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Good luck trying to buy anything that isn't hardware from Apple right now. The company recently confirmed on its services status dashboard that the iOS and Mac App Stores, as well as the iTunes Store, are "unavailable for all users." The silver lining? Some people might still have luck picking up...

March 11th 2015 at 10:55am 0 Comments
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If you've experienced problems trying to access BBC iPlayer or Sky's streaming apps on your iPhone or iPad today, you're not alone. In what appears to be a connected issue, both companies have confirmed that users are currently unable to access their streaming services on an Apple device. Right no...

April 17th 2014 at 7:54am 0 Comments
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Dropbox is down -- break out the FTP client. According to readers and Twitter, the service has been out of action for just over half an hour and while you might see the green tick of syncing joy on your PC, we were still unable to upload any new files through both the internet and desktop iteratio...

May 30th 2013 at 10:07am 0 Comments
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I believe we've now reached the end of iOS' first generation as a platform -- it's almost every week now that we're hearing about a major startup losing a founder or a big franchise shutting down. This time it's OpenFeint, the social gaming platform started up way back by Jason Citron and Danie...

November 19th 2012 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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Well, bad news gaming addicts, Xbox LIVE is temporarily out of commission. We received a deluge of tips this morning from readers saying the service is down and now Microsoft has updated its support page confirming the outage. The cause behind the issue isn't clear yet, but the fine folks in Redmo...

September 4th 2012 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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Long odds that there's any sort of product update late on a summer Saturday, but you never do know. The Linen Page Formerly Known As The Yellow Sticky is up right now; if you see anything of interest when the store comes back, do please let us know. Update: Back up! Thanks to everyone who s...

August 12th 2012 at 12:25am 0 Comments
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O2 is sorry for last week's service issues. Really, really sorry. Like, giving you back 10-percent of your bill sorry, if you happened to be among the affected. The UK operator noted in a blog post today that it has identified all those users who were impacted by the "unprecedented" downtime and w...

July 18th 2012 at 10:22am 0 Comments
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Shares of Sony stock have dipped to their lowest number in 31 years in Japan and to a 19-year low in the US, following a dismal earnings report for the previous fiscal year. Sony shares dropped 7 percent in Japan, to 1,135 Yen ($14), and 2 percent in the US, closing at $15.37.Sony CEO Kaz Hirai pla...

May 11th 2012 at 2:45pm 0 Comments