The capability of content developers to produce material is increasing exponentially, and the Internet infrastructure grows furiously to keep up. How does one avoid paying for every little thing thrown at us in this mêlée?
Got a Retina Display iPad or iPad mini? Then you'll want these free ebooks Vern Seward is featuring in this week's Free on iTunes. Hubble Space Telescope: Discoveries, Guinness World Records: Awesome Animals, and Baby Animals. Check it out.
Many key products in the online Apple Stores in the UK and Australia are priced higher than straight currency conversions can account for. That's even after we take off value added taxes (VAT) and other sales taxes that are usually blamed for such discrepancies.
Apple landed a tax break from Gilbert Public Schools governing board on Monday. According to AZCentral, the five-member board voted unanimously in favor of the deal, which Apple was seeking as an incentive to operate a major manufacturing plant in the area. Bryan Chaffin argues that this is part of a corporate race to the bottom that needs to stop.
A kerfuffle has been artificially created about how the iPad mini Retina doesn't have the full sRGB color gamut of the iPad Air. Think of it as a group nerdgasm, another chance to criticize Apple. The fact is, shoppers aren't even going to blink. The iPad mini Retina will fly off the shelves -- given what supply there is.
Samsung's rush-to-market-to-beat-Apple Galaxy Gear smartwatch has launched with a resounding thud. BusinessKorea reported that Samsung has sold fewer than 50,000 units since it was released in September despite a multimillion dollar marketing campaign.
Holiday season means package shipping, and Vern Seward found three iOS apps that will help you arrange and managing all that shipping in this week's Free on iTunes. FedEx, UPS Mobile, and USPS Mobile.
Inside Apple, the executives know they're in a manufacturing war with Samsung. Exotic materials, including sapphire, plus lasers and expensive robotic milling machines all contribute to modern electronic devices like our smartphones that make the difference between first-class consumer goods and second rate junk. That war has serious consequences, and so that's where Apple is spending the big bucks.
OS X and iOS 7 let you create personal ringtones from your iTunes account for your iPhone without the aid of any additional software. Nancy Carroll Gravley walks you through the steps to make it happen.
Need a change? Vern Seward points out 3 very cool apps that might help in this week's Free on iTunes. Modiface Virtual Makeover, Tattoo You, and Blenda.
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