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AT&T staff also now rumored to have been given holiday blackout dates from September 21, the rumored iPhone 5 launch day

iMore previously reported that Apple would be introducing the iPhone 5 at an event on Wednesday, September 12, and releasing it on Friday, September 21. Now, TechCrunch's Jordan Cook reports that AT&T staff has been given a vacation blackout from September 21 to September 30, which exactly matches the Verizon blackouts reported previously.

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New iPad available in India, South Africa and seven more countries from today

Apple will roll out the new iPad to nine more countries starting from today. This is the third phase of new iPad launches and will see it now available in a total of forty six countries.

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iPhone 4S store sales cancelled in Beijing and Shanghai due to crowd trouble


Apple has postponed selling the latest iPhone 4S in some stores in mainland China after crowd disturbances spoilt its launch day. The main trouble appeared outside of the Apple Store in Sanlitun Beijing.

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Touch panel production issues to limit initial iPhone 5 shipments?

Randomly accurate rumor site Digitimes reports that, according to supply chain makers, Apple may have trouble meeting initial demand for the iPhone 5 thanks to a defect discovered in the production process for the touch panels made by Wintek.

A defect has presented in some iPhone 5 touch panels produced by Wintek which may affect the ability to meet initial shipment targets for the launch which is expected in October, according to iPhone supply chain makers.

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iPhone 5 launch event to happen on October 4? [Updated]

According to a report from All Things D, Apple will hold its media event to launch the iPhone 5 on October 4.  The information comes from “sources close to the situation”.

Tuesday, October 4. That’s the day Apple is currently expected to hold its next big media event, according to sources close to the situation, where the tech giant will unveil the next iteration of its popular iPhone.

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Apple confirm there is no delay to iPad 2 launch in the UK (and internationally?)

Despite recent fears and rumors about a possible delay, the iPad 2 will still be released on Friday March 25... in the United Kingdom at least. UK tech site TechRadar managed to squeeze some confirmation out of the usually tight lipped Apple.

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WalMart to carry iPhone 4 on June 24th launch day

Just like RadioShack announced a few days ago, CNET is reporting WalMart has now added their name to the list of retailers gearing up to sell Apple's iPhone 4 on the June 24th launch date.

"Walmart said Friday that it will be one of several retail outlets who will have the iPhone 4 on June 24, its first day of availability anywhere. While Walmart has carried previous versions of the iPhone, this is a first that it will be for sale in its stores on the device's official launch day."

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RadioShack to sell iPhone 4 starting on launch day

RadioShack's corporate Twitter account has just announced that The Shack will be offering up Apple's latest and greatest device, iPhone 4, on launch day - June 24th.

YES! RadioShack will have #iPhone4 at launch. More info tomorrow.

RadioShack now joins the ranks of Apple, Best Buy, and AT&T stores in selling iPhone 4. Where do you plan on going come June 24th?

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Best Buy and Amazon Gearing Up for iPad Launch

According to Mac Rumors, Best Buy is gearing up for Apple's iPad launch on April 3rd. The retail chain is providing its employees with details leading up to launch day and stores are expecting display materials early next week. Not every Best Buy will carry the device, however. Only the stores with Apple shop sections will be lucky enough to sell iPads at launch. If you do plan on making a purchase at Best Buy on April 3rd be aware none of their stores will be opening early.

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Apple Sells an Estimated 60,000 iPhones in South Korean on Launch Day

Apple has sold an estimated 60,000 iPhones on launch day in South Korea and can be considered a success, especially if compared to the dismal sales in China.

In the 3rd quarter of 2009, the 60,000 iPhones sold equal 15% of the 400,000 total smartphones sold within the country. Not too shabby for for a single day of sales.


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