Hey look! Is that an iPhone you're holding? No, no, of course not. Nothing this fat could ever be an Apple product, or even pretend to be one. But it is really cool. Literally.
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.
All that talk of complications and difficulties building a white iPhone 4? Apple wasn't BSing. NYT's Nick Bilton compared the newly released pearly model to a first draft, bought directly from Apple's Chinese factory. The difference? The old one's grungy.
At first we thought the white whale iPhone 4 was a fatty fatty fat fat compared to its black counterpart, but now Consumer Reports has whipped out the "lab-quality" calipers and says—gasp!—the two are exactly the same. BUT...
So the white iPhone 4 is a bit bigger in the trunk than its black-encased brother. No big deal, really, unless you're trying to swap cases between the two. Inside, however, we're learning there's even more to this peculiar story.
Mere days ago (two, specifically), the UK caught wind of the much ballyhooed, but oft not seen white iPhone 4. It might ship next week! Exciting, if you're into white smartphones, but what of the U.S. market?
Engadget says that's the box for the white iPhone 4 shipping to Vodaphone retail outlets in the UK. Someone unwitting sales associate sold one to a customer before Vodaphone sent out a comapny-wide email halting sales until "next week."
Floating around the 'nets today is this video from the site Tinhte, who claim that the White iPhone 4 pictured above is a prototype running an early test version of iOS 4, featuring different/rejected/unused systems for multitasking and folders.
From the sounds of it, the mythical white iPhone 4 is ready to make itself available to AT&T and Verizon customers in the coming weeks. Bloomberg has multiple sources telling them that Apple has finally solved the manufacturing challenges they encountered along the way (including peeling paint), and are confident…
Isn't Twitter wonderful? Not only is it the perfect medium to broadcast your breakfast preferences, it's also wielded by attention-hungry company execs who occasionally let the odd tidbit of news slip out. Case in point, Apple's senior vice president of worldwide product marketing Phil Schiller, who replied to a…
17-year-old Fei "Phil" Lam, the ballsy teen who sold authentic white iPhone 4 conversion kits, recently took a moment to speak to Fast Company about his business, Apple, Foxconn, and legal woes. Here's his story.
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.
In Shenzhen's electronics markets, an entire building is dedicated to Apple products. You can buy white iPhones—at least the backs—by the case. But why pick drab old white when you can get something even snazzier?