Hoax of the Day: 4chan Tricked Some iPhone Users into Thinking iOS7 Makes It Waterproof

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Hoax of the Day: 4chan Tricked Some iPhone Users into Thinking iOS7 Makes It Waterproof
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Add this to the list of reasons why you should never believe anything you read on the Internets. In a carefully planned scheme to sabotage many early iOS7 adopters, a group of pranksters on 4chan decided to get creative with a series of fake (yet convincing) Apple-esque ads claiming that the latest OS software update will make iPhones waterproof (which is false, of course) along with a fake Facebook post from Apple CEO Tim Cook. It's not something that everyone would fall for, but apparently a few people on Twitter have accidentally destroyed their phones while testing its waterproof feature.

Hype Train of the Day: Waiting Outside for the iPhone 5S

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In the early hours of last Friday morning, filmmaker Casey Neistat interviewed people waiting in line outside of several New York City Apple stores to pick up the latest iPhone 5S, including one group who had supposedly camped out for fifteen days.

Parody News of the Day: Apple's Solution to iOS6 Map Glitches

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The latest news from the folks over at The Onion: Apple is working hard to move streets, buildings, and natural features of the Earth itself to be consistent with their heavily criticized Maps software.

iPhone 5 of the Day

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Apple debuted the hotly anticipated iPhone 5 in San Francisco today, and it looks to be worth the wait, if you're into that sort of thing.

With a longer design allowing for a fifth row of icons, it's also 20 percent lighter and 18 percent thinner than the iPhone 4S. The new phone also features ultra-fast wi-fi, a super-fancy new camera, and a twofold CPU speed increase.

Apple is also promising "full console quality" graphics, if you can still get past touch controls for your gaming on the go.

Battery life is going to see improvements: eight hours making calls, and up to 225 on standby.

It's nice to know that Apple hasn't skimped on the features, but can it live up to the expectations of such an opinionated user base?

The iPhone 5 will ship on September 21.

[mashable]