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78% of Thanksgiving mobile shopping took place on iOS devices

Early Thanksgiving online sale reports suggest that Apple devices were once again the platform of choice for people doing their holiday shopping.<p>How dominant were Apple devices in this category? Well, according to analytics firm Custora E-Commerce Pulse, iOS devices accounted for a massive 78.3 …

Billy Joel and Jimmy Fallon Form 2-Man Doo-Wop Group Using iPad App

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iPad Lifecycle Mirrors Macs and Maybe Even TVs Rather Than iPhones

A new report by Consumer Intelligence Research Partners (CIRP) suggests iPad owners replace their tablets less frequently than their iPhone-owning counterparts, who upgrade almost every two years. The longer iPad replacement cycle may be more like the Mac, which tends to be replaced every 2-4 …

Tim Cook earns spot among Pope Francis & Dalai Lama on Fortune’s World’s Greatest Leaders list

Fortune is out today with its inaugural list of the World’s Greatest Leaders and among Pope Francis, Bill Clinton, Dalai Lama, and other dignitaries sits a few of the tech industry’s biggest figures, including Apple CEO Tim Cook. Tim Cook sits at #33 on the list, ahead of other tech execs like …

Apple’s Brand Is Worth More Than The Cost Of The Apollo Space Program

Apple’s brand value is more than the total cost of the Apollo Space Program in today’s dollars, according to a new report by brand consulting agency Brand Finance.<p>Apple topped a list of 500 firms — including heavyweights like Walmart, Google, and AT&T — to be named the most valuable billion-dollar …

U.S. Soldier’s iPhone Helps Save His Life in Encounter With Suicide Bomber

Sure, you feel like your iPhone is a life-saver, but has it ever literally saved your life? Staff Sgt. Shaun Frank, stationed in Afghanistan, …