What You Need To Know To Get Started With Apple Payview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Apple Pay is now available for anyone to use, provided they’ve got all the prerequisites, both for physical stores and for online transactions. But you can’t just walk up to your local brick-and-mortar store and wave your iPhone and walk out with whatever you want – that would be theft. (IT news)

iOS 8.1 With Apple Pay Now Available, Here’s What Else It Brings To Your iPhone And iPadview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Apple’s iOS 8.1 arrives today, and it brings with it some impressive new abilities. First and foremost, at least in terms of its long-term impact, is probably the introduction of Apple Pay, the new mobile payment solution built into iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, and the new iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3. (IT news)

App Store Downloads Top 85 Billion, Revenue Up 36 Percent Year-Over-Yearview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Apple CEO Tim Cook announced today during the company’s FY Q4 2014 earnings call that Apple’s cumulative App Store downloads have now topped 85 billion up from 60 billion around a year ago. The number was announced alongside news of Apple’s massive quarter, and its record-breaking sales of the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus devices. (IT news)

Apple Sold 39.3M iPhones During The iPhone 6 Launch Quarter, 12.3M iPads And 5.5M Macsview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Apple’s earnings for the final quarter of its fiscal 2014 year are out, and boy did they sell a lot of iPhones. The hardware quarter saw 39.3 million iPhones sold, along with 12.3 million iPads and a very respectable 5.5 million Macs, with the fading iPod category bringing up the rear with 2.6 million sales. (IT news)

[FS] iPhone 5s 16GB Gold Unlockedview story

http://hardforum.com – This iPhone is up for sale again. The phone is in absolute mint condition. No drops, no issues, no scratches or flaws at all. Photos below. I have used this phone for 11 months, always housed in an Otterbox case. The case is still in good condition as well. Original carrier is AT&T. (Hardware)

Loly Adds A Supersized Emoji Sparkle To Your iPhoneview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Move over boring old static smiley face and wine glass emoticons, Loly is a new, bigger, prettier emoji app now available on the App Store. Online fashion pioneer Gina Pell created the new app to fill a need for the “chic and stylish” to have a better way to express themselves. Pell is the founder of early e-commerce fashion site Splendora. (IT news)

Apple Supplier Shutting Down, 727 Employees Laid Offview story

http://hardforum.com – Apple giveth and Apple taketh away. (Hardware)

emulator questionview story

http://android.stackexchange.com – I'm new to the android world and boy what a change from running an iphone 4. I just downloaded the GBC A.DVD. emulator and Pokémon gold last night. Now I'm wondering if it's going to use up my data if I run at where I don't have WiFi. (HowTos)

Accidentally bought OMTP headphones for a CTIA phone, what now?view story

http://android.stackexchange.com – I made the mistake of buying the old Sony Ericsson MH1-LB LiveSound headphones for my Sony Xperia Z1 phone, thinking the two would work together, sound, microphone, controls and all. I have found out that this is not the case, and the reason is that the headphones use a standard called OMTP, while my phone uses another standard called CTIA, which basically just switches a couple of things around (HowTos)

WTS WTT Solid AMD rig.view story

http://hardforum.com – First. This rig was for sale, and I had an offer. My son killed his rig and I had to pull it. Now I have got my son going again so this is back. Gigabyte MA785-UD3H, AMD 1050T, Arctic Pro 7, 8 gig ram. Have the io plate, original box and manual. Rig runs very, very well for an older unit. No OCing done. I also have an old 4850 if you are getting this for a non gaming friend or relative. (Hardware)