Apple Store

RIP Gary Allen “Apple’s biggest fan.”

[caption id="attachment_276" align="alignleft" width="172"] // Gary Allen[/caption] Today The Apple Store's "fan base" is forever smaller, Gary Allen founder of (currently down) died on Sunday from brain cancer. Gary has visited about 142 Apple stores in 11 of Apple’s 15 retail countries according to a archived version of, I was privileged to meet Gary while spending my time in the…

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Wifi Calling

AT&T WiFi Calling

Today the FCC responded to a petition from AT&T requesting a wavier for TTY (teletypewriter)  while on WiFi calling, giving AT&T time so it can finish the build out of a full RTT (real-time text) network. Earlier this week AT&T blamed the FCC's lack of response for a waver on the delay of rolling out the iOS 9 feature, even pointing the…

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Mars Mystery? [Water]

Today NASA, has released information showing "summer" or episodic water flows on martian mountains. “There is liquid water today on the surface of Mars,” Michael Meyer Writing in the journal Nature Geosciences, the team describes how it found infra-red signatures for hydrated salts when the dark flows were present, but none before they had grown. The hydrated salts – a mix of…

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iOS 9 and iPhone 6s

iOS 9.0.1 Drops

Apple today released iOS 9.0.1 to address a few bugs found in iOS 9 since release, check out this post for how to update. Here is Apple's own release notes: iOS 9.0.1 This update contains bug fixes including: Fixes an issue where some users could not complete setup assistant after updating Fixes an issue where sometimes alarms and timers could…

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Pebble Time Round

Pebble is back for another “Time Round”

Pebble today announced pre-orders for a new product "Pebble Time Round", many of you may remember Pebble's two extremely successful KickStarter projects, bringing the original Pebble and Pebble Steel to life. While many readers will already have a Apple Watch the Pebble product has 2 distinct advantages over the Apple Watch, battery the Pebble Time Round expects 2 days battery life, and color e-paper display…

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Amazon Fire Tablet

New Amazon Fire Tablet

The new Fire tablet includes a quad-core processor, 7” IPS display, front- and rear-facing cameras, up to 128GB of expandable storage, exclusive Amazon features and services, and access to the world’s best content ecosystem—all for just $49.99. Customers can also choose to buy Fire as a six-pack for less than $250. “Today, we’re taking another step in our mission to deliver…

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