“While there’s still no official confirmation of what Apple plans to show off Tuesday, it’s the worst kept secret in tech: we’re getting new iPhones,” Adrian Covert reports for CNNMoney. “Apple keeps its lips pretty tight when it comes to future products. But Apple does have to rely on other companies to help make the iPhone, which means leaks are inevitable.
“For starters, the iPhone 5S is expected to come in a gold – or champagne, depending on who you talk to – color,” Covert reports. “It’s also possible the 5S will come in a lighter shade of grey, providing a fourth option for iPhone buyers.”
Covert reports, “Perhaps the most exciting rumor is that the iPhone 5S will have a fingerprint sensor where the home button is traditionally located… The most obvious application for the sensor will be for security authentication — i.e. a replacement for passwords. But a fingerprint sensor could potentially be used for phone navigation as well. Combined with Apple’s new iCloud password manager, logging in to all your sites and services could be as simple as swiping your thumb over your [iPhone].”
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MacDailyNews Take: As usual, MacDailyNews will be covering Apple’s special event live tomorrow (link coming soon).
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