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As the buzz continues to build, this turns up in my email inbox. It’s the odds from bookie Web site BetUS.com regarding the iPhone. I know, I know, gambling’s no laughing business, but some of the stats are pretty interesting, and some are just plain funny:
Initial iPhones get recalled - 30/1
iPhone sells at least 12 Million units in 2008 - 5/6
Apple’s stock jumps at least 10% in value in regards to the price on 6/30/07 - 1/2
Consumers pay at least three times the original price ($1500) on ebay - 2/1
The screen breaks/cracks like first generation nano - 150/1
There are mass reports of the battery life being less than the promised 8 hours -10/1
Someone is trampled while trying to get an iPhone - 20/1
iPhone spontaneously combusts - 150/1
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