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8 Hour Deal: $900 off Apple's Mid-2014 15" MacBook Pro (2.5GHz, 16GB, 512GB, 750M)

2 hours 20 min ago
Apple authorized reseller B&H is running a Deal Zone this Black Friday for 8 hours only (or until stock runs out) on its remaining mid-2014 15" MacBook Pro (2.5GHz, 16GB, 512GB, 750M) models, selling them at $1,599 -- a $900 discount from its original MSRP -- with free shipping and no tax outside NY.

Rounding up the best Apple MacBook, iMac, iPad, and Apple Watch deals of Black Friday 2015

7 hours 54 min ago
With the 2015 shopping season now officially in full swing, finalized Apple Black Friday deals are now live. We've curated the creme of the crop in this roundup that highlights $50-$100 off Apple Watch, $25-$150 off current iPads, up to $650 off MacBooks, up to $500 off iMacs, and much, much more.

How to find the lowest prices on Apple's Macs, iPads & Apple Watches this Black Friday 2015

Thu, 2015-11-26 23:26
While Apple has again chosen to forgo offering discounts on its products this Black Friday, many Apple Authorized Resellers and big-box retailers are competing aggressively for the business of Apple shoppers. Here's how to quickly and easily find the lowest prices anywhere on your iPad, Mac, AppleWatch and Apple accessories of choice.

Free 32GB Apple TV and $60-$111 discounts on iMac 4Ks & iMac 5Ks, plus $150 coupons on all custom configs (or Free AppleCare)

Thu, 2015-11-26 12:30
Whether you want a free Apple TV plus discounts, a free AppleCare extended protection plan plus discounts, or just the lowest prices anywhere on a new 2015 iMac, we've got you covered. See how our exclusive coupons can save you hundreds on Apple's brand new iMac HDs, iMac 4Ks and iMac 5Ks this Black Friday.

Exclusive Deal: Free 32GB Apple TV with all 2015 MacBook Pros plus up to $230 in additional discounts per model with no tax in 48 states

Thu, 2015-11-26 11:00
One-upping our offer from last year, this Black Friday AppleInsider has teamed with one of Apple's top authorized resellers to knock $30-$111 off all 2015 13" MacBook Pros and $71-$230 off all 2015 15" MacBook Pros, then throw in a brand new 4th-generation 32GB Apple TV -- on top of those discounts -- for free. Plus free shipping and no tax in 48 states.

Killer Deal: Free Apple SuperDrive and 65% off AppleCare on 13" MacBook Airs (2015 models)

Thu, 2015-11-26 09:01
This Black Friday weekend, readers looking for a 2015 13" MacBook Air can get a free Apple SuperDrive and 65% off AppleCare with exclusive $150 coupons. In almost all cases these are the lowest prices anywhere before the free SuperDrive. Plus free shipping and no tax in 48 states.

B&H slashes Apple Watches by $50-$100 (plus a free B&H $50 gift card), MacBooks by $200-300, iMacs by $170-$499, iPad mini 4 by $30

Thu, 2015-11-26 08:10
Delivering the lowest prices ever on numerous models, B&H's holiday sale knocks $300 off 15" MacBook Pros (2015), $200-$300 off 13" MacBook Pros (2015), $170-$200 off 12" MacBooks, $100-$170 off 11" & 13" MacBook Airs (2015), up to $30 off iPad mini 4 and up to $70 off iPad Air 2.

Best Buy's Apple Black Friday Sale Knocks $50-$100 off Apple Watches, $100-$125 off iPad Air 2, $100 off iPad mini 4, $120-$200 off Macs

Thu, 2015-11-26 07:03
Apple authorized reseller Best Buy on Thursday kicked off its Black Friday Sale, with the lowest prices we've seen this season on iPad Air 2s, Apple Watch, and Apple Watch Sport.

Apple invents active shutter system to protect iPhones from liquid, contaminants

Thu, 2015-11-26 03:58
An Apple patent application published Thursday details methods of implementing a powered shutter system that automatically blocks access to speaker, microphone and other iPhone and iPad port openings, protecting the sensitive components within.

AppleInsider podcast talks Apple Pencil, official Apple Watch dock and safe payments practices

Wed, 2015-11-25 22:29
Apple's new Apple Pencil and Apple Watch charging stand are the focus of this Thanksgiving edition of the AppleInsider podcast, as Neil and Mikey share their thoughts on the Pencil after a week's worth of testing.

Facebook SDK for tvOS could solve Apple TV's app login problem

Wed, 2015-11-25 19:33
Facebook, not Apple, could be the company to streamline tvOS app account authentication, a process that currently requires users punch in login and password information on an app-by-app basis using a cumbersome onscreen keyboard.

First look: Apple Smart Keyboard for iPad Pro

Wed, 2015-11-25 18:14
As Apple Pencil stock trickles into brick-and-mortar Apple Stores, the iPad Pro's other first-party accessory, the Smart Keyboard, has become somewhat of a hot commodity. AppleInsider was able to snag a copy of the hard-to-get device to offer this first look.

Apple planning jump to OLED for 2018 iPhones, report claims

Wed, 2015-11-25 14:21
Apple is working to switch to OLED displays for iPhones beginning in 2018, a major Japanese publication reported on Wednesday.

MacMall's Black Friday Sale knocks up to $250 off MacBook Pros, $201 off iMac 4K & 5Ks, $12 off iPad Pros, 50-60% off jump drives, Apple TV bundles

Wed, 2015-11-25 13:00
MacMall on Wednesday kicked off its 2015 Black Friday sale with up to $250 off MacBook Pros, up to $201 of new iMac 4Ks and 5Ks, $12 off iPad Pros, $40 of iPad Air 2, 50% off Turbo USB 3.0 Flash Drives and more.

Apple airs 2015 Christmas TV ad starring Stevie Wonder & Andra Daye

Wed, 2015-11-25 10:23
Apple on Wednesday uploaeded its annual Christmas TV ad to YouTube, which this year stars singers Stevie Wonder and Andra Daye.

Apple Accessory Deals: 32GB 4th Gen Apple TV for $120, 64GB for $160; SuperDrive for $59, $30-$99 off AirPorts and Time Capsules, $20 off Magic accessories

Wed, 2015-11-25 10:00
For the next two weeks, readers can take advantage of an Apple Accessory Mail-in-Rebate sale that knocks $30-$40 off new Apple TVs, $15 off old Apple TVs, $29-$99 off Base Stations and Time Capsules, $20-$29 off Magic Accessories, keyboards and Super Drives. In each case, these deliver the lowest prices anywhere.

China's JCET wins orders for Apple system-in-package modules, may hint at Apple Watch plans

Wed, 2015-11-25 09:21
China's Jiangsu Changjiang Electronics Technology -- better known as JCET -- has won orders to assemble system-in-package (SiP) modules for Apple in 2016, sources said on Wednesday.

T-Mobile offers $200 per line for Sprint customers who switch this holiday

Wed, 2015-11-25 08:49
As part of its latest "Un-carrier" promotion, T-Mobile announced on Wednesday that it will pay an extra $200 per line for every Sprint customer who switches to its service, with no trade-in required.

Apple, China UnionPay have 'preliminary' agreement on Apple Pay, report says

Wed, 2015-11-25 07:28
Apple has allegedly reached a tentative agreement with China UnionPay, which could see Apple Pay come to China via UnionPay's 5 million or more NFC-equipped point-of-sale terminals.

Record Low Prices: Apple's iMac 4K falls $200 to $1,299, iMac 5K to $1,599, 15" MacBook Pro to $1699 at B&H ahead of Black Friday

Tue, 2015-11-24 22:30
Ahead of Black Friday, Apple authorized reseller B&H on Wednesday introduced the lowest pricing we've ever seen on Apple's new iMac 4Ks ($200 off) 5Ks ($200-$270 off) and 15" MacBook Pros ($300-$350 off). Each includes free shipping and no tax in 49 states.