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Amazon Bans Sale of Potentially Dangerous USB-C Cables

Wednesday March 30, 2016 3:53 am PDT by
Amazon has tightened restrictions on the sale of USB-C cables and adapters on its online store in an effort to protect customers from risky substandard products (via The Verge). The online retailer added non-compliant USB-C cables to its list of prohibited items, following a flood of potentially damaging third-party cables onto the market. The new note on Amazon's page of undesirables...
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Apple TV Drops to $89.99 at Amazon and Best Buy

Tuesday November 15, 2011 11:23 am PST by
As noticed by 9to5Mac, both Amazon and Best Buy have dropped their prices on the Apple TV by $10 to $89.99. Interestingly, Amazon has also added a "2010" designation to its Apple TV title, leading to speculation that the retailers may be making room for a potential update to the device. Third-party retailers are, however, usually not particularly accurate sources of information on new...
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Mac OS X Lion to Come on DVD?

Monday April 25, 2011 9:45 am PDT by
Apple Bitch notes that a new placeholder has appeared on Amazon's German site suggesting that Apple will be distributing Mac OS X Lion on DVD when it is released later this year. A listing for the latest version of the Mac operating system, OS X 10.7 Lion, which is due for release this summer, has appeared on the German Amazon website. The significance of the listing is that the OS is apparently...