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Apple Adding iPhone 6 Plus to Vintage Products List Later This Month

In an internal memo obtained by MacRumors, Apple said it will be adding the iPhone 6 Plus to its vintage products list on December 31, meaning that more than five years have passed since Apple stopped distributing the device for sale. Apple Stores and Apple Authorized Service Providers continue to offer repairs for vintage products for up to seven years, subject to parts availability. Introduced in September 2014, the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus were two of the most popular smartphones that A...
Tags: Apple, Featured, MacRumors Apple, Apple Stores, Apple Authorized Service Providers, Vintage and obsolete Apple products


Apple Resumes Product Sales in Turkey With Significant Price Hikes

Apple has resumed the sales of its products in Turkey just days after shuttering its sales operation following the Turkish lira collapsing against the U.S. dollar and rising economic concerns. With the resumption of product sales, Apple has also significantly increased the price of all of its products in the country as a result of inflation. Over the past week, the Turkish lira has collapsed in value against the U.S. dollar, causing Apple to suspend product sales in the country. Now, Apple ha...
Tags: Apple, Turkey, MacBook Air, Apple Store, Istanbul, Apple Stores


Apple Customers in Turkey Being Turned Away at Retail Stores as Halt on Product Sales Continues

Apple customers in Turkey are being turned away at retail stores by staff following the halt of online product sales in the country, although the exact reason for the in-store sales halt is unclear. According to macReports, the halt is due to rapid currency fluctuations as the Turkish lira has declined significantly in recent days, and store staff are telling customers that normal sale operations will resume once the Turkish economy stabilizes. Other Turkish sources have claimed that the sto...
Tags: Apple, Turkey, Apple Store, Istanbul, Retail Stores, Apple Stores, Apple Customers


Apple Celebrates 40 Years in France and Announces Paris Apple Music Studio

Apple is today celebrating 40 years in France and announced the launch of a new Apple Music studio in Paris. In a post on its French newsroom site, Apple highlighted its achievements in France over the past 40 years, aiding artists, designers, and developers in particular. Apple CEO Tim Cook said:France occupies a special place in my heart. Every time I go there, I am inspired by this welcoming, dynamic and deeply creative community of artists and developers. I am delighted to celebrate Apple...
Tags: Apple, Europe, London, France, Paris, Tim Cook, Toulouse, Apple Music, Apple Stores, Montreuil, Lille Lyon, Los Angeles New York Nashville, Apple Foundation Program, Marseille Earlier, Mehdi Maïzi


Here Are the Latest Dates You Can Order Apple Products in Time for Christmas

If you are planning to purchase an Apple device, accessory, or gift card for someone as a Christmas gift this year, Apple has shared the latest dates that these items can be ordered by with free shipping to ensure delivery prior to December 25 in the United States. Apple has also provided "order by" deadlines for products in select other countries, including Australia, Canada, Germany, Italy, France, Spain, and the UK. Apple's holiday shipping page provides "order by" deadlines for all iPhone...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ios, Ipad, UK, Mac, Rumors, MacBook Air, Apple Stores, United States Apple, Apple Gift Card, Mac Apple Watch Apple, Australia Canada Germany Italy France Spain


Apple Stores to Drop Mask Requirement for Customers in Many U.S. States

Apple will no longer require customers to wear a mask to enter many of its retail stores in the United States, reports Bloomberg. Mask mandates will disappear at several stores starting on Friday due to positive trends in vaccinations and declining COVID-19 cases. More than 100 stores will drop the mask mandate starting Friday, with the policy then expanding to additional stores based on local COVID-19 data. Apple has 270 stores in the United States. Apple shared the new policy with employees...
Tags: Apple, Los Angeles, Bloomberg, Customers, United States, Apple Store, San Francisco Bay Area, Apple Stores, Environment Health and Safety EHS, COVID-19 Coronavirus, Bloomberg Mask, Apple Stores Though Apple


Apple to Start Offering iPhone XR as Loaner Device During Lengthier Repairs

Starting later this week, Apple Stores and Apple Authorized Service Providers will be able to offer customers an iPhone XR as a loaner device during lengthier repairs in the U.S. and other regions, according to an internal memo obtained by MacRumors. iPhone XR will be available as a loaner starting November 4, which will be an upgrade over the iPhone 8 that Apple currently offers as a loaner. As a one year newer device than the iPhone 8, the iPhone XR has more modern features like Face ID and...
Tags: Apple, Apple Store, Apple Stores, Apple Authorized Service Providers, iPhone Xr


First MacBook Pro Orders Arriving to Customers in New Zealand, Australia and Asia

It's already Tuesday, October 26 in New Zealand, Australia, and multiple countries in Asia which means it's MacBook Pro launch day. Customers in New Zealand and Australia are always the first to get their hands on new devices due to time zone differences, and the new MacBook Pro models are no exception. 14 and 16-inch MacBook Pro models are beginning to arrive to customers who pre-ordered last Monday, and new MacBook Pro owners have been on the MacRumors forums. Image via MacRumors reader ...
Tags: Apple, Asia, Australia, Macbook, New Zealand, Macbook Pro, 16, Apple Stores, New Zealand Australia, Middle East Europe, North America Apple Stores, MacBook Pro 14" &, First MacBook


First Apple Watch Series 7 Orders Arriving to Customers in New Zealand and Australia

It's Friday, October 15 in New Zealand and Australia, which means it's Apple Watch Series 7 launch day. Customers in that part of the world are always the first to get their hands on new devices due to time zone differences. ‌Apple Watch Series 7‌ models are now beginning to arrive to customers who pre-ordered on Friday, October 8, and new Apple Watch owners will soon be sharing photos on Instagram, Twitter, Reddit, and the MacRumors forums. Because there are no Apple Stores in New Zealand, ...
Tags: Apple, Featured, Australia, New Zealand, Apple Watch, Apple Stores, Middle East Europe, Instagram Twitter Reddit, North America Apple Stores


iPhone 13 Launch Day Underway With Same-Day Pickup Available at Select Apple Stores

Launch day has arrived for all four iPhone 13 models in over 30 countries, marking the start of in-store availability of the devices. In countries such as the United States, Canada, and the UK, some iPhone 13 and iPhone 13 Pro configurations are available for same-day pickup at select Apple Stores as of the time this story was published. Apple Store pickup is the best option for customers who did not pre-order an iPhone 13 model, as placing an order through Apple's online store today could re...
Tags: Apple, UK, Featured, United States, Apple Store, United States Canada, Apple Stores, iPhone 13, iPhone 13 Pro


First iPhone 13 and iPad Mini Orders Arriving to Customers in New Zealand and Australia

It's September 24 in Australia and New Zealand, which means it's officially iPhone 13 launch day. Customers in New Zealand and Australia are always the first to get their hands on new devices due to time zone differences. Image via MacRumors reader Hayden The ‌iPhone 13‌, ‌iPhone 13‌ mini, iPhone 13 Pro, and ‌iPhone 13 Pro‌ Max are now beginning to arrive to customers who pre-ordered on Friday, September 17. It's also iPad launch day, and customers who ordered an iPad mini 6 or an ‌iPad‌ 9 w...
Tags: Apple, Featured, Australia, New Zealand, Ipad Mini, Max, Hayden, Apple Stores, Stuart Johnson, Asia the Middle East Europe, iPad (low cost, iPhone 13, iPhone 13 Pro, Instagram Twitter Reddit, Conrad Hart, North America Apple Stores


Apple Watch Series 7 Supports 60.5GHz Wireless Data Transfer, But Likely for Apple's Internal Use Only

Apple Watch Series 7 models are equipped with a new module that enables 60.5GHz wireless data transfer, according to FCC filings viewed by MacRumors, but this functionality may be reserved for Apple's internal use only for now. The filings indicate that the 60.5GHz module is only activated when the Apple Watch is placed on a proprietary magnetic dock with a corresponding 60.5GHz module, but this dock will likely be reserved for use by Apple employees. For example, it's possible that Apple Sto...
Tags: Apple, Featured, Barclays, Apple Watch, Don, Apple Stores, Blayne Curtis, Tom O Malley


Apple Giving Retail Employees Up to a $1,000 One-Time Bonus

Apple is planning to give its Apple Store employees one-time bonuses amounting to up to $1,000, reports Bloomberg. The bonuses will be provided to employees who have been working during the ongoing global health crisis. Retail employees who were hired before March 31, 2021 will be given $1,000, and employees who joined after that date will be given $500. Employees hired for the holiday shopping season will get $200. Apple plans to provide the bonuses to those who work in retail stores, those ...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ios, Ipad, Mac, Bloomberg, Rumors, Apple Store, Apple Stores


Review: Aqara's Roller Shade Driver E1, TVOC Air Quality Monitor, and Hub M1S Are Reliable and Well-Designed HomeKit Accessories

Aqara makes a range of HomeKit-compatible smart home devices that are stocked in Apple Stores around the world. This review takes a look at some of Aqara's latest products, including its TVOC Air Quality Monitor and Aqara Roller Shade Driver E1, which launches today. With these new accessories, I was able to add to the HomeKit setup that I created with some of Aqara's devices earlier this year and put the company's new additions to the smart home to the test. Review: Aqara Camera Hub G2H and...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Asia, Europe, UK, Siri, Zigbee, Homekit, Apple Stores, No AMP, Aqara, Aqara Camera Hub, Fast Response Times, HomeKit Aqara


Apple announces new settlement with Japan allowing developers to link to external websites  

Apple has made a settlement with Japanese regulator that it will allow developers of “reader” apps link to their own website for managing users account. The change goes to effect in early 2022. This settlement comes after the Japan Fair Trade Commission (JFTC) has forced Apple to make a change its polices on the reader apps, like Netflix, Spotify, Audible and Dropbox, that provide purchased content or content subscriptions for digital magazines, newspapers, books, audio, music, and video. “We ha...
Tags: Apple, Google, TC, Apps, Asia, South Korea, Japan, Australia, Global, Tech, Regulation, App Stores, Apple Google, Consumer Commission, Apple Stores, Japan Fair Trade Commission JFTC


'Today at Apple' Session Explores Taking Expressive Pet Portraits

Apple today shared a new "Today at Apple" session on YouTube, exploring how to shoot expressive pet portrait photos, with the help of photographer Sophie Gamand and Jahmyra from Today at Apple. The playful session encourages participants to use their iPhone at the correct height, tune into the pet's personality, and take a look at showcase pet portraits for inspiration and top takeaways. Apple says its free Today at Apple sessions are meant to inspire hands-on creativity in photography, art, d...
Tags: Apple, Youtube, Apple Pencil, Apple Stores, Sophie Gamand, Today at Apple, Apple Pencil Initially, Jahmyra


'Today at Apple' Session Explores How to Create Looping Videos in the Clips App

Apple today shared a new "Today at Apple" session on YouTube, exploring how to shoot and edit looping videos in the Clips app, with the help of director Romain Laurent and Jahmyra from Today at Apple. Viewers are encouraged to get involved simply with an iPhone and the Clips app, but may also wish to take advantage of a selfie stick or tripod. The session covers how to make a simple loop video, match your movement, add an unexpected feature, finalizing looped videos, top takeaways, and export...
Tags: Apple, Youtube, Apple Pencil, Apple Stores, Romain Laurent, Today at Apple, Apple Pencil Initially, Jahmyra


Apple's Touch ID-enabled Keyboard is Finally Available on Its Own

Three-and-half months after launching the Magic Keyboard with Touch ID, Apple is finally breaking it out from its iMac bundle. The accessory is now available as a standalone through Apple Stores and the company's site. From a report: There are two versions: the standard and a longer model with a numeric keypad (pretty much what the company offers with all of its Magic Keyboards), running $149 and $179, respectively. There's also a $99 version that keeps the new rounded, compact design, but drops...
Tags: Apple, Tech, Apple Stores


Scan, pay, go: App Clip self-checkout comes to the Apple Store app

Apple is making it faster and easier than ever to buy accessories and cases at Apple Stores with a new self-checkout App Clip powered by...
Tags: Apple, Apple Stores


'Today at Apple' Session Explores How to Shoot and Edit 'Otherworldly' Photos in Night Mode on iPhone

A new "Today at Apple" session shared on YouTube today explores how to shoot and edit "otherworldly" photos in Night mode on an iPhone with the help of photographer Maria Lax and Landon, a Creative at Apple Grand Central in New York City. Apple says its free "Today at Apple" sessions are meant to inspire hands-on creativity in photography, art, design, video, coding, music, and more using Apple products and accessories like the iPhone, iPad, Mac, and Apple Pencil. Initially hosted exclusively a...
Tags: Apple, Youtube, New York City, Landon, Apple Stores, Today at Apple, Krista Porter, Maria Lax, Apple Pencil Initially


Aqara HomeKit Accessories Now Available From Online Apple Store in Europe

Aqara HomeKit accessories are now available from the Apple Store Online in a range of European countries, the company has today announced. Aqara products will be available from the Apple Store Online in France, Germany, Italy, Spain, and the UK. To date, Aqara products have only been stocked in Apple Stores in Mainland China, Hong Kong, and Macao. Review: Aqara Camera Hub G2H and Sensors Offer Easy Setup and Fast Response Times in Compact Designs The product lineup for ‌Apple Stores‌ in Eur...
Tags: South Korea, Europe, UK, Homekit, Apple Retail, Macao, Apple Stores, HomeKit Apple, France Germany Italy Spain, Mainland China Hong Kong, Aqara, Aqara Camera Hub, Fast Response Times, Apple Store Online


MagSafe Battery Pack Now Available for Apple Store Pickup

The newly-launched MagSafe Battery Pack for the iPhone 12 mini, iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Pro, and iPhone 12 Pro Max is now available for in-store pickup at Apple Stores in a range of countries and regions around the world. Spot checks show that customers in the U.S., Canada, UK, EU, Australia, Japan, and China can now place an order for a ‌MagSafe Battery Pack‌ on Apple's website or in the Apple Store app and arrange for in-store pickup at a local retail location. In-store pickup may be one of th...
Tags: Apple, Featured, China, United States, Apple Retail, Magsafe, Apple Stores, MagSafe Apple, MagSafe Battery Pack, U S Canada UK EU Australia Japan


MagSafe Battery Pack Now Available for In-Store Pickup in UK, EU, Australia, Japan, and China

The newly-launched MagSafe Battery Pack for the iPhone 12 mini, iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Pro, and iPhone 12 Pro Max is now available for in-store pickup at Apple Stores in a range of countries and regions outside the United States. Spot checks show that customers in the UK, EU, Australia, Japan, and China can now place an order for a ‌MagSafe Battery Pack‌ on Apple's website or in the Apple Store app and arrange for in-store pickup at a local retail location. In-store pickup may be one of the on...
Tags: Apple, UK, China, United States, Apple Retail, Magsafe, Apple Stores, Australia Japan, MagSafe Apple, MagSafe Battery Pack, United States Spot, UK EU Australia Japan


Some Apple Stores Decorated in Flag Colors to Celebrate New International Apple Watch Bands

Apple has decorated some of its retail stores around the world with a series of colorful stripes that are designed to celebrate the International Collection of Apple Watch bands that were released in June. Image via Storetellee Several photos of the decorated Apple Store locations have been shared on Twitter, showing off stripes in different country colors. Both the new Apple Watch bands and the striped Apple Store decorations come ahead of the 2021 Olympic Games that are set to begin in Tok...
Tags: Apple, Apple Store, Apple Retail, Tokyo Japan, Apple Stores, Kurz, Japan Italy, Szene, Sport Loop, Storetellee Several


'Today at Apple' Sessions Coming to YouTube, Starting With 'Peanuts' Video

Apple today announced that its free "Today at Apple" creative sessions are expanding to YouTube, as reported by CNET. The first session on YouTube was uploaded today and explores how to draw yourself as a "Peanuts" character in the Pages app using an iPad and Apple Pencil with the help of Apple TV+ series "The Snoopy Show" storyboard artist Krista Porter and Apple retail employee Anthony. Apple plans to upload additional sessions to YouTube over time. "Today at Apple" sessions were initially h...
Tags: Apple, Youtube, Cnet, Apple Stores, Today at Apple, Krista Porter, Anthony Apple


While some Apple employees aren't happy with hybrid work plans, those on the retail front line are probably delighted

In-store/work-from-home arrangement extended to Apple Store Geniuses The crowds at physical Apple Stores must be staying away, judging by a reported move by the megacorp to allow its blue-T-shirted retail elves to work from home in a similar manner to its office workers.…
Tags: Apple, Software, Apple Stores


Apple Launches Limited In-Person Apple Camp Sessions for Kids

Apple today began accepting registrations for Apple Camp, a summer program for children that's held in Apple retail locations. Apple is hosting limited sessions in Apple Stores this year, a departure from last year when Apple Camp transitioned to an in-home experience. Apple Camp is open to children aged 8 to 12, but sessions are highly limited and generally only available in major cities like San Francisco, Los Angeles, and New York. Right now, Apple is offering one session on the Clips app...
Tags: Apple, Apple Store, Garageband, Apple Retail, Apple Stores, San Francisco Los Angeles, Apple Camp, Apple Camp Apple, New York Right now Apple


Beats Studio Buds Launch Today With Apple Store Pickup Now Available

Today marks the launch of Apple's new Beats Studio Buds wireless earbuds, with pre-orders beginning to arrive to customers and same-day pickup now available at select Apple Stores in the United States and Canada. Additional retailers like Best Buy, Target, and Walmart are also selling the earbuds, which come in white, black, and red. Priced at $149.99, the Beats Studio Buds feature a compact round design without any "stems" dropping below the ears. Like the AirPods Pro, the Beats Studio Buds ...
Tags: Apple, Featured, Siri, Walmart, Canada, United States, Beats, Apple Stores, MacRumors, Beats Studio Buds


Apple Stores Won't See 'Major Shift' in Operations After Reopening Worldwide

Apple's retail chief Deirdre O'Brien recently spoke with CNBC's Josh Lipton about the future of Apple Stores amid a transition to a post-pandemic world. As noted by 9to5Mac's Michael Steeber, June 15 marked the first day that all Apple Store locations were open around the world, as public health restrictions begin to ease in many countries. O'Brien confirmed that all Apple Store locations are now open, adding that more people are getting out and about as life returns to a more familiar state....
Tags: Apple, Apple Store, Cnbc, Brien, Downtown Los Angeles, Apple Stores, Michael Steeber, Josh Lipton, Deirdre O Brien


Get an early look inside Apple's newest store that's opening in an iconic theater after a meticulous 3-year renovation effort

Apple Apple is opening a new retail store in downtown Los Angeles on Thursday. The location is an historic theater the iPhone maker converted over a three-year period. The company shared an early look of the space that will greet customers when doors open. See more stories on Insider's business page. Apple offered an early look at its newest retail store location at the historic Tower Theater in downtown Los Angeles before it opens to the public on Thursday.The project was first annou...
Tags: Apple, Los Angeles, Trends, Features, Retail, Theater, Renovation, Apple Apple, Apple Stores, Charles Lee, Tech Insider, DOMINICK REUTER, Tower Theater, Deirdre O Brien, Newsroom Affiliate