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Apple agrees to $400 million settlement over ebook price-fixing

Apple has agreed to pay in the region of $450 million USD over claims that it conspired with publishers to fix the prices of ebooks and stifle competition in the market. Since the case began in April 2012, Apple has been forced to settle with all five publishers involved in the controversy, costing the fruity company around $166 million.  The settlement…

iPhone 6 may be $100 more expensive than predecessors claims analyst

According to reports this morning, Apple is negotiating with carriers in order to raise the price of the iPhone 6. Peter Misek, analyst at Jefferies claims that Apple is negotiating a $100 increase on the starting price of the iPhone 6. The iPhone 5S currently retails at a minimum price of $199 from Apple’s website, sold on contract with AT&T, Sprint…

Virgin Mobile drops iPhone 5c and 5s prices

If you’re looking for a new iPhone on a prepaid carrier, Virgin Mobile is trying to get your attention by slashing prices on everyone’s favorite Apple phone! The carrier has just announced another price slash, this time of 10% off both the iPhone 5c and 5s, meaning that the flagship 5s will now start at just $494.99 for the 16GB version with no…

AAPL closes at highest price since January

AAPL achieved its highest close since the earliest days of January yesterday, when the stock closed at $533.10, on Tuesday 26. Apple’s stock is now up 2 percent on its value at the start of the year, and has risen 20 percent since the summer. Obviously, Apple is still a fairly long way off its September 2012 high of $700 a share, which dropped by 30…

Refurbished iPads drop in price: iPad mini to $249, 4th gen to $379

So as I’m sure you well know, yesterday Apple announced two brand new iPads. The first, the iPad Air, is the 5th generation of Apple’s 9.7 inch tablet. The Air features a slimmed down form-factor, weighing just 1 pound! It also features Apple’s 64-bit A7 processor. The second, the iPad mini, now with Retina display and the same A7 processor. With the…

Adidas announces a fitness smartwatch priced at $399 coming Nov. 1st

If you are in to insanely priced devices, then does Adidas have something for you. A new fitness tracking smartwatch has just been announced and will be coming out on November 1st for $399. Yes, take a moment to read that again, $399. You can get Samsung’s overpriced smartwatch, the Galaxy Gear, for $100 less than that. In a world where Nike can announce…

Apple files plan to appeal e-book case

Today Apple filed its plan to appeal a case brought by the Department of Justice that resulted in an injunction of e-books for Apple’s iBookstore. The company lost a September 6th ruling which resulted in the injunction of e-books by many major publishers due to alleged price fixing. In its filing, Apple said, “Apple also hereby appeals from any and…

Prices for iPhone 5 soar on eBay

Normally after the introduction of a brand new generation of device, the price for the old generation drops significantly on sites such as eBay, where users are selling their older devices. With the introduction of both the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c today, many (myself included) anticipated that the prices of iPhone 5 devices sold on eBay would drop…