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Friday, September 19, 2014

iPhone 6 Frenzy Begins As Apple Releases New Phone Today

Posted By on Fri, Sep 19, 2014 at 7:40 AM

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Perhaps nobody is more thrilled about the release of the new iphone 6 today than those dedicated suckers who have been camping out in line since earlier this week. 

Alas, the doors to Apple stores in 10 countries open at 8 a.m. today where Apple maniacs can grab the latest iPhone generation — the iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus — and move on with their lives. We always enjoy iPhone release season, not for the phone (we're Android people) but for the amazingly ridiculous photos of people who have made time to sit and wait, sometimes for days, in line.

Here's some footage from yesterday, which shows long lines already formed at the San Francisco Apple store:

And some of our favorite easy-to-believe images of Apple fans killing time on their current iPhones while waiting for new iPhones:

The mass of consumers will be replaced by masses of demonstrators who are using today to demand Apple provide more full-time work for its security officers. Incidentally, security officers would come in handy at Apple stores today. 

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Erin Sherbert

Erin Sherbert

Erin Sherbert was the Online News Editor for SF Weekly from 2010 to 2015. She's a Texas native and has a closet full of cowboy boots to prove it.


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