Get your fill of hot ticket items this week as we've got refurb deals that are pretty amazing and we've got cases and we've got just the ticket if your Labor Day weekend involves any kind of amusement park water rides. And if you need some tunes for your party, yeah, we gotcha covered.
We've got a bevy of refurb Macs for you back-to-schoolers who want a great laptop at a great price, but we've also got a handful or three of accessories to protect the rest of your Apple gear. Or to turn a decent attempt at drawing on your iPad into an awesome one. That and more after the jump.
We got rumors and we got betas this week as Apple news moves into the summer's concluding month before the fall rumor season really heats up. Blackberry tries to stay relevant, some new games hit the consoles, and it feels like Apple TV is getting some of its due. More just like that inside.
This week feels like a Back to the Mac kind of week as our deals are super hopping for those of you bound by desks and laps. Never fear, we still have great iOS price cuts, but if you're in the model for upgrading your main machine, this week we're playing your song. Meanwhile, there's this --->
Despite some significant strides in the last couple of years, most Macs laptops still aren't considered optimal devices for many big-budget games released these days. But that unfortunate limitation didn't stop Larry Gadea, a contributor to the TechInferno forums, who managed to hook up a powerful graphics processor to his 11-inch MacBook Air with the help of several adapters.
PC sales are falling everywhere, and that extends to to Macs as well according to the news from Apple's quarterly earnings report earlier today. But as with our earlier news with the iPad's shocking dominance in Internet traffic, there's a silver lining to the news about Macs. Citing the appeal of the new MacBook Air's longer battery life, Apple CFO Peter Oppenheimer announced that the thin laptop had witnessed its strongest launch to date, according to AppleInsider.
If you're one of those unlucky users who have been plagued by the newest MacBook Air's problems with spotty Wi-Fi, screen flickering with Adobe Photoshop, and fluctuations in volume while playing back video files--rejoice, redemption is at hand. This afternoon, Apple released a patch to address all of these issues and more.
You want to make the grade this week, Apple Refurbs? You have to bring at least $200 savings to this party. We aren't looking at anything lower than big slices off the ticket. So if you're looking to save some serious dough (and you can turn around and get software, cases, accessories, whatever with your savings), then you've come to the right place.
A few new developments in the world of Apple and associated products. Which carrier's making big big promises on your unlimited data, how many people are really into this smartwatch business, and what little goodies are apparently socked away in these new iOS 7 betas? That and more on the flip in this week's hot news.
It's that time again, time when we roll away the refurbs and bring you sweet deals on all brand new Macs, with that delicious new computer smell. No one but the assembly team's touched these babies before you get your paws on them so they're all yours. Plus a goodly assortment of iOS accessories to give you more boom for your buck.