Best New Bar in Town

Genius Bar at the Apple Store

Check out the extremely cool new service for Mac users at the Apple Store in the Barton Creek Square Mall. You make an appointment with a "Genius" and sit at the bar. The genius then helps you troubleshoot your Mac problems. Even though it's situated in a mall setting, the vibe is a vacuum of happy calm – like a Jetson-era mental health spa. There are plenty of Apple toys to play with, or you may bring your laptop and plug it in and use their wi-fi to surf the Web while you await your turn. Extra kudos to manager Jonathan and Genius Alex for exhibiting more patience than Job with certain customers with broken computers who act like crackheads denied a fix or at least like 2-year-olds who haven't had their naps.

Apple Store
2901 Capital of TX Hwy. S., 512/634-0520
11410 Century Oaks Terrace, 512/691-4800

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