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In 2012, Kevin Durant explained how to pass the time in Oklahoma City

We don't write about Kevin Durant a lot at TUAW, but we're fans. He's an Olympic gold medalist, NBA All-Star, hero to millions, and a staggering talent on the court. Durant is also gives charming interviews, like this one from 2012 where he was asked about what it's like to live in Oklahoma City. H...

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San Francisco's One Stockton Street Apple Store gets a temporary fountain

Those of you who follow Twitter and Instagram were probably chuckling yesterday afternoon when folks in San Francisco started sending out images of a huge fountain next to the Apple Store at One Stockton Street. Twitter user @its__amandaaa (Amanda Hoac) took the photo above as well as a fun slo-...

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Clever Apple Store window display

There's a window display in London's Regent Street Apple Store that's pretty clever. It features a row of iPads, standing up, with Smart Covers that seem to open and close all on their own. Meanwhile, the iPads are running a demo video. It's certainly eye-catching, as you can see it the video...

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Snowmen? No -- just people waiting in line at an Apple Store

Photo credit: @buckedplatypus That picture above? Well, you might think it's a bunch of snowmen in a line. That's pretty close to the truth, as it's a line of snow-covered people waiting in the dark in Sapporo, Japan early in the morning of January 1. Why would anyone sit in the cold and snow fo...

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iPod shuffle stocks are dwindling

Apple fans looking for the diminutive 2 GB iPod shuffle (US$49.00) may have to wait a while to get one, as stocks at both the online Apple Store and brick-and-mortar Apple retail outlets are running low. Currently the online store is showing a 7 to 10 day wait prior to shipment, and searching perso...

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Apple wants you to "Start something new"

A new promotional campaign from Apple is encouraging present and future owners of iPad, iPhone and Mac to "Start something new" in 2015 by using artistic apps to be creative. A new web page appeared on the Apple Japan web site last week and has since expanded to cover many more international sit...

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The most exciting Apple legal story you'll read all day

In a move that is sure to send massive shockwaves through Apple Store break rooms the world over, two former Apple Store employees are throwing in the towel on their claims against the company. The duo alleges that Apple owed them some cold hard cash after they spent as long as 25 minutes waiting ...

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Teenage girls fill Apple Store with Christmas spirit in adorable dance video

This video is news only in the most tenuous definition of the term news, but it's the holidays, the actual news is depressing as hell, and frankly a little levity never did anyone any harm. Today's dose of the holiday spirit comes from YouTube user perksofinfinity who went with a friend to an Apple...

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Apple's Zorlu Center store in Istanbul wins design and engineering accolades

When Apple works closely with both architect and engineer on flagship retail stores, the result can be magical. That's the case with the Apple Store Zorlu Center in Istanbul, Turkey, which won a pair of awards at The Institution of Structural Engineers (ISE) Structural Awards 2014. The store, des...

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Apple Stores hosting free coding workshops December 11 for Hour of Code

Apple has announced plans to participate in the second annual Hour of Code, a special event that seeks to inspire and educate students to enter the world of coding. To celebrate the event Apple will be providing free one-hour coding workshops in their retail stores introducing participants to the ...

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Apple turning lighted store logos red for World Aids Day 2014

As reported by Mashable, Apple today changed the color of the Apple logo at its flagship Sydney store from white to red as part of the company's World Aids Day campaign. Due to its timezone, the Sydney store is the first store to modify its logo with similar changes expected at stores in Japan, Eu...

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London's Borough market celebrated Apple Day with "The Real Apple Store" parody

London's Borough market marked both the annual Apple Day celebration and the market's 1,000th year anniversary with a parody of epic proportions. According to Core77, the market hired London-based TinMan and Teatime productions to design the "Real Apple Store," a market place that was styled like ...

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Apple gets ready for the holiday shopping season with new gift cards and uniforms

With the holiday buying season just around the corner, Apple is making a few minor changes to its retail stores to get ready. According to Kelly Hodgkins of MacRumors (and TUAW) the company will be introducing new holiday-colored shirts for employees at the stores for the season. The announcement...

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Want a Mac under the Christmas tree this year? Better order now

Online shoppers placing orders for the new Retina iMac on Apple's digital store are seeing notifications of "unexpected delays" as we make our way closer to the biggest gift-giving day of the year. MacNN is reporting that delays of up to two weeks are pushing orders originally slated for November ...

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Apple opening Lille store to attract French and Belgian customers

Apple is planning to expand its retail presence in France with a new store in the city of Lille. According to Macnn, the 15,000 square foot store is under construction with an expected grand opening sometime in November. A black construction barricade blocks the street level-view of the store, whi...

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