What you need to know
- Apple Marina Bay Sands is now open.
- Customers made reservations to be the first inside Apple's dome.
- There's nothing quite like it.
Apple Marina Bay Sands is now open to the public with a limited number of people lucky enough to have reserved their place in line for the big day. Doors opened at 10 am with people ushered into Apple's large glass dome.
The store is like no other and floats on Marina Bay, hence the name. Amazingly, the whole thing is fully self-supported as well.
Apple shared photos of its new stores a couple of days ago with customers taking to social media today to share their experience on day one. And the place looks just as impressive as you'd expect it to.
Here is the socially-distanced reservations-only line at the tunnel entrance to the new Marina Bay Sands Apple Store this morning pic.twitter.com/SIcJGSp3C6Here is the socially-distanced reservations-only line at the tunnel entrance to the new Marina Bay Sands Apple Store this morning pic.twitter.com/SIcJGSp3C6— Bryan Ma (@bryanbma) September 10, 2020September 10, 2020
Apple has been part of Singapore for more than 40 years and this new flagship store is evidence that the company intends to stick around for plenty of time to come.
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Oliver Haslam has written about Apple and the wider technology business for more than a decade with bylines on How-To Geek, PC Mag, iDownloadBlog, and many more. He has also been published in print for Macworld, including cover stories. At iMore, Oliver is involved in daily news coverage and, not being short of opinions, has been known to 'explain' those thoughts in more detail, too.
Having grown up using PCs and spending far too much money on graphics card and flashy RAM, Oliver switched to the Mac with a G5 iMac and hasn't looked back. Since then he's seen the growth of the smartphone world, backed by iPhone, and new product categories come and go. Current expertise includes iOS, macOS, streaming services, and pretty much anything that has a battery or plugs into a wall. Oliver also covers mobile gaming for iMore, with Apple Arcade a particular focus. He's been gaming since the Atari 2600 days and still struggles to comprehend the fact he can play console quality titles on his pocket computer.
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