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Apple: Removing Some Software and Peripherals from Retail Stores

Written on March 08, 2011 by Adam Eve

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Oh no! Apple is cutting some software and peripherals from their retail store. But why?

The Loop reports that Apple is planning to cut a couple of software titles and peripherals from its retail stores. The Cupertino-based company aims to free up some space, accommodating the Personal Setup service for Mac that was launched last January.

Among the products that will no longer be displayed are printers, scanners and some hard drives. However, this peripherals will still be stocked in the stores and will be available for purchase. In addition to this, Apple is also getting rid of 32 game titles, in favor of the Mac App Store. Apple is looking to eventually discontinue all boxed software sales from its retail stores for the Mac App Store, the upcoming changes seems to be their first step.

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The Return of Kin Phones

Written on November 15, 2010 by R. Cruise

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It is another episode of the return of the dead. This time, the spotlight is on Microsoft’s Kin Phones.

Mobile site found a Verizon roadmap which indicated that Kin phones is making a comeback before the year ends.

Another site, Engadget, confirmed that the news is true though this time a data contract is not required to operate the Kin.

Before, the Kin comes with $70 per month in service fees which didn’t attracted many consumers. So now, it seems that Verizon is making Kin more of feature phone rather than a smartphone. However, it removes one of its unique features, The Loop.

We’ll be grateful if you’ll shoot as a comment about the comeback Kin will be making.

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