Apple Black Friday 2013 Deals: Gift Cards Instead of Discounts?

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Apple may not discount any iPads, iPhones or MacBooks on Black Friday as it has in recent years. Rumors are swirling that Apple will offer gift cards bonuses with select purchases on Black Friday. According to unnamed sources that spoke to our friends at 9to5 Mac, Apple’s Black Friday promotion will be decidedly different from […]

Walmart Black Friday 2013: The Only Place Worth Waiting for Tech Deals?

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There are plenty of advertised Black Friday deals this holiday season, but it looks like Walmart’s Black Friday deals are the only ones worth lining up for. While other retailers like Best Buy and Target are advertising a number of compelling Black Friday deals, Walmart is the only one guaranteeing that early shoppers will actually […]

Walmart’s Biggest Black Friday 2013 Deal: 70″ HDTV for $998

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Walmart is selling a 70″ Vizio HDTV for just $998 on Black Friday after a $700 discount. This Black Friday deal isn’t very mobile, but it’s a killer deal if you’re in the market for a gigantic HDTV. It’s also Walmart’s biggest Black Friday deal in terms of dollars off. The HDTV Walmart is advertising […]

Walmart Black Friday 2013: Are Guaranteed In-Stock Items Worth Buying?

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Walmart’s in the midst of promoting its Black Friday deals through a massive ad campaign that includes spots during nationally televised football games. Walmart is differentiating itself from the competition by guaranteeing that 21 of its best deals will be available for at least an hour after the Black Friday sales kick off. Retailers used […]

Best Target Black Friday Deals

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The Target Black Friday ad includes some great tech deals, but those hoping to score the best deals will have to skip out on their families on Thanksgiving. Target has the best iPad Air Black Friday deal we’ve seen so far and some good deals on the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c. There are a […]

Samsung Galaxy S4 Slashed to $49 at RadioShack Ahead of Black Friday

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RadioShack is selling the Samsung Galaxy S4 for just $49.99 for a limited time, a $150 discount off its standard contract price. Those trading in older phones can walk out of RadioShack with a Samsung Galaxy S4 with zero cash out of pocket. Those taking advantage of the offer can choose between AT&T, Sprint and […]

iPad Air Unlocked Partially, Not Compatible with All Networks (video)

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The new iPad Air with 4G LTE isn’t locked down like Apple and its wireless partners would like you to believe. Though Apple and its partners tell buyers that their devices are locked to AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile or Verizon unless traveling abroad, that simply isn’t true. We’ve confirmed that the iPad Air that comes with an AT&T […]

iPhone 5s Review: The Best Phone for Almost Everyone

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The iPhone 5s is the best phone Apple’s produced to date and the benchmark of what a smartphone should be. Though there are some worthy competitors, the iPhone 5s is the phone I recommend without reservation and suggest people put at the top of their shopping lists. Instead of attempting to blow past the competition with […]

Sprint Selling iPhone 5s for Just $99

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Sprint is the first wireless carrier to offer the iPhone 5s at a discount, but there is a catch. The $99 16GB iPhone 5s is only available to new Sprint customers who are transferring a phone number from another wireless carrier. The $100 incentive is available on all other Sprint smartphones, including the iPhone 5c. […]

Gold iPhone 5s Sold Out Online Until October

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Apple sold out of its initial batch of gold iPhone 5s units less than five minutes after putting them up for sale at Apple.com at midnight. Apple and its wireless partners state that some iPhone 5s models are not available until October. At midnight Apple.com showed all iPhone 5s as being available to ship within […]

Major iOS 7 Security Flaw Revealed as iPhone 5s & iPhone 5C Launch

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A security flaw allows anyone to access to photos and videos stored on iPhones running iOS 7, even with passcode lock enabled. With a few taps and swipes, anyone can access the iPhone’s camera roll and do what they wish with the contents. The iOS 7 security flaw also allows anyone to browse which apps […]

iOS 7 Errors Driving You Crazy? Put Down the iPhone and Walk Away

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It’s finally time to install iOS 7, but many iPhone, iPad and iPod touch owners are running into update errors and getting frustrated. My advice is to simply shelve the iOS 7 update until you’re in the comfort of your home and can go a few hours without having to use your iOS devices. Sure, […]

iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c Buyers Guide: The 4 C’s of iPhone Shopping

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Anyone buying an engagement ring may be familiar with the four C’s of diamond shopping (Cut, Clarity, Carat and Color). Diamond sellers simplify the myriad of diamond options confused engagement ring shoppers. Now that Apple will be selling 84 different iPhone combos in the United States, it’s time to simplify the iPhone buying process down […]

White 64GB iPhone 5s on AT&T Best Choice… At Least for Me

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Choosing the right iPhone 5s may be challenging for some, but my choice is crystal clear thanks to my experiences with the iPhone 5. Apple’s offering more iPhone options than ever with the iPhone 5s release, making it more important than ever to carefully evaluate your options. Unfortunately, not all iPhone 5s models are born equally . […]

iPhone 5s: 16GB is Not Enough

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The $199 iPhone 5s comes with just 16GB of storage, which is simply not enough for a modern smartphone. Apple charges a steep premium for the 32GB and 64GB iPhone 5s models, but the extra storage capacity makes a world of difference in everyday use. It’s easy to understand why most people lean towards the […]

One Lucky Person Will Get $1 Million to Upgrade to New iPhone 5S

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Upgrading gadgets can get expensive, but one lucky iPhone buyer won’t have to worry about his or her gadget budget for quite a while. Gazelle, a company that buys used gadgets, is offering a million dollar prize in a contest dubbed the Become a Gazellionaire Sweepstakes. Gazelle’s buy-back service is pretty painless. Wiith just a few […]

iPhone 5S Touch ID Fingerprint Sensor Caught in Leaked User Guide

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An image of the iPhone 5S user guide clearly identifies the “home button/Touch ID sensor,” what appears to be Apple’s name for its fingerprint scanner. We’ve heard several rumors about Apple possibly including a fingerprint scanner on the iPhone 5S, but this is the first time we’ve seen the Touch ID branding anywhere. According to […]

The Killer iPhone Feature We Won’t See on the iPhone 5S

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The killer iPhone 5S feature we’re not going to see is 70% better battery life compared to the iPhone 5. Battery life is the biggest bottleneck for many iPhone users and something we wish Apple would attack as aggressively as possible.  We don’t expect Apple to bless the iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C with the same magic […]

iOS 7 Release Date Could Mark Cut in Crime, Save Lives

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Apple is getting ready to release the first version of its mobile operating system that’s capable of making stolen iPhones worthless to criminals. If iOS 7‘s Activation Lock works as planned, it could make it difficult for criminals to use stolen iPhones or sell them. In my opinion, Activation Lock and other security measures are […]