Apple promotes upcoming state tax holidays this summer

Apple promotes upcoming state tax holidays this summer

Apple on Tuesday added a detailed page to its website to remind customers about upcoming tax holidays in the United States. If you live in Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, Missouri, New Mexico, South Carolina or Tennessee, you could eligible to get a sales tax break on select Apple products purchased between August 1st to August 3rd. Georgia’s break ends one day sooner, on August 2nd, while the tax holiday date in Massachusetts is pending legislation.

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Jailbreak Tweak Roundup: Confirm2Proceed, BrightPlayer, PrivateSMS7 and QuickReplier for Viber

Jailbreak Tweak Roundup: Confirm2Proceed, BrightPlayer, PrivateSMS7 and QuickReplier for Viber

We’re back with another jailbreak tweak roundup featuring Confirm2Proceed, BrightPlayer, PrivateSMS7 and QuickReplier for Viber. If you have a few minutes to spare, get out that iPhone, iPad or iPod touch and join us ahead for a detailed overview of all four tweaks, each of which is available on Cydia now.

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Get Over $900 Worth Of Tools For Digital Artist in the Productive Designer Bundle [Deals Hub]

Get Over $900 Worth Of Tools For Digital Artist in the Productive Designer Bundle [Deals Hub]

The creative mind is a beautiful thing–when you can keep it on track. When you see the world in unique and interesting ways, it can be easy to get lost in thought and let the important things slip away. If you need help staying on track and focusing on the work that you’re supposed to be doing, then check out the Productive Designer Bundle. It’s on sale right now from the iPhone Hacks Deals Hub.

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Mid-2014, 27-inch iMac also briefly spotted on Apple’s Boot Camp support page

Mid-2014, 27-inch iMac also briefly spotted on Apple’s Boot Camp support page

Following a reference to a mid-2014 model Mac mini that was recently uncovered on an Apple support page for Boot Camp, and later removed, it has now been reported that a mid-2014 model 27-inch iMac was also briefly listed on the same page. Apple has yet to release a new Mac mini or 27-inch iMac this year, hinting that updates could be on the horizon. 

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Mid-2014 13- and 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro models get unboxed and power through SSD tests

Mid-2014 13- and 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro models get unboxed and power through SSD tests

On July 29, Apple officially introduced refreshes to the 13- and 15-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display lineup, with slight tweaks under the hood for the new models. Now that they’re available, Other World Computing thought it would be the right thing to do to get them unboxed, test their SSDs, and maybe even show off the internal layout.

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Get a Three Year Digital Subscription to Hacker Monthly [Deals Hub]

Get a Three Year Digital Subscription to Hacker Monthly [Deals Hub]

You love technology. You want to know about the latest and greatest developments, the up and coming creations, the newest startups and apps that are set the change the landscape. If you’re looking for more than just the general news and you’re after a more in-depth look at the world of technology, then you need to check out Hacker Monthly. You can get three years of the digital magazine on sale now from the iPhone Hacks Deals Hub.

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iPhone 6 sapphire glass displays unlikely according to a new analyst report

iPhone 6 sapphire glass displays unlikely according to a new analyst report

With Apple’s next iPhone, or iPhones, still unofficial devices, analysts and supply chain watchers are still trying to get a feel for what’s coming down the pipe from the Cupertino-based company. A new report is echoing some claims that Apple’s use of sapphire glass in the iPhone 6 may not actually happen after all.

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Instagram soft launches Bolt in select countries

Instagram soft launches Bolt in select countries

There’s a big focus on one-to-one messaging, with as little content as possible, in today’s communication trends, with the likes of Yo, and now Facebook-owned Instagram has released a new effort to compete with the rest.

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Download these great apps for free for a limited time (July 29)

Download these great apps for free for a limited time (July 29)

We have some great apps for you today that have gone free for a short duration on the App Store, including Mad Skills BMX, Timeless, Avoid and more.

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Latest 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro benchmarks reveal modest performance gains

Latest 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro benchmarks reveal modest performance gains

Apple refreshed the MacBook product lineup earlier today with new 13-inch and 15-inch Retina MacBook Pros that feature improved specs. The new Macs have already started showing up in Geekbench benchmark results, revealing gains in single and multi core performance.

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