Perhaps you might think the biggest draw for Chinese Apple fans camping out for the latest China Apple store opening is the privilege of being among the elite first people to set foot in the new store, fresh with the smell of clean iProducts and new employees so eager to cheer and clap. But the major bragging right associated with today’s new store’s grand opening is snagging the limited edition t-shirt handed out to the first thousand or so customers to enter the store. Check out the Wangfujing Store special t-shirt after the break!
Apple’s brand-new Beijing Wangfujing location opened its doors today to swarms of Chinese Apple fans, journalists and tourists. The new store is a pretty big deal for a few reasons. First, Wangfujing is an iconic place and one of the most photographed landmarks in Beijing. Second, at nearly 25,000 square feet, this location is Asia’s largest Apple Store, and China’s biggest one. Third, the store features a three-story glass staircase and dual 360-degree Genius Bar counters. So, Apple iFanatics in Beijing are excited about the new store, and thousands were seen queuing up outside the new store, awaiting for the chance to step into the new store. We have lots of photos after the break, and videos!!!
Apple is gearing up to open its third store in Beijing. Taking the title as the largest store in Asia, the three-story location demonstrates Apple’s heavy investment to court the Chinese market. The new store in Beijing brings the total number of Apple Stores in China to six. China is also getting their 7th store relatively soon, the upcoming first Apple store in Shenzhen. Media reports leaked out showing workers installing lights and tables for the new store. Apple is also planning more stores in other cities like Dalian, Chengdu and Guangzhou. The company’s goal is to eventually serve many customer in every major cities, however, we are concerned about whether this will help to meet the high demand of iPhone 5 in the country. A Chinese casual consumer just want to know whether they can easily purchase an iPhone 5 while they walk-in to the new store …
Apple’s sixth retail store in China — the Wangfujing Street Apple Store — will open at 9 a.m. on Oct. 20. Before the grand opening, Apple’s Senior Vice President of Retail John Browett gave the local press in Beijing a preview of the three-story Apple store, and Apple fans in Beijing are very excited about the store after reading reports of the preview of the new Apple store landing in Wangfujing. So, some of the crazy ones, decided to queue overnight for the grand opening of the store, and here we have several photos showing Chinese Apple fans camping outside the store in freezing temperatures. Check it out after the break.
A Chinese manufacturing company has started performing a new iPad mod that lights up the Apple logo on the back of the iPad. Yeah, the new hack allows the iPad’s Apple logo glow. Much like the MacBook’s, the logo will glow once you turn the iPad on. We received the mod from the Chinese firm, and we think it’s a damn cool thing, so we shoot a video for you guys to watch. Check out the video after the break.
So, you’ve got the new iPhone 5. You’ve been using it all day long, and days after days, you may discovered the iPhone 5’s anodized aluminum backplate attracts scratches and scrapes easily, and it seems the black iPhone 5 shows scratches more easily than the white. For those of you who wish to replace the whole rear case of iPhone 5, Chinese firm iPhone5mod has recently introduced an iPhone 5 back housing replacement kit set for iPhone 5 users to replace the back of the iPhone 5.
Don’t feel surprise if you see people hang over their iPad on the handrail. Recently, a lovely young lady who dressed like a ballerina somehow hooked over the handrail in Shanghai’s Subway to use her iPad. Since she was upside down, her panties become visible for the whole damn world to see. Her indecent gesture sparks lots of discussions on the web. Why are there so many bizarre things happen on Chinese subway? Watch the video after the break.
The grand opening of the Wangfujing Apple Store is just around the corner, and today, Apple presents us the first public preview of their largest Apple store in Asia. It’s a three-story Apple Store, and includes more than a hundred of Mac Specialists, Mac Geniuses and Creatives. A total of 300 employees will work the store, and best of all, this new store has an entire floor dedicated to service, featuring two 360-degree Genius Bars. And a three-story glass staircase. More photos and info after the break.
During the China national holiday, a young man has been compensated for damage to his iPhone 4 after it was snatched by a monkey in a monkey park in Benxi, Liaoning Province, northeast China. The Mischievoust monkey escaped from its cage in the park to beg for food among the thick crowds of tourists. When visitors began feeding the monkey, the young man took out his Apple gadget to take pictures of the scene. When the monkey heard the shutter sound effect from the camera phone, it rushed toward the man and grabbed away the iPhone 4 before returning to its cage …
There’s been talk last week that Apple is preparing to open a new retail store in China. We did a research on the rumor, and we found out that Apple is on the track to open third Beijing Apple Store on iconic Wangfujing Street. Today, it’s official, Apple is thrilled to announce a new retail store location is set to open in Beijing, Wangfujing, this Saturday, October 20, at 9 am. More info after the break.
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