Get 15% off premium leather iPhone XR, XS and XS Max cases w/ optional laser engraving from Alto

Alto has quickly become known for its high-quality and fashionable cases at fair prices and now its premium leather iPhone cases are available for Apple’s new iPhone XR, XS, and XS Max. With a new collection made from a range of leather and unique denim materials, the company also offers optional laser graving for personalization. Thanks […]

Evernote cuts price of its Premium membership as report suggests it’s in a ‘death spiral’

Evernote has slashed the price of its Premium membership as a new report indicates the company is struggling financially and facing leadership departures. According to a new report from TechCrunch, Evernote has lost its CTO, CFO, CPO, and HR head in the last month… more… 9to5Mac

Hands-on: Alpine’s HALO9 CarPlay/Android Auto receiver offers a unique & premium experience

When it comes to car infotainment systems, stock units are rarely good. For years, you had regular knobs, buttons, and small screens to show you what radio station or CD track you were listening to. Fast forward to today and companies are building GPS into car radios, though the interface is never pretty, and they […]

iPhone chip supplier TSMC anticipates drop in premium phone shipments, Bitcoin to fuel growth

Chip manufacturer TSMC is anticipating a decline in shipments for premium smartphones this year, advising during its fourth-quarter earnings briefing that orders relating to cheaper mobile devices will rise slightly, with company growth likely to occur through embracing cryptocurrencies. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

Holiday Deals: High-end 15″ MacBook Pro for $2,099; 13″ MBP (256GB) for $1,299; premium 27″ iMac 5K for $2,799 ($300 off)

Kicking off December, Apple authorized resellers are marking down popular Apple devices for holiday shoppers. Save $ 700 on Apple’s Late 2016 15" MacBook Pro with a variety of upgrades. A Mid 2017 13" MacBook Pro with 256GB of storage space is also $ 200 off, while a 4.2GHz 27" iMac 5K with 1TB of […]

Cyber Monday Apple Deals: Premium 13″ Touch Bar for $1,999; loaded 15″ MacBook Pro $2,879; $300 off 27″ iMac 5K + no tax in 48 states

Cyber Monday exclusive coupons have arrived! If you’re looking for the lowest price on a premium Mid 2017 MacBook Pro or iMac desktop, our exclusive coupon can save you $ 200 to $ 320 on upgraded models with no tax on orders shipped outside NY and NJ, as well as 0% financing. AppleInsider – Frontpage […]

Best Buy charging a $100 premium on full iPhone X price, says customers ‘want this flexibility’

In the lead up to iPhone X preorders today you may have noticed that Best Buy’s website was showing the full price cost of both iPhone X models $ 100 above the retail price. I also noticed it last week and figured it was just a mistake that would be corrected sooner or later. As […]

Top new Apple Watch Series 3 features – is it worth the price premium? [Video]

The Apple Watch Series 3 launched alongside the new iPhones two weeks ago, and it’s arguably a more exciting hardware update than the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus. With the release of the Series 3, Apple removed the Series 2 from the lineup, leaving customers with a choice between the Apple Watch Series 1 […]

PSA: Pandora Premium now launched, competing with Apple Music & Spotify

Pandora has how launched its on-demand music streaming service, competing with Apple Music and Spotify. It costs the same $ 9.99/month as existing services (a price dictated by the labels, which receive most of the revenue). Anyone can get a free trial of either 30 or 60 days, and there’s a special deal for existing Pandora […]

Apple reportedly working to offer ‘premium TV’ streaming bundle

Although its original efforts are believed to have failed, Apple isn’t giving up on its goal to sell a streaming TV bundle. According to a new report from Recode, Apple is currently working towards selling consumers a “premium TV bundle” consisting of HBO, Showtime, and Starz. more… Filed under: Apple 9to5Mac