iPhone 5 Front Panel Photo with Home Button and Front Camera Installed

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Over the past several months, numerous photos have surfaced online, with websites suggesting that they are genuine parts to Apple’s upcoming iPhone 5. Rumors have also pointed to a media event for the release date announcement of iPhone 5 on September 12th. The most recent leak comes from Apple.pro, which … Read the Full Story →

Ahead of iPhone 5 Release Date Retail Stores Begin iPhone 4S / 4 Price Matching

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Earlier in the week, Sprint reduced the price of the iPhone 4S down to $149 on its website, likely in preparation of Apple’s announcement of iPhone 5 release date, next month. Apple’s prices remained steady even as carriers began to make changes, remaining at the $199/$299/$399 for the iPhone 4S, … Read the Full Story →

Apple Inc. (AAPL) New Barcelona Retail Store Scheduled to Open On July 28th

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Apple Inc. (AAPL) recently announced that they are planning to open their newest retail store in Barcelona, Spain on July 28th. The Cupertino company’s Passeig de Gràcia retail store will officially be opening on Saturday, July 28th at 10:00 AM. This is the same time of day that Apple holds … Read the Full Story →

Apple Inc. (AAPL) Retina MacBook Pro Shipping Estimate Improves to 1-2 Weeks

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Apple Inc. (AAPL) introduced their new Retina MacBook Pro during the company’s annual WWDC conference and since then has begun shipping the new device to all of its retail stores, as well as making it available for purchase online. About a week ago, the shipping estimate for the Retina MacBook … Read the Full Story →

Apple Inc. (AAPL) to Launch the New iPad 3 in China on July 20th

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On Tuesday, Apple Inc. (AAPL) issued a press release, announcing that the 3rd generation iPad would be launching in China on July 20th. In China the new iPad will be available through the Apple Online Store (www.apple.com), select Apple Authorized Resellers and by reservation from Apple retail stores. Reservation requests … Read the Full Story →

Best Buy’s ‘Solution Central’ to Mirror Apple’s Genius Bar Design

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Apple’s Retail stores are a window of the company to its customers, and a large part of the store’s atmosphere are the Genius’ and the Genius Bar. The efficient setup allows employees to easily help customers and form an orderly process to address issues that customers face with their products. … Read the Full Story →

Apple Reportedly Testing New Genuis Bar Design for Increased Capacity

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Apple’s Retail Stores have been increasing in numbers all over the world and with millions of customers visiting each store, the company is devising new ways to organize and help each of them. Each retail store is expected to generate profit, and with Apple’s “open” format, the visitors who come … Read the Full Story →

Apple Retail Employees to Receive Raises Up to 25%

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Apple has long been scrutinized by the press and the public for the way the company handled employee wages and the manufacturing process of their products. The most recent, a report from the NYTimes criticized Apple for the low wages that their retail store employees received. However, earlier in the … Read the Full Story →

Apple Bringing new iPad to Guam and the Philippines on May 29

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Earlier this month, Apple launched the new iPad in over 30 new countries and is now looking to continue to add to its list of countries. Apple is bringing the new iPad to Guam and the Philippines on May 29. Apple did not make an official announcement for the addition of … Read the Full Story →

Apple Inc. (AAPL) To Open New Retail Store in Paris on May 25

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According to a report from ifoAppleStore, Apple is all set to open a new retail store in Paris. This new location is its sixth retail store in the metropolitan area of Paris and one of the more spacious and extravagnt ones available in a mall. The huge store will be … Read the Full Story →

Apple Looking to Patent Glass Design on Upper West Side Retail Store in NYC

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Apple’s retail stores are truly one of a kind, blending materials such as glass and aluminum into intricate pieces of art that dress up any neighborhood they are built in. Apple intends to protect that idea, hoping to be the only one with a one of a kind experience for … Read the Full Story →

Apple Product Displays Begin Appearing in Walmart Stores

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Apple has been expanding their retail stores all over the world, with over 357 retail stores worldwide with plans to build a number of others in China and the United States. Now, Apple is expanding their retail efforts by setting up new product displays in Walmart stores around the country. … Read the Full Story →

Apple’s iOS to Add Support for Baidu Search?

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Google and Apple have been in competition in the mobile space for quite some time and the tension between the companies seems to just keep increasing. Apple and Google compete fiercely over the smartphone and tablet market share. Apple still relies on Google’s Maps technology to provide iPhone users with directions … Read the Full Story →

iPad 3rd Generation Doesn’t allow FaceTime over LTE

With the iPad 3rd generation now available in Apple Retail stores and third party retailers, and multiple carriers offering high speed 4G networking, customers are beginning to question as to why FaceTime, Apple’s video chat service is still limited to WiFi. Apple introduced FaceTime with the iPhone 4 and eventually … Read the Full Story →