Apple products you should avoid: September 2019 edition

Let’s take a tour around an Apple Store and look at what you should and shouldn’t buy this month. Must read: iPhone 11: Specs, pricing, rumors, release date, more AVOID: IPHONE XS, XS MAX, XR Why you should avoid: Bottom line, we’re a few weeks away from new hardware landing, so if you’ve held out this far, you might as well wait and see what falls in the fall. Hardware last updated: September and October 2018. AVOID: MACBOOK Why you should avoid: Once the pinnacle of Apple’s thin-and-light engineering, the MacBook…

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Apple products under pricing pressure as new 15% tariffs drop Sunday

A new 15% tariff on Chinese imports will go in effect just after midnight Sunday, placing levies on hundreds of household goods and consumer tech, including a bevy of Apple  products. The tariffs, put in place by President Donald Trump as part of an escalating tit-for-tat trade war with China, were entered into the Federal Register on Friday. Apple, the largest U.S. technology company by market cap, has its products assembled in China by Foxconn and then ships them to consumers all over the world. The Apple Airpods, Apple Watch and accompanying Apple Watch…

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