Peter Kafka

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Sad, Wet, Cold People Waiting in Line for the iPad 2 (Video)

It’s turning out to be a pretty nice day in New York, but it was miserable last night. Didn’t stop these people from camping out in front of the flagship Apple store on 5th Avenue so they could buy an iPad 2 this morning. Which, remember, you can order over the Web. Where it’s dry.

Video via BTIG Research, the same folks who gave us video of sweaty dudes waiting to buy new iPhones last summer.


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Another gadget you don’t really need. Will not work once you get it home. New model out in 4 weeks. Battery life is too short to be of any use.

— From the fact sheet for a fake product entitled Useless Plasticbox 1.2 (an actual empty plastic box) placed in L.A.-area Best Buy stores by an artist called Plastic Jesus