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MacBook Roof Apple Store

Designed by Foster + Partner and located along Chicago's beautiful riverfront, the Apple Michigan Avenue store officially opened today. Unlike other Apple Stores, this one boasts a 111-by-98 foot carbon-fiber roof designed to look like a giant MacBook from above, though the iconic logo was removed for unknown reasons. The entire structure is supported by four interior pillars to provide guests with an obstructed view through its 32-foot glass facades. Continue reading for another video, more pictures and information.

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Apple Self-Driving Car

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It's only a matter of time before Apple officially unveils their self-driving car project, but just this week, one of their test vehicles was spotted in the wild with 6 Velodyne LIDAR sensors, multiple radar units, and a host of cameras. This clip was captured by MacCallister Higgins, who just so happens to be the co-founder of self-driving startup Voyage. Continue reading for the video and more information.

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iPhone 5X

Sure, an Apple and Google smartphone partnership may sound far-fetched, or at least for now, but that doesn't mean it's not possible in the future. If that were the case now, the iPhone 5X might be one of the potential designs since it has a display similar to the one found on the Pixel 2. Unlike the standard iPhone 5, this model sports dual rear cameras. continue reading for more pictures.

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iPhone X vs. Google Pixel 2

Photo credit: Martin Hajek

The iPhone X pre-order officially goes live on October 27th at 12:01am PST, but some smartphone users have already opted for the Google Pixel 2 instead. For those wanting a size comparison, 3D artist Martin Hajek has created a set of pictures that show just that, but anyone seeking a performance benchmark may want to see how the iPhone 8 stacks up against Google's Pixel 2. Continue reading for more pictures.

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iPhone X Unboxing

Photo credit: Martin Hajek

Digital artist Martin Hajek is back at it again, and this time, he brings us an iPhone X unboxing. The handset will be available for pre-order on Oct. 27 and be in the hands of a lucky few by Nov. 3. However, a Reddit managed to get their hands on an early production model, and shows off its dynamic wallpaper, as well as the lockscreen, homescreen, along with a shot of the back. Continue reading for more pictures.

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Steve Jobs Theater

Apple Park's "Steve Jobs Theater" is finally complete after partnering with foster + partners. As you walk in, you'll notice that the lobby's glass cylinder body is made from 44 radial panels that are used to support the 80.7-ton lens-shaped roof, which has been constructed of carbon fiber. The roof and each individual roof panel was built on site before being placed onto the glass structure as a single unit, spanning at 135-feet diameter. Continue reading for a video of the elevator, more pictures and information.

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iPhone SE Plus

Many would agree that Apple should have released an iPhone SE Plus rather than the iPhone 8 / 8+, and Curved Labs shows why. While it may look like its predecessor, it now features a bezel-less 4.7" OLED display, a TrueDepth camera system for Face ID system, and dual rear cameras. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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iTunes Gift Card Deal

Apple's $100 iTunes Gift Card normally go on sale during Black Friday, but for those who want to skip the lines, you can get one for just $85 shipped, today only. Use iTunes Gift Cards on the App Store, iTunes Store, the iBooks Store and the Mac App Store in just a few clicks. Choose the place to enjoy: iPhone, iPad, iPod, Apple TV, Mac, or PC. Product page. Continue reading for another video and more information.

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iFace Charging Cable

There's light-up cables, and then iFace, which essentially shows just how much battery life you have on your device, via a hidden LED display that only shows up when in use. Available in a variety of colors, the cable head's display changes color depending on the level of power - red when the battery is low, blue when halfway charged, and green when it's full. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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Apple Watch 3

Apple unveiled its updated Apple Watch Series 3 today, and it will offer an LTE cellular connection, making it a standalone device. That's right, users will be able to make calls and send texts from the accessory, even without an iPhone in range. The Series 3 is also 50% more power efficient for both Bluetooth and Wifi, while enabling you to stream 40 million songs to your wrist through Apple Music and Beats 1 Radio. Expect to pay $399 for the cellular version, $329 for the one without. Continue reading for another hands-on video, more pictures and information.

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