At a meeting with employees on Thursday, Steve Jobs, Apple CEO, announced that every full time Apple employee will be receiving a free 8GB iPhone. The free iPhone also goes to part timers that have been with the company for more than one year.
Following with what they did back in the day with the 1Gb iPod shuffle, Apple will be giving away around 18,000 free iPhones to it’s employees
According to Think Secret, there was total of 3 million iPhones manufactured prior to the launch, but only 1 million will be distributed this week.
Think Secret also confirmed that the extended warranty for the iPod will be available soon for a $69 fee. The warranty at the moment covers 12 months.