Wednesday, October 27, 2004

Lack of instant gratification

The online Apple iPod Store says that "Instant gratification [is] available at an Apple retail store or an iPod reseller near you". Well I'm all for instant gratification so along with the JAC crowd, and purely in the interests of online journalism, I ducked out of the conference and went down to the Apple Store in Pasadena.

We were quite horrified to learn that, not only wouldn't they have the new iPod Photo to sell for a "few" weeks, but they wouldn't even have a demo model till later that afternoon. So much for our instant gratification. We were forced to retreat to Moose McGillycuddy's for lunch and conciliatory beer...