Hands-on with new 2019 iPhone 11 cases with square camera housing [Video]

Yesterday I received a special package in the mail all the way from Shenzhen, China. Inside were three prototype cases for Apple’s upcoming 2019 iPhone lineup. These new iPhones, possibly to be called the iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Max, and iPhone 11R, will feature a new camera array on the rear according to reports from […]

Apple reportedly signs lease for offices near upcoming Mount Vernon Square flagship store

A new report outlines Apple’s apparent plan to establish an office presence near its upcoming store in Washington, D.C.’s former Carnegie Library. According to the publication Bisnow, Apple has signed an agreement to lease a full floor of the Anthem Row development at 700 K St. NW. more… The post Apple reportedly signs lease for […]

Detailed preview of contested Fed Square Apple store offered ahead of Melbourne committee meeting

Debate over Apple’s proposed global flagship store in Melbourne’s Federation Square continues. As the Future Melbourne Committee prepares to discuss the project at an upcoming public meeting on September 4th, newly published planning documents offer the public a detailed look at Apple’s design thinking – and the city council’s rationale for rejection. more… 9to5Mac

Photos: Apple welcomes customers to new stores at Orland Square Mall, Irvine Spectrum Center

Apple Irvine Spectrum Center (left, via Instagram) and Apple Orland Square Mall (right) Apple revealed two completely reimagined retail stores today as part of its continued effort to update or expand every “classic” location. The new stores in Irvine, California and Orland Park, Illinois join the growing list of well over 100 locations featuring Apple’s […]

Apple stores at Lehigh Valley, Orland Square malls relocating to larger spaces this year

Two more of Apple’s smaller mall locations are set to relocate to significantly larger spaces this year, according to a document filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Both stores are due for renovations, having retained largely original appearances since opening in 2007.  more… 9to5Mac

Apple Pay/contactless payment users are better tippers – Square data

Data from businesses using Square’s mobile payment terminal revealed that those using Apple Pay and other forms of contactless payment are better tippers than those using conventional cards. The company found that while 67% of swipe card customers added a tip, the number jumped to 73% for NFC payments. more… Filed under: Apple 9to5Mac