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Apple's proposed Australian flagship store faces public opposition, called 'Pizza Hut pagoda'

02/07/2018, 12:02 am

Apple is facing a rare adverse reaction to the design of a proposed global flagship store in Australia, with the Melbourne City Council on Tuesday voting to lobby the government and Apple for a new aesthetic.

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Apple Southlake Town Square in Dallas-Fort Worth joins US stores closing for renovations

02/05/2018, 03:02 pm

Apple's Southlake Town Square outlet -- located in the Dallas-Fort Worth area -- will close for renovations on Sunday, March 4.

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Two Apple retail employees hospitalized following battery rupture at Hong Kong store

02/02/2018, 12:02 pm

Two employees at a Hong Kong Apple Store were taken to hospital on Friday following another battery-related incident, according to reports, with the pair said to have inhaled smoke generated by an iPhone battery while undertaking an in-store repair of a customer's device.

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Apple to open first Austrian store in Vienna on Feb. 24

02/01/2018, 09:02 am

The first-ever Apple store in Austria will open on Vienna's Kaerntner Strasse on Saturday, Feb. 24 at 9:30 a.m. local time, the company has announced.

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Apple closing Green Hills, Nashville & Alderwood Mall, Lynnwood stores for renovations

01/29/2018, 11:01 am

At least two additional U.S. Apple stores are closing for renovations next month in a bid to catch up with the company's latest design aesthetic.

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Angela Ahrendts visit Seoul for first South Korean Apple store opening

01/26/2018, 11:01 pm

Apple opened the doors to its first retail store in South Korea on Saturday local time, and the company's head of retail Angela Ahrendts was on hand to take part in the grand opening festivities.

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How to buy HomePod using Apple's financing options

01/25/2018, 07:01 pm

Apple's HomePod is shaping up to be a hot commodity for early adopters, but the premium speaker is priced well above competing products from Amazon and Google. If you want to score one on launch day, but lack the cheddar, you might want to consider Apple's financing options.

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How and when to preorder HomePod: The official Apple Store app is your best bet on Friday

01/25/2018, 04:01 pm

It's a mystery how high demand for Apple's HomePod will be, and it's also unknown how many units the company will produce for launch. Because of those unknowns, you'd better be ready come Friday -- and early.

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Apple starts search for retail employees to staff its upcoming Washington D.C. Carnegie Library store

01/19/2018, 09:01 am

Apple has put the call out for employees at its store in the Carnegie Library in Washington D.C, with the company's Jobs at Apple board showing listings for a variety of positions at the retail location, in preparation for its opening later this year.

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Apple's first South Korean store set to open in Seoul on Jan. 27 [u]

01/16/2018, 12:01 pm

Missing rumored launch dates by a wide margin, Apple's first South Korean store now appears set to open in Seoul on Jan. 27. [Updated with Apple confirmation]

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Apple running low on iPhone 6 Plus batteries, postponing some swaps until March

01/11/2018, 12:01 pm

People wanting to swap out the battery on an iPhone 6 Plus may in some cases have to wait until March or later, owing to a shortage of replacement units.

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Apple carries first-ever in-store, third-party Wi-Fi router in form of Linksys Velop

01/11/2018, 09:01 am

Apple is now selling Linksys' Velop Mesh Wi-Fi System in stores and online, signaling a break from a policy of only selling its own AirPort routers.

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Hip-hop legend RZA set to lead Music Lab session at San Francisco Apple Store

01/10/2018, 08:01 pm

Wu-Tang Clan frontman RZA - one of the most acclaimed artists in hip-hop history - will host a free Music Lab session at Apple's Union Square store in San Francisco later this month.

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Second iPhone battery fire in two days affects Spanish Apple store

01/10/2018, 05:01 pm

Apple's Calle Colon store in Valencia, Spain was evacuated on Wednesday after an iPhone's battery exploded during repair, filling one floor of the building with smoke.

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iPhone battery fire forces brief evacuation of Zurich Apple store

01/09/2018, 01:01 pm

An Apple store in Zurich, Switzerland was temporarily evacuated on Tuesday after an iPhone's battery at the service desk overheated in the middle of a removal procedure, emitting smoke and burning the worker who was doing the work.

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Apple planning new Toronto store at Yonge & Bloor [u]

01/04/2018, 01:01 pm

Apple appears to be working on a new street-level store in Toronto, Canada, based inside an 85-story condominium at the corner of Yonge and Bloor, not far from Queen's Park and the Royal Ontario Museum. [Updated with corrected stats]

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Apple sues group that occupied Paris store to protest company's unpaid taxes

01/04/2018, 12:01 pm

Apple has leveled a lawsuit against Attac -- the Association for the Taxation of Financial Transactions and Citizen's Action -- which ran protests at a number of French Apple stores on Dec. 2, including a brief occupation of the company's flagship Opera store in Paris.

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Apple says Chicago store's snow problems are result of software issue

01/03/2018, 12:01 pm

Troubles with snow and ice at Apple's North Michigan store in Chicago were attributable to glitches in a rooftop warming system, rather than any inherently bad architecture, according to the company.

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Apple not requiring failed iPhone battery diagnostic test before $29 replacement

01/02/2018, 09:01 am

Apple stores are reportedly offering their discounted battery replacements to any iPhone owner willing to pay the fee regardless of whether or not an old battery passes testing, and some users are reporting partial refunds on earlier battery exchanges -- but this is not a universal policy.

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iMac Pro arrives at Apple's retail stores

12/29/2017, 10:12 am

Customers who can afford its $4,999 pricetag may now be able to find the 8-core base model of the iMac Pro in some U.S. Apple stores, ready for pickup.

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