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Apple Posts Full Video Of Today’s Incredible Education Event In NYC

Apple Posts Full Video Of Today’s Incredible Education Event In NYC

If you missed this morning’s Education Event at the Guggenheim in New York City and our live blog coverage wasn’t good enough for you, Apple has posted up the full footage of the event over on their site. You can stream it here or download through iTunes here.

It was a fantastic event, but man, do I wish Steve could have been there.

NYC Cops Bust 141 Members Of Stolen iPhone Crime Ring

NYC Cops Bust 141 Members Of Stolen iPhone Crime Ring

iPhone 3GS and iPhone 4 (Photo by jabella - http://flic.kr/p/8daW3f)

Psst. You wanna buy a stolen iPhone or iPad? New York City police say the iPhone is such in demand shop owners will buy the handset even when they know the device was stolen. The NYPD recently arrested 141 employees who purchased hot iPhones to sell at pawnshops, grocery stores and barbershops.

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Check Out The Insanely Huge Crowd That Showed Up For Apple’s Grand Central Opening [Photo]

Check Out The Insanely Huge Crowd That Showed Up For Apple’s Grand Central Opening [Photo]

Holy crap. Check out this photograph of all the people who queued up for the opening of Apple’s new Grand Central Terminal location, as photographed by Fortune’s Philip Elmer-DeWitt. You’d think this was an iPhone 5 launch!

Also interesting to me: look at the number of Apple Geniuses on hand. Most stores would be lucky to have that many customers at once, let alone need that number of employees to handle their customer base.

Check Out This Video Walkthrough Of Apple’s Huge New Grand Central Location

We’ve seen a lot of images of the inside of the new Grand Central Terminal Apple Store ahead of its Friday grand opening scheduled for 10AM, but up until I saw this three-minute YouTube video walking through it, I had no idea just how big the space was.

It’s just huge. I suppose it would have to be, given the amount of traffic this store is going to get, but even so, it’s going to take the average person at least a few minutes to walk from one end to the other.

Can’t Wait Until Friday? Here’s The Inside Of The New Grand Central Apple Store [Photos]

Can’t Wait Until Friday? Here’s The Inside Of The New Grand Central Apple Store [Photos]

Apple’s latest flagship store in New York City’s Grand Central Terminal is set to finally open Friday at 9 AM. While we’ve seen multiple shots of the store’s covered exterior, and even a concept of what the interior will look like, we have yet to see Apple’s finished product on the inside.

Some photos taken inside Apple’s new retail store reveal the Genius Bar and more.

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New York City’s MTA Tells Grand Central Apple Store Critics: ‘Bring It On’

New York City’s MTA Tells Grand Central Apple Store Critics: ‘Bring It On’

Courtesy 9to5Mac.com

Earlier this week, we reported on a controversy surrounding Apple’s Grand Central Store, set to open Saturday. Critics are blaming New York City’s mass transit agency for inking a ‘sweetheart’ deal giving the tech giant a huge break on the lease cost. The MTA is now fighting back, telling those wanting an investigation into the Apple store to “bring it on.”

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New York State Is Investigating Apple’s ‘Unique’, Dirt Cheap Grand Central Station Deal

New York State Is Investigating Apple’s ‘Unique’, Dirt Cheap Grand Central Station Deal

How proposed Grand Central Apple Store May Look

New York State regulators are investigating whether Apple got a ‘sweetheart deal’ when it leased space for its largest store in the city’s Grand Central Station. Reportedly, Apple paid the city’s MTA $60 per square foot for space that normally leases for more than $200. Did Apple throw around its marketing muscle to gain preferential treatment? Politicians are up in arms as Apple preps the the location for a Saturday unveiling.

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Apple’s New Store In Grand Central Station Won’t Be Open For Black Friday [Rumor]

Apple’s New Store In Grand Central Station Won’t Be Open For Black Friday [Rumor]

It was recently reported that Apple was putting the finishing touches on its new flagship store in New York City’s Grand Central Station. The store was supposed to be unveiled to the public by Black Friday on November 25th or during this upcoming weekend.

Eager shoppers will apparently have to wait to drop their hard earned cash on Apple products in Grand Central Station, as the store’s opening “won’t be any time too soon.”

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Apple’s Grand Central Store Could Be Cheapest in NYC

Apple’s Grand Central Store Could Be Cheapest in NYC

How proposed Grand Central Apple Store May Look

Although not the smallest, Apple’s planned store in New York City’s Grand Central Terminal could be the tech giant’s cheapest Big Apple location. The backdrop of countless movies, the cavernous Grand Central turns out to be less expensive than your average Manhattan store front.

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Apple Will Temporarily Close And Replace SoHo NYC Store This Summer

Apple Will Temporarily Close And Replace SoHo NYC Store This Summer

Apple’s currently in the process of sprucing up their New York retail locations, most notably taking down and reinstalling the 5th Avenue Store’s iconic Glass Cube. But the slate of renovations won’t end there: Apple will also close its landmark SoHo store this summer and replace it with a temp location somewhere else within Manhattan to compensate.

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