At its "little" themed event this afternoon, Apple will likely debut the iPad Mini (working title), a device the rumormongers have talked up for years. Unlike the iPhone 5, about which the tech world's whisperers pretty much knew everything, this device is a little more mysterious. That, of course, hasn't stopped the rumormongers from talking to their unnamed sources to piece together an image of this afternoon's new toy. They are all a chatter, as usual. To get the best idea of what will come out of Tim Cook's mouth today, we have compiled these predictions of our blogger rumormongers. Not because they talked to Cook himself, but because they are all we have to go off of as we wade through the secretive world of Apple product launches. And, honestly, last time they delivered.
Below, we have put together what the bloggers told us to expect from their rumor roundups. This time, though, we've added a column that, as near as we could tell, is the original source of the rumor (under the "Original Rumorer" column) giving an idea of how one of the many possibilities flying around the mill turns into a believable almost-fact. From that, we think we can get a good idea of what to expect today. So, without further ado, we present the most likely of all iPad Mini rumors: