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[ 28 Sep 2016 | Comments Off on Aetna to offer Apple Watch free to employees, discounted to customers and launch new health-oriented apps ]
Apple Watch, Aetna

Insurance provider Aetna is planning to use the Apple Watch as part of a major health push later this year.
Beginning later this fall, Aetna will provide free Apple Watches to select large employers and individual customers during open enrollment season and plans to subsidize what it calls a “significant” portion of the cost and offering monthly payroll deductions to help cover the remaining costs.
It did not announce how much of the cost of the watch …

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[ 21 Sep 2016 | Comments Off on QX50 crossover keeps Infiniti in the game, begs for update ]

Infiniti has tried hard to get its mojo back.
Introduced the same year as Lexus, the company bolted on the scene with the Q45, a stunning piece that gave Jaguar a serious challenge. It hasn’t had a big sedan that adventurous since, probably because it’s more concerned with trucks and crossovers.
That’s not a big problem since the company’s crossovers and trucks are pretty good.
The QX50 is one of those crossovers. It started as the FX35 back …

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[ 16 Sep 2016 | Comments Off on Why Tiger Woods buying TaylorMade Golf could be a great idea ]
Tiger Woods to buy Taylor Made

A new rumor is circulating that one of the greatest golfers who ever lived, Tiger Woods, is in talks to buy one of the world’s best golf companies, TaylorMade.

Best golf rumour ever. @TigerWoods will not only play @TaylorMadeGolf clubs in 2017 he is negotiating to buy the company. #STP #fanciful
— Brendan James (@BrendanJames2) September 15, 2016

The story got legs Thursday when Golf Australia magazine editor Brendan James hit Twitter to say that Sir Eldrick will not …

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[ 16 Sep 2016 | Comments Off on Samsung Galaxy Note 7 recall into full effect; how to get a replacement or a swap out ]

Earlier this week, Samsung responded to its mounting Galaxy Note 7 problems by announcing a software fix that would limit the sleek new phone from charging past 60 percent.
The software update was issued for people outside the U.S. who ignoring an initial recall notice about the phone, which a small number of users reported was exploding and bursting into flames.
There was an placed on the front page of a large South Korean newspaper, the Seoul …

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[ 15 Sep 2016 | Comments Off on Want a jet black iPhone 7 or any iPhone 7 Plus? Better order online; Apple Store supplies will be low ]
Apple iPhone 7 jet black

According to TechCrunch, Apple has released a statement saying that customers can expect limited quantities of iPhone 7 in Apple Stores when the phones go on sale Friday morning. And the iPhone 7 in the new jet black color is completely sold out, as are all colors of iPhone 7 Plus.
With news that Sprint and T-Mobile have seen records during the pre-sale period, it seems that customers are buying up the multiple improvements in iPhone …

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[ 14 Sep 2016 | Comments Off on Special effects in Apple’s new iOS 10 not working? Here’s how to fix them ]
Apple iOS10 software

Yesterday, Apple released its much anticipated iOS 10 software for its users. The software will come standard in the new iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, which will hit stores Friday. But users of some older iPhones and iPads can take advantage of a series of software-based improvements that will make their older devices more useful.
Of course, some users had issues with the software causing their hardware to crash Tuesday, though by Tuesday evening Apple …

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[ 9 Sep 2016 | Comments Off on In advance of iPhone 7, X-doria releases suite of new iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus cases. We examine ]
Xdoria iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus cases

Ok, so you ordered your new iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus last night and you’re probably, like many folks, thinking about the best way to keep it looking nice. And if you bought the new Jet Black color, do know that Apple says it is prone to scratching, so it’s best to find a case for it.
So on the morning of the official iPhone 7 preorder day, X-doria sent us a whole suite of …