Report: Self-Checkout Coming to an Apple Store Near You

By Mario Aguilar on at

The next time you drop by the Apple Store to pick up a spare charger, you might not need to talk to a single blue-shirted Apple peon. Several reports indicate that self-checkout is coming to the Apple Store app.

According to one source, a November 3rd update to the Apple Store app will allow retail store customers to check themselves out on purchases of shelved accessories. After completing a purchase inside the app, customers will receive a receipt that they can show as proof of purchase. As for shiny new MacBook Pros, you'll still need a sales associate. [MacRumors and Heylookitseric; Image: Shutterstock]