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Target Is Opening Mini Apple Stores Inside Some Locations

A concept illustration of Target's new mini Apple Store.Target

Forget the mall, Target is opening mini Apple Stores inside its retail locations. These dedicated kiosks are twice the size of Target’s current “Apple section” and are run by staff with special training from Apple. Target plans to open mini Apple Stores at 17 locations before the end of February, with more to come throughout 2021.

Large retail outlets like Target have enjoyed a steady stream of business during the COVID-19 pandemic. But as people grow more comfortable going to malls and other casual shopping spaces, it’s possible that big-box retailers could lose some sales. By replicating the Apple Store experience at a kiosk, Target could keep some of its customers away from the mall and generate more big-ticket sales.

Here are the 17 stores that will open Apple kiosks in February:

  • Monticello, MN
  • San Jose, CA
  • Oklahoma City, OK
  • Allen, TX
  • Hurst, TX
  • Austin, TX
  • Irving, TX
  • San Antonio, TX
  • Gainesville, FL
  • Orlando, FL
  • Clearwater, FL
  • Miami, FL
  • North Wales, PA
  • Newark, DE
  • Woburn, MA
  • Nashua, NH
  • Latham, NY

Target plans to open more mini Apple Stores throughout 2021, but the company hasn’t clarified how many of its locations will actually have an Apple kiosk. It’s possible that some Target stores will skip the Apple kiosk due to its size constraints or staff requirements.

Along with the new in-store experience, Target has redesigned its online Apple storefront with organized, easy-to-read icons. The online storefront also emphasizes the “benefits of getting Apple devices at Target,” like easy returns, free two-day shipping, curbside delivery, and 5% savings with a Target RedCard.

Interestingly, Apple still won’t sell Macs in-store or online. It will instead focus on smaller items like the iPhone, AirPods, iPad, HomePod, and Apple Watch. These items take up less space and (presumably) have higher profit margins than Macs. Plus, they require very little troubleshooting, so Target can spend less time training its Apple kiosk employees.

Source: Target via 9to5Mac

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How to Automatically Delete Old Text Messages on iPhone or iPad

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By default, your iPhone and iPad save every iMessage and SMS text message that comes your way. As a result, you could have years of messages synced to iCloud that follow you for the rest of your life, taking up valuable space. Luckily, there’s a way to delete old text messages automatically. Here’s how.

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Apple’s new emoji include biracial couples and a vaccine-friendly syringe

2d3f8dc0-7a7a-11ea-b7bf-8cbbcb367e38Apple is adding a raft of new emoji with a focus on inclusivity, plus a few notable extras and timely updates. Of the 217 new icons included in the iOS 14.5 beta, 200 include couples with a mix of skin tones, including same-sex partners, according to…

Source: https://www.engadget.com/apple-new-emoji-biracial-couples-syringe-140045206.html
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Microsoft’s unified Office experience comes to iPad

aa8b1fe0-7049-11eb-8ef8-bdcb753b828eMicrosoft’s all-in-one Office app is now available on iPad almost a year to the day since it launched outside of preview on mobiles. For the uninitiated, the app combines the company’s holy trinity of productivity tools (Word, Excel and Power…

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How to Send SMS Text Messages From an iPad

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You need to send an SMS text message to a friend with a cell phone, but all you have is an iPad. Is it possible to send SMS texts from an iPad? The answer is both no and yes, depending on the situation. Here are your options.

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How to Fix “This Accessory May Not Be Supported” Error on iPhone

accessory-error-desk.jpg When it comes to errors on your iPhone, you’re usually in good hands. This is because many Apple’s devices display clear error messages, like “This Accessory May Not Be Supported.” As such, diagnosing an issue is straightforward, but resolving it could take a while. This post is going to look at how you can solve the “This Accessory May Not Be Supported” error. However, we won’t look at some of the most simple fixes. We’ll explain why next. What You Should Have Already Tried in Order to Fix the “This Accessory May Not Be Supported” Error … Read more14282919.gif

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Apple Is Discovered Hosting Scam Apps on App Store

App-Store-Scam-Apps-Featured.jpg This isn’t news that Apple needed. Just when they’re preparing to launch their feature that forces developers to divulge what customer data they’re tracking, a developer has discovered multiple scam apps on the App Store, with some raking in millions. Discovery of Scam Apps FlickType developer Kosta Elftheriou made the stunning discovery. His app is an Apple Watch keyboard that allows users to type with gestures on the watchface. He is the same developer behind the Flesky keyboard app that Pinterest acquired and Blind Type that was acquired by Google. Elftheriou began highlighting apps that… Read more14274476.gif

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iPhone users will soon be able to change their default music app with Siri

703a9fc0-6a20-11eb-b7e7-6c293c3fd17eAfter years of being forced to use Apple services on the iPhone by default, those restrictions are finally easing up a bit. As noticed by MacRumors earlier today, the iOS 14.5 beta appears to let you set third-party music services as default with Sir…

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How to Disable iMessage Effects on Your iPhone

iMessage-Motion-Cover.jpg iMessage has different screen effects that can accompany different messages. Although many find these fun and goofy, others can find these effects to be annoying, especially when some effects continue to replay automatically. Luckily, you can turn off the iMessage effects on your device, which will disable them from continuing to play automatically on your device. Disable Message Effects on iMessage To disable these screen effects on your iPhone/iPad: 1. Open the “Settings” app on the home screen of your device. 2. In the Settings menu, scroll down and tap on “Accessibility.”… Read more14269605.gif

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How to Encrypt Local Backups of an iPhone or iPad on Windows

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Most people back up their iPhones or iPads to iCloud, but it’s not completely private: Apple always holds the key so it can help if you forget your password. If you want a truly secure device backup and you have a Windows machine, you’ll need iTunes. (Mac users can back up from Finder.) Here’s how.

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