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Apple preparing for September 12th event

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Apple preparing for September 12th event
It has become an annual event since 2007 with thousands of hours spent trying to guess what the next Apple iPhone will look like. With the size of the display expected to jump from 3.5 inches to 4 inches, and a thinner build with a two-tone backcover, this is the first time since the introduction of the Apple iPhone 3GS that a prototype model wasn't left in a bar. This year, our clues to the design of the new Apple iPhone 5 didn't come from the beer-soaked floor of a watering hole and instead came from mockup models used by case manufacturers to see how snug their rubber bumpers are fitting on the new model.

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If the mockups are correct, what we will see inside  on Wednesday is a taller, thinner Apple iPhone with a 4 inch screen and a metal, two-tone backcover. The pin dock-connector will be smaller and the earphone jack is now on the bottom. We should see LTE connectivity, which may be greeted with a lawsuit from Samsung, and possibly support for NFC.

Meanwhile, you can see Apple's colors going up on the front of the building, reminding everyone that it is almost that time of the year for the introduction of the new iPhone.

source: TechCrunch

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posted on 09 Sep 2012, 03:51 41

1. santaclaus (Posts: 52; Member since: 20 Jul 2011)


apple's innovation sinks together with Job's death...

posted on 09 Sep 2012, 05:23 31

17. aokde (Posts: 186; Member since: 09 Jul 2012)


dude wtf! how is one man is so innovative (besides, apple is not innovative.)! moreover, that one man being steve jobs!!!! i'm not being rude or something, but people need to get their facts right.

posted on 09 Sep 2012, 07:05 7

36. Phullofphil (Posts: 801; Member since: 10 Feb 2009)


How are they not innovative. I won't be getting this next iPhone by the way but apple is definetly innovative. Just because they put there products together with components made by other companies does not make them not. Every new product so far although not new concepts are revolutionary and have all changed the area that they are in very much like no other products. Is it because the next generation of these products are just improvements on the previous and not completely different. That's wrong. I am not an apple fan but they are revolutionary and they still seem to control were the markets that they have products in are headed. I love my iPad but because of my hatred of ios I will never be getting another I product. But innovative they are and like them or not they are still the company with the big target on there back and should be for at least a couple more years,

posted on 09 Sep 2012, 07:33 13

38. santaclaus (Posts: 52; Member since: 20 Jul 2011)


I am not saying Apple is not innovative because they are using other companies' parts. they are less innovative than they were before. you look at the Iphone 4s, is there any revolutionary features? No! it is just similar as Iphone 4. there will be amazing products to be announced but I doubt there will be any "revolutionary" things to be announced on that day

posted on 09 Sep 2012, 07:39 25

39. PhoneArenaUser (Posts: 5498; Member since: 05 Aug 2011)


September 12th - just another day of brainwashing.

posted on 09 Sep 2012, 13:47 3

86. gallitoking (Posts: 4720; Member since: 17 May 2011)


@ santaclaus...it had Siri.. and because of Apple is now a similar feauture on every Android high end device

posted on 09 Sep 2012, 08:21 3

49. aokde (Posts: 186; Member since: 09 Jul 2012)


i didn't say they are not because they use other companies parts, there's no single company on earth that produce their own parts.
the only innovative product was the first iphone (and i can argue also that it's not revolutionary, other companies were also developing touch screen products...). every iphone released after that is not innovative. there were phones with buttons to silent it immediately, there were phones with front facing camera (if you know, the first time apple put the front facing camera, fans were like wooooowww they have a front facng camera), etc etc etc, i can't think of a single apple product that is innovative.
also, tablets are useless. they are big smartphones and just that. until this day, i can't find ONE reasonable reason to buy a tablet. so the ipad, just like any other android tablet is sh*t (i say android tablets, not windows tablets, because windows tablets could come with core i5 processors thus be productive...that's for the mean while untill oter tablets can be powerful enough...)

posted on 09 Sep 2012, 09:41 14

71. imsickwithphone (banned) (Posts: 76; Member since: 17 May 2012)


The title should be 'Apple preparing for another dissapointment'
Very lol and troll XD

posted on 09 Sep 2012, 10:26

76. rf1975 (Posts: 258; Member since: 01 Aug 2011)


"but people need to get their facts right" do not foget your self aswell dude.

posted on 09 Sep 2012, 11:53

81. -box- (Posts: 3991; Member since: 04 Jan 2012)


@aokde the same reason people hate on Stephen Elop for Nokia's sales figures, or the President of the U.S. for every little thing that goes wrong in their lives, or God (or whatever a non-atheist believes in) for them not being born famous and important trillionaires without a care in the world. He was the face of the company, and a seemingly crazed bipolar megalomaniac, but folks seem to think he alone came up with every single apple product, despite the evidence of hundreds if not thousands of apple designers and engineers (or paid plagarists and copy machines, however you wish to see it)

posted on 09 Sep 2012, 07:46 11

40. som (Posts: 768; Member since: 10 Nov 2009)


Apple invented metal back cover with 2 tones excellence and Apple patented hundreds of ideas that never make to the market.

posted on 09 Sep 2012, 08:22

50. RapidCat (Posts: 351; Member since: 12 Jun 2012)


i think they reinvented unibody metal back cover and now without glass

posted on 09 Sep 2012, 08:37 10

56. captn3x (Posts: 46; Member since: 08 Aug 2011)


I don't think you should be able to patent something you don't build. You should have a working prototype to get a patent. If I have a great idea but don't know how to mechanically make it happen, then you (w/o seeing my idea) come up with the same idea and build one yet are not allowed to bring it to market.....my point is the patent police is broken and is stopping innovation...IMO.

posted on 09 Sep 2012, 11:54 3

82. -box- (Posts: 3991; Member since: 04 Jan 2012)


Um, HTC has had multi-tone metal-backed covers for years... Unibody design, too.

Your argument is invalid.

posted on 09 Sep 2012, 09:07 5

66. app_droid_soft (Posts: 42; Member since: 09 Sep 2012)


all ideas that came from apple during steve jobs time were'nt his.....his greatest contribution was motivating people to turn ideas into reality

posted on 09 Sep 2012, 23:49

103. The_Godfather (Posts: 187; Member since: 26 Apr 2012)


A gay event....!!!

posted on 09 Sep 2012, 03:51 8

2. Savage (unregistered)


Lets see what you got.

posted on 09 Sep 2012, 08:38 6

58. cepcamba (Posts: 717; Member since: 27 Feb 2012)


I doubt they'll come up with something in the level of Nokia's superdownsampling Pureview tech but yeah, let's wait and see.

posted on 09 Sep 2012, 11:10 4

80. Savage (unregistered)


I don't expect Apple to show anything more than an extra row of icons.

posted on 09 Sep 2012, 11:57 3

83. -box- (Posts: 3991; Member since: 04 Jan 2012)


I'm not even expecting that anymore. Allegedly leaked photos of the boxes indicate same number of icon rows

posted on 09 Sep 2012, 03:52 24

3. u-suck-more (Posts: 529; Member since: 26 Aug 2011)


the colours for some reason remind me of gay pride lol

posted on 09 Sep 2012, 05:11 16

15. serious9010 (Posts: 254; Member since: 20 Jul 2012)


iPride :D can't wait for the new iPhone though :))

posted on 09 Sep 2012, 05:14 5

16. u-suck-more (Posts: 529; Member since: 26 Aug 2011)


hahaa ^_^

posted on 09 Sep 2012, 06:34 14

31. Non_Sequitur (Posts: 1111; Member since: 16 Mar 2012)


Isn't a gay pride event and an Apple event the same thing? :P

posted on 09 Sep 2012, 08:07 6

44. u-suck-more (Posts: 529; Member since: 26 Aug 2011)


LOLOL

posted on 09 Sep 2012, 08:53 6

65. u-suck-more (Posts: 529; Member since: 26 Aug 2011)


Oh im not discriminating gays btw! i support them! hate me all u want, im still gon' support them!

posted on 09 Sep 2012, 03:52 14

4. AppleConspiracy (Posts: 637; Member since: 18 Oct 2011)


The Greatest Event in Human History.

posted on 09 Sep 2012, 04:01 29

5. hateftotti (Posts: 202; Member since: 03 May 2011)


Actually it is the greatest event in iSheeps history not humans;)

posted on 09 Sep 2012, 13:52 3

88. gallitoking (Posts: 4720; Member since: 17 May 2011)


humans as haters will also be watching..wont you

posted on 09 Sep 2012, 06:00 4

26. MeoCao (unregistered)


I hate to say it but there is no denying that Apple's "never apologize" policy and "reality distortion field" technique work wonders for them.

one more row of icon and it is "The Greatest Event in Human History"

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