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

“The latest rumors out of Asia claim that Apple will launch three new smartphones in 2013, including a next-generation iPhone, a cheaper model handset and a surprise large-format device with a 4.8-inch screen tentatively dubbed the ‘iPhone Math’.” — “AppleInsider” (

“Apple forced Google’s hand on Android.” — “ReadWrite Mobile” (

“Apple again seen cutting iPhone 5 panel orders.” — “iDownloadBlog” (

“Thorsten Heins, chief executive of Research In Motion, said on Monday that the embattled BlackBerry maker must ensure that its forthcoming BlackBerry 10 models are successful before the company can consider strategic alliances, such as licensing its software or even selling off its hardware production.” — “AppleInsider” (