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Apple expands Personal Pickup to several more European countries

Today Apple has expanded its personal pickup service to France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Spain and Sweden. The change was first spotted by Macerkopf and was later confirmed by MacRumors. Personal Pickup allows customers to skip wait times in retail stores by ordering online or via the Apple Store app on their iOS devices. These orders are…

Apple to open another Apple Store in Italy on August 3rd

Apple Stores are becoming very popular, and big money makers for the company. The Cupertino firm has been pushing to increase sales through its Apple Store for iPhones, and many other devices already sell well through the retail chain. Because of good sales of most devices, the company has been rapidly expanding its retail presence around the world, and…

Product warranties cost Apple $264k fine in Italy

Over in Italy, Apple has just been hit with another fine from Italian authorities. Last year, Apple had to pay $1.2 million because of “failure to comply” with laws that effected the AppleCare warranties. According to the report, Apple did change the policies to conform with the laws, however because of the time it took to do so, it was still infringing…

India, Mexico, Greece, and others to get iPhone 5 November 2nd?

The rollout of the iPhone 5 was called its “fastest ever” by Apple. So continuing that, Apple reportedly looks set to release the iPhone 5 in countries including India, Greece, Mexico, and others next Friday, November, 2nd. In India specifically, it was revealed that Apple has started charging using the Indian’s rupee currency, whereas previously it…

Italian Apple stores may be shut over warranty row

Apple are again facing problems in Italy over product warranties. Last year, Apple were fined 900,000 euros for not telling Italian customers about the free two year warranty that all Italian electronic devices come with. Instead, Apple had been encouraging customers to buy their own warranty package, Apple Care. Apple Care is free for one year, but can…

Support for Italian language coming to Siri this year

According to melablog.it, Siri will support the Italian language by the end of the year. A little while ago one of the blog’s discruntled users sent a very blunt email to CEO Tim Cook which read: Dear Tim, I wonder why you do not like Italy, I think we are good customers for you but do not relish this.  Watch this , we are the second country in…

Italian court rules against Apple Store site

An Italian court has today ruled against Apple over its sales conduct in the Italian Apple Store. Basically, Apple has been pushing customers to purchase AppleCare, its extended warranty plan, whenever they buy Apple products. Obviously, there’s nothing wrong with that. The problem is that Apple hadn’t been telling customers about a legally mandated…