For most of us, life goes back to normal as Monday's WWDC keynote fades into memory and we wait for OS X Yosemite and iOS 8 to land later this year. But the show is just starting for developers, who have a long week ahead of them getting acquainted with Apple's new Swift programming language. Here at MacLife.com, we've been rounding up some tidbits you might have missed yesterday...
With reports that Retina Display is in the mix for the latest round of MacBook Airs, maybe that's what you're saving up for, or maybe that is just gonna prove too pricey or you need a machine yesterday. Well, you're in luck, because we've got some sweet deals on yesterday's models and this is just the place to save some dough.
We start small today and build bit by bit to the biggest Macs around, so begin with us at the tiniest of refurbs and grow. And this week is heavy on the devices, since there are so many great deals out there. There's a little something for everyone in this week's refurb round up, and with all the money you save on these slashed prices, don't forget to check out our gear deals too.
Last year, the top three Russian wireless carriers all ditched the iPhone after claiming Apple's terms of sales weren't favorable. Flash-forward to today, and the same carriers have little choice but to sign on the dotted line again.
"Her name is Rio and she dances on the sand"... and soon, she can go shopping at an Apple retail store as the country of Brazil lands its first brick-and-mortar location chock full of Cupertino's finest.
Steve Jobs famously refused to look back, always keeping his eye focused on the future -- but the return of the discontinued iPhone 4 in a trio of emerging markets indicates the new Apple may be taking a different approach.
Could T-Mobile CEO John Legere have done too good of a job over the last year or so? Rumors are heating up that Sprint and new owner Softbank are eyeing an acquisition of the fourth-placed U.S. carrier, which could have serious implications for the momentum Legere has put into place with T-Mo's "Uncarrier" initiative. Is such talk making any potential switchers nervous? Relax (for now) with today's recap...
With the release of the two latest iPhone models, case makers have to be happy that not only can they continue to sell out their existing stock for another year, but they have something new to slightly tweak current designs to work with. And if you have an older-model 30-pin iPhone, accessory makers are starting to clear out their stock of merchandise, which is good news for you if you like sales. Plus, we still have a healthy selection of the best refurbs on the block, so dive right in.
Best Buy's offer of a "free" iPhone 5 was such a huge hit during the last couple of times they offered it this year that they're activating a version of it once again, but this time only until Sunday. It's slightly different than the last time it was offered, however, and more aimed at owners of the iPhone 4S than other devices. Also, the word "free" is noticeably absent this time around.