Robot Takes Place of Australian Woman in iPhone 6s Line

Robot Takes Place of Australian Woman in iPhone 6s Line
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Customers eager to purchase the iPhone 6s have already started camping out in front of Apple stores across the globe. Unlike most people who are braving the rain, sleet, and heat; one genius woman has bypassed the dreadful line all together with the help of a robot.

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Lucy Kelly, of Australia, sent off her remote controlled robot to her local flagship Apple store in Sydney, where the iPhone 6s will be released before any other country in the world.

The robot, which is essentially an iPad attached to a Segway, has positioned itself to fourth place in line.

Kelly mentioned to Mashable “I wanted to be one of the first people to have the iPhone 6s, but obviously because of work I can’t spend two days standing in line waiting for a mobile phone.”

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Thankfully technology has allowed Kelly to continue to work while “standing” in line. The helpful robot was created by Double Robotics, unsurprisingly located in Silicon Valley; more specifically, Sunnyvale, California. Reportedly, six of the robots were purchased to “play with” at her media agency office, Atomic 212.

It has also been reported that none of the people in line have become upset with the robot posing as a person, and some actually think it’s pretty cool. Luckily for Kelly, none of the people in line have shown resentment towards the robot, as kicking it out of line would be anything but difficult.

The robot lacks necessary appendages to make a purchase like opposable thumbs, or arms for that matter. How the robot will actually purchase the iPhone 6s, or bring it back to Kelly, is yet to be determined.

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