Here are the latest Apple rumors from the blogosphere:

“The shipping times for most of the variations of the Mac Pro have started to lengthen in Apple Stores across Europe, with many versions now taking 5-7 business days before they are shipped.” — “AppleBitch (http://www.applebitchcom)

“Following last week’s leak of home buttons claimed to be for the next-generation iPhone, parts vendor has just posted information on a claimed iPhone 5 SIM card tray fresh from one of its parts suppliers.” — “MacRumors” (

“Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company has reportedly placed an early investment in 20-nanometer chip technology, in hopes of landing orders from Apple as soon as 2014.” — “AppleInsider” (http:/

“An unofficial Disney blogger has reported that iPads are beginning to show up at the company’s Walt Disney World attractions in Orlando in order to facilitate testing of a new radio-frequency ID (RFID) based “FastPass” system that may replace the current ticket-based system. The testing is said to be going on for the next couple of weeks at Disney’s central Florida parks and could allow guests to schedule “FastPass” times well in advance of their visit.” — “MacNN” (

“The inventor of Liquidmetal guesses that it would take hundreds of millions of dollars and over three years for Apple to ready the technology necessary to mass-produce large products made from the material.” — “AppleInsider” (