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Old April 27, 2010, 08:51 PM
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Apple is taking things too far. It's been reported that they already got their prototype back, and that when Gizmodo tried to return the phone, Apple didn't want it. AND lost =/= stolen. I agree with every word that GSM Arena said.

Apple strikes back - the police searches Gizmodo editor's house - GSMArena.com news

Why Apple Couldn't Get the Lost iPhone Back - Iphone 4 - Gizmodo

Of course, there's a lot more sites and articles on this, but I'm not going to link them.
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Old April 27, 2010, 08:56 PM
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Apple is taking things too far. It's been reported that they already got their prototype back, and that when Gizmodo tried to return the phone, Apple didn't want it. AND lost =/= stolen. I agree with every word that GSM Arena said.

Apple strikes back - the police searches Gizmodo editor's house - GSMArena.com news

Why Apple Couldn't Get the Lost iPhone Back - Iphone 4 - Gizmodo

Of course, there's a lot more sites and articles on this, but I'm not going to link them.
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Old April 28, 2010, 05:19 AM
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Apple is taking things too far. It's been reported that they already got their prototype back, and that when Gizmodo tried to return the phone, Apple didn't want it. AND lost =/= stolen. I agree with every word that GSM Arena said.
Well, I read the links you posted, and the only "attempt" at returning the prototype phone seems to be a failed call to Apple Care (?!). Correct me if I missed something.

If Gizmondo really wanted to return the phone, they could of put it in an envelope and send it by courrier to Apple HQ, cash on delivery. Or send an email to Jobs (with pictures, or proof of the claim).

IMO, Gizmondo didn't try all that hard.
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Well what if a prototype of a car was left in your driveway? So you drove around in it for 3 months, took it apart, and posted videos and pictures of it. Then you call the company to see if they want it back. They say yes but then you are like you must see it in writing. So the company sends a letter saying they want it back. THEN you send it back. That is EXACTLY how Gizmodo handled it except they didn't find it in their driveway they purchased it. I would be pretty angry. Now the competition knows what hardware the next iPhone is going to use and some of its features. That could possibly be damaging to the company.
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Well what if a prototype of a car was left in your driveway? So you drove around in it for 3 months, took it apart, and posted videos and pictures of it. Then you call the company to see if they want it back. They say yes but then you are like you must see it in writing. So the company sends a letter saying they want it back. THEN you send it back. That is EXACTLY how Gizmodo handled it except they didn't find it in their driveway they purchased it. I would be pretty angry. Now the competition knows what hardware the next iPhone is going to use and some of its features. That could possibly be damaging to the company.
Exactly, there's a bunch of engineers under NDA about their project and first thing they know some random site has their project under their hands and are trying to make some profit off it by posting pictures to get attention to their site.
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Old April 28, 2010, 08:32 PM
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Well what if a prototype of a car was left in your driveway? So you drove around in it for 3 months, took it apart, and posted videos and pictures of it. Then you call the company to see if they want it back. They say yes but then you are like you must see it in writing. So the company sends a letter saying they want it back. THEN you send it back. That is EXACTLY how Gizmodo handled it except they didn't find it in their driveway they purchased it. I would be pretty angry. Now the competition knows what hardware the next iPhone is going to use and some of its features. That could possibly be damaging to the company.
Funny how no one ever raises an ethical eyebrow when computer components specs/pics/benchmarks are leaked, yet people are going batshit over an iPhone.

Doesn't jive.

It's our job to get ahold of technology as soon as possible, it's 'their' job to prevent us from doing so. Everything else that happens in between is part of the game.
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Old April 29, 2010, 11:21 AM
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Nice seeing people reading < 2 lines and coming to those kind of conclusion

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I WAS going to get an Ipad......but after seeing how retarded Apple is being...screw them. I will get a better tablet from a better company.
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