applemax

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UPDATE - SEE PAGE 2 OF THIS THREAD TO SEE THE VIDEOS

Hey

On holiday, I went into an Apple Store (today), and, you know in mobile phone shops, they have those little podiums where the phones are on the top where you can use them, etc...? Well, there was one in the store. The podium was white, which was lit up internally. On the top it had a wire with the plug at the end, which I assume was for keeping the phone's battery full all day. The plug was a dock connector of abnormal length and width (It was around the width of an iPod shuffle, and the length of about 4cm with a curved bottom/end like the iPod Shuffle 1G bottom) but had no logo on the front of it. The gap on the podium which would house the iPhone was shaped as an iPod nano but about a cm taller. I didn't have a camera, but I'll draw roughly what I saw in Keynote. Mind you, this could just be for the iPod nano! :D
Cheers.

p.s.

Pictures will be arriving on January 7th at anytime between 8am GMT and 4pm GMT
 

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lu0s3r322

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that is strange. which apple store were you at?

a smaller dock connector could mean even smaller ipod nanos. :rolleyes:
 
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Queso

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Well, that's some sacked Apple Store employees then isn't it :rolleyes:

Did I ever tell you about the time I went on holiday to the moons of Jupiter?
 
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MattyMac

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Apple is not dumb enough to send out displays for unreleased products to random cell phone carriers or anyone for that matter.

C'mon now!
 
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refulgentis

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So go back and take a picture, or tell us what Apple store it was so someone can go themself...
 
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applemax

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Hey guys, sorry for the delay in replying. I'll try and take a photo tomorrow but the staff might be a little suspicious. But I'll try my best. See ya soon.
 
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Warbrain

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I don't think that apple would make a table or podium for a product that had a logo on the front of it. That would just ruin the feel of the store...

Nice try, though.
 
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Chris Bangle

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i do believe you but i would have bought a disposable camera and taken a pic.... After taking pic tomorrow please quiz the staff if possible. Then run....
 
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pdpfilms

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I don't think that apple would make a table or podium for a product that had a logo on the front of it. That would just ruin the feel of the store...

Nice try, though.

Very good point. Something like an iChat logo would certainly clutter the display, which apple would not do. In addition, as this is going to be a phone and likely not JUST a vehicle for iChat, thus there would likely be a more appropriate logo to put on the stand rather than an iChat one.

From this alone, i don't believe it.
 
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applemax

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The store is in Dubai
There is no logo on the front. I've just seriously confused myself with something else that I'm cracking at the moment. iChats blocked over here so I'm trying to fix it. Sorry for any misunderstanding. You will have the pic tomorrow.
 
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Zwhaler

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Very good point. Something like an iChat logo would certainly clutter the display, which apple would not do.

From this alone, i don't believe it.

I was thinking the same thing. Very unlike Apple to do so.
 
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