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Google Maps For Apple Watch Back On The Apple Store

Following the latest update, Google Maps will now be available on the Apple Store after leaving the platform in 2017. Google had announced that it was coming back to watchOS last month and looks like the company has kept its promise.

Google Maps provides step-by-step navigation, as well as estimated time of arrival – just like on Android – on the Apple Watch. The App’s primary screen shows the “Current Trip”. The list of “Travel Times” is shown below that includes your Home, Work, and other saved shortcuts or destinations. Read More

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Fortnite Gets Kicked Off Of Apple Store And Google Play Store

After Epic Games snuck in an update to get around the App stores’ fees, the Apple App Store removed Fortnite from the platform. Google soon followed its footsteps.

Epic Games introduced an update to directly pay Epic for in-app purchases instead of using the officially sanctioned versions for both the iPhone and Android versions. As a reaction to this brutal decision, Apple decided to kick off Fortnite and sue Epic, to which Epic reacted by making a parody of Apple’s 1984 commercial in the game itself. Read More

Apple Stores In Australia Are Now Open

Apple has started reopening its official stores in Australia. Apple is taking strict preventive measures by screening customers, running temperature checks, face masks and lines along with social distancing to make sure everyone is safe. All of Apple’s 20 stores in Australia have been reopened while the main one in Sydney is still closed for renovation.

The Sydney store closed for renovation before the COVID-2019 crisis.

Thailand Gets Its First Apple Store

Apple is finally opening up a new retail store in Thailand, the most popular tourist destination in South East Asia. American travellers would definitely want to visit this new store, even though they have countless stores in their own soil. The store marks Apple’s expansion in South East Asia and looks like the company won’t hold back until it pops up a few more stores in that continent. Read More

South Korea’s First Apple Store Opening On 27th January

Apple’s first store in South Korea will be coming up on 27th January. An image on a South Korean forum shows a store covered in a colourful banner with text added below indicating the official opening of the store.

This store is expected to be Apple’s 500th retail store around the world. The store is set to open up a few weeks prior to the Winter Olympics 2018 Winter Olympics opening ceremony in Pyeongchang on Friday, February 9. Read More

All Hail The New Online Apple Store!

Online Apple Store iPad

After executing a few design tweaks, the ‘Store’ tab on Apple’s official website, which was its portal to ‘store.apple.com’ has been removed. All its products still show up the ‘Buy now’ option which, when clicked, adds the product to the ‘Shopping bag’ instead of the traditional ‘Cart’. The new ‘Shopping bag’ icon is situated on the extreme right of the navigation bar and evokes a drop down menu which links with user’s ‘bag,’ favorite items, orders, account information and an option to log out. The search bar has also been redesigned with four categories: Explore, Accessories, Support and Apple Stores. Read More

Angela Ahrendts Plans Restructuring Of Apple Stores

Angela Ahrendts

Apple’s recent hire, Angela Ahrendts, had recently sent her first memo to Apple’s retail employees informing them about her future plans. She wrote about giving a new and delightful experience to customers every moment in line with Apple’s philosophy. She also wrote about plans to expand in new markets, developing new technologies and integrating platforms. According to 9to5Mac, in line with her recent communication, Apple’s Senior Vice President of Retail and Online Stores is planning a fundamental restructuring of Apple’s retail stores. Read More