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Deals: Woot Introduces Flash Sale on Refurbished 2018 iPad Pro Models, Starting at $599.99

Thursday September 24, 2020 6:46 am PDT by
Woot has introduced a new refurbished iPad Pro flash sale today, offering previous generation models starting at $599.99 for the 64GB 11-inch iPad Pro, down from an original price of $799.00. All of the iPad Pro sales currently happening at Woot will expire later tonight. Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with Woot. When you click a link and make a purchase, we may receive a small...

Apple Watch SE vs. Apple Watch Series 3 Buyer's Guide

Wednesday September 23, 2020 9:53 am PDT by
In September 2020, Apple updated its popular Apple Watch lineup, introducing an entirely new model of Apple Watch: Apple Watch SE. This new model offers many of the Apple Watch features that have made the device so popular over the years, but at a much more competitive price starting at $279. As an even lower-cost option, Apple continues to sell the Apple Watch Series 3, which first arrived in...

1Password Introduces New 'Virtual Cards' for Safer Online Payments, Coming Soon as Safari Extension

Tuesday September 22, 2020 8:31 am PDT by
1Password today announced a new partnership with Privacy.com, allowing users to make safer payments online by creating virtual cards that are unique to each of your online accounts. 1Password users can do this in their browser, and soon the feature will launch as a Safari extension. Each virtual card is locked to a particular merchant, and can only be used for that site or service. This way, ...

Deals: Cellular Carriers Introduce First Offers on Apple Watch Series 6 and SE

Friday September 18, 2020 7:43 am PDT by
With the launch of the Apple Watch Series 6 and Apple Watch SE today, cellular carriers have now introduced special offers for these new wearable devices. 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. Starting with AT&T, if you buy one Apple Watch Series 3, Series...

Apple Watch Series 6 vs. Apple Watch SE Buyer's Guide

Thursday September 17, 2020 9:15 am PDT by
In September 2020, Apple updated its popular Apple Watch lineup, introducing two new models; the Apple Watch Series 6 and the Apple Watch SE. The Apple Watch Series 6 offers a number of compelling updates on last year's Series 5, offering a new S6 processor, a U1 ultra-wideband chip, and blood oxygen monitoring, for a price starting at $399. At the same time, Apple introduced an entirely...

Deals: Apple Watch Sales Hit Series 3 and Series 5 Models at Up to $100 Off

Thursday September 17, 2020 9:01 am PDT by
Deals have emerged this week on the previous generation Apple Watch Series 3 and Apple Watch Series 5, following Apple's announcement of Series 6 and SE models of the wearable device. 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. Starting with the Apple Watch Series 3,...

Deals: Woot's New Flash Sale Offering Up to $450 Off Refurbished iPhone 11 Pro Max and iPhone 11

Thursday September 17, 2020 6:15 am PDT by
Woot today is offering the iPhone 11 in refurbished condition starting at $619.99 for the 64GB iPhone 11 in Black. There are a few more color options for the 128GB iPhone 11, which is priced at $679.99. Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with some of these vendors. When you click a link and make a purchase, we may receive a small payment, which helps us keep the site running. These...

Apple Seeds Golden Master Version of watchOS 7 to Developers

Tuesday September 15, 2020 11:30 am PDT by
Apple today seeded the golden master of an upcoming watchOS 7 update to developers, one week after releasing the eighth beta and more than two months after unveiling watchOS 7 at the Worldwide Developers Conference. To install the ‌watchOS 7‌ beta, developers need to download the proper configuration profile from the Apple Developer Center. Once the profile is in place, the ‌‌watchOS 7‌‌...

Apple Seeds Golden Master Version of tvOS 14 to Developers

Tuesday September 15, 2020 11:30 am PDT by
Apple today seeded the golden master version of an upcoming tvOS 14 update to developers for testing purposes. Designed for the fourth and fifth-generation Apple TV models, the new ‌tvOS 14‌ beta comes one week after the release of the eighth beta. ‌tvOS 14‌ will be released tomorrow. Registered developers can download the new ‌tvOS 14‌ beta onto the ‌Apple TV‌ through a profile that's...

Deals: Woot Discounting iPhone 8 Models From $229.99 in New Flash Sale

Friday September 11, 2020 5:45 am PDT by
Woot today is offering the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus in refurbished condition. Prices start at $229.99 for the 64GB iPhone 8, and increase to $279.99 for the 256GB iPhone 8. 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. If you're looking for the larger-screened iPhone 8...

Feral Releases Classic RTS 'Company of Heroes' on iPhone

Thursday September 10, 2020 2:49 am PDT by
Feral Interactive today announced the release of World War II real-time strategy game "Company of Heroes" for iPhone. Originally developed for Windows by Relic Entertainment, the critically-acclaimed RTS was recently designed and developed by Feral for the ‌iPad‌, which has now become a universal app. The game sees players command two crack companies of American soldiers and direct an...

Apple Seeds Eighth Beta of tvOS 14 to Developers [Update: Public Beta Available]

Wednesday September 9, 2020 10:01 am PDT by
Apple today seeded the eighth beta of an upcoming tvOS 14 update to developers for testing purposes. Designed for the fourth and fifth-generation Apple TV models, the new ‌tvOS 14‌ beta comes one week after the release of the seventh beta. Registered developers can download the new ‌tvOS 14‌ beta onto the ‌Apple TV‌ through a profile that's installed using Apple's Xcode software. ‌tvOS 14‌...

Deals: AirPods Pro Discounted to $214.99 Today on Woot [Update: Sold Out]

Wednesday September 9, 2020 5:12 am PDT by
Woot today is discounting a new pair of AirPods Pro to $214.99, down from an original price of $249.00. 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. If you're an Amazon Prime member, you can also get free two-day shipping. The AirPods Pro deal is part of the site's ongoing G...

Apple Stops Signing iOS 13.6.1 Following Release of iOS 13.7

Wednesday September 9, 2020 1:24 am PDT by
Following the release of iOS 13.7 on September 1, Apple has stopped signing 13.6.1, which means downgrading to that version is no longer possible. iOS 13.7 was a major update that rolled out a new Exposure Notifications System that doesn't require an app to be downloaded for the feature to be turned on. Apple routinely stops signing older versions of software updates after new releases...

Apple TV+ Releases Trailer for Animated Film 'Wolfwalkers' From Creators of 'Song of the Sea'

Tuesday September 8, 2020 6:53 am PDT by
Apple today released a trailer for a new family-friendly animated film coming to Apple TV+ this year called "Wolfwalkers." Apple acquired the rights to the film back in 2018, and it comes from the creators and director of "The Secret of Kells" and "Song of the Sea." The film is described as an adventure film about a young apprentice named Robyn who travels with her father to Ireland to ...

MacRumors Giveaway: Win a Stylish iPhone Case From Casery

Friday September 4, 2020 11:01 am PDT by
For this week's giveaway, we've teamed up with Casery to offer MacRumors readers a chance to win an iPhone case for any of Apple's iPhones ranging from the iPhone 11 models to the iPhone 6. Casery has a large selection of iPhone cases all with unique designs that are suitable for a range of tastes. An Agate Collection, for example, pairs a clear case with styling that looks like an agate...

GameClub Expanding to Bring PC and Console Titles to Its Mobile Subscription Gaming Service

Friday September 4, 2020 7:37 am PDT by
Nearly a year after its launch, subscription mobile gaming service GameClub is today announcing an expansion that will start bringing PC and console gaming titles to mobile. The first three PC titles to be announced for GameClub are Tokyo 42​, ​Ancestors Legacy​, ​and ​Chook & Sosig: Walk the Plank, all of which will be coming to iOS and Android this fall. GameClub is also announcing new...

Apple Seeds Fourth Public Beta of watchOS 7 to Public Beta Testers

Thursday September 3, 2020 1:00 pm PDT by
Apple today seeded the fourth public beta of an upcoming watchOS 7 update to public beta testers, one week after seeding the third public beta and just a few days after seeding a new beta to developers. The ‌watchOS 7‌ update can be downloaded after installing the proper profile from Apple's Public Beta website. ‌watchOS 7‌ should not be installed on a primary device as it is still an early...