Apple retail chief resigning in April, replacement named

Angela Ahrendts renovated a ton of Apple Stores, brought fewer new locations with an emphasis on the high streets and started “Today at Apple.”

Refurbished iPhone X on sale at Apple from $769

The iPhone XS just doesn’t seem worth it for your dollar? Maybe you can take in a gently-loved iPhone X for a good discount.

Apple frees up next-day delivery through Saturday

Apple is guaranteeing that purchases made through Saturday will be delivered on Christmas Eve. And if you need to make a return, you’ve got time.

Apple boosting some iPhone trade-ins by $100 toward iPhone XR and XS

If you’re holding onto an iPhone 5s, you’re not getting any extra credit and neither are iPhone X owners. But you’ve lucked out if you’ve got an iPhone 6s.

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Jacklyn Dallas (aka NothingButTech88) joins us to talk about folding phone branding, Black Friday deals and news of future flagships!

Apple Store Gift Cards for all the big purchases this Black Friday

Apple is giving gift cards of up to $200 back for its customers who buy some of its older iPhones, iPads, Apple Watches and Macs.

Apple’s Black Friday deals coming… Friday

And these deals actually last through Cyber Monday as well. But Apple isn’t exactly known for its generous discounts on commercial holidays.

Apple stops supporting iPhone 5 for repairs, will begin vintage scheme

Apple is maintaining a category of vintage devices that may become eligible again for repairs under a new program that may be launched soon.

iPhone Xr sales begin today at Apple stores without official cases and waiting lines

Sales have started officially for the iPhone Xr, but don’t expect to find an Apple case for your device or waiting lines to get one

In Hong Kong, iPhone XS scalping musters a pittance in profits

Some traders take it as a bad omen for overall demand while others in China are just looking to get their iPhone XS early.

Do Apple Stores build communities? Or are they disrupting them?

A noted Apple analyst predicts that the company will open its 600th store in the next five years. But that path takes it through many city squares…

Apple UK site brings back Barclays and PayPal Credit options

How do you want to pay for your new MaBook? Almost definitely Barclays, right? Apple seems to be showering more spotlight on that options now.

iPhone battery replacements now happening “without delay,” kind of

Apple Stores and Apple Authorized Service Providers can now order replacement batteries for your throttled iPhone and receive them without delay. What does that mean for you?

If you have Face ID trouble, your iPhone X rear camera may need a repair

It doesn’t exactly sound logical, but Apple’s front camera-enabled Face ID feature on the iPhone X may need a rear camera repair in the event of trouble.

Apple Stores employing contractors for on-site iPhone battery replacements

It seems that Apple Stores are struggling to handle the backlog of battery replacement orders they’re getting with the hands they have on deck.

In some repairs, 16GB iPhone 5c will be substituted with 32GB units

The iPhone 5c is coming up on five years old and it still will get treated by Apple if it is warranted. The thing is, will you get your device replaced?

Apple has refurbished iPhone 7 from only $499

Even 256GB versions are available direct from Apple. And there’s a decent selection of colors, too. And iPhones typically are some of the better refurbished items out there.

HomePod AppleCare+ plan will cost $39

For a $349 smart speaker, the extended warranty would be a good investment for the purchase, if its price is confirmed at the end of the week.

Korea’s first Apple Store set to open January 27

The store, located in a trendy district of Seoul abutting several Samsung facilities, could be Apple’s 500th locaton if one in Vienna doesn’t get completed first.

Apple begins replacing batteries for older iPhones earlier than announced

Originally set for late January, the company is now offering $29 rates for out-of-warranty battery replacements on throttled iPhones.

Believe it or not, you can still get the iPhone X delivered by Christmas if you order it today

It’s not that long ago that you had to wait several weeks for an iPhone X order to be shipped, and yet somehow, delivery times have dropped to just one day.

Upgraded AirPods are reportedly coming next year, current generation still hard to find

You may need a genuine Christmas miracle to get the AirPods delivered over the next couple of weeks, but Apple may already be working on a sequel.

Apple finally has a Thunderbolt 3.0 cable to its name

Since the introduction of the latest MacBook Pro last year, Apple fans could only get Thunderbolt 3 cables from Belkin, not Apple.

Apple offers free next-day delivery on December 22, two-hour delivery for $9

If you’re busy and still need to punch Apple holes in your shopping list, two-hour delivery is available for $9 and, as always, pick-up is free.

iMac Pro pricing ranges from $4,999 to $13,199, with several ‘recommended configurations’ in-between

As promised a couple of days ago, the iMac Pro, billed as “the most powerful Mac ever”, is now up for grabs in many professional-oriented configurations.