Launch

  • iPad line goes around the block in NYC

    The crowd of nearly 1,200 customers filled the FAO Schwartz plaza, wound down 58th Street, ran up Madison Ave. and across 59th Street all the way back to Fifth Ave.

    The turnout for Apple's (AAPL) iPad 2 was huge -- bigger than any I'd seen for a product launch. An hour before the doors were scheduled to open at the company's flagship Fifth Avenue store, it was too large and fluid MORE

    - Mar 11, 2011 4:44 PM ET
  • Launch videos: 'Middle of the night give me a silly line to buy iPhone 4'

    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 MORE

    - Jul 30, 2010 12:38 PM ET
  • Do Kiwis go crazy for iPads?

    YouTube videos -- some wild, some less so -- document iPad's launch in 9 countries Friday

    For future anthropologists who may someday write doctoral theses on how different cultures greeted the arrival Apple's (AAPL) tablet computer, we submit as evidence the videos below the fold.

    The iPad launched in nine countries Friday, but how that launch was greeted varied widely.

    There were long queues in Amsterdam, Rotterdam and Hassalt, Belgium. There were velvet-roped MORE

    - Jul 25, 2010 11:57 AM ET
    Posted in: , , ,
  • Sprint cuts EVO sales numbers, still impressive

    Sprint changed its launch day numbers down to the combined weekend totals of its two previous best sellers combined.

    The Sprint EVO 4G is selling very well, even if it isn't selling as well as Sprint previously stated.  Sprint today said that it had misstated the original numbers by adding an extra 3x in its original statement.

    Sprint said on Tuesday the total number of HTC EVO 4G devices sold on the launch day MORE

    - Jun 9, 2010 9:33 AM ET
    Posted in: , , ,
  • Apple sets iPad ship date; shares hit record high

    "Magical" and "revolutionary" and only few days late

    Apple (AAPL) shares soared to record levels Friday as the company announced that its iPad tablet computer will go on sale Saturday, April 3, within a few days of its original ship date.

    Reports that the device had run into a production problem don't seem to have greatly affected its release. Customers can place online orders for both the Wi-Fi and the Wi-Fi + MORE

    - Mar 5, 2010 4:03 PM ET
Current Issue
  • Give the gift of Fortune
  • Get the Fortune app
  • Subscribe
Powered by WordPress.com VIP.