x PhoneArena is hiring! Reviewer in the USA
  • Options

One Apple iPhone 4S gets stolen twice in the same day

0. phoneArena posted on 26 Jan 2013, 22:55

The Apple iPhone and Apple iPad have become such an attractive item for thieves to steal, especially in New York, that the taking of another's iPhone or iPad has become known as "Apple-picking" and in New York City, crime would have been down for the year if not for crime involving the Apple iPhone and Apple iPad; here is a story about an Apple iPhone 4S that gets stolen not once, but twice all in the same day...

This is a discussion for a news. To read the whole news, click here

posted on 26 Jan 2013, 23:01 11

1. chistoefur (Posts: 103; Member since: 05 Nov 2012)

Lul who wants an iPhone 4s anymore? I mean, I don't want to sound like too much of a hater, but I'd much rather steal an s3.

posted on 26 Jan 2013, 23:10 4

2. techguy22 (Posts: 227; Member since: 09 Aug 2012)

well people dont know. anything with an apple logo on them is worth stealing...i guess. if i was stealing phone for a living, i wouldnt even steal an IP5. smh, stealing a 2 years old phone oh US

posted on 26 Jan 2013, 23:26 5

6. corrifa (Posts: 34; Member since: 28 Sep 2011)

Not quite sure how the iPhone 4s is 2 years old...

posted on 26 Jan 2013, 23:27 2

7. Ninetysix (Posts: 2623; Member since: 08 Oct 2012)

Why would you steal an android device if they are handing them out for free here from any US carrier?

posted on 26 Jan 2013, 23:51 2

11. HDShatter (Posts: 1021; Member since: 17 Jan 2013)

Off contract featured phones are worth $400-$500

posted on 27 Jan 2013, 05:29

21. -SEUL8TR- (Posts: 113; Member since: 13 Jan 2013)

You can't afford an Android phone, cause there's new phones coming every 6 to 9 months, unlike iPhone once every 18 months, so look whose poor...

posted on 27 Jan 2013, 07:22 1

25. Fruitpoop (Posts: 34; Member since: 27 Dec 2012)

Apple releases a new flagship phone every 6 months.

posted on 27 Jan 2013, 08:57 2

29. Sangeet (Posts: 232; Member since: 21 Apr 2012)

You are really stupid..

posted on 27 Jan 2013, 00:10 4

12. wendygarett (unregistered)

Have you heard of water-diamond factor?

water is so important to our life, we will die without them, and why nobody steal it? Simply because it's mainstream...

whereas the diamond, it is gimmick, and as useless as a brick... Why the thief still steal the diamond? Go figure

posted on 27 Jan 2013, 02:50 4

18. idroidequis (Posts: 103; Member since: 23 Jan 2013)

I bet a diamond would buy you a year supply of water, but water wouldnt buy you a diamond. Its all supply and demand. The supply of water is more than the supply of diamonds. Same goes for anything. Yea it might not be the best handset out there but its still a great handset. And a thief is gonna try to make a buck anyway they can.

posted on 27 Jan 2013, 05:15 5

20. PAPINYC (banned) (Posts: 2315; Member since: 30 Jul 2011)

I hate to burst your bubble but S3 owners aren't as feeble-minded as the 16,000+ iVictims bopping around NYC asking to be iPhone raped by rosy-pink sneaker-wearing thugs.

1. If you're stupid enough to steal something and, then
2. Limit your ambition to steal to an outdated smartphone, while
3. Wearing PINK thug sneakers, then
4. Your life is as pathetic as the outdated phone you so unambitiously strive to steal and your pink-sneaker-wearing thug-@$$ belongs in jail. But, gives thanks to our legal system because you'll be on the streets again in two weeks (making thug babies)!

posted on 27 Jan 2013, 05:32 1

22. -SEUL8TR- (Posts: 113; Member since: 13 Jan 2013)

PAPINYC man where the hell do you come out with these dialogue, you really take the piss and bash Apple, +1 from me!

posted on 27 Jan 2013, 09:30 1

30. darkkjedii (Posts: 24354; Member since: 05 Feb 2011)

What an intelligent statement that was. And u r trying to sound like a hater.

posted on 27 Jan 2013, 09:33 1

31. darkkjedii (Posts: 24354; Member since: 05 Feb 2011)

Look on gazelle, Craigslist, eBay, etc. you'll see that iPhones consistently command the most money model for model. iPhones hold their resale value better than any other phones out there... It's just a fact, not bashing anyone. Stealing and reselling an iPhone on the black market will command much more money than an s3.

posted on 28 Jan 2013, 10:27

39. Reluctant_Human (Posts: 904; Member since: 28 Jun 2012)

1) Just cause you own a particular phone does not make you smarter.

2) Iphone has a much higher resale value than any android device.

And before someone starts trolling and calling me an isheep I currently own and use an S3, motorola maxx hd and nexus 7. I may not agree with darkjedi on a lot of things but stop hating cause someone is right.

posted on 26 Jan 2013, 23:12 1

3. microsoftnokiawin (Posts: 1236; Member since: 30 Mar 2012)

haha that's the biggest fail he should've sold it online or something

posted on 26 Jan 2013, 23:13 4

4. wendygarett (unregistered)

no Mr thief!! Don't!! I'm innocent!!! Nooooo!!!!

Back to the serious parts, when you think the thief is bad, that doesnt mean the girl is totally right... You got stole once, should be more cautious tho... Not being careless twice :)

either way, they won't steal mine tho, considered my iPhone4/4s are shattered, one I dropped it on purpose, and the other one I bought it shattered-made, come catch me if you can :p

posted on 26 Jan 2013, 23:26 1

5. BattleBrat (Posts: 1476; Member since: 26 Oct 2011)

Damn Wendy, You're an animal!

posted on 26 Jan 2013, 23:44 3

9. wendygarett (unregistered)

Baah? Meeh? :)

posted on 27 Jan 2013, 05:33

23. -SEUL8TR- (Posts: 113; Member since: 13 Jan 2013)

Ba ba ba...

posted on 27 Jan 2013, 10:47

33. billybuttpounder (banned) (Posts: 105; Member since: 28 Dec 2012)

You...you didn't read the article did you? Can you even read? As the days go by I am becoming more and more convinced you can't.

posted on 26 Jan 2013, 23:33 6

8. richardyarrell2011 (banned) (Posts: 510; Member since: 16 Mar 2011)

People take iphones cause they are easy and for simpleton's the average clueless joe's people who have no concept of technology.

posted on 27 Jan 2013, 08:14 1

28. InspectorGadget80 (unregistered)

They only care bout the brand not the phone plus u can't do lots with the phone. Itheif.

posted on 27 Jan 2013, 16:00

34. darkkjedii (Posts: 24354; Member since: 05 Feb 2011)

People take iPhones cuz they r valuable as heck and go for top dollar on the street. I think u r clueless as to what's valuable and what's not.

posted on 26 Jan 2013, 23:49 1

10. jameshoe (unregistered)

they should setup some security system on every smartphones before they sale it out

posted on 27 Jan 2013, 00:36 2

13. thelegend6657 (unregistered)

People steal iPhones because of their high resale value .
Besides why you people hates iPhones like they killed or raped your mom anyway .
But if I'm a thief , I would steal iPhones and use the money I got to buy a HTC 8X , I ain't running around with a stolen handset

posted on 27 Jan 2013, 00:43 4

14. rav405 (unregistered)

I would rather i steal a nokia L920 instead of an iphone......

posted on 27 Jan 2013, 01:55 6

15. wendygarett (unregistered)

Lumia 920 is a hammer, the user will knock you down until the blood coming out if you intend to steal tho :)

posted on 27 Jan 2013, 18:49

35. darkkjedii (Posts: 24354; Member since: 05 Feb 2011)

U and 4 kids like your statement.

posted on 27 Jan 2013, 02:10 2

16. toiletcleaner (Posts: 224; Member since: 10 Oct 2012)

he want the cash because he wants to buy a note 2, :) , and the other guy was trying to get the new cromebook

Want to comment? Please login or register.

Latest stories