Why Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak lined up for the new iPad

Anyone would feel bad about missing the new Apple iPad preorder period. It's pretty annoying having to stand in line to get your tablet, especially if you're at the end of a long and winding queue. But there was one person who lined up for the new iPad on his own volition when he could've easily got his hands on Apple's newest device — Steve Wozniak, also known as "the other Steve" of Apple.

Wozniak co-founded Apple with Steve Jobs in 1976. While he doesn't work full time for the company anymore, he's still an employee and a stockholder. His lining up outside an Apple Store doesn't mean it's excessively hard to find a device, though — it's a ritual that he's been doing for years. But while he's been first in line for many prior Apple devices, this time, there was someone else who got there before he did — his wife.

"I want to be one of the people lined up and wait[ing] all night," he said in an interview. You can watch the entire chat with Wozniak above, where he also praised the features of the new iPad.

[Image credit: Al Luckow]


This article was written by Mariella Moon and originally appeared on Tecca

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