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Apple postpones Chinese iPhone 4S release, crowd throws eggs

By Rick ¬∑ 18 replies
Jan 13, 2012
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  1. Apple has postponed plans to begin offering the iPhone 4S through its retail locations in mainland China, the Washington Post reports. The company was forced to delay the launch because…

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  2. Ranger12

    Ranger12 TS Evangelist Posts: 621   +122

    What foresight on their part to bring eggs with them!
  3. matrix86

    matrix86 TS Guru Posts: 827   +32

    HAHA! I was just thinking the same thing. I was like, "wait a minute...they carry eggs around with them? Must be a Chinese thing." :p
  4. foreverzero89

    foreverzero89 TS Enthusiast Posts: 217

    such a disgrace.....and yet another reason to hate apple, they have all those people brainwashed! there are better devices out there than the iphail!
  5. gwailo247

    gwailo247 TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 2,010   +18

    a giant kung fu fight leaving hundreds injured would have been a much better ending.
  6. Good idea, I should of bring eggs to the apple open. Droid soldier.... FTW!
  7. Better yet, rotten apples!
  8. matrix86

    matrix86 TS Guru Posts: 827   +32

    Hold up a minute, here. I hate Apple as much as the next guy, but now you've just got blind hate here. What Apple did was a good thing. They put the safety of innocent bystanders and employees ahead of business. I do believe they could have found a much better way to handle this, but still, I applaud them for putting safety ahead of business. Set aside your blind fanboy hate and act like an adult for minute.
  9. Mindwraith

    Mindwraith TS Enthusiast Posts: 186

    People get so excited over a phone.. its a sad society that we have
  10. Well said.
  11. ghasmanjr

    ghasmanjr TS Booster Posts: 363   +86

  12. This is no different in Black Friday sale here, where people kills each other by human stampeding to a sale items that the media hype about.
    Route44 likes this.
  13. ahh!, there is a place called call a Grocery store, Bodega, mom and pop store, or corner store to other that call them by a different name. I sure they have them near a Apple store everywhere in the world.
  14. funguseater

    funguseater TS Rookie

    Don't Worry!!!! You can still buy an ePhone 4s down the street!!!
  15. jeffz6

    jeffz6 TS Rookie Posts: 79

    Next years model includes the egg
    Route44 likes this.
  16. Euph0ria

    Euph0ria TS Rookie

    Wait a sec... how do apply "Fanboy" just because you loathe what Apple has done and has been doing to the industry for years? Where's the "Fan" in knowing Apple sucks ***?
  17. Euph0ria

    Euph0ria TS Rookie

    They've patented the iegg, and they'll sue or force you to pay royalties you if you try and throw a regular egg at them because it infringes on their copyright. A regular egg has never been patented and it resembles their iegg too closely for anyone use it freely without royalties.
    Doctor John likes this.
  18. Route44

    Route44 TechSpot Ambassador Posts: 11,979   +71

    There is so much truth here I can't add to it. (y)
  19. Doctor John

    Doctor John TS Enthusiast Posts: 204   +15

    Nice one!! LMAO :D

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