An article on BusinessWeek today notes that the much-anticipated Motorola/iTunes phone is nearing release. “The mobile phone — or rather, a family of iTunes phones, ranging from low end to high end — will become available to consumers before Christmas, Sue says (RBC Capital Markets analyst Mark Sue). That seems to jibe with Motorola’s previous assurances that the gadget will hit stores in the third quarter.” [Thanks to MacMinute reader Rebeca Schiller for this news tip.]