eBay today launched a pre-daylight savings coupon that takes 20 percent off „everything“ on the online reseller’s storefront, with a few exclusions including gift cards, coupons, coins and paper money, and real estate. Outside of these categories, you’re free to apply the 20 percent off coupon to any other items today, including Apple products like the HomePod.
eBay explained that the coupon PSPRING20 is valid until 8 p.m. PST tonight, March 9, and it applies to the purchase price of eligible item/items, not including shipping, handling, and taxes. That purchase price has to be $25 or more, and the 20 percent discount will be capped at a value of [...]
In addition to our standalone articles covering the latest Apple news and rumors at MacRumors, this Quick Takes column provides a bite-sized recap of other headlines about Apple and its competitors on weekdays.Monday, March 5
– Xiaomi plans to enter U.S. market within a year: „We’ve always been considering entering the U.S. market,“ Xiaomi Chairman Lei Jun said at the sidelines of China’s annual legislative session in Beijing, according to the WSJ. „We plan to start entering the market by end 2018, or by early 2019.“
Commentary: Xiaomi was the world’s fifth-largest smartphone maker in 2017, with an estimated 92.4 [...]
Google this week announced that its workplace chat app for Mac, PC, iOS, and Android, called „Hangouts Chat,“ has come out of the Early Adopter Program beta and will be available to anyone who pays for a core G Suite service. Hangouts Chat is an expansion of Google’s Hangouts platform and the company’s answer to services like Slack, HipChat, Workplace by Facebook, and Microsoft Teams (via TechCrunch).
Google’s app emphasizes a few unique artificial intelligence features available for users, involving various chatbots. In one example, Google shows how one person could ask a @Meet bot to „Plan a review meeting next week,“ and then [...]
Twitter today announced the official launch of a new Bookmarks feature, which is designed to allow Twitter users to save tweets for later access.
All tweets now feature an updated „share“ icon that’s used for both bookmarking and sharing tweets, and Twitter says the share icon is meant to make it easier to save and share privately or publicly.
Bookmarking a tweet to save it for later can be done by tapping the share icon under a tweet and then choosing the „Add Tweet to Bookmarks“ option. All saved tweets are located under the „Bookmarks“ option that can be accessed from a person’s profile icon menu.