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Glee Star Takes on the iPhone 4

Jane Lynch

(Newser) - Sure, the iPhone 4 has an internal antenna. But does it have a wicked funny sense of humor? Glee's Jane Lynch calmly one-ups the new gadget in a great spoof of the "I'm a Mac" commercials. "One time I was left in a bar in Redwood City and... More »

Peeved Apple Bars Gizmodo From iPhone Unveiling

Tech blog will still live blog the event—sort of

(Newser) - Steve Jobs has found his sweet revenge: Gizmodo's request to attend today's super-high-profile Worldwide Developers Conference—in which Jobs is expected to unveil the new iPhone that Gizmodo leaked —has been met with radio silence from Apple, leading the tech blog to make the awkward choice of creating a... More »

Hi, It's Steve Jobs. Give Me Back My iPhone

Even Apple CEO called Gizmodo personally

(Newser) - Evan as Brian Hogan pocketed a wad of cash in exchange for Steve Jobs' latest iPhone and Gizmodo was busily analyzing it, the wheels were in motion: Hogan's roommate tipped off cops to his involvement the day before the report was published, Apple honchos were pushing for criminal charges, and... More »

Apple Loses Another iPhone Prototype posts photos, takes it apart

(Newser) - Believe it or not, yet another prototype of the new iPhone has slipped out of Apple's clutches. The Vietnamese site has posted a pile of images and a video of the new phone. The site's down, thanks to all that traffic, but you can see many of the... More »

'Follow' Hack Causes Twitter Pandemonium

Privacy gap closed, but not before some opportunistic hijinks

(Newser) - If your Twitter account lists no followers or follow-ees, thank the happy-go-lucky iPhone acquirers at Gizmodo , who tipped the tech world to a vulnerability this morning. It's no longer working, but the web interface allowed the attention-starved to type "accept" and the Twitter name of any account, thereby gaining... More »

iPhone Finder Named, 'Regrets His Mistake'

Especially if it turns out to be a crime

(Newser) - The guy who found (or, depending on your interpretation of California law, stole) a prototype for the next generation of iPhone is 21-year-old occasional college student Brian Hogan, Wired reports, and he's very sorry. “He regrets his mistake in not doing more to return the phone,” his lawyer... More »

Calif. Cops Raid Gizmodo Editor's Home

Seize Jason Chen's computers, servers; Gawker cries foul

(Newser) - Cross Steve Jobs and encounter the wrath of, well, at least the California police. That's who greeted Gizmodo editor Jason Chen—he of the scoop on Apple's next-gen iPhone that was found in a bar—with a search warrant Friday night. Chen arrived home to find police had broken down... More »

Gizmodo Lost Money on Pricey iPhone Scoop

Saga raises debate about checkbook journalism

(Newser) - Nick Denton, the big cheese at Gawker Media, paid $5,000 for the iPhone prototype Gizmodo showed the world last week—a fact notably absent from the company's published account of how it acquired the phone. He got 3.6 million unique visitors for his trouble, but no massive ad-revenue... More »

Apple Should Sue! vs. No, Just Suck It Up

Bloggers differ on whether the lost iPhone merits lawsuit

(Newser) - Jeff Bercovici has been noodling the lost iPhone story and finds himself "outraged" by Gizmodo's acquisition of the top-secret gadget. It's clear to him the finder hardly tried to find the real owner. "Put simply, Gawker Media brazenly, publicly flouted the law," he writes at AOL's Daily... More »

New iPhone Worth Waiting For

Features on 4GS prototype mean you shouldn't buy an iPhone until June

(Newser) - Thinking about buying an iPhone? The features on the 4G prototype lost in a bar by an Apple worker means you should think about waiting until it goes on sale in June or July, urges Dan Frommer at Business Insider . The new iPhone appears to have an improved camera and... More »

Website: We Have Apple's Next iPhone

Gizmodo pretty sure it found Steve Jobs' next trick in a Calif. bar

(Newser) - If you're a techie website, days don't get too much better than one when you stumble across Steve Jobs' next little gift to the world. Gizmodo says it's gotten its hands on the next-generation iPhone, found "lost in a bar in Redwood." After taking the device apart, the... More »

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