Update, 1:50pm: And here, courtesy of citizen reporter Patrick Nagel, is the Apple store fully unveiled, in all its sleek-geek glory:

For those of you hyperventilating at the thought of an Apple store being in our midst (we’re talking to you Ira Serkes), here is a photo of the lifting of the black veil, the peeling back of the skin, the revelation of the awesomeness within… you get the picture. Photo by — naturally — Ira Serkes.

As reported earlier this week, the store opens this Saturday at 10:00am.

Tracey Taylor is co-founder of Berkeleyside and co-founder and editorial director of Cityside, the nonprofit parent to Berkeleyside and The Oaklandside. Before launching Berkeleyside, Tracey wrote for...