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‘Error 53′ may lead to a lawsuit against Apple

I’ve been trying to avoid writing an article about the ‘Error 53′ fiasco because honestly I believe it’s a non-issue. If you get your screen replaced by a third-party, it’s your responsibility to know that the third-party may or may not be using Apple certified parts. With Touch ID, however, replacing your screen gets a bit more difficult because it…

iPhone 5se to come in Rose Gold, not ‘Bright Pink’

Contradicting a report from MacRumors yesterday, Mark Gurman from 9to5Mac says Apple’s upcoming 4-inch iPhone will come in the same colors as the iPhone 6s, which includes Rose Gold. The report says that Apple is planning on brining the fourth color option to all of its iOS devices. This includes a possible refreshed iPad mini, and even the 12-inch…

iPhone 5se could come in Space Gray, Silver and Bright Pink

The upcoming 4-inch iPhone, dubbed ‘iPhone 5se’, is reportedly being unveiled in March. And while many report that the phone will come in the ‘classic’ space gray and silver, Japanese site Mac Otakara  says in addition to the two models Apple will also carry a variation in bright pink. The site compares the color to that of the iPod touch…

Apple adds an additional 30 banks and credit unions to Apple Pay

In Apple’s continued expansion of Apple Pay, the company has added another 50 U.S. banks to the company’s mobile payment service. Apple Pay is available for iPhone 6 and above and Apple Watch in-store via NFC. The service is also available in-app for any iPad supporting Touch ID. Here’s the list: Anderson Brothers Bank Bank & Trust…

Apple to launch new broken iPhone upgrade program

According to a report by Mark Gurman from 9to5Mac, Apple is preparing to launch a new iPhone trade-in program that will allow customers to turn in their iPhones with damaged screens, cameras, or buttons. The current Apple iPhone recycling program allows the customer to trade-in their current mint condition iPhone and put the credit towards the…

Some Apple services outages prevent users from purchasing digital items

According to Apple’s system status page, (as of 8:03AM PST), several Apple services such as the App, iTunes, iBooks, and Mac App Store are currently down. In addition, Apple TV services and iTunes in the Cloud and iTunes Match may also be down for some users. The timeline notes that some users have been seeing outages as early as 7AM PST, and Apple has…

Small shop in Shenzhen upgrading 16GB to 128GB for $60

Apple is known for charing customers $100 to go from 16GB to 64GB, and another $100 to go from 64GB to 128GB. But a little shop in Shenzhen is planning to change all of that, by upgrading your 16GB iPhone to 128GB for $60. The memory upgrading process takes only a couple of minutes and your data will be transferred to the new flash storage module so…