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Apple starts opening new stores, beginning with one in the UK

Wish there was an Apple Store near you? Well, one may be coming near you at some point this year. Over in the UK, Apple is having a Grand Opening for a new store on March 21st. You can find information that over on Apple’s retail site here: Trinity Leeds. According to other sites, the UK isn’t the only place that will be seeing a larger retail presence from…

Cheap 3rd party Lightning cables are beginning to appear

  Cheap Lightning cables started showing up around the time that the authentication chip was hacked, but they weren’t very prevalent. Now, the website TVC-Mall has added an entire section dedicated to Lightning cables, most of them very cheap. Compared to Apple’s $19 one, these start at a mere $3.62. It doesn’t stop there though, there are also…

Shipping times for iPhone 5 beginning to drop

Finally, iPhone 5 shipping times are beginning to drop. Previously at 3-4 weeks for a good amount of time, the shipping date estimates for the iPhone 5 have now slipped to 2-3 weeks. It’s been said that production problems are a possible culprit for the long wait times, but the high demand for the new Cupertino device surely hasn’t helped. Foxconn has…

Best Buy beginning to mimic Apple Stores

Apple’s retail stores are iconic. They are clean, easy to maneuver in, and it’s quick to find what you are looking for. Some have tried to copy the experience (Microsoft), and now another major company is being added to that (currently) short list. According to The Wall Street Journal, Best Buy is “prototyping” a retail experience that is much based…