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Apple Starts Work On First Belgian Retail Store In Ghent

Apple Starts Work On First Belgian Retail Store In Ghent

The Veldstraat in Ghent, the location of Apple’s first Belgian retail store.

Apple has reportedly started work on its first retail store in Belgium, which will be located in the city of Ghent in the Veldstraat shopping center. The store is expected to open in late 2012 — in time for the holiday season — or in early 2013.

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Some Apple Stores Now Use Special Dock Connectors To Stop iOS Devices From Being Stolen

Some Apple Stores Now Use Special Dock Connectors To Stop iOS Devices From Being Stolen

This dock connector will prevent iOS devices from being stolen from the Apple Store.

Apple retail stores are now installing special dock connectors to prevent iOS devices from being stolen. They look just like the regular USB cable that ships with every iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch, but they feature a nifty anti-left lock that prevents them from being removed from the device — essentially tethering the unit to the table.

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OS X Mountain Lion’s Free Up-To-Date Program Is Now Live

OS X Mountain Lion’s Free Up-To-Date Program Is Now Live

It took a good half hour, but Apple has now activated OS X Mountain Lion’s free up-to-date program following this morning’s release, allowing users with a qualifying Mac to get their hands on the latest release without paying a penny. All you need to qualify is a new Mac purchased after June 11, 2012.

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Apple Hopes To Increase Genius Bar Capacity With New Table Layout

Apple Hopes To Increase Genius Bar Capacity With New Table Layout

Apple’s new Genius Bar layout provides room for 12 customers instead of the usual 7.

As Apple’s devices become increasingly popular, so do its retail stores. It’s almost impossible to walk into one and see a Genius without an appointment, and even with an appointment you can almost guarantee there will be a lengthy wait. But Apple hopes to improve this with a new Genius Bar layout that increases capacity from 7 to 12 customers, simply by turning a table 90° and adding a few extra stools.

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Customer Sues Apple For $1 Million After Breaking Nose On Glass Door

Customer Sues Apple For $1 Million After Breaking Nose On Glass Door

Both the front and rear of Apple's Manhasset store feature glass walls and doors.

Apple is being sued by an 83-year-old lady who broke her nose on a glass door while visiting its retail store in Manhasset, New York. Evelyn Paswall wants $75,000 in medical expenses, in addition to punitive damages for negligence totaling $1 million.

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New iPad Shipping Delays Are Already Easing For Apple’s Online Store

New iPad Shipping Delays Are Already Easing For Apple’s Online Store

Buy a new iPad today and you'll only wait 1-2 weeks for shipping.

Having slipped to 2-3 weeks last week, shipping times for the new iPad through Apple’s online store have already eased to just 1-2 weeks.

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Apple’s Next Retail Store Will Be Almost Entirely Transparent

Apple’s Next Retail Store Will Be Almost Entirely Transparent

It seems the refurbishment to Apple’s Fifth Avenue retail store in New York City may have been a practice run for something a little more elaborate. Take a look at the picture above; that’s a new Apple retail store that’s coming to France and it’ll be almost entirely transparent.

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Hundreds Turn Out For iPhone 4S Launch In China

Hundreds Turn Out For iPhone 4S Launch In China

There are still nearly 12 hours to go before Apple’s iPhone 4S makes it debut in China, but hundreds are already lining up outside of five Apple retail stores in the hope that they will be one of the first to get their hands on the fifth-generation device.

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Apple Will Hold January 6 Shopping Event For Lunar New Year

Apple Will Hold January 6 Shopping Event For Lunar New Year

Like its Black Friday shopping event held for those in the U.S. and other Western territories back in November, Apple is set to celebrate the Year of the Dragon with a shopping event on January 6 for customers in China/Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, and the Philippines.

The company promises the one-day sale will provide “amazing iPad, iPod, and Mac gifts for everyone.”

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