Case maker Hard Candy is betting that Apple will announce two new iPhones today, and it's already selling cases for those devices.
According to Cult of Mac, which spoke with Hard Candy CEO Tim Hickman, the case maker received dimension data "from three sources" that show an iOS-based device featuring a 4.44-inch screen and wide home button underneath the screen. The device, according to Hard Candy, will be about 4.83 inches tall and 2.63 inches wide. Its thickness comes in at just 0.28 inch.
The device's screen size is notable, considering that the iPhone 4 has a 3.5-inch display. Over the last several months, rumors have been swirling that suggest the next iPhone will come with a bigger display to match competitors boasting 4.3-inch screens.
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However, there's no telling if the dimensions Hard Candy has received--and is betting 50,000 cases on--is the next iPhone. Hickman told Cult of Mac that he doesn't know for sure if it's an iPhone or iPod Touch, but he expects Apple to unveil the new device at its iPhone event later today.… Read more