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Still MIA: White iPhone 4 Appears - Temporarily - on Apple Online Site

Waiting for the white iPhone 4 has become pretty much of an ordeal. In July, Apple acknowledged that the coveted units won't become available until "later this year." Then this morning, Apple triggered a frisson of excitement when it updated its Apple Store app for the first time and, lo and behold,  the white iPhone 4 appeared as an option in the 'Reserve Products' screen. (Pointer comes from MacRumor Forums.)

White iPhone 4

That discovery triggered the animal spirits of the fanboys, who thought that this might be the harbinger of a forthcoming announcement from Apple. But their hopes got dashed a few hours later when all reference to the still MIA white iPhone 4 disappeared from the site.

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