Just a few short years ago, this time of year would have been one of anticipation for the arrival of a new iPhone. Instead, eager buyers have to wait out the dog days of summer — or cave in to a potentially lucrative offer on a current model that's hard to resist.
BlackBerry may be down, but judging from their rabid, die-hard fan base, they may not be completely out after taking T-Mobile's CEO to task over how the carrier started recommending the iPhone to customers.
Well, that was quick. Earlier this week we reported that Apple might be rolling out its trade-in program sometime next month, but as CNBC reports, it's actually effective in Apple retails stores today. Much as we've seen with Best Buy's popular trade-in program over the summer, iPhone users can trade in their old iPhones for a gift card, which will then be used toward the purchase of a new Apple smartphone with a two-year contract.
While Apple had previously set up a Twitter account for iTunes quite awhile ago, today the App Store finally got some tweet lovin' as Apple set up an official Twitter account. Shown above, Apple is aiming to promote new apps, as well as tossing out some exclusive app offers!
Avast me Mac|Life maties! International Talk Like a Pirate Day be upon us, and SecureMac, makers of MacScan, be leaving the plunderin' up to anyone that wants some free software. Beware those that may enter, however, as this offer is only good for today.