Believe it or not, Apple’s fanbase extends even to the former Soviet Union, where items like the iPhone have been in high grey market demand since its introduction in 2007. Now, it looks like Russia could get an official Apple Store, smack dab in the middle of Red Square in Moscow.
There’s been plenty of hubbub this week about a top-secret Apple retail meeting set for Sunday night after the close of business. Rumors of new MacBook Pros and the iPad 2 aside, the meeting appears to be focused on a new Genius Bar service aimed at small businesses.
Over the weekend, Apple retail stores were advised of a couple of changes during staff meetings -- one at long last eliminates the restocking fees, while the other introduces personal Mac setup along with the one offered for iOS devices.
If you’ve purchased anything from one of Apple’s retail stores, you’ve no doubt seen the company’s EasyPay point of sale system, which is built on their own iPod touch hardware. Now the system is expanding its retail horizons, with a pilot program at Old Navy stores.
Count us as among the folks scratching our heads in bewilderment when Microsoft announced they were going to fire up those copying machines and open a chain of retail stores. A new report finds that the effort appears to be faltering at best.
Gamblers can find just about any reason to indulge in their favorite temptation, and with the Black Friday shopping season only a week away, odds makers are already placing their own bets on who will be hot this shopping season.
In what alternate universe would you have to live to hear this: “Honey, next time you’re down at TJ Maxx getting a great deal on clothes, pick me up one of those iPads I keep hearing about.” As it turns out, it’s not only a reality, but it could be happening in this very universe.
We told you about it earlier this month, and the day has finally arrived: The iPad is now available for sale at both Verizon Wireless (coupled with a MiFi 2200) and AT&T (where it uses the native 3G data plan).
Still haven’t bought an iPad, even though Apple just made it even easier to do by stocking the tablet in more than 1,700 Target stores across the country this month? Maybe you’d rather hit your local Wal-Mart instead? It appears that you’ll be able to do exactly that soon enough.