The social world has been buzzing about Apple blocking vacations for October. AppleInsider is reporting that Apple has now blacked out vacation time for employees from October 9th through 12th and October 14th through 15th. That is right in line with all the talk going around.
The two windows likely show that the iOS 5 would be released to the public 1st and then the iPhone 5 afterwords. proper. Apple did something like this last year. There was a 3 day delay between software and hardware updates. AppleCare staffers have been told that there will be large amounts of support calls starting the 9th. Between Amazon’s new tablet and iPhone 5, the end of September to the middle of October should be a great time to be a techie.