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Apple's lack of gold iPhone 5s on launch day drives man to spend $1500. Epic deal, or fail?

Apple's lack of gold iPhone 5s on launch day drives man to spend $1500. Epic deal, or fail?

Kevin Michaluk, who's no stranger to either Apple launch events in Miami, or throwing hundreds of dollars at apps or thousands of dollars at phones, decided in the spur of a moment to combine all of these things together and pay $1500 for a gold iPhone 5s. Why? Because Apple had critically low stock at every location we've been able to find out about. The Miami Apple store, for example...

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'Golden gate': Why was the iPhone 5s launch day plagued by a critical lack of gold?

'Golden gate': Why was the iPhone 5s launch day plagued by a critical lack of gold?

Apple launched the iPhone 5c and iPhone 5s today and while the pop-art inspired iPhone 5c - thanks to it being an easier-to-manufacture branch of last year's iPhone 5 with an even easier-to-manufacture polycarbonate shell - was, by all accounts, in plentiful supply despite pre-orders starting a week ago, the higher-end iPhone 5s was not. Especially the gold version. My Apple Store had 7...

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Countdown to iPhone 5S contest: Subscribe to iMore on YouTube and leave a YouTube comment for your chance to win $500!

Countdown to iPhone 5S contest: Subscribe to iMore on YouTube and leave a YouTube comment for your chance to win $500!

Apple will be announcing the next generation iPhone - call it iPhone 5s - on Tuesday, September 10, 2013 and iMore is going to be the absolute best place to keep up-to-date with all the news and views. Seriously, have you seen our iOS 7 preview? How about our OS X Mavericks preview? And, oh yeah, The Gold iPhone 5s? Yeah, STILL only the beginning! We don't want you to miss anything, so...

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