Apple now sells refurbished 9.7-inch iPad Pro

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Save up to $140 on the 9.7-inch iPad Pro by buying refurbished.
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Apple has started selling refurbished models of the 9.7-inch iPad Pro, eight months after the device made its official debut.

Prices start at $509 for a 32GB Wi-Fi model — $90 less than the price of a brand new device — while more expensive options can save you up to $140.

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iPhone camera lenses to DIY repair kits: the week’s best deals at Cult of Mac [Deals]

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iFixit's kit of specialty screw bits will help you save yourself a hassle and some cash.
iFixit's kit of specialty screw bits will help you save yourself a hassle and some cash.
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After another red letter week at the Cult of Mac Deals Store means we’ve got some select cuts to share this week. There’s something here for everybody — save yourself some cash and a trip to the Genius Bar with a custom set of tools for fixing your electronics. Instantly enhance your iPhone’s pictures with a set of detachable lenses. Get an anonymous second phone number or 10 top tier apps for your iPhone and Mac.

Take a look:

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Fnd, A Simpler, Faster, Betterer iTunes Store Search

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Can we all agree that iTunes’ App Store search is truly, truly awful? That you can not only never find what you’re looking for, but you have to wait forever for the results to load?

Good. Then you’re going to love Fnd, a web-based search tool for the whole iTunes Store. It’s accurate, fast and not at all annoying.

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This Is What Afghanistan’s Unofficial Apple Store Looks Like [Image]

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The Genius Bar is a little sparse, and the flooring never would have been approved by Steve Jobs, but if you find yourself in Kabul with a deep thirst for the latest Apple gadgetry, the unofficial Apple Store of Afghanistan is the place to go.

While Apple has been busy dominating the retail world with its highly profitably shops, poor Afghanistan has been left without an official Apple Store to call its own, so someone decided to open one up.

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Apple’s Monstrous Mega-Earnings And Must-Have Mac Apps On Our Newest CultCast

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You should probably check if your cash is still in your wallet… ’cause according to Apple’s recent earnings call, they just made all the money. We put some perspective on just how huge Apple’s Q1 cash hoard was on our all-new CultCast, then expertly deconstruct Tim Cook’s cryptic words about new and unannounced products.

But wait, there’s more! From iOS 7, to bigger-screen iPhones, to our favorite Mac apps, we answer your Facebook questions in our newest segment, CultCast Q&A.

Get a fun weekly dose of all things Apple! Subscribe to The CultCast now on iTunes, or easily stream new and previous episodes via Apple’s free Podcasts App.

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