If you're looking for a great deal on an Apple-themed Father's Day gift, or a great deal in general on popular Apple devices, Best Buy has the iPhone 6s, Apple Watch, iPad Air 2, and iPad mini 4 on sale.
Finding deals on Apple's latest and greatest devices can sometimes be far and few in between but retailers like Best Buy offer some great deals on the devices as part of a holiday sale. The retailer is now offering a discount on some of Apple's most popular devices as part of its Father's Day sale.
Whether you're looking to pick up a last minute gift for your dad or want to celebrate the holiday by buying yourself a gift, you'll be happy to know that Best Buy has got you covered.
Apple just unveiled iOS 10 and watchOS 3 at its WWDC event and the new OS add tons of new features to the company's lineup of iPhones, iPads, and Apple Watch devices. The software update will be released in the fall and adds more support for Apple's 3D Touch technology, which is exclusive to the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus.
iOS 10 expands on Apple's implementation first introduced in iOS 9 and will allow iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus users experience the enhanced functionality of the feature throughout iOS 10, including creating widgets, selecting the intensity of the flashlight shortcut in Control Center, owners of Apple's latest flagship smartphones have a lot to look forward to when iOS 10 is released.
If you've considered purchasing an iPhone 6s, Best Buy if offering the 64 GB model for $1 when signing a new two-year contract with Verizon or Sprint. You'll be required to trade in a working iPhone 5 or newer to qualify for this deal.
Best Buy also has both the iPad mini 4 and iPad Air 2 on sale for $100 off of its normal retail price.
At WWDC 2016 Apple showed off new features in watchOS 3, which will be an OTA update on all current Apple Watch models. The company added several new features and new apps to its smartwatch OS, including a dock that makes it much faster to get to your favorite apps, a new built-in application called Breathe that promises to help manage stress and calm users down.
The biggest watchOS 3 feature is something that Apple has been widely criticized since it first began selling the wearable in April 2015 through today, some apps take extremely long to open, often frustrating users and forcing them to pull their iPhone out of their pocket to open the app.
Apple addressed long app load times in watchOS 3 and apps it showed off at WWDC 2016 opened virtually instantaneously causing the audience break into a huge applause. Apple claims that apps on watchOS 3 open up to seven times faster than watchOS 2.