In a video posted to Reddit, the stars are said to be Wal-Mart employees in Pikeville, Ky., tossing around iPads in the storeroom for a laugh. Wal-Mart confirms it's true.
For the first time, the world's largest retailer is taking preorders on Apple's newest smartphone; it's also giving a $10 discount.
App allows users -- just employees at the moment -- to scan merchandise while they shop in the aisles instead of having them all scanned at one time at checkout
Wal-Mart's Music Downloads is the cheapest place for Windows users to purchase tunes online; just be prepared to find mostly mainstream music.
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It had looked like some stores were offering a healthy discount on Apple's flagship phone, but Wal-Mart now says there was "a pricing error in limited stores."
The cloud-based DVR retails for $99 and includes an antenna that also lets you watch over-the-air live television.
The joint U Prepaid service brings both carriers into the realm of big-box distribution.
A woman in Texas complains that Wal-Mart sold her an iPad that was merely a box stuffed with yellow notepads. At first Wal-Mart refuses a refund, but after a news station steps in, the company concedes there was a scam.
The retail giant started testing the service in Northern Virginia, Philadelphia, and Minneapolis. Up next: San Francisco and San Jose.
Negotiations between the retailer and DECE, the consortium that created UltraViolet, have gone well enough that some at the studios and other DECE members believe a deal is in the offing.