Apple will open the Causeway Bay flagship retail store in Hong Kong later today and features three levels, with a 30-foot tall glass curtain wall making a significant impact on the shopping center. Apple has been putting the finishing touches on it and has unveiled the store for passersby to see. A photo posted to Flickr gives a good impression of Apple’s new store. M.I.C. gadget posted a short video giving a glimpse of the store from the outside and can be seen after the break. » New Apple Retail Store In Hong Kong Unveiled
Earlier we already wrote that Apple had Launched the iTunes store in 56 new countries including Russia, Turkey and India. Now Appleinsider reported that Apple on Wednesday activated iTunes movie sales in 42 new countries. “AppleInsider readers have reported that movies are now available through iTunes in various countries, such as South Africa, but many stores are only showing films from Disney, Sony and their subsidiaries.” iTunes Store users now have access to movies in the following newly-added countries: » iTunes Movies Now Available In 42 Newly-Opened Stores
Yesterday we wrote that the police in Victoria, Australia issued a warning about Apple Maps to travelers, after several travelers became stranded in the Murray-Sunset National Park trying to reach the city of Mildura using Apple’s directions. Today, the Guardian reports that Apple has fixed the error. The error placed the town of Mildura some 45 miles away from its actual location and resulted into several travelers becoming stranded in the Murray-Sunset National Park. » Apple Fixes Australian Map Error That Caused Police Warning
Apple officially revealed that its new Causeway Bay retail store at Hysan Place will open this Saturday, becoming Apple’s third store in Hong Kong. The three levels high, 20,000 square feet shop with the facade including 30-foot tall glass windows is currently covered by curtain graphics, as shown above. Apple’s tagline for the premiere is “An opening you simply can’t miss.” » Apple’s Hong Kong Store With 30-Foot Tall Glass Windows & Three Other Stores To Open This Saturday
According to the latest news Apple has launched the iTunes Music Store in 56 new countries including Russia, Turkey, India, South Africa and 52 additional countries. All these countries now have access to an incredible selection of local and international music from all the major labels and thousands of independent labels. » Apple Launches iTunes Store In 56 New Countries Including Russia, Turkey and India
Apple has just announced that the iPhone 5 will be available in South Korea on Friday, December 7, with more than 50 additional countries being added in December, including Brazil, Russia and Taiwan. The iPhone 5 is currently available in 47 countries around the world and including these new countries the iPhone 5 will be available in at least 100 countries by the end of this year. » iPhone 5 Coming To More Than 50 New Countries This Month
Next week, Tim Cook will be the center of a feature on NBC’s Rock Center news show where Brian Williams will have the first major interview with Apple’s CEO. In this brief preview, Williams notes that Tim Cook was able to walk around Grand Central Station unrecognized until he got to the Apple Store there. Not much is known about Tim Cook, so it will be interesting to see his first major interview that will air on NBC next Thursday night, December 6.