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Toy Apple iPhone 5 is already jailbroken at the factory

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Toy Apple iPhone 5 is already jailbroken at the factory
Toys are getting very complex these days. Unfortunately, some toy guns are so real that they have scared law-enforcement officers and shop-keepers alike. Considering the number of kids who constantly demand that their parents buy them their own Apple iPhone 5, it is no surprise that Apple's iconic smartphone has become the next product to be turned into a toy for the kiddies. The interesting thing is that the home screen includes the icon for Cydia which would indicate that this toy has been "jailbroken" right from the factory. And knowing how "with it" today's kids are, those with the toy are going to compare it to their Mom's iPhone and ask why her model doesn't have that icon on it. Which means explaining to a 2 year old about jailbreaking an Apple iPhone, risking the warranty, etc.

This toy Apple iPhone 5 has an icon for Cydia on the homescreen

This toy Apple iPhone 5 has an icon for Cydia on the homescreen

Actually, the problem with selling a dollar store version of the Apple iPhone 5 is that two year olds are getting the real thing these days. Perhaps the toy can come in handy when you need to stop your pain in the butt Mother-in-law who keeps calling on her land line. Convince her that the toy is the real thing. First, you will score some points with her for giving her such an expensive and thoughtful gift, and secondly, she will keep trying to reach you on the plastic toy. But if you tell her that the carrier is having some connectivity problems and to keep trying, she'll continue to scream into the fake phone, trying to get through to you. Finally, she'll just give up.

source: Gizmodo

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posted on 18 Feb 2013, 01:38

1. Evil.Bunny (Posts: 41; Member since: 29 Feb 2012)


uhhhh.......

posted on 18 Feb 2013, 01:57 4

3. Topcat488 (Posts: 1158; Member since: 29 Sep 2012)


Sounds like someone (Alan) is having mother-in-law problems...

Hope you get over it soon Mr. F. :)

posted on 18 Feb 2013, 01:50

2. omarr (banned) (Posts: 149; Member since: 15 Sep 2012)


Hhhhhhhhh

posted on 18 Feb 2013, 03:48

9. tusshharish (Posts: 342; Member since: 23 Oct 2012)


the true iphone....

posted on 18 Feb 2013, 02:18 6

4. BackHandLegend (Posts: 80; Member since: 15 Dec 2012)


I wish I could get payed to write BS articles. Phonearena need a writer? Contact me! :P

posted on 18 Feb 2013, 12:43 1

12. quesoesgrande (Posts: 217; Member since: 03 Aug 2011)


Most people who get PAID to write can spell.

posted on 18 Feb 2013, 15:54 1

13. BackHandLegend (Posts: 80; Member since: 15 Dec 2012)


Most people know 'PAYED' is also correct. Lower your head in shame peasant.

posted on 19 Feb 2013, 02:31

14. microsoftnokiawin (Posts: 968; Member since: 30 Mar 2012)


it's paid

posted on 18 Feb 2013, 02:25 3

5. JusMePnut (Posts: 31; Member since: 23 Apr 2012)


Wow slow day huh?

posted on 18 Feb 2013, 02:48 5

6. BiN4RY (Posts: 82; Member since: 22 Jun 2012)


And this is news worthy because...?

posted on 18 Feb 2013, 03:05

7. windroid (unregistered)


what?

posted on 18 Feb 2013, 03:14

8. jsdechavez (Posts: 708; Member since: 20 Jul 2012)


wahaha. Kids want their toys unlocked too right? By the way, Apple, why not save your people the trouble?

posted on 18 Feb 2013, 04:35 2

10. kostas12ldb (Posts: 51; Member since: 18 Feb 2013)


Looks like leak of the new iPhone 5s to me...

posted on 18 Feb 2013, 12:30

11. skymitch89 (Posts: 1072; Member since: 05 Nov 2010)


People must be stupid to believe that this is a toy version of the iPhone 5. The front camera is in the wrong place (it should be above the ear piece not next to it), there should be 5 icons plus the docked icons (not 4) on the screen, and there's only 1 button on the front of the device.

As for the toy having a Cydia icon, they're probably trying th support the jailbreaking of iPhones. And as for the mother-in-law statement, it's funny and adds flair to the article but really shouldn't be part of it.

posted on 20 Feb 2013, 19:55

15. ZeroCide (Posts: 693; Member since: 09 Jan 2013)


I always said the iphone was just a toy.

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