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Breaking: Apple Updates iMacs Ahead Of Expected iPad Event

Ahead of October’s iPad / Macbook Pro / Mac Pro event, Apple today quietly unveiled a new line of iMacs, finally sporting intel’s latest Haswell processors, and each coming stocked with 8 or more gigabytes of RAM. While cosmetically, the computers remain the design, this is definitely a powerful upgrade for the iMac. The upgraded RAM, new graphics card options, and upgraded processor make...

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Exclusive: Bestbuy Will Pay You To Review Your New Gadget

Would you like to be paid to write reviews? If you’re a customer of Best But, you’ll soon have the option. According to exclusive sources for Appstorechronicle.com at Best Buy, they will soon “expanding customer reviews by giving RewardZone points [Bestbuy’s loyalty program] for writing them“.  This is all part of a renewed effort by Bestbuy to drive online sales by giving customers information....

Breaking: Ohio Man Wins Apple 50 Billionth App Download Contest

The 50 billionth app downloaded on iOS (I wonder how they keep track) was downloaded by Brandon Ashmore of Mentor, Ohio. He’ll be walking away with a $10,000 itunes giftcard for his troubles (not shabby).  Ashmore downloaded “Say the Same Thing”, a word game created by internet-famous band, OKGO (Remember the guys who did the music video on treadmills). They happen to have made...

iOS App Store Hits 50 Billion Downloads!

Apple’s iOS, just a year after hitting the  25 billion download mark, has hit the 50 billion app download mark. Absurd. Android, their main competitor, lags behind by about 2 billion downloads, according to numbers released today. The winners (all 51) haven’t been announced yet, but they’re in for some sweet prizes. It’s always interesting seeing what the winner downloaded.