Tag Archive: Camper

Remembering Gary Allen, Apple store’s most devoted overnight camper (CoM classic)

It’s with great sadness that I heard about he passing of Gary Allen this morning. I met Gary several times over the years and called and corresponded with him many times. He ran by far the best website about Apple’s incredible chain of retail stores, a topic that proved a rich hunting ground, given the […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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Motorbike Gang Targets Covent Garden Apple Store as iPhone Camper Sleeps Outside

Image courtesy of Robert Shoesmith

A gang of 14 thieves arrived on mopeds to raid Apples flagship store in Covent Garden, London, in the early hours of this morning and made off with a handful of valuable Macs and iOS devices. Robert Shoesmith, a man who is already camping out for the iPhone 4S, was woken up when the stores alarm went off at around 1:15 AM. Two members of the  [Read More…]