If you happen to be in Times Square in New York City right about now, you'll be among the first to experience the just opened Wired Store 2011, which is 10,000 square foot of gadget goodness curated by our favorite magazine. Part retail store, part tech museum and an all-round social space, you can drop by to pickup that hard-to-find piece of tech you've read about, gawk at some of the more artistic/futuristic pieces not for sale, or just attend one of the many themed days to learn and meet kindred spirits. Some must-see gadgets include: 24-carat gold plated Atari gaming console ($6,650) Trithon Reyn 96” TV, mounted in a slick combo of walnut, steel and brass, with a genuine python belt ($30,000) iTree docking station for iPhone and iPod, made from a hollow tree trunk ($15,580) Superplexus, a supersized spherical maze ($30,000) Gadget gifts you won't find at your local Best Buy: Lytro Light Field Camera ($399-499) Intelligent play Sifteo Cubes ($149) … [Read more...] about The Wired Store in New York City is a gadget geek’s dream
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posted on 29 Sep 2012, 20:36 3 1. GoBears (Posts: 454; Member since: 27 Apr 2012) MIght have to take a roadtrip to NY and check it out! posted on 29 Sep 2012, 21:44 3 10. JC557 (Posts: 1865; Member since: 07 Dec 2011) I've been to the ones in San Diego and they're pretty nice. I can't wait till the WP8 phones and Surface products start filling the tables. posted on 29 Sep 2012, 20:40 3 2. PapaSmurf (Posts: 10457; Member since: 14 May 2012) Free Samsung Series 9? Oh my. posted on 29 Sep 2012, 20:40 2 3. PapaSmurf (Posts: 10457; Member since: 14 May 2012) Microsoft, open a store in Chicago! posted on 29 Sep 2012, 20:47 1 4. PAPINYC (banned) (Posts: 2315; Member since: 30 Jul 2011) Damn, there's no way I'm jumping on a L.I.R.R. train to go check out that store; I would've gone tomorrow if it were in Midtown. Leave it to Microsoft to make a store inaccessible. posted on 29 Sep 2012, 21:45 1 11. JC557 (Posts: 1865; Member since: 07 Dec 2011) … [Read more...] about Comments for : Microsoft opens stores in New York, Delaware and New Hampshire to cheering crowds
In New York City or Los Angeles? Interested in Google’s latest wave of hardware products? Lucky for you, Google has deployed two pop-up stores where you can check them all out in person, and even purchase products right there.The New York City store is located in the Flatiron district at 110 Fifth Avenue, and will be open from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. The L.A. store has the same hours, and it’s located at 8552 Melrose Avenue. The stores are expected to be open through the holidays until December 31. There will be various “programming” at these spaces throughout the holiday season — at last year’s pop up, Google had a giveaway event where it offered the chance to win various prizes, including Pixel phones.So what exactly can you see at this year’s pop up stores? Google announced a slew of new products at its October 4 hardware event, and you’ll be able to see and eventually purchase everything as they become available. This includes the new … [Read more...] about Here’s what Google’s pop-up stores in New York and Los Angeles have to offer
It’s a city already known for its bookstores, but now, the Strand and Brazenhead may have some unexpected corporate competition. No, it’s not another Barnes & Noble — it’s Amazon. The Seattle-based company is moving east and looking to bring its brick-and-mortar operation to the Big Apple, and it’s set to open in Hudson Yards.And while the internet business may be fickle and rumors of another West Coast retail store abound, this appears to be no joke — a source tells the New York Post, “I don’t know if the final lease was signed yet, but I know the deal is happening. There’s no way that deal is dying.”While Amazon has yet to confirm or deny the new location, it has admitted that it’s planning on opening a second store in San Diego. The first was opened late in 2015 in Seattle after much secrecy — in fact, so stealthy was the online retailer about its plans that it code-named the entire operation … [Read more...] about Is Amazon opening a brick-and-mortar store in New York City?
Six years in the planning, Microsoft finally throws open the doors to its first flagship store in NY City on Monday. The lavishly designed Fifth Avenue premises features three floors of retail space and is just a few blocks from Apple’s famous glass-cube store.The new outlet, which opens for business at midday, allows visitors to get their hands on a variety of products from Microsoft and its partners; and yes, that of course includes the new Surface Pro 4 tablet as well as Microsoft’s much-hyped laptop-tablet combo, the Surface Book.Anyone with a tech query can head to the store’s Answer Desk, a Genraius Bar-like service “for technical questions, troubleshooting and repairs.” However, in contrast to the service offered by Apple’s team, Microsoft’s experts will happily help with questions about any PC or mobile device, regardless of the maker or where it was bought.Other store features include … [Read more...] about Microsoft opens first flagship store in New York, just down the street from Apple
Google is neither confirming nor denying a Bloomberg report Tuesday that the search giant plans to soon start testing a mobile-payment service at stores in New York and San Francisco .Mobile Wallet: Coming Soon? iPhone-as-Wallet: What You Should Know Before Taking the Plunge The Bloomberg report, citing anonymous sources, says Google will pay for installation of special cash registers from VeriFone Systems that would be required for the mobile-payment service described as accepting payments from mobile phones supported technology called near-field communication (NFC).BUZZBLOG: Google to give e-wallet evolution a gooseGoogle spokesman Nate Tyler did say that Google, which has a payment service known as Google Checkout, does have interest in NFC technology for use with smartphones, pointing out that NFC is supported in the Samsung Nexus S phone.He added that Google recently began an NFC project in Portland, Ore., in which merchants have begun to make use of NFC … [Read more...] about Is Google Getting Into NFC-Based Mobile Payments in New York and San Francisco?
The Nintendo store in New York has released a new schedule for SNES Classic sales events. The next opportunity to pick up a SNES Classic is on Sunday at 11 am. Get the Free Tracker App to find a SNES Classic in Stock The Nintendo NYC store continues to restock the SNES Classic on Monday at 2 pm, Tuesday at 2 pm and Wednesday 2 pm. You can see the published schedule above.You can only buy one unit and you have to bring your ID and you have to pay with debit or credit card. If you have already purchased a SNES Classic at the Nintendo store, you might not be allowed to buy another one. The Nintendo NY store is located at 10 Rockefeller Plaza.The SNES Classic is also available in select Target, GameStop and Walmart stores. Read the latest SNES Classic stock report.The SNES Classic has not been available online since Tuesday, October 11. To get notified when the SNES Classic is in stock online install the free online inventory tracker app.The Tracker app is a free online inventory … [Read more...] about SNES Classic Restocking Continues In New York
The Nintendo Switch is in stock at many Walmart Stores Saturday morning according to the Nintendo Switch Stock Tracker. Consumers who fail to find a Nintendo Switch in stock can line up again at the Nintendo Store in New York on Easter Monday, April 17. Get In Stock Alerts on Twitter for SNES Classic, Switch and More The Nintendo flagship store in New York has released a Switch sales schedule for all of next week. On Easter Monday, April 17 the Switch goes on sale at 10am. On Tuesday the sale begins at 3pm, Wednesday at 10am, Thursday at 3pm and on Friday at 10am. Consumers living in New York or visit the Big Apple, can line up at the Nintendo store at 10 Rockefeller Plaza to score a hard to find $299.99 Nintendo Switch. The demand is still extreme for the Nintendo Switch. Shoppers need to line up at least 3 hours before the announced sale time to have a fighting chance on getting a Switch.The Nintendo store requires shoppers to pay with credit card and show their identification. … [Read more...] about Nintendo Switch In Stock At Nintendo Store In New York Starting Easter Monday
The Nintendo flagship store in New York is selling the Nintendo Switch console each day this week. If you live in New York or visit the Big Apple, you can line up at the Nintendo store at 10 Rockefeller Plaza Wednesday morning. The store is distributing wristbands to customers in line. You know you got there to late if the wristbands run out. Get In Stock Alerts on Twitter for SNES Classic, Switch and More The Nintendo Switch sale at the Nintendo store begins at 10am today. On Thursday April 6, the sale begins at 4pm and on Friday, the Switch consoles are available at 10am again. This is one of the best chances to find a Switch console in stock. It requires though to line up.Nintendo announced last week that more Nintendo Switch consoles are on the way. The Mario company said the truth. Lots of new Switch inventory has been showing up over the past days.The extreme demand makes it though difficult to score a Switch for the regular retail price of $299.99. Resellers charge a $100+ … [Read more...] about How To Buy A Nintendo Switch All Week In New York
Amazon is reportedly planning to open a retail store in New York, reports the Wall Street Journal. The said brick-and-mortar shop, a first in its 20-year history, is located at 7 West 34th Street, a few steps just across the Empire State Building. Get the Free Tracker App to find a SNES Classic in Stock The Journal adds that Amazon is poised to open just in time for the holiday shopping season when people are more inclined to shop. Sources said that the 12-story store will function as a mini warehouse for same-day deliveries and pickups.Amazon will also use the site for product returns and exchanges. Most importantly, a physical store will be a great way to market Amazon's products, namely, Kindle e-readers and Fire devices.“It's about marketing the Amazon brand,” Wells Fargo analyst Matt Nemer told the Journal. “Same-day delivery, ordering online and picking up in store are ideas that are really catching on. Amazon needs to be at the center of that.” … [Read more...] about Amazon Reportedly Opening Its First Physical Store In New York