Greetings From iLine 2011

By  |  Friday, October 14, 2011 at 5:20 am

Once again, Apple is releasing a new iPhone. Once again, I’m in line at the crack of dawn at the Stonestown Galleria in San Francisco. This time I’m here with my wife Marie, who’s excited about upgrading from an iPhone 3GS to a 4S. We’ve been here for an hour; there were around 40 folks here when we arrived, along with a few phantom lawn chairs.)

There may be Apple Stores where iLines are still festive, even circus-like affairs. Not this one, at least so far. There are no kids dressed as iPhones. And Woz isn’t here. Just a lot of rather quiet people. And some Apple employees, who have already been consulting with people about carriers, capacities, colors, and the many and varied virtues of Applecare.

I’ll let you know if any excitement breaks out…

 
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7 Comments For This Post

  1. The_Heraclitus Says:

    Interesting but, you missed the biggest tech news of the month. Dennis Ritchie passed on…

    Forest – Trees

  2. MJPollard Says:

    Why report real news when you can talk about a bunch of pathetic people sitting outside all night just so they can be one of the first ones to buy a phone?

  3. Rip Says:

    lol real news. there is no such a thing, everything is scripted. life included.

  4. The_Heraclitus Says:

    LMAO. Anonymous downrates from AppleBots.

  5. Hamranhansenhansen Says:

    Apple users love Dennis Ritchie. Every Apple product runs a Unix compatible operating system and native C applications.

  6. Hamranhansenhansen Says:

    Calling people pathetic for being excited about a technology on a site called Technologizer is much more pathetic.

  7. The_Heraclitus Says:

    Well, I guess the Apple user who down rated was too uneducated to understand who Ritchie was… Not an unusual situation…