Wondering how Apple tried to hide the prototype of iPhone 4G from others to keep iPhone 4G details secret from others? This video will give you the answer. Gizmodo has revealed a video in which they are showing how Apple was hiding its secret iPhone 4G in iPhone 3G like case. The case is totally made from a black opaque plastic like material in order to hide the aluminium edges of iPhone 4G case. Unlike the flat backside of iPhone 4G, the case has round backside like other models of iPhones to make it look like iPhone 3GS.
How Apple Conceals Prototype iPhones
For those who don’t know the Gizmodo-Apple story: Gray Powell, who happens to be a software engineer at Apple forgot iPhone 4G prototype on his stool at a bar in Redwood City and left the bar in drunken state. A stranger later got hold of the phone and started playing with it considering it iPhone 3GS. Next day when he woke up, he found his iPhone bricked as Apple remotely wiped the complete OS via MobileMe tool. When Gizmodo heard the news, they bought the iPhone 4G prototype from that guy for about $5k– $10k USD. Later they published a full-fledged review of iPhone 4G prototype revealing all the hardware secrets of iPhone 4G. Apple on the other hand was shocked, they wrote a letter to Gizmodo that they want their secret iPhone 4G back. But untill now, Gizmodo seems to have no plans to return the Next Generation iPhone 4G back to Apple. Not only this but they also revealed the internal hardware details of iPhone 4G.
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