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

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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

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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.

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

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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

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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.”