1. dnitram's Avatar
    Well, I for one donít buy all the hype about a stolen prototype phone, whoís right or wrong, etc. Personally, I believe it was an extremely well planned and orchestrated media hype event to promote the new iPhone. Of that I am convinced. How better for Apple to get such massive, cheap publicity just prior to the introduction of their latest phone. Itís a win-win situation for both Apple and Gizmodo. Say what you will, but I say whoever came up with the plan is an advertising and marketing genius.
    04-21-10 01:29 AM
  2. F0nage's Avatar
    Apple is nothing if not one of the best marketing companies around.
    04-21-10 03:58 AM
  3. tmp3150's Avatar
    I agree totally. Who would lose a phone that valuable?
    04-21-10 04:50 AM
  4. STANGS347's Avatar
    I believe it happened like this.

    Apple sent Gizmodo the phone with the story line and paid them 5000 to stay silent. lol
    04-21-10 07:28 AM
  5. GlitchZero's Avatar
    I agree totally. Who would lose a phone that valuable?
    A drunk guy on his birthday?
    04-21-10 07:30 AM
  6. iBalushi's Avatar
    What makes them Log On to his Facebook and notice his last status was: I love German beer.

    I bet it happened in purpose.
    And if it was then it is a SMART idea
    04-21-10 09:00 AM
  7. Pema108's Avatar
    Apple is genius at creating buzz for an upcoming release. This latest is the biggest buzz creation ever. I agree it was calculated.
    04-21-10 10:21 AM
  8. coltsbr's Avatar
    I agree, a very well orchestrated plan!
    04-21-10 10:34 AM
  9. tedzone's Avatar
    Well, I for one donít buy all the hype about a stolen prototype phone, whoís right or wrong, etc. Personally, I believe it was an extremely well planned and orchestrated media hype event to promote the new iPhone. Of that I am convinced. How better for Apple to get such massive, cheap publicity just prior to the introduction of their latest phone. Itís a win-win situation for both Apple and Gizmodo. Say what you will, but I say whoever came up with the plan is an advertising and marketing genius.
    Yeah.... And hopefully that was a dummy model made to throw us all off the real scent. I say that cause I really hope it wasn't the 4g..... IT WAS BUTTTT UGLY
    04-21-10 11:44 AM
  10. coltsbr's Avatar
    When I left my phone in a bathroom while out drinking a couple years ago, someone turned it in to the bartender right away. My LG flip phone did not make it onto Gizmodo's site.
    That is strange! I would have thought they would have went right after that one!!!! LOL
    04-21-10 11:59 AM
  11. iCandi's Avatar
    yeah the "lost" phone is not very attractive.

    so convenient that it was lost so close to apple hq too..hmm.

    what a scam LOL
    04-21-10 12:12 PM
  12. vinndy's Avatar
    I thought that design was beautiful
    04-21-10 12:50 PM
  13. RetroAndreas's Avatar
    Ok I got to say it

    that's one f%$#ed up font.
    04-21-10 01:02 PM
  14. mitchell209's Avatar
    Of course it was on purpose.
    04-21-10 04:43 PM
  15. Username00089's Avatar
    In a related story, Michael Jordan was a great basketball player
    04-21-10 07:13 PM
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