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Apple slapped with lawsuit over refurbished iPhone and iPad warranty replacements

Computer July 23, 2016 0 Comments

The AppleCare+ warranty extension program looks pretty sweet and straightforward at first glance. For an iPhone 6s or 6s Plus, it covers two accidental damage incidents up to two years from your original purchase date, and it only costs $130 upfront, as well as $100 for each major repair. Repair isn’t exactly the right word, since Cupertino will replace your…

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Apple launches Swift Playgrounds for iPad to teach kids to code

Technology June 26, 2016 0 Comments

Apple today announced Swift Playgrounds for the iPad, a new project that aims to teach kids to code in Swift. When you first open it, Swift Playgrounds presents you with a number of basic coding lessons, as well as challenges. The interface looks somewhat akin to Codecademy, but it’s far more graphical and playful, which makes sense, given that the target audience is kids. Most of…

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Apple’s iPad goes to bat for Major League Baseball

Smartphones March 11, 2016 0 Comments

Apple’s tablet will be in every Major League Baseball dugout this year, helping coaches assess players’ stats as part of a multi-year deal between the tech titan and the league to equip every team with iPad Pros, according to the Wall Street Journal. The tablets will help coaches analyze players’ performance stats from current and previous seasons, weigh pitcher vs.…

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iPad Pro review

HARDWARE November 30, 2015 0 Comments

When I first picked up the iPad Pro at an Apple event this past September, I couldn’t help but laugh a little bit. For one, its size: it is holy-crap-look-at-this-iPad big. And with a price tag that easily jumps up to around a thousand dollars, it’s the most expensive iPad ever. There’s also the fact that Apple has once again…

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Tim Cook: No-one Wants An iPad-Mac Hybrid

Technology November 18, 2015 0 Comments

Apple CEO Tim Cook has told the The Irish Independent he has no plans to converge Cupertino’s lovingly crafted iPad and Macbook hardware lines into a hybrid tablet-plus-laptop device — arguing that melding the two device types would undermine the user experience. And not-so-subtly throwing shade on rival Microsoft’s approach to converged computing in the process. The latter of course recently unboxed the Surface Book — a hybrid laptop-tablet it’s…

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