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Fans queued overnight for launch of Apple’s iPad

Tensabarrier dual line with black webbing used at Apple iPad launch

Excitable shoppers across the world queued for hours to be the first owners of Apple’s newest gadget, the iPad last week.

Long queues of customers snaked also outside Apple shops in Australia and Japan hours before the opening and similar huddled masses of gadget lovers turned out at stores in six European countries including Britain and France. While in Japan more than a thousand people queued for days and exploded with cheers when the Apple store opened!

In London queues started to form on Regent Street as early as Thursday afternoon, and one of the first people into the store at 8am on Friday morning was none of than Stephen Fry who said “there’s never been anything like” the iPad launch.

If you were queuing to get your hands on an iPad, then let us at Tensator know about it – we just hope it was a well managed queue!

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