Ok, so, I know everyone's attention is on the iPhones now, as Apple is sure to make an iPhone announcement in a couple days but, I've decided to start a new thread, based on nothing but speculation: Rumors of 12.9" iPad...nah, this is a disguise for the next-generation MacBook Pro Touchscreen Retina display, to be introduced in late 2015. ...You know iOS & OS X will eventually merge? By the time iOS reaches X (10), they will merge and, perhaps, simply become iOS X. Ok, moving on, this is the iPad section...personally, if Apple makes a larger iPad, I think it will be wider, not 4:3 ratio. They will take what they did with iPhones 3.5>4" ... 4:3 to almost 16:9 ratio, then video will fit well on it. Internet use indicates, that a large number of people use the iPad to stream video. So, a larger iPad would be either the same width, extended height, or, what I'm leaning towards: smaller width, out to 11-12" height, as I don't think they'd make it as large as any MacBook screen. What do you think Apple will do (not what all geeks want, what Apple will do, from a business perspective)? Will they make a larger 4:3 ratio iPad for textbooks??? Who'd want to carry that around? OR, will they make a slightly narrower but taller iPad close to 16:9 ratio like the iPhone 5?