Retail Listings, Prices for AMD’s Vega Frontier Editions Appear

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AMD’s Vega Frontier Edition popped up in stores (briefly), with pricing attached. The card’s price puts it well above consumer targets, but it’s not too bad fora professional card.

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Nintendo Fans Get Their Hands on the Switch


Nintendo’s Switch made its debut at retail stores on Friday in one of the gaming industry’s most anticipated product launches. The console, which retails for $299.99, is Nintendo’s attempt to revolutionize the industry by offering a device that can provide interactive gaming quality and control whether on the big screen at home, or in a multitude of settings requiring portability — ranging from an airplane to a public park or vacation spot. “The launch of any new Nintendo system is a special day,” noted Nintendo President Reggie Fils-Aime.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84352.html?rss=1

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Why Lithium-Ion Batteries Still Explode, and What's Being Done to Fix the Problem

New Samsung Galaxy Note7 phones were available in U.S. stores Wednesday, September 21, after exploding lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries forced the company to recall about a million units.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/09/21/why-lithium-ion-batteries-still-explode-and-what-being-done-to-fix-problem.html

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Apple reportedly pulling legacy MacBook Pro from stores in step toward new release

Apple is reportedly clearing its retail stores of its oldest, non-Retina MacBook Pro machine. The move could be part of preparations to reorganize its laptop line-up, with an all-new MacBook Pro expected to land toward the end of the year.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/06/21/apple-reportedly-pulling-legacy-macbook-pro-from-stores-in-step-toward-new-release.html

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Stop Google from knowing every move you make

It’s no secret that Google stores your location history. It pulls where you travel from the Google apps on your Android or Apple smartphone, or from Android’s built-in location tracking. But in the past, it stored the information for only 30 days

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/03/19/stop-google-from-knowing-every-move-make.html

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Apple gives DJI's new Phantom 4 drone prime retail shelf space in unprecedented partnership

Article Image Prominent, large displays at Apple retail stores have historically been reserved for Apple’s own products. But that changed this week for the launch of DJI’s new Phantom 4 drone, which has been given prime real estate at Apple Stores.

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Japan Apple Stores roll out iPhone screen protector installation service

Article Image Apple Stores in Japan are now offering screen protector installations using dedicated TrueClear Pro machines made by Belkin, with prices ranging from 2,180 yen to 4,280 yen (about $19 to $37) depending on material and size.

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iTunes, App Store, & Apple TV services hit by new outage [u]

Article Image The iTunes Store, the iOS and Mac App Stores, and even the Apple TV were among services affected by a midday outage on Thursday, leaving some people unable to reach them or make purchases. [Updated]

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Apple Stores reportedly stall growth at top US shopping malls

Article Image Apple Stores, which consistently rank among the most profitable retail outlets per square foot, are reportedly bogging down growth at a chain of upscale shopping malls across the U.S.

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Angela Ahrendts treats Apple Store employees like execs, retained 81% of workforce in 2015

Article Image Apple Stores saw employee retention rates of 81 percent coming out of 2015, the highest ever recorded according to retail chief Angela Ahrendts, who attributes the statistic to a feeling of connectedness unique to Apple.

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Apple to open 33rd Chinese Apple Store in Qingdao on Jan. 30

Article Image Apple is closing in on its goal of opening 40 new Apple Stores in Greater China by mid-2016, on Sunday announcing a 33rd location that will commence operations later this month in Qingdao.

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Latest Apple TV commercial puts focus on apps

Article Image Apple posted a fun new Apple TV commercial to the Web on Thursday showing off the tvOS App Store’s deep selection of apps, games, over-the-top content streamers, interactive shopping services and more.

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Apple assigns App Store oversight to Phil Schiller in apparent nod to developer issues

Article Image Apple’s decision to split its App Stores out of Eddy Cue’s iTunes and iCloud oversight and instead assign them to Phil Schiller, its head of worldwide marketing, appears to based on an effort to differentiate platform management of developers’ interactive apps from the reselling of static content from media holders, and to handle each appropriately.

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First look: Apple Smart Keyboard for iPad Pro

Article Image As Apple Pencil stock trickles into brick-and-mortar Apple Stores, the iPad Pro’s other first-party accessory, the Smart Keyboard, has become somewhat of a hot commodity. AppleInsider was able to snag a copy of the hard-to-get device to offer this first look.

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Personal Pickup now available at Apple Stores in Canada and Australia

Article Image After years of offering Personal Pickup at U.S. Apple Stores, Apple on Tuesday activated the service in Canada and Australia, meaning customers in those countries can order online and pick up their goods at a brick-and-mortar store.

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Apple updates App Store search engine algorithms, results go beyond metadata

Article Image According to a report on Friday, iOS app developers have noticed a change in the App Store’s search algorithms that appears to return more relevant results for direct app searches by going deeper than title and assigned keyword metadata.

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Apple to open 26th Chinese Apple Store in Chengdu on Nov. 21

Article Image Pushing closer toward its goal of opening 40 Apple Stores in China by mid-2016, Apple on Thursday announced its newest regional outlet in Chengdu, Sichuan Province, will start accepting customers on Nov. 21.

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Apple details 'magic' gesture-controlled store tables in new filing

Article Image Apple recently began equipping its retail stores with advanced tables that allow hidden power and data ports to be exposed with a simple hand gesture, and a new patent filing details the technology behind it, as well as other potential future implementations.

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