Lots of people want the iPhone 6: Apple announced that first-day pre-orders for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus topped 4 million, which is twice as many pre-orders as Apple reported for the iPhone 5 in 2012.
Here’s our daily pick of stories about Apple from around the web that you shouldn’t miss. Today’s installment: new iPhone preorder stock sells out faster than ever, upgrade orders overwhelm carrier servers, Apple’s “boring” iPhone update, how FedEx benefits from the iPhone 5, and more.
The press may have been disappointed in the iPhone 4S announced last week. But the same can’t be said for early buyers. Apple has announced that it’s officially the fastest-selling iPhone ever, with more than 1 million preorder sales in the first day it was available.