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Tim Cook visits Palo Alto Apple Store for iPhone 6 launch as Angela Ahrendts welcomes Sydney

Tim Cook Apple Store iPhone 6

<a href="" target="_blank">via Martin Williams</a>

Apple’s leadership is out in full force today for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus launch across the globe.

Apple CEO Tim Cook has been spotted at the company’s local Apple Store in Palo Alto, California, to be a part of the crowd and watch the new iPhone debut. Cook reportedly joked with the crowd saying he got the new iPhone several months ago. As evident by Twitter, the Apple CEO has shared in the excitement by taking selfies with the crowd.

On the other side of the world, Apple’s recently appointed SVP of Retail and Online Stores Angela Ahrendts helped kick off the new iPhones launch in Sydney, Australia, where the iPhone went on sale at 8 am local time several hours ago.

Angela Ahrendts Sydney iPhone 6

<a href="" target="_blank">via WSJ</a>

“Phenomenal start to a historic day and an honor to be with our incredible team and first customers in Sydney,” Ahrendts tweeted as the iPhone went on sale on the other side of the world.

Apple debuted the new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus earlier this month and began taking pre-orders for the new devices a week ago with record breaking numbers for the larger display phones.

Orders began delivering to customers today as the iPhones 6 went on sale in the US, France, Canada, Germany, Hong Kong, Singapore, United Kingdom, Australia, and Japan.



More tweets, photos, and videos from the occasion below.








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  1. Wondered if @BarackObama got the phone yet? Probably FBIs lined up for him in the past few days =P

    • Jeffrey Feuerstein - 9 years ago

      I heard that Obama said he really wanted to use the iPhone (in general, not the 6) but that he couldn’t because of security reasons. He is forced to use a BlackBerry because of it’s safety. Crazy huh?

      • Joel W Torode - 8 years ago

        Often times antiquated technology is much safer. Crazy ain’t it?

  2. Jeffrey Feuerstein - 9 years ago

    LOL does Tim Cook really wear Nike Roshe Runs? What a hipster! Hahahah

  3. herb02135go - 9 years ago

    Good thing the media was there to record this historic day.

  4. spiralynth - 9 years ago

    One in Australia and the other in the Bay Area … definitive proof that they are indeed two different people.


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