Apple processing iPhone Upgrade Program pre-approvals for iPhone 11

After an unveiling at a special event on Tuesday, Apple this afternoon began accepting loan pre-approval applications for iPhone 11, 11 Pro and 11 Pro Max devices, allowing new and existing members of the iPhone Upgrade Program to get started on the process ahead of a start to preorders this Friday. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

How to upgrade the 27-inch 5K iMac (2019) with a massive 128GB of RAM [Video]

Apple’s long-awaited refresh of the iMac lineup finally happened, and it brought about incremental, but nonetheless worthwhile, enhancements to the lineup. Along with new 6-core and 8-core Intel options for faster CPU performance, new Radeon Pro Vega GPUs provide faster graphics. In addition to the CPU and GPU, there’s another key upgrade element that got […]

Opinion: Giving AirPods the praise they deserve and why I won’t upgrade to version 2

Alongside the announcement of the iPhone 7 and its controversial removal of the headphone jack, Apple teased its truly wireless AirPods. After a brief delay, they were released just before the end of 2016, in very limited supply. Since then, despite continued supply troubles, AirPods have gradually grown in popularity and we’re now preparing for version […]

Apple says ‘working hard’ to get iPhone X orders to iPhone Upgrade Program customers after Citizens One snafu

Apple this weekend is contacting iPhone Upgrade Program customers who stayed up, or woke up, to order an iPhone X early Friday only to find the company’s financial partner, Citizens One, was unable to process loan applications. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

2017 21.5-inch 4K iMac memory upgrade kit includes 32GB of RAM, tools to take it apart

Repair advice and spare parts supplier iFixit is capitalizing on the discovery that the memory and processor inside the new 21.5-inch 4K iMac can be removed and replaced, by creating a RAM upgrade kit that can allow users to open up their iMac and boost the memory up to the maximum capacity. AppleInsider – Frontpage […]

Phil Schiller says voice-only assistants are sometimes convenient, open minded about App Store upgrade pricing in new interview

Indian news network NDTV caught up with Apple’s SVP Marketing Phil Schiller for an interview after his visit to the new App Accelerator in Bengaluru. The discussion touches on Schiller’s management of App Store and Apple’s developer ecosystem, Swift adoption and his thoughts on voice-only assistants like the Google Home or Amazon Echo. Whilst Schiller […]

T-Mobile now lists complimentary AppleCare+ perks as part of Jump upgrade program

Update: A T-Mobile spokesperson confirmed to 9to5Mac that AppleCare+ is indeed now included in some Jump and Premium Device Protection plans as detailed in our original story below. T-Mobile appears to now be including complimentary AppleCare services similar to what’s offered with AppleCare+ as part of its Jump upgrade program. The new support hasn’t been announced […]

Apple Restricts iPhone 7 Reservations to Upgrade Program Members

Apple recently updated the confirmation email it sends to customers who reserve an iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus to clarify that in-store reservations are now limited to iPhone Upgrade Program members in the United States. Apple allows upgraders to reserve an iPhone through its iPhone Upgrade Program reservation system for pick up in store, […]

Apple Collecting Customer Information in Effort to Address iPhone Upgrade Program Pre-Order Issues

Last week, we reported that the iPhone Upgrade Program caused frustration for some customers attempting to pre-order an iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus. Specifically, some customers enrolled in the program were unable to select the model, carrier, color, or storage capacity they desired, or any iPhone in some cases, due to limited stock seemingly […]