Analysts predict Apple will use repatriated overseas cash to double stock buyback program

When the Republican tax bill passed in December, allowing Apple and other companies a tax break on repatriating their overseas cash, there was much speculation about how the Cupertino company would spend it. There was the usual speculation, of course, about Apple buying Netflix or Tesla, but the smart money appeared to be on boosting […]

Apple releases iOS 11.2 with date crashing fix, Apple Pay Cash included, other changes

Apple has now released iOS 11.2 at a very strange time of day, on a Saturday, seemingly as the fix for the date looping bug we reported on earlier today. The release notes mention the inclusion of Apple Pay Cash, which enables peer-to-peer payments between friends in the US, but it is not yet live. […]

NYT: Apple shifted offshore cash hoard to Jersey after Ireland shut down [update]

Update: Apple has responded with an extensive statement on its newsroom site. It says corporate tax rate on foreign earnings is 21 percent, and 35 percent on income from overseas investments. It says “no operations or investments were moved from Ireland”. The New York Times has published a lengthy report claiming Apple started using the […]

Now that you’ve got new Apple gear, get cash for your old stuff quickly and easily

Merry Christmas! If you’ve been a good little boy or girl, Santa hopefully hooked you up with new iPads, iPhones and Macs.  That likely means that what you were using yesterday will be retired to a drawer. Don’t do that. There’s significant value left in that gear and we can help you get as much cash as possible for […]

Apple Black Friday Gameplan – knockout holiday shopping quickly, save tons of cash

As the Thanksgiving turkey and wine buzz starts to wear off and we head into the pinnacle of American consumerism known as Black Friday, we here at 9to5Mac have some tips which should make the shopping experience pleasant, efficient and productive. Over the next 24 hours, everything Apple related will be at the lowest prices […]