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Apple extends special pricing on new LG UltraFine 5K display till March 2017

LG’s latest megadisplay, the UltraFine 5K, went on sale recently, and it’s already backordered into late January -- because the new UltraFine not only features stellar image quality but also a deep discount.
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Apple is now showing third-party repair stores on its online support website

Apple updated its online support site to now show third-party repair shops -- something that should help customers get repairs without having to wait weeks on end to book an appointment at the Apple Store.
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Apple closing in on 500 stores worldwide with new location near Shanghai

Apple has been busy this year -- the Cupertino, California company will open a new retail store in the suburbs of Shanghai this weekend -- the company's 489th store in China. The store is at Vanke Mall in Qibao.
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Apple reportedly in talks to build a $50 million flagship store in Australia

Apple wants to build a flagship store in Melbourne, Australia, that could cost a whopping $50 million. The store would be located in Melbourne's Federation Square, but the project could prove controversial given the emphasis on architecture…
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The man who went into ‘a state of monstrous anger’ in an Apple Store has his day in court

A few weeks ago a man walked into an Apple Store in Dijon, France, and began systematically smashing the screens of all of the iPhones using a steel ball. This week he turned up in court to see what the French justice system had to say…
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Apple has set its iPhones free inside its stores

Apple is removing the security tethers from iPhones on display inside its stores. Several locations have removed the device so customers can handle the phones more naturally. You're even welcome to try it in your pocket (so long as you take…
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Apple will no longer secure its iPhones with cables in some retail stores

Apple has removed the security cables that secure iPhones in some of its stores outside the U.S. Its reason? Customers will be able to interact with the devices more freely. It also makes it easy to walk out with an iPhone, but Apple's not…
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Apple says it’s found ‘no evidence’ of store staff sharing secret photos of female shoppers

Contrary to reports, Apple has said it's so far found "no evidence" of store staff in Brisbane sharing secret photos of female shoppers. However, it confirmed "several" staff members had been fired, suggesting some underhanded activities…
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Apple may open a retail store on Samsung's turf in South Korea

South Korea doesn't have an Apple store, but the iPhone maker is trying to change that. While Samsung already is dealing with the recall of its Galaxy Note 7, it now has to worry about a possible physical retail presence from its rival.
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Apple to introduce "For You" tab with personal recommendations in Apple Store app

Apple will be updating its Apple Store app with personal recommendations for devices and other products that are available for purchase in the app. It's not clear what data the company will pull for the recommendations.
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Apple reportedly pulling legacy MacBook Pro from stores in step toward new release

Apple is reportedly clearing its retail stores of its oldest, non-Retina MacBook Pro machine. The move could be part of preparations to reorganize its laptop line-up, with an all-new MacBook Pro expected to land toward the end of the year.
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India’s new rules might make it easier for Apple to (finally) open stores in the country

The Indian government has announced it's relaxing its local sourcing rules that companies needed to follow if they wanted an official retail presence in the country. The rule changes could pave the way for Apple Stores.
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Apple Store thieves make out like bandits by dressing as employees

Sometimes to beat them, you pretend to join them. Just ask the three thieves who managed to steal a grand total of 67 iPhones from an Apple store on the Upper West Side of New York City by dressing like employees.
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Sleepless nights for resellers: Apple may increase its retail presence in India

After years of not being allowed to open retail stores in India, Apple might finally have its wish granted and be able to open its stores in the country. Due to Apple's secretive nature, we won't know for sure until it actually happens.
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Apple’s iPhone Upgrade Program is now online, so you can get your Apple fix at home

If you don't live near an Apple Store but still want to take advantage of the iPhone Upgrade Program, you're in luck. Apple has finally brought the program to its online store, hopefully spurring a slew of new iPhone sales.
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Apple is already stocking its freshly based 12-inch 2016 MacBooks in its stores

Apple's refreshed 12-inch MacBooks are already showing up in its stores worldwide, and are expected to roll out to authorized resellers at any moment. To find the nearest store, simply use Apple's online Personal Pickup tool.
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Apple spends $1.5 million on the giant display it's putting in new Apple stores

Apple's newest stores are rather swanky, with giant glass panels and giant rear-wall displays. But none of that comes cheap. The 37-foot screen at the back of the shop costs the Cupertino company $1.5 million by itself.
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Smash your iPhone? You may still be eligible for Apple Store credit

Thanks to a policy change, Apple Stores may soon begin offering store credit for certain models of slightly damaged iPhone. In related news, the stores will soon begin to offer third-party screen protector installation, too.