Tips and Tricks Stories August 25, 2015

AAPL: 103.74

0.62

If you’re thinking of selling or trading in your current iPhone ahead of the iPhone 6S’s release, you probably know that you’ll need to wipe your device before a buyer can use it free and clear. Prepping an iPhone for resale used to be almost as easy as hitting a “reset” button in the iPhone’s settings menu. But over the past few years, the process has become more complex thanks to new security, wallet, and cloud-dependent features such as Activation Lock, Apple Pay and iTunes in the Cloud. Completely removing all of your personal items from your iPhone — and your iPhone from Apple’s servers — requires extra work.

Today, I’m going to walk you through the process of thoroughly scrubbing your iPhone prior to resale. There are 9 steps to take to make sure your device is cleaned up and ready to sell to its next owner. Here they are…

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9to5Toys Last Call: Retina MacBook Pro $1,100, Toshiba 2TB Portable HDD $70, AirPano for iOS free download, more

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Today’s can’t miss deals

Last Call Updates:

Back to school gift guide: essential tech gear every student should be using

Apple 13-inch MacBook Pro w/ Retina Display (newest) 2.7GHz/8GB/128GB: $1,100 shipped (Reg. $1,299)

Toshiba Canvio Connect 2TB External USB 3.0 Hard Drive in Red $70 shipped (Orig. $130)

Get a free download of the AirPano Travel Book iOS app courtesy of Apple ($3 value)

Logitech Powershell controller 1500mAh battery case for iPhone 5/5S/iPod Touch: $9 Prime shipped

$100 iTunes Gift Card for $85 with free shipping (15% savings)

Giveaway: Jaybird’s new X2 Bluetooth earbuds are the ultimate workout counterpart ($180 value)

More new gear from today:

Aukey Power Banks w/ Prime shipping: Dual USB 10000mAh $10 (Reg. $20), 3000mAh $6 (Reg. $10), more

More deals still alive:

Belkin Ultimate Pro Bluetooth iPad Air 2 Keyboard Case w/ backlit keys: $75 shipped (Reg. $150), more

Canon T5 DSLR w/ 18-55mm lens kit (refurb w/ 1 yr warranty): $250 shipped (Orig. $549)

New products & more:

The iBackPack Indiegogo project is loaded with all the back-to-school technology you can imagine

Nintendo’s fall release plans revealed: Super Mario Maker bundle, Star Fox Zero, Mega Yarn Yoshi, more

Tips and Tricks Stories August 24, 2015

AAPL: 103.12

-2.64

9to5Toys Last Call: MFi iPhone controller $9, Belkin iPad Pro keyboard $75, iPhone 6 Plus battery case $30, more

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Today’s can’t miss deals

Last Call Updates:

Get a free download of the AirPano Travel Book iOS app courtesy of Apple ($3 value)

Logitech Powershell controller 1500mAh battery case for iPhone 5/5S/iPod Touch: $9 Prime shipped

Belkin Ultimate Pro Bluetooth iPad Air 2 Keyboard Case w/ backlit keys: $75 shipped (Reg. $150), more

Snag this iPhone 6 Plus 4000mAh Apple-certified MFi battery case for $30 Prime shipped (Reg. $45), more

Giveaway: Jaybird’s new X2 Bluetooth earbuds are the ultimate workout counterpart ($180 value)

More new gear from today:

$100 iTunes Gift Card for $85 with free shipping (15% savings)

iOttie Easy One Touch 2 car mount for iPhone 6/Plus and Android devices: $16 shipped (Reg. $25)

More deals still alive:

iPhone 6/Plus Accessories w/ Prime shipping: Anker Screen Protectors $1 (Reg. $4), TechMatte Magnetic Air Vent Mount $6 (Reg. $9)

NRGized Apple Certified MFi 3-foot braided Lightning cable w/ metal connectors $9 Prime shipped (Reg. $14)

Anker 9-foot Apple Certified MFi Lightning to USB cable (black or white): $11 shipped (Orig. $16), more

New products & more:

Samsung SmartThings hub comes next month with Amazon Echo-powered voice control support

Tile announces a new generation of its Bluetooth tracker

Quick Review: The Conway Electric Extō Dual-USB is the envy of all power strips

Tips and Tricks Stories August 20, 2015

AAPL: 112.65

-2.36

9to5Toys Last Call: 12-inch 256GB MacBook $1,149, 3-ft. MFi Metal Lightning Cable $9, more

Update (8/20 2:05pm):  Hitman: Sniper is now currently unavailable. The Hitman: Sniper listing has seemingly disappeared on the App Store. We will update this when we know more

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Today’s can’t miss deals:

Last Call Updates:

App Store Free App of the Week: Quell Memento+ puzzle game goes free for the first time ($3 value)

Apple 12-inch MacBook w/ Retina display 1.1GHz/8GB/256GB in all colors: $1,149 shipped (Reg. $1,299)

Apple 12-inch MacBook w/ Retina display 1.2GHz/8GB/512GB: $1,500 shipped (Reg. $1,599)

NRGized Apple Certified MFi 3-foot braided Lightning cable w/ metal connectors $9 Prime shipped (Reg. $14)

Anker 9-foot Apple Certified MFi Lightning to USB cable (black or white): $11 shipped (Orig. $16), more

Hitman: Sniper for iOS hits its lowest price ever $3 (Reg. $5), Absolution Elite Edition for Mac $10 (Reg. $25)

Tile announces a new generation of its Bluetooth tracker

Giveaway: Blackbox Case gives your iPad or MacBook a cozy bamboo home, multiple winners

More new gear from today:

Quick Review: The Conway Electric Extō Dual-USB is the envy of all power strips

This DHD D1 mini quadcopter drone fits in the palm of your hand for $15 shipped (Orig. $30)

Cheerson CX-10 Mini 29mm 6-Axis Gyro Quadcopter for $12 Prime shipped (Reg. $35)

More deals still alive:

Apple iPad mini 3 Wi-Fi in all colors: 16GB $289 (Reg. $399) or 64GB $399 (Reg. $499)

Apple iPad Air 2 Wi-Fi 16GB in Gold or Silver: $380 shipped (Reg. $499)

iPad Air 2 w/ Retina display 64GB in Silver (open-box) $440 shipped (Reg. $600)

Mpow 3-in-1 Lens Photography Kit for iPhone: $12 shipped (Orig. $29)

iTunes gift cards 20% off: $100 for $80, $50 for $40, $25 for $20 shipped

New products & more:

The new AfterShokz headphones bring bone conduction audio to Apple Watch

Train to be a Jedi with this oversized Yoda toy you will, pre-order today

The coolest Apple-certified MFI Lightning cables you can buy for your iPhone, iPad and iPod

Tips and Tricks Stories August 19, 2015

AAPL: 115.01

-1.49

9to5Toys Last Call: iPad mini 3 16GB $289 or 64GB $399, Bluetooth Speaker $19, Mpow iPhone lens kit $12, more

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Today’s can’t miss deals:

Last Call Updates:

The new AfterShokz headphones bring bone conduction audio to Apple Watch

Apple iPad mini 3 Wi-Fi in all colors: 16GB $289 (Reg. $399) or 64GB $399 (Reg. $499)

Apple iPad Air 2 Wi-Fi 16GB in Gold or Silver: $380 shipped (Reg. $499)

iPad Air 2 w/ Retina display 64GB in Silver (open-box) $440 shipped (Reg. $600)

Omaker M4 Portable Bluetooth 4.0 Splashproof Speaker $19 Prime shipped (Reg. $35)

Daily Deals: Sony Portable Bluetooth NFC speaker $72, JBL Micro Bluetooth speaker $33, more

Mpow 3-in-1 Lens Photography Kit for iPhone: $12 shipped (Orig. $29)

Tile announces a new generation of its Bluetooth tracker

 Apple 12-inch MacBook w/ Retina display 1.2GHz/8GB/512GB in all colors: $1,500 shipped (Reg. $1,599)

Giveaway: Blackbox Case gives your iPad or MacBook a cozy bamboo home, multiple winners

More new gear from today:

Games/Apps: Tomb Raider $15, Xbox One 1TB Madden 16 Bundle $360, Dual PS4 charger $9, iOS freebies, more

More deals still alive:

Anker 9-foot Apple Certified MFi Lightning to USB cable (black or white): $11 shipped (Orig. $16), more

iTunes gift cards 20% off: $100 for $80, $50 for $40, $25 for $20 shipped

New products & more:

Fotokite Phi makes flying a drone as easy as walking your dog

This is Ground announces new Tech Dopp Kit made by hand in LA

The coolest Apple-certified MFI Lightning cables you can buy for your iPhone, iPad and iPod

Tips and Tricks Stories August 18, 2015

AAPL: 116.50

-0.66

9to5Toys Last Call: 12-inch 512GB MacBook $1,500, 9-ft. MFi Lightning cable $11, Samsung Portable SSD $180, more

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Today’s can’t miss deals:

Last Call Updates:

Mpow 3-in-1 Lens Photography Kit for iPhone and Android devices: $12 shipped (Orig. $29)

 Apple 12-inch MacBook w/ Retina display 1.2GHz/8GB/512GB in all colors: $1,500 shipped (Reg. $1,599)

Anker 9-foot Apple Certified MFi Lightning to USB cable (black or white): $11 shipped (Orig. $16), more

Samsung T1 500GB USB 3.0 Portable Solid-State Drive: $180 shipped (Reg. $200+)

iTunes gift cards 20% off: $100 for $80, $50 for $40, $25 for $20 shipped

Giveaway: Blackbox Case gives your iPad or MacBook a cozy bamboo home, multiple winners

More new gear from today:

Mackie CR3 powered speakers + Audio-Technica ATH-M40x Pro Headphones: $130 shipped ($199 value)

More deals still alive:

Apple iPad Air 2 Wi-Fi 16GB in Gold or Silver: $380 shipped (Reg. $499)

iPad Air 2 w/ Retina display 64GB in Silver (open-box) $440 shipped (Reg. $600)

Apple iPad mini 2 Wi-Fi 32GB in Silver (open-box): $270 shipped (Reg. $349)

App Store Free App of the Week: Time Surfer – Endless Arcade Magic ($1 value)

Apple’s Handpicked iOS app sale from 50% off: Day One, Terraria, djay 2, Notability, many more

New products & more:

The “world’s first flexible display product” is set to wrap a screen all the way around your wrist

Review: The Turtle Beach 800X Elite headset brings Xbox One games to life but lacks in one key area

The coolest Apple-certified MFI Lightning cables you can buy for your iPhone, iPad and iPod

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