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Gold iPhone rumored to be in the works for Apple

Apple is said to be adding a gold-colored

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The latest iPhone rumor should please everyone from elegant bejeweled women, to commodities traders to hip-hop star Trinidad James. That's because the color options for the new phone won't be so black-or-white.

Apple is adding a gold-colored option to its next generation of iPhones, according to multiple published reports. The Cupertino, Calif.-based company is expected to unveil the device...

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New iPhone rumored to be unveiled Sept. 10

The iPhone loyalists have about a month to

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Apple loyalists who have held tight to their iPhones even as rival manufacturer release one new gadget after another that takes aim at the tried-and-true favorite won't have to wait much longer to fight back.

The Cupertino, Calif.-based company is expected to unveil the next version of the iPhone during a Sept. 10 event, according to technology blog All Things D. (http://dthin.gs/1659rRk)


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Disney Planes is entertaining but shallow add-on to film

In Disney Planes, players take control of several

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With a simple flick of the wrist, Dusty Crophopper spins gracefully through the air and soars through a checkpoint, as several other planes race closely behind him. Dusty dodges a giant snowball and speeds ahead of the pack, finishing the race in a burst of confetti as the announcers go crazy in the background.

Wii players eager to take to the skies can experience this highflying action for...

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