I need a new power cord/charger for my iPhone. I’ve been staring at exposed wires for weeks now. You’d think I’d have twigged. Nope. It took incessant ‘dinging’ every two seconds while I had it plugged in, ostensibly charging the battery, for me to figure out something might be amiss. Well, that’s not quite true.
It was when I went to use the phone and it was dead.
Before I go too much further with this story, you should know the photo is NOT one I took of my cord. Even I would look at this and understand procrastinating isn’t an option.
Most of the Apple stores in Toronto are in suburban malls. I’m a city dweller. I gave up my car years ago. The good news is, there’s an Apple store in the Eaton Centre. Right downtown. A quick subway ride away. The Eaton Centre is the largest mall in downtown Toronto, home to 330 stores, spread over 148,000 square metres (1,593,058.7 square feet). Actually it’s both a shopping mall and an office complex.
Sadly, it’s also been the scene of several shooting sprees. A la Columbine, Colorado and now, Connecticut. One lone gunman. All kinds of mayhem. Innocent people killed, while they were out shopping and having fun. For Continue reading