Apple Announces iPhone 5s Orders Will Begin at 12:01am on September 20th

Apple has sent an email to customers announcing that iPhone 5s orders will begin at 12:01 a.m. PST on September 20th.

Buy iPhone 5s from the Apple Online Store
after 12:01 a.m. PST on September 20. Or visit
your favorite Apple Retail Store starting
at 8:00 a.m. on September 20.

Unfortunately, there are no pre-orders for the iPhone 5s so the only way to get the device on launch day will be to wait in line.

[via EvilPenguin]

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Asphalt 8: Airborne is Free for This Weekend Only

Gameloft has announced that its popular Asphalt 8: Airborne racing game is free for this weekend only.

The best iOS arcade racing game series reaches a new turning point! Perform dynamic, high-speed aerial stunts in an intense driving experience powered by a brand-new physics engine! 

• 47 high-performance cars (80% NEW!)
• Top licensed manufacturers and models like the Lamborghini Veneno, Bugatti Veyron, Ferrari FXX and Pagani Zonda R
• Newly recorded high-fidelity motor sounds for realistic audio immersion.

• Hit the ramps and take the race upward
• Perform barrel rolls and wild 360º jumps
• Maneuver through the air while pulling off stunts

• 9 different settings, such as Venice, French Guiana, Iceland, the Nevada Desert & other exciting locations!
• All tracks available in original and mirror variations in Career mode
• Discover plenty of hidden shortcuts

• 8 seasons & 180 events in the Career mode
• Stunning visuals thanks to next-gen shaders, real-time geometry reflection & other amazing effects
• Check out the new Infected and Drift Gate modes
• A detailed damage system

• Simultaneous multiplayer action for up to 8 opponents (not available for iPod touch 4th generation and iPhone 4)
• Dare friends to asynchronous races
• Compare scores on the new leaderboards with friends and drivers around the world
• Share your racing achievements and prove that you’re the ultimate speed machine

• A heart-thumping mix of amazing licensed music
• Featuring tracks from Bloc Party, Mutemath & The Crystal Method!

You can download Asphalt 8: Airborne from the App Store for free.

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Apple Store is back with new MacBook Air, AirPort and Time Capsules

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The Apple Store has been down since just before the WWDC keynote started earlier this morning and has just come back online with a bunch of new hardware announced today. New additions to the store include today’s updates to the AirPort Extreme, AirPort Time Capsule, and of course the refreshed MacBook Air.

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Apple’s New Stanford 2 Retail Store Features All Glass Design

As ifoAppleStore notes, the design is completely made of glass that supports the floating roof structure. Behind the glass box is a another ‘stone-faced’ box that ‘hides’ retail operations away form customers.

Most of the structural steel has been erected, and the storefront’s glass panels have been installed. The roof has not yet been put into place. These photos were taken during the week of June 3, 2013.

These photos are some of the first to reveal this new design trend for Apple retail stores that are will reportedly be used Portland, Oregon and Aix-en-Provence, France.





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Apple Updates Online Store With New Design, Father’s Day Promo

Apple has updated its online store with a new design that does away with the left and right sidebars. Instead there is a greater focus on images and visitors must navigate to the various store sections using the menu at the top of the page.

Additionally, the company has updated its store to offer gift suggestions for Father’s Day.
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GarageSale HD for iPad (Review)

GarageSale for iPad developed by iwascoding is an app that lets you manage your eBay auctions on iPad.

The app lets you create professional auctions listings on your iPad itself, and it’s very easy to use. Once the app is authorized by eBay, you’re ready to go. It’s super easy to create an auction and you the customization is just amazing. The finished listing look great and professional, just like the ones you create on GarageSale for mac. I’d say the app is worth the price and would recommend it for all the iPad users.

GarageSale HD lets you create, edit, track, and manage all your eBay auctions directly on your iPad.

GarageSale’s Main Features:

– Supports 16 different eBay sites including, eBay Motors US,, and
– Includes 10 professional auction designs
– Offers free hosting for your auction images, thus saving your eBay’s image hosting fees (has be to activated in application preferences).
– Lets you add existing images to your auction or take new snapshots directly from within the application
– Automatically downloads category and attribute data updates from eBay as they are released
– Displays previews of your auction before uploading them to eBay
– Retrieves and displays real-time fee information from eBay
– Shares prepared auction with GarageSale for Mac using Bonjour sharing
– Saves prepared auctions for later refinement




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