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Skype users in India can now call mobiles and landlines in the US and Canada for free

Microsoft is rolling out an offer for Skype users in India through which they can call mobiles and landlines in the US and Canada for free until March 1, 2015. All that's required is a free Skype account and an Internet connection. The promotion is already live, and works as advertised. All...
Google Wallet

Latest Google Wallet update lets you split the bill with friends

Google has updated its Wallet iOS app with a new feature to help out when it comes to splitting the tab or bill with others. This new "split charge" functionality allows anyone to split the bill and assign a share of the total with available contacts. Selected people will then be reminded to...
Pop junkie, millennial, or tech geek? iTunes has gift lists just for you!

Pop junkie, millennial, or tech geek? iTunes has gift lists just for you!

The iTunes team at Apple has put together three new lists of movies, TV shows, and books carefully crafted to appeal to the pop-culture enthusiasts, #millennials, and tech-obsessed in our lives. Whether you want to count down the days of Hanukah, last minute Christmas gifts, or simply need to to...
iTunes class-action suit now in the hands of the jury

iTunes class-action suit now in the hands of the jury

After having wrapped up witness testimonies late last week, the iTunes antitrust lawsuit has now reached the jury for deliberation following hours of closing arguments today. At stake in this case is $351 million where plaintiffs in the class-action suit accuse Apple of stifling competition by...
GT Advanced settlement with Apple gains court approval

GT Advanced settlement with Apple gains court approval

GT Advanced Technologies Inc. has won approval for its bankruptcy settlement with Apple from Judge Henry Boroff. The settlement comes after a long saga since October when GT Advanced Technologies filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, with both Apple and GTAT pointing blame at each other in unsealed...
How to view websites on your Mac that require Internet Explorer (or a PC)

How to view websites on your Mac that require Internet Explorer (or a PC)

Once upon a time, the Mac and the Internet did not always get along. Long before Safari came along, Netscape and Internet Explorer were busy waging a war to define the future of browsing — a future that didn't often include the Mac. Most of the time, Mac users were stuck using browsers one or two...
Apple's lawyers say iPod class-action suit is 'made up'

Apple's lawyers say iPod class-action suit is 'made up'

Though it is set to wrap up this week, the drama in Apple's iPod antitrust case heated up again today as lawyers for each side gave their closing arguments. While lawyers for the plaintiffs argued that Apple had no right to restrict access to competing services and devices, Apple's lawyers simply...
How to delete Passbook cards on iPhone

How to delete Passbook cards on iPhone

While Passbook is a great way to manage loyalty and payment cards, it can start to get cluttered after a while. That's why it's a good idea to clear it out here and there. Perhaps you have loyalty cards you never actually use, or you've replaced one card with a new one. Whatever the reason,...
Apple brings holiday cheer to employees with custom Incase backbacks

Apple brings holiday cheer to employees with custom Incase backpacks

Apple is no stranger to rewarding its employees. Along with special perks around the office, employees usually end up with a unique Apple-themed gift toward the end of the year as a reward for their hard work. This year, it appears Apple employees will get their hands on a custom Incase backpack...
Apple finds sympathetic judicial ears in e-book appeal

Apple finds sympathetic judicial ears in e-book appeal

Apple's arguments in its appeal for the e-book antitrust case have found sympathetic judicial ears. After having lost the case under U.S. District Judge Denise Cote last year, Apple's appeal to the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New York seems to be going well, with judges asking questions...
GT Advanced restructures settlement agreement with Apple

GT Advanced restructures settlement agreement with Apple

It's been a couple of weeks since we last heard news in the GT Advanced saga, but it looks like a court hearing on Monday has provided some new tidbits surrounding the tumultuous case. GT Advanced has reportedly restructured its settlement agreement with Apple in order to appease its creditors...
Bose looking to take on Apple's Beats Music streaming with latest hire

Bose job listing hints at new music streaming service to rival Apple's Beats Music

It looks like the rivalry between Apple with its Beats by Dre division and Bose will be heating up further. According to a spotted job position from Bose Corporation, the audio company is looking to enter the music streaming space with its own service, which could rival existing popular offerings...
Details emerge in Canada's antitrust investigation into Apple

Details emerge in Canada's antitrust investigation into Apple

Last Thursday, we reported that Canada's Competition Bureau had begun investigating Apple's contracts with carriers. At the time, there weren't any concrete details about the investigation. However, a court filing has now revealed that the Competition Bureau is investigating whether Canadian...
Kindle for iPhone and iPad updated with Book Browser, Goodreads, and more

Kindle for iPhone and iPad updated with Book Browser, Goodreads, and more

Amazon's Kindle app for iPhone and iPad has been updated to version 4.6 with a number of important new features, including Book Browser, Goodreads integration, and more. It's now also easier to get book details, get information on a series, and more. Book Browser is a new feature specific to...
How to disable Lock screen notifications for specific Passbook cards

How to disable Lock screen notifications for specific Passbook cards

If you use Passbook frequently on your iPhone, you may have noticed that certain passes can use your location and appear on your Lock screen while you're within the immediate area. This is so you can quickly and easily swipe up on your Lock screen to use your pass. The downside of this feature:...
Foursquare comes to iPad with travel recommendations and more

Foursquare comes to iPad with travel recommendations and more

Foursquare has updated to version 8.5, and is now available for iPad. In addition to bringing Foursquare's local search to the iPad's big screen, the app also helps you plan a trip with its new travel recommendations. Foursquare makes use of the iPad's increased real estate to make navigating...
EE Store

BT is in talks to acquire EE for £12.5 billion

British Telecom has confirmed it has "entered into an exclusivity agreement with Deutsche Telekom and Orange" which could lead to BT acquiring the wireless carrier EE for about £12.5 billion. This means that the UK's largest land line and broadband company could buy the country's biggest mobile...
How to refresh a Passbook card on your iPhone

How to refresh a Passbook card on your iPhone

If you've got a lot of cards in Passbook you may have to refresh them manually from time to time. You can do this anytime a balance doesn't seem to be accurate or if the last updated date was a while ago. Even though some cards can automatically refresh themselves, not all of them do. Luckily,...
Authy's new widget brings more convenience to two-factor entry

Authy's new widget brings more convenience to two-factor entry

Two-factor authentication app Authy has been updated to version 17.0. You can now get your most important keys right in the Notification Center. Authy's Today widget will load up to five authentication keys at a time. If you choose to use the widget, but don't want to expose your keys, open...
Best custom keyboards for iOS 8: SwiftKey

Best custom keyboards for iOS 8: Customize how you communicate!

If you're running iOS 8 or later on your iPhone or iPad, you can install custom third-party keyboards from the App Store. Whether you want to swipe your way to faster messaging, access GIFs right from your keyboard, or just want to add a little flair to your keys, there are quite a few options to...

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