Here are the latest Apple rumors from the blogosphere:

“Some within the PC industry are experiencing a ‘sense of betrayal’ over the secrecy behind Microsoft’s recently-unveiled Surface tablet, which will compete directly with Windows licensees, a new report claims.” — “AppleInsider” (

“Earlier this year, Apple completely revamped iTunes U with new iPad and iPhone apps as well as new tools that allow teachers to include assignments, books, quizzes and syllabuses with their iTunes U courses. Now, Stanford is taking that a step further by linking the Piazza social learning platform with one of the most popular iTunes U courses — Professor Paul Hegarty’s iPad and iPhone App Development.” — “MacRumors” (

“Hon Hai Precision Industry Co, trading as Foxconn, is the manufacturer behind Apple’s iPhone and iPad in addition to manufacturing the Xbox for Microsoft and the Playstation for Sony. On Monday, Hon Hai’s chairman Terry Gou told China Times flat-out that he urges ‘consumers to wait for the launch of the iPhone 5,’ saying that “the new model will put Samsung’s Galaxy III to Shame.” — “Patently Apple” (

“Rumblings and unsubstantiated reports point to sizable pay raises for Apple retail workers, possibly the result of an internal company review that found wages to be a common complaint among Apple Store employees.” — “AppleInsider” (