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Inside Scoop: Apple sends out invites for likely iPhone 5 event

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Inside Scoop: Apple sends out invites for likely iPhone 5 event

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CNET's Sumi Das talks to reporter Josh Lowensohn, who received the coveted invitation for Apple's September 12 event in San Francisco.

Hello welcome to insights -- I'm -- -- and joining me is staff writer for CNET Josh Johnson Josh thanks for being let -- my pleasure you know -- -- -- -- be with us that we're probably gonna be talking about Apple. Lots of -- Clearly. You got a very coveted invitation. In your inbox today tell us what it said it was from there we -- mysterious -- -- from Apple saying it's almost here. It being the next iPhone. IPhone. Probably fly again -- actually be Apple's sixth I've found never mind now there's a giant five on the invitation it's pretty clear with this list also vehemently. So it's just a big twelve and -- -- and it was a five and twelve signifies the twelfth which is next Wednesday packets that's happening September 12 it's. Most of a suspected right yeah I mean this is this is basically the big everyone's come back from -- in -- -- examples like we were resting here's -- new device. So what we know now that we didn't know before. Apart from the fact that the date is confirmed that not a whole lot again and again of the whole intrigue and mystery about these things is the fact that it toll much last year and much clearer picture was an actual. Let's talk iPhone tag line we knew it was going to be -- Ministries it is enough. Let's talk theory that Epstein it have said this doesn't really given hints. Okay so we -- iPhone 5. We know the date we know where here in San Francisco. These truly are coveted invitations. I didn't get land tell -- how many people time. You know there's only about 757. Seats in the atmosphere where -- -- taking place in downtown San Francisco. This is -- they have iPad three year third generation iPad that. That's for the -- and -- -- without -- this is and they never -- a phone here's typically something done either at their developer's conference or in their campus in Cupertino. So how do we expected that will play out. I'm not gonna be on stage. Well I mean you can expect Tim Cook Apple's he has commuters can expect Phil Schiller the marketing chief and also Scott forced all register -- software really iPad and iPhone development. And then after the events. That's not when the -- become available the rumor is September. 21 for yes to quickly they weighed in a week or two to quantities instantly so carriers can get ready -- -- -- -- schedule sorted out people configure other contracts all these things. But then it's -- right away. -- this is actually really good time -- for them that's right before the holidays will abide by its you know hopefully available in storage at one -- -- Are right so the wait will be of rats of next Wednesday we will know whether -- rumored features will in fact the actual features available. Apple -- and Apple it's almost here. It whatever it is Josh thank you so much and it wasn't for -- -- -- Ada specs -- --

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