Alabama is launching a pilot program this year that will allow residents to more “securely” file their taxes by using an app that verifies their identity with a selfie. Those who try it out are promised faster processing and a quicker return. As tempting as that is, you probably shouldn’t do it.
China Business is reporting that Apple has returned up to a mind-boggling 8 million iPhones to Foxconn because of quality issues.
Warning for the chronically indecisive: AT&T cut its return window for phones from 30 days down to 14. [TalkAndroid]
I love Blu-ray. I'm anticipating Star Wars release greater than my first child. But, like all gadgets, sometimes Blu-ray is pointless. Maybe you or someone dear to you got a pointless tech gift. And you can (should!) return it, guilt-free.
Policy details regarding paid apps on the Android Market have come to light—the most notable of which being the fact that you have 24-hours to return an app if you are not satisfied.
In our anecdotal experience, Apple has been pretty good about replacing clearly faulty MagSafe power adapters—the ones that split or fray from faulty manufacture. But now they are making their replacement policy official and offering free MagSafe replacements for the MacBook (13-inch Late 2006), MacBook (13-inch), …
We're unsure if this is a policy or a one-time incident, but Jason O'Grady from ZDNet is reporting that an Apple store refused to service a hacked and unlocked (for T-Mobile) iPhone, saying the warranty was voided and blacklisting "the phone against future service, or return."
We always knew the Xbox 360 failure rate was high, but the only time Microsoft's put any sort of solid numbers on the thing it was always somewhere around 5%. Retailers, on the other hand, have just reported a failure rate of somewhere over 30%. That's pretty ridonkulous. It's a good thing Microsoft support is usually…
Despite the PS3 costing more than the Wii—and having less units available—it seems Sony's console is easier to find than the Wii. So much so that people are swapping PS3s for Wii straight up. And the scalpers who can't trade for a Wii or flip their PS3s for more than a 10% or 20% profit? They're returning the…
According to an exclusive by our delightfully jaded friends at The Consumerist, if you have some old Costco merchandise that you've been meaning to return, do it before Jan 1.
Even the most technologically inclined amongst us encounter products so overly bedecked with buttons and features that we can't imagine how normal people could possibly use them, and it turns out we're right and they actually can't:
Scratched your video iPod? Return it. Cat puked on your 5G iPod? Return it. Don't like last week's episode of Lost on your iPod? Go stuff yourself. Apple is allowing the returns of fifth-generation iPods that show any sign of hardware failure (including general abuse) with no questions asked. A nice gesture, right?…