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You're A Fool If You Buy AppleCare For Your iPhone 5 (AAPL)

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Here's a little bit of insider info that Apple doesn't want you to know. When you buy your iPhone 5 and are asked if you want to buy an AppleCare protection plan, you should say "NO!" Why? AppleCare, which will set you back $99 for two years of coverage, is way too...
You're A Fool If You Buy AppleCare For Your iPhone 5 (AAPL)
SquareTrade: Americans Have Spent Nearly $6B On iPhone Repair And Replacement Since 2007

Apple faces Portugal lawsuit over AppleCare

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Apple is currently facing yet another international lawsuit over its AppleCare extended warranties. The Portuguese Association for Consumer Protection (DECO) is said to have announced plans to sue the company for misleading customers into paying for unnecessary coverage, as local laws already require electronics manufacturers to honor warranty claims for...
Apple faces Portugal lawsuit over AppleCare

Get a Planar 22-inch LCD monitor for $99.99

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The PL2210W doesn't have a lot of fancy features, but it does come with a 3-year warranty. Can't beat that! [Read more]...
Get a Planar 22-inch LCD monitor for $99.99

Clipix Wants To Be A Pinterest For The Real World

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Does the world really need another visual bookmarking service? After all, we already have Pinterest and all of its clones. Clipix, however, believes that it has found a way to differentiate itself from the competition. The service, which is coming out of beta today, feels a bit like a hybrid...
Clipix Wants To Be A Pinterest For The Real World

Apple Stock Trading Halted Briefly on Sudden 9% Drop

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BusinessInsider reports some strange activity on Apple's stock today. Trading was halted due to an abrupt drop of over 9%.The stock crashed 9% to $542.80 before trading was stopped. When the stock started trading again, it opened at $598.39Trading has since resumed, but there has been no clarification on what...
Apple Stock Trading Halted Briefly on Sudden 9% Drop
ASUS Transformer Prime bootloader unlocking tool now available

Here's Proof That People Want To Do More With Their iPhones Than Apple Will Allow (AAPL)

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The jailbreak for for iOS 6.1, going by the name Evasi0n, has arrived. Over 270,000 people have downloaded it today to jailbreak their iPhones and iPads to introduce a host of new capabilities to their devices. In fact, people have been so eager to get their mitts on Evasi0n that...
Here's Proof That People Want To Do More With Their iPhones Than Apple Will Allow (AAPL)

Hacker delves into secret world of warranties

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Nobody likes to read the legalese-ridden warranty statements that come with tech products, and trying to read that lengthy, tiny serial number is a pain, right? But one hacker at DefCon did, and he's got advice for consumers and companies alike. [Read more]...
Hacker delves into secret world of warranties

Apple CEO Tim Cook Apologizes for China Warranty Policies

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Apple Inc. issued an apology letter signed by Chief Executive Tim Cook that vowed to revamp aspects of its customer-service policies in China after more than two weeks of pointed attacks by government-run media. In the letter written in Chinese and posted to Apple’s website on Monday, Mr. Cook said...
Apple CEO Tim Cook Apologizes for China Warranty Policies

Official TouchArcade App Now Available

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Our sister site TouchArcade.com has launched an official iOS app this morning. [iTunes Link] TouchArcade is a site focused on game news and reviews for Apple's iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad platforms. The new iOS app features website content, easy game discovery, user forums, as well as app tracking abilities....
Official TouchArcade App Now Available

Apple fined for breach of copyright over three user-uploaded Chinese books

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Image: Engadget China Daily (via ZDNet) reports that Apple has been ordered by a court to pay 730,000 Yuan ($118,000) to three Chinese authors as their books were apparently uploaded to the iTunes Store without permission. The uploads appear to have been made by third-parties rather than by Apple directly, and it’s...
Apple fined for breach of copyright over three user-uploaded Chinese books
Drop test: Nexus 7 faces off against Apple's iPad and wins [video]

Charge your phone with your shoe? New Kenyan technology makes it possible.

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Kenya’s Anthony Mutua, 24, has developed an ultra-thin chip of crystals that can charge mobile phones when placed in shoe soles. The technology can generate electricity when put under pressure. The technology, which generates electricity once stepped on when the user walks, Mutua says, harvests the energy in two ways. It...
Charge your phone with your shoe? New Kenyan technology makes it possible.

Tesla offers loaner cars, valet service

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In a burst of service-related announcements today, Tesla says it will build a fleet of loaner cars for when owners have their cars in service, and says its battery warranty covers everything except collisions and intentional damage. [Read more]...
Tesla offers loaner cars, valet service

Apple Attack Backfires for Chinese State Broadcaster

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A report by China Central Television questioning the integrity of Apple Inc. has instead ended up shining an unkind spotlight on the state broadcaster’s own reputation thanks to what appears to be a poorly edited post on the country’s most popular Twitter-like microblogging service. The post, published Friday night on...
Apple Attack Backfires for Chinese State Broadcaster

Apple Is Officially Selling Refurbished Products On eBay (EBAY, AAPL)

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Apple is selling officially refurbished products through eBay, reports 9to5Mac. In typical Apple fashion, it began secretly and mysteriously, with all products offering a one-year warranty, new batteries, and new packaging. You know, exactly the treatment Apple gives its own refurbished devices. The theory was that Apple was experimenting with...
Apple Is Officially Selling Refurbished Products On eBay (EBAY, AAPL)

Apple Testing Expanded iPhone Repair Options Through Authorized Service Providers in Canada

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Apple has launched an iPhone repair pilot program for Apple Certified Service Providers in Canada that will allow certain certified centers to offer iPhone repairs after store technicians have completed Apple-required iOS Certification. According to a tipster, the third party service sites will be able to offer repairs for the...
Apple Testing Expanded iPhone Repair Options Through Authorized Service Providers in Canada
Pentagon gives green light: now those hundreds of thousands of iPhones, iPads, and iPods can actually be used
With Its New Liquipod, Liquipel Hopes To Make Your Gadgets Water-Resistant While You Wait

Apple now selling refurbished 15-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display beginning at $1,869

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We can't say we're exactly surprised to see Apple's next-generation MacBook Pro show up on the company's "Certified Refurbished" online store -- still, it's good news for folks looking to save a little cash while getting a taste of Retina MBP straight from the source. Currently, Apple is only...
Apple now selling refurbished 15-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display beginning at $1,869

Now You Can Make Your AT&T Galaxy Note Play Nice With T-Mobile HSPA+

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Know what I love about Android hackers? They’ve got moxie. Take a look at these folks on the XDA-developer forums: a user named itsjusttime put up a bounty post offering cold hard cash to whoever could get AT&T’s Galaxy Note I717 up and running on T-Mobile’s HSPA+ network. Now, just...
Now You Can Make Your AT&T Galaxy Note Play Nice With T-Mobile HSPA+

Microsoft tries to stamps out concerns about Surface Pro warranty in China

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Microsoft is trying to stamp out concerns about its Surface Pro warranty policy in China just over a week after Apple apologized for its own customer service woes in the country.On Thursday, Microsoft said its warranty policies for its newly launched Surface Pro tablet were consistent with Chinese law....
Microsoft tries to stamps out concerns about Surface Pro warranty in China
After Chewing Out Apple, China Targets Microsoft's Surface Warranty Policies

Get a 22-inch desktop monitor for $99.99 shipped

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The AOC e2251Swdn is new, not refurbished, and it features an LED-backlit display and three-year warranty. [Read more]...
Get a 22-inch desktop monitor for $99.99 shipped

Kingmax intros UI-05 USB flash drive with glass ceiling, lets you see memory storage 'in action'

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If you ever thought the world of flash storage was, well, a little pedestrian, then you've clearly never met Kingmax. The memory-maker likes to spice things up with world firsts, and exhibits an enthusiasm for the utilitarian product that can only be admired. The latest innovation? A USB drive...
Kingmax intros UI-05 USB flash drive with glass ceiling, lets you see memory storage 'in action'
Consumer groups in 10 more EU countries seeking alterations to AppleCare

Android 4.1 update for Droid RAZR M leaks early

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A leaked version of Android 4.1 Jelly Bean has arrived for the Motorola Droid Razr M, giving users the ability to upgrade to the latest version of Android a bit more than a month after the device's release. The update, however, is not a final release candidate, so users upgrading...
Android 4.1 update for Droid RAZR M leaks early

Italy threatens to suspend Apple operations in warranty dispute

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Italy's marketing authority has threatened to temporarily close Apple's Italian operations for up to 30 days over laws related to product warranties....
Italy threatens to suspend Apple operations in warranty dispute

Get a loaded Sony Blu-ray player for $64.99

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The BDP-BX58 features apps, Wi-Fi, 3D, and even an HDMI cable. Only the warranty falls a bit short. [Read more]...
Get a loaded Sony Blu-ray player for $64.99
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