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Apple Planning To Build Mega-Apple Store In Paris?

Apple Planning To Build Mega-Apple Store In Paris?

The Champs-Élysées in Paris is the Mecca of shopping in France. Its swanky shops, cinemas, and cafés, ooze with exuberant fashions that appear far more sophisticated than any European counterpart. It’s the perfect place for a Mega-Apple Store, and if rumors are to be believed, Apple may be planning to move in pretty soon.

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Londoners Go Mad for the iPhone 4S on Launch Day [Gallery]

Londoners Go Mad for the iPhone 4S on Launch Day [Gallery]

Image courtesy of Pocket-lint

Londoners who can’t wait to get their hands on the new iPhone 4S have been forming huge queues outside of Apple’s Covent Garden and Regent Street retail stores this morning, hoping to get their hands on the latest device before they’re all gone. Here’s a few snaps from the U.K. stores.

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Motorbike Gang Targets Covent Garden Apple Store as iPhone Camper Sleeps Outside

Motorbike Gang Targets Covent Garden Apple Store as iPhone Camper Sleeps Outside

Image courtesy of Robert Shoesmith

A gang of 14 thieves arrived on mopeds to raid Apple’s flagship store in Covent Garden, London, in the early hours of this morning and made off with a handful of valuable Macs and iOS devices. Robert Shoesmith, a man who is already camping out for the iPhone 4S, was woken up when the store’s alarm went off at around 1:15 AM.

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Apple’s Flagship Covent Garden Store Gets Gutted for Live Stream of Today’s Event

Apple’s Flagship Covent Garden Store Gets Gutted for Live Stream of Today’s Event

Apple’s flagship Covent Garden store in London has been gutted today to make room for European journalists who will be flocking to catch a live-stream of the Cupertino company’s iPhone media event.

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Apple Will Not Live-Stream Today’s iPhone Media Event

Apple Will Not Live-Stream Today’s iPhone Media Event

If, like me, you were hoping to keep up with Apple’s announcements today via a live video stream straight out of Cupertino, then we have bad news for you: Tim Cook will not be gracing the airwaves for an instant live-stream.

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Apple to Stream iPhone Event to UK’s Covent Garden Store

Apple to Stream iPhone Event to UK’s Covent Garden Store

Due to its location in a historic building and its need to be restored from the ground up, the Covent Garden Apple Store in London was the world's most expensive Apple Store to build, costing more than $35 million.

For the first time, Apple is using one of its retail locations to announce a new product. Although next week’s iPhone event happens in Cupertino, Calif., the tech giant will stream the goings-on to London’s Covent Garden Apple store.

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