"Like hot cakes!"

Posted by: Mike

"Like hot cakes!" - 07/08/08 01:36 PM

The new iPhone is a hit in the UK: <br><br>[color:blue]"Apple's (AAPL.O: Quote, Profile, Research, Stock Buzz) new iPhone sold out online in Britain ahead of its Friday launch, defying general consumer gloom as the country's economy threatened to tip over into its first recession in more than a decade.<br>Carrier O2 (TEF.MC: Quote, Profile, Research, Stock Buzz) said on Tuesday its website had been unable to cope with demand, which peaked at 13,000 per second. It later said it had sold out.<br>Carphone Warehouse (CPW.L: Quote, Profile, Research, Stock Buzz) said the level of interest was 10 times that for the original iPhone last year. Neither company would give sales figures."</font color=blue><br><br> 13,000 per second? <br><br>Is that a misprint?<br><br>[color:blue][/b]Hodie mihi. Cras tibi.</font color=blue>[/b]
Posted by: margadagio

Re: "Like hot cakes!" - 07/08/08 01:58 PM

Hard to imagine, eh?<br><br>We Canadians now know where our iPhones are being diverted to. Canada will be lucky to sell 10,000 in a month.<br><br>