The Recap: Gizmodo, the iPhone 4th Gen, and Beer
Well, as much as I hate talking about rumors, fact is, this is a mammoth story, and it needs to be addressed here on Apple Gazette. This is going to recap the saga that is the 4th-Gen iPhone, Engadget, Gizmodo, Apple, and everything in between. But before we can talk about what it is and why it’s so important, let’s first discuss how this all shook out.
On April 17, Engadget reported that they had been sent pics of the prototype iPhone. It had been left at a bar in San Jose, and the pictures were now being mailed to various tech outlets. It wasn’t said specifically, but at the time the owner of said pics may have been shopping for a price on the device, which was alluded to in the post:
There may be a chance to get some more face-time with the handset, but we wanted to get these photos to you guys ASAP. Stay tuned, we’re working on more details as we type — for now, enjoy the gallery below!
Well, Engadget didn’t get the device. But someone else did, and is rumored to have paid $10k for it. Gizmodo.
This topic has been pretty hot on the interwebs. So much so that Ken Sweet wondered about it aloud on Twitter: