“Inside every Apple Store there’s really only ever four things for sale. iPhone, iPod, iPad or Macbook,” Xavier Toby writes for The Sydney Morning Herald. “Which you can get at about a hundred different stores. In the same shopping centre. For exactly the same price.”
“There’s also the staff in that same shirt with hipster flourishes like over-styled hair, subtle tattoos and designer glasses who, if they didn’t work for Apple, would be selling Foxtel subscriptions, or raffle tickets,” Toby writes. “Then up the back are the ‘geniuses’. When they’re not at work, we all know they’re shooting at each other and designing farms and chatting up hot girls. Virtually.”
Toby writes, “At the register there’s always that one hot girl in black-rimmed glasses. The nerds are too scared to talk to her and she’s already knocked back all the sales guys since she’s dating the assistant manager. The Apple Store is like a really smug cult.”
The rest of the full article, which complains that his local Apple Retail Store wouldn’t give him a new iPhone for free even though he dropped his in a toilet, here.
MacDailyNews Take: If you stupidly dropped your iPhone into a toilet, but you’re too cheap to pony up for your mistake, wouldn’t it be best not to compound your stupidity and tightfistedness by whining about it in the paper?