Seizing on the success of Apple and the, err, attempts of Samsung and Microsoft, Intel is jumping on the physical store bandwagon: it's opening a number of pop-up stores this month.
Yes, you are looking at a technical drawing of an Apple store. And yes, it does form part of an approved trademark request which means nobody can imitate Apple's temples to tech.
Platform 9¾, the spot at King's Cross station where young witches and wizards catch the Hogwarts Express, used to be marked only by a sign (and perhaps some light staining where Muggles tried to run through the wall). But as of this weekend, a Harry Potter shop sits between Platforms Nine and Ten. The 9¾ shop lets…
Rejoice, Apple junkies on a budget, for Apple's refurbished store is no longer completely empty. It's now loaded with a lot of deals with discounts up to 38 percent—all in stock.
What did T-Mobile do to this man? Why did he come into one of its stores like a slow-motion Hulk to smash everything inside and spray it all with a fire extinguisher? I don't have a clue, but it feels satisfying.
Normally an unmitigated disaster on the scale of the Nexus One would normally give a company pause, but not Google. The search giant is jumping back into competition with Apple and Amazon with potential plans to hock Android tablets on its website.
In a bid to use modern technology to recreate a dream of the 1970s, Whole Food has developed a shopping cart which uses Kinect and a tablet to follow you round the store and monitor what you buy. But who really cares?
Apple has just appointed John Browett, chief executive of UK electronics retailer Dixons, as its new vice-president of retail. It's the first external senior-executive appointment by Tim Cook, and will see Browett take over the whole of Apple's already incredibly successful retail strategy. No pressure, John. [The…
Google's not content with being just an online digital locker for your music, it wants you buy MP3s from it, too. A New York Times report suggests Google is looking to open an online MP3 store and is negotiating with the record labels to secure the necessary licensing agreements.
Wal-Mart and Facebook are unlikely bedfellows, but here they are cozying up together in a partnership that'll create custom Facebook pages for the retailer's 3,500 stores. This is the first time a retailer has used Facebook in this way.
I've asked for trial versions of iPhone and iPad apps since the beginning. Not lite versions, but complete apps that users can test for 24 hours before buying—or not. According to the latest iTunes beta, it may happen.
Before you start complaining about a force closed app on Android or a missing feature on iOS, give yourself a huge reality check by looking at the above image snagged from a September 1996 Best Buy flyer.
NYC's Metropolitan Transit Authority has released a couple renderings of what the new Grand Central Apple Store will look like. Of course, it will look stunning. But anything in the Grand Central atrium looks stunning. Even Phil Schiller's underpants.
So that hoax of an Apple Store in Kunming, China is under no illusions as to its legitimacy—it's unauthorized and lovin' it. Have a problem with the counterfeit operation? They couldn't care less, the WSJ reports.
Don't be deceived by the slick marketing materials and blue shirts with Apple logos. This is not an Apple Store. It's a cheap knock-off located in Kunming, China.
Dragon Go! is a new mobile app that brings Nuance-quality voice search to the iPhone. You can search Google, Wikipedia, Yelp, YouTube and more without typing a single letter on your keyboard.