It's a stark contrast to the minimalist glass cube of Apple's Fifth Avenue store in New York City, and a good example of how Apple's built its 400-plus store empire. You can walk into any of the company's stores and walk out with the same gadget, but each store … Read more
Last week Apple made big claims about the photo capabilities of its new flagship phone, the iPhone 5S, and Monday was one of the first chances to see it in action outside of the company's press event.
Fashion brand Burberry used the phone -- which goes on sale this Friday -- to capture stills, videos, and celebrity snapshots at its Spring/Summer fashion show, which took place earlier today in London.
Apple's iPhone 5S will be fashionably early.
No, Apple's not releasing the phone before its September 20 launch. Instead, Apple on Thursday said it will be used for photos and videos at the Burberry runway show in London next Monday -- a full four days before the device goes on sale there.
"Using the all-new iSight camera on iPhone 5S, Burberry is shooting high quality photos and video for runway and beauty looks, product details, and backstage moments," Apple said in a press release.
The media will then be posted freely online, the two companies said. … Read more
Square has lined up its first luxury-brand partner, a new report claims.
Square and the Burberry clothing chain are testing out a deal to see how the payment processing might work in its stores, The Next Web reported today, citing people who claim to have knowledge of the deal. The announcement could be made soon.
Burberry CTO John Douglas already spilled the beans, albeit unofficially. On Twitter last week, Douglas noted that Square was "live in our Burberry Brit store in San Francisco."
Square has been growing by leaps and bounds. The company, which offers a free accessory … Read more