Apple Store Down – Is It Something New Coming Or Just Regular Maintenance?

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The Apple online store is currently down featuring the message – “We’ll be back” message in different languages. Could Apple surprise us with something or is it just regular scheduled maintenance? Well, we need to wait and watch.

Update: The store is now back up with an iPad based scrolling section and featuring a better and more advanced search engine. Read More

Apple Prevents Scalpers With A New Reservation System for iPhone 4S

Apple Store BeijingYou may have read past articles about the problems that have been caused with the launch of iPhone 4S in China. As you can see from the picture of the Beijing Apple Store, there are many people waiting in anticipation – which is normal for the release of a new Apple product. However amongst this crowd, there are many “scalpers”, who go in as a customer and buy an iPhone and then sell them to people further back in the queue or online. And as you can probably predict Apple is trying to prevent this. Read More

New Apple Store App Will Change Apple Retail Forever

apple storeApple is set to unveil an all-new version of its Apple Store App for iOS devices that will change the company’s retail operation forever. According to this latest report from BGR, on Thursday, the App will go live and it will bring with it two new remarkable features. The new version will allow users to online order products and pick them up at an Apple retail store to make the entire process faster, and secondly customers will be able to self check out in all Apple Store. Read More

In-Store Pickup Of Online Ordered Apple Products Begins in San Francisco

apple in-store orderIt has been a while since Apple has been thinking of the idea to allow its customers to make purchases on the online store and pick their device up at their local apple stores, and finally, it is here for users in San Francisco. The program will gradually spread out to the whole of the US in just a matter of a few weeks or months. Read More