Apple fanboys are changing their names to ‘iPhone 7’ to win free devices – and that’s nuts


Apple fandom has always verged on the irrational – but things are starting to get out of hand as numerous Ukrainian fanboys are changing their names to ‘iPhone 7’ after a local electronics store announced it will award the first five people who do so with free devices. The first Apple enthusiast to claim a free phone was a 20-year-old man formerly known as Olexander Turin, who paid around $2 to legally change his name to iPhone Sim (‘sim’ means ‘seven’ in Ukrainian), AP reports. Upon receiving the prize, the 20-year-old said he intends to keep the name for the time being, but…

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