Jason and I arrived at the AT&T store at noon and became persons number two and three in line for iPhones. The number one slot was held by a fellow about my age who appeared to be asleep; he opened his eyes, nodded at us as we eased down onto the warm concrete, and then closed them again. Over the course of the next couple of hours, more people gradually showed; by 3 o’clock in the afternoon, the line of would-be iPhone owners had grown to about 60 people and stretched to the end of the shopping center. The last few folks are wrapped around the side of the building and are sitting in full sun, though they had lawn chairs and umbrellas… More at ars technica.
It took me until the iPhone 3GS to accept it as a ‘smart’ phone.