Sell your old iPhone, Apple Watch now in time to upgrade

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We can help you pay for your next Apple Watch.
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iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max will be available to preorder from the Apple Online Store tomorrow, alongside Apple Watch Series 4. They might be pricey, but there’s one way you can earn some quick cash you help you pay for them.

Sell your old Apple devices to Cult of Mac!

Our buyback program makes it incredibly easy to turn your old iPhone or Apple Watch into real cash, and we typically pay more than any other service. What’s more, you can get a quote now and hold onto your device until your upgrade arrives.

Find out how much you could save on your next upgrade today.

Apple Music is getting a massive upgrade on Android

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Android users won't miss out on new Apple Music features.
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Apple Music is about to get a big upgrade on Android.

A beta version of its next major update reveals Android Auto support is on the way. A number of other new features will also be added to bring the Android version of the app in line with its counterpart on iOS.

iPhone Upgrade Program welcomes T-Mobile customers online

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Just in time for new iPhone upgrades this fall!
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T-Mobile customers can now sign up to the iPhone Upgrade Program online — just in time for Apple’s big 2018 upgrades.

Online enrollment was previously available to those on AT&T, Sprint, and Verizon, while T-Mobile subscribers were forced to visit their local Apple Store. The process will be a little easier for those looking to buy a new iPhone this fall.

12-inch MacBook shortage hints at impending refresh

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Don't buy a 12-inch MacBook today.
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A refresh is overdue for Apple’s 12-inch MacBook lineup, and it looks like it could be arriving soon.

Availability of the machine has dwindled at one major retailer, which suggests new models — complete with upgraded internals — will arrive this fall. It could be one of a number of Apple machines that will see improvements before the end of the year.

Apple won’t give your older MacBook an improved keyboard

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How’s the sound on your 2018 MacBook Pro?
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Apple refreshed its MacBook Pro lineup last week, and faster Intel processors weren’t the only thing to be excited about. The update also brought a quieter keyboard that’s less prone to being ruined by dust.

Unfortunately for existing MacBook and MacBook Pro owners, Apple won’t fit its newer keyboard into older machines — not even if yours is in need of repair.

New AirPods will bring water-resistant design, ‘Hey Siri’ support

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New AirPods are coming with big new features.
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Apple is working on upgraded AirPods with a new wireless chip and “Hey Siri” support, according to a new report.

The refresh will arrive “as early as this year,” according to sources familiar with the matter. A future refresh, pegged for early 2019, will also bring a water-resistant design.