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The first floating Apple Store is opening at Marina Bay Sands in Singapore

Apple Marina Bay Sands
Apple Marina Bay Sands (Image credit: Today)

What you need to know

  • Apple Marina Bay Sands opens in Singapore soon.
  • Nobody knows when it will open, but it seems to be imminent.
  • The whole thing is sat on water.

Apple's newest Apple Store to arrive in Singapore will be Apple Marina Bay sands and it's stunning. Not least because it floats on water.

According to Today, the Apple store will be opening "soon" although there's no confirmation exactly when that will be. Apple's website doesn't offer more (opens in new tab) useful information, but there's a funky animated video to get the hype train up to full speed. Not to mention some wallpapers for your iPhone, Mac, and iPad.

Apple Marina Bay Sands Wallpapers

Apple Marina Bay Sands Wallpapers (Image credit: Apple)

We will soon open the doors to our new store by the Bay. Apple Marina Bay Sands will be at the heart of creativity, a place we've made for you to capture your ideas and passions. It will be a space for you to explore, connect and create something new. We can't wait to see where your imagination takes you.

Not content with already building some of the most impressive stores on the planet, Apple has now taken to floating one on water, too. Because why not?

Apple's newest store in Singapore will be housed in a spectacular sphere floating on the waters of Marina Bay, and will be the first Apple store in the world that sits on water.

Be sure to drop us some photos if you happen to be near this place before, and especially when, it opens. I need to see every angle of Apple Marina Bay Sands ASAP!

Oliver Haslam
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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.