Wie die NBC berichten, zielen zwei Straßenräuber in New York bei ihren Überfällen vor allem auf iPhones ab: , und andere nicht-iPhones gaben sie zurück, und wollten stattdessen Bargeld.


A pair of would-be robbers targeting Columbia students in upper Manhattan seem to be rather picky as they prowled. Twice at 526 114th St., and once at 556 114th St., the suspects demanded the victims hand over their iPhones, police said.

The first victim complied, but the second only had a Droid, according to police. The thieves apparently didn't want a Droid, so they took cash instead.

Befragte Studenten aus dem Gebiet meinten dazu:

„I think it speaks to the resale value of an .“

„It's insulting they don't want my BlackBerry.“

„I don't like mine [BlackBerry], I'm waiting to get an iPhone myself.“