Amazon Rewards Visa Cards Now Compatible With Apple Payview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Amazon said it would be making its Rewards Visa from Chase compatible with the new Apple Pay system earlier this week, and the integration is already out the door. Amazon had said it would support it sometime, though they didn’t specify an exact timeline, so seeing it roll out this quickly is likely a pleasant surprise for card owners. (IT news)

$500 Apple gift card FSview story

http://hardforum.com – I have a $500 Apple store gift card new and unused. Asking $475 OBO shipped with payment via Google Wallet. Heat is under my screen name. (Hardware)

Apple Pay Experiencesview story

http://hardforum.com – Walked into a CVS but I didn't want to hold the line up just incase it didn't work, so I went to the pharmacy. I held my phone over the terminal and from the sleep screen, the phone activated and displayed the cards stored in Passbook. Went to the register and paid in one step. Easy. The same at Walgreens. Apple Pay > Sliced Bread (Hardware)

(late 2013) Mac Pro upgrades?view story

http://hardforum.com – Has anyone heard about replacement SSDs or PCIe cards for the late 2013 Mac Pro? Apple doesn't even appear to have a D300->D500 upgrade kit available. I know you can replace the CPU, but that looks to be the only part you can, unless I missed something. (Hardware)

FS: PowerMac G5 Dual 2.0 GHzview story

http://hardforum.com – I have an Apple PowerMac G5, it is has dual 2.0GHz processors and 5GB RAM and will take up to 8GB RAM. It is running OSX 10.5.8 Leopard, which is quick and snappy on the dual processors and 5GB of RAM. It also has a 500GB HDD installed, which is plenty of space to fill this thing with media. Local sale ONLY. I'm in Janesville WI, travel to Milwaukee WI daily. (Hardware)

TestFlight Beta Testing Goes Live For All iOS Developersview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Apple has pushed its TestFlight Beta testing service live for everyone, the company revealed on its developer news portal today. Registered developers can now invite up to 1,000 beta testers to try out their iOS apps, using emailed invitations sent via the iTunes Connect portal. (IT news)

Does my Bonobo Extreme 8 work with Apple's Thunderbolt-to-Firewire adapter?view story

http://ubuntuforums.org – This is what I'm looking at purchasing: http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/produc...e_Adapter.html Anyone know for sure whether or not this will work with my Bonobo Extreme? For this application, I'd be running Windows 8.1. TIA! (Hardware)

GT Advanced Technologies To End Sapphire Business And Settle Debt With Appleview story

http://techcrunch.com –  GT Advanced Technologies, the company Apple had entered into a deal with worth $578 million last year for the advance purchase of sapphire components, has reached an agreement with the iPhone maker to settle its outstanding debt. (IT news)

Sneak Peek into GNOME on openSUSE 13.2view story

https://news.opensuse.org – openSUSE 13.2 comes with the latest and greatest that the GNOME desktop has to offer — GNOME 3.14. At the time of the release 13.2 offers GNOME 3.14.1, which improves upon the user-experience of GNOME 3.10, that came with openSUSE 13.1, several notches, featuring notably a much improved gnome-shell with pretty-but-subtle animations and multi-touch gestures for the first time. (Distributions)

Confused with iPad pricesview story

http://hardforum.com – According to Apple 32 iPads were phased out with current generation iPad air. That means we will get 64GB iPad air 2 for the price of 32gb iPad that costed last year. 1) So the price of iPad air2 64 gb is same as the price of iPad air 32 gb was last year 2) Now the price of iPad air 32gb has been slashed out by 100$. (Hardware)