The stores operated by Apple Retail as well as the online, and custom stores for education, business and/or enterprise.

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publishing similar apps on apple store [closed]

I am an indiviual developer (I also have a company too). Some of our clients want to publish apps that can support their business. We have created a template app for one of the customers, and for ...
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How often does Apple.com update their refurbished stock?

How often does Apple.com update their refurbished stock? Is there a schedule, is it based upon product availability, or a combination of the two?
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Broken keyboard: Apple store policy?

One of the keys on my keyboard is non-responsive after cleaning it. I want to get the keyboard repaired rather than buy a new one. What is the Apple store policy for keyboard repairs? My iMac is out ...
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Historically, how long does it take for MBP/MBA to reach the refurbished store after release?

From the previous releases of the MacBook Air and MacBook Pro, how long is the gap between the devices being released and appearing on the Apple refurbished website?
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Where, in India, can I buy a 2012 Macbook Air? [closed]

I want to buy a 2012 Macbook Air (first timer!) but unfortunately it looks like almost all Apple Shops (resellers) around where I live only have old versions. One of these places even has the balls to ...
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Do Apple Geniuses check if computers are “lost” with iCloud's Find My Mac before performing firmware password resets?

Firmware password protection1 is nice, but would the Genius Bar actually mind my "lost" status noted online if my computer ends up in a store to reset the firmware password (which is the easiest ...
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Is it possible to buy an iPhone from Apple without a plan?

I'm really interested in purchasing an iPhone, but I'm usually in a Wi-Fi area, so I don't see a reason to waste money on a plan I don't need. Is there any way I can buy an iPhone through Apple ...
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How does Apple's two year warranty in Europe work?

The EU has recently forced Apple to abide to the two-year warranty period mandated there. As I understand it, this is not a maker warranty, but a retailer warranty, so to keep things simple, assume ...
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Do refurbished Macs come in the standard boxes when ordered from the online store

Do refurbished Macs come in the standard boxes when ordered from the online store?
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iPad buyer's regret

If someone is amazed by the new iPad that Apple announced today, but recently bought an iPad 2 from an Apple Store, is it too late? Could that person return the previous iPad purchase in order to be ...
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Is my iPhone model number MC922LL/A unlocked or locked?

I have seen that there are many other model numbers of iPhone 4S's, but I have not seen any info about model number MC922ll/A Is an iPhone 4S of this model unlocked or locked to a specific mobile ...
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Should I buy from an Apple Store, a reseller, or online?

Does it matter where I purchase an Apple product (Macbook Pro), or will I get essentially the same product with the same level of support no matter where I buy it?
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How should I prep a laptop for a return?

I'm returning a Macbook Air I purchased last week at an Apple Store (not because I don't like it, I just need a bit more screen real estate) and I want to make sure I put it in an acceptable state. ...
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Securing my data when recycling iPod at the Apple Store

I'd like to get a new iPod touch, I'd also like to not have to re-input all my contacts and notes (don't mind clearing out the apps) but I want to make sure of two things before I go in and take ...
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Is there a human-readable summary of Apple's Terms and Conditions?

Just went to update my apps on my iPhone and it looks like Apple have updated their Terms and Conditions and Apple Privacy Policy. It's currently at 62 pages! Has anyone read it thoroughly and can ...
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What are the advantages of buying a Mac at an Apple Store?

I'm trying to determine if it's better to purchase a Mac from an Apple Store or from a separate retailer. Beyond the hands on and focused purchase experience are there long term advantages derived ...
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How many unlocked iPhones (no contract) can you buy from an Apple store?

I'm planning on buying the iPhone 4S from the Apple store when it comes out next week (waiting in line in NYC shouldn't be too bad). In the past, how many unlocked iPhones will they let you purchase ...
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Is it possible to use an Apple gift card toward repairs?

I have a gift card whose balance should just about exactly cover the cost of some repairs Apple is doing on my computer. Is it possible to spend a gift card on repairs? I assume so, but I cannot find ...
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How to find closest AppleCare service provider

A friend is considering buying a MacBook pro AppleCare package. She lives on the Canary Islands, and is getting a new MacBook soon. Is there any official information on what kind of AppleCare ...
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Educational discount policy at Apple and international student [closed]

I would like to know the discount amount available for educational at Apple stores and how does this apply cross-country. Is the educational discount valid for refurbished products? For example, if ...
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Do Apple retail stores allow trade-ins?

Is it possible to trade my 2009 MacBook Pro for store credit or something?