Apple's University Village store. (Credit: Apple)

Apple starts tracking customers inside its stores to send mobile alerts based on where they’re standing

Starting today, when customers walk into an Apple Store, their phone will be ready to sell them products wihtout a salesperson ever having to speak with them. According to a report by the Associated Press, Apple just switched on iBeacons across its more than 200 retail stores worldwide. The technology, new in iOS 7, allows… Read More

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iPad fans react to a Windows 8 tablet — will they switch?

Will iPad lovers give Windows 8 tablets a chance? That’s the question we asked for this week’s installment of Geek on the Street. GeekWire stood outside of the Apple Store in Seattle’s University Village, and showed people who came out of the store a tablet running Microsoft’s new operating system. The hardware we used was the very basic… Read More