The days of jailbreaking your iPhone just to install some unofficial applications might finally be coming to an end. AltStore, a third-party app repository for iOS, is now being regarded as an Apple App Store alternative. According to the developers, the biggest strength of AltStore is not requiring its users to jailbreak their iPhones.
Apple celebrated its first store opening on 15 May 2001 and now has over 506 stores across 24 countries. Apple is arguably one of the most successful and innovative companies of the 21st century. The tech giant first went public in 1980 and originally it was worth roughly $100 million with the CEO and Founder, […]
The iPhone has always been a thief magnet, although it has lost the title of “most likely to be stolen phone” to the HTC M8 – at least in the UK. Still, there is no doubt that the market for cheap iPhones is big. Cheap usually meaning stolen goods. It used to be that thieves normally […]
Apple Stores are fascinatingly designed (well, there are exceptions perhaps), and it is always huge news to Apple fans if there is a new Apple Store in the works in their area. For the people of San Francisco, particularly the Union Square Area, the great news is that the gods of the city have approved […]
A couple of days after the Hallmark holiday where expectations are at their peak – and thus disappointments as well – Apple opened its first store in the Latin American region. Its Rio de Janeiro store is the first ever official store in the area, and on top of that distinction, the store is also […]
This past Friday Apple enabled location-aware transmitters in all of their U.S. retail stores. Called iBeacon, this service works via Bluetooth and the Apple Store App for the iPhone to get location-based information when arriving at one of their stores. The iBeacon system is far more precise than GPS-based methods for finding exactly where someone […]
So we’ve all been there, that moment your iPhone slips from its snug home in your hand and falls in slow motion to the ground. You scramble, like Gollum after the ring that’s just been thrown into the fiery pit but you can’t get there in time. Precious! This happens a lot, but the good […]
The Apple Store has a look so distinctive that you’d know you’re in one even if you’re led inside blindfolded and all of the products are covered up. The cool mix of minimalist design and the floating glass staircase are distinctive touches that spell Apple. With Apple’s store design so uniquely Apple, it was an […]
That blog “People of Walmart” never fails to entertain. So it got me wondering about the “People of Apple Stores.” Are they just as entertaining? Judge for yourself. (Mildly NSFW.)
LEGO fans have a long history with Apple making accessories for their devices and other homages for ages. Check out these 10 amazingly detailed recreations of famous Apple Stores made entirely out of LEGO.