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” (www.macrumors.com)

“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” (www.appleinsider.com)

“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” (www.appleinsider.com)

“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 Appleā€™s iBooks store and of course education. The news comes from The Next Web who has now heard this from multiple sources.” — “iMore” (www.imore.com)