iGeneration.fr posted a photo of Apple’s Cupertino, California campus, that has been decked out with new banners ahead of tomorrow’s media event. The media event begins at 10:00 AM Pacific tomorrow, where Apple is expected to unveil the iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C, and a final preview of iOS 7 before its public launch.
Apple’s media event is just three days away and the launch of new iPhone hardware likely two weeks away, the first people already starting to line up at the company’s flagship Fifth Avenue retail store in Manhattan. It is a tradition for people and companies to start early lineups, frequently done as promotional stunts to promote brands while they wait. However this is the first time that campers arrive even before Apple has announced anything. » Campers Start to Line Up for iPhone 5S/5C Launch at Apple’s Fifth Avenue Store
Apple has just sent out media invitations for its September 10 media event, which will begin at 10:00 AM Pacific Time at Apple’s headquarters in Cupertino, California. Apple is expected to introduce the iPhone 5S, the iPhone 5C “low-cost iPhone which will be available in many different colors” and the final preview of iOS 7 before it released to the public. . The tagline on the invitation reads “This should brighten everyone’s day.” » Apple Sent Out Media Invitations For September 10 Media Event
An internal document shared by AppleInsider reportedly shows the amount of time off available for AppleCare employees during the month of September, which appears to drop beginning on September 15 and rise again after 28 September. » AppleCare Employees Not Allowed To Take Vacation From September 15 to 28
TmoNews report that T-Mobile has implemented vacation blackout dates between September 20 and 22, potentially confirming a prospective September 20 release date for the iPhone 5S and 5C. The blackout period, does not allow employees to take vacation time to ensure that T-Mobile has adequate staff on hand for a large release event. » T-Mobile Employee Blackout Dates On September 20 & 22 Support iPhone 5S & 5C Release Date
A new video posted by AppAdvice, gives a detailed look at of Apple’s upcoming “champagne” iPhone 5S and a close look at the blue low-cost iPhone “5C”. In the video after the break AppAdvice compares the backplates of both devices to the existing iPhone 5. » Video Offers Detailed Look at Upcoming “Champagne” iPhone 5S and Low-Cost iPhone
The Chinese microblogging site Sina Weibo posted a photo of what appears to be dozens of iPhone 5C devices being put through a testing process. Engadget discovered, according to the original poster’s Sina Weibo profile, that the shot was taken at a Pegatron plant in Shanghai, China and that she apparently joined Pegatron’s quality control department in mid-July. » Photo Shows Dozens of iPhone 5C Devices Being Tested at iPhone Manufacturer Pegatron