Black Friday’s still a couple of weeks away, but that’s not preventing the major retailers from releasing (leaking?) their deals. The good folks over at Gamertell have been posting the fliers and online ads, many of which contain good deals on Apple’s iDevices and third-party accessories. Here’s an early roundup.
A lot is riding on the Surface tablet project for Microsoft; the previous version of Windows-based tablets never really caught on, and after years of watching Apple sell millions of iPads, Redmond has finally responded with a product they hope will be considered cutting-edge and the new epitome of cool. So why compare it to a mullet?
Ephemera site Retronaut has collected a gallery of classic Apple ads running from 1975 (with a black and white ad for the Apple-1) up to 2002 (for the iMac G5). It’s a fascinating collection of how the company presented itself to customers when it was on top of the world with the bestselling Apple ][, to its slump in the ’90s, to its resurgence with the “i” line.
You might be wondering, why would some folks not want to install iTunes? Well, putting it simply, some hate it, and besides, iTunes is not available on operating systems like Linux. So what’s a penguin-and-iPod lover got to do? Thankfully, open source apps like Senuti and libraries like gtkpod/libgpod can help bridge the gap. Unfortunately, more »
According to a report from The Guardian, it seems like O2 will now be the exclusive mobile carrier of Apple’s iPhone in the UK. Unfortunately, the carrier had to offer as much as 40% of its sales revenue to the Cupertino-based electronics giant. The margin will be confirmed tomorrow, but another competitor has already described more »