Here are the latest Apple-related rumors from the blog-o-sphere:

“The Apple iWatch smartwatch is the subject of renewed rumor and speculation this morning, with Intel of all companies now being attached to the project. Low power Bluetooth 4.0 is along for the ride as well, of course, so it can instantly pair with an iPhone or iPad, as well as a 1.5-inch display, and a supposed release window pegged at the first half of 2013. In other words, soon.” — “iMore” (

“Apple will reportedly move manufacture of its Mac mini desktop line to American facilities as part of the company’s initiative to return device production to U.S. shores, with plants run by partner Foxconn starting recruitment for automated production lines sometime in 2013.” — “DigiTimes” (

“A book scheduled to be released in March hints that Apple may be planning to release a major update to its Aperture software for professional photographers.” — “AppleInsider” (

“Apple is considering the possibility of using IGZO displays for its iPhone, iPad, and iPad mini product lineup next year.” — “DigiTimes” (