Apple reveals its latest iPhone -- possibly two of them -- on Sept. 10. We separate the bogus iPhone rumors from the smart predictions.
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The sketchiest iPhone rumors tend to fade away as an Apple launch date approaches, and this year is no exception. In July, a widely circulated online rumor predicted that Apple would delay the release of iPhone 5S in order to upgrade the device's screen size to 4.3 inches from four inches. The Commercial Times, a Taiwanese newspaper, reported the story, which was later picked up by Bloomberg. Well, the rumor didn't have legs, and most Apple watchers still expect the iPhone 5S to have a four-inch screen just like its predecessor.
The iPhone 6 might be different story, however. The Wall Street Journalreported this week that Apple is testing iPhone screens as large as six inches. If true, an iPhone phablet might not be far off.
Building A Mobile Business MindsetAmong 688 respondents, 46% have deployed mobile apps, with an additional 24% planning to in the next year. Soon all apps will look like mobile apps – and it's past time for those with no plans to get cracking.
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