first rumor came from Japan's Nikkei news service, and the second came from Taiwanese supply chain sources. Both of those rumors claimed that the iPhone 6 and the iWatch would be released at the same time in October. Since then, we've heard that the iWatch has been delayed, likely until next year; and now, an unnamed source for MacRumors is putting the exact release date for the iPhone 6 at October 14th, which is the same date that the iPhone 4s was released back in 2011. The source claims to have been part of a retail store meeting at which a senior Store Leader said that October would be "incredibly busy" for Apple and for the store, and that the 14th would be an “immense” day for Apple.The
There are a couple reasons to be a bit wary of this report. First of all, October 14th is a Tuesday, and Apple tends to release new iPhones on Fridays. Second, the rumors have been putting the announcement of the iPhone 6 in the middle of September, and Apple never has more than a two week gap between the announcement and release.