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Rumored iPad Mini 2 in the Works, will have Retina Display

Creators at Apple are evidently already working hard on a new higher resolution and lighter version of the iPad mini. This report comes from the Apple rumor mill DigiTimes, though it isn’t the first time we’ve heard it. Keep in mind that DigiTime’s record for getting things right is certainly mixed, though it did recently predict Apple’s addition of retina displays in the Apple Macbook and managed to get it right.

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Apple to Begin Selling Unlocked iPhone 5 Tonight

Looking to get your hands on an iPhone 5 totally unlocked? Tonight your first chance to get an unlocked iPhone 5 directly from Apple’s website. Pricing has yet to officially be unveiled but is expected to be around $649, $749 and $849 for the 16, 32 and 64GB versions, respectively.

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iPhone 5 4G LTE Version Coming to UK’s new EE 4G LTE Service

T-Mobile and Orange recently announced they were coming together with EE to bring 4G LTE to the United Kingdom. At the time of the announcement they planed to roll out several great devices such as the Samsung Galaxy S3 LTE, Nokia Lumia 920, Nokia Lumia 820, and others. That wasn’t it though, one device was purposely left off: the iPhone 5.

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The iPhone 5 has Fallen into the Hands of a Chinese Popstar, or So He Claims

A Chinese pop star by the name of Jimmy Lin has just attracted over 100,000 comments in only a matter of a few hours. His post was through the popular site, Sina Weibo- which is sort of like the Chinese version of Facebook and Twitter combined. What was the post that is generating so many comments and large amounts of buzz? The Chinese pop star claims to have in his possession an iPhone 5. You might wonder how a Chinese pop star would get his hands on the iPhone 5, well before its release.

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Although the New iPhone is Not Yet Announced, Chinese Retailer Starts PreOrders

Want to preorder the new iPhone? You can! – if the idea of preordering something from a Chinese e-commerce site a month over more before its reveal doesn’t bother you. The site is called Taobao and has no real information offered on the new iPhone, instead taking preorders completely out of faith it seems. You can reserve your new iPhone for a deposit of 1,00 yaun, or $160, or you can flat out purchase the unit for 6,999 yuan, or $1,100. The sellers can’t promise a specific delivery time though, so yah, sounds extremely legit huh?

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Sharp Confirms That New iPhone’s Screen Is Shipping This Month

harp has officially confirmed that it will be shipping the screens for the next iPhone this month at a special press briefing in Tokyo. Unfortunately, that’s about all we know for sure about the screen as Sharp President Takashi Okuda took a “no comment” stance on other questions about the screen such as its dimensions.

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In-Cell Touch Panel Technology for Next iPhone?

Earlier today we talked about a few new rumors regarding the upcoming iPhone 5, such as the use of liquid metal in its casing. Now we are talking about yet another rumor regarding the next iPhone, and that’s the use of in-cell touch panels like those rolled out by Sharp and Toshiba Mobile Display. This supposedly comes from sources within Apple’s supply chain.

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iPhone PRO Concept Device

The iPhone PRO is a concept device designed around a 4.5-inch wide LCD and 2 side buttons. The device also has a 1.2MP 3D Camera, and is has a lovely 1280×800 display.

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iPhone 5 to Arrive This Fall?

Unlike what the previous rumor on Apple’s next generation iPhone claimed, the latest info suggests that the company might be planning a fall launch for the iPhone 5 (or whatever the company might end up calling it), and they will keep this schedule for many years to come, that is a new iPhone every fall.

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How Would You Like An iPhone 5 With A Lytro Sensor?

Remember that Lytro point-and-shoot box camera we talked about back in October? Well, it appears like Steve Jobs was “interested” in that technology, so that’s enough for people to “speculate” that the sensor might make its way into an iPhone sometime in the future.

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Apple iPhone 5 launch date set for October 14?

The media invitation specifically says, “Let’s talk iPhone,” so at least that’s a certain level of confirmation for us. The assumption is that iOS 5 and iCloud will be discussed at the same event, finally putting months of rumors, leaks, and hearsay to rest.

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Leaked iPhone 5 pic is fake, but Apple might reuse iPhone 4 camera

Earlier today we were told that the leaked picture above was the battery and the camera module of the iPhone 5. Internal components like these may not be too exciting to most, but they do reveal something quite interesting. Now it’s been revealed by Kyle Wiens from iFixit that the photo is actually of an iPhone 4 module, not the iPhone 5, and was recognized as such by the iPhone 4 upon connection and usage. Still, Apple could be using the same camera for the iPhone 5.

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Apple iPhone 5 being tested with 4G LTE radios

Maybe this is one of the (potentially many) reasons the iPhone 5 has been delayed several times. It’s not about white paint. Instead, we’re hearing that a version of the upcoming iPhone 5 is being tested with some 4G LTE capabilities. That’d make it pretty different from the current iPhone 4, wouldn’t you say?

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The skinny on the iPhone 5 design

With the release of the iPhone 5 around the corner, the rumours are ramping up once more. The latest: The Slim iPhone 5. Started by a francophone who tweeted a photoshopped picture of a condensed iPhone 4, Macrumors ran the pic without the cutline – which read “A picture like this could drive some sites […]

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Rumored August manufacturing ramp-up in line with September iPhone launch

All the stars are starting to align themselves. We had heard for some time that Apple would wait until September to release the successor to the current iPhone 4 and now we’ve got some more evidence that backs up the timeframe. The newest report says that Apple’s manufacturing partners are going to start assembling the next-gen iPhone around the middle of August.

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Latest Mockup of Upcoming Apple iPhone 5

Everyone and their grandmother (almost literally) is sitting on pins and needles waiting for Steve Jobs to cross the stage yet once again to reveal how he’s changing smartphones all over again with the iPhone 5. The latest rumors point toward a September launch, so until then, we have conjecture and hearsay. We also have the latest mockup of the iPhone 5, based on the most recent and most accurate information available.

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Rumor: iPhone 5 To Look More Like iPad 2

With the announcement of the iPad 2 behind us, the rumour mill is turning its sights on the upcoming iPhone 5. And I’ll say I’m not surprised, but a tad disappointed with their speculations.