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Android-heavy Verizon is about to get a new, fruitier member of the family

"Human sacrifice, dogs and cats living together... mass hysteria!" It looks as though things are finally falling into place for the iPhone 4 launch on Verizon's wireless network. A number of new reports are coming in from around the web, with one of the more humorous ones being from Gizmodo

Gizmodo reports that it has been invited to nearly every Verizon event for the past three years and has a very close relationship with Verizon. However, Gizmodo hasn't been invited for Verizon's big January 11 announcement.

Now why wouldn't Gizmodo be invited to a Verizon press conference? Well, if you remember the "early" reveal of the iPhone 4, you'd know that Steve Jobs was quite livid with Gizmodo for going public with the iPhone 4 prototype -- and Gizmodo hasn't been invited back to an Apple-sponsored event since. With Apple's iPhone being the supposed focus of this event, there's no question that Steve Jobs gave Gizmodo the stink eye.

Gizmodo also notes that other pro-centric bloggers who wouldn't otherwise be invited to a Verizon press event also got invites.

Additional confirmation, this time from a more traditional outlet, came from the Wall Street Journal. The publication says that its sources confirm that the iPhone 4 will be revealed at the Tuesday press conference.

And if that wasn't enough, John Paczkowski of Digital Daily says that none other than Steve Jobs himself will grace the stage during the announcement. We're sure he'll be in his usual black mock turtleneck, jeans, and tennis shoes.

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By LordSojar on 1/7/2011 8:29:15 PM , Rating: -1
Another blog post about this?

Not to come across as harsh or rude... but... we get it already. Stop posting stories about this. It will be announced if and when it will be announced. We don't need a post on DailyTech every other day about the possibility of the iPhone 4 coming to Verizon. How many other articles do we have about the Droid Bionic coming to AT&T, or the EVO Shift coming to Verizon? The iPhone 4 isn't special, it isn't magical, and it isn't important. Oh dear god, stop posting about it. IT'S OLD NEWS.

RE: Seriously?
By espaghetti on 1/7/2011 9:23:52 PM , Rating: 5
If it finally prints money and will build me an island and transform into a jet to fly me there, like my evo does, I might want it.

RE: Seriously?
By Chaser on 1/7/2011 9:42:48 PM , Rating: 2
Like it or not the iPhone is phenomena and a household name for many that's been available only on the AT&T network. For the first time its going to on what many consider to be the largest network in the U.S., Verizon.

Oh yea of little techie comprehension, yet on a techie site take your cynical bitterness elsewhere.

RE: Seriously?
By osalcido on 1/9/2011 11:57:56 PM , Rating: 2
It's old news ? The thing hasn't even been released yet, lol.

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