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Facebook Gifts Now Offers iTunes Gift Card Sending

Nov 27 2012, 1:00am CST | by

Apple iTunes gets even more virality

Facebook has just struck a new partnership with Apple to allow users to send digital iTunes gift cards to their myriad social networking friends.Apple's iTunes platform has been added as a new...

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Facebook Gifts Now Offers iTunes Gift Card Sending

Nov 27 2012, 1:00am CST | by

Apple iTunes gets even more virality

Facebook has just struck a new partnership with Apple to allow users to send digital iTunes gift cards to their myriad social networking friends.

Apple's iTunes platform has been added as a new choice for Facebook's emerging "Facebook Gifts" platform. The social service allows users to send digital presents to their family and friends, all without ever leaving the comfort of the Facebook interface.

The new addition of iTunes means it is now possible to send over a code for anywhere betwen $10 and $50 to friends, redeemable on the iTunes Store.

Other vendors that are available on Facebook Gifts are Hulu Plus, Pandora, and Rdio. The platform also recently gained new retail partners including Brookstone, Random House, Dean & Deluca, and BabyGab.

Among the various online commerce platform, "social commerce" is the one area that has actually seen a decline over last year. Online shopping is on the rise, mobile shopping is reaching record levels, but financial transactions initiated through social networks is actually on the decline.

So Apple's addition to Facebook Gifts probably won't generate any sort of hugely significant increase to either company's bottom line, but nevertheless, Apple will look like it is more connected to the average Internet user than every before.

The inclusion of iTunes to Facebook Gifts is effective immediately.

Via PC Mag

 
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4.7-Inch iPhone 6 Built From Parts Supports Theory of 1334 x 750 Display

Aug 30 2014 11:54am CDT | Source: Mac Rumors

Yesterday, we shared a video and some photos from Feld & Volk [Instagram page] apparently showing a 4.7-inch iPhone 6 built from parts actually booting to the "Connect to iTunes" recovery mode screen. A Tweet today from developer Steven Troughton-Smith points out that the graphics shown on the display during this booting process "*seem* to confirm" John Gruber's arguments ...
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T-Mobile to Hold Uncarrier 7 Event on September 10

Aug 30 2014 10:55am CDT | Source: iClarified

T-Mobile has announced that it will hold its Uncarrier 7 event on September 10, just one day after Apple's own event. T-Mobile sent out invitations with the tagline "This Time It's Personal" to select members of the press. Interestingly enough, T-Mobile will not be holding the event at a theater or conference center in Las Vegas, instead it will use its own company store in San Francisco. John Legere and the T-Mobile team invite you to join ...
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Apple features ‘Amazing Apps & Games’ on limited-time sale for only $0.99 each

Aug 30 2014 8:46am CDT | Source: App Advice

Last month, Apple featured “Amazing Puzzle Games” on a limited-time sale on the App Store. Earlier this month, it featured “Amazing Productivity Apps” in a similar promo. Now, it’s holding another limited-time sale on the App Store. But this time, the featured titles are apps and games from various categories. What’s more, each featured title is on sale for just $0.99.Featured on the banner carousel on the main page of the App Store, Apple’s wide-raging “Amazing Apps & Games for 99” ...
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15 hours ago

Snapchat Updates 'Our Story' Feature to Cover More Live Events

Aug 30 2014 12:20am CDT | Source: iClarified

Snapchat has released an update to their iPhone app that expands the 'Our Story' feature to cover more live events.When we launched Our Story at Electric Daisy Carnival we had our fingers crossed - we hoped the Snapchat community would contribute their unique point of view. We were absolutely blown away when Snapchatters contributed over 350 hours of Snaps to Our Story during EDC, Rio, Outside Lands, and L ...
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20 hours ago

Alleged iPhone 6 Logic Board Reveals New Category 4 LTE Modem [Photo]

Aug 29 2014 7:05pm CDT | Source: iClarified

An iPhone 6 logic board complete with chips was leaked today and one by one the components are being identified. Despite some of the text being blurred, MacRumors has identified the modem which will likely be used for the 4.7-inch iPhone 6.While photos posted to reveal the existence of an NFC chip from NXP has seen identifying marks on many of the other components blurred, a portion of the text printed on the LTE modem is visible, confirming the board does indeed contain Qualcom ...
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Puzzle and trivia game iKon will hit the App Store on Aug. 31

Aug 29 2014 5:00pm CDT | Source: App Advice

Fans of puzzle or trivia games are in for a treat. This upcoming release from Spicy Games combines the best of both genres to result in iKon. Check out the trailer for more details, and we’ll notify you when the game is released, if you’d like.Puzzle and trivia game iKon will hit the App Store on Aug. 31 is a story by AppAdvice.comAppAdvice - iPhone, iPad, iPod, Ap ...
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23 hours ago

16GB of Flash Storage Spotted on Alleged iPhone 6 Logic Board

Aug 29 2014 4:17pm CDT | Source: iClarified

A 16GB flash storage module has been spotted on the recently leaked logic board for the iPhone 6, reports MacRumors.A new set of photos from Feld & Volk and Sonny Dickson today that revealed the NFC chip present on the logic board of the 4.7-inch iPhone 6 also offers a good look at the flash storage module on this board. Based on the Toshiba part number, as seen on similar modules, the "7" indicates that this is a 16 GB module, suggesting the low-end iPhone 6 will continue to off ...
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23 hours ago

Fully assembled, functional iPhone 6 booting to ‘Connect to iTunes’ screen shown in new video

Aug 29 2014 3:53pm CDT | Source: Mac Daily News

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Video Shows Supposedly Assembled iPhone 6 Stuck in Recovery Mode

Aug 29 2014 2:41pm CDT | Source: OS X Daily

A purported iPhone 6 with what looks to be a 4.7″ display has been assembled from leaked parts, and the device even turns itself on, but is seemingly stuck on the familiar “Connect to iTunes” recovery mode screen. Two separate videos of the iPhone are embedded below fo ...
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