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TechHive: iPhone 5 preorders begin; ship dates slip to two weeks

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Apple and U.S. carriers began accepting iPhone 5 preorders early Friday morning. By 8 a.m. ET, shipping estimates had already slipped to two weeks.

The iPhone 5: What you need to know

There's a new iPhone coming to an Apple Store near you. What's different about the iPhone 5? What are its marquee features? And most important: When can you get one? We answer all those questions and more in this guide to the latest smartphone out of Cupertino.

iPhone 5 and CIOs: What Apple's new phone brings to the enterprise

The iPhone 5's increased speed, screen size and durability will all be assets to business users, according to CIOs and tech analysts.

TechHive: iPhone 5 to debut on Cricket Wireless Sept. 28

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AT&T, Verizon, and Sprint won't be the only U.S. carriers to offer the iPhone 5 later this month. Cricket Wireless will also offer a prepaid, no-contract version of Apple's latest phone, though it will be available a week after it goes on sale elsewhere.

Intel: Thunderbolt not yet feasible for smartphones and tablets

The Thunderbolt interconnect technology could take a while to reach smartphones and tablets because of power consumption issues that need to be resolved, according to Intel executives.

Apple's LTE move with iPhone 5 leaves Europe on the back burner

While Apple is moving to LTE with the iPhone 5, it's focused for now on North America and advanced Asian markets, leaving Europe's most important LTE bands behind.

Live Blog: Apple's Fall 2012 iPhone event

Apple is holding a press event in San Francisco on Wednesday, Sept. 12, in which the company is expected to unveil its latest iPhone. Macworld will be on hand with live coverage of the 10 a.m. PT announcement.

Remains of the Day: The night before

Everybody's jazzed for Wednesday's Apple event, but that doesn't mean that the world's stopped spinning: One analyst thinks the iPhone 5 could be economical in more ways than one, Samsung's prepping to capitalize on the new iPhone, and ebook prices are falling down.

The Macalope Daily: Copy cat spat

Do we dare call it an iMac knock-off? We dare.

The Macalope Daily: Disappointment city

The new iPhone will probably get unveiled this week. Might as well start warming up your disappointment!