Normally stories about lines outside Apple stores precede the launch of a new iPhone, but over in New York, the lines have showed no sign of abating since the launch of the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus a few weeks ago. Analyst Walter Piecyk captured a shot of the line snaking around the company's famed cubed retail outlet on Fifth Avenue this morning, and it could easily be mistaken for a photo from September.
The debate over the flexibility of Apple's new iPhone 6 models hasn't quite died down just yet, with Consumer Reports seemingly hoping to become the last word on the subject. Our Monday Morning Report also takes a look at Microsoft's first New York flagship store only a stone's throw from a rival, while AT&T gets generous with Mobile Share Value data for your new iPhone or iPad. Read on for all the details!
You've got to hand it to Microsoft: They haven't given up on their quest to match Apple's retail expansion, and judging from today's Morning Report, the folks in Redmond will soon make Manhattan their next battle zone. We've also got an update on what one of the creators of the iPad are doing now, as well as Apple thumping its chest on European jobs, so click on and read all about it...
There's little doubt that smartphone theft is on the rise, and the attorney general from at least one state is hoping to get help from the very companies who manufacture the devices in the first place.