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Stephen Hall

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Stephen is Managing Editor at 9to5Google. You can find his current work at 9to5Google, 9to5Mac, 9to5Toys, and Electrek. If you want to get in touch with Stephen, be sure to follow him on Twitter. Or, you can send him an email at stephen (at) 9to5mac (dot) com, or an encrypted email at hallstephenj (at) protonmail (dot) com.

 

 

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July 19

How much is your iPhone X worth right now?

The iPhone X was one of the most stunning iPhones to date when it launched, but as time passes, it ages just like any other smartphone. Whether you’re looking to sell your iPhone X to upgrade to the iPhone XS or even the iPhone 11, you’ve come to the right place. First, let’s find out how much it’s worth and how to get the most value for your trade-in.

July 18

How much is your iPhone 8 / 8 Plus worth right now?

So you have an iPhone 8 or 8 Plus laying around, and you’re wondering what it’s worth. Great, you’ve come to the right place! You might be surprised how simple it is to ditch your old iPhone 8 or 8 Plus and get on with updating to the latest iPhone. But first, let’s find out how much it’s worth and how to get the most value for your trade.

July 17

How much is your iPhone 7/ 7 Plus worth right now?

So you have an aging iPhone 7 or 7 Plus sitting in a drawer somewhere and you just want to get rid of it? Or maybe you’re looking to upgrade to a brand new iPhone X or later? Regardless of your situation, if you’re going to get rid of your iPhone 7 or 7 Plus, it can help to know how much it’s worth and how to get the most value for your trade in (or, alternatively just skip the hassle of selling it altogether).

July 9

Welcome to Summer 2020! If you missed last year’s smartphone upgrade cycle, you might be thinking it’s time to upgrade all (or some) of those old devices. But if you’re buying a new iPhone, iPad, or other Apple device for yourself or a loved one this year, what are you to do with all your old gear? Why not get some cash for those devices? This month’s deals below…

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May 4

How much is your MacBook Pro worth right now?

The MacBook Pro is one of Apple’s most popular laptops, and for good reason. With the exception of some keyboard stumbles and minor issues throughout the years, it’s certainly one of the best computers for professionals of all kinds. But as is the case with any other device we own, there comes a time to sell it or trade it in for an upgrade. In this article, we’re going to help you understand which MacBook Pro you have and check on its trade in value…

April 22

It’s Earth Day 2020, and that means there’s pretty much no better day than today to think about how your iPhone, iPad, MacBook, or other Apple device will affect the planet. Whether it’s an old iPhone 5 sitting in a drawer that you want to recycle, or a relatively new Apple Watch that you’d like to sell to upgrade to the latest model, we can help you make sure your old devices end up in the right hands.

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April 15

How to trade in or recycle your old iPhone and upgrade to the iPhone SE

The big day for the iPhone SE is here, and the new device is a notable upgrade for those who prefer the more traditional iPhone 8-like form-factor. If you’re coming from an older device but want to keep your phone familiar, this is the one for you. But what should you do about that aging phone now that you’re planning to upgrade? Here’s how to trade in and recycle your old iPhone for the latest-and-greatest…

March 25

How much is your iPad Pro worth right now?

The new 2020 iPad Pro has arrived, and while it might not be a major upgrade over the 2018 model, some might think its improved camera is essential! If you’re looking to upgrade to the latest model, you probably have an older iPad to trade in. Here’s what you need to know about trading in your iPad to maximize how much you’ll get to put toward a new 2020 model…

[Update: Available] Google Podcasts arrives on iOS as Android redesign goes official

Google Podcasts has been built out in beta on Android and the web over the past several months, and now it’s getting some big updates. Today, Google is releasing an official Google Podcasts app on iOS as it officially reveals a redesign for the service.

March 2

[Update: 2 days] It’s not just you: Robinhood has been down for two days

Just in case you were concerned that maybe there was something wrong with your app or your WiFi: Nope, it’s not just you that hasn’t been able to access Robinhood’s app or website all day. In an unprecedented outage for a brokerage of its size, Robinhood hasn’t been available for two days…

January 14

The concept of cryptocurrency can be an enigma, but buying cryptocurrency for yourself can be even more confusing. Should you use Coinbase? Or Cash App? Is there another app that’s even better? Is buying Bitcoin on your phone safe at all? Have no fear — here’s how to buy Bitcoin or other cryptocurrencies like Ethereum and Litecoin directly from your iPhone.

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January 6

It might feel like it was just yesterday that Apple launched the iPhone XS, but just like any other smartphone, the passage of time quickly dates our devices no matter how beloved they are. Regardless of which phone you’re looking to upgrade to, you might be curious to know what your iPhone XS or XS Max is worth in terms of trade in value. Well, you’ve come to the right place. Here’s how to get the most cash for your phone.

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January 2

I don’t know what your New Year’s resolutions are, but most people are at least a little interested in decluttering their lives. Now that the 2019 holiday season has passed, there’s a good chance you have some old devices laying around that might need recycling. Whether you just want to ditch old devices or you want to make sure you don’t contribute to the problem of e-waste, here’s how you can start 2020 right by recycling your device… expand full story

December 31, 2019

The 2019 holiday season has passed and 2020 is right around the corner, and that means you’ve likely picked up a new device or two. iPhones are some of the hottest gifts every year, but the inevitable question for many of us is always what we’re supposed to do with old ones.  Here’s how to trade in or recycle your old iPhone…

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November 29, 2019

As is to be expected, Black Friday is set to bring some of the best MacBook deals of the year. While there are already some great deals available right now through various online retailers, Best Buy and Costco are also expected to bring the heat next week with some Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals of their own. You’ll find all of the best MacBook (and other Mac!) Black Friday deals down below.

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This year, we’re expecting the annual Black Friday sales to bring some of the best deals on iPhone we’ll see all year. All of the top retailers, like Amazon, Walmart, Best Buy, and Target are set to offer substantial discounts on Apple’s flagship smartphones. Specifically, you should expect major gift card offers on the latest iPhones and big price cuts on some older iPhone models. Stay updated on all the best iPhone Black Friday deals below…

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November 25, 2019

When are episodes 6, 7, and 8 of ‘See’ airing on Apple TV+?

See is one of many new offerings on Apple’s new Apple TV+ streaming service, and at launch, only 3 of its 8 total episodes were available to stream. Now that you’ve watched the first set, you might be wondering when you can expect to get more of Jason Momoa, Sylvia Hoeks, Alfre Woodard, and more. Here’s when you should expect episodes 6, 7, and 8 of ‘See’ to air on Apple TV+.

When are episodes 6, 7, 8, 9, and 10 of The Morning Show airing on Apple TV+?

The Morning Show is one of many new offerings on Apple’s new Apple TV+ streaming service, and at launch, only 3 of its 10 total episodes were available to stream. Now that you’ve watched the first set, you might be wondering when you can expect to get more of Jennifer Aniston, Reese Witherspoon, and Steve Carell. Here’s when you should expect episodes 6 through 10 of The Morning Show to air on Apple TV+.

November 18, 2019

There are many ways to resell, recycle, or trade in your old iPhone. You could sell it directly through online auction sites and marketplaces, sell it locally with a site like Craigslist, give it to a family member in need of an upgrade, or even trade it in at one of a variety of sites dedicated to buying and reselling old devices. One of the most popular trade-in sites is Apple’s own Apple Trade-In program — but is it the best way to trade in your old phone?

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September 12, 2019

Comment: Apple could kill Wear OS with a pull of the Apple Watch lever

This week, Apple unveiled the Apple Watch Series 5. It’s the perhaps the most modest year-over-year upgrade for the Apple Watch yet, adding little more than an always-on display. But that’s the thing: Apple doesn’t need to make major strides with its smartwatch offering — they’re far enough ahead that it doesn’t matter. And they could leverage that lead to destroy Wear OS if they wanted to…

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