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Retail giant Walmart said it sold 1.4 million tablet devices on Thanksgiving, and said that the iPad mini was a top seller. The company said its sales through the holiday weekend were record breaking, and that more than 22 million shoppers visited its stores on Thanksgiving Day. The Mac Observer Spin: When a product is …

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Michael Bromwich, the court appointed attorney watching over Apple as part of the company’s antitrust violation ruling, is taking issue with the iPhone and iPad maker’s complaints about his actions and fees. He has even gone so far as to say that Apple’s job is to pay him what he says regardless of what the …

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iPads were a popular purchase on Black Friday this year, and especially so for Android smartphone owners. About 40 percent of last Friday’s online iPad purchases were attributed to the Android smartphone camp, which doesn’t bode well for Google’s mobile operating system or the companies that make rely on it for their products…. Related posts: …

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Gatekeeper is a security feature that Apple introduced with OS X 10.7.5 that keeps you from running potentially harmful software on your Mac. You’ve probably encountered it when you first open an app that’s been downloaded from the Internet and you’re asked to confirm that you want to open it, but in rare cases you …

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What exactly syncs to my iCloud Keychain? How do I secure my Wi-Fi Network? How do I increase my Wi-Fi signal strength? Which wireless router should I get? Have you ever asked any of these questions? Even if you haven’t, do you want to know the answers? Download today and listen as your two favorite geeks discuss …

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Ace up your sleeve In this week’s iPad-case roundup, you’ll find a sleeve that means business, lots of ways to keep your iPad standing up, and a clamshell that looks as sleek as it is tough. Acase The TipTop (iPad Air; $40) features an ultraslim design, with reinforced corners and a microfiber interior. The case’s …

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Apple doesn’t really do sales. It certainly doesn’t try to compete with other electronics retailers in slashing its prices on the day after Thanksgiving. But that’s not to say it doesn’t get into a little bit of Black Friday mania. On its online store as well as at its real-world retail outlets on Friday, Apple …

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The gadget In this week’s roundup of iPhone cases, we bring you a collection of accessories designed to protect while letting your handset’s own design and colors shine through, and we find out what happens when you cross a case with a Swiss Army knife. Belkin The View (iPhone 5c; $25) combines a transparent, polycarbonate …

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When I first gazed upon the radically redesigned, supercharged Mac Pro at Apple’s WWDC last June, my reaction was immediate: “This is my next computer.” The promise of lightning-fast speed combined with the allure of its futuristic cylindrical design seemed irresistible. As it turns out, resistance was all too possible. With additional information now available, …