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Woo Hoo! Apple’s new iPhone is coming!

by | 16th, April 2013

China Foxconn

THE new iphone. It’s coming! Aren’t you excited too? I know I am because it’ll be just fabulous allowing me to pose even more effectively as a cool and in touch sort of person. You know, rather than the fat middle aged man I actually am.

The knowledge that the new iPhone is coming is revealed to us by the Wall Street Journal :

TAIPEI—Foxconn Technology Group has resumed hiring assembly-line workers in China after a postholiday freeze, in the latest sign that customer Apple Inc. is gearing up for production of a new iPhone.

Pretty cool reporting hunh? The factory that makes iPhones is now recruiting people again so therefore there must be a new iPhone coming.

They’re probably right but it’s not entirely certain. That hiring freeze caught everyone on the hop when it happened.

In China, these vast factories are populated by migrants from rural areas. At Chinese New Year everyone goes home to see Mum and Dad (it’s been called the largest migration in history and it happens every year). Traditionally, the migrants take this break

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