June 17, 2009 in Announcements (E)
[prMac.com] Philadelphia, PA - The Digital Lifestyle, the online Apple news and lifestyle channel will be bringing live updates from outside the Fifth Avenue Apple Store throughout Thursday and Friday morning. The site has partnered with Matt Dodd and Sidney San Martin from TheiLife, who will be in line outside the Fifth Avenue store beginning at 7AM ET Thursday. The pair will be giving live updates during their 24 hours in line, culminating in the live unboxing of the new iPhone.
The live coverage is the result of a partnership between The Digital Lifestyle, streaming services provider Livestream, and streaming hardware provider LiveU.
"This is the next groundbreaking product from Apple, and we're proud to be unveiling it live from Fifth Avenue," said Ryan Ritchey, TheDigitalLifestyle.tv producer. Additionally, the site is looking for people waiting in line around the world to provide live video of the experience. "It would be great to have reports from across the U.S., as well as the other five launch countries," Ritchey said.
Live video updates will go on throughout the day, with notification via Twitter @TDLLive. Anyone planning to be in line for the launch at any Apple or AT&T store is invited to contribute. The site is also seeking videos shot with the new iPhone for future programming.
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The Digital Lifestyle was founded in November 2007 as the only 24-hour online video network dedicated to Apple news, rumors, and lifestyle. The network was created by former Apple employees who bring a unique perspective to current Apple news and rumors.