Designed by Foster + Partner and located along Chicago's beautiful riverfront, the Apple Michigan Avenue store officially opened today. Unlike other Apple Stores, this one boasts a 111-by-98 foot carbon-fiber roof designed to look like a giant MacBook from above, though the iconic logo was removed for unknown reasons. The entire structure is supported by four interior pillars to provide guests with an obstructed view through its 32-foot glass facades. Continue reading for another video, more pictures and information.
The Outline's Casey Johnson rages at the design of Apple's recent laptop keyboards, where the pursuit of thinness has resulted in keyboards that fail at the sight of a speck of dust, and where the said speck demands complete replacement of the keyboard assembly. Jonathan Mann (previously) turned it into a song!
Foster + Partners has designed its "most ambitious" Apple Store for Chicago, with huge glass walls and a slender roof that looks like a scaled-up version of the company's laptop computer. Read more
Hoping for that long-overdue Mac mini refresh to arrive this year? Don’t count on it. Don’t count on any further product unveilings. Apple executive Craig Federighi has indicated that there will be no more special events this year. It’s common for Apple to host October keynotes. Last year’s brought us an all-new MacBook Pro with
Apple has done very well with its Mac computers in recent years, even if it tends to focus more on the MacBook line often to the detriment of its desktop products. Apple let the Mac Pro, iMac, and Mac Mini fall by the wayside as it focused on smartphones and notebooks over the last few years. It has been three years since the Mac Mini was
MacBook owners looking for a way to wirelessly charge their Apple MacBook may be interested in a new wireless MacBook charging pad called the MagC created by a team of engineers in Boston, Massachusetts. MagC has this week launched via Kickstarter to raise the required funds it needs to go into production. Pledges start from
celebrating the opening, the apple store will host 'the chicago series,' a month-long set of events that will provide attendees with the tools to pursue their passions, from photography and music to coding and app design.
Microsoft took the wraps off the second-generation Surface Book earlier this week in a surprise announcement that coincided with the release of the Fall Creators Update, and now the company has started the marketing offensive to show the world how great the new devices are.
Apple tomorrow will open its latest flagship retail location in Chicago. The Michigan Avenue store features a gorgeous design that resembles a MacBook Air from the top, and Apple this week offered the first preview of the store as well as commentary from retail head Angela Ahrendts and designer Jony Ive…
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PayPal's Digital Gifts storefront on eBay today has a 15 percent discount on $100 iTunes gift cards, letting those interested purchase the card for just $85 while the deal lasts. As a bonus, the gift card is electronic, so you'll get a code sent to your email for the iTunes credit within a few minutes after checkout. Head over to PayPal Digital Gift's eBay page right here to check out the discount.