The Rise of the iPhone
Analysis: Check your calenders. Today is the day when pilgrims line the streets. No, it’s not Easter, Shavuot or Eid ul-Fitr. The faithful are not waiting for manna. They wait for another gadget from Jobs.
The iPhone is here (or soon to be, later today).
There’s a whole shipment of the miraculous devices in their pristine packaging just waiting to be plucked from the shelves at your local Apple or AT&T stores. They go on sale tonight at 6pm and you can get yours for $499 for 4 gigabytes of flash memory or $599 if you’re feeling indulgent for 8 gigabytes.
Some have been lining up already, such as near the Apple Store in midtown Manhattan.
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