Apple’s new iPad mini with Retina

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By Andrew Levy

At Apple’s remarkably predictable event today, Tim Cook and pals announced the company’s new line of iPads.We had been expecting a refresh of one of the most successful consumer electronics for some time now, so this news did not really come as a surprise.

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Apple Special Event Hub

You didn’t think we’d be back, but we are! We wouldn’t leave you standing in the cold and the rain. It’s been a month hiatus, but The Techfast Club has officially returned. We are here today just in time for Apple’s special event, likely covering new iPads, new Macs, and hopefully a lot more. For all the latest news and analysis come to this page. We’re glad to be back!

Andrew & Kyle

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iPhone 5s & 5c available for preorder tomorrow (9/11), in stores September 20th

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By Andrew Levy

Apple held its iPhone event today announcing the long anticipated and rumored iPhone 5c and iPhone 5s. Although many of us were expecting announcements for the iPad, Apple TV, and maybe even the iWatch(?), we may need to tune back our urges and be happy with what Tim Cook and friends gave us. The iPhone 5s and 5c will be available for preorder starting tomorrow and will be available to in-store purchase on September 20th.

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iPhone 5s – starting at $199 on contract

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By Andrew Levy

You’ve wanted, waited, and speculated, and now the iPhone 5s has finally arrived. As anticipated the device will be available in the leaked gold, silver, and black variants. From a hardware perspective Apple’s latest flagship sports three brand-new features: a brand new camera sensor larger pixels and tons of new software features including 120 FPS 720p HD video, Apple’s latest A7 processor that is based on a 64-bit architecture (first ever on a phone), and a finger print scanner (Touch ID) that will allow users to securely unlock their phone.

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“iPhone 5C is beautifully, unapologetically plastic” – starting at $99 on contract [Update]

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By Andrew Levy

Apple has officially announced the much hyped and rumored iPhone 5c. For all intents and purposes internally the phone is an iPhone 5 (with iOS7), but on the outside consumers will be offered a number of “hard-coated polycarbonate” colored variants to choose from including blue, yellow, pink, green, and white. Apple is also offering up a number of different silicon form-fitting multi-colored cases ($29) for the 5c that feature circular holes that show off the true color of your device.

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Apple iPhone Event Hub

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Tomorrow (9/16) is Apple’s iPhone event in San Francisco. We are expecting the iPhone 5s, the rumored iPhone 5c, and potentially much more including an updated Apple TV. Stick with us for all the latest and most current news and information. We’ll be posting everything here on the Apple iPhone Event Hub for your convenience. The event starts at 10am PST and there is a lot to look forward to, stay right here.

Apple announces the iPhone 5c

iPhone 5S – New processor, camera, fingerprint sensor

iPhone 5s and 5c available for preorder tomorrow and in stores Friday Sept. 20th

Microsoft to acquire Nokia devices and servies unit for $7.2 billion

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By Andrew Levy

Over the course of the last year, Microsoft has been through a series of tumultuous events, some good, some not so good. From last year’s Surface flop and Steven Sinofsky’s departure, to the more recent company-wide shakeup and Steve Ballmer’s impending resignation the tech behemoth has been making waves. As if there wasn’t already enough going on, Microsoft will be purchasing Nokia for 3.79 billion Euro and an additional 1.65 billion Euro for all of Nokia’s patents (5.44 billion Euro altogether or $7.2 billion). The sale should be completed in Q1 of 2014.

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