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Report: No Apple iPhone 5 Until October

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Despite multiple reports suggesting Apple and AT&T are each blocking employee vacations and making preparations for increased foot traffic in September, a new rumor suggests the iPhone wont actually launch until October. 

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Wall Street Journal blog AllThingsD cites multiple anonymous sources in claiming Apples next-generation iPhone will launch in October, possibly even late in the month. 

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I dont know why AT&Ts calling for all hands on deck those weeks, but its not for an iPhone launch, one of the blogs sources said, responding to questions about why AT&T might have blacked out employee vacations in late September. 

Other sources the blog spoke with said the handset would launch late in the month. 

Early reports suggested Apples fifth-generation iPhone would be a modest update featuring the same case design as the iPhone 4, but more recent reports say the device could feature a redesigned exterior that is slimmer, wider and longer than the current-generation iPhone.

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