The Apple iPhone 4.
The Apple iPhone 4.

Apple will be making An Announcement this morning — yes, it’s a capital-letter event — at 10 a.m. PDT/1 p.m. EDT. The consensus among the Apple cognoscenti is that we’ll be seeing an updated version of the company’s iPhone 5 as well as a down-market (meaning: lower-cost) version of the smartphone.

Rumored improvements in the new iPhone include fingerprint authentication and a bigger screen.

In the meantime, here’s a quick rundown on what some in the global technology press are saying about the company’s announcement:

Also: Some irreverent comment on the less expensive iPhone 5:

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