Saturday, August 23, 2008

WinInfo Short Takes: Apple Paid Actors to Wait in Line During iPhone Launch in Poland

 See the full post for other interesting tidbits from last week

In a bid to make its new iPhone 3G look more popular than it really is, Apple paid actors to wait in line in front of retail locations around the country. But here's the messed up part of this story, in case the central theme doesn't seem to messed up to you: The company is admitting to the practice. "We have these fake queues at front of 20 stores around the country to drum up interest in the iPhone," an Apple spokesperson admits.

Source: WinInfo Short Takes: Week of August 25, 2008

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