Tag: Apple Store

Apple's Dedicated Store For Active Military And Veterans Offers 10 Percent Discounted Pricing

Apple launched an online store with discounted pricing for current and veteran members of the U.S. Military, National Guard and Reserve. The program is also extended to their immediate family members.

Apple December 4, 2018

Huawei Trolls Apple By Giving Away Powerbanks To iPhone XS Launch Queue

Huawei trolled Apple by giving away 10,000 mAh power banks to customers who lined up outside an Apple Store. The message was clear: Huawei is pointing out the measly 2,658 mAh battery of the iPhone XS.

Apple September 23, 2018

Samsung Galaxy Smartphone Repair Service No Longer Lags Behind Apple

Samsung Galaxy smartphone owners may now easily avail of same-day repairs for their devices. Samsung teamed up with uBreakiFix for the service, which eliminates the advantage that Apple had with its Apple Stores.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 15, 2018

Another Apple Store Evacuated After iPhone Battery Explodes: Should iPhone Owners Start To Worry?

A second Apple Store was evacuated in as many days, after a floor was filled with smoke due to an iPhone battery explosion. iPhone owners, however, are still urged to take advantage of Apple's $29 battery replacement program.

Apple January 11, 2018

iPhone 6s Plus Battery Overheats And Emits Smoke In Zurich Apple Store

An iPhone 6S Plus battery overheated and emitted smoke in an Apple Store in Zurich, forcing the evacuation of customers and employees. The incident adds to Apple's headaches caused by iPhone batteries.

Apple January 10, 2018

Apple Store Chicago Winter Problem Caused By Software Issue, Not Design Flaw

The winter problems of Apple Store Chicago were thought to be the result of a design flaw. Apple, however, explained that the icicles forming along the edges of the Apple Store's roof was due to a software issue.

Apple January 4, 2018

iMac Pro Now Available For Pickup At Apple Retail Stores, But Don't Get Excited Yet

Users can now pick up a new iMac Pro from any Apple Store in the country. That is if they are satisfied with just the base model, as any sort of configuration pushes back the shipping date.

Computers December 31, 2017

Apple Store Chicago Was Not Made For Winters: Design Flaw Forces Closure Of Community Areas

The newest Apple Store in Chicago has a dangerous design flaw that forced the closure of its community areas. The MacBook Pro-inspired roof has no gutters, so melting snow is forming icicles and sliding off, possibly falling on pedestrians.

Apple December 30, 2017

Apple Solves iPhone X Supply Shortage: Next-Day Delivery, Same-Day Pickup Now Available

Apple has apparently solved the iPhone X supply shortage, with the smartphone now available for next-day delivery and same-day pickup in most stores. Apple was not expected to catch up with the iPhone X demand until next year.

Apple December 20, 2017

More Than 300 iPhone X Units Stolen From A UPS Truck At San Francisco Apple Store

Thieves just stole over 300 iPhone X models in front of an Apple Store in San Francisco just days before the phone was about to hit shelves across the country. Orders for pick-up at the store will remain unaffected, though.

Apple November 3, 2017

Apple Opens Near-Invisible Flagship Store In Chicago: Here’s What It Looks Like Inside

Apple has finally opened its Apple Michigan Avenue store, with a dazzling design that challenges what a traditional retail outlet is supposed to look like. Apple worked closely with the city of Chicago to create the space.

Apple October 21, 2017

Apple Wants You To Hang Around Its Stores, Launches 'Today At Apple' Website

Apple is kicking off its Today at Apple sessions with a dedicated website, which will help customers find the right class for them near their area. There will be more than 60 types of sessions beginning this week.

Apple May 17, 2017

Viral Video Dreams Made Easier As Apple Launches Its Latest iOS App Clips

Apple has announced the launch of its video editing app called Clips. It is an easy-to-use iOS app that lets users combine videos, photos and music to create a shareable video clip.

Apple March 21, 2017

Apple Store Down: New Products Coming Up?

The online Apple Store went down on March 21 for maintenance. As a result, there are now speculations about the release of new Apple products like the iPad Pro and the Apple Watch.

Apple March 21, 2017

The Futuristic 'Apple Cafe' Was Almost Built In 1996: Here's How It Would Have Looked Like

Back in 1996, Apple tapped former Disney talent and Landmark Entertainment Group founder Tony Christopher to conceptualize the Apple Cafe. It would have been a futuristic cybercafe, and it is said to have inspired the Apple Stores of today.

Apple February 14, 2017

Apple Palo Alto Store Temporarily Closed For Repairs After Burglary

The Apple Store in Palo Alto, California, has been temporarily closed for repair after the smash-and-grab burglary in December 2016. Apple has not mentioned on its official webpage when the store will reopen.

Apple January 18, 2017

Apple Retail Store Opening Soon In South Korea

Apple is expected to open its first retail store in South Korea in the near term so that iFans may get easy access to its products. The Apple Store may have Seoul as its first location as the company looks to take on rival Samsung on the latter's home turf.

Apple January 6, 2017

Apple Support Site Now Allows You To Schedule Repairs For iPhones, iPads, Macs At Authorized Service Providers

The Apple support site now lets users schedule a repair appointment for their iDevice with an Apple Authorized Service Provider. Customers can also locate the nearest Apple Authorized Service Provider and check for same-day repair availability.

Apple December 8, 2016

MacBook Pro 2016 With Touch Bar Models Are Now Hitting Some Apple Store Shelves

Several people have started spotting the new MacBook Pro model with the Touch Bar inside Apple Stores across some cities in California. The new MacBook Pro retails for $1,499 for the base 13-inch model and $1,799 for the Touch Bar model.

Computers November 16, 2016

Apple Ditches Security Cables, Puts Untethered iPhones On Display - But Why?

Apple is ridding iPhones on display at its stores of cords that tether them to the desks, which gives customers more freedom to scrutinize the device. However, alarms will be in place and the iPhones will turn to bricks once they are taken out of the stores.

Apple October 16, 2016

New Apple Photo Scandal: Apple Store Employees Fired For Taking Secret Pictures Of Female Customers And Rating Them

Four male Apple Store employees in Australia were fired for taking secret pictures of female customers and rating them based on their bodies. They were also said to have stolen intimate pictures from iPhones left at the store for repairs.

Apple October 14, 2016

You Can Now Buy The iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus Without A Carrier From Apple In The US

Nearly a month after their public release, the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus are now being sold unlocked at Apple's online store. Customers will have to pay the full retail price for each variant.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 14, 2016

Unhappy Customer Smashes iPhones And Macs At Apple Store In France [Video]

A dissatisfied Apple client from France went into an Apple Store in Dijon and caused havoc amid the shelves. The man smashed a dozen iPhones and a few other devices in retribution for the company’s alleged misconduct.

Apple October 2, 2016

Apple Looks To Seoul As Location Of First Retail Store In Samsung Country

Should Samsung be worried now that Apple plans to move into its South Korean territory? Apple wants to open a retail store in Seoul, close to the Samsung Store.

Apple September 23, 2016

Apple To Open Flagship Store At Carnegie Library In Washington, DC: Report

Apple is reportedly intending to open one of its flagship stores in Washington, D.C. The company is targeting the Carnegie Library, a 113-year-old historic building, to house its retail services, among other things.

Apple September 22, 2016

Apple Set To Open New Store At Westfield World Trade Center In Manhattan On Aug. 16

Apple will officially open its Westfield World Trade Center retail store on Aug. 16. This will be the 10th Apple store within New York City limits.

Apple August 11, 2016

Apple Store In Chicago Targeted In Fraud Scheme: Six Arrested, $10,000 Worth Of Stolen Merchandise Recovered

Six people were arrested and charged for taking part in an 'organized criminal enterprise' to defraud Apple Stores in the Chicago area. Authorities recovered more than $10,000 worth of Apple products from the suspects.

Apple July 26, 2016

Apple To Launch First iOS Developer Academy In October At University Of Naples

Apple confirmed that it will open an iOS Developer Academy in Europe, with the University of Naples Federico II as its educational partner. The courses will prepare future iOS developers for the main challenges of the industry.

Apple July 9, 2016

NYC Apple Store Robbed By Thieves Disguised As Employees: $16,000 Worth Of iPhones Stolen

New York’s Apple Stores were again subject to robbery, and this time, the culprits stole $16,000 worth of iPhones. The modus operandi was seen before, and it looks like the thieves are really giving Apple the blues.

Apple June 10, 2016

These Are The Big Changes Apple Made To App Store - And Bigger Changes Are On The Way

Phil Schiller, Apple's senior vice president of worldwide marketing, announced big changes coming to the App Store from now until the fall. These include increased app review times and the introduction of ads in the search results.

Apple June 9, 2016

Apple Splurges On New San Francisco Store: Staircase Alone Costs $1 Million

Apple's new flagship store in San Francisco is a testament to the company's tech-savvy culture, and it doesn't come cheap. The company spent a whopping $1 million on the staircase alone.

Apple May 30, 2016

New Apple Flagship Store In San Francisco Gives You A Glimpse Of The Future Of Its Retail Stores

Ahead of the store launch, Apple is already showing off its new Union Square location and the future of Apple retail outlets. Many of the store's new features will be rolled out to other locations around the world.

Apple May 20, 2016

App Store Search Malfunctions, Apple Quickly Fixes It: What Happened?

Apple’s App Store recently experienced a glitch, particularly on the app’s search functionality, but the Cupertino-based company quickly provided a fix to the problem. Here is what happened.

Apps/Software May 7, 2016

40 Years Of Apple In 40 Seconds: Steve Jobs' Revolutionary Brainchild Is Now Middle-Aged And Kicking [Video]

Apple was founded 40 years ago, and the company rolled out a 40-second video to showcase that. All the company’s successes and flukes appear in the funky short clip, making us curious about the next 40 Apple years.

Gadgets April 1, 2016

Apple Closes Its Online Store Before Spring Launch Event

The Apple Store online is temporarily closed in preparation for the company's spring launch press event that will be live streamed starting at 10 a.m. PT on Apple's website.

Internet March 21, 2016

Apple Files Application With Indian Government To Open First Retail Stores

Apple Inc. has filed its application to the Indian government to open its first retail stores in the country. Analysts believe this move helps prove that the smartphone maker is serious about cornering the Indian telecom market, which is considered to be the second largest in the world.

Business January 21, 2016

Hola! Apple Now Hiring For Apple Store In Mexico

The Apple Store in Mexico City will be opening soon. Apple already posted a list of job openings, so Mexican tech enthusiasts should brush up their CVs and send in their applications.

Business January 11, 2016

New Apple Watch Band Leaks In Apple Store: Meet The Sleek Space Black Milanese Loop

A sleek new Space Black Milanese Loop is apparently in store for the Apple Watch, ready to match the stylish Space Black steel watch models. The new band option popped up on the Czech Apple Store and should make its official debut soon enough.

Gadgets January 7, 2016

Virtual Reality Brings The Bible's Greatest Stories To Life With BibleVRX For Google Cardboard

Have you ever wondered what it would feel like to be among the characters in a Bible story? Bible VRX is a Google Cardboard-inspired VR headset that allows users to experience scenes from the Bible through virtual reality.

Wearable Tech December 22, 2015

Microsoft Skype For iOS Gets Long Overdue Boost For Easier Content Sharing [Video]

Microsoft unveiled the latest update to the Skype for iOS devices, which allows for a faster, more intuitive way of sharing content. For zero cost, users were able to download Skype for iPhone and iPad from the Apple Store.

Apps/Software December 16, 2015

High-End Devialet Phantom Speakers Hit Apple Stores, If You Have $2,000 To Spare

Devialet has partnered with Apple to sell its $2,000 speakers in 14 Apple Stores across the United States. These speakers are considered as the best wireless speakers ever made.

Gadgets December 9, 2015

Apple Promo Offers $60 iTunes/Apple Music Gift Cards Bundled With Beats Purchases

Apple has joined the platoon of companies offering holiday season deals. Buyers who purchase a select number of discount audio accessories receive a $60 bonus, a move that may lure users into getting Apple Music subscriptions.

Gadgets December 5, 2015

Man Wins Lawsuit Against Apple After Apple Store Employee Wipes Away Honeymoon Photos

A man has won the legal battle against tech giant Apple after an employee wiped his honeymoon photos along with other important data. Deric White is convinced that the court's decision is a triumph for the common man.

Legal December 1, 2015

Apple Support App For iOS Aims To Facilitate Troubleshooting And Repair Process

Apple is apparently gearing up to release a neat iOS Support app. The technical problem-solving app, which requires your Apple ID, offers ways to let you fix your Apple device issues sans Genius technicians.

Apps/Software November 23, 2015

Man With Samurai Sword Walks Into Fifth Avenue Apple Store - Gets Tackled By Police

It was just another day at NYC's Apple Store on Fifth Avenue when a man wielding a samurai sword starting walking and waving it over his head amidst shocked customers. Police were able to tackle the man before anyone was hurt and it was business as usual in the Apple flagship location.

Internet Culture November 20, 2015

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