Want to be the first of your friends and co-workers with the just-released iPhone 5, but can’t fathom standing in line for hours at the Apple Store? You’re in luck — it costs just $55 on TaskRabbit to hire someone to do it for you. For about one-quarter of what you’ll pay for the iPhone 5 with two-year activation, you can get someone to stand in line for you for up to four hours. Here’s how it works: once you sign up for the task at your preferred Apple Store, you’ll be contacted by your assigned “TaskRabbit” within 48 hours. Come Sept. 21, your TaskRabbit will hold your spot in line for up to four hours. Read the full story at Mashable.
You Can Pay $55 to Avoid the iPhone 5 Lines at the Apple Store
Author: Shelly Palmer
Shelly Palmer is Fox 5 New York's On-air Tech Expert (WNYW-TV) and the host of Fox Television's monthly show Shelly Palmer Digital Living. He also hosts United Stations Radio Network's, Shelly Palmer Digital Living Daily, a daily syndicated radio report that features insightful commentary and a unique insiders take on the biggest stories in technology, media, and entertainment. He is Managing Director of Advanced Media Ventures Group, LLC an industry-leading advisory and business development firm and a member of the Executive Committee of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (the organization that bestows the coveted Emmy® Awards).