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Apple iPhone: The drum roll begins?
Nothing titillates the Apple faithful more than rumors of an impending Apple-made cell phone. The rumor mill has been grinding about this for years, and it's cranking up fast this week. First, Apple trademarked the "iPhone" name in October. Then, on Wednesday, the Red Herring reported, via a UBS analyst report, that Jobs & Co. have ordered 12 million iPhones from Taiwanese manufacturer Hon Hai Precision, also known as Foxconn. The Herring, along with Business 2.0 blogger Paul Sloan, then predicted that Apple could make the killer announcement at Macworld in January. Sloan even posted an image of what the iPhone might look like. The blog consensus seems to be that with music moving to cell phones, Apple's got to act to avoid cannibalizing iPod sales. Clearly, Jobs isn't getting sidetracked by Microsoft's new Zune....
Posted by Oliver Ryan 10:59 AM 1 Comments comment | Add a Comment

It will be interesting to see if it is teamed with a specific cellular service. That's the stock to buy. Come on, Owen and Oliver... Get that info. on The BROWSER!
Posted By Steve, San Diego CA : 4:25 PM  

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