You don't need a translator to follow Friday's 17-country launch of the iPhone 4
One of best things about the movie Babies -- a documentary look at the first year of life in four very different countries -- is that you know what the parents are saying to their children even if you don't understand a word.
It's the same these days with the overseas launches of new Apple (AAPL) products. See MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Jul 30, 2010 12:38 PM ET
Customers camped out overnight in cities around the world to buy Apple's tablet computer
[UPDATE: About 1,200 customers had lined up outside Apple's flagship store in Tokyo's Ginza district when the doors finally opened at 8 a.m., according to Reuters.]
Rahul Koduri, 22, had been sitting in front of an Apple Store in Sydney, Australia, since 2 a.m. Thursday.
In Tokyo, Takechiyo Yamanaka planted his folding camp chair outside Apple's Ginza store on MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - May 27, 2010 3:36 PM ET
Hollering and high fives at store openings in Queensland, Montpellier and New York City
Someday Apple (AAPL) will open a store and no one will notice.
But we're not quite there yet.
The company held grand openings for new retail outlets on three continents Saturday -- in Chermside, Australia; Montpellier, France; and New York City -- and each was accompanied by huge crowds and predictably over-the-top staffers.
As the videos below the fold demonstrate, MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Nov 14, 2009 11:41 AM ET
The week opens with fresh reports of iPhone agreements with overseas carriers, as Apple (AAPL) continues its push to roll the Web-browsing cellphone out beyond the United States and Europe.
The Wall St. Journal, BBC and other sources reported on Monday that Apple and SingTel have signed deals to bring the iPhone to four countries in the Asia-Pacific region. SingTel, with 124 million mobile subscribers, is said to be the largest MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - May 12, 2008 9:08 AM ET
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