Photos: Gearing up to enter Apple's glass cube

Photos: Gearing up to enter Apple's glass cube

Summary: Steve Jobs joins crowd in anticipation of the opening of the Mac maker's underground flagship store in Manhattan.


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  • Surfing the Net with an iBook

    A die-hard Apple fan sits in the rain under an umbrella on Friday morning, tapping away on his Apple laptop as he waits in line for the doors of the 32-foot glass cube store entrance to open. If he is lucky, he could walk away with a free Intel-based MacBook. Apple is giving away new 13-inch MacBooks every hour for 24 hours as part of a grand-opening promotion.

  • the cube at night

    By 10 Friday night, people lined up to visit the new Apple store had dry weather but a long wait.

  • Friday night line

    The line to get into the Apple store late Friday night snaked all the way from Fifth Avenue to Madison Avenue along 58th Street. A large security detail kept order.

Topic: Apple

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