Apple iPhone 5 Media Event Wednesday: Live Web Stream Fake?

Apple is expected to unveil the much anticipated iPhone 5 Wednesday morning at its media event in California. Live Web streaming of the event, however, may not be available. has set up a channel advertising: "Live Coverage of Apple's September 12th New iPhone" but a disclaimer states that it is not an official Apple Ustream. Commenters have also questioned its authenticity.

Though consumers are clamoring to find out details about Apple's newest phone and when it will be released to the public, they might not be able to get the information in real time online on Wednesday starting at 10 a.m. PST. also raised doubts about the Ustream channel. "Have any of you heard and watched an Apple keynote live video on this Ustream channel before?" the website asked.

"...sadly our expectation is that Apple will not deliver this service and the claimed live video streaming is fake or will be shutdown by security before the event starts," reported.

Apple usually posts a video of their media events on their website a few days later.

The iPhone 4S set a record last year when more than 4 million units were sold in the first three days. Some expect the iPhone 5 to outsell the iPhone 4S.