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Select Apple Stores Remain Open Temporarily for Customers With Pending Sales and Repair Pickups

New MacBook Air Possible as Early as Next Week Last March, MacRumors received an anonymous tip claiming that Apple would announce new iPad, iMac, and iPod models with three consecutive days of press releases the following week, and that information proved to be two-thirds accurate with new iPad Air and iPad mini models announced on […]

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Apple Closes All Retail Stores in Spain Due to Coronavirus

Camera Comparison: iPhone 11 Pro Max vs. Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra Earlier this week we picked up a Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra and did a feature overview to see if it’s worth $1,400, but we also thought we’d take a deeper look at Samsung’s newest smartphone to see how the cameras measure up to the […]

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Apple Cancels Today at Apple Sessions Until at Least April 5, Boosts Mac Stock in Stores

Camera Comparison: iPhone 11 Pro Max vs. Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra Earlier this week we picked up a Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra and did a feature overview to see if it’s worth $1,400, but we also thought we’d take a deeper look at Samsung’s newest smartphone to see how the cameras measure up to the […]

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Apple Store Employee on Leave in Santa Monica Contracts COVID-19

An Apple Store employee from the Third St. Promenade store located in Santa Monica, California tested positive for COVID-19 yesterday, reports TechCrunch. The employee had been on leave to care for a relative since March 2, 10 days before being diagnosed. Apple says that it consulted health experts and did an overnight deep cleaning of […]

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‘Today at Apple’ Sessions Suspended at All Apple Stores in U.S. and Canada Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

Camera Comparison: iPhone 11 Pro Max vs. Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra Earlier this week we picked up a Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra and did a feature overview to see if it’s worth $1,400, but we also thought we’d take a deeper look at Samsung’s newest smartphone to see how the cameras measure up to the […]

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Apple Limits AirPods and Apple Watch Try-Ons in Retail Stores to Prevent Coronavirus Spread

Camera Comparison: iPhone 11 Pro Max vs. Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra Earlier this week we picked up a Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra and did a feature overview to see if it’s worth $1,400, but we also thought we’d take a deeper look at Samsung’s newest smartphone to see how the cameras measure up to the […]

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Apple Closes All Retail Stores in Italy Due to Coronavirus [Updated]

Camera Comparison: iPhone 11 Pro Max vs. Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra Earlier this week we picked up a Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra and did a feature overview to see if it’s worth $1,400, but we also thought we’d take a deeper look at Samsung’s newest smartphone to see how the cameras measure up to the […]

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Apple Giving Retail Workers Experiencing Coronavirus Symptoms Unlimited Sick Leave

Camera Comparison: iPhone 11 Pro Max vs. Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra Earlier this week we picked up a Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra and did a feature overview to see if it’s worth $1,400, but we also thought we’d take a deeper look at Samsung’s newest smartphone to see how the cameras measure up to the […]

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Today at Apple Sessions in Seattle and San Francisco Bay Areas Canceled Due to Coronavirus

Camera Comparison: iPhone 11 Pro Max vs. Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra Earlier this week we picked up a Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra and did a feature overview to see if it’s worth $1,400, but we also thought we’d take a deeper look at Samsung’s newest smartphone to see how the cameras measure up to the […]

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‘Today at Apple’ Sessions Suspended in Italy Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

“Today at Apple” sessions have been suspended at all Apple Stores in Italy through at least March 19, as noted by setteBIT and iMore, presumably as a precautionary measure due to the ongoing COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak.Italy has been hit particularly bad by the coronavirus outbreak, with nearly 4,000 infections reported in the country, according to […]

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Apple Retail Stores Warned About Replacement iPhone Shortages Due to Coronavirus

Apple recently warned technical support staff at its retail stores that replacement iPhones are in short supply, reports Bloomberg.Replacement iPhones for heavily damaged devices are expected to face supply constraints for two to four weeks. Apple Store employees have been informed that they can mail replacement iPhones to customers and provide loaner devices to ease […]

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Apple Celebrates International Women’s Day by Highlighting Apps, TV Shows, Podcasts and More Made by Women

Apple today formally announced its upcoming “She Creates” initiative at Apple Stores, which will see Apple host more than 5,000 Today at Apple sessions highlighting inspiring female creators using photography, design, technology, business, and film to “to address tough topics, explore new perspectives and empower their communities.” “Celebrating the work, spirit and contributions of women […]

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Over Half of Apple’s Retail Stores in China Reopened Amid Ongoing Coronavirus Outbreak

Apple has now reopened 29 of its 42 retail locations in China, according to Apple’s store websites in the country that were reviewed by Bloomberg. Many of Apple’s stores in China have been shut down for the last few weeks due to the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak.Most locations that have been reopened continue to operate on […]

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Apple Retail Stores Celebrating Upcoming International Women’s Day With Today at Apple Sessions

In celebration of International Women’s Day, set to take place on March 8, Apple is hosting a series of “She Creates” workshops that will be held at Apple retail stores from March 1 to March 31.According to Apple, there will be hands-on sessions that “explore new perspectives” using iPad, iPhone, and Mac, along with opportunities […]

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Apple Stores in Beijing Screening Customers for Fever Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

As expected, Apple reopened its five retail stores in the Beijing area today as the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak in China continues.In a video shared by CNBC senior correspondent Eunice Yoon, Apple employees can be seen checking the body temperatures of customers as they enter the store for signs of fever. Yoon says Apple is also […]

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Apple Could Owe Millions for Off-the-Clock Employee Bag Searches in California

Apple broke California law when it failed to pay employees for time spent waiting for mandatory bag searches at the end of their shifts, the California Supreme Court ruled today. [PDF]The unanimous court decision, shared today by Bloomberg Law and The Los Angeles Times, dates back to a class action lawsuit filed against Apple in […]

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Apple Stores in Beijing Reopening Tomorrow With Limited Hours, Other Chinese Stores Remain Closed

Apple has updated its website to indicate that all five of its retail stores in the Beijing area will be reopening February 14 with limited hours of 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. local time until further notice, as noted by Reuters.Apple has yet to announce reopening dates for its other stores in mainland China, which […]

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Apple Closes All Stores, Corporate Offices, and Contact Centers in China Through February 9 Due to Coronavirus Outbreak

Apple today announced that it has closed all of its corporate offices, stores, and contact centers in mainland China through February 9 due to the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak, out of an abundance of caution.In a statement shared by Bloomberg‘s Mark Gurman, Apple said it will continue to closely monitor the situation: Our thoughts are with […]

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Apple Temporarily Closes Two Additional Stores in China Due to Coronavirus

As the coronavirus outbreak in China continues to spread, Apple today shuttered two more of its retail locations in the country. Stores located in Nanjing and Fuzhou, China, have been temporarily closed, according to Bloomberg.During yesterday’s earnings call, Apple CEO Tim Cook confirmed that one store location in Qingdao, China had already been shut down, […]

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Apple Celebrating Chinese New Year With Heartwarming Short Film, Today at Apple Sessions, and Gift Guide

Apple has shared a heartwarming short film about three generations of Chinese women coming together for the Chinese New Year. The video, starring leading Chinese actress Zhou Xun, was shot on the iPhone 11 Pro.Prominently featured on Apple’s website in China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan, the short film was directed by Academy Award nominee Theodore […]

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