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Earskinz Are An Almost Essential Accessory For Your Apple EarPods [Review]

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EarSkinz byEarSkinz
Category: Headphone accessories
Works With:Apple Earbuds and EarPods
Price: $11

When our own Rob LeFevre reviewed the Earskins, he was surprised to find them to be an “essential accessory” for his EarPods. I decided to give them a go too. And guess what? They really are essential: I actually have a spare set, because now I can’t imagine using my EarPods without them.

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Apple Stock Continues To Soar, Hits $680 A Share Following Victory Over Samsung

Apple Stock Continues To Soar, Hits $680 A Share Following Victory Over Samsung

So predictable.

You’re probably going to see a lot of stories like this in the coming weeks. Apple stock opened at a record $680 a share this morning, on the first day of trading following the Cupertino company’s massive victory over Samsung on Friday. This surpasses its previous record of $674.88 a share, which was hit last Tuesday, August 21, and it pushes Apple’s market capitalization to a new high of $637 billion.

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Apple Stock Hits All-Time High As Investors Rush To Get In Early Before iPhone 5

Apple Stock Hits All-Time High As Investors Rush To Get In Early Before iPhone 5

Watch it go up and up and up.

Apple stock hit an all-time high of $636.64 per share on Thursday, and today that price continues to rise. The last time Apple jumped above $630 a share was back in April, right before its share price began a six-week decline that knocked $115 off the price — and $100 billion off Apple’s market cap — when it ended on May 18.

It’s unlikely we’ll see a repeat of that now, however. According to one analyst, investors are so keen to plough their money into Apple before the iPhone 5 sends share prices rocketing that there’s no sign of those prices dropping anytime soon.

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Tim Cook: The New iPad Set A “Record” Weekend For Us

Tim Cook: The New iPad Set A “Record” Weekend For Us

New iPad weekend sales were off the chain.

Apple wasn’t willing to go on record with the new iPad’s initial launch figures just yet, but when quizzed about it during the Q&A session of today’s announcement of an official dividend and stock repurchase plan, Tim Cook did let slip a bit about how well the new iPad had done.

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Why Apple Announced Its Stock Dividend & Repurchase Plan

Why Apple Announced Its Stock Dividend & Repurchase Plan

Tim Cook's making his mark on Apple.

Confirming a press release from just ten minutes earlier, Apple CEO Tim Cook has confirmed that Cupertino will use its vast hoard of cash to initiate a quarterly dividend payment to current shareholders, as well as buy back almost $10 billion in stock to help avoid dilution of employee equity.

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