Apple they are very worried and have asked the police for help to locate the phone. It is the second time that happens to Apple: the iPhone 4 prototype was also lost shortly before his presentation. An Apple employee lost an iPhone 5 prototype in a Mexican bar in San Francisco, United States. Apple has not filed a lawsuit but has been in contact with the city’s police to keep track of the prototype. The company would have tracked the terminal to contact an individual who confirms that he was at the bar the day of the disappearance but had no access to the prototype. At the moment no offer for sale of the supposed iPhone 5 has not been published and his whereabouts remain unknown.
All indications are that Apple will present a new version of its smartphone, the iPhone 5 in the coming days. The company is preparing an event to announce part of their news and network speculates on the possibility that a new generation of iPhone is displayed. As it happened with the iPhone 4 model, before the official communication, it has leaked a prototype of the terminal, once an employee has lost it. In the case of the iPhone 4, the prototype came to be auctioned, but the whereabouts of the new model is unknown at the moment. The events took place in the month of July, in the Cava San Francisco 22 bar. According to the Cnet News portal, an Apple employee left forgotten a prototype of the next iPhone. The worker not picked up the terminal that had been and when he realized and went to retrieve it, the device was no longer.
Unaccounted for at first, the company did not go to police, but Cnet says that a police source confirmed that subsequently the company got in touch with agents in San Francisco. Since Apple does not put a complaint on the disappearance of the prototype and assured officers that the object had a priceless. The company used a tool to know the location of the device and got your track to a neighborhood of San Francisco. Security agents and members of Apple they went to the home and contacted a man who confirmed that he had been at the Cava 22 bar the day in which the prototype was lost. However, the man said he had not picked up the phone and it didn’t have any information of his whereabouts. According to Cnet, Apple employees offered a reward to the man, but did not manage to expand the information. The whereabouts of the alleged iPhone 5 prototype still does not know, though he speculates on the possibility that has failed to sell through ads ads page for $200 (EUR 139.1). At the moment Apple has not ruled on the issue and additional information on the prototype has not been confirmed.