Two men accused of selling a misplaced iPhone 4 prototype to tech blog Gizmodo for $5,000 pleaded not guilty Thursday to misdemeanor theft charges.Prosecutors say Brian Hogan, 22, found the prototype at a Redwood City bar, where an Apple engineer had left it, and then with pal Sage Wallower, 28, sold it to Gizmodo. Read More
Apple is well-known for setting technology trends, but it appears the company is blazing trails in an area it probably wants to avoid: leaving iPhone prototypes in Bay Area bars. Read More
Misdemeanor charges have been filed against two men who allegedly obtained a misplaced iPhone 4 prototype last year and sold it to the blog Gizmodo, making international news among Apple junkies anxious to preview the device.
Yet no charges will be filed against the bloggers who bought, disassembled and revealed the phone’s features after an Apple employee mistakenly left it at a Redwood City bar, prosecutors said. Read More
Misdemeanor charges will be filed against two men who allegedly obtained a misplaced iPhone 4 prototype and sold it to tech blog Gizmodo last year, sending international shockwaves through Apple-junky circles champing at the bit to get a look at the then-unreleased device. Read More
On Saturday, Brian Lam, the editorial director of the technology blog Gizmodo, is launching a pop-up store and gallery dedicated to oceanic life called Scuttlefish. The store, located at 136 Fillmore St., will be open through Nov. 27, with profits going to Save The Waves Coalition. Read More