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Usually a cause for techno-euphoria, Apple’s iPhone-a-palooza event on Tuesday had an unintended and unlikely effect: It made some corners of the Internet mad.

“LET’S TALK *NEW* IPHONE ALREADY!!!!!!!!” the Twitter celebrity @ijustine wrote during the company’s much-hyped press conference, where it unveiled the iPhone 4S – a phone that looks just like its predecessor, but is faster and has a better camera.

“Tim Cook is talking too much. I just need to know if I have to put pants on and run to the Apple Store righhttt now,” she wrote closer to the start of the event, referring to Apple’s new CEO, who was panned by many online as dull compared to Steve Jobs.

The collective reaction online: Probably not.

Many observers seemed un