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Apple Closes All Retail Stores in Spain Due to Coronavirus

Friday March 13, 2020 7:23 pm PDT by
Apple has closed all 11 of its retail stores located in Spain as the coronavirus continues to spread in the country. Spain earlier today declared a state of emergency. In a message posted on all of its store websites in Spain, Apple says that health precautions have forced the closure of its retail locations, with no word on when the stores will reopen.Due to current health precautions, this ...

PSA: HomePod Launches in Spain and Mexico on October 26

Thursday October 4, 2018 7:55 am PDT by
For those who may have missed the news, Apple has confirmed the HomePod launches in Spain and Mexico on Friday, October 26. Apple actually made the announcement last month, but it was buried in a footnote of a press release on the day of its iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and Apple Watch Series 4 event, so the news did not make many headlines at the time. HomePod will be available in Space...

Citibank Now Offers Apple Pay in Australia, Singapore, and Hong Kong

Thursday April 26, 2018 11:56 am PDT by
Citi today announced that its credit cards issued in Australia, Singapore, and Hong Kong can now be used with Apple Pay, followed by Taiwan later this year. Citi cardholders can activate Apple Pay by opening the Wallet app, tapping the plus sign in the top-right corner, tapping the continue button, and positioning the credit card into the on-screen frame or entering the card details...

Apple Now Selling Refurbished 2017 27-inch iMac Models in Europe

Thursday December 21, 2017 1:41 am PST by
Apple quietly updated several of its European online stores for refurbished products over the last couple of days, and has added its latest 27-inch 5K iMac models to the discounted listings for the first time. The iMacs were first released in June of 2017 and feature Kaby Lake processors, faster SSDs, and AMD discrete graphics. Online stores in France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, and Spain have...

Xiaomi's Expansion into Europe Kicks Off With Smartphone Sales Launch in Spain

Tuesday November 7, 2017 2:34 am PST by
Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi is about to make good on stalled plans to expand into Western Europe, beginning with a sale launch in Spain on Wednesday. Xiaomi will initially offer to Spanish consumers its flagship Mi A1 device (229 euros) and its all-screen Mi Mix 2 smartphone (499 euros), pictured below. In 2014, Xiaomi was briefly the world's most valuable startup in China, but intense...

Apple Pay in Spain Now Supported by CaixaBank and ImaginBank

Wednesday October 18, 2017 4:13 am PDT by
Apple Pay support in Spain has been extended to CaixaBank and ImaginBank, according to reports out of the country this morning. Spanish tech blog AppleSfera first reported that cards issued by the banks were working with Apple's mobile payment system as of Tuesday, and CaixaBank has now officially confirmed the support. Apple Pay integration with Caixabank had been promised "before the...

Apple Pay Expanding to AIB in Ireland, CaixaBank in Spain, and Other Banks in UK, France, and Italy

Tuesday July 18, 2017 8:29 am PDT by
Apple Pay continues its global expansion today with several new participating banks, and more coming soon, in France, Italy, Ireland, Spain, and the UK. In France, Apple says Apple Pay will be available later this year to Banque BCP and Arkéa Banque Privée customers, and through mobile-only banking and/or payment solutions Orange Bank, Lydia, and N26. In Italy, as promised, Apple Pay is av...

Apple Pay Expanding to Additional Banks in France, Italy, and Spain

Thursday July 6, 2017 6:44 am PDT by
Apple has updated its regional websites to indicate that Apple Pay is expanding to additional banks in France, Italy, and Spain. In France, Apple Pay will be available later this year at Crédit Mutuel de Bretagne, Crédit Mutuel du Sud-Ouest, and Crédit Mutuel Massif Central, which are the three regional federations of Crédit Mutuel Arkéa. Apple Pay is also coming to Crédit Mutuel Arkéa's ...

Apple Maps Transit Directions Start Rolling Out in Madrid

Tuesday June 27, 2017 4:45 pm PDT by
Apple recently updated its Maps app to add transit directions and data for Madrid, Spain, one of the cities where hints of transit support first surfaced months ago. When searching for directions in Madrid, transit options that include the Empresa Municipal de Transportes de Madrid bus line, the Cercanías Madrid, and the Madrid Metro are now available. Madrid does not, however, have full...

Apple Music's Three-Month Trial is No Longer Free in Australia, Spain, and Switzerland

Sunday May 21, 2017 7:29 am PDT by
Since launching in June 2015, Apple Music has offered a free three-month trial in the United States and over 100 other countries around the world. In some countries, such as Ireland and the Netherlands, the free trial is for one month. According to Apple's website, however, the trial now costs 99 cents in Australia, 0,99 € in Spain, and Fr. 0.99 in Switzerland. Based on our spot check, the...

Apple Pay Launches in Spain for American Express and Banco de Santander Customers

Thursday December 1, 2016 1:27 am PST by
Apple Pay today launched in Spain, marking the 13th country where the mobile wallet service is available for Apple customers. The news follows a report published yesterday by Spanish website Applesfera that said Apple Pay would launch in the country on December 1. Today, Apple Pay's availability in Spain began through a partnership with Amex and Banco de Santander. Credit and debit cards...

Apple Maps Gains 30 New Flyover Locations Around the World

Thursday July 7, 2016 11:07 pm PDT by
Apple today updated its iOS feature availability page with 30 new Flyover locations around the world, including cities in the United States, Germany, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Spain, and the United Kingdom. Flyover is an Apple Maps feature that provides photo-realistic 3D views of primarily large cities and landmarks. In satellite view, users can zoom, pan, and rotate to get a closer look at...

Apple Announces 2016 Summer Camps for Kids at Retail Stores

Tuesday June 21, 2016 6:31 am PDT by
Apple has opened registration in the U.S. and a number of other countries (links below) for its annual Apple Summer Camp, where kids aged 8 to 12 can attend a company retail store and learn how to create interactive books and movies using Apple products and software, ranging from iBooks Author on Mac to iMovie on iPad. Apple's summer workshops will be hosted between 10:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m....

Apple Expands iPhone Trade Up Program to France, Italy, and Spain

Friday May 27, 2016 5:53 am PDT by
Apple today expanded its "Trade Up with Installments" program for iPhone to France, Italy, and Spain, enabling customers to trade in an eligible older-generation iPhone, Android, or Windows Phone smartphone and put the value of that device towards a new iPhone based on a 24-month payment plan. When a customer in Italy trades in a used 16GB iPhone 5s for a new 16GB iPhone SE, for example, an...

Apple Maps Gains 23 New Flyover Locations Around the World

Tuesday March 8, 2016 4:22 am PST by
Apple today updated its iOS feature availability page with 23 new Flyover locations around the world, including cities in the United States, Australia, Belgium, Canada, France, Italy, Mexico, Spain, Taiwan, and the United Kingdom. Flyover is an Apple Maps feature that provides photo-realistic 3D views of primarily large cities and landmarks. In satellite view, users can zoom, pan, and rotate ...

Apple Expands Personal Pickup to Six More European Countries

Tuesday December 1, 2015 3:49 am PST by
Apple today expanded its Personal Pickup in-store pickup service to France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Spain and Sweden. The launch of Personal Pickup in Germany was first noted by Macerkopf, and MacRumors subsequently confirmed the wider European expansion of the service. Personal Pickup allows customers to place an order on the Apple Online Store or Apple Store app and pick it up at a...

Apple Now Accepting iPhone 6s In-Store Reservations in Second Wave Launch Countries

Tuesday October 6, 2015 5:46 am PDT by
Apple is now accepting iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus in-store reservations through its Reserve and Pickup program in six European countries where the smartphones are set to launch this Friday, October 9, including Belgium, Italy, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and the Netherlands. iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus reservations on Apple Online Store in Switzerland European customers can select an iPhone ...

Apple Watch Pre-Orders in Italy and Other Second Wave Countries Could Begin May 8

Wednesday April 22, 2015 5:57 am PDT by
Apple will begin accepting pre-orders for the Apple Watch in Italy on May 8, according to Italian website iSpazio. The report, citing an internal source, claims that Apple Stores in the country have already received Apple Watch advertising materials and display tables for the wrist-worn device that will be setup on May 7 to prepare for the launch. While not mentioned directly in the report, iSp...