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Harbinger of an iPhone 6C to come?

My More Color column at Macworld this week is as timely as the day’s headlines—it’s about the new iPod touch and what it might mean for the iPhone:

So after three years, we’ve finally got a new iPod touch. After kicking around with iPhone 4S-era speed, the iPod touch has leaped right over the iPhone 5 and now sports the A8 processor and M8 motion coprocessor of the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus. And at $199 for a 16GB model, it grants access to demanding apps and games for a very good price.

The new iPod touch, for all its advancements, still sports the same 4-inch Retina display as the iPhone 5, 5s, and 5c. And it makes me wonder if maybe, just maybe, it’s the first hint that we’ll be seeing an updated 4-inch iPhone-let’s call it the 6c-this fall.

Read the rest at Macworld. Also, I’m a guest on this week’s Macworld Podcast talking with Glenn Fleishman and Susie Ochs about El Capitan and iOS 9, so check that out too.