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Apple Gets Ready for iPhone 5

Ekkapong T/ Flickr

With just a few days to go until the debut of its next-generation iPhone, Apple is finishing preparations for the event at which the device will be unveiled.

Earlier this weekend, the street-facing facade of San Francisco’s Yerba Buena Center for the Arts was cloaked in a vast, colorful Apple banner. And, already, diligent Apple kremlinologists are analyzing it for hidden meanings.

One developing theory to come from their work: The vertical bands of color on the banner are actually stretched iPhone icons that suggest the device Apple plans to introduce will be a taller, stretched version of its predecessor. Here’s some potential supporting evidence from the folks at MacRumors:

(Yerba Buena image courtesy Ekkapong T/ Flickr)


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Another gadget you don’t really need. Will not work once you get it home. New model out in 4 weeks. Battery life is too short to be of any use.

— From the fact sheet for a fake product entitled Useless Plasticbox 1.2 (an actual empty plastic box) placed in L.A.-area Best Buy stores by an artist called Plastic Jesus