Tuesday, May 7, 2013
New mobile site allows users to check in on the go.
Carolyn W. Colvin, Acting Commissioner of Social Security, today announced the agency is offering a new mobile optimized website, specifically aimed at smartphone users across the country. People visiting the agency’s website, via smartphone (Android, Blackberry, iPhone, and Windows devices) will be redirected to the agency’s new mobile-friendly site. Once there, visitors can access a mobile version of Social Security’s Frequently Asked Questions, an interactive Social Security number (SSN) decision tree to help people identify documents needed for a new/replacement SSN card, and mobile publications which they can listen to in both English and Spanish right on their phone. "We are committed to meeting the changing needs of the American …
Friday, May 3, 2013
All hardware services for the original iPhone will be discontinued June 11.
The original 2007-era iPhone will be categorized as obsolete beginning June 11, according to an internal memo from Apple, published online Tuesday. "Obsolete" status means people will no longer be able to have their devices serviced through an Apple store. But don't fret. AppleCare and third-party authorized service centers have a different word for the older models: "vintage." They'll still help out users with those devices, according to Business Insider. Other Apple products set to be minted as vintage in June: mid-2007 models of the iMac, the late 2006 model Xserve, and the original Mac Pro, Mac Rumors reported. Apple reportedly sold 6.1 million first generation iPhone units in the year or so before the iPhone 3G was launched in 2008, …
Monday, November 19, 2012
The grand opening was on Saturday, Nov. 17.
Monday, November 19, 2012
The Apple Store in Willow Grove Park had its grand opening over the weekend and handed out T-shirts to the first 1,000 customers. The store is packed with Apple products for you to test-drive, training sessions and free workshops, and great people who can answer all your questions. The 8,300 square foot store is located on the second level of Willow Grove Park. They also offer convenient ways to shop with Apple. With Personal Pickup, you can buy online and pick up your order at the Apple Store. And when you’re in the store, you can use EasyPay on the Apple Store app on your iPhone to quickly purchase select accessories. Come check out the new Mac, iPhone, iPad, or iPod. Or meet with the Business Team.
Monday, May 21, 2012
With Cellpig's new protective iPhone case, the company will replace your phone for free if it breaks while inside the case
A company called Cellpig has a new iPhone protective case called Cellhelmet - and if you drop your iPhone 4 or 4S, and it breaks, Cellpig will replace if for free. According to a Mashable article, Cellpig and its concept began as a Kickstarter project. Cases are not available for retail sale. A spokesman for Cellhelmet said over the next two weeks they will be pushing up to various retailers across Pennsylvania. The only place to order one at present is at this link. Even jailbroken phones are covered under Cellpig's promise. According to its website, Cellhelmet includes accidental damage coverage, new, used and unlocked iPhones are covered too. It will not cover water-damaged iPhones, unfortunately. The case is backed by a New York-based…
Sunday, December 25, 2011
Patch goes where you go with mobile apps for iPhone and Android phones.
Taking a new mobile device for a spin today? Love how Patch makes it easy to find details on local businesses, school news or weekend fun for the kids? Then definitely add this to your must-have app list: Patch has apps for iPhones and Android phones that make it incredibly easy for you to stay connected. Here are a few ways you can take Patch with you: Patch for iPhone The Patch app's useful features include: Plus, you can save anything from favorite articles to business listings direct to the iPhone for easy offline access. Have an opinion on our app? We love feedback, so let us know what you think at email@example.com. Patch Places for Android Patch Places is the go-to directory of local businesses in 800+ Patch towns. Any …
Tuesday, April 19, 2011
We've got a new app for your iPhone. Also: Letters to the editor.
We try not to toot our own horn too much at Patch, but this one’s too good to keep to ourselves. We knew the technology elves at Patch HQ were busily working on something neat, but last Thursday their invention came to light: introducing the Patch app for the iPhone. You can now take Patch everywhere. The app is in Apple’s App Store and features a variety of ways for you to stay connected and keep up-to-date about what’s going on in the community. For starters, the app will consist of all the things you get on the daily Upper Moreland - Willow Grove site, including community news, weather, local business listings and events in the Upper Moreland area. You can read the latest articles on local events, the best place to grab lunch, features …