Apple Store

Apple Store

Situated at the heart of the 5th Avenue shopping strip and identifiable by the crystal-like cubic entrance, Apple Store New York is a tech-junkie’s paradise. With a sleek white interior and modernist design, the mammoth store could almost be mistaken for a chic uptown art gallery were it not for the gleaming monitors and digital displays punctuating the endless space. Known for a catalog of firsts you’ll find all the most popular products from the market-leading company, such as the iPhone 4 and Mac Book Air, along with some great audio systems. For tech advice head to the Genius Bar, served …continue reading

42 Photo

42 Photo

Specializing in the retail and repair of leading camera brands for over 40 years, 42 Photo is the place to go if you’re looking for a new Digital Still or Digital S.L.R. Video and H.D cameras now too make up part of the extensive stock range at this 5th Avenue camera store. Staff are always at hand to provide tech advice, and they don’t mind if you’ve never spent a dime in the store. For an alternative to the jam-packed big electronics stores and the best in traditional service, 42 Photo wins hands-down.

A.C Gears

AC Gears

Self-defined as “New Yorks own gadget lifestyle boutique”, A.C Gears offers a chic retail outlet with the very best and latest gadget finds from Japan, China and the West. You might describe their wares as kooky, kitsch and even downright odd, but once you get your hands on the pistol-firing alarm-clock, you’ll realize the uses for such outlandish gadgets. Should you tire of the many gadgets on offer, relax with a nostalgic game of Tetris or Super Mario Bros on the in-house Nintendo Classic games system.

Sony Style

Sony Style

With two floors as sleek and futuristic in design, as the multifarious gadgets on offer, techies will find themselves immersed in a world of cutting-edge technology and interactive exhibits, that have made the Sony mall as much a tourist attraction as the city’s famous Natural History Museum. No travel itinerary is completed without a visit to Sony Style where city workers spend their lunch hours trailing the latest computer games, or waiting for the newest Vaio laptop to be unveiled. Sony have honored the tourist attraction reputation with a fantastic new exhibition, known as Sony Wonder Technology Lab. The five separate …continue reading