Rumor Roundup: iPhone 5S New Colors and Galaxy S4 Mini

by Brandon Russell | May 17, 2013

Jon R. is back to tackle the biggest tech rumors of this week! In this episode of Rumor Roundup, Jon talks about Microsoft’s plan to release another Surface tablet running Windows RT but with a smaller 8″ screen, Apple changing their strategy by releasing the iPhone 5S in several colors, Samsung’s unannounced Galaxy S4 Mini appearing in leaked photos, and HTC denying plans of working with Google to release an HTC One running stock Android, similar to the recently announced Galaxy S4 Google Edition. All this and more on Rumor Roundup!

On This Week's Episode

Microsoft Surface with 8-inch Display, NVIDIA Processor Due in June

Earlier this month we covered a rumor that suggested Microsoft’s new and smaller Surface tablet will launch in June with a display that measures between 7-inches and 8-inches. Now, DigiTimes says that it has confirmed with supply chain makers that the new device will have an 8-inch screen provided by Samsung, a processor from NVIDIA and […]

iPhone 5S Parts Leak, Suggest New Colors Coming

Several new parts that are allegedly being used for the iPhone 5S spilled to the Internet on Thursday. The new parts including a motor assembly that’s used to power the vibrating mechanism on the phone, a tweaked loud-speaker part, the Wi-Fi flex cable ribbon and the SIM tray slots. We can’t discern much from the […]

Galaxy S4 Mini Appears Yet Again

We recently published a gallery that included several photos of Samsung’s still unannounced Galaxy S4 mini. Now we have a few more pictures to add to that batch, thanks to  We can’t discern too much from the photos except that it appears the mini has a different finish than the full version of the Galaxy […]

HTC: No “Nexus Edition” One Planned

Google announced at Google I/O 2013 that it will soon sell an unlocked Galaxy S4 Developer Edition, aka the “Google Edition,” for $649 that include a pure version of Android Jelly Bean. Several pundits wondered if this meant that HTC, too, might follow in similar footsteps and launch a pure Android device. That’s not the […]

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Brandon Russell

Brandon Russell enjoys writing about technology and entertainment. When he's not watching Back to the Future, you can find him on a hike or watching...