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Apple Cancels WWDC Orders For Developers Who Purchased More Than One Ticket

Apple Cancels WWDC Orders For Developers Who Purchased More Than One Ticket

Apple has taken drastic measure to stop WWDC ticket touts this year. Has your order been cancelled?

Apple has emailed a number of developers who scrambled to purchase tickets for its Worldwide Developers Conference this June to tell them that their order has been cancelled. Anyone who purchased more than one $1,600 ticket on their credit card is likely to find that their order is “not eligible,” but a phone call to the Cupertino company could rectify the issue.

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This Is The Software That Chinese Scalpers Use To Buy iPhone 4Ses Right Out From Under Your Nose

This Is The Software That Chinese Scalpers Use To Buy iPhone 4Ses Right Out From Under Your NoseThere’s a huge demand for the iPhone in China, a demand so big that Apple is continually struggling to meet it. That means there’s plenty of business for scalpers who obtain the device any way they can, just to sell it off for a huge profit in the grey and black markets.

And these scalpers are smart and tech-minded. To make the whole process of buying iPhones a lot easier, scalpers have built a special application that purchases the smartphones in bulk from the Apple online store. Even worse, it runs on Windows. Oh, the irony.

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Apple Stores’ New “EasyTheft” System Will Revolutionize Shopping All Over Again

Apple Stores’ New “EasyTheft” System Will Revolutionize Shopping All Over Again

Apple revolutionized retail shopping when it opened up its first brick and mortar store back in 2001, and it’s about to do it all over again — using an iOS app. The Cupertino company will reportedly issue a major update to its Apple Store app for iOS devices this Thursday that will change the way you buy Apple products forever.

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Apple Pilot Program Will Allow You to Collect Online Orders From Your Local Retail Store

Apple Pilot Program Will Allow You to Collect Online Orders From Your Local Retail Store

Apple is set to launch a new pilot program that will allow customers to make orders through its online store and then collect their purchases from their local Apple store, according to a new report. The program has reportedly been given the name “Sherwood” and will cover any product available online, including custom-build computers, third-party accessories, and products which have been gift-wrapped an engraved.

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Apple Backtracks on AppleCare+ Must Be Purchased With Your iPhone Policy

Apple Backtracks on AppleCare+ Must Be Purchased With Your iPhone Policy

Apple’s made another good PR decision this week in regards to AppleCare+ and the policy about the requirement that you had to buy AppleCare+ at the same time as your iPhone 4S or iPhone 4 8GB model. If you are a long time Apple customer like I am you were surprised to find out that you had to buy the two together since this isn’t the norm for AppleCare. Usually you could add AppleCare to any Apple hardware product as long as it was still under the first year warranty.

The change caused a stir among Apple’s customers so the company changed the policy, but only until November 14, 2011.

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Pre-Order Your iPhone 5 From China Telecom At The End of September

Pre-Order Your iPhone 5 From China Telecom At The End of September

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While Apple is still yet to announce its highly-anticipated iPhone 5, that hasn’t stopped a number of carriers from advertising the device and taking pre-orders. China Telecom is the latest to begin preparations for Apple’s fifth-generation device, reportedly taking orders from the end of this month.

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Apple Recalling Verizon iPad 2s Mid-Delivery? [Update]

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Many customers eagerly awaiting the delivery of their Verizon iPad 2 are left disappointed when they check their order status to discover that their package is being re-routed on its way from China – all the way back to Apple. But why?

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Apple Prepping for Apple Store 2.0 As Online Order Status Page Goes Down

Apple Prepping for Apple Store 2.0 As Online Order Status Page Goes Down

Apple’s order status web page is down this week-end for maintenance. If you attempt to check the status of an existing order you’ll see the above message displayed for all online stores across the globe.

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