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Sex offender busted leaving the Apple Store after using display computer to get onto Facebook

Sex offender busted leaving the Apple Store after using display computer to get onto Facebook

This qualifies as a feel-good story in my option. A registered sex offender named Robert Nicholas McGuire was busted last week for violation of parole. McGuire was apparently spotted downtown in San Luis Obispo by detectives on the Sexual Assault Felony Enforcement team. One of the detectives recognized McGuire from a former child pornography case and followed the suspect into the Apple Store.

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SG Comics Presents: Apple Store 2.0

SG Comics Presents: Apple Store 2.0

The much hyped Apple Store 2.0 10th anniversary retail revamp didn't quite deliver the magic and revolution folks were anticipating. The top secret operation was rumored to bring NFC-enabled registers, interactive iPad 2 signage, and even some ginormous sale among other endless possibilities. And although the use of the iPad 2 as new interactive product signage turned out to be true, the execution was rather underwhelming.

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Apple Creates Community Space at Retail Locations

Apple Creates Community Space at Retail Locations

There's a change going on at retail Apple locations, a change that's making what they hope to be a more community-oriented space for people to enter, feel comfortable in, and leave with a device in hand that they're fully ready to utilize. They way they're doing this is via several elements that together create an environment that turns the Apple store away from their showroom-centric past and towards a homey, warm, inviting place where it's no hassle to get some help with an iPad. It's turning into a place even Snoopy would love to purchase an iMac in, and you can bank on that.

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Apple Store 2.0 Top Secret Revamp Revealed?

Apple Store 2.0 Top Secret Revamp Revealed?

Next week's Apple Store event remains a mystery as the company continues its covert operation that may be related to its 10th retail anniversary. So far rumors have pointed to a possible iCloud launch, installation of NFC-equipped registers, and even a major back-to-school sale. But now an insider source has revealed that the Apple Store is actually getting a major makeover, internally referred to as "Apple Store 2.0" and has spilled several interesting details.

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Apple Back-To-School Sale To Start Next Week?

Apple Back-To-School Sale To Start Next Week?

Something very exciting must be in store for Apple fans next week. Rumors have been ripe that Apple is set on delivering a major surprise in celebration of its 10th anniversary since the first Apple Store opened. The operation has been super secretive with mandatory and highly confidential employee meetings and even black-out curtains for stores. But could all this also coincide with a huge back-to-school sale?

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Apple Store secret NFC payment upgrade tipped

Apple Store secret NFC payment upgrade tipped

The iPhone NFC saga continues: while analysts suggest that the incoming iPhone 4S/iPhone 5 may not, in fact, offer the short-range wireless system, the latest rumors out of Apple's stores indicate retail locations may be getting a secret NFC upgrade. According to BGR's sources, Apple has been busily installing new hardware in its stores in overnight maintenance sessions, including what appear to be cash-wrap equipped tables with different wiring looms to what's been used until now.

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Apple Store 10th anniversary leak: Secret hardware for weekend install

Apple Store 10th anniversary leak: Secret hardware for weekend install

Talk of an Apple 10th retail anniversary event has resurfaced, with new leaks potentially pointing to a significant product launch to mark the occasion on Thursday, May 19. Apple had been tipped to be readying a birthday celebration after news of staff holiday black-outs leaked last month; now, according to BGR's "solid" source, Apple stores have apparently "already received hardware to install" with more tipped to arrive on Friday and Saturday. Installation is expected to take place overnight on Saturday, with 10-15 staff at each store on a top-secret, NDA-protected late shift.

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