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July 15, 2008

iPhone 3G in NYC

Michael Blowhard writes:

Dear Blowhards --

The iPhone 3G may have been released last Friday but excitement about it continues, at least in New York City's SoHo. Here's a snap I took of SoHo's Apple Store early Monday evening.


Donald marveled about iPhone-mania back here. Me, I'm a generally happy Apple user -- but I dislike cellphones intensely, no matter how chic they may be. And I wish they'd all just go away. People care about their cellphones? Why?

TUAW reports that Apple has already sold a million iPhone 3G's.



posted by Michael at July 15, 2008


Don't these people own a life?

Posted by: Rick Darby on July 15, 2008 5:00 PM

The people standing in those lines do have lives, but here's what I think: the most relevant thing to a lot of them is not what they know or what they do, but how many people they're connected to. A cell phone is a device that allows them to achieve relevancy.

What good is winning a Nobel Peace Prize if you can't text a bunch of people and tell them about it?

Posted by: Joe Valdez on July 16, 2008 12:16 AM

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