updated 11:10 pm EST, Mon January 20, 2014
Regional store now offering in-store pickup, celebrates with sale
Buyers who live on the east coast or midwestern parts of the US may be able to score themselves a discounted iPad with savings up to $60 on brand-new models. Regional retail H. H. Gregg is offering the savings at all of its 228 retail locations thanks to the arrival of the iPad for in-store pickup, an expansion of its existing relationship with Apple. Until February 1, customer can save $60 on a 64GB iPad Air, and $40 on the 16GB and 32GB versions. The iPad mini models are offered with a $20 discount over normal retail price.
VLC for iOS gets UI makeover, new streaming connections
VLC for iOS (free), which allows users to place media in non-iTunes formats onto their iOS devices for viewing, has updated the app to match iOS 7's design language, and now offers Google Drive and Dropbox integration that allows streaming directly from Dropbox, and downloading and playback from Google Drive.. In addition, version 2.20 also supports new multi-touch features, a new tutorial and rewritten Wi-Fi uploading. A number of smaller fixes and updates includes better UPnP interaction stability, better handling of TV series with over 100 episodes, and support for M3U and HTTP live streaming.