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Apple loses another unreleased iPhone

by Coryphaeus / August 31, 2011 10:59 PM PDT
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Only human.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / September 1, 2011 1:22 AM PDT

Hope you never lost anything.

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I think...
by birdmantd Forum moderator / September 1, 2011 3:27 AM PDT

It is a publicity stunt but not original since they did the same thing with the iPhone 4 last year.

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stunt
by lucacoleman / September 9, 2011 1:29 AM PDT
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That is what I thought when I found out the "leaked" iPhone5 feature. It keeps that public on their toes and more publicity for them.

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lost in space
by msjb12 / September 2, 2011 8:12 PM PDT

they lose phones so they can gather up more people to sue how else do you get to be the biggest company in the usa unless you are crooks

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You Really Think This is Accidental?
by Flatworm / September 3, 2011 12:02 AM PDT

One thing Apple knows how to do properly is market their products. They know that "losing" a popular product in advance of its release creates a major buzz, and lengthens the lines at their stores of Appleites waiting to get one on the day of release.

Apple is a cult and they know how to play their followers.

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time and again
by ramoneb29 / September 4, 2011 11:45 PM PDT

I think that this is becoming more of a gimmick than a real event. Though we are not at liberty to say what is the real score. But losing the iPhone for the second straight year? I mean common, I would have though that they would have employed stricter measures concerning that, but apparently not. Or was it in relation to Steve Jobs resigning from Apple? I do not think so.

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Apple Over-stepping their Rights?
by johnc6 / September 6, 2011 12:01 AM PDT

From Apple's prepared statement - "The two Apple employees met with the resident and then went into the house to look for the lost item," it said. "The Apple employees did not find the lost item and left the house."

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