John Paczkowski

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Unlike iPhone Lines, iPhone Setup Process Mercifully Short

If you’re buying an iPhone 3G from Apple (AAPL) this Friday, the company expects the purchase process to take about 12 to 15 minutes–once you’ve actually made it inside an Apple Store. So Ron Johnson, Apple’s retail chief, told Bloomberg today. “Our expectation is that in 10 to 15 minutes, you’ll be set up and ready to go,” he said, adding that Apple’s retail stores hope to process about 100 customers an hour. Of course, that’s assuming everyone shows up with the required credit card and Social Security number so that the device can be activated immediately.


Twitter’s Tanking

December 30, 2013 at 6:49 am PT

2013 Was a Good Year for Chromebooks

December 29, 2013 at 2:12 pm PT

BlackBerry Pulls Latest Twitter for BB10 Update

December 29, 2013 at 5:58 am PT

Apple CEO Tim Cook Made $4.25 Million This Year

December 28, 2013 at 12:05 pm PT

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The problem with the Billionaire Savior phase of the newspaper collapse has always been that billionaires don’t tend to like the kind of authority-questioning journalism that upsets the status quo.

— Ryan Chittum, writing in the Columbia Journalism Review about the promise of Pierre Omidyar’s new media venture with Glenn Greenwald