updated 06:45 pm EDT, Wed April 20, 2005
Apple Store Bullring
Apple today said it would open its second Apple Store in the UK later this month. The grand opening of its Birmingham store will coincide with the launch of Mac OS X Tiger: the will open on April 29th at 6 pm to help celebrate the launch of its next-generation operating system. The store will be open until midnight, allowing users to get a hands-on introduction to Tiger. Apple is offering a PowerBook G4, an iPod or other prizes, including a Grand Opening Sweepstake to win a Digital Lifestyle Collection valued at £2145 (20-inch flat-panel iMac with SuperDrive, an iPod mini, a Canon lxus 40 digital camera, a Canon MV800 digital camcorder and a Canon iP6000D printer). As usual, the first 1400 people through the doors will receive a free Apple commemorative T-shirt.