We are a skeleton crew this week at the CNET offices with a huge number of our editors and camera crews taking on the tech gadget news avalanche that is the annual Consumer Electronics Show. Though the biggest tech conference of the year in Las Vegas generally has little to do with Apple, some news has managed to trickle out about a much sought-after product: namely, an iPhone for Verizon.
Many (including yours truly) watched the live stream of the Verizon press event yesterday hoping to hear word of Apple's smartphone coming to the network, but--even though there were many exciting new handsets and tablets--there was no mention of a Verizon iPhone.
Today we received word that Verizon is inviting people to a press event January 11. Though nobody knows for sure what Verizon will announce, it stands to reason that after introducing its entire product line for 2011, the only thing left to announce might be a Verizon iPhone. We'll just have to wait and see, but it's looking pretty likely that those waiting for a Verizon iPhone may soon get their wish.
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