Get $400 off iPhone, $700 off MacBook Pro [Deals & Steals]


Long-term iPhone XR demand could eventually lead to greater sales than the iPhone XS.
Bag a brand new iPhone today and get $400 back.
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Want a new iPhone? It’s hard to find discounts on Apple’s latest handsets, but you can save a fortune by buying yours from Best Buy right now, with up to $400 back when you trade in your old handset. It’s just one of the awesome offers in today’s Deals & Steals roundup.

We also have a whopping $700 off a high-end MacBook Pro with Touch Bar, and big discounts on the newest MacBook Air, the latest iPad Pro, and a whole bunch of must-have accessories for Mac and iOS devices. Plus, you can save $30 on the Echo Dots Kids Edition.

Foxconn cuts 50,000 workers early as iPhone struggles


Which new iPhone is for you? It really comes down to size.
Other Apple suppliers are suffering, too.
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Foxconn, Apple’s largest manufacturing partner, has cut 50,000 workers ahead of schedule as a result of weak iPhone demand.

The first cuts came last October, months before Foxconn typically scales back its workforce in preparation for slow season, according to a source familiar with the move. It is believed that Foxconn isn’t the only Apple supplier making cuts, either.


App Store
App Store revenue is still killing it.
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Sell your old Mac today and bag a bargain upgrade


Isn't it time you swapped that dusty old Mac for a new one?
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With Best Buy offering $200 off the latest MacBook Pro at right now, and big discounts on other Apple computers popping up all over the place, it’s a great time to sell your old machine and bag a bargain upgrade.

And you could just be sitting on a small fortune. Cult of Mac typically pays more for your old Apple devices than other trade-in services — and we won’t leave you waiting ages for your cash. Get a quote today and find out how much your old Mac is really worth.

Netflix hikes prices for U.S. subscribers


Netflix on iPad
Prepare to pay more for Netflix.
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Netflix has confirmed another price hike for subscribers in the United States — its biggest increase since it launched 12 years ago.

The company’s most popular plan, which offers high-definition streaming on up to two different devices simultaneously, will now cost $13 a month, up from $11 a month.

Netflix says it will use the cash to “continue investing in great entertainment.”