Tag Archive: Genius


Last chance to save big on Drive Genius 4, the award-winning app for maintaining & repairing your Mac [Deals]

Our computers live and die by their hard drives, so it’s important to stay on top of their health. Drive Genius 4 is one of the best ways to keep your hard drive tuned, healthy, and even to bring it back from the dead if it crashes. Right now it’s going for almost half off, […][Read More…]

Genius Bars will begin servicing Beats headphones on Tuesday

Ever since Apple bought Beats for $ 3 million back in May, Cupertino has slowly but surely been integrating the headphone maker’s products and services into the official Apple portfolio. It’s added Beats Music to the Apple TV, officially listed it…Read more ›

Genius! The Apple Watch retail box, designed as an iPhone dock

For a certain subset of Apple fans, the only thing more exciting than Cupertino unleashing a new device upon the world is the box they choose to unleash it in. Apple is famous for its sexy, minimalist packaging design, and…Read more ›

Genius! The Apple Watch retail box, designed as an iPhone dock

For a certain subset of Apple fans, the only thing more exciting than Cupertino unleashing a new device upon the world is the box they choose to unleash it in. Apple is famous for its sexy, minimalist packaging design, and…Read more ›

New Apple Store in the Netherlands will have a 360° Genius Bar

Apple is set to open its new Dutch brick-and-mortar retail store this Saturday, according to ifoAppleStore. This will be the third Apple Store to open in the Netherlands, with previous retail outfits opening in Amsterdam and Haarlem. The store will…Read more ›

Rap Genius Launches iPhone App For Its Lyrical Breakdowns

Having just crawled out of its smackdown from Google, Rap Genius is back with a new app for iOS that gives you access the site’s breakdowns and explanations on all those pop songs you just don’t understand. The Genius app…Read more ›    [Read More…]

New Genius Bar Reservation Policies Should Help Thwart Scalpers

gb_reservation_log-inDo you remember this story, about how China’s network of scalpers were booking up all of Apple’s Genius Bar appointments en masse and then re-selling them on the black market to the highest bidder? Well, Apple’s figured out a way to partially thwart it: they’re now asking you to sign in with your Apple ID […]

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BMW Wants To Copy Apple And Put A Genius Bar In Every Dealership

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Apple’s retail operations were mocked by everyone on the planet when the first Apple Store was opened. But now that the Apple Store is the most profitable retail store in the world, everyone wants to copy what Apple’s doing.

Thanks to some inspiration from the Apple Store, BMW has decided that starting in 2014 they will require all dealers to hire young tech-savvy employees to handle questions from customers about  [Read More…]

Want A Genius Bar Reservation? Apple Now Asks You To Try Rebooting Your iPhone First

Have you tried turning it off and on again?

Try to make a reservation for the Genius Bar at your local Apple Store for a problem with your iPhone, and you’ll now have to complete an important step before you’ll be allowed to see a Genius: you’ll need to turn your iPhone off then on again and see if the problem goes away.

It seems like a laughably remedial troubleshooting step,  [Read More…]