Mitchel Broussard

Mitchel is a Contributing Editor at MacRumors. Southern Louisiana-born, he lives off of bad TV, good books, and great video games. Despite a few close calls, he has yet to forget the face of his father.

Mitchel Broussard's Articles

Apple Music Shares Playlists Aimed at Lifting Your Spirits While Social Distancing

Tuesday March 31, 2020 5:54 am PDT by Mitchel Broussard
Apple Music is now offering its subscribers a few playlists aimed at working from home, focusing on schoolwork, and generally lifting spirits for everyone during the current pandemic. These new "Come Together" playlists can be found on the Browse tab of ‌Apple Music‌ in the carousel up top. Apple has made the following playlists: "Isolation Icebreakers," "Work From Home Hustle," "Virtual...

Best iMac Deals for March 2020

Monday March 30, 2020 11:12 am PDT by Mitchel Broussard
When it comes to the iMac, Apple offers two distinct versions of its desktop computer: the classic iMac and the iMac Pro. The iMac was last updated in March of 2019 and sports two Retina display sizes, faster memory, Radeon Vega Pro graphics options on the high end, and 8th and 9th-generation Intel processors. At the higher end, the iMac Pro has Xeon processors with up to 18 cores, up to 4TB ...

Deals: Anker's Work From Home Sale Includes $21 Wall Chargers, $10 Wireless Chargers, and $20 Power Strips

Monday March 30, 2020 8:19 am PDT by Mitchel Broussard
Anker began a new sale on Amazon today, centered around items that are meant to help anyone working from home. This includes power strips, wall adapters, wireless chargers, and more. There are also a few products from Anker's smart home product brand Eufy, like the EufyCam and Eufy RoboVac. Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with Amazon. When you click a link and make a purchase, we may...

Deals: 2020 MacBook Air Discounts Now Extend to 512GB Model, Priced at $1,243.55 ($56 Off)

Monday March 30, 2020 6:22 am PDT by Mitchel Broussard
One week after we tracked deals on the new 2020 MacBook Air on Amazon, today the retailer expanded its sales to include the new 512GB model of the MacBook Air. You can get this notebook with increased storage for $1,243.55, down from $1,299.00 (only in Gold). Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with Amazon. When you click a link and make a purchase, we may receive a small payment, which...

Deals: Nomad Offering 50% Off Kevlar Lightning and USB-C Cables With Purchase of Wireless Charging Base Station

Friday March 27, 2020 11:10 am PDT by Mitchel Broussard
Nomad has a "Power Combo Sale" going on this week, providing 50 percent off any one of Nomad's Kevlar charging cables when you purchase a Base Station. Nomad Base Stations are sturdy wireless charging hubs that can charge iPhones, AirPods, and Apple Watches starting at $99.95. Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with Nomad. When you click a link and make a purchase, we may receive a small...

Best iPad Deals for March 2020

Friday March 27, 2020 6:05 am PDT by Mitchel Broussard
Apple's iPad family spans across four different models: the 7.9-inch iPad mini, the 10.2-inch iPad, the 10.5-inch iPad Air, and the iPad Pro (11-inch and 12.9-inch models). With this collection of multiple display sizes, Apple provides each of its users with whatever they desire when it comes to using a tablet to work, read, surf the internet, and more. Below are the best prices for each...

Deals: Huge Refurbished iPhone Sale Discounts iPhone 7, 8, X, XR, and XS (From $120)

Friday March 27, 2020 5:47 am PDT by Mitchel Broussard
Woot is back today with a big sale on refurbished iPhones, including markdowns on the iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone X, iPhone XR, iPhone XS, and iPhone XS Max. Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with Woot. When you click a link and make a purchase, we may receive a small payment, which helps us keep the site running. As with every Woot purchase, those...

Apple Music Rolling Out Feature That Displays New Music Notifications From Favorite Artists in Your Library

Thursday March 26, 2020 12:14 pm PDT by Mitchel Broussard
Apple today is rolling out a new feature to Apple Music users, prominently displaying new albums, EPs, and videos from their favorite artists at the top of the Library tab in iOS. The new feature first appears as a splash page in ‌Apple Music‌ on iOS, telling users that they can "see new music from artists you like." This will let you get updates about new releases from artists you listen to,...

Best Apple TV 4K Deals for March 2020

Thursday March 26, 2020 11:46 am PDT by Mitchel Broussard
Apple launched the fifth-generation Apple TV 4K in September 2017 with two models for customers to choose from: 32GB ($179.00) and 64GB ($199.00). With its tvOS App Store, ‌Apple TV‌ 4K allows you to download video apps including Hulu, Amazon Prime Video, and HBO GO, which funnel into the centralized TV app to organize every show and movie that you watch. These models of the ‌Apple TV‌ 4K have...

Deals: Save on Refurbished Models of the 2018 MacBook Air and MacBook Pro Today Only (From $719.99)

Thursday March 26, 2020 5:53 am PDT by Mitchel Broussard
Woot is back today with new discounts on refurbished MacBook Air and MacBook Pro models from 2018. This sale will last until tonight at 12 a.m. CT. Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with Woot. When you click a link and make a purchase, we may receive a small payment, which helps us keep the site running. To start, you'll find a refurbished 2018 13-inch MacBook Air with a 128GB SSD for ...

Deals: Get a New HomePod for $204.99 This Week at OWC ($94 Off)

Wednesday March 25, 2020 8:38 am PDT by Mitchel Broussard
OWC has returned with a discount on a new HomePod this week, offering the White HomePod for $204.99 and the Space Gray HomePod for $207.99. This is the current best discount on a new HomePod ($91-$94 off), and the next best price you'll find is at Best Buy for $249.99. Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with OWC. When you click a link and make a purchase, we may receive a small payment,...

Deals: Best Buy's 1-Day Sale Includes Apple's 21.5-Inch iMac From 2019 for $999.99 ($300 Off)

Wednesday March 25, 2020 7:39 am PDT by Mitchel Broussard
Best Buy introduced a new one day sale today, offering deals on iMac, MacBook Pro, and Windows computers. For Apple users, the most notable discount in the sale is on the 21.5-inch iMac from March 2019. Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with these vendors. When you click a link and make a purchase, we may receive a small payment, which helps us keep the site running. Best Buy has the...

Deals: New Discounts Hit Amazon for the 2020 iPad Pro and MacBook Air

Tuesday March 24, 2020 7:45 am PDT by Mitchel Broussard
Apple last week launched the new iPad Pro and MacBook Air, and shortly after Expercom provided the first discount on these devices. Today, Amazon has introduced the second set of markdowns on a few of these new 2020 Apple products. Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with Amazon. When you click a link and make a purchase, we may receive a small payment, which helps us keep the site running....

YouTube Will Temporarily Limit Video Streaming Quality Worldwide Starting Today

Tuesday March 24, 2020 7:41 am PDT by Mitchel Broussard
YouTube will begin reducing the quality of its videos for users around the world starting today. With a growing percentage of people staying at home for the next few weeks and months, YouTube hopes this new streaming quality limit will keep the video sharing website running smoothly amid the increased traffic (via Bloomberg). This change began in Europe last week, and will hit worldwide over ...

Deals: Woot's New Apple Sale Offers Prices From $100 on Refurbished iPad mini, MacBook Pro, and iMac

Tuesday March 24, 2020 7:00 am PDT by Mitchel Broussard
Woot today kicked off a new Apple sale on refurbished iMacs, MacBooks, and iPads. These devices represent previous-generation computers and tablets, and sales start as low as $99.99 for the first-generation iPad mini. Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with Woot. When you click a link and make a purchase, we may receive a small payment, which helps us keep the site running. There's...

Deals: Apple's 512GB 16-Inch MacBook Pro Returns to Low Price of $2,099 at B&H Photo ($300 Off)

Tuesday March 24, 2020 5:30 am PDT by Mitchel Broussard
B&H Photo today has returned the 512GB 16-inch MacBook Pro to its lowest price of $2,099.00, down from $2,399.00. We've seen this price a few times this year, and it's the current best price you'll find for a new 16-inch MacBook Pro among the major Apple resellers online. Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with B&H Photo. When you click a link and make a purchase, we may receive a small...

Deals: Apple's Smart Battery Case Will Help Keep Your iPhone 11, XS, or XR Fueled Up Starting at Just $65

Monday March 23, 2020 11:45 am PDT by Mitchel Broussard
Amazon, Best Buy, and Adorama have a few discounts on Apple's official Smart Battery Case lineup for the iPhone XR and iPhone XS. We've been tracking these sales for a while now, and this week you'll find a few lowest-ever prices among the discounts. Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with these vendors. When you click a link and make a purchase, we may receive a small payment, which...

Deals: Anker Kicks Off New Sale With $18 USB-C Wall Chargers, $14 Portable Chargers, and More

Monday March 23, 2020 6:44 am PDT by Mitchel Broussard
Anker is back this week with a new set of discounts on Amazon, providing low prices on wall chargers, wireless chargers, and portable chargers. Sales start with Anker's PowerPort Wireless Charging Stand at $13.99, down from $21.99, which represents the only wireless charger that's being discounted this time around. Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with Amazon. When you click a link and...

Best MacBook Pro and MacBook Air Deals for March 2020

Friday March 20, 2020 9:54 am PDT by Mitchel Broussard
Apple offers a wide selection of options when it comes to the MacBook line. As of 2020, this includes the 13-inch MacBook Pro, 16-inch ‌MacBook Pro‌, and 13-inch MacBook Air. As a general rule of thumb, this guide is mainly focused on the 2019 ‌MacBook Air‌ models, although we have included a few early deals on the new 2020 versions of the ‌MacBook Air‌. ‌MacBook Pro‌ is the company's mainline...

Pixar's Newest Film 'Onward' Arriving on Digital Platforms in the U.S. Tonight, Streaming on Disney+ April 3

Friday March 20, 2020 6:41 am PDT by Mitchel Broussard
Disney and Pixar's new animated movie "Onward" is following the recent trend of movies arriving early on digital platforms amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Starting in the United States tonight, March 20 at 5 p.m. PT, "Onward" will be available to purchase on digital retail platforms like iTunes for $19.99 (via Variety). Following this, the movie will be streaming for Disney+...