Here are the latest Apple rumors from the blogosphere:

“China Economic News Service reports on a research note from Citigroup analyst J.T. Hsu claiming that Apple is working with Taiwanese chip manufacturer TSMC as its sole supplier for future quad-core chips based on more efficient 20-nanometer processes. The timeline shared by Hsu suggests that the quad-core chips could make their way into products such as the iPad in 2014.” — “MacRumors” (

“Foxconn International Holdings, a subsidiary of Foxconn Technology and the largest cellphone manufacturer in the world, will reportedly take orders to build certain iPhone models in the company’s first-ever Apple partnership.” — “AppleInsider” (

“Some third-party accessory makers are so prepared for Apple’s rumored 7.85-inch iPad that they already have the products boxed and ready to go, before the device is even made official.” — “AppleInsider” (

“We heard yesterday from some very reliable sources that Apple would be holding an event to launch the iPad mini later this month; October 23 to be more precise. Some more information is starting to slip out and it appears that the actual event may be focused on Apple’s iBooks store and of course education. The news comes from The Next Web who has now heard this from multiple sources.” — “iMore” (