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Apple Stores are set for a ‘premium’ makeover this July

Inside Apple's Upper East Side store

Inside Apple’s Upper East Side store

Apple’s new store in New York’s Upper East Side might be the most posh retail location the iPhone-maker has ever opened, but according to a new report, Jony Ive and Angela Ahrendts have tag-teamed some new design changes for other stores that will give them more of a ‘premium feel.’

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Apple Stores allegedly receive first shipments of Apple Watch units

Apple Stores finally have Apple Watch in stock

Apple Stores finally have Apple Watch in stock

Still waiting for your Apple Watch pre-order to arrive? It might be time to just cancel your order and head down to the local Apple Store.

Apple Stores have allegedly started receiving their first initial shipments of Apple Watch units for sale through in-store reservations and personal pickup when purchased online, claims a new report.

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Apple wants to stop rivals ripping off one of its most iconic retail store designs

Apple's second most recognizable Apple Store designs?

Apple’s second most recognizable Apple Store design?

In the West, the most iconic Apple Store is probably the company’s glass cube for its Fifth Avenue flagship store in New York. In the East, however, arguably Apple’s most recognizable retail outlet design is the 30-foot glass cylinder used for both the company’s Shanghai and Chongqing Apple Stores.

As Apple continues its rise in places like China, it is doing everything it can to stop rivals from ripping off its ideas — which is why it filed a design patent on the building, which was published today — naming none other than Steve Jobs as one of its inventors.

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Peek inside the just-opened Apple Store Upper East Side

Once a bank, the building at 940 Madison Ave. in New York's Upper East Side is now a swank Apple boutique.

Once a bank, the building at 940 Madison Ave. in New York’s Upper East Side is now a swank Apple boutique.

A New York building that once housed a bank has been transformed into a pristine Apple boutique. The Apple Store Upper East Side opened Saturday morning, giving a swarm of shoppers a chance to try on an Apple Watch in the former bank vault.

There’s no question that when you walk into this store, it’s to buy something high-end and fashionable. Take a look at the Instagram photos taken during today’s grand opening.

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Apple’s iconic Fifth Ave store to relocate during renovations

Steve Jobs originally wanted the Fifth Avenue Store to be even bigger.

Steve Jobs originally wanted the Fifth Avenue Store to be even bigger.

Apple is opening up its seventh store in New York City this weekend in the Upper East Side, right as its most iconic store on Fifth Ave prepares to undergo major renovations.

According to Apple Senior VP Angela Ahrendts, the company plans to renovate about 20 existing stores in the U.S., including ones on Fifth Avenue and San Francisco’s Union Square, due to the stores outgrowing their space.

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Apple Watch coming to retail stores and new countries this month

Apple Watch supply is finally catching up with demand.

Apple Watch supply is finally catching up with demand.

Apple has confirmed that the Apple Watch is coming to a slew of new countries, as well as Apple Stores, this month.

Beginning Friday, June 26, customers in Italy, Mexico, Singapore, South Korea, Spain, Switzerland and Taiwan will finally be able to throw down their cash for Apple’s debut wearable device by visiting the Apple Online Store or dropping into their local brick-and-mortar Apple retailer.

And that’s not all.

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Jawbone will make a return to Apple Stores this month

Jawbone's senior product manager Jason Donahue speaking in Japan.

Jawbone’s senior product manager Jason Donahue speaking in Japan.

Jawbone’s fitness-tracking devices were among those booted out of the Apple Store to make room for the Apple Watch, but according to Jawbone’s senior product manager Jason Donahue, they’re about to make a return.

Donahue revealed this tidbit during a presentation in Japan earlier today, during which he told the press that the new UP2 fitness band is expected to hit Japanese Apple Stores in early July — and U.S. Apple Stores even earlier than this.

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Apple’s fitness guru hits the road for tour of Asia and Australia

Jay Blahnik, Apple's Director of Fitness and Health Technologies;

Jay Blahnik, Apple’s Director of Fitness and Health Technologies

Apple Watch could become one of the most important devices you can shackle yourself to, so to amp up the Apple faithful into more heatlh-focused nerds, Apple has sent fitness guru Jay Blahnik on a special events tour in Australia, China and Japan.

Blahnik is touring the areas to talking to some of the biggest personal trainers about the intersection between fitness and technology. At the Apple Store in Sydney, Australian personal trainer Michelle Bridges sat down for an interview with Blahnik to talk about some of things she’s learned from filming the Australian version of The Biggest Loser.

You can watch part of their interview below:

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Upper East Side Apple Store will open June 13

Apple's classiest New York store yet?

Apple’s classiest New York store yet?

If you’re in and about New York after June 13 you’ll have an extra Apple Store to check out, since that marks the date when Apple will open its new retail location on Manhattan’s Upper East Side.

Signage was put up overnight, revealing that customers have just over two weeks to wait until construction is finished on the impressive 4,000-square foot upmarket retail outlet.

Not that everyone’s happy about it, of course.

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Get your Apple gear in hours: Apple now offering same-day delivery

Why visit the Apple Store when you can get stuff deliver same day?

Why visit the Apple Store when you can get stuff deliver same day?

Need a new Lightning cable right now but don’t have time to drive all the way to the Apple Store? Starting today you don’t even have to leave your couch to get your Apple fix, now that the Apple Store app has added same-day delivery via Postmates integration.

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