In an announcement that may surprise a few (and impact fewer), Microsoft announced today that it will be closing all retail stores.
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The new Magic Keyboard for iPad Pro 11 and 12.9 is now available for order from Apple. This pricey keyboard/trackpad combo had been billed as coming sometime in May. As noted by Thurott, the keyboard should be arriving starting late next week.
Through December 31, 2019, save 6% ( regularly 3% ) on purchases made at the Apple store using your Apple Card. This additional savings is in the form of cashback which is added to your Apple Cash account and can be spent like cash anywhere Apple Pay is accepted.
In a move that should surprise absolutely nobody, Samsung today announced that their $2,000 Galaxy Fold phone — which apparently had trouble folding repeatedly without breaking — would be on an indefinite hiatus.
When this Google Pixel 3 and Google Pixel 3XL fast charging stand was originally released the $79 price seemed a little steep. I bought one anyway because I wanted to have a convenient place to put my Pixel 3XL on my nightstand for charging.
The big iPhone XS Max release day has come and gone. From the looks of my local stores, both Apple and cell carrier, the majority of people either waited or bought their phones online. Online orders placed today for iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max have even become available for in-store pickup.
Did you hold off on pre-ordering a new iPhone XS or XS Max? Change your mind and want to buy one but afraid that the wait will be too long? Well, hustle online because Apple has opened orders for in-store pickup.
The Apple Gather Round event is a wrap and while the company’s new iPhone Xs and iPhone Xs Max are impressive they are also expensive at $1,349 and $1,449 respectively for the highest capacity models.
Amazon is listing all variants of the new Google Pixelbook as 10% off for users of Amazon Prime Student. Models available include the Google Pixelbook i5 with 8 GB RAM / 128 GB storage, Google Pixelbook i5 with 8 GB RAM / 256 GB storage, and the Google Pixelbook i7 with 16 GB RAM / 512 GB storage.
The Google online store appears to still be struggling with assessing and honoring trade-in values for their flagship Pixel device. I ordered a Pixel 2 XL phone in mid-December 2017. At the same time I “locked in” a trade value of $405 for my old Pixel XL 128 GB provided it was returned within 30 days. At least I thought I had a fixed price for the trade.
You’re probably as sick of hearing about deals as I am. Black Friday this. Small Business That. Cyber Monday online. Blah. Blah. Blah. More than ever it seems deals evolved into mostly an elaborate “come on” aimed to convince us to buy stuff we may or may not need at prices that may or may not be a deal.
If you didn’t jump into the pre-order line when the iPhone X was first available for ordering back on October 27, 2017, don’t despair. A quick early morning check of my local Apple stores is showing a wide variety of stock from multiple stores.
Popular online deal website FatWallet has formally announced Monday, October 9, 2017, as the site’s last day. FatWallet was one of the earliest online forums where members shared tips on deals, discounts and often leaked advance copies of Black Friday sales circulars.
The official release of iOS 11 won’t arrive until mid-day Tuesday, September 19. There is, however, a way to update your iPhone to the latest release of iOS now. This is the final shipping, aka Gold Master or GM, version which all eligible iPhone models will receive Tuesday.
The ever-popular Amazon Echo smart speaker is back on sale. Normally $179, Amazon has the device listed for $99. Previously we’ve seen it drop as low as $159.98 for two (with coupon code).
Today Woot! has the 32 GB Quite Black variant of the Google Pixel and Google Pixel XL for $250 off. Granted, these are both refurbished models with lower memory, but the price might make the buying decision a little easier. The Google Pixel is the successor to Google’s Nexus line of Android smartphones. First released in October 2016, these devices run the latest Android 7 and are guaranteed security and OS updates through October 2018. Normally priced at $649/$699 you can grab your own refurbished model for $349/$399.
Amazon has their Echo voice-controlled assistant on sale today for $129.
If you’re a Verizon customer and find yourself suddenly prompted to reset your PIN, you may not be alone. Word started to trickle out yesterday about a security breach which may have impacted up to 6 million Verizon Home customers. The issue appears to be related to an error in how some data was secured on a public cloud server.
Amazon just added a Sirius XM skill allowing users (All Access or Streaming Subscription required) to listen to SiriusXM channels on any of their Amazon Echo devices. SiriusXM joins existing music services Amazon Music, Spotify, Pandora, iHeartRadio, and Tunein Radio as music integrations that work on Amazon Echo devices.
Verizon today unveiled a promotion running June 4, 2017, through June 10, 2017, offering $300 off any iPhone 7 or iPhone 7+ provided the number associated with the phone is ported in from T-Mobile and activated on Verizon.
Hello fellow Google Pixel XL users. If you’ve ever found yourself running short of battery then today’s your lucky day. Mophie just released their Juice Pack external battery pack price at $99 – with wireless Charge Force charging. In short, slap the Juice Pack onto your Pixel XL and gain another 2,950mAh built-in battery for a claimed 50-hour total battery life.