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If all goes according to plan, the new gadgets will mark a fresh era of growth at Apple.
If all goes according to plan, the new gadgets will mark a fresh era of growth at Apple.
(ROBERT GALBRAITH/REUTERS)

iWatch buzz proves Apple is still tech royalty

One sign of Apple Inc.’s vise-like grip on our collective psyche: Even when it’s late to dinner, it still gets treated as the guest of honour.

Analysts and bloggers have been buzzing about the company’s rumoured plans to release bigger iPhones, with screens of 4.7 and 5.5 inches. That, of course, would merely be following in the path of Samsung and others, which have been serving up big-display phones for close to two years. Somehow, though, when it’s Apple, the normal rules of newsworthiness don’t apply.