Not to mention Apple's marketing and loyal customer base is legendary. If Apple has a press release tomorrow saying Steve Jobs has a bloody nose, Engadget, TUAW, MacWorld, CNet, etc. etc. would publish it and overanalyze the entire situation.
There is no way the Pre's gonna outsell the iPhone.
iPhone 2G T-Mobile USA
17 November 2007
1.1.1-->3.0 (jailbreakme.com, anySIM, iJailbreak, ZiPhone, PwnageTool, QuickPwn)
iPhone 3G AT&T/China Mobile
5 January 2008
2.2-->3.1 (yellow/red/ultrasn0w, PwnageTool, QuickPwn)
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