As our concerns over the initial impressions that iPhone 5's black coating has a tendency to develop scratches quite quickly have went on to be reinforced by users after just days, we do wonder how much of a conscious decision to ship such an easily-marrable phone was by Apple. Certainly, Phill Schiller, Apple's Senior Vice President of Worldwide Marketing and a recognizable figure from recent keynotes, has taken inspiration from Steve Jobs to answer customer emails as he speaks out on the issue.
Well folks, we may have another antennagate-esque situation on our hands, ironically so from a company that values intricate product design to the degree that Apple does. Stemming from observations in an early review of iPhone 5 comes worry over just how durable Cupertino’s latest-and-greatest is. This is shaping up to be story that does not look like it will have a very pretty ending.
The market research firm, comScore released data today revealing the top five retail websites that were visited the past Friday proceeding Thanksgiving, officially dubbed Black Friday for multiple years now. Apple ranks as number 5.
The Aussies have gotten their share of Apple’s considerable generosity already with the company’s Black Friday sales starting to show up on Australia’s Apple Store page.