Discusses Apple's Creative Design Processes

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In a rare interview, Apple design chief Jony Ive participated in a Q&A exchange with the London Evening Standard, offering his perspective on a number of topics including how the design process works at Apple.Q: How does a new product come about at Apple? A: What I love about the...
Jony Ive Discusses Apple's Creative Design Processes

Speculation Targets Mac Pro as First "Made in USA" Mac Product

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During his interview with Brian Williams, Tim Cook revealed that Apple is planning on bringing some of its Mac production back to the United States. Cook did not reveal which of the Mac lines would be part of the $100 million investment, but speculation has named the Mac Pro as the likely...
Speculation Targets Mac Pro as First "Made in USA" Mac Product

iPhone 4S now starting at $125 at RadioShack

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RadioShack announced today that it will be cutting prices on the iPhone 4S by $75. Beginning Sunday, August 26, all AT&T, Verizon, and Sprint iPhone 4S models will be available for the discounted price to new and upgrading customers at RadioShack locations nationwide. The Apple smartphone is also eligible for...
iPhone 4S now starting at $125 at RadioShack

Verizon Including Mobile Hotspot in iPad Data Plans, AT&T Still 'Working with Apple'

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GottaBeMobile reports that Verizon has officially announced that its data plans for the new iPad Wi-Fi + 4G will include mobile hotspot functionality at no additional charge. The feature allows users to share the device's cellular connection, broadcasting it as Wi-Fi signal that can be used to provide data connectivity...
Verizon Including Mobile Hotspot in iPad Data Plans, AT&T Still 'Working with Apple'

Apple Has Also Filed for an 'iWatch' Trademark in Japan

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Photo of the Pebble watch Bloomberg reports that Apple has filed for a trademark for the term 'iWatch' in Japan:The maker of iPhones is seeking protection for the name which is categorized as being for products including a handheld computer or watch device, according to a June 3 filing...
Apple Has Also Filed for an 'iWatch' Trademark in Japan

What happens when computers are cheaper than LEGO blocks?

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The cost of a Raspberry Pi computer you can buy today is $25. It has a 700 MHz CPU with 256 MB RAM.

 In 2001, the Power Mac G4 Cube, with 450 MHz CPU with 64 MB RAM, cost $1,799. That is how much hardware prices have fallen. Meanwhile, a...
What happens when computers are cheaper than LEGO blocks?
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