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Ashley Madison Users Line Up for Lawsuits over Data Theft

10:40 AM, Aug. 26th, 2015 · Jeff Gamet · Analysis

The lawsuit frenzy over Ashley Madison's data breach is firing up

Avid Life Media, the parent company for AshleyMadison.com, is facing a class action lawsuit in California after hackers stole the site's subscriber database and posted the information online. With over 30 million user's records now online and the serious impact that's having on people's lives, it's a safe bet the lawsuits are just beginning.

Best Buy Shows Apple Watch Has Muggle Appeal

5:34 PM, Aug. 25th, 2015 · Jeff Gamet · News

Best Buy's Apple Watch sales are a big success

Apple Watch has appeal beyond the tech crowd, and that has Best Buy happy. The big box retailer said demand for Apple's smartwatch has been high, and it's original plan to have them in 300 of its stores by the holiday buying season has expanded to include all 1,050 of its locations before October.

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It's OK for tech analysts to chill out a little over Apple Watch. If the average user didn't want one Best Buy wouldn't be expanding its in-store sales locations.

Apple Adds Alchemy Synthesizer Support to Logic Pro X

4:15 PM, Aug. 25th, 2015 · Jeff Gamet · Product News

Logic Pro X gets a serious update with Alchemy support

Apple released Logic Pro X 10.2 on Tuesday with several new features, most notably support for Alchemy—a synthesizer plug-in with several sound generators. Logic Pro is Apple's professional audio editing application for the Mac.

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That's a seriously big update for Logic Pro.

10-foot MFi-certified Lighting Cable: $18.99

3:29 PM, Aug. 25th, 2015 · Jeff Gamet · TMO Deals

10-foot Lightning cable for $18.99

If you're on the hunt for a new USB to Lightning cable for your iPhone or iPad and don't want to break the bank, check out TMO's deal today. We found a 10-foot (3 meter) cable with Apple's MFi certification for only US$18.99, or 52 percent off its regular $40 price tag. That's what you'll pay for Apple's much shorter 1 meter cable, and since it come with a MFi certification, you don't have to worry about damaging your iOS devices when they're charging or syncing. It's perfect for an extra cable to keep in your school or work bag.

Wells Fargo Upgrades AAPL, Says Market Overcorrected

10:22 AM, Aug. 25th, 2015 · Jeff Gamet · Apple Stock Watch

Wells Fargo upgrades AAPL to Outperform

Wells Fargo analyst Maynard Um upgraded Apple's stock rating to Outperform on Tuesday following Monday's rollercoaster market correction. He thinks Apple's stock dip yesterday was an overcorrection and that investors have a new buying window.

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Some days the stock market is a crazy roller coaster ride—like yesterday. Today, Wells Fargo thinks Apple is the ride to be on.

3-in-1 Smartphone Camera Lenses 56% Off: $29.99

4:43 PM, Aug. 24th, 2015 · Jeff Gamet · TMO Deals

iPhone Camera Lens Deal

Adding extra camera lenses to your iPhone doesn't have to be an expensive ordeal, and TMO's latest deal backs that up. This kit includes macro, wide angle, and fisheye lenses that all snap on or off quickly thanks to an adapter ring that attaches to your phone. It's compatible with the iPhone 4 up through the iPhone 6 Plus, and also works with the iPad, iPod touch, and many Android smartphones, too. The camera lens kit is regularly priced at US$69, but you can get it for $29.99 with our special deal.

Swatch CEO: Apple Watch is a Toy

10:45 AM, Aug. 24th, 2015 · Jeff Gamet · News

Swatch: We're betting on the smart-ish watch

Swatch CEO Nick Hayek says Apple Watch is a toy and that smartwatches in general are a bad idea. He went on to say that Swatch is working on its own smartwatch design, which presumably isn't a toy like Apple Watch.

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The future, according to Swatch isn't the smartwatch. It's the smart-ish watch.