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Apple Considering Switch From Intel Chips in Future Macs

November 28, 2012 | 1 Anybody remember the uproar back in 2005 when Apple decided to change to Intel Processors from PowerPC Chips? This came as a result of a number of problems with this chip, including power consumption issues. Well it looks like Apple is set to change again, although this time they won’t be going for a pre-existing chip, instead they will be developing one of their own. This comes after last year when rumours were abound that they were planning on switching from Intel to ARM processors in their future Read more [...]

New iMac’s Available November 30th

November 27, 2012 | Apple® today announced the all-new iMac® will be available on Friday, November 30. Featuring a stunning design, brilliant display with reduced reflection, faster processors and an innovative new storage option called Fusion Drive, the new iMac is the most advanced desktop Apple has ever made. The 21.5-inch iMac will be available through the Apple Online Store (www.apple.com), Apple’s retail stores and select Apple Authorized Resellers. The 27-inch iMac will be available for order through the Read more [...]

What Does Apple Have in Store for us in 2013?

November 26, 2012 | 2012 has been a big year for Apple. Highlights included the releases of the iPhone 5, iOS 6, the fifth generation iPod Touch, and not one but two new generations of the iPad. The company also introduced the iPad Mini, which is shaping up to be one of the hottest gifts this holiday season. So what can we expect from Apple in 2013? No one outside of the company knows for sure, but Mac Rumors has shared a few educated guesses. These include: March – Updates to the Apple TV box, iTunes radio Read more [...]

Support your favorite small business.

November 21, 2012 | This November 24th is Small Business Saturday ®, a day to celebrate and support the local small businesses that boost the economy and invigorate neighborhoods across the country. Geeks Union is proud to support Small Business Saturday, and we’re encouraging everyone to Shop Small® on November 24th. Here is a local Small Business Saturday offer! Visit Confederate.com on November 24th and you’ll get. up to $5,400 off a 2014 Confederate X132 Hellcat (here). Most importantly, get out there, Read more [...]

Apple Ending Messages Beta for Lion Users Dec 14th

November 16, 2012 | Apple emailed users of the Messages beta on OS X Lion tonight that the beta program will end on December 14th. The Messages Beta program for Lion will end on Friday, December 14, 2012. We hope you’ve enjoyed the opportunity to preview Messages.  If you’d like to continue using Messages, upgrade to OS X Mountain Lion from the Mac App Store. Messages is one of many great new apps and features built right into OS X Mountain Lion. Learn More.  Thank you for your participation in the Messages Beta Read more [...]

20th Anniversary Macintosh Promo Surfaces

November 16, 2012 |

For those who don’t know, the 20th Anniversary Mac was a limited edition Mac priced at a whopping $7499. It was one of the first all-in-one computers to have an LCD display, and at the time was about as cool as a computer could be. Looking back, it’s easy to see how the design and thought of the 20th Anniversary Mac influenced the design of future Macs, especially iMacs.

Apple Considering Switch From Intel Chips in Future Macs

November 13, 2012 | 1 Anybody remember the uproar back in 2005 when Apple decided to change to Intel Processors from PowerPC Chips? This came as a result of a number of problems with this chip, including power consumption issues. Well it looks like Apple is set to change again, although this time they won’t be going for a pre-existing chip, instead they will be developing one of their own. This comes after last year when rumours were abound that they were planning on switching from Intel to ARM processors in their future Read more [...]

Firefly – 10th Anniversary Special ‘Browncoats Unite’

November 12, 2012 | No, you still can’t take the sky from me, as 10 years after Firefly’s debut, the show’s fandom still runs deep. Joss Whedon, Nathan Fillion and the entire crew of the Serenity reunite to provide an oral history of the franchise and their thoughts on why it has continued to resonate with viewers. Sean Maher, Summer Glau, Adam Baldwin, Morena Baccarin, Alan Tudyk, Gina Torres and Jewel Staite; along with executive producer Tim Minear and executive story editor Jose Molina, all take part in Read more [...]

Pay With Square Wallet At Starbucks Locations In The U.S.

November 9, 2012 | Back in August, Square partnered with Starbucks to bring mobile payments to the coffee giant’s thousands of stores nationwide. Starbucks said that Square would be integrated into 7,000 of its stores across the U.S. by early November, and now the time has come. Square has the ability to open a virtual tab with a merchant so you don’t have to scan your iPhone at the register, but Starbucks isn’t adopting this functionality. You’ll have to scan your iPhone after you order, like Passbook. “We Read more [...]

AT&T Expands FaceTime Over Cellular Access to ‘More’ Customers

November 8, 2012 | AT&T announced today that it is planning to allow any customer "with an LTE device" on a "tiered data plan" to use iOS 6's FaceTime over Cellular feature. Previously, only customers with a Mobile Share plan could use the feature. AT&T today announced it will enable FaceTime over Cellular at no extra charge for iOS 6 customers with an LTE device on any tiered data plan. AT&T will also continue to offer FaceTime over Cellular to customers with any AT&T Mobile Share plan, as well Read more [...]