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We know Apple's working on iOS 5.1 and there are some rumors that this will add some sort of camera icon on the lock screen and even Japanese support for Siri. If there is Japanese support for Siri, that would mean that Apple thinks it can handle the infrastructure requirements for Siri request processing. Interesting.
The Magic 8 Ball: The Magic 8 Ball reads, "As I see it, yes".
Image: Developer preview for iOS 5.1. Here are 5 iOS 5 secrets.
Just because there are never enough ways to spend money, we have some rumors that the iPad 3 will contain a near field communications chip.
The Magic 8 Ball: The Magic 8 Ball reads, "Very doubtful". This might make sense for a phone, but it's pretty impractical to swipe an iPad against a gas pump.
Image: Here's an example of an NFC chip from Samsung.
This incredibly silly rumor (propagated by one of our own bloggers here on ZDNet) contends that you'll be able to choose your operating system. Because Apple's always been so flexible about what you're allowed to run.
The Magic 8 Ball: The Magic 8 Ball reads, "Don't count on it". Or, to put it another way, absolutely, positively no way, Jose.