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Apple Recloses 11 Stores in Southern California, Maryland, Ohio, and Tennessee

Apple is reclosing 11 additional retail stores in the U.S. because of local increases in coronavirus infections. As reported by 9to5Mac, the stores are located in California, Maryland, Ohio, and Tennessee, and add to the two stores that temporarily closed earlier this week, bringing the total Apple retail store reclosures in the country to 91. […]

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Apple Stores Now Offering ‘Shop With a Specialist’ Appointments

Apple retail stores are now accepting appointments from customers who want to book a time at a local store to make a purchase with the one-on-one help of an Apple specialist, similar to Genius Bar reservations. The continued spread of the coronavirus in the United States and other countries has led Apple to implement safety […]

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Apple Stores in Victoria, Australia to Reclose Following Return of Lockdown

Four Apple stores in Victoria, Australia are set to reclose for up to six weeks from July 9, following a spike in coronavirus infections in the state. As reported by 9to5Mac, Apple Highpoint in Melbourne was the first store to reclose on July 2 as the deteriorating health situation prompted a reintroduction of stage three […]

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Apple Launches In-Store Mac Trade-In Program in the U.S. and Canada

Linksys Launches Affordable Max-Stream AX1800 Mesh WiFi 6 Router Linksys today announced the launch of a new WiFi 6 router, adding the Max-Stream AX1800 Mesh WiFi 6 Router (MR7350) to its router lineup. Priced at $149.99, the Max-Stream AX1800 router is Linksys’ most affordable WiFi 6 option. WiFi 6, otherwise known as 802.11ax, is the […]

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Eero WiFi Products Available in Apple Retail Stores This Week

Back in May, Apple’s online store began offering eero’s lineup of mesh WiFi products, and this week, eero devices are also available for purchase in Apple’s retail stores. As outlined in a recent blog post, eero devices are being made available in Apple retail stores in the United States, Canada, UK, Germany, France, Italy, and […]

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Apple to Launch In-Store Mac Trade-In Program in the U.S. and Canada Next Week

Apple is planning to launch a Mac trade-in program at its retail stores in the United States and Canada next week, reports Bloomberg. The new program, which kicks off on June 15 in the United States and June 18 in Canada, will allow customers to exchange a Mac for credit that can be put on […]

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‘Hatch Restore’ Smart Sleep Solution Now Available From Apple’s Online Store

Apple Releases Apple Watch Sport Bands in New Summer Colors Apple today updated its Sport Bands designed for the Apple Watch with new summer colors that include Seafoam, Vitamin C, Linen Blue, and Coastal Gray. The new bands, which are priced at $49 each like other Sport Bands, can be purchased from Apple’s online store […]

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Apple Details Safety Measures When Reopening Apple Retail Stores, Including Curbside Pickup and Drop-off Option

Apple Senior Vice President of Retail & People Deidre O’Brien today published a letter regarding Apple’s approach on the reopening of retail stores. O’Brien mentioned that over 100 stores globally have already reopened their doors. The letter notes that when a store does reopen, face coverings will be required for both Apple employees and customers. […]

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Eero Mesh WiFi Products Now Available From Apple’s Online Store

Apple Goes on Cloud Computing Hiring Spree Apple has hired multiple well-known software engineers with cloud computing expertise in recent months, according to a report from tech site Protocol. The range of employees Apple has hired has created “a stir” in the “tight-knit cloud community,” and is a sign that Apple is perhaps planning to […]

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Apple Store’s Temperature Checks May Violate EU Privacy Rules, Says German Data Protection Office

Apple has started reopening its retail stores worldwide, and is taking multiple measures to make sure customers and staff continue to stay safe during the global health crisis. One of these measures includes temperature checks for customers before they’re allowed to enter one of Apple’s stores using a non-contact forehead thermometer. A data protection agency […]

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Apple Preparing Retail Employees to Return to Work With Tips From South Korea Reopening

Apple in mid-April reopened Apple Garosugil, its lone store in South Korea, located in the Seoul’s Gangnam District. Apple’s South Korea reopening has served as a test ground for further store reopenings, and Apple created an instructional video on reopening practices that’s now being shared with other retail employees around the world as they prepare […]

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Apple Expecting to Reopen ‘Many More’ Stores in May

Deidre O’Brien, Apple’s vice president of retail and people, today told Apple employees that “many more” Apple Stores are set to start reopening in May. O’Brien made the comments during a weekly video update shared with staff, according to Bloomberg. “We are continuing to analyze this health situation in every location, and I do expect […]

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