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AT&T manager iPhone theft scheme & bandits with surgical masks on the Apple Crime Blotter

04/05/2020, 08:04 am

Postal worker stole iPhones and Viagra, an AT&T manager's iPhone theft scheme, police inaction over an iPad theft, and more from the world of Apple-related crime.


March 2020: Apple Stores close, but MacBook Air & iPad Pro launch anyway

04/04/2020, 10:04 am

Maybe 2019 was practice for Apple, as it is now used to releasing new products via a press release. That's what it had to do in March 2020 as the whole world self-isolated, and Apple Stores closed their doors.


Apple Stores in US to remain closed until early May

04/03/2020, 02:04 am

Apple in a memo to employees on Thursday said it plans to keep all U.S. retail stores closed until early May as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to wreak havoc on the nation.


Apple offers subsidies for Authorized Service Provider pick-up, dropoff repairs

04/01/2020, 08:04 pm

Apple is planning on subsidizing repairs provided by Apple Authorized Service Providers (AASP), so long as they comply with social distancing measures in the U.S. and Canada.


Apple plans to reopen some Apple Store locations in the first half of April

03/24/2020, 03:03 pm

Apple expects to reopen its brick-and-mortar retail outlets in the first half of April, retail and people chief Deirdre O'Brien told staffers on Tuesday.


Apple dropping device purchase limit on iPhones, iPads, and more

03/23/2020, 06:03 am

Days after implementing a limit on how many devices could be ordered at any one time, Apple has dropped the policy, starting with iPhones, at least in the US, and certain regions.


Man loses $1M in life savings and more on the Apple crime blotter

03/22/2020, 09:03 am

A pair of pre-coronavirus Apple store thefts, an iPad stolen at a wrestling meet, gym locker losses, and more from the Apple crime blotter.


Apple confirms customers unable to pick up Apple Store repairs until outlets reopen

03/20/2020, 09:03 pm

Apple on Friday confirmed customers who left an iPhone, iPad, Mac or other product at an Apple Store for repair will not be able to claim their device until the locations reopen.


CarPlay and Apple Maps updates spotted in leaked iOS 14 code

03/19/2020, 11:03 am

The latest code pulled from an iOS 14 leak shows the ability to set CarPlay wallpapers and see more and improved business details while using Apple Maps.


Apple Retail stores now closed 'until further notice'

03/17/2020, 06:03 am

A new banner on the top of Apple's website has been posted saying that Apple Stores are closed until further notice, signifying an escalation in the company's plans to fight the coronavirus.


Apple closes all retail stores outside of China until March 27

03/14/2020, 04:03 am

Apple CEO Tim Cook in a letter published late Friday detailed the company's response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, saying it will close all retail outlets outside of Greater China until March 27.


Apple shutters all Apple Stores in Spain, first US store on virus fears

03/13/2020, 09:03 pm

Apple on Friday announced plans to shutter all retail operations in Spain starting this weekend, the latest in a string of country-wide closures prompted by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. A U.S. store in Pennsylvania has also closed on orders from the state's governor.


Santa Monica Apple Store employee tests positive for COVID-19

03/13/2020, 05:03 pm

An employee at an Apple Store in Santa Monica, Calif., has tested positive for COVID-19, Apple confirmed on Friday, though the company has taken steps to ensure customer safety.


Apple closes all stores in Italy amid coronavirus quarantine

03/11/2020, 03:03 pm

Apple is closing all the Apple Store locations across Italy as a precautionary measure against the coronavirus, with all of the retail locations to be closed on Thursday and extending for an unknown period of time.


Apple Stores taking more measures to prevent the spread of coronavirus [u]

03/11/2020, 07:03 am

Beyond just closing all of its retail stores in Italy, Apple is escalating the special measures it is taking to curb the spread of the coronavirus, including retail staff minimizing physical contact with customers and removing half of the available seating.


Apple expands store closures in Italy amid coronavirus fears

03/09/2020, 09:03 pm

Hours after canceling Today at Apple sessions across Italy, Apple on Monday announced a number of its stores in the country will see reduced operating hours or closures to help mitigate the impact of the new coronavirus.


Apple cancels 'Today at Apple' sessions in US coronavirus hotspots

03/09/2020, 03:03 pm

In an effort to help control the spread of coronavirus, Apple has canceled all of its upcoming "Today at Apple" sessions in the San Francisco Bay Area and Seattle.


Selected Apple Stores launch 'iPhone can do whaaaat?' display

03/09/2020, 06:03 am

Apple has added an interactive wall of 20 iPhones to certain Stores, each phone showing a different feature of the hardware and of iOS.


Virus forces Apple to temporarily close retail stores in Italy

03/03/2020, 08:03 pm

Apple this week updated a regional website covering retail operations in Italy, notifying customers that one store in the province of Bergamo will be closed due to ongoing COVID-19 concerns.


Tight iPad Pro, custom Mac availability sign of coronavirus supply struggles

03/03/2020, 06:03 am

Apple's supply chain issues because of the coronavirus are starting to hit iPad Pro inventory available in some major Apple Store locations - but it could be a sign of an imminent refresh.