Apple on Monday said first weekend sales of the iPhone 5 topped five million, beating the opening weekend for the iPhone 4S nearly a year ago by 1 million units. Demand has been “incredible,” Apple CEO Tim Cook said in a statement. He also confirmed that the company sold out completely of its initial shipment. “We are working hard to get an iPhone 5 into the hands of every customer who wants one as quickly as possible,” he said. While the phone is hard to come by, many early shoppers found a few things to complain about — and a hidden feature that wowed many. Read the full story at USA Today.
About Shelly Palmer
Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn’s “Top Voice in Technology,” he covers tech and business for Good Day New York, is a regular commentator on CNN and writes a popular daily business blog. He's a bestselling author, and the creator of the popular, free online course, Generative AI for Execs. Follow @shellypalmer or visit shellypalmer.com.