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Is a new and improved iPhone in the works, or is Apple struggling to keep up with component inventories?

As one of the most trend-setting tech companies, love it or hate it, Apple is constantly making news with its new products.  A constant media circus follows Apple, and often the rumors hold true-- as was the case when Apple revamped its entire iPod line last fall. 

Now the rumors have started to circulate again, this time about Apple's smart phone, the iPhone.  Analysts now claim iPhone supplies are mysteriously shrinking, leading to speculation that either Apple is preparing to launch a new model, or is in the middle of a component crisis.  Market research firm Inc. remained sufficient throughout the month.  Sacconaghi doesn't buy into the rumors that a new iPhone model may be in the works.  He states conservatively, "


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New I Phone coming in June
By morb2008 on 4/4/2008 5:42:59 PM , Rating: 2
News report recently indicated that it will support 3G data and will also better support the Corporate email systems.

I think apple got burned by not supporting direct corporate email and that dumb "edge" network mess didnt help either.

The stock of existing phones just ran out earlier than they wanted it to.

Although Im sure they are happy they wont have any dead stock now though.

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RE: New I Phone coming in June
By 306maxi on 4/5/2008 6:01:05 AM , Rating: 2
Not really. Building obselescence into your product isn't a bad idea. Now everyone with a v1 iPhone will want a new one when it comes out with 3g.


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