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September 14, 2012, 8:45 AM

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Eric Slivka / MacRumors:
Apple's iPhone 5 Pre-order Shipping Estimates Slip to Two Weeks  —  Just an hour after pre-orders for the iPhone 5 went live, Apple Store shipping estimates for new pre-orders have already slipped to two weeks in the U.S., U.K., Canada, Germany, and Australia.
Dan Seifert / The Verge:
iPhone 5 won't support simultaneous voice and data on Verizon or Sprint  —  Apple's new iPhone 5 features support for LTE networks across the world, but it won't be able to offer simultaneous voice and data on all of them.  The Verge has confirmed with Verizon Wireless that the iPhone 5 …
Kevin Fitchard / GigaOM:
What's AT&T planning?  Hidden specs unearthed in the GSM iPhone 5  —  There's more to the AT&T version of the iPhone 5 than meets the eye.  ExtremeTech's Neal Gompa sorted through the device's testing documentation at the Federal Communications Commission and found there are two more 4G …
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John Gruber / Daring Fireball:
Thoughts and Observations Regarding Yesterday's iPhone 5 and Music Event  —  A Double Feature  —  There's been a consistent formula to the post-Steve Jobs Apple keynote events.  Tim Cook opens, and speaks in broad terms about where Apple is.  Numbers and milestones.
Todd Bishop / GeekWire:
Microsoft employees getting free Surface tablets, new work PCs, Windows Phone 8  —  Microsoft employees are just getting out of their big company meeting at KeyArena in Seattle, and if you hear any of them comparing Steve Ballmer to Oprah, there's a reason: The company announced a surprise package …
Sean Hollister / The Verge:
Apple says Lightning to HDMI and Lightning to VGA cables will arrive in a matter of months  —  There's been some confusion as to what Apple's new all-digital Lightning connector will be capable of, but the company has just cleared that up.  An Apple spokesperson told The Verge that Lightning …
David Pogue / Pogue's Posts:
Google Glass and the Future of Technology  —  New gadgets — I mean whole new gadget categories — don't come along very often.  The iPhone was one recent example.  You could argue that the iPad was another.  But if there's anything at all as different and bold on the horizon, surely it's Google Glass.
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Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat:
After a decade of research, Intel shows off its digital radio chip  —  Justin Rattner demonstrated Intel's first all-digital WiFi radio chip after more than a decade of research.  That radio is the stepping stone for microprocessors — from the smallest sensor chips to supercomputers …
Liz Gannes / AllThingsD:
Google Finally Adds Do-Not-Track Support in Latest Test Version of Chrome  —  Google has included support for the Do Not Track privacy setting in its latest Chrome developer build, which was released today.  —  Do Not Track — which aims to help users opt out of being tracked across Web sites …
Matthew Panzarino / The Next Web:
Apple's new iCloud.com officially launches with updated Mail, Find My iPhone, Reminders and Notes apps  —  Apple has today launched the new official version of iCloud.com — its web portal for cloud services — to all users, reports 9to5Mac.  The site features versions of its Mail …
Faith Merino / VatorNews:
Study: 1 in 5 U.S. women are now using Pinterest  —  Pew study finds 12% of U.S. adults are now using Pinterest, but nearly 20% of women are on the site  —  I've gotten hooked on Pinterest.  It's the only way to keep track of all the stuff I want.  It makes it so easy to keep track …
Tom Warren / The Verge:
Microsoft details Office 2013 RT, confirms Preview release and lack of Macros or add-ins  —  We got a brief look at Office 2013 RT for Windows RT tablets at IFA last month, but Microsoft is revealing the finer details of the software today.  In a post on the company's Office Next blog …
Josh Ong / The Next Web:
China Unicom confirms iPhone 5 launch coming in next three months  —  A China Unicom executive has confirmed that, as long as regulatory approval comes as expected, Apple's new iPhone 5 will arrive on the carrier's network within three months of the handset's September 21st launch.
Dan Frommer / SplatF:
Why Does Apple Announce iPhone Pricing And Availability But Other Phone Makers Don't?  —  One of the nice things Apple does when announcing a new product — which its competitors only sometimes do, especially in the phone industry — is tell you how much it will cost and when it will go on sale.

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