View Full Version : Take Three: Observations on iPhone Launches

Jun 20, 2009, 03:38 PM
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Category: Apple Hardware
Link: Take Three: Observations on iPhone Launches (http://www.macbytes.com/link.php?sid=20090620163836)
Description:: I just received my iPhone 3G S, and I could not be more excited. How strange buying a new cell phone has become in the last two years. The iPhone is different from other cell phones: people rush out and buy iPhones on the launch day. People who arenít gadget geeks. Launch day is a big deal, but that big deal is important for more than just launch day.

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Jun 20, 2009, 03:58 PM
Interesting article from a non-typical source.

Jun 20, 2009, 04:36 PM
Today I stood in line. I arrived at the Suburban Square Apple store and waited for the latest incarnation of the iPhone; the iPhone 3GS. When I arrived, the line was still short and the sun was still slowly rising over the horizon. Most people were having their morning coffee and waking up to their alarms; I was in line at the Apple store. Despite the absurd nature of standing in line at the crack of dawn to acquire a phone that is fairly similar to my previous version, I managed to have a very rewarding experience.

I met a programmer who just designed his first App. The app was a piece of toast in which you could incorporate pictures (It spawned from those people who see the Virgin Mary or her son, Jesus in their toast). Weird right? However, we are also privy to an app that plays fart noises, so this was keeping with the creativity of applications. We shared a good conversation about technology and what was to come for our kids someday. And in the future would there be lines?...

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