A lesson for you tech buyers is to wait at least a week or three before you buy.
Standing in line from midnight the night before outside of one of the few tech big box stores is all about the social aspect as well as being able to say "Look What I Got".
Boring, but I understand it.
Those people have already stood in line, got their iPhone6 in shiny metal flavors and are using it. They probably found out about the major flaw. The phones are so thin that they bend in normal use in a trouser pocket.
Apple has yet to make a statement on the defect, but it's clearly not Suitable For Intended Use - you know, the old English Common Law Warranty of Merchantability?
I'll leave the law to the Lawyers, but you might want to stay tuned.
If you did buy one of those phones, make sure it is in a shirt pocket or a caddy on the belt.
If you didn't, wait. They will probably have to do a quick redesign on the back of the thing, most likely going to Tungsten or some other more durable metal. Sure it won't be as light as the current Aluminium, but it also won't bend like that foil you used to wrap your baked potato last Sunday Dinner.
I learned that it wasn't the best to buy first a long time ago. This kind of risk that you take when you buy first is a major annoyance to me.
I had bought a 1986 Ford Taurus. Beautiful car, in cream with a tan interior. One of the first ones out of the factory. I almost immediately had problems with the front end of it. A front wheel drive car that pulled to the left. After two trips back to the shop for a replacement of the rack and pinion, I traded it in on a Chevy Nova. I didn't have that car for more than a year, and I haven't considered a Ford since. The Nova was a great little car, but as sexy as a toaster. Maybe it was the Sexy that was the problem. Sexy in machinery breaks. It's fragile. Durable is best. The Nova also lasted 10 years before it started to rust out in the New Jersey and Pennsylvania Winters.
I stuck with Durable but wanted something different. That's why I drive a Jeep Wrangler that is 12 years old. It's my third Jeep.
So wait a bit, you don't want a lemon car like the Ford I had, and you surely don't want a bendy lemon like the iPhone 6.
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