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There have been a few leaks recently out of China showing components that are allegedly for the next generation iPad 5. These leaks show a slate gray enclosure that appears to be shorter and thinner than the existing iPad.
Apple has begun notifying former MobileMe users that the 20 GB of free iCloud stores they've enjoyed the last two years has expired. Customers will be forced to pay a yearly fee to keep the 20 GB of storage or reduce content stored to meet the free 5 GB limit.
Another rumor making the rounds suggests that Apple supplier Foxconn will begin direct shipping devices into China. Currently devices manufactured by Foxconn in China have to be shipped to Hong Kong where they then have to be re-imported to China to be sold.