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767 Fifth Avenue December 9, 2006

Posted by Brian L. Belen in Show and Tell, Technology.

Apple Computer’s flagship store on 5th Avenue and 58th Street. Actually, this is just the façade and entrance; the store is really underground.

Open 24/7, it exists to satisfy that urge to buy an iPod at 4am should the spirit be so moved. Dropping in is as close to a religous experience as any devoted Apple fanatic can have: the store has every currently available Mac product, accessory, or related software on display. Between the accessible demo units and the knowledgable staff who live to answer customer questions (and can close sales just as quickly), this is definitely the Mac user’s Mecca.



1. Jason dV - December 11, 2006

There you are, ogling shiny new things in the mac user’s Mecca, and here we were, spending the weekend at the beach accompannied by Typhoon Seniang. Life can be so undair. Sigh.

2. Jason dV - December 11, 2006

Ugh. Another case of fingers itching to hit the “return” key and move on to reading the next blog.

I meant to write: “life can be so unfair.”

3. Brian L. Belen - December 11, 2006

“Undairness” is relative, especially when “ogling” new toys is as far as one can go. Budget constraints, finals week and all.

Ah, me.

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[…] A few months ago, I had to replace my Powerbook’s AC Adapter becaue some cable fraying ultimately resulted in sparks flying each time I’d plug it in. In theory, this could have been remedied by simply using some electrical tape to secure the damaged area, which was really very small. Yet I didn’t want to risk it, so I ended up making my first purchase at the New York Apple Store on Fifth Avenue. […]

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