― Apple is known for its supply chain mastery and rigid price discipline. Now, with the iPhone 5 release date just weeks away, Apple and its third-party retail partners are offering iPhone 4S discounts — rare moment in time, perhaps the first since 2007, when there are too many iPhones. So many, in fact, that Apple feels the need to cut prices, amazing. ∙ No press release has been issued, but third-party resellers are marking down the iPhone 4S and iPhone 4. Further, Apple is price [...].