John Paczkowski

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Stop Me if You’ve Heard This One: An iPhone Prototype Goes Missing in a Bar

You’d think that after last year’s humiliating iPhone 4 prototype caper, Apple would have taken extraordinary precautions to protect pre-release versions of future iPhones taken into the field for testing. Evidently not. The company has lost another prototype iPhone. And like the one that preceded it, this one too was lost in a bar. CNET has the scoop, and the company is declining comment. Apple should really begin requiring signed sobriety pledges from anyone given a prototype.


Twitter’s Tanking

December 30, 2013 at 6:49 am PT

2013 Was a Good Year for Chromebooks

December 29, 2013 at 2:12 pm PT

BlackBerry Pulls Latest Twitter for BB10 Update

December 29, 2013 at 5:58 am PT

Apple CEO Tim Cook Made $4.25 Million This Year

December 28, 2013 at 12:05 pm PT

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Another gadget you don’t really need. Will not work once you get it home. New model out in 4 weeks. Battery life is too short to be of any use.

— From the fact sheet for a fake product entitled Useless Plasticbox 1.2 (an actual empty plastic box) placed in L.A.-area Best Buy stores by an artist called Plastic Jesus