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Philip Elmer-Dewitt pointed out an interesting "survey" conducted by Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster this past Black Friday that compared sales at the Apple store in the Mall of America to sales of the Microsoft store directly across the hall. Given the wild popularity of Apple products, the...

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At the iPhone 5 launch event in September 2012, Apple CEO Tim Cook pointed out an interesting statistic about the tablet market: the iPad owns a disproportionate share of web browsing traffic from tablets (91% at the time of Cook's remarks). Other platform's tablets may be selling, but they don't...

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You might say the day is never really done in consumer technology news. Your workday, however, hopefully draws to a close at some point. This is the Daily Roundup on Engadget, a quick peek back at the top headlines for the past 24 hours -- all handpicked by the editors here at the site. Click on t...

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It's the TUAW Daily Update, your source for Apple news in a convenient audio format. You'll get all the top Apple stories of the day in three to five minutes for a quick review of what's happening in the Apple world. You can listen to today's Apple stories by clicking the inline player (requi...

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It's Black Friday, which means there are discounts galore on hardware and software for Mac and iOS owners. Starting on November 22, game makers Chillingo and 10Tons have discounted a wide number of their game titles including Azkend 2, Tiny Troopers and Cut the Rope. You can browse through the ...

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Apple kicked off its Black Friday sale today with discounts on iPads, iPods, Macs and accessories. The retailer is offering the following deals: iPad with Retina display for US$468 (Save $41) iPad 2 for $368 (Save $31) iPod nano for $138 (Save $11) iPod touch fifth generation f...

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The gray box awaits you, weary turkey eater. The Apple Store is down for its annual discount refresh, and the expectations (as usual) are for modest reductions on popular products. You can get a sense of what's in store by checking out the Aussie version of the holiday price cuts, which have be...

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You might say the day is never really done in consumer technology news. Your workday, however, hopefully draws to a close at some point. This is the Daily Roundup on Engadget, a quick peek back at the top headlines for the past 24 hours -- all handpicked by the editors here at the site. Click on t...

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Black Friday Sales are starting and we have a growing list of hardware deals for you to peruse. We will update this list on Thursday and Friday, so keep checking back for the latest sales. CrashPlan Online backup service CrashPlan has cut its normal $100+ yearly fee by 97%. You can grab a y...

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creative commons by marfis75 The holiday shopping season kicks off in earnest this week with Black Friday sales, discounts and doorbusters. You may already be planning your strategies for picking up big-ticket items, but now's a great time to think about more mundane purchases as well. It's...

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Black Friday is right around the corner and Apple is starting to promote its Black Friday shopping event. The company's online promotional pricing starts November 23, 2012 at 12:01 AM and extends to 11:59 PM PST. Similar pricing will be available in retail stores during extended holiday shoppin...

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If it seems to you that the holiday season is rushing toward us this year, there's a reason: this is the earliest that US Thanksgiving can be scheduled (the fourth Thursday in November; this November started on a Thursday, so Thanksgiving is the 22nd). An early holiday means an early unofficial ki...

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We're 10 days away from Thanksgiving in the US, but a number of stores already have released their Black Friday specials, many actually starting on Thanksgiving itself. If you're looking for an iPad as a gift to someone else or yourself, and you're willing to brave the Black Friday crowds, chec...

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Above, you can see an intriguing graph from Compuware APM that shows a kind of kooky new trend in shopping this holiday season, something the researchers are calling "couch commerce." Shopping via the web is up big-time lately, and as you can see above, a big part of that is shopping from the i...

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It's the TUAW Daily Update, your source for Apple news in a convenient audio format. You'll get all the top Apple stories of the day in three to five minutes for a quick review of what's happening in the Apple world. You can listen to today's Apple stories by clicking the inline player (requi...

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