HopStop Stops for Good

By Pauline Frommer

Posted on 09/27/2015, 9:15 PM

One of the greats is gone. I feel like I've lost a friend. No, I have lost a friend. Because unlike college buddies and work colleagues, Hopstop—the superb public transportation mapping service—never steered me wrong. Unfortunately, the app and website were bought by Apple in 2013, and in its great corporate wisdom, the massive company has decided to pull the plug on the little-map...

AppleCare+ Now Lets You Repair Your Apple Products Where You Travel

By Jason Cochran

Posted on 11/21/2013, 5:00 PM

AppleCare+, and its similar product AppleCare Protection Plan, are like insurance policies for your Apple product—iPhone, iPad, iPod, laptop, and the like. If you crack your screen on your iPhone, for example, having purchased its $79 AppleCare policy, the company will fix it for a nominal fee, saving you from having to purchase a whole new phone. Until recently, you could only get yo...

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