New iPhone May Be In Beta

A software analytics program has detected evidence that Apple may be testing a  in the San Francisco area. But there's very little hard evidence of what the newness might be.
Earlier in November, software developer Pandav discovered in usage logs for its iBART public transportation app that an iPhone had identified itself as "iPhone 3,1." The identification was picked up via the PinchMedia analytics software embedded in iBART. MacRumors and AppleInsider reported on the discovery.