Apple’s stores attracted long lines of shoppers for the debut of the latest iPhones, indicating robust pent-up demand for bigger-screen smartphones. The iPhone 6 and the 6 Plus became available starting in Australia, before rolling out in Hong Kong, Singapore, Japan, France, Germany, Puerto Rico, Canada and the United States. Consumers in New York and San Francisco had already formed queues to be first to buy the gadgets.
The day in photos around the world.
Chinese revelers paddle dragon boats during a competition to celebrate the Dragon Boat Festival in Tongren, Guizhou province, a black bear lies on a hammock in a Florida backyard, 22 dinner guests eat while suspended in the sky of Brussels, and other pictures from around the world.
U.S. House of Representatives derails Obamacare, lines form for new Apple iPhone, blue sheep art project in Germany and more in today’s daily brief.
Apple Inc unveiled the new iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C on Tuesday, which will be available in stores Sept. 20. Details below.
Apple Inc. co-founder and former CEO Steve Jobs was a one of a kind visionary who inspired the Macintosh computer, iPod, iPhone and iPad. On October 5, 2011, Jobs lost his long battle with pancreatic cancer at the age of 56 leaving a gaping hole in the hearts of technophiles everywhere. Today marks the one year anniversary of his death and in honor of his brilliance, the folks at Apple have posted a video tribute at apple.com.
UPDATE: The CNET video below analyzes a newly discovered recording of Steve Jobs from 1983 that may indicate his prediction of the iPad and App Store.
Sept. 21 Photo Brief: Brazilian crack is whack, activists as meat and a communist academy trains 40,000 leaders
Members of the municipal Social Assistence department round up crack addicts for treatment, members of PETA and Greenpeace get dressed up for their causes, the Central Committee of the Communist Party’s China Executive Leadership Academy pays a visit to Mao Zedong’s old house and more in today’s daily brief.
Sept. 12 Photo Brief: iPhone 5 debut, ladyboy dancers, adopt-a-guy store and the tallest mohawk in the world
iPhone 5 debuts in the U.S., ladyboy dancers, adopt-a-guy store, the tallest mohawk in the world and more in today’s daily brief.
July 26 Photo Brief: Chincoteague pony swim, Bhopal victims stage own Olympics, deadly rains in Beijing
Chincoteague pony swim, victims of the 1984 Bhopal disaster stage “Special Olympics” to protest London 2012 sponsor, death toll and damage in aftermath of Beijing flood, and more in today’s daily brief.