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Apple Increasing App Store Prices in Turkey Amid Continued Economic Instability

Wednesday December 8, 2021 2:15 pm PST by
Apple today informed developers that it is raising the prices of apps and in-app purchases in Turkey due to changes in foreign exchange rates. The pricing changes will go into effect in the next few days. When taxes or foreign exchange rates change, we sometimes need to update prices on the App Store in certain regions and/or adjust your proceeds. In the next few days, prices of apps and...
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Apple Resumes Product Sales in Turkey With Significant Price Hikes

Friday November 26, 2021 4:00 am PST by
Apple has resumed the sales of its products in Turkey just days after shuttering its sales operation following the Turkish lira collapsing against the U.S. dollar and rising economic concerns. With the resumption of product sales, Apple has also significantly increased the price of all of its products in the country as a result of inflation. Over the past week, the Turkish lira has collapsed ...
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Apple Customers in Turkey Being Turned Away at Retail Stores as Halt on Product Sales Continues

Wednesday November 24, 2021 10:17 am PST by
Apple customers in Turkey are being turned away at retail stores by staff following the halt of online product sales in the country, although the exact reason for the in-store sales halt is unclear. According to macReports, the halt is due to rapid currency fluctuations as the Turkish lira has declined significantly in recent days, and store staff are telling customers that normal sale...
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Apple Temporarily Halts Sales in Turkey After Currency Crash

Tuesday November 23, 2021 11:14 am PST by
Apple appears to have temporarily halted sales of devices in Turkey as the country's economic crisis deepened on Tuesday morning. The lira dropped 15 percent after Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan staunchly defended recent rate cuts, reports Reuters. Right now, Apple's Turkey storefront is up and operational, but no devices are able to be added to a virtual cart or purchased at this time...
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Apple Celebrates Turkish Children's Day With Self-Portraits Created Using iPad and Apple Pencil

Monday April 23, 2018 8:35 am PDT by
Today is National Sovereignty and Children's Day in Turkey, an annual public holiday that takes place on April 23 in the country. As it has in years past, Apple is celebrating the holiday by sharing art that children have created using its products. Apple CEO Tim Cook highlighted a self-portrait created by 13-year-old Özgün Asya, who made the image on an iPad with Apple Pencil. It’s ...
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Apple Expands iTunes Carrier Billing to France and Turkey

Tuesday May 23, 2017 8:54 am PDT by
Apple has enabled iTunes carrier billing in France and Turkey, according to an updated support document, expanding upon the feature's existing availability among select carriers in Austria, Belgium, Germany, Japan, Italy, Norway, Russia, Singapore, Switzerland, Taiwan, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates. The payment method enables customers to pay for iTunes content, App Store apps,...
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Apple Celebrates Children's Day in Turkey With New Billboard and Ad Campaign Fueled By 'Young Talents'

Friday April 21, 2017 6:12 am PDT by
Apple CEO Tim Cook today tweeted out a message as a means of celebrating National Sovereignty and Children's Day in Turkey, which will take place on April 23. Cook's tweet includes a picture of a few billboards that are up in Turkey, which showcase photographs taken by "young talents" within the country in order to celebrate the national holiday. Türkiye'de Ulusal Egemenlik ve Çocuk ...
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iPhone 7 Arrives in More Countries Starting October 7

Friday September 30, 2016 7:51 am PDT by
Apple has announced that iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus launch in India on October 7 and in Macao, Macedonia, Malaysia, Montenegro, South Africa, and Turkey on October 14. The smartphones also launch in Ukraine on October 7, and in South Korea and Thailand on October 21, according to local news reports. In India, the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus will be available through online shops Flipkart,...
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Apple Announces 2016 Summer Camps for Kids at Retail Stores

Tuesday June 21, 2016 7:31 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....
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Apple Planning to Open Third Retail Store in Turkey in 2016

Thursday January 28, 2016 4:41 pm PST by
Apple is preparing to open a third retail store in Turkey, reports MacReports, citing a source familiar with the company's plans. Set to open in Istanbul, the store will launch later in 2016. Apple is said to be in the process of hiring for retail positions at the store and has posted advertisements on job sites in Turkey. The store will reportedly be located at the Emaar Square Mall in...
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Apple Watch Launches in New Zealand, Russia and Turkey on July 31

Tuesday July 21, 2015 5:56 am PDT by
Apple has announced that the Apple Watch will be available for purchase on the Apple Online Store in New Zealand, Russia and Turkey starting July 31 after 7:01 AM local time. Turkish customers should also have the option of in-store pickup at one of two physical Apple Store locations at the Zorlu Center and Akasya Shopping Center in Istanbul. Apple Watch will now be available in over 20...
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Apple Executives Meet with Turkish President to Discuss $4.5 Billion iPad Education Initiative

Friday February 1, 2013 7:52 am PST by
As reported [Google translation] by Turkish blog Elma Dergisi, Apple executives including vice president for education John Couch met with Turkish president Abdullah Gül today to discuss several issues. The office of the Turkish president has also posted a photo and a brief video from the meeting. Turkish president Abdullah Gül at far left, Apple VP John Couch at far right Among the...
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Apple Considering Bid to Provide 15 Million iPads to Turkish Schools

Thursday August 18, 2011 8:47 am PDT by
Bloomberg reports that Apple is among the companies considering making a bid to provide as many as 15 million tablet devices to Turkish schoolchildren over the next four years. Microsoft and Intel are also said to be interested in bidding on the project.Apple officials told [Turkish Trade Minister Zafer] Caglayan during his visit to the U.S. that the Cupertino, California-based maker of smart...