Michael Tebbano

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Apple Seeds New Builds of Safari 7.1 and Safari 6.2 to Developers

Apple has seeded developers with new versions of Safari 7.1 for OS X Mavericks and Safari 6.2 for OS X Mountain Lion as works continues on OS X Yosemite. In its release notes for both betas, Apple is asking developers to test AutoFill for passwords and credit cards as well as general website …

Apple Maintains Tablet Market Share Lead Despite iPad Sales Drop

Apple's recent earnings call revealed that iPad sales continue to decline, with the company shipping only 13.3 million iPads during the third fiscal quarter of 2014 (second calendar quarter), compared to 14.6 million in the year-ago quarter.<p>Despite the sales drop, Apple continues to be the world's …

Apple Begins Mass Production of 4.7-Inch iPhone 6, 5.5-Inch Model and iPads Start in September

China media sources (via <i>GforGames</i>) report that mass production of Apple's 4.7-inch iPhone is underway ahead of the phone's expected fall launch. These same sources claim the 5.5-inch version of the iPhone 6 has not entered mass production, further suggesting that the launch timeframe for this …

Buyer's Guide: Discounts on MacBook Air, Retina MacBook Pro, AppleCare, and Apple Accessories

This week's Buyer's Guide includes deals on the MacBook Air, the Retina MacBook Pro, and AppleCare, as well as an array of Apple-related accessories that are currently on sale.<p><b>MacBook Air</b><p>Apple's MacBook Air is currently available for <b>up to $150 off</b> at Best Buy, with Adorama, Amazon, and B&H Photo …

U.S. House Approves Bill Making Smartphone Unlocking Legal, Obama Pledges to Sign it Into Law

We're one step closer to being able to legally unlock smartphones again, as the United States House of Representatives today passed legislation that legalizes cell phone unlocking, unanimously voting in favor of the Unlocking Consumer Choice and Wireless Competition Act.<p>The Act was approved by the …

Apple Stores to Adjust Genius Bar Appointments, Set to Train Employees on New Initiative

Apple is planning to make a number of changes at its retail stores ahead of the upcoming holiday season, which include adjustments to Genius Bar appointments and training for its employees on a new initiative, according to <i>9to5Mac</i>.<p>The report notes that Apple will do away with the suggested 15 minute …

Supply Chain Sources Claim December Launch for 5.5-Inch iPhone 6 and iWatch

Reports from within Apple's Asian supply chain (via <i>GforGames</i>) again suggest the company is planning to launch the 4.7-inch iPhone separately from the 5.5-inch model, with the latter model entering mass production in September. This staggered launch would allow Apple to debut the highly-anticipated …

Hilton to Adopt Digital Check-In, Smartphone-Based Room Keys Worldwide

Hilton Worldwide, a company that operates thousands of hotels around the globe, today announced plans to roll out new mobile-based check-in and room selection tools, as well as digital smartphone-based room keys.<p>Hilton guests will be able to select their rooms online using their smartphones, which …

Apple refreshes entire Retina MacBook Pro lineup with improved processors and more RAM standard

As expected, Apple has pushed out an upgrade to the Retina MacBook Pro lineup. Both the 15-inch and 13-inch models were updated, and two models received price drops.<p>Each 15-inch model received a modest processor speed bump, starting with a new 2.2 GHz chip in the base model, followed by 2.5 GHz in …

Now that it’s legal, here’s how to unlock your phone on all four U.S. carriers

Advertisement<p>62 Comments<p>Credit: Sashkin/Shutterstock<p>After you’ve finished up with a two-year smartphone contract, one of the easiest ways to save …