Why Dubai Is The Natural Home For Tech Giant Apple

Who knew these two greats had so much in common...

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With an Apple mega store opening it's doors in Mall of the Emirates tomorrow we can't help but ask what's taken them so long to go big?

Apple, the most innovative tech firm out there (sorry Android) and Dubai, the city of the future...it just seems like a natural fit to us! Well, we'll look past it since they've clearly seen the light. Their biggest flagship store in the Middle East is being unveiled tomorrow by none other than Apple chief exec Tim Cook.

Anyway here's a list of why it seems the two could have been separated at birth...

They both started off small...

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Apple launched from Steve Job's garage - 1976

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Children playing in Al Satwa, Dubai 1976

And both have seen huge growth

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Dubai's skyline

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people actually camp out waiting for new Apple products!

They both have gone on to achieve the near impossible

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burj khalifa - the world's tallest building

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the world's slickest hand held smart phone

They Both Have Fairly Sizeable Bank Accounts

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This is what a relationship between the two would probably look like

They Both Like To Break World Records

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That's the world's tallest hotel and the world's tallest building. Guinness World Records probably need to set up shop here at this stage!

They have both been lead by inspirational leaders

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Steve Jobs, Apple's co-founder 1955 - 2011

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His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, ruler of Dubai

They Both Like To Give Back

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And they both know the skies the limit

Only they know what the future holds...

Head to Mall Of the Emirates tomorrow at 4 pm for a look. We can't wait to see the layout of the place!

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Casey Fitzgerald

You'll find Casey teaching a class full of kids by day and eagerly restaurant hopping by night. Always excited about unique dining experiences, she never eats at the same place twice...

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