One of the last followers of tech news to hear the reports Thursday that Apple had sued Fei Lam, the 17-year-old Queens high school student who infamously sold White iPhone conversion kits to eager buyers tired of waiting on Apple's release, was Fei Lam. How did Lam hear about it? "I came back from school today and…
Remember the daring youth Fei Lam, who sold $130,000 worth of his own grey market white iPhone 4s long before Apple? Yeah, they weren't pleased about that, and finally sued him. And, it looks like he's already settled.
A New York teen with a passion for electronics and serious initiative got tired of waiting for white iPhone 4s. So he skipped Apple and ordered the necessary parts from Foxconn. Now he has $130,000—and legal threats.