Apple roundup: Motorola ITC suit revived, new iPhone image leaks

|About: Apple Inc. (AAPL)|By:, SA News Editor

An appeals court has revived an Apple (AAPL -0.2%) ITC suit against Motorola Mobility. Apple alleges two of its multi-touch patents are being infringed by Motorola

High-res images purporting to show the low-cost iPhone's rear plastic shell have leaked. Also, images posted by a French site indicate the iPhone 5S will have an improved LED flash (perhaps a dual-LED flash).

AppleInsider's Daniel Eran Dilger takes a look at the advanced fingerprint sensor tech (developed by AuthenTec) that will reportedly be built into the iPhone 5S' home button.

A CIRP survey of U.S. consumers finds less than 1/3 of first-time smartphone buyers purchase an iPhone, as compared with nearly 50% of existing smartphone owners.