If you're in the market for a deal on an Apple Certified Refurbished unlocked iPhone 5 complete with a one-year warranty, look no further than the Factory Outlet eBay Store, where deals can be had for as little as $449.
We at Mac|Life all know that iPhones are amazing products, but one thing they're not is waterproof. That much seems obvious, but according to SkyNews (via Cult of Mac) apparently quite a few iPhone users have been fooled by a bogus advertisement claiming that the beloved smartphone simply becomes waterproof by upgrading to iOS 7. You can probably imagine how that went.
Way back in June, we reported that Apple was planning on rolling out a trade-in program of its own "soon," but that "soon" has been pushed back from late June to sometime next month. Happily, it appears that next month's the real deal. Reports are coming in from 9toMac, MacRumors, and AllThingsD that Apple's already coaching select Apple Stores on how to implement the plan.
They say an apology goes a long way toward mending fences, and when the apology is heartfelt, even more so -- and Tim Cook's very public apology on Apple's Chinese website is already working its magic with the press there.
Good news everyone! For years, Apple's water damage policy has kept dedicated iOS gamers from blissing out with a bit of Doodle Jump in the bathroom, as thanks to the presence of a Liquid Contact Indicator (LCI) inside of every iOS device, a single drop of moisture from your sink or toilet could bork your warranty support. Fortunately, if recent a recent leak from an Apple Authorized Service Provider is correct, it looks as though Apple has had a change of heart surrounding their much-maligned water damage policy.
When you’re trying to convince an Apple Store Genius that your nine-month-old MacBook Air inexplicably stopped working and you most certainly did not pour a steaming cup of coffee all over it, there’s a question you definitely don’t want to hear: How come it smells like hazelnut?