Union Square Apple Store, Steve Jobs ‘word’ painting, and more

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Take a peek at Apple’s most amazing store on the West Coast. The Union Square store promises to be every bit as iconic as Apple’s cube on Fifth Avenue, thanks to its incredible glass and metal design and a new prominent location in San Francisco’s popular luxury shopping district.

All this, and much much more in this week’s Cult of Mac Magazine.

Here are this week’s top stories.

Proof that Apple’s first Brooklyn store is on the way

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A CGI rendering showing how Apple's first Brooklyn store is set to look.
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Apple’s long-awaited first brick-and-mortar retail store in Brooklyn has been confirmed by a series of job listings posted by Apple.

Jobs include Creatives, Experts, Specialists, Retail Managers, Senior Managers, Geniuses and other positions, on both Apple’s job site and on LinkedIn.

Apple gives sneak preview of flagship Union Square store

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Apple has put the finishing touches on its new flagship store in San Francisco this week and gave the press an early preview of the store that is set to open to the public this weekend.

The Union Square store promises to be every bit as iconic as Apple’s cube on Fifth Avenue, thanks to its incredible glass and metal design and a new prominent location in San Francisco’s popular luxury shopping district.

Take a peek at Apple’s most amazing store on the West Coast:

Apple opened its first retail stores 15 years ago today

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Customers queuing outside an Apple Store in San Francisco.
Photo: Jim Merithew/Cult of Mac

Fifteen years ago today, Apple opened the doors of its first two brick-and-mortar retail stores in McLean, Virginia and Glendale, California.

For a trip down memory lane (a nice way of saying “a way to make you feel really old”), check out the below video of Steve Jobs offering a personal guided tour of what customers setting foot in an official Apple Store could expect.