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Apple Black Friday 2017: Find the best deals and lowest prices on MacBooks, iMacs, iPhones, iPads, Apple Watch and more

Apple Black Friday 2017: Find the best deals and lowest prices on MacBooks, iMacs, iPhones, iPads, Apple Watch and more

Black Friday deals are here and Apple authorized resellers are slashing prices on your favorite Macs, iPads, iPhones, Apple Watches, Apple TV 4K devices and headphones. From exclusive coupon deals to instant cash rebates, shoppers can save hundreds of dollars with no sales tax collected in 48 states on many items, as well as no interest financing incentives on popular products.

Flash Deal: Apple's 15" MacBook Pro for $1,599 ($800 off, lowest price ever, no tax outside NY & NJ)

Flash Deal: Apple's 15

For 48 hours only, and while supplies last, shoppers can grab Apple's Late 2016 15-inch MacBook Pro in Silver for $1,599, the absolute lowest price ever on this quad-core notebook. In addition to the instant $800 discount, expedited shipping to the contiguous U.S. is free with no sales tax on orders shipped to addresses outside NY and NJ.

ExclusiveKiller Deals: Save $70 to $350 instantly on Apple's Mid 2017 MacBook Pros, plus no tax in 48 states & 0% financing

Killer Deals: Save $70 to $350 instantly on Apple's Mid 2017 MacBook Pros, plus no tax in 48 states & 0% financing

New, lower prices for Black Friday! AppleInsider readers can take advantage of exclusive coupons and instant discounts this week to instantly save between $70 and $350 on every Mid 2017 MacBook Pro, including Apple's 13" MacBook Pro with Touch Bar and 15" MacBook Pro with Touch Bar. Plus, sales tax will not be collected on orders shipped outside NY and NJ and systems qualify for 0% financing offer

B&H's Apple Black Friday sale delivers 13" MacBook Air for $849; 27" iMac 5K for $1,599; 13" Pros from $1,149; 13" Touch Bar for $1,599

B&H's Apple Black Friday sale delivers 13

First come, first served! B&H's Black Friday sale starts now with cash discounts of up to $800 off MacBook Pros, MacBook Airs, Mac minis, iPads, Beats headphones and 27" iMac 5Ks. Each device qualifies for free shipping with no sales tax on orders shipped outside NY and NJ. Don't delay, many of these deals are valid today only.

Lowest price ever: Apple's high-end 15" MacBook Pro w/ Radeon 460 for $1,899 ($1,000 off), plus no tax in 48 states and 0% financing

Lowest price ever: Apple's high-end 15

Apple authorized reseller Adorama is taking $1,000 off the Late 2016 15-inch MacBook Pro with an upgraded 2.9GHz processor and top of the line Radeon 460 graphics. This Space Gray notebook also qualifies for free expedited shipping and no tax outside NY and NJ. Adorama is also offering no interest if paid in full within 12 months using the store card.

ExclusiveLowest price anywhere: Apple's 13" MacBook Pro (2.7GHz, 16GB, 256GB) for $1,249 ($450 off) with no tax in 48 states

Lowest price anywhere: Apple's 13

This Thanksgiving, AppleInsider readers can save $450 on Apple's Early 2015 13-inch MacBook Pro with 16GB of memory and 256GB of storage. This is the lowest price point available for a MacBook Pro with 16GB of RAM. Plus, enjoy free expedited delivery with no sales tax collected on orders shipped outside NY and NJ.

Apple handing out gift cards for Black Friday shopping event in US

Apple handing out gift cards for Black Friday shopping event in US

As expected, Apple's annual Black Friday shopping event went live in the US early Friday, offering holiday gift buyers gift cards worth up to $150 with the purchase of a new Mac, iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch.

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Surviving Thanksgiving: Fight to keep those extra pounds off with these fitness apps

Surviving Thanksgiving: Fight to keep those extra pounds off with these fitness apps

Gorging on turkey and pie may feel good at the time, but overindulgence may turn the traditional Thanksgiving dinner into the traditional Thanksgiving pounds. Instead of waiting until January and making a new year's resolution that will inevitably be forgotten about within weeks, fight the weight gain now with the App Store's plethora of fitness apps.

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FeatureAppleInsider podcast talks rumored 'iPhone X Plus,' Face ID 'hacks,' iPad Pro 2018 and more

AppleInsider podcast talks rumored 'iPhone X Plus,' Face ID 'hacks,' iPad Pro 2018 and more

This week on the AppleInsider podcast, Neil and Victor talk about what's up with the HomePod delay, the possible 2018 iPhones, and what it means to have an ARM chip in the iMac Pro.

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VideoHow to score the best Apple deals on Black Friday

How to score the best Apple deals on Black Friday

With Black Friday on the horizon, we're rounding up the best deals and lowest prices on Apple devices, and this year shoppers can save up to $1,000 on Macs from top Apple authorized resellers.

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Apple's South Korean offices raided by authorities ahead of regional iPhone X launch

Apple's South Korean offices raided by authorities ahead of regional iPhone X launch

South Korean authorities have reportedly conducted a raid of Apple's offices in the country earlier this week, with investigators said to have questioned the company about its business affairs just days before the launch of the iPhone X in the country — which could raise questions concerning the government's animosity for competitors of local manufacturers, such as main rival Samsung.

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Apple offers gift cards with iPhone, Mac purchases in Australia and New Zealand for Black Friday

Apple offers gift cards with iPhone, Mac purchases in Australia and New Zealand for Black Friday

Apple has commenced its Black Friday shopping deals in Australia and New Zealand, providing customers with gift cards if they purchase Apple products through the online and retail Apple Stores during November 24, with similar deals likely to be offered in a number of other regions when each country reaches midnight.

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Foxconn puts halt to illegal overtime at iPhone X plant

Foxconn puts halt to illegal overtime at iPhone X plant

Apple supplier Foxconn in a statement on Thursday said it has stopped high school interns from working overtime at an iPhone plant in China, a practice that violates the country's labor laws.

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Wednesday, November 22, 2017

UK government to initiate tax crackdown on tech firms holding earnings offshore

UK government to initiate tax crackdown on tech firms holding earnings offshore

The UK Treasury on Wednesday said it will begin cracking down on large corporations that shift British earnings overseas in a bid to avoid the country's high taxes, a move that follows a wider European Union strategy seeking much the same.

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iPhone X shipment times improve to 1-2 weeks ahead of holidays

iPhone X shipment times improve to 1-2 weeks ahead of holidays

Just in time for the lucrative holiday shopping season, Apple on Wednesday updated iPhone X ship-by times to one to two weeks, a one-week improvement over previous delivery estimates offered earlier this month.

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Broadcom weighs offering more stock in attempt at Qualcomm takeover

Broadcom weighs offering more stock in attempt at Qualcomm takeover

Having talked with some of Qualcomm's biggest shareholders, Broadcom is allegedly considering offering more of its own stock to make an acquisition offer more palatable — which, if successful, could radically change up Apple's legal and technological outlooks.

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Apple celebrates Thanksgiving, Christmas with 'Sway' ad featuring iPhone X, AirPods

Apple celebrates Thanksgiving, Christmas with 'Sway' ad featuring iPhone X, AirPods

Apple has started its holiday advertising blitz, with a new music-centric video featuring the AirPods, and the iPhone X and an enraptured couple dancing in the snow.

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TipsSurviving Thanksgiving: Feed the family with recipes you found on your iPad

Surviving Thanksgiving: Feed the family with recipes you found on your iPad

Thanksgiving can be a busy time, especially for those hosting family and friends, and making sure there's enough food for everyone is arguably the toughest task of of all. AppleInsider offers up some suggestions for how you can prepare for the long day of cooking by looking up recipes on your iPhone or iPad, or failing that, to acquire good food by other means.

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Text of FCC 'Proposal to Restore Internet Freedom' released, eradicates net neutrality rules

Text of FCC 'Proposal to Restore Internet Freedom' released, eradicates net neutrality rules

As promised, the U.S. Federal Communcations Commission has released the full text of the "Proposal to Restore Internet Freedom" which completely removes restrictions on throttling or prioritizing content, and explicitly allows paid prioritization of content.

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TipsHow to watch the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade from your iPhone, iPad, and Apple TV

How to watch the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade from your iPhone, iPad, and Apple TV

One of the traditions of Thanksgiving is to watch Macy's Thanksgiving Parade, which features a variety of floats and giant balloons floating through New York for the entertainment of everyone watching from the street. The 91st parade features 26 floats and 45 balloons, with new additions including Olaf from Frozen, characters from PAW Patrol, and Dr. Seuss' The Grinch.

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Apple's 'iPhone SE 2' rumored to ship in first half of 2018, made in India

Apple's 'iPhone SE 2' rumored to ship in first half of 2018, made in India

Apple is reportedly planning to ship a second-generation iPhone SE in the first of half of next year, assembled by Wistron at facilities in Bangalore, India.

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Jony Ive to speak on future of design at Smithsonian in Washington D.C. on Nov. 29

Jony Ive to speak on future of design at Smithsonian in Washington D.C. on Nov. 29

Apple Chief Design Officer Jony Ive will be making an appearance in Washington D.C. and is helming a talk titled "The Future of Design" with Steve Jobs biography author Rick Tetzeli.

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Apple research paper details LiDAR-based 3D object recognition for autonomous vehicle navigation

Apple research paper details LiDAR-based 3D object recognition for autonomous vehicle navigation

Apple researchers are pushing forward with efforts to bring autonomous vehicle systems to public roads, and last week published an academic paper outlining a method of detecting objects in 3D point clouds using trainable neural networks. While still in its early stages, the technology could mature to improve accuracy in LiDAR navigation solutions.

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Tuesday, November 21, 2017

2018 iPhone models to boast enhanced LTE transmission, support 4x4 MIMO

2018 iPhone models to boast enhanced LTE transmission, support 4x4 MIMO

Apple's next-generation iPhone lineup, due for debut in 2018, will build on LTE antenna technology introduced with iPhone X to support ultra-fast transmissions speeds designated by 4x4 MIMO (multiple input, multiple output) standards.

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Apple reportedly acquires Canadian AR headset startup Vrvana for $30M

Apple reportedly acquires Canadian AR headset startup Vrvana for $30M

Amid rumors claiming Apple is working on a branded augmented reality headset, a report on Tuesday claims the tech giant has bolstered its AR hardware team with the purchase Canadian startup Vrvana.

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Uber paid $100,000 to cover up 2016 breach exposing data of 57 million customers and drivers

Uber paid $100,000 to cover up 2016 breach exposing data of 57 million customers and drivers

Uber on Tuesday became the latest tech firm to acknowledge a major hack of its systems that spilled data from 50 million customers and some 7 million drivers, a breach the company paid $100,000 to keep quiet.

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Pixar head John Lasseter takes leave of absence amid sexual misconduct allegations

Pixar head John Lasseter takes leave of absence amid sexual misconduct allegations

John Lasseter, chief creative officer of Disney Animation Studios and close friend of late Apple CEO Steve Jobs, is taking a six-month leave of absence after allegations of inappropriate behavior toward female co-workers.

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Latest Apple Park drone footage depicts massive atrium doors, landscaping progress

Latest Apple Park drone footage depicts massive atrium doors, landscaping progress

The latest drone footage of Apple Park shows what appears to be complete landscaping with a full pond inside the circular headquarters, and has the closest shots of the large atrium doors yet seen.

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Redesigned YouTube app returns to Amazon's Echo Show

Redesigned YouTube app returns to Amazon's Echo Show

Amazon has brought a YouTube app back to the display-equipped Echo Show, apparently resolving a conflict with Google over terms of service.

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VideoVideo: With Apple's HomePod delayed until 2018, will customers wait?

Video: With Apple's HomePod delayed until 2018, will customers wait?

Apple recently announced that its highly anticipated premium HomePod speaker won't launch in December as was originally planned. AppleInsider brings you up to speed with everything you need to know about the HomePod's delay until 2018.

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Sega releases 'Sonic the Hedgehog 2' free on iPhone, iPad, Apple TV to celebrate 25th anniversary

Sega releases 'Sonic the Hedgehog 2' free on iPhone, iPad, Apple TV to celebrate 25th anniversary

Sega has added another classic title to its Sega Forever free-to-play game collection, by making the iPhone and iPad port of 'Sonic the Hedgehog 2' available to download on iOS and tvOS, on the 25th anniversary of the original game's release on the Genesis game console.

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Google's upcoming 'Fuchsia' OS to support Apple's Swift language

Google's upcoming 'Fuchsia' OS to support Apple's Swift language

Google's nebulous "Fuchsia" operating system — still in development — will apparently support apps written in Apple's open-source Swift programming language.

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FCC Chairman Ajit Pai reveals Net Neutrality repeal plan, vote on Dec. 14

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai reveals Net Neutrality repeal plan, vote on Dec. 14

As predicted, the Federal Communications Commission has submitted its plan to return power to internet service providers over the terms of what content will be served to users, and to repeal previous net neutrality protections applied to customers and businesses.

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Apple, other companies pull Skype from Chinese app stores at request of government

Apple, other companies pull Skype from Chinese app stores at request of government

Microsoft, Apple, and others have been forced by the Chinese government to withdraw the Skype app from app stores in the country — and at present there is no timetable for its return to availability.

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Apple allegedly 'dithered' over HomePod development, canceled & restarted project

Apple allegedly 'dithered' over HomePod development, canceled & restarted project

Apple's HomePod project actually predates the Amazon Echo, but was reportedly canceled and restarted multiple times, and has undergone radical design changes.

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Apple's billion-dollar video investment seen leading to Netflix competitor

Apple's billion-dollar video investment seen leading to Netflix competitor

Not content with just Apple Music subscriptions, a new prediction says Apple could be gearing up for an "all in one Apple video and music offering," offering original content for a monthly fee within the next two to three years.

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Foxconn accused of using illegal student labor to build Apple's iPhone X

Foxconn accused of using illegal student labor to build Apple's iPhone X

Apple's main assembly partner, Foxconn, has been demanding illegal overtime from high school interns in its production of the iPhone X, a report charged on Tuesday.

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Hands-OnHands On: Sonnet eGFX Breakaway Puck with Radeon RX 560

Hands On: Sonnet eGFX Breakaway Puck with Radeon RX 560

External GPU enclosures can be pretty massive. Sonnet has a solution to the problem with the portable eGFX Breakaway Puck — and AppleInsider has one to test.

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Monday, November 20, 2017

FCC looks to scrap net neutrality rules, report says

FCC looks to scrap net neutrality rules, report says

U.S. Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai is on Tuesday expected to unveil plans to dismantle Obama-era net neutrality protections that prohibit internet service providers from slowing certain websites while allowing paid "fast lanes" for others.

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