Verizon halts iPhone pre-orders, brings back everyone's favorite technician for new ad (video)

As they say, "Ye who snoozes, something something something, set your alarm for launch morning." Take solace in a new dramatic commercial for Verizon iPhone featuring you-know-who -- it's after the break.

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