iPhone 4S Preorders Begin on October 7, Available on October 14

I am looking forward to the iPhone 4S platform refresh. Preorders begin on October 7, and the new iPhone should be available on October 14. Since my two year old iPhone 3GS is falling apart (the case is cracked around the USB port and the mute switch), I am eyeing an upgrade. I use my iPhone far more often than my iPad–though they do serve different purposes for me–I think that a new iPhone 4S will be a worthwhile investment.

I would like to read on apple.com about the liveblogging things that I heard earlier today, but I am greeted with a message that heralds the fact that lots and lots of people also want to find out about the new iPhone 4S:

Access Denied

You don’t have permission to access “http://www.apple.com/” on this server.

Reference #18.9f384ce.1317754308.46c785d6

Good luck to you if you are also in the market for a new phone.

UPDATE: Now the site is back up. Go directly to the iPhone page here.

I am a professor of English at the New York City College of Technology, CUNY whose teaching includes composition and technical communication, and research focuses on 20th/21st-century American culture, science fiction, neuroscience, and digital technology.

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Who is Dynamic Subspace?

Dr. Jason W. Ellis shares his interdisciplinary research and pedagogy on DynamicSubspace.net. Its focus includes the exploration of science, technology, and cultural issues through science fiction and neuroscientific approaches. It includes vintage computing, LEGO, and other wonderful things, too.

He is an Assistant Professor of English at the New York City College of Technology, CUNY (City Tech) where he teaches college writing, technical communication, and science fiction.

He holds a Ph.D. in English from Kent State University, M.A. in Science Fiction Studies from the University of Liverpool, and B.S. in Science, Technology, and Culture from Georgia Tech.

He welcomes questions, comments, and inquiries for collaboration via email at jellis at citytech dot cuny dot edu or Twitter @dynamicsubspace.

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