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Apple employee does another oopsie by losing an iPhone prototype in a bar yet again

0. phoneArena 31 Aug 2011, 17:38 posted on

Who knows what it is. It could be the drinking and all, or possibly the stress befalling them since they’re guarding a previous device, but it seems that iPhone prototypes are prone to being lost for some odd reason...

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posted on 01 Sep 2011, 14:12

58. 530gemini (Posts: 2198; Member since: 09 Sep 2010)


@nexos. While you're a humble, kindhearted, and soft spoken person, right? NOT.

Apple did give free bumpers when they didn't really have to. Has any OEM done that? Also, are you that destitute that you live off of giveaways or freebies? Hahahaha. Again, just shows how cheap android fanboys are. Always looking for free stuff, lol. Android fanboys need to get good paying jobs like iOS users have :)

posted on 03 Sep 2011, 19:33

65. MAS10X (Posts: 38; Member since: 26 Jul 2011)


Haha you obviously are misguided... Succesful people actually use Blackberries, I'm almost certain even Steve Jobs uses one. He passed on the iPhone cause he actually knows how crappy it is. I know 4 people who work at McDonald's and they own an iPhone. McDonald's = Good Paying Job = NOT!!! EPIC FAIL!!!! @530Gemini

posted on 31 Aug 2011, 18:03 2

6. som (Posts: 768; Member since: 10 Nov 2009)


Apple may used new technology in an old iPhone 4 instead of new iPhone 5 prototype this is why they don't know it was a new iPhone 5.

posted on 31 Aug 2011, 18:48

14. alecgale (Posts: 55; Member since: 29 Jun 2011)


thats what i was thinking maybe the iphone 5 looks enough like the iphone 4 that he thought it was one and sold it for that price

posted on 31 Aug 2011, 18:13

8. theBankRobber (unregistered)


Well this is probably going to end up on eBay after a year like the iPhone4 prototype a few months ago. Did that ever sell, last I checked the bid was up to a million dollars so I'm not sure if it was fake or what the hell happened. At least Steve can rest knowing its not posted online with details.

posted on 31 Aug 2011, 18:16 6

9. jroc74 (Posts: 6015; Member since: 30 Dec 2010)


Another iPhone lost at a bar?

Riiiight, sure it was....

Folks need to some up with another story. This one's been used before.

posted on 31 Aug 2011, 18:29

10. Jasneet (unregistered)


So it means one of following...

a. Seller on craigslist is fool...not to identify new iPhone 5/4s
b. Apple decided to carry same look/dimentions from iPhone 4 to iPhone 5/4s

posted on 31 Aug 2011, 18:41 5

13. Lwazi_N (Posts: 205; Member since: 23 Jun 2011)


Yeah, what if it's a way for Apple to generate a buzz around the gadget prior to its release... Marketing gimmick...

posted on 31 Aug 2011, 18:49 6

15. bolaG (Posts: 468; Member since: 15 Aug 2011)


I agree. Sounds like marketing gimmick/iphone publicity to me

posted on 31 Aug 2011, 19:18 5

18. Chakra (Posts: 130; Member since: 02 Dec 2009)


Or, it could just be an apple marketing plan to build hype.

posted on 31 Aug 2011, 19:38 1

20. Paden (Posts: 262; Member since: 07 Jul 2011)


We'll know if its true when there's an Apple employee crucified in front of Apple HQ.

posted on 31 Aug 2011, 20:10 1

24. 530gemini (Posts: 2198; Member since: 09 Sep 2010)


What is up with Apple employees with iphone prototypes in bars?

Silly, silly, silly. You would think that they've learned something from last year's fiasco, and here they go again. Unless of course this time it's nothing more than a publicity stunt that Apple pulled to keep the excitement and anticipation going.

posted on 31 Aug 2011, 23:51

38. ilia1986 (unregistered)


Which would kinda show that the iPhone 5 has nothing behind it, if they are that desperate, don't you think?

Oh, wait - we already KNOW there is nothing on the iPhone 5 which doesn't exist already on early 2011 devices. Except the OS which is insanely limited, that is.

posted on 01 Sep 2011, 14:01

54. 530gemini (Posts: 2198; Member since: 09 Sep 2010)


@illa. Stop with your hating. Use your common sense. No one would buy the iphone if it's a useless device. And again, I was speculating, but you're already taking it as a fact. Oh well, you'd take any speculation to be a fact if it would work for your hating.

Unlike android OEM's, Apple does not release a dozen phone every year. So of course other OEM's take advantage of that to make it seem like they're ahead. But look at which device latest android devices get compared to. Last year's ip4.

Stop the bitterness. Iphone will continue to rule for a long time.

posted on 31 Aug 2011, 21:05

25. 1234abcd (unregistered)


Or maybe selling it on Craigslist was just a diverson.. I mean that price is even a little on the cheap side for an iPhone 4..

posted on 31 Aug 2011, 21:13

26. remyrz (Posts: 203; Member since: 28 Oct 2010)


but how couldn't apple track it? :/ iphone sucks! :(

posted on 31 Aug 2011, 21:21

27. digicon (Posts: 121; Member since: 11 Aug 2011)


Maybe Apple bought it from him off of Craigslist . Thus , no reward , no loss , but all the shame ? . .

posted on 31 Aug 2011, 21:27

30. InspectorGadget80 (unregistered)


Looks like his ass is fired. and who ever find the Iphone protoype and post it on their website will get their place trash fine or a lawsuit just like Jason Chen

posted on 31 Aug 2011, 21:55

31. Tmachaveli (Posts: 425; Member since: 01 Apr 2011)


now u know why ppl call sheep dumb

posted on 31 Aug 2011, 22:07

33. E.N. (Posts: 2610; Member since: 25 Jan 2009)


Nope, still don't. Do explain though. I'd like to know what sheep has anything to do with this.

posted on 01 Sep 2011, 14:14

59. 530gemini (Posts: 2198; Member since: 09 Sep 2010)


@tmachaveli. You mean "hateful android fanboys". You're dumb to generalize. Oh well, android fanboys = dumb. So what can I expect?

posted on 31 Aug 2011, 22:32 1

34. Suck it sapple (unregistered)


I would piss on it then trade it in on a ten year newer android phone haha crapple running that same old weak ass ploy they used last year. They really are looking more desperate esp since jobby jobshas two feet and half an apple in thegrave.

posted on 31 Aug 2011, 23:34

36. Mr.Mr.Upgrade (Posts: 474; Member since: 30 Aug 2011)


Upgrade on your marketing technics Apple, what's next a dog ate my phone,

posted on 01 Sep 2011, 14:16

60. 530gemini (Posts: 2198; Member since: 09 Sep 2010)


@mrmrupgrade. It worked. It caught your attention :)

posted on 03 Sep 2011, 19:44

66. MAS10X (Posts: 38; Member since: 26 Jul 2011)


The story did, just because some iDiot misplaces his prototype of the "NEW" iphone does not necessarily mean everyone is going to go mob the stores in order to get their hands on it.


I'm a Fan of Technology, not of specifics...

posted on 01 Sep 2011, 04:25

43. Policehavenothingbettertodo (unregistered)


Glad the police have nothing better to do than to protect $teve Job$ and Apple. Maybe they can help me find my lost homework I dropped somewhere. Of course I expect Apple to sue somebody/file criminal charges against some innocent member of the general public. Better yet, why not introduce a bill which would make it a felony if you are in possession anything that $teve disapproves of.

posted on 01 Sep 2011, 14:20

61. 530gemini (Posts: 2198; Member since: 09 Sep 2010)


Of course. Apple pays billions of dollars of taxes each year. How much taxes do you pay? Lol. And you'd compare your worthless homework to an iphone prototype, hahahahaha. Dumb android fanboys. You guys never fail to confirm your stupidity.

It's more like you're the one who would want to introduce a bill to make it a felony for anyone to like iDevices, not Steve.

posted on 03 Sep 2011, 19:46

67. MAS10X (Posts: 38; Member since: 26 Jul 2011)


And exactly from what part of @Policehavenothingbettertodo posting, do you assume he is an android fanboy?

posted on 01 Sep 2011, 05:10

44. Ed (unregistered)


Doesn't this chic have a purse to keep it in?

posted on 01 Sep 2011, 06:59 1

45. Tmachaveli (Posts: 425; Member since: 01 Apr 2011)


they just pulled the same s$hit last year this is a joke.

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