New rumor claims the next iPad won't launch until after the iPhone 5S
Tim Cook made it sound like Apple wouldn't be releasing any new products until the fall at the earliest, so this makes sense, but some were hoping that the new Apple devices might launch at the same time at least.That would mean that the new iPad wouldn't hit the market any sooner than September, which is when we expect to see the iPhone 5S announced and launch.
Additionally, Japanese blog Macotakara is saying that the next-gen iPad will feature a microphone on the rear of the device, next to the camera. This would be a design similar to that of the iPhone 5 (pictured in the article image above). The rumor says that Apple had considered adding this microphone to the iPad mini, but had scrapped the idea before finalizing the design.