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tracking delivery of the newest, very expensive iPhone 6s
« on: September 23, 2015, 07:15:01 AM »
Disclaimer: I like apple products and am typing this on a 3 year old macbook. 
But for super-obsessed people just waiting for their brand new $600+ iPhone, you can obsessively track it's progress as it flies from China to wherever-the-heck-you-are.

http://flightaware.com/live/iphone

OMG - flight UPS63 might hit turbulence crossing the pacific and may delay its schedule landing by almost 25 minutes.  waahhhhh!!

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Re: tracking delivery of the newest, very expensive iPhone 6s
« Reply #1 on: September 28, 2015, 10:16:06 AM »
Can't a person just walk into an Apple store and buy one off of the shelf?

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Re: tracking delivery of the newest, very expensive iPhone 6s
« Reply #2 on: September 28, 2015, 11:08:53 AM »
I've been thinking about hitting the phone addiction market on Etsy, it looks like a lucrative market as long as you can think of a phone accessory that is a smidge different from what is already out there.

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Re: tracking delivery of the newest, very expensive iPhone 6s
« Reply #3 on: September 28, 2015, 11:27:07 AM »
I'm on another forum where people track their $110,000 Corvette being built. It's just consumerism....

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Re: tracking delivery of the newest, very expensive iPhone 6s
« Reply #4 on: September 28, 2015, 01:01:35 PM »
I'm on another forum where people track their $110,000 Corvette being built. It's just consumerism....

That would make a little sense to me. I wouldn't understand spending that much money on a car (plus if I did, I more likely would buy a Tesla, but that's just me) but I can understand if someone saved up and has always wanted a Corvette and so now that they have the means to afford doing it, why not let them have a little excitement. If they have been saving for a long time, I can imagine that every update is part of their enjoyment. Kinda like being a little kid and waiting for Christmas! Grr, my dad is usually an early riser, but I swear on Christmas day he would sleep in until noon just to make us wait to open our gifts...good times!

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Re: tracking delivery of the newest, very expensive iPhone 6s
« Reply #5 on: September 28, 2015, 06:15:05 PM »
I remember a couple of years ago, I had to call UPS to find a lost shipment at the office... and when I got through to their phone menu it was something like "If you are calling to track your iPhone shipment, press 1. For all other calls, press 2."

I think there must be something 'special' about people who buy new iPhones the second they go on sale...

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Re: tracking delivery of the newest, very expensive iPhone 6s
« Reply #6 on: September 28, 2015, 08:53:05 PM »
If I spend $100K on a car then I want to walk down the assembly line holding on to the fender or something. :)