First Indian Apple store will open in Mumbai mall

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Apple's first Indian Apple Store will be located in Mumbai mall
Apple will no longer have to make do with selling through resellers.
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Apple has reportedly selected the location for its first Apple Store in India. The store will be located in Maker Maxity mall in Mumbai, India’s most populous city with a population of around 18 million.

Cupertino is aiming for a September 2020 opening for the Mumbai Apple store. That’s around the time Apple should release the next-gen iPhone.

Thieves steal dozens of iPhones from Apple Store in Canada

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Apple Store was robbed Saturday night.
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A group of thieves robbed an Apple Store in Canada over the weekend, making off with dozens of iPhones.

The incident took place at the Apple Store in Calgary’s Chinook Center on Saturday night. The thieves were captured on surveillance video. However, they were able to get away with the stolen handsets.

10.2-inch iPad hits Apple Store shelves

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The quickest way to get the new 10.2-inch iPad is to go to an Apple retail store today.
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The latest iPad just made its appearance in Apple retail locations. Those eager to get their hands on the first 10.2-inch budget tablet with iPadOS can hurry to the nearest store to pick one up now.

This is currently a quicker option than ordering the seventh-generation iPad for home shipment.

An unlikely friendship: Woz and Steve-O visit the Apple Store

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Back in the 1970s, Steve Wozniak made friends with another Steve called Steve Jobs. They went on to found a $1 trillion company called Apple. Here in 2019, Steve Wozniak is friends with another guy called Steve. Former Jackass star Steve-O. Yes, really.

In a new video posted to Steve-O’s YouTube channel, he takes a trip to the Apple Store with Woz to buy a new MacBook. Because, as co-founder of Apple, Woz gets a 10% employee discount on all products. Check it out.

Get ready for your iPhone 11 pre-order with the iPhone Upgrade Program

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Get ready for your new iPhone 11 right now.
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The iPhone Upgrade Program is Apple’s equivalent of a carrier’s monthly contract. You can upgrade your iPhone every year, and pay a monthly fee instead of buying the handset outright. The upgrade path is simple — there’s a new iPhone every year, and you can upgrade every year. Here’s how to get ready so you can be ready for iPhone 11 preorders this Friday.

Refreshed Fifth Avenue store is as multicolored as the classic Apple logo

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The Fifth Avenue Apple Store just got a splash of (every) color.
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Apple’s Fifth Avenue Apple Store refurb has being going on since 2017 — and it looks like it’ll be worth the wait.

According to new images, the iconic glass cube is getting a slightly psychedelic upgrade, with an iridescent coating that reflects every color under the sun. It’s a neat, attention-grabbing nod to the classic Apple rainbow logo which disappeared 20 years ago last month.

Thieves rob Apple Store in San Mateo, escape with 40 items

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A (somewhat retro) picture of the Apple Store in San Mateo.
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An Apple Store in San Mateo’s Hillsdale Shopping Center was targeted by a trio of thieves Thursday night. They escaped from the San Mateo robbery with 40 Apple products.

The San Mateo robbery was reported at 9.01pm Thursday. Cops arrived within two minutes, but the thieves had already escaped. A high-speed pursuit then took place. However, the thieves got away.