More iPhone 5 rumors have surfaced which point at a October 14th release date for the device. Macotakara a japanese Apple news site has reported that the iPhone 5 will launch in the US, France, Germany, Japan, and the UK on October 14th.
Apple is still predicted to have a press conference at their Cupertino Campus on October 4th to announce the iPhone 5. This date will also be the first time that Apple CEO Tim Cook will present a product as large as the iPhone. No news on if he will be joined by Steve Jobs for the presentation.read more
Sprint is one of the only carriers that has not eliminated their unlimited data plans for smartphones. It has been rumored and logical that Sprint may fall into line and eliminate their unlimited data plans for users on the network.read more
Bad news for T-Mobile customers in the US, A T-Mobile Exec says that the iPhone 5 will not be coming to their network this year.
“We are not going to get the iPhone 5 this year,” T-Mobile’s chief marketing officer Cole Brodman said in a town hall meeting on Monday.
A post appeared on the Apple Developers Forum this afternoon which indicates that Apple is planning a reset of iCloud Backup data on Thursday, September 22nd. This reset may prepare Apple for the release of iOS 5 GM which should be released around the same time of the reset of iCloud. Once iOS 5 GM releases it will be the last before iOS 5 officially releases in October. The reset of iCloud data will not affect data from mail, contacts, calendars, reminders, or bookmarks.
On Thursday, September 22, the iCloud Backup data will be reset. Backing up to iCloud or restoring from an iCloud backup will be unavailable from 9 AM PDT – 5 PM PDT. If you attempt a backup or restore during this time, you will receive an alert that the backup or restore was not successful. After this reset, you will be unable to restore from any backup created prior to September 22. A full backup will happen automatically the next time your device backs up to iCloud.
iOS 5 should release about the same time as the iPhone 4s or iPhone 5 releases in early October which current predictions state.read more
The company Case-Mate may have inadvertently leaked the iPhone 5 design to the public. Case-Mate had released a page on their website which displayed their upcoming iPhone 5 cases but also hinted at a new design. These images have since been removed and replaced with a more generic splash page. The removal of the images only confirms that they might have actually leaked the look and feel of the iPhone 5.read more