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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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[ 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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[ 6 Apr 2016 | Comments Off on Like Trump, Bernie Sanders thinks Apple should make iPhones in US ]

In a recent  interview with the New York Daily News, U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders says he wishes Apple would make its products in the United States.
He also said Apple is not paying its fair share of taxes here.
“No, Apple is not destroying the fabric of America,” Sanders is quoted as saying. “But I do wish they’d be manufacturing some of their devices, here, in the United States rather than in China. And I …

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[ 23 Jun 2015 | Comments Off on An iPhone with no home button? ]
An iPhone with no home button?

Could we be seeing a new iPhone one day that has no Home button?According to a report today from DigiTimes, Apple is working on some technology that would allow users to do everything they do now on via the Home button on the touchscreen, including using Touch ID.
Theoretically, this could allow Apple to narrow or eliminate the bezels at the top and bottom of the phone and drastically reduce the size of iPhones and iPhone …

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[ 1 Jun 2015 | Comments Off on Blu Vivo Air apes Apple style, offers Android performance ]

Apple, Samsung and a few other manufacturers seem to have the cell phone game locked down. Yet, there are a handful of companies that have challenged all of the high-priced, must-have phones with low-cost phones which do the same for less.
Ok, maybe not exactly the same, but close. Isn’t the main function of a phone to make a call? Yes, but more people are relying on their phones to replace laptops and tablets. Some are …

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[ 9 Apr 2015 | Comments Off on New Apple operating system has a bluetooth bug ]

Apple has released an update to its computer operating system, called Yosemite. The update, OS X 10.10.3, brings many updates, including a new Photos app that is very similar to Photos on the iPad and iPhone. It’s also got some security updates.
Many readers of ADT and throughout the Internet have complained about a bluetooth issue. Bluetooth devices were not being recognized and users were unable to turn on bluetooth.
A fix, sent to us by several …

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[ 16 Jun 2014 | Comments Off on Apple cashes in on latest craze with Beats ]

Now that Apple has announced it will buy Beats Audio for $3 billion what’s next? Will every iPod and iPhone come with Beats headphones? Will Beats put the Apple logo on its products? Will Forbes finally say that, yes, Dr. Dre. will be a billionaire? Well, we don’t know. We do know that straw polls, surveys and whatnots have confirmed that young folks think Apple is cool again because it has acquired Beats. How much …

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[ 22 Nov 2012 | Comments Off on In a world of super-big Android phones, Motorola Droid Razr M finds a niche ]

The beautiful thing about the Android smartphone market is that customers have a choice. If you want a 5.5-inch Samsung behemoth or a 4.8-inch Samsung behemoth, well, there’s an Android for you.
Want a phone that feels — and let’s just say it — iPhone 5 sized? Well the Motorola Droid Razr M is for you. It’s 4.3 inches long, a little longer than the new Apple phone. It feels light enough and durable enough and …

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[ 14 Nov 2012 | Comments Off on Life with my iPhone 5 is going just fine ]

It’s been a couple of weeks since I switched from the dark side of Android to my Apple iPhone 5 and I must say life is going just fine.
It was no secret I was eventually going to the iPhone. I’ve owned three iPods, a Mac desktop and two laptops. I would have owned more but that’s all I’ve needed. I kept the first two an average of seven years. I’m happily into my third year …