Archive for June, 2012

National Weather Service will begin sending texts to warn of oncoming severe weather

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  In a movement concerning public safety, the National Weather Service will begin sending text notifications to those in the path of a dangerous weather event like tornadoes, blizzards, hurricanes, ice storms, and more. Yahoo News (AP) reported that the text message sent out to smartphone owners in the affected area will be less than [...]

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Atari sets Greatest Hits free for 40th anniversary

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We first tweeted this note late last night, but after waking up this morning and finding out it wasn’t a dream, we figured we’d share it with all of you here. Atari celebrated its 40th anniversary yesterday, marking a nice milestone in one of the …

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Get all 100 Atari’s Greatest Hits games for free for the next six hours

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As we mentioned yesterday in our usual post about apps and updates, Atari is celebrating its 40th birthday by giving iPhone/iPad owners all 100 in-app purchases for free today. You have six hours. Go!

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Get all 100 Atari’s Greatest Hits games for free for the next six hours

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Atari is celebrating its 40th birthday by giving iPhone/iPad owners all 100 in-app purchases for free today.  You have 6 hours. Go! 

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Apple says VP and Corporate Controller Betsy Rafael to retire in October

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Apple has posted a new SEC filing to report that Vice President and Corporate Controller Betsy Rafael will be retiring on October 19, 2012. Rafael is a crucial member of Apple’s finance team, managing the company’s finances and serving as the Principle Accounting Officer. Apple is yet to name a replacement. Rafael previously worked at [...]

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Virgin Mobile to sell prepaid iPhone in retail stores

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Virgin Mobile began selling the iPhone on Thursday and became the second prepaid carrier in the US to offer Apple’s popular smartphone. The Sprint-owned carrier is selling the iPhone 4 and 4S online and, starting tomorrow, will sell the two handse…

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Verizon Wireless launches Share Everything plans

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Verizon Wireless’ Share Everything plans go live today. Current Verizon customers can upgrade, but new customers must choose a Share Everything plan. Verizon is scrapping the family plans and individual tiered plans for incoming subscribers, because the new options provide unlimited talk, unlimited text, and shareable data with pricing based on how much data is consumed. Unlimited plans are [...]

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Bloomberg: Overhauled iTunes to improve sharing

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According to a Bloomberg article posted today, Apple is planning to overhaul iTunes by the end of 2012, adding iCloud integration and new features for sharing music.

Unnamed sources told Bloomberg staffers that the iCloud integration is targeted…

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Chrome, Google Drive coming to iPhone and iPad today

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During today’s keynote, Google announced that Chrome for iPhone and iPad. Like the Android version of mobile Chrome, users will gain incognito browsing, syncing information (such as passwords and other credentials) and tabs, which Engadget noted i…

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Google Plus coming soon to the iPad

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Google kicked off its I/O developers conference by unveiling its latest Nexus hardware and new software, including a Google + app designed for tablets. The tablet app has a user interface that The Next Web describes as being part Flipboard, part A…

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