Apple cancels all ‘Today at Apple’ sessions across U.S. and Canada

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Apple stores are starting to look sparse.
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Apple is continuing to take preventative measures against the coronavirus outbreak in the U.S. by canceling all ‘Today at Apple’ sessions at Apple stores in the U.S. and Canada.

Earlier this week, ‘Today at Apple’ sessions in Seattle and San Francisco stores were canceled until March 29. Cult of Mac confirmed Friday that the company has canceled all further sessions at all retail locations in the U.S. and Canada for the foreseeable future.

Apple closes all 17 stores in Italy [Updated]

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Apple is closed for business in Italy.
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Apple is set to shutter all of its stores in Italy beginning Thursday until further notice as the country goes into total lockdown due to concerns over the coronavirus outbreak.

All 17 stores in Italy have updated their webpages showing that doors will close early Wednesday and the company isn’t saying when they will be reopened.

Apple cancels all ‘Today at Apple’ classes in Seattle and San Francisco

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Apple Union Square won‘t be holding “Today at Apple” classes for weeks.
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Apple cancelled classes in its retail stores in two cities in California and Washington where the novel coronavirus is spreading. A check of the calendar for “Today at Apple” in both Seattle and San Francisco finds nothing scheduled.

However, this doesn’t seem to be a first step toward closing the Apple Stores in these cities. Even temporarily.

Apple cancels ‘Today at Apple’ sessions in Italy amid COVID-19 outbreak

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Apple Oriocenter is closed for now.
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Apple on Friday cancelled its “Today at Apple” sessions across all stores in Italy amid the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak.

Apple Oriocenter, a store in Italy’s Bergamo Province, is also closed temporarily as Apple makes efforts to help contain the spread of the coronavirus. It is currently out of action until March 8.

Apple spotlights female artists with 5,000 creative sessions

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Apple celebrates International Women’s Day with a special Today at Apple Series in its retail stores.
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Throughout March, select Apple Stores will host “She Creates” sessions led by women from across industries and mediums. This includes co-chair of the Women’s March Linda Sarsour, musicians Meghan Trainor and Victoria Monét, designer Carla Fernández, and many more.

Apple’s ‘She Creates’ sessions celebrate International Women’s Day all March long

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The 'She Creates' sessions will be available all of March.
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Apple plans to celebrate International Women’s Day throughout the entire month of March with some special Today at Apple sessions that encourage women to explore their creativity.

The new ‘She Creates’ series of sessions will be available at Apple Stores from March 1 to March 31, giving visitors hands-on training for coding, photography, augmented reality and more.

Trippy video shot on iPhone will blow your mind

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Glacier raises the bar for Shot on iPhone videos.
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Great looking shot on iPhone videos are a dime a dozen nowadays, but I guarantee you’ve never seen anything like this one.

The creative team behind Vallee Duhamel pushed the iPhone XS Max camera to its limit for their conceptual video Glacier that has to be seen to be believed. Apple commissioned the video to be made for one of its Today at Apple sessions and will be playing it at stores worldwide to inspire iPhone owners to push their own creativity.

Buckle up for a short film that’s out of this world:

Apple will hype TV+ shows in upcoming creative sessions at Fifth Avenue store

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Apple recently reopened its Fifth Avenue Apple Store.
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Apple is using its Apple Store “Today at Apple” creative sessions to showcase Apple TV+ content. As part of upcoming events at its newly reopened Fifth Avenue Apple Store, Apple will focus on promoting films and TV shows from its streaming video service.

In one case this will involve an appearance from the crew behind the production.

Remix Billie Eilish in newest Today at Apple session

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Billie Elish's Lab is available in Apple stores.
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Move over Madonna. Apple is bringing in pop teen sensation Billie Eilish for the second session of its Remix Music lab.

Eilish, whose song “Bad Boy” has been tearing up the music charts all summer. Now you’ll be able to visit an Apple store to learn about her song “You Should See Me in a Crown” and learn how to remix it.