Apple Store

679 N. Michigan Ave.

801 W. North Ave.

Find everything imaginable for your iPod and Mac in a slick, contemporary environment. Ask for an education discount.

Atomic Imaging
1501 N. Magnolia Ave.

3D imaging, animation hardware, software, imaging, and multimedia equipment. Student discounts available. Green screen sound stage and video production facility, equipment rental, crew.

Best Buy
875 N. Michigan Ave.: 312.397.2146 (John Hancock Center)
1000 W. North Ave.

The electronic store mainstay has two locations, conveniently accessible by public transportation.

Micro Center
2645 N. Elston Ave.

The “supermarket” for computers, supplies, and peripherals. Competitive prices, with some prices better than mail–order.
Computer parts, laptops, digital cameras, and more.