Once again, iPhones prove to be the smuggled good du jour. Also, a use for that old Mac that time forgot, and hope for heavy iPhone data users. Don’t worry: importing the remainders for Wednesday, January 26, 2011 is completely legal.
Woman nabbed with 44 iPhones in stockings at Ben-Gurion Airport (Haaretz)
Pro tip: when attempting to smuggle 44 iPhones in your stockings, maybe avoid bringing them into one of the most security-conscious countries in the world.
G4 Mac Wall Clock (Justin Tyler Moore)
What time is it? Time to get a new—never mind. Instead, let me tell you about the intrepid Justin Tyler Moore, who converted an old PowerMac G4 into a working wall clock. Insanity, you say? Genius, says I. Justin also used an old Apple Pro Mouse as the clock’s pendulum, though if you ask me, that ignominy should have gone instead to the infamous hockey puck mouse, to serve as a warning to future generations of pointing devices.
A loophole means unlimited data for AT&T iPhone (Associated Press)
Some guy says that AT&T let him and his buddy get their unlimited iPhone data plans back, but AT&T says it handles customers on a case-by-case basis and, no, this has nothing to do with the fact that Verizon is going to offer an unlimited data plan, thank you very much.