The OS update will be free and available for the iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, and iPhone 4S, along with the second- and third-generation iPads.
Ahead of expected iPhone news interest in the phone reaches a fevered pitch.
T-Mobile doesn't appear to be on Apple's short list for iPhone 5 carriers, but that's not stopping T-Mobile from trying to lure iPhone customers to what it says will soon be its widespread 4G network.
If Apple uses a new, thinner display in its next iPhone, the battery could pack as much as 40% more capacity than the current 4S, a researcher says.
Most of the new phones support 4G/LTE cellular connectivity, providing a much bigger, always available, wireless data pipe at least for those subscribers who want it.
Apple is expected to end the speculation next week, but until then the expectant chatter about the next iPhone continues. Here's the latest.
Now is the time to buy old iPhones, 55-inch HDTVs, and SSD drives, as deals accompany product introductions.
Apple's mobile operating system can automatically retrieve a boarding pass when a traveler arrives and zap payment when stopping at Starbuck's.