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[13 Mar 2014 | No Comment | 579 views]

Refurbished Macs have been thin to say the least on the Apple Store Special Deals page. However, if you are patient and persistent, there are refurbished Mac deals to be found.
Here is a quick look at some of the available, …

Deals, Tech »

[13 Mar 2014 | No Comment | 168 views]

We knew it was coming and now it is here, but it still kind of blows. Amazon is increasing the price of Amazon Prime from from $79 to $99 a year in the US — how many people will leave?
Amazon …

Deals, Hardware, Tech »

[10 Mar 2014 | 2 Comments | 1 views]

The latest and greatest. Do you NEED an 802.11ac broadband router? What is the best home router for you? Whereas 802.11n provided a palpable, order of magnitude performance boost over 802.11g, many users will find that 802.11ac is an appealing …

Deals, iPad »

[7 Mar 2014 | No Comment | 274 views]

It’s widely believed that Apple will stop selling the iPad 2, perhaps rather sooner than later. While you could, if you want to, pay Apple $399 for one, Walmart is offering them for $299 — get a cheap iPad 2 …

Apple TV, Deals »

[28 Feb 2014 | 2 Comments | 820 views]

It is a very simple question with no easy answer. Should I buy Apple TV now or wait? While Apple is certainly working on and will release a new TV something, “When?” is an open question.
However, if you have been …

Deals, Hardware, Mac »

[13 Feb 2014 | No Comment | 794 views]

Cross pollination. Once an idea escapes into the world, you never know what will happen next. Here’s a great example — the Connected Data Transporter, a personal cloud device + service, now allows users to login using Klingon.
Yes, of course, …

Deals, Mac, Software »

[12 Feb 2014 | No Comment | 296 views]

Designing the future, yet another website, tweaking photos? You need tools and finding the right one(s) can be a matter how many you try. The SuperStacked Mac Bundle 2.0 has choices — eight apps and monster collection of thousands of …

Deals, iPad »

[10 Feb 2014 | No Comment | 381 views]

They come and they go. As of this writing, the entry-level Refurbished iPad mini is back in stock and priced at an eye-popping $249, sweet. Also, do you love or hate Walmart? Who cares! Get a brand-spanking new iPad Air …

Deals, iPad, iPhone »

[10 Feb 2014 | No Comment | 301 views]

One of the problems with cheap Lightning cables is that, while they will work fine through an iOS update or two, they will stop working, sooner or later. The great thing about Apple Certified MFi (Made for iPhone) Lightning cables …

Audiobooks, Books, Deals »

[7 Feb 2014 | No Comment | 967 views]

With audiobooks, you have time to read because you can listen almost anytime, anywhere. With the February Audiobook of the Month, Jeffrey Archer’s Only Time Will Tell: The Clifton Chronicles, Book 1 ($5.95), you can also afford it.
From the internationally …

Deals, iPhone »

[6 Feb 2014 | No Comment | 1,169 views]

How many iPhone, iPod touch and iPad chargers are enough? At Fairer Platform world headquarters, the answer always seems to be “one more.” Here is your chance to get an iPhone 5 / iPhone 5s charger and earpod bundle for …

Deals, iTunes, Music, movies, TV »

[2 Feb 2014 | No Comment | 183 views]

Bruno Mars held the mainstage at Super Bowl XLVIII, but Bono and U2 were pretty much everywhere else. In celebration of the upcoming release of their new album, U2 is giving away the lead single Invisible on iTunes for a …

Deals, Mac »

[1 Feb 2014 | No Comment | 421 views]

Shopped out. The selection on the Apple Store Special Deals section has been thin for weeks. So, when kit comes in, it’s time to fire up WordPress and get the news out about the refurbished Mac mini, MacBook Air and …

Deals, iPod »

[29 Jan 2014 | No Comment | 331 views]

While refurbished iPod supplies have been very thin, the savings are still pretty good. Get a fourth generation refurbished iPod touch for $40 off the suggested retail price. Or, check out the seventh generation iPod nano for $99 — a …

Deals, Mac, Software »

[22 Jan 2014 | No Comment | 274 views]

The Mac bundle concept is popular because you get a lot of great software for just a little money. Mate the Mac bundle with name your own price and the value multiplies. Toss in the chance to win a free …