Technology news rumors suggest iPhone 5S could start shipping by August

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The predictions about the next Apple smartphone release are already circulating heavily. The rumor mill is spinning yet again about the latest developments by Apple, and the technology news predictions that are being made about a potential release of the iPhone 5S, which is forecasted to be in August 2013. Naturally, nothing official has been announced from the company, but many sources are adding bits to the assembled knowledge. It is now being suggested from technology news reports in China, that the next iPhone will be called the 5S and…

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New iPhone for lower-end market

2013 could see the debut of a smaller and less expensive new iPhone model Many stating its currently being developed in part as a push for smartphone sales in lesser developed countries grows. China is said to be just one of the target markets for the new device. New iPhone at a new price range An unnamed source has divulged that Apple, Inc. has been developing a new iPhone model since February of 2011 with hopes of releasing it by the end of 2013. The price of the current iPhone is…

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Absentee NFC in iPhone 5 may hurt banks more than Apple

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iPhone 5 may be missed opportunity for banks looking to promote mobile commerce Earlier this month, Apple officially unveiled the highly anticipated iPhone 5. Among the numerous features included in the company’s latest iteration of its popular smart phone, the absence of NFC technology received a great deal of attention. Apple has chosen not to include NFC technology in the new iPhone 5 because of reasons concerning security and the concept that the technology does not solve any problems consumers are facing today. Apple has been criticized for its snub…

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Apple may have missed promising opportunity with iPhone 5

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Lack of NFC technology may cost Apple The world of m-commerce news has been a flutter since Apple’s announcement of the iPhone 5 earlier this week. For months, speculation over whether the smart phone would be equipped with NFC technology has raged on and on. Some had expected Apple to make its powerful entry into the mobile commerce industry with its new mobile devices and applications designed specifically with NFC technology in mind (Passbook), but these expectations fell flat as the company announced that the iPhone 5 would not be…

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Apple debuts iPhone 5

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iPhone 5 officially announced by Apple Apple has officially announced its iPhone 5. For months, rumors have raged throughout the Internet regarding the mobile device and its capabilities. Many of these rumors hinted at the device would be equipped with NFC technology. These rumors were largely based on information concerning the Passbook application, which is to be a significant feature of the iOS 6 operating system, as well as leaked photographs showing the construction of the mobile device. Apple has revealed at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in…

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