Apple's iPhone 5S is playing hard to get for those who want the new gold color option.
The initial supply of the phone, which went on sale online just after midnight in the US, slipped to a ship date of 7 to 10 days within 10 minutes, and to October in less than a half-hour. That happened with all three varieties of the phone, with 16GB, 32GB, and 64GB of storage space.
The situation matches what buyers in the UK, France, and Germany experienced. After an initial rush, Apple's online store pushed back gold iPhone 5S ship dates to 7 to 10 days, then to October a few hours later. … Read more