An iPhone 5 prototype lost in a San Francisco bar has offered hints to the release date of the next iteration of Apple’s flagship device. This is the second time that an iPhone prototype went missing in a bar just before its release. But in April 2010 Apple was successful in getting the iPhone 4 prototype back after it had been sold by a finder. This time Apple is having a tough time getting back its iPhone 5, which was left in a Mexican restaurant in San Francisco and then was sold on Craiglist for $200, according to reports.
CNET reports that Apple has contacted the San Francisco police and via location tracking eventually tracked the phone to a single-family home in San Francisco’s Bernal Heights area, but the resident has denied any connection to the event. Analysts and reporters are suspicious of the iPhone prototype loss and speculating that Apple is doing it deliberately. If the iPhone 5 prototype has been given a trial run then surely the release date is round the corner, possibly in weeks. Rumors suggest that the phone might be launched either in September or October. For a free insurance quote visit our website today http://www.kimberleyvassal.com
- Report: Apple Loses iPhone 5 Prototype. Yes, in a Bar. (pcmag.com)
- Apple employee ‘loses prototype iPhone in bar’ (telegraph.co.uk)
- An iPhone prototype walked into a bar and … poof. (Yes, again) (shortformblog.tumblr.com)