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Apple to service Beats hardware at Genius Bar from November 18

Apple is set to begin servicing Beats products at the Genius Bar, according to an internal memo acquired by TechnoBuffalo. From November 18, customers will be able to bring their Beast headphones and speakers into Apple Stores. Previously, Beats owners could only access over-the-phone support for Beats products but will soon be able to see a Genius….

iPhone 6 reportedly outselling iPhone 6 Plus 3:1

A new report from Consumer Intelligence Research Partners (CIRP) claims that the new iPhone 6 is outselling the iPhone 6 Plus at a rate of 3-to-1. According to the company’s research, the iPhone 6 accounted for 68% of iPhone sales in the first 30 days of going on sale. The iPhone 6 Plus accounted for just 23%-24%. It’s worth noting that the iPhone…

Misfit Flash – The best fitness & sleep tracker under $50? [Review]

In the fitness tracking world, Jawbone, Fitbit and Nike seem to draw the most attention. But there is at least one more company you should at least take notice of in this arena: Misfit. Its first product, the Shine, is a shiny, metal disc you can attach to any garment, wear around your wrist, neck, or keep in your pocket. Its styling was classy, and it…

The best Apple Black Friday deals [Buyer's Guide]

With Black Friday (November 28th) right around the corner, millions of Americans will spend all night shopping for the best deals in technology. Apple products are always a big hit, so here’s a roundup of all the best deals on iPhones, iPads, Macs, accessories, and more, from all of the top retailers. We’ve even included a “schedule” with store opening…

Apple comments on ‘Masque Attack’ vulnerability, says it’s unaware of any affected users

Apple has publicly commented on the Masque Attack vulnerability that emerged this week, downplaying the dangers to the majority of users and encouraging iOS device owners to only download apps form legitimate sources. In a statement to iMore, the Cupertino company states that it is not aware of any user affected by Masque: “We designed OS X and iOS with…

Rumored iPad Pro may not go into production until Q2 2015

iPad Pro concept via MacRumors The oft-rumored iPad Pro, with its 12 or above inch screen, may not enter mass production until the second quarter of 2015, according to KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo (via MacRumors). Kuo believes that the as-yet-unnanounced iPad Pro will use an oxide panel for a display with “high resolution, quick response, and…

Citibank: Apple Pay a mobile payments breakthrough

In an interview with Bloomberg Businessweek, Citibank’s chief innovation officer Deborah Hopkins was bullish about Apple Pay and its potential. Hopkins describes Apple Pay as a breakthrough in mobile payments and a service that people will actually use. Hopkins feels Apple Pay is intriguing and a typical Apple product with the company having…

Staples now accepting Apple Pay at 1,400 stores across US

Office supply store Staples has begun accepting Apple Pay as a payment method at its retail stores as of today, according to reports from Apple Insider and MacRumors. The company is rolling out support for Apple’s mobile payments service at 1,400 stores across the United States. Staples now offers its customers access to Apple Pay, a new service that will…

Overcast podcast player updated with iPad and CarPlay support, more

Overcast, the popular podcast player from Marco Arment, has been updated today to version 1.1. The update brings with it a number of notable new features and improvements. The app now has a completely native iPad interface. Previously, the app would work on iPad but its interface was not designed for that device specifically. If you’re a fan of listening…