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The store is currently selling the 16GB iPad Air with Wi-Fi for $479 – which is already a saving of $20 over Apple’s own price – but has confirmed that Black Friday buyers splashing out on Apple’s latest tablet will also get a $100 store gift card.
This deal isn’t just for iPad Air buyers though; Target promises to give a $75 gift card to iPad mini buyers and $50 and $30 cards to those picking up a fifth-generation iPod Touch or iPhone 5S respectively.
Other notable deals over the Black Friday period from the retailer include a $60 pack of iTunes gift cards for $50 as well as $10 off Apple TV models.
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Now with auto upload you can really take advantage of Flickr’s 1 TB of free storage. The photos are uploaded in the background, and in full resolution. The update also included some bug fixes for Google sign-in, and an auto straighten tool which lets you use the included photo editor to straighten photos in the app.
The new version of the Flickr app is available on iTunes, but there is still no native iPad version.
You might often use YouTube or perhaps TED for viewing videos on the iPad, but neither really fit the bill if you’re looking to quickly learn about everyday topics. YouTube is quantity over quality and TED is focused more on the education sector.
Aiming to fill that void is an interesting new iPad app, called Curious (free, iTunes). Coming from the same folks at Curious.com who specialize in online learning, the app lets users choose from hundreds of thousands of lessons from experts around the globe.
Topics include arts and crafts, cooking, DIY, home and garden, music, software, photography and foreign [...]
The deal, first reported by VentureBeat, is further proof of consolidation in the social TV space, but it also goes to show that Apple is serious about TV.
Matcha.tv had created an iPad app to discover movies and TV show episodes on Netflix, iTunes and Amazon, using data from social networks to recommend new titles to watch.
Apple is rumored to be working on an online-only pay TV service, which presumably would look very different from traditional cable.