the heck. can't believe people are already lining up two days before the thing launches. ridic.
Meanwhile, as the stores gird their loins, the city's staunchest Apple fans have already started lining up. Writes a tipster: "FYI, there are two assholes sitting outside the Apple store in Midtown at present. Camping chairs, supplies, etc. They're
Last time we saw Packer, he was parked out in front of the very same store in anticipation of the iPad — all on his lonesome. This time, however, he has a little help: Packer is being sponsored by Gazelle, a service that allows consumers to recycle unwanted electronics responsibly, and to get cash for selling them. (According to Gazelle reps, the service has seen more than 10,000 iPhone trades since June 7 — we wonder why.)
Gazelle has outfitted Packer with company gear (as you can see from the video) and camping equipment, is paying him $250 for every day he waits in line as well as purchasing his new phone, and has given him a runner to fetch food and other essentials. In short, he’s sitting a lot prettier this time around.