Apple Planning ‘Transparent’ Retail Stores in France and Switzerland

Nearly Transparent Apple Store Planned For France

Over the last year, Apple has expanded their number of retail stores, including a new Apple Retail Store in the heart of Manhattan, in Grand Central Station. On Monday, ifoAppleStore reported that Apple is planning to open a new ‘Transparent’ retail store in France and Switzerland. The new Apple Store, … Read the Full Story →

Apple suspends sales of iPhone 4S in China over concerns of Safety

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Apple has been experiencing high sales volume for the iPhone 4S, since its release late last year, in October. Apple, after releasing in the United States, began the roll out of the popular device in international markets, including China, however, after scalpers caused many problems in recent months, and a … Read the Full Story →

Apple’s ‘Red Friday’ one day sale in Asia to celebrate The Year of the Dragon

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Apple has planned to launch a major sale across Asia in celebration of The Year of the Dragon, something that is rarely seen and not done regularly by Apple. The sale will begin on January 6, but will last only for the day in Apple Stores in China, Japan, and … Read the Full Story →

Apple Reveals Plans for Fifth Avenue Glass Cube Redesign

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Apple began construction on their iconic Fifth Avenue store in June and closed off much of the store for construction, covering up the entire cube and shutting down parts of the store. Customers continued to access the store through a small walkway that led directly into the store, causing crowded … Read the Full Story →

Apple Begins Fifth Avenue Store Plaza Renovation Temporarily Removes Iconic Glass Cube

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Earlier today ifoAppleStore reported that Apple has started work on a $6.6 million project to revamp the plaza at its flagship Fifth Avenue retail store in Manhattan. The area is currently home to the iconic glass cube, Manhattan’s famous Central Park, and The Plaza hotel. As part of the project, … Read the Full Story →

Apple Opening Its Largest Chinese Retail Store in Shanghai

Apple has been strengthening the presence of its retail store with 318 stores in 11 countries which saw over 75 million visitors last quarter. During ‘Back to the Mac’ event Apple’s Tim Cook mentioned that Chinese stores get the most number of visitors when compared with any other store. According … Read the Full Story →

White iPhone 4 to be Available this Christmas?

Look, please don’t shoot the messenger, they made me write this news piece! In fact we drew straws, and I lost! Yes, the White iPhone 4 rumours are surfacing again. This time the blame lies squarely at Apple’s door in our opinion. Apple updated their Apple Store iPhone app today, … Read the Full Story →

Third party slide-on cases for iPhone 4 causing scratches?

Hot on the heals of Antennagate, Glassgate may be the latest issue with Apple’s much loved, and maligned, iPhone 4. That’s according to Ryan Block of GDGT. The issue, says Block, is with some slide on cases designed for the iPhone 4 which are causing scratching, . Info from sources … Read the Full Story →

Apple’s iPhone 4 Gets Glowing Review From Australian Publication

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The iPhone 4 “antennagate” issue might have been exaggerated by the media according to Steve Jobs, during the press conference the data provided by Apple suggested that very few customers were experiencing any reception or antenna issues. When you hold the iPhone 4 in a way which grips the antenna then you might lose signal … Read the Full Story →

Apple’s Secret Strategy at The iPhone 4 Press Conference

Apple dodged more than one bullet at their iPhone 4 Press Conference yesterday. Some that I think many people had not even seen coming. But that’s because by definition most industry observers, or journalists, are followers and not leaders. Being a leader is something that Apple very certainly is used … Read the Full Story →

Apple Briefly Advertises For iTunes Fraud Prevention Specialist

We covered the iTunes 4th of July “Hack” yesterday. Apple issued a statement claiming that only 400 accounts were compromised in this recent, and first “major” iTunes related fraud. To put that in perspective that is some 0.0003% of all iTunes accounts currently active. And when you consider all the … Read the Full Story →

iPhone 4: Best Accessories and Apps (Impressions Part 4)

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In Part 1 of my iPhone 4 Initial Impressions article I discussed my view of Multitasking, The Retina Display, The iPhone 4′s Cameras, and finally Signal Issues with Apple’s new iPhone. In Part 2 we looked at iMovie for iPhone, Location Awareness, The iPhone 4′s Gyroscope, and The Glass Case … Read the Full Story →