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    Default Apple Incidents :P

    September 01

    Oops, they did it again!


    Another year, another rumored iPhone launch and yet another prototype left behind in a bar. This time it happened at Cava 22, a Mexican restaurant and bar in San Francisco's Mission District in July. So far, recovery efforts haven't proved to be fruitful even though Apple, with the assistance of the SFPD, tracked the phone to a house in the San Francisco's Bernal Heights area where they questioned a twenty-something man who flatly denied knowing anything about the missing device. Apple has not officially filed a police report about the incident and no word on whether the employee will be hung upside down by his toenails or forced to use Windows for a month for their penance.






    A day or two after the phone was lost at San Francisco's Cava 22, which describes itself as a "tequila lounge" that also serves lime-marinated shrimp ceviche, Apple representatives contacted San Francisco police, saying the device was priceless and the company was desperate to secure its safe return, the source said. Still unclear are details about the device, what version of the iOS operating system it was running, and what it looks like.
    MacRumors


    Previous News - August 31

    Apple wants its 3G MacBook prototype back

    Bidding on Ebay reached $70,000 before being pulled down for a unique prototype Apple Mac laptop computer with built-in 3G technology complete with a SIM card and antenna. A North Carolina man claims he purchased it off of Craigslist with the intent of getting the machine working again but soon found out he got more than he was expecting. Apple got wind of the device after the man brought the computer to an Apple Genius Bar to get technical support who subsequently denied service since it didn't appear to be an authentic apple product.





    Three weeks ago, photos of the device emerged in an eBay listing by Carl Frega, a North Carolina resident who had purchased the machine from someone on Craigslist for parts to fuel his repair business. Upon opening it up, he discovered that the machine was unlike any Apple had ever released to the public.
    CNET News


    HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA XD XD


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    Default Re: Apple Incidents :P

    I'm beginning think these are all PR stunts...

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    Default Re: Apple Incidents :P

    Quote Originally Posted by faisal.amir.bd View Post
    I'm beginning think these are all PR stunts...
    Whoa!!Haven't thought like that.

    But still,it's stupid :/


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    Default Re: Apple Incidents :P

    stupid er chaeo odohm!

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    Default Re: Apple Incidents :P

    Quote Originally Posted by faisal.amir.bd View Post
    I'm beginning think these are all PR stunts...
    highly likely, any publicity is good publicity ;p

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    Default Re: Apple Incidents :P

    Probably is a stunt. First time it was clever, now its just lame

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    Did Apple Employees Impersonate Police in Search For Lost iPhone?


    We reported yesterday that an Apple employee purportedly lost (some are calling it a publicity stunt) a prototype iPhone for the second time in as many years. Now, reports are saying that the police were not involved in the questioning and search of a SF man's apartment but rather it was a group of Apple employees masquerading as police. If this turns out to be true, it could severely damage Apple's reputation. Much of this is based on claims from the man on which the investigation centered so the information could very well be embellished or fabricated. Either way, it will be interesting to see where this lands - especially with the recent departure of Steve Jobs. **Update, the SF Weekly has confirmed that the police did assist in the investigation.**






    [Sergio] Calderón said that at about 6 p.m. six people -- four men and two women -- wearing badges of some kind showed up at his door. "They said, 'Hey, Sergio, we're from the San Francisco Police Department.'" He said they asked him whether he had been at Cava 22 over the weekend (he had) and told him that they had traced a lost iPhone to his home using GPS. At no point, he said, did any of the visitors say they were working on behalf of Apple or say they were looking for an iPhone 5 prototype.
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    DIE APPLE >_<


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    Default Re: Apple Incidents :P

    No thats not the full news, 2 security offcials from Apple accompanied the local police to assist with the search.

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