It's nice to know that Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak puts his pants one in the morning the same way everyone else does. The Woz can easily have iPhones delivered to his home (and I'm sure he wouldn't have to deal with a pushed-back shipping date). But instead, he chooses to slum it out with the rest of the iPhone fanatics and wait in line for the new device.
Last year, Woz was the first in line at the Apple Store in Los Gatos, California, waiting to receive his new iPhone 4S.
"Well, I actually have iPhones delivered to my house,” he said. “I’ve gotten so used to loving to wait in line, overnight – it has meaning. The product has meaning, it is so good, it’s an important part of our life. And this is just my way of recognizing it. I want to be a part of this direction, great products,” he said last year.
A year later, he's upped the ante. He's currently waiting in line at the Apple Store in Chermside, Queensland Australia according to a tweet.
In line for first iPhone 5's in the world! (@ Apple Store w/ 2 others) [pic]: http://t.co/jGJ2CGfb
Wozniak's Twitter feed is pretty boring as it consists of nothing but cross-posts from Foursquare check-ins. But hey, at least he included a photo of two fellow campers:
Last week, Woz said that he hopes the iPhone 5 takes better photos:
"I am always excited about every iPhone product because there are always good advances. A better quality on the pictures will mean a lot, because when I show people pictures on my iPhone 4 and my Galaxy S III, they always say the Galaxy S III, or even the Motorola Razr, pictures look better.”
Let's hope he's not disappointed.