A month with the iPhone 5

Record-breaking pre-orders. Lines forming a week in advance. Launch-day euphoria. Supply shortages. Pre-order delays. Panic. Record-breaking opening weekend sales. Doubt. Problems and complaints. A mini-scandal or two. Apologies. Those are the makings of an Apple (AAPL, Fortune 500) device launch. I …

A month with the iPhone 5

Record-breaking pre-orders. Lines forming a week in advance. Launch-day euphoria. Supply shortages. Pre-order delays. Panic. Record-breaking opening weekend sales. Doubt. Problems and complaints. A mini-scandal or two. Apologies. Those are the makings of an Apple (AAPL, Fortune 500) device launch. I …