Giant Covent Garden Apple store opens (photos)
CNET UK was on hand Saturday for the launch of Apple's biggest store and explored the many cavernous chambers of the new shop.
This weekend Apple hosted the grand opening of its largest store in the world, in London's Covent Garden. The new store, which houses every Apple product under the sun and employs hundreds of staff members, opened its doors at 10 a.m. on Saturday to a crowd of thousands of Apple devotees.
Spread over three separate floors and composed of a blend of original brickwork and shiny glass elevators, the new store features separate chambers for every kind of Apple product, from iPads, Macs, iPods, and iPhones to software and accessories.
There's also a kids area, with demos of educational software and Macs playing Lego Star Wars to indoctrinate their supple little minds. Customers can take their new products to be tinkered with by the resident Apple experts in setup room, and of course there's a great big Genius Bar.
to see lots more photos from Saturday's opening.