iPad madness in Munich

May 28, 2010: 6:21 AM ET

Plus videos from the launch in Frankfurt, Milan, Tokyo, Paris, Sydney, London and Zurich

Apple's (AAPL) international fan base greeted the iPad in nine countries Friday morning with the usual hoopla -- albeit in different accents and with various degrees of self control. The Germans, for some reason, seem to have the most fun at these events.



  • Apple's Munich opening is mobbed -- in fullscreen panorama

    Here's something you don't see very often.

    A high-res panoramic camera captured the mob scene Saturday morning when Apple (AAPL) opened its flagship Munich retail outlet -- the first Apple Store in Germany. A huge crowd showed up, and it's all there in QTVR -- QuickTime virtual reality.

    To experience the thing, created by photographer Willy Kaemena (visible at the center of the panorama), click on the image above -- or go MORE

    - Dec 6, 2008 11:59 AM ET
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