But until then, let's take a little break from Apple, and round up a few other rumors that've been making the rounds the last couple weeks: Samsung might release a Galaxy Gear 2 smartwatch … Read more
Consumers who grab the new gold-hued iPhone 5S and want a matching cable will be able get one once a new Kickstarter project meets its goal.
A company called Juicies sells a variety of dock connectors and other cables for mobile devices. The new Kickstarter project dubbed Juicies+ is striving to get funding to create higher-quality, tangle-free cables for smartphones and tablets. And one of those budding cables is a gold one designed to color-coordinate with the upcoming gold version of the iPhone 5S.
Juicies promises that it will offer the golden cable if it can raise $120,000. As … Read more
Gold is best.
You know that. I know that. But does everyone know that?
Raffi Zaharian would like to make sure that everyone knows that. He's the secretive designer of the gold iPhone 5S.
You don't know Zaharian? He's based in south Florida. He wears purple satin shirts. He also wears, I am told, satin Speedos.
He also wears a lot of gold.
Conan O'Brien is perturbed that you might have imagined some black-shirted Cupertino type had suddenly attained the Midas Touch.
No, no. In this exclusive video, he reveals that the team behind the gold … Read more
The latest rough handling comes from Jailbreak nation, which appears to be the latest in a series of sites to get its hands on the rear shell of what is almost certainly the backside of Apple's next iPhone. It's by no means the first, but has maybe gone the furthest to test how durable Apple's latest gold color holds up to some … Read more
We have iPhone 5S release dates, colors, and specs. Did I leave anything out?
Oh yeah, I forget to mention that they're all just rumors. But there's little left to the imagination these days when Apple rolls out a new product.
Apple is widely expected to hold an event unveiling the new iPhone on September 10. Japan's Nikkei said sales of the device will begin September 20 in that country, and then Chinese newspapers chimed in with a release date there of either September 20 or late November (due to China's verification process), depending on which … Read more
The rumored gold iPhone has been pictured in a blog post out of Japan.
The Japanese publication Weekly Ascii on Thursday published photos of what it claims is the rumored gold iPhone. The device sits alongside the white and black iPhone 5 in the photos, and appears to be about the same size as that device. As reported, the gold iPhone is actually "champagne" color.
Apple has been reportedly working on several products for an expected September 10 event. The company is expected to announce new flagship models, to reportedly be called the iPhone 5S, as well as … Read more
New iPhones will arrive in Japan on September 20 with a gold iPhone 5S option in tow, Japan's Nikkei reported Wednesday.
SoftBank and KDDI will handle sales of the iPhone 5S and 5C starting on the 20th, according to Japan's largest business daily. NTT Docomo is not expected to sell the new iPhones, Nikkei added.
The U.S. announcement is expected on September 10, the report noted.
In addition to the conventional black and white models, a new "champagne gold" will be offered, the newspaper said. This reinforces widely-reported rumors about that color option for the … Read more
Leaked from today's 404 episode:
- Smartphone shootout: Which phone has fastest camera?
- Apple and the iPhone 5S: As good as gold?
- Why a gold iPhone makes sense.
- Brooklyn art gallery will use crotch shots in upcoming photo exhibition.
Rumors and discussion of a gold or champagne-colored iPhone are being mined at an ever-quickening pace as we get closer to an anticipated Apple event on September 10.
Over the weekend, iMore refined its own mock-up (above) of what a new, gold iPhone might look like. According to Ally Kazmucha, an editor for the site who also works for a company that anodizes colors onto iDevices as an after-market service, gold is among the easiest colors to bling out an iPhone. An easily gilded iPhone could be a flashy selling point for an iPhone 5S otherwise lacking in flash and major new innovations (depending on how much the rumored biometric sensors excite you).… Read more