Apple's recent gold iPhone 5s partnership with British luxury brand Burberry must have been quite the success, because Cupertino has now managed to hire away the company's CEO for its own retail efforts.
It seems like iPhone trade-ins are all the rage across the United States, but starting today, our friends across the pond can get into the action by taking their unloved handset to their nearest Apple retail store.
While Apple already has a retail store in Tokyo, Japan, a new report claims a second store could join it in the months ahead -- and also suggests that the company may indeed unveil a new iPad alongside its new iPhone.
Apple CEO Tim Cook appears to be bummed out that only 20 percent of iPhones sold are actually purchased in one of the company's retail stores -- a number he hopes to increase to 50 percent in the future.
It's hard not to picture the twin titans of youth rap, Kriss Kross, singing their classic song "Jump" while reading about T-Mobile's latest shakeup of the U.S. wireless market, which allows customers to upgrade their handset up to twice per year. But if that makes you want to jump, jump, stay seated long enough to get through the rest of today's recap, which is sure to make you wanna jump even more.
Vladimir Putin may not want to give America Edward J. Snowden, but America -- and more specifically Apple -- just gave Russians a big gift in the form of an official online store for buying Cupertino's wares.
The big event on Tuesday was Apple CEO Tim Cook's return to the AllThingsD conference, which we'll get to in a moment, but we managed to assemble a handful of other tidbits for you as well. We've got an acquisition, a merger, a couple of software updates and even some gripes about Apple's plans to relocate its flagship San Francisco retail store… so dig in and enjoy!