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Walmart considers crowd sourced shipping

Walmart considers crowd sourced shipping

Walmart is the largest retailer in the world. The retail giant has put more than one small business out of business around the country because it's almost impossible to compete with the prices Walmart offers. However, Walmart and many other retailers are now feeling significant pressure from online giants such as Amazon.com.

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Walmart expands iPhone checkout feature to 12 more markets

Walmart expands iPhone checkout feature to 12 more markets

I'd wager everyone has shopped at Walmart at one point or another in their lives. I'd also wager that many people have had experiences where the checkout person was incredibly slow and seemed more interested in talking than ringing up your purchase. What you may not be aware of is that Walmart has been testing an iPhone scan and check out feature in some markets around the country.

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Unlimited iPhone 5 data plan at Walmart actually has a cap

Unlimited iPhone 5 data plan at Walmart actually has a cap

I'm sure there were a lot of iPhone fans out there that were excited when Walmart announced its new iPhone 5 with Straight Talk earlier this month. The plan was billed as an incredibly affordable $45 per month unlimited everything offering. At first glance, the biggest caveat was that you had to pay full price for the iPhone.

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Walmart announces new in-home disc-to-digital service at CES 2013

Walmart announces new in-home disc-to-digital service at CES 2013

Gadget manufacturers may be the ones taking the limelight here at CES 2013, but retail chains are also making an appearance and announcing some cool new services. Case in point: Walmart just announced an expansion to their disc-to-digital service by bringing it to the comfort of your home, making it easier to convert your physical media.

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Best Buy complains about Walmart’s iPhone 5 discount ad, loses $65K in one day

Best Buy complains about Walmart’s iPhone 5 discount ad, loses $65K in one day

If you remember, Both Walmart and Best Buy competed in a discount war with Apple's iPhone 5, where both retailers offered steep discounts on the new smartphone. Best Buy dropped the price down to $150 for the 16GB entry-level model, while Walmart dropped it to just $127. However, it turns out that Best Buy took quite a hit on profits that day, and the company is accusing Walmart of misleading customers with their iPhone 5 discount ad.

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Walmart offering iPhone 5 for $127, iPad 3rd-gen for $399

Walmart offering iPhone 5 for $127, iPad 3rd-gen for $399

RadioShack's and Best Buy's respective iPhone 5 promotions might seem like an amazing deal, but they'll be no match against Walmart's own sale, because it looks like they're offering the iPhone 5 starting at just $127, with the iPhone 4S starting at only $47. Plus, they'll be offering the third-generation iPad for $399.

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NOOK HD and HD+ take Kindle’s former place on Walmart shelves

NOOK HD and HD+ take Kindle’s former place on Walmart shelves

Barnes & Noble's NOOK HD and HD+ tablets are headed to Walmart, with the Android duo expanding their footprint as they attempt to snatch sales from Amazon's Kindle Fire and Google's Nexus slates. Priced from $199 for the 7-inch HD model, and from $269 for the 9-inch HD+, the tablets will be offered both in Walmart's retail stores and via its site.

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Nexus 7 32GB in stock at Walmart

Nexus 7 32GB in stock at Walmart

We already know what the 32GB version of the Nexus 7 will be priced at, thanks to an earlier report of the device showing up on Office Depot shelves. $250 will get the 32GB version, while the 16GB model will be $199. A second confirmation has just hit Walmart's website, where the retailer is showing the 32GB Nexus 7 as "in stock."

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Windows 8 copies on sale at Walmart

Windows 8 copies on sale at Walmart

Windows 8 doesn't officially launch until October 26, and while you can download the release preview now, you'll have to wait until next week in order to grab the full, complete version. Or will you? It turns out one person spotted copies of Windows 8 on sale at a local Walmart that turned out to be on sale and ready for purchase.

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Walmart testing same-day delivery in select US markets

Walmart testing same-day delivery in select US markets

Walmart has been known to host some pretty sweet tech deals in the past, including a $114 iPhone 4S and a $100 iTunes gift card selling for $80. In order to get these deals to you even faster than most expedited shipping methods, the retail chain is testing out a same-day delivery service in a few US cities across the country.

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Nook GlowLight gets a price cut as Paperwhite launch approaches

Nook GlowLight gets a price cut as Paperwhite launch approaches

Amazon's impressive new Kindle Paperwhite is set to launch in just a couple of days, but Barnes and Noble has decided that its going to put up a fight. Both Target and Walmart are showing that the price of the Nook Simple Touch with GlowLight has been cut just ahead of the Paperwhite's launch. The new price of the Nook GlowLight? $119, the same price that Amazon has given the basic Paperwhite model.

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SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: September 20, 2012

SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: September 20, 2012

Welcome to Thursday evening folks - just one more day until the weekend is officially here. iOS 6 has been out for a little more than a day now, and while there are a lot of new features to get excited about, Apple's new Maps app seems to be spoiling the party. Many are bummed that Apple Maps doesn't feature public transportation routes like Google Maps, and a group of developers set out to solve that problem with a new hack. Meanwhile, Nokia took a few shots at Apple Maps today, and we found out that iOS 6 landed on 15% of all Apple devices within the first 24 hours of release.

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