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August 1, 2018
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PSA: Reddit reveals security breach, password reset and 2FA upgrade recommended

Reddit announced in a post today that it recently discovered a security incident where a hacker was able to gain access to some user data, including emails and hashed passwords from an old database. more… 9to5Mac

March 4, 2018
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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 … Continue reading

February 16, 2018
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Apple urges users to send money to friends with Apple Pay Cash, upgrade to iOS 11.2

Apple on Thursday sent an email blast to iCloud users and customers on record advertising the ability to send money to friends using Apple Pay Cash, the company’s peer-to-peer money transfer service that was introduced in December. AppleInsider – Frontpage … Continue reading

February 2, 2018
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Video: How to permanently disable macOS High Sierra upgrade notifications

Every time you boot a Mac running an older version of macOS, you’ll likely see at least one pop-up notification urging you to download and install the latest macOS High Sierra operating system. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

October 29, 2017
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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 … Continue reading

June 9, 2017
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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 … Continue reading

May 6, 2017
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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 … Continue reading

March 26, 2017
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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 … Continue reading

November 2, 2016
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Apple cuts 512GB, 1TB SSD upgrade prices by up to $200 on older Mac models

It appears Apple’s push toward an all-flash storage Mac lineup is driving an amortization of SSD costs for the tech giant, as the company recently cut upgrade pricing for 512GB and 1TB modules on older Mac models. AppleInsider – Frontpage … Continue reading

October 15, 2016
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Video: 5 reasons to upgrade to iPhone 7

Apple spent a year packing a raft of improvements into iPhone 7; AppleInsider spent the past few weeks boiling down which of those matters most. Here are five reasons why you should consider upgrading. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

September 24, 2016
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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 … Continue reading

September 12, 2016
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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 … Continue reading

November 2, 2015
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T-Mobile, Sprint poised to pick up subscribers from Apple’s iPhone Upgrade Program

Apple’s iPhone Upgrade Program appears to be leading U.S. phone buyers away from AT&T and Verizon toward carriers with cheaper fees such as T-Mobile and Sprint, a report said on Monday. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

September 28, 2015
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iPhone Upgrade Program Causing Headaches for Some Launch Day Customers

Apple launched its iPhone Upgrade Program today in the U.S., enabling customers to purchase the iPhone 6s or iPhone 6s Plus with AppleCare+ coverage included for 24 equal payments of between around $30 and $45 per month depending on the … Continue reading

September 25, 2015
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Verizon jumps on annual iPhone upgrade bandwagon with new trade-in offer

Following the announcement of new iPhone upgrade incentives this week, first by T-Mobile then Sprint, America’s largest wireless carrier Verizon debuted its own yearly upgrade path on Thursday, saying it offers benefits over lease-type plans. AppleInsider – Frontpage News