The iPhone 5 (or whatever the 5th iPhone generation will be called) rumors have swung from one end to the other in less than a month. Here are two items I wrote in that time period:

March 28, 2011: iPhone & iPod (iPad 3) Launches Synchronized in 2011? 3 Reasons Why This Makes Sense for Apple

April 12, 2011: Will Apple Announce an iPhone 5 in 2011 or Wait Until 2012?

Reuters, based on three unidentified sources, reports that:

Apple to ship new iPhone in September

Here are the specifics:

- The companies contracted by Apple will begin production in July or August
- The new iPhone will look similar to the iPhone 4
- The new iPhone will have a faster processor