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Archive for the ‘Apple News’ Category

November 17th, 2008

Black Friday Bonanza?

Will Apple step up and offer a better deal during the Black Friday sale? Well, for consumers sake let’s hope so.
Black Friday is one of the biggest sales in the United States. Traditionally retailers offer big discounts on items during his day. People line up very early for the chance to shop for big […]

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November 14th, 2008

Mac for Barack

I’ve been watching the US political contest closely and I’m so glad that my personal favorite won the election. In January the US will have their first African American President, when Barack Obama takes his oath.
Today I was happy to find out that President-Elect Obama is a Mac user. Woohoo!
According to this Wired article, Obama […]

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November 11th, 2008

Apple To Philippines, Here’s Your Online Store!

Imagine my utter shock and disbelief when I got an email from Apple which read “Now Open: Apple Online Store, Philippines“. Whoa?! It’s not April 1 so it must not be a joke. It wasn’t. Within minutes I was able to confirm that indeed our country has it’s very own online Apple store.
It was really […]

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August 7th, 2008

Globe’s iPhone 3G Plans Unveiled and Why I’m Not Happy

Globe, the Philippine provider for Apple’s iPhone unveiled it’s pricing and plans for the iPhone last August 6, 2008. The iPhone will be available to its customers on August 22, 2008.
Here’s a brief overview of the plans provided by Globe.
Plan 1559
MSF: Php 1559 ($35)
Free Local Voice Minutes: 100
Free Local Text Messages: 350
Free Local Mobile […]

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July 14th, 2008

Several Days and 1 Million iPhone 3Gs Later

MarketWatch reports that Apple has sold 1 million of its latest version of the iPhone. It took Apple 74 days to sell 1 million units of the previous iPhone. Granted the first version was only available in the United States. The 3G version was simultaneously launched in 21 countries last July 11.
Still this is […]

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July 11th, 2008

iPhone 3G Available Now!

Finally! The much anticipated iPhone 3G is available for sale in the United States as well as 21 other countries. People lined up hours if not days ahead of the launch of the iPhone just to be one of the first few people to have their hands on the iPhone.
Not all went well though. […]

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June 19th, 2008

5 Billion and Counting

Yep, that’s how much songs have been sold through iTunes. It’s changed the way we buy and listen to music. At least I know it has for me. This is according to a recent report at MarketWatch.
Just the other day I found myself the happy recipient of several iTunes gift cards from my dad. I […]

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June 11th, 2008

My Thoughts On The WWDC 2008 Keynote

First, pardon me if this is a couple of days late. I spent two days at the hospital and wasn’t able to watch the keynote live. I downloaded it via iTunes today and watched it. Chris posted his own recap of WWDC 2008 Keynote and now I’m posting mine.
To sum it all up in […]

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May 27th, 2008

67 And Counting

That’s the number of countries that have been counted as the iPhone’s destination before 2008 ends. TeliaSonera is the latest company to be announced and it will bring the iPhone to Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland, Lithuania, Lativa and Estonia.
TeliaSonera is the largest Nordic and Baltic State mobile phone operator. It has a total of 115 […]

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May 20th, 2008

Mac Sales Sky Rocketing

According to an AppleInsider Story, Mac sales are soaring. It posted a 50% year on year growth for the month of April. A staggering figure compared to 17% for the PC market.
It’s not only the numbers that show it. Even in everyday life you see the Mac gaining popularity. I’ve been seeing more and […]

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