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Back in March, 10 companies descended upon the Nike+ Accelerator in Portland, Oregon, with the aim of building devices that would integrate with the athletic outfit's line of fitness gadgetry. In a brand new issue of our weekly, we step inside said venue after three months for a glimpse at Nike's...

July 19th 2013 at 9:30am 0 Comments
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We love a good App Store pricing story, and this one has a happy ending (mostly). Yesterday Wired picked up the scent of Autriv's SignMyPad Pro, which has a rather breathtaking price tag of $99. Since the non-pro version of the PDF-signing app -- which shares almost all its features -- is only $4...

August 4th 2011 at 11:00am 0 Comments

Update: That's all folks! We've got iTunes 9 and iPhone OS 3.1, with scads of new features (app arrangement! Home sharing! iTunes LP!); also new capacities on the iPod touch, new iPod shuffle models, and the camera-equipped iPod nano. Join us at 1pm ET/10am PT for our liveblog of the Apple 9/9 even...

September 9th 2009 at 12:50pm 0 Comments
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Sure, the reduced price on the iPhone 3G 8GB model is swell, but is there something magical about 99 dollars? The AP story on yesterday's product announcements gets a quote from analyst Michael Gartenberg where he seems to think there may be some retail psychology at work: "Every $100 you move down...

June 9th 2009 at 2:30pm 0 Comments
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Just last week we mention that AT&T would start selling the iPhone 3G through its website. AT&T took that idea a bit further, and is now offering an iPhone 3G at a really good deal. Currently being offered is a refurbished 8GB iPhone 3G for only $99US (with a 2-year contract). You heard rig...

December 27th 2008 at 7:00am 0 Comments
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At this point, it's clear that the $99 iPhone 3G rumor was just that: rumor. We have a letter that we believe to be authentic from a source within Walmart that says the iPhone will launch in the house that Sam built at 9am December 28th. At launch, only the 8GB ($197) and 16GB ($297) iPhone 3Gs wil...

December 17th 2008 at 3:53am 0 Comments
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The New York Post is reporting that the record companies "might be on the verge" of finally throwing in the towel on the fight for variable pricing in the iTMS. The labels are reportedly pulling out all the stops, with some executives even telling the Post that they are considering allowin...

April 24th 2006 at 12:00pm 0 Comments