More evidence of the Verizon iPhone's existence emerges

Alex Wagner
Editorial Director of News and Content from  Omaha, NE
| Published: January 1, 2011

Verizon iPhone accessories

We're still waiting for the mythical Verizon iPhone to be officially unveiled, but evidence of the device's existence just keeps piling up.  First up, online retailer Offwire allows users to search for devices by manufacturer and, after selecting Apple, users are given the option of searching for accessories for the "iPhone 4 Verizon."  While the search does return cases and other products, none of them actually show what the phone looks like.

The second bit of proof we have of the Verizon iPhone's impending launch was revealed thanks to a simple domain lookup.  While the domains "iphoneonsprint.com," "iphoneontmobile.com," and "iphoneonatt.com" are all owned by a person named Jim Benton, a company by the name of Verizon Trademark Services LLC just snatched the domains "iphoneonverizon.com" and "iphoneforverizon.com."  The same company just so happens to own "verizon.com," too.

While the iPhone has been rumored to be coming to Verizon ever since the original model came out back in 2007, it looks like it's finally going to happen this time.  It's not looking like the Verizon iPhone will debut at CES like many have thought, but I wouldn't be surprised to see Apple send out invites for an event shortly after CES.  As for a launch date?  The latest rumor suggests that the VZW iPhone is going to land some time between the end of CES and the middle of February.  So, who's getting one?

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