Tagged: apple

Target Joins Other Retailers in Offering Voice Shopping

by Associated Press 10/12/2017 9:29 am

Target is jumping into voice-activated shopping as it deepens its relationship with Google, offering thousands of items found in the store except for perishables like fruit and milk.

Top 5 Fitness Watch Options for 2017

by Michael Johnson 1/19/2017 8:46 am

Smartwatch fitness trackers have become “tech coaches” that can help you stay on track with your fitness goals. But with so many watches on the market, which one do you go for? We test drove five of the latest models.

Pinterest Picks: 15 Fall Recipes

by Lydia McAllister 11/8/2016 6:00 am

We rounded up 15 recipes that are sure to warm you up (when it finally does cool off) and taste delicious. Enjoy!

FBI: Not Sure It Can Help in Unlock iPhone in Conway Murder Case

by Associated Press 4/1/2016 7:36 am

The FBI backed away from an Arkansas prosecutor's statement that its agents would help unlock an iPhone and iPod belonging to two teenagers accused of killing a couple, saying Thursday it hasn't yet examined the devices and isn't sure whether it will be able to help.

FBI Agrees to Unlock iPhone, iPod in Conway Homicide Case

by Claudia Lauer, The Associated Press 3/31/2016 6:45 am

The FBI agreed Wednesday to help an Arkansas prosecutor unlock an iPhone and iPod belonging to two teenagers accused of killing a Conway couple.

Tell Me a Story (Rob Anderson Commentary)

by Rob Anderson 9/29/2014 12:00 am

What’s your story? If you own a business or have a product to sell and you don’t have an answer to that question, then you may be in trouble. Why? Well, let me begin with a story …

Mobile-Payment Battle Brews Between Apple, Wal-Mart

by Lee Hogan 9/12/2014 10:44 am

A major battle could be brewing between giants of the retail and technology world over how mobile payments will take hold in America.

Nettleton Schools To Spend $1 Million On Laptops to Students

by Mark Friedman 3/10/2014 12:00 am

The Nettleton School District in Jonesboro said it will spend $1 million during the next four years to provide its students with Apple laptops.

Big Tech Firms Lash Out at Government Snooping

by Associated Press 12/10/2013 3:03 pm

Silicon Valley is escalating pressure on President Barack Obama to curb the U.S. government surveillance programs that vacuum personal information off the Internet and threaten thetechnology industry's financial livelihood.

ASU Herald Says iPads for Freshmen Getting 'Mixed Reviews'

by Lance Turner 9/10/2013 3:33 pm

Arkansas State University's move to require freshmen to purchase iPads for use in its first-year "Making Connections" classes is getting mixed reviews from students, according to the Jonesboro campus' student newspaper.

Apple Adds to Improved Consumer Confidence (Craig Douglass On Consumers)

by Craig Douglass 11/5/2012 12:00 am

Consumer spending is 70 percent of the U.S. economy. We’ve noted that impressive figure in previous columns, but it is worth repeating because it provides a real sense of inclusion for Arkansas consumers. What it should mean to each of us is our individual purchases help make up the overall economic vitality of our state and nation. We are players in the economic equation. Sometimes it just doesn’t feel like it.

Little Rock Apple Store Burglarized Wednesday Night

by Karen Martin 10/6/2011 11:00 am

The Apple Store at Promenade at Chenal was burglarized Wednesday night, according to LRPD Lt. Terry Hastings. Anyone knowing the identity of the suspects should call LRPD Burglary Detectives at (501) 371-4660.

The Apple Store in Little Rock Is Open

by Lance Turner 8/27/2011 12:45 pm

Three years in the making, Apple's first Arkansas store opens at The Promenade in Chenal in Little Rock.

Hot Gifts for Christmas Giving

by Karen Martin 12/22/2010 3:35 pm

The hottest gifts for Christmas giving include Ugg boots, Parker pens, and everything Apple.

Ducks Unlimited Releases iPhone App with a Little Help from Arkansas

by Mark Carter 11/22/2010 3:49 pm

Ducks Unlimited now has its own iPhone app, thanks to a technology firm based in Rogers, Arkansas. The 1.0 version includes a complete waterfowl ID gallery and more than 300 videos. Here's a video of it in action and info on where to download.

Boomville: Fire Up Your Kindle, Your Skiff, Your Alex and Your Whatever — and Read!

by Boom Staff 2/1/2010 12:00 am

Amazon’s Kindle was the most gifted item for Christmas 2009. The e-book outsold real books. Because of the popularity of Kindle and Kindle 2, everybody wants to get in the game.

Using Google (and Steve Jobs) to Run Your Life

by Natalie Ghidotti 12/2/2009 2:52 pm

Working parents have a host of useful tools from companies like Google and Apple to help them tackle busy lives. Here's some recommendations.