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Why it’s a great time to upgrade your aging MacBook

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Don’t let your old Mac drag you down. Cult of Mac can help you upgrade on the cheap.
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Whether you need ample power or exceptional portability, it’s a great time to bag a new MacBook, with discounts of up to $300 on the latest Apple notebooks. And Cult of Mac can help make yours even more affordable.

Sell your old machine to us and we’ll give you a great price. We will also cough up real cash, so you can spend it wherever you like.

Got a new iPhone? Now get the best price for your old one

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Your old iPhone might be worth a small fortune.
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Picked up a shiny new iPhone 11 today? Now it’s time to start thinking about how you’re going to make back the fat stack of cash you just dropped on an upgrade. It might be easier than you think!

Start by selling your old iPhone to Cult of Mac. It’s quick and easy, we pay real cash, and we typically offer more than other buyback services. Get a quote today and find out how much your old handset is really worth!

How to get the money you deserve for your old Apple Watch

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Avoid selling your old Apple Watch to Apple.
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With big discounts to be had on Apple Watch Series 4, it’s an ideal time to upgrade — and sell off your old model.

It might seem like a relic now, but it’s probably still worth a small fortune — if you sell it properly. Here’s how to get the best price for your old Apple Watch and ensure you get paid fast.

It’s time to sell your old iPad and bag a cheap upgrade

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The screen really is beautiful.
But is it just coronavirus?
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There’s never been a better time to upgrade to the latest iPad Pro, with Amazon currently offering big discounts of up to $249 off all models. And you can make yours even more affordable by selling your old iPad today.

Cult of Mac offers real cash for your old Apple devices, and we typically pay more than anyone else. What’s more, the process is incredibly quick and simple, and we will even buy back battered tech in need of repair.

Sell your old Mac and bag a bargain upgrade today

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We've rounded up four top-shelf productivity apps for Mac, each discounted by more than half.
With big discounts on new Macs, it’s a great time to upgrade.
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There are some incredible discounts to be had on some of the best Apple machines right now, like $780 off the 27-inch iMac, $400 off the 21.5-inch iMac, and $100 off the newest MacBook Air.

And yours could be even cheaper when you raise some upgrade cash with Cult of Mac.

We’ll pay real money for your old Mac, and we make the whole process quick and easy. What’s more, we typically cough up more than other buyback services. Get a quote today to find out how much your old Mac is really worth.

Turn your old Apple Watch into cash for a bargain upgrade

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You'll be surprised how much your old Apple Watch is worth.
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There’s never been a better time to upgrade your Apple Watch. Series 3 models are now available for under $200 — the lowest price yet — and smaller discounts on the Series 4 are popping up all the time.

Yours could be even more affordable if you turn your old Apple Watch into cash. Cult of Mac buys back your old Apple devices at excellent prices, and we won’t leave you waiting weeks for your cash.

Sell your old iPad and bag a bargain upgrade today

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The new camera dumps all over the one in the first-gen iPad Pro.
It’s a great time to upgrade your iPad.
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Amazon and Best Buy are now offering some of the biggest discounts we’ve seen on Apple’s latest iPad Pro lineup. And you can make yours even more affordable by selling your old model when you upgrade.

Cult of Mac offers real cash for your old Apple devices, and we typically pay more than anyone else. What’s more, it’s incredibly quick and simple, and we will even buy back battered tech in need of repair.

Apple Pay Cash can’t come from credit cards [Updated]

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Pay for your doughnut dash with help from Apple Pay.
You can still send money to friends and family with Apple Pay Cash. You just can’t get the cash from a credit card.
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It is no longer possible to transfer money into an Apple Pay Cash account from a credit card. Transferring funds in via a debit card from another bank is allowed, however.

The service still enables users to make person-to-person payments, but the money cannot come from a credit card.

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 B&H Photo offering up to $600 off the 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.

Sell your old Apple Watch for a cheap Black Friday upgrade

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Bag an Apple Watch for under $185 today only.
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Retailers are offering big discounts on the Apple Watch for Black Friday, and you can fund your upgrade by selling your old model to Cult of Mac. The whole process is quick and easy, and we typically pay more than other buyback services like GameStop and Gazelle.

Find out how much your Apple Watch is really worth today!

New iPads are coming! Sell your old one now

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The new 10.5-inch iPad Pro puts monstrous power at your fingertips.
Funding your new iPad could be easier than you think!
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Apple’s big “More in the Making” event is less than a day away, which means one thing: It’s almost time to get your hands on a brand new iPad Pro. They should be available to pre-order on Friday, November 2, and just like their predecessors, they’ll be pricey.

But there’s one quick and easy way to fund yours. Start by selling your old model to Cult of Mac!

Preordering an iPhone XR? It’s time to sell your old phone

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Turn your old iPhone into real cash today!
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You’ll be able to preorder your shiny new iPhone XR in just a few days, which means it’s time to start thinking about how you’re going to pay for it. It might just be easier than you think.

Start by selling your old iPhone to Cult of Mac. It’s quick and easy, and we pay real cash. What’s more, we typically pay more than other buyback services. Get a quote now and you can hold onto your device until your new iPhone XR arrives.

Sell your iPad now in time for a big upgrade

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Grab yours before it’s too late!
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Preordered a new iPhone? It’s time to sell your old one

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Make back some of the money you just spent by selling your old iPhone.
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You can now preorder the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max. If you’ve already claimed yours, it’s time to start thinking about how you’re going to make back the fat stack of cash you just dropped. It might be easier than you think.

Start by selling your old iPhone to Cult of Mac. It’s quick and easy, and we pay real cash. What’s more, we typically pay more than other buyback services. Get a quote now and you can hold onto your device until your upgrade arrives on September 21.

Angry Birds Champions lets you battle it out for real cash

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Do you have what it takes to cash in on Angry Birds?
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Get your flinging fingers ready for a new Angry Birds game that lets you battle it out for real cash.

Angry Birds Champions is an officially-licensed spin-off from WorldWinner. It’s everything you love about Angry Birds, but with the chance to compete against other players and get paid for smashing those pesky pigs.

Tim Cook wants to see money die

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Tim Cook hates cash.
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The end of money can’t come soon enough for Apple CEO Tim Cook.

During Apple’s annual shareholders meeting today, Cook told investors that mobile payments like Apple Pay haven’t taken off quite as fast as hoped. However, he said he sees promising signs that the death of cash could soon be upon us.

Apple switches tactics after U.S. tax changes

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What’s it like to have your startup bought by Apple? Stressful
What’s it like to have your startup bought by Apple? Stressful
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Apple is cutting back on the purchasing of corporate bonds as it prepares to bring home overseas cash. Changes to tax laws in the United States mean Apple no longer needs to hold so much money in foreign countries. Alphabet and Oracle are also cutting back.

Google’s most underrated app finally comes to iPhone

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Google Opinion Rewards pays real cash for your opinion.
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Google Opinion Rewards, the company’s most underrated app, has finally landed on iPhone.

For the first time, iOS users have the chance to answer surveys that earn them real cash. More than 10 million people are already using the service on Android.

Wells Fargo brings Apple Pay to 5,000 ATMs

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Wells Fargo is embracing Apple Pay at its ATMs.
Wells Fargo is embracing Apple Pay at its ATMs.
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One of the largest banks in the U.S. is embracing Apple Pay and contactless payments by finally adding it to its ATMs across the country.

Wells Fargo revealed today that more than 5,000 of its ATMs have been upgraded recently to support Apple Pay, allowing customers to get cash without having to carry around a physical debit or credit card.

Apple’s cash pile heads for $250 billion milestone

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Apple raked in the cash last quarter.
Apple raked in the cash last quarter.
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Apple’s second quarterly earnings report of 2017 will likely reveal the company now has over a quarter of a trillion dollars of cash stashed in the bank.

The iPhone-maker has so much cash its reserves exceed the foreign-currency reserves of the U.K. and Canada combined. During the last quarter of 2017, Apple’s money-making machine was earning $3.6 million per hour.

Now’s the perfect time to sell your old iPad

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It might be time to say "goodbye" to your iPad (and "hello" to some cold, hard cash).
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Today is the best day to sell your iPad. Why? Because with the new iPads coming this week, prices on older gear will soon drop.

If you’ve got an old iPad lying around, or even if you’re over your giant iPad Pro, sell your Apple tablet now before the bottom drops out — we’ll pay you for it through the Cult of Mac buyback program.

How to use Siri to send people money with PayPal

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Siri can now send friends cash using PayPal.
Siri can now send friends cash using PayPal.
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PayPal is making it super-easy to send friends money, thanks to new Siri support introduced in the company’s iOS app today.

Now you can use voice commands to tell Siri how much money to send, and who to send it to. All you have to do is set up the PayPal app to give Siri access. Here’s how to do it:

Ireland preps to appeal Apple tax case this week

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Apple has been criticized for its tax structure.
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Ireland is set to submit its formal appeal of a European Commission ruling that claimed Apple owes the country more than $14 billion in unpaid taxes.

The controversial tax ruling has been opposed by Irish citizens, a majority of whom say they don’t want Apple’s money. Ireland’s Finance Minister Michael Noonan said today that the country’s government has no choice but to appeal.