Apple store archive

  • Tim Cook: ‘We want to leave the world better than we found it’, Apple offers free product recycling
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    Tim Cook: ‘We want to leave the world better than we found it’, Apple offers free product recycling

    By 22 April 2014

    As part of Earth Day, today, Apple has announced it will commit to the environment by offering free recycling and more. Tim Cook, in an Apple video about its environmental efforts, said: "We want to leave the world better than we found it." He explains...

  • New Apple Store in San Francisco to be 'more iconic' than Fifth Avenue's glass cube‏‏
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    New Apple Store in San Francisco to be 'more iconic' than Fifth Avenue's glass cube‏‏

    By 6 February 2014

    Apple's new flagship store planned for Union Square in San Francisco will be "more iconic" than the company's glass cube on New York's Fifth Avenue, an Apple representative said on Thursday. The new building will be built with a wall of glass, Apple and...

  • Apple expands amount of US stores opening on Thanksgiving
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    Apple expands amount of US stores opening on Thanksgiving

    By 14 November 2013

    Apple is looking to capitalise on early Christmas sales by starting the shopping season a few hours early in the US. In the past, the Apple Stores that have stayed open on the American Thanksgiving holiday were limited to the Apple Store in Caesars Place...

  • No iPad mini queue in London, you can walk in and buy one
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    No iPad mini queue in London, you can walk in and buy one

    By 2 November 2012

    Want to buy an iPad mini? Had a look on the UK Apple Store online and it's saying you'll have to wait two weeks before dispatch? Just pop down to the flagship Apple Store in London's Regent Street and you'll be able to walk right in, purchase your new...

  • Forget the Apple Store, the iPhone 5 is available just yards away with no queues
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    Forget the Apple Store, the iPhone 5 is available just yards away with no queues

    By 21 September 2012

    For all those queuing or planning to queue outside the London Regent Street or Covent Garden Apple Stores for their iPhone 5, Pocket-lint would like to point out that you can walk straight into several other stockists nearby. After we interviewed the...

  • iPhone 5 London queue already forms, first in line has never owned Apple product
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    iPhone 5 London queue already forms, first in line has never owned Apple product

    By 14 September 2012

    If you've walked past the flagship Apple Store in Regent Street, London, you will have noticed that a queue for the iPhone 5 has started already. In fact, it started at 6pm yesterday (13 September), a staggering eight days before the phone is due to go...

  • Apple EasyPay in-store payment solution pictures and hands-on
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    Apple EasyPay in-store payment solution pictures and hands-on

    By 21 June 2012

    In the melee of WWDC 2012, Apple needed so much time to shout about all the new bits of kit it has available to buy that it didn't have a moment to mention intriguing advancements in how you can actually go about buying them. Fresh to the UK and Japanese...

  • Apple to add wireless back-up services to Genius Bars?
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    Apple to add wireless back-up services to Genius Bars?

    By 19 April 2012

    Apple is currently trialling a new scheme it plans to add to its Genius Bars worldwide sometime in the future. It has installed a wireless server system in its Apple Store labs near its headquarters in Cupertino, and is currently seeing if it can benefit...

  • New iPad queues vanish by 10.15am on day one - plenty of stock left
    Tablets

    New iPad queues vanish by 10.15am on day one - plenty of stock left

    By 16 March 2012

    Pocket-lint has just wandered past the Regent Street Apple Store, the site of all the hullabaloo and hubbub surrounding the launch of the new iPad this morning, and the queue has vanished. We also talked to a blue-shirted employee who told us that there's...

  • New iPad queues: We talk to the waiting fanboys
    Tablets

    New iPad queues: We talk to the waiting fanboys

    By 16 March 2012

    Doors of Apple Stores across the UK were flung open at 8am this morning to swathes of queuing wannabe new iPad owners. Some had been waiting since Sunday last week to be first in line for the new tablet. Pocket-lint was up early doors this morning to...

  • New iPad on sale 8am on Friday
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    New iPad on sale 8am on Friday

    By 14 March 2012

    Ooooh, the wait is almost over. If you're not already in the queue with Zohaib and the gang - then you should probably head down. For the mighty Apple Stores will open their doors at 8am on Friday, 16 March, and begin selling the third-generation iPad...

  • Apple Store down, iPad 3 soon to land
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    Apple Store down, iPad 3 soon to land

    By 7 March 2012

    Oh for crying out loud. Pocket-lint just fired up Netscape Navigator and went to visit the Apple Store online (we need some more RAM for our PowerBook G3) only to find that it's down - for both the UK and the US. What the devil is going on we wonder?...

  • Harrods Apple Store opening its doors for iPad 3 launch?
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    Harrods Apple Store opening its doors for iPad 3 launch?

    By 23 February 2012

    The rumoured Harrods Apple Store in central London could open its doors in time for the iPad 3 launch, that's according to a report from 9to5mac. Its says Harrods and Apple plan to open the new store in mid-March and - with the iPad 3 touted for an official...

  • Harrods to get own Apple Store
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    Harrods to get own Apple Store

    By 20 January 2012

    Harrods, the London superstore for the super rich and/or super swanky, is to get its own Apple Store. According to sources at Harrods Company, the new concession will be situated inside the world famous department store and feature pretty much everything...

  • Apple Store 2.0 goes live, offers barcode scanning and pick-up service
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    Apple Store 2.0 goes live, offers barcode scanning and pick-up service

    By 8 November 2011

    The new Apple Store app, the one we thought would land last week, has just reared its head in the App Store bringing with it the two key features that were widely expected. The first being that fanboys can now choose and pay for their items using the...

  • New Apple Store app turns you into a Genius
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    New Apple Store app turns you into a Genius

    By 2 November 2011

    The new Apple Store app is all set to go live on Thursday, according to a report by BGR, giving fanboys and girls much more choice when it come to shopping at their Mecca. You've probably read all about the trials that Apple is doing at its San Francisco...

  • Jailbreakers first in line for Apple Store iPhone 4S launch
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    Jailbreakers first in line for Apple Store iPhone 4S launch

    By 10 October 2011

    iPhone 4S fans have already started queuing outside the Regent Street Apple Store in order to secure their place as first in the country to own the new handset. Craig Fox and Daniel James, organisers of the My Great Fest or soon to be named Jailbreak...

  • Apple Store down... hacked?
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    Apple Store down... hacked?

    By 17 August 2011

    Usually, when the Apple Store webpage goes down there's two things you can expect. Firstly, that the store page will be replaced with the company's standard Post-it note holding screen saying "be back soon". And secondly, it will be having a refresh for...

  • Fake Apple Store stays open despite other closures
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    Fake Apple Store stays open despite other closures

    By 25 July 2011

    The fake Apple Store in Kunming province, China, that we told you about on Pocket-lint last week has been allowed to stay open, despite its brazen ripping off of the genuine Genius-tastic experience. This despite the fact that other shops in the region...

  • Chinese fakery continues - this time it's Apple Stores
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    Chinese fakery continues - this time it's Apple Stores

    By 21 July 2011

    Apple has seen massive success amongst the emerging Chinese well to do classes who can afford to pay for its high end goods. But not everyone in China is willing to dish out cash for the latest piece of Cupertino equipment. Instead they opt for one of...

  • Mac OS X Lion ready to roar on 14 July
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    Mac OS X Lion ready to roar on 14 July

    By 8 July 2011

    Apple-loving sites 9to5 Mac and Apple Insider both expect Mac OS X Lion to land next week, with 14 July touted as the probable date. That day is predicted as Apple has apparently told staff to prepare for "overnights" on 13 July - which means getting...

  • Apple Photo Booth fun of fanboys worldwide
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    Apple Photo Booth fun of fanboys worldwide

    By 14 June 2011

    Let's face it - most people entering the Apple Store are only after one thing; free access to the web. Although the temptation once inside to try out the other Apple programs on offer is sometimes too much, as this collection of Apple Store Photo Booth...

  • Apple Store 2.0 hands-on
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    Apple Store 2.0 hands-on

    By 24 May 2011

    The Apple Store's gone 2.0 taking the humble shopping experience all "gadgety", but does it work will it make a difference when it comes to buying the latest Apple product? We took a trip to London's most expensive high street, Regent Street, to see...

  • Apple confirms new Sandy Bridge and Thunderbolt iMac range
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    Apple confirms new Sandy Bridge and Thunderbolt iMac range

    By 3 May 2011

    We all knew it was coming. Is there no such thing as an Apple secret anymore? Yep, that's right - the Cupertino company has confirmed the arrival of a new range of iMac all-in-ones, complete with next-gen Intel i5 and i7 chips. The 21.5-inch and 27-inch...

  • Apple Store down: New iMac range imminent
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    Apple Store down: New iMac range imminent

    By 3 May 2011

    Ah, the familiar yellow post-it-note with the friendly "We'll be back soon" message. How you get the fanboy in us all a tingle. For we know that you don't simply mean you'll be back. You mean that you'll be back with new Apple devices aplenty. And this...