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Almost all the rumor mongers are claiming we're going to see a retina display. This one is almost a given. Everyone in the rumor milling business seems to think there will be a retina display, so maybe there will be a retina display.
The Magic 8 Ball: The Magic 8 Ball reads, "Without a doubt".
Image: An alleged OEM LCD screen display for Apple iPad 3. Credit: Truesupplier
There are a bunch of form-factor rumors. Some say the case is a millimeter or so thicker. Some say the bevel is smaller. Some say there's a bit of a swoop in the case design (this could simply be a rehash of the iPhone 5 rumors).
The Magic 8 Ball: The Magic 8 Ball reads, "Better not tell you now". It would be a shame if Apple changed the form-factor with all the nice add-ons that support the current design, but Apple's screwed its aftermarket before, many times.
Image: Venture Beat reports that the iPad 3 will be slightly thicker than the iPad 2.
This could go hand-in-hand with the thicker case. A slightly thicker case, combined with some better battery technology, could yield a longer run-time.
The Magic 8 Ball: The Magic 8 Ball reads, "Outlook good". One area where Apple constantly works on improving is battery life.
Image: After several hours of use, Apple wants the battery life indicator to stay "green" rather than its usual "red" color.