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Interactive iPad Displays Featured on Apple’s Retail Store 2.0

Written on May 23, 2011 by Adam Eve

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The Apple Retail Store is now packed with stationary iPads to aid customer support.

In celebration of Apple’s 10th retail store anniversary, the company has launched its Retail 2.0 last Sunday. The Retail 2.0 added stationary iPads placed next to other Apple products that display prices, information and features. In addition to this, the device can also be used to compare models and ask for help from a specialist.

The touchscreen tablets are said to be running on a custom software, since pressing its home button does nothing. The new in-house iPads were scheduled to be rolled out with Apple’s proprietary retail software — RetailMe.

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Apple: Removing Some Software and Peripherals from Retail Stores

Written on March 08, 2011 by Adam Eve

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Oh no! Apple is cutting some software and peripherals from their retail store. But why?

The Loop reports that Apple is planning to cut a couple of software titles and peripherals from its retail stores. The Cupertino-based company aims to free up some space, accommodating the Personal Setup service for Mac that was launched last January.

Among the products that will no longer be displayed are printers, scanners and some hard drives. However, this peripherals will still be stocked in the stores and will be available for purchase. In addition to this, Apple is also getting rid of 32 game titles, in favor of the Mac App Store. Apple is looking to eventually discontinue all boxed software sales from its retail stores for the Mac App Store, the upcoming changes seems to be their first step.

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