The news out is that Apple did over 1.3M credit checks yesterday, and when the dust was settled, had pre-sold 600,000 iPhone 4s. The checks were three times the previous peak. Those griping that they could not get the white models now, will want to be early to pre-order when it is announced. It is a thrill when manufacurers cannot keep up with demand, but also can create some major headaches and discontent among buyers. It means little to me, since I have no big interest in any of the smart phones, but it amazes me the last few months for Apple. In a very short time, they have brought out two huge new products, several new software updates/OS, a major new Mac Mini, and a new Apple TV coming. Has anyone an idea of what announcements from any rivals firms that comes close to the interest shown in any of these things Apple released?