Space Black Apple Watch Pre-orders Slip into July

10:39 AM EDT, Apr. 13th, 2015 · Jeff Gamet · News

If you're space black Apple Watch with link bracelet ship time is four to six weeks, it's time to stop complaining because orders placed now won't see theirs until July. Apple's website showed a July ship window for the 42mm model Monday morning.

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If you really want an Apple Watch right away and didn't get yours ordered during the first couple minutes after pre-orders launched, your best bet may be Ebay—but expect to pay a hefty premium if you go that route.

U.S. Apple Watch Pre-orders hit 975K on First Day

9:32 AM EDT, Apr. 13th, 2015 · Jeff Gamet · News

Apple sold about 975,000 Apple Watches during the first day of pre-order availability in the U.S., according to data from Slice Intelligence. Silver proved to be the most popular color with Apple Watch and Apple Watch Sport making up more than half total sales, although the space gay Apple Watch Sport accounted for 40 percent of overall sales by itself.

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If Apple sold 975,000 pre-orders in one day just in the United States, then it likely sold more than a million worldwide. That doesn't include any pre-orders made over the weekend, so that number is still likely climbing. That's a lot of smartwatches.

MGG 548: One Geek On The Road

11:57 AM EDT, Apr. 12th, 2015 · John F. Braun & Dave Hamilton · Mac Geek Gab Podcast

Dave's in Las Vegas for NMX/NAB this week, but he and John brave the hotel WiFi to get your Geek on. Terminal Tips are Threefold (or more) in this episode, made easy by your two favorite geeks. That plus some solutions for slow Safari issues and more. Download and enjoy!

My Apple Watch Try-on Experience: Welcome to the New Apple Store

5:40 PM EDT, Apr. 10th, 2015 · Jeff Gamet · Analysis

When Apple opened its doors for Apple Watch pre-orders early Friday morning it also let us start scheduling appointments to try on their brand new smartwatch. I was lucky enough to get an appointment right away—a fact that made me very happy since it would let me try on the watch I just bought sight unseen—and the experience was very much Apple, but also totally new.

Raymond James Downgrades AAPL Because Apple Watch isn’t Insanely Great

11:42 AM EDT, Apr. 10th, 2015 · Jeff Gamet · Apple Stock Watch

Raymond James analyst Tavis McCourt downgraded Apple from "Outperform" to "Market Perform" on Friday over concerns that Apple Watch won't live up to investor expectations. His concern is that, following early product reviews, Apple Watch won't hit the "insanely great benchmark."

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Apple seems to have sold through its Apple Watch inventory fairly quickly. Either Apple made almost none and the few people who wanted the company's new smartwatch snapped one up right away, or there's more interest than Raymond James analyst Tavis McCourt thinks.

TMO’s Apple Watch FAQ

11:06 AM EDT, Apr. 10th, 2015 · Jeff Gamet · News

Ready to buy an Apple Watch, but have a few questions before pulling out your credit card? We have answers. TMO rounded up the questions we're hearing most often in a handy list, and if there's more you need to know, we'll add that, too. Read on to get your Apple Watch questions answered.

Apple Watch AppleCare Priced at $49, $69, $1,500

9:33 AM EDT, Apr. 10th, 2015 · Jeff Gamet · News

AppleCare for the Apple Watch you stayed up late to order—or are planning to order soon—will cost you US$49 for the Apple Watch Sport, $69 for the stainless steel Apple Watch, and $1,500 for the Apple Watch Edition. Turns out the prices leaked several days ago was wrong across the board.

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The cost for AppleCare for the Apple Watch is probably where it should be, but it does seem kind of crazy that you can buy two 128GB iPad Airs for the price of AppleCare on the Apple Watch Edition.

OS X: Getting the Size of Mailboxes

8:55 AM EDT, Apr. 10th, 2015 · Melissa Holt · TMO Quick Tip

Ever wondered how you could see which of your mailboxes take up the most space and clean them out accordingly? That's the purpose of today's Quick Tip! Melissa Holt will go over the ins and outs of this feature, so if you've got a very bloated Mail program, now's your chance to…let some air out of it? We're not sure where we were going with that analogy.

Apple Watch Ship Times Slip to June

4:51 AM EDT, Apr. 10th, 2015 · Bryan Chaffin · News

Apple Watch Ship Times Slip to June

It's official: Apple Watch preorders are off the chart. Within two minutes, shipping times slipped from a range of April 24th through May 8th to a range of May 13th through May 27th. Within a half hour, shipping estimates had slipped to June.

Up to $290 Off a Rosetta Stone Language Set of Your Choice

7:44 PM EDT, Apr. 9th, 2015 · Bryan Chaffin · TMO Deals

Up to $290 Off a Language Set of Your Choice

I'm delighted to announce that Rosetta Stone is back on our Deals page—you can get up to $280 off thelanguage set of your choice with our offer. I've done Rosetta Stone before, and I think it's a great way to learn a language. You can choose from more than 20 languages, and there's a moneyback guarantee from Rosetta Stone on your purchase. Check it out.