Here are the latest Apple rumors from the blogosphere:

“Sources familiar with the iPhone-maker’s plans said that Apple wants to improve the AirPlay wireless music streaming technology, which currently requires Airplay speakers and a WiFi network. The new version will require just speakers or a hifi and an iDevice; the iPhone, iPod or iPad would form its own network to allow a direct connection and music playback.” — “The Telegraph (

“An analyst is claiming that production has begun on the 13in MacBook Pro with Retina Display. The new Retina MacBook is expected to launch in October. ” — “Macworld UK” (

“In an allegedly leaked internal memo discovered on Monday, U.S. wireless carrier T-Mobile notified employees to begin “selling against the iPhone” starting Sept. 21, the date which Apple is widely expected to roll out its next-generation handset.” — “AppleInsider” (

“With Apple having announced its new Passbook digital wallet for iOS 6, speculation regarding the potential for the incorporation of near field communications (NFC) in the next-generation iPhone has ramped up. The technology would allow for contactless payments that could be closely incorporated into the Passbook functionality. Rumors of NFC capabilities for the next-generation iPhone received another boost of speculation after photos of an assembled front panel surfaced showing an unknown square feature that Japanese blog Macotakara said was part of the NFC system for the device.” — “MacRumors” (