Bad Verizon Photoshop job - iOS on the Droid X

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  1. JohnDroid

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    It looks like Verizon is not above photoshopping pictures to make their point... In fact, most large companies employ this tactic daily. However, it's not this often that such a big error gets overlooked. In a holiday ad Verizon has a Droid X phone that shows a clear version of iOS maps instead of Google Maps.

    We'll chalk this one up to a marketing department snafu that just didn't get noticed but I'm sure some conspiracy theorists among us will have different ideas ;)

    (Source: Engadget)
     
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    Sacrilege!
     
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    Somewhere, someone is losing their job right now.

    sent from the great depths of my phones internet (thanks Al Gore)
     
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    LMAO! Thats hilarious!
    Would it have been such a chore to open Google Maps on the X and take a picture? Would have been way easier than photo-cropping the iOS version into a simulated picture!
     
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    LOL, didn't even consider the "conspiracy theory" angle. Good stuff.

    Doesn't this also subject VZW to false advertising claims? hehehe
     
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    You would have to think this was a subbed out job. No one who works for VZW could mess up this bad could they? Haha major oversight anyway.

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    Never use iOS so I wouldn't be able to tell/recognize differences to android run google maps.
     
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    To be honest I didn't even notice the phone.
     
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    I'm sure more than one is getting walked to the door over this one.
     
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    What if it's a hint of the iPhone coming to Verizon soon? Come on guys, sheesh <---Joking. lol. What a mess up
     
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    Rofl, epic fail!
     
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