By Harry McCracken | Saturday, April 3, 2010 at 6:25 am
Greetings from the outside of the Stonestown Mall in San Francisco, where it’s cold, dark, and desolate–and I’m the fourth person (and third adult) in line to buy an iPad. I got here at 5:30am, about 90 minutes after the first gent in line. And there’s some very sophisticated discussion of iPads, iPhones, and iMacs going on ahead of me.
The Apple Store folks, who have showed up late in the game when I’ve been here to buy iPhones, are already here. They just set up a velvet rope line for us to wait behind–hey, we’re an unruly bunch, and there are so many people here at 6:20am for reasons other than to buy iPads–and have supplied us with free water.
Other than that, not much is going on here. If anything newsworthy happens, I’ll report back, either here or on Twitter. See you later today with more iPad stuff.