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Pebble Smartwatch ‘Coming Soon’ To Best Buy

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With so much success on Kickstarter, the Pebble smartwatch hasn’t been easy to get hold of if you weren’t an early backer. But you’ll soon be able to pick one up at Best Buy. The retailer just added the device to its website with a $150 price tag, though it doesn’t yet have a release date.

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David Bowie Releases New Album With iTunes Pre-Order Single After 10-Year Break

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It’s David Bowie’s 66th birthday today, and he’s celebrating the occasion by making his new album available to pre-order. The Next Day is Bowie’s first record in ten years, and those who pre-order it through iTunes will get a bonus track early. You can download your copy today.

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China Unicom Sees 100,000 iPhone 5 Pre-Orders On First Day

China Unicom Sees 100,000 iPhone 5 Pre-Orders On First Day

Looks like the iPhone 5 will be popular in China, too.

China Unicom, China’s second-largest mobile carrier, began accepting iPhone 5 pre-orders on Monday ahead of the handset’s December 14 launch. And during the first day alone, it saw more than 100,000 orders placed online. Apple devices have become hugely popular in China, and it seems the iPhone 5 will be no exception.

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JBL Announces First Lightning Speaker Docks For Apple’s Latest iOS Devices

JBL Announces First Lightning Speaker Docks For Apple’s Latest iOS Devices

Meet the OnBeat Micro, and the OnBeat Venue Lightning.

JBL has become the first accessory maker to announce a duo of Lightning-compatible speaker docks for Apple’s latest iOS devices. Priced at $99.95 and $199.95, the OnBeat Micro and the OnBeat Venue Lightning are both available to pre-order today.

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Pre-ordered iPad Minis With LTE Are Now Shipping

Pre-ordered iPad Minis With LTE Are Now Shipping

Last week we reported that Apple was planning to ship initial iPad mini with LTE pre-orders on November 16th, and it looks like units are finally ready to leave home base and make their way to your doorstep.

Customers who have pre-order the iPad mini with LTE are now reporting that Apple has sent them confirmation that their iPad mini has shipped and is en route to its destination.

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4th Gen iPad Now ‘In Stock’ Online As Apple Catches Up With Pre-Order Demand

4th Gen iPad Now ‘In Stock’ Online As Apple Catches Up With Pre-Order Demand

Order a fourth-generation iPad today and have it shipped immediately.

Well, that was fast. The Apple online store has already caught up with the pre-order demand of the fourth-generation iPad, and it’s now saying the device is “in stock.” That means customers will no longer face a shipping delay when placing their order for the new device online.

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If Apple Doesn’t Sell 3 Million iPad Minis This Weekend, It’s A Failure [Analyst]

If Apple Doesn’t Sell 3 Million iPad Minis This Weekend, It’s A Failure [Analyst]

The iPad mini lines have been nowhere near as big as expected.

Apple is the only consumer electronics company in the world that consistently releases new gadgets that sell in their millions during the first few days of availability. During their respective launch weekends alone, Apple sold 3 million third-generation iPad units, 4 million iPhone 4S units, and 5 million iPhone 5 units.

In fact, the company’s iOS devices have become so popular that they’re now considered a failure if they don’t sell several million within their first 72 hours on the market. According to one analyst, the iPad mini has to shift at least 3 million units this weekend for it to be considered a successful device.

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Apple Announces iPhone 5 Sales Top Five Million In First Weekend

Apple Announces iPhone 5 Sales Top Five Million In First WeekendiPhone 5 is selling like hot cakes covered in chocolate sprinkles.

Apple has announced that iPhone 5 sales surpassed a whopping five million units in just three days following the handset’s launch on Friday, September 21. Demand for the device has exceeded Apple’s initial supply, and while the majority of pre-orders have been shipping, many are scheduled to arrive in October.

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This Chart Shows How Stunning The Number Of iPhone 5 Pre-orders Really Was

This Chart Shows How Stunning The Number Of iPhone 5 Pre-orders Really Was

The iPhone 5 is already Apple’s most successful iPhone ever, in terms of first day sales figures. Apple received 2 million iPhone 5 pre-orders, which is double the number they received for the iPhone 4S.

GigaOM put together a quick chart to show just how stunning the iPhone 5 pre-orders have been. The iPhone 4S was the most successful smartphone ever, and the iPhone 5 is on pace to absolutely blow the iPhone 4S numbers away.

Apple Confirms iPhone 5 Pre-Orders Top Two Million In First 24 Hours

Apple Confirms iPhone 5 Pre-Orders Top Two Million In First 24 Hours

Who said this was a “disappointment?”

Apple has issued a press release this morning confirming that iPhone 5 pre-orders topped two million units during its first 24 hours of availability. That’s more than double the record held by the handset’s predecessor, the iPhone 4S, and Apple has warned that while the majority of pre-orders will be delivered on launch day, September 21, “many” are scheduled to be delivered in October.

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