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Rumor Has It
No Retina iPad Mini for the holidaysSmartwatches, smartphones, and a sneaky little tablet made the rumor mill freak out this week.
And -- -- and welcome to -- house at the show that rounds up the week's biggest tech rumors. And don't forget that you can -- on what you think about the rumors to in the -- active player if you're watching on CNET. Of this time it's all about Smartphones and Smart watches oh yes and a top. First step Internet went crazy last week when Google chairman Eric Schmidt was caught using Motorola's moto -- Smartphone in the wild. The phone is the first handset produced by Motorola under Google ownership and it's rumored to be highly customizable. With swap -- back plates that come in different colors. So finding good but the real whopper of a rumor is up the motor acts along with HTC one. We'll finally land on Verizon next month according to a leaked release schedule list which was sent anonymously to the site phone arena. Now we still don't know when the -- acts might launch on other carriers or if it'll be available unlocked. Now take -- -- with a grain of salt but if we're lucky and it pans out you could look just like Eric Schmidt by next month. Ever take a few billion dollars your -- Except webpart -- the rumor -- be without Smart watch speculations. This week on Smart watch watch -- what I -- there. Microsoft has decided that the surface team should be in charge of Smart watch production according to the verge which cited people familiar with Microsoft's plants. -- the sources say that previously that Xbox team was tasked with building -- Smart watch. The device would run on a modified version of windows eight that would allow for integration with other windows devices. An earlier report from among tack says at the watch might have six gigs of storage and connectivity with LTE networks and might even make your coffee in the morning. Also this week rumors cropped up that Apple is aggressively hiring -- I watch team according to the Financial Times which cited anonymous source as. This could mean that Apple has run into some design engineering quirks that it just can't solve on its own and need some -- -- This also suggests that the Smart watch unicorn won't make it to your -- sometime next year. Next up. -- iPad mini hands according to report from today's times and next gen iPad mini with Retina Display probably won't pop up until 2014. According to sources Apple needs to build a stockpile of displays of -- -- has enough supply to meet demand and that could take awhile. Further apart gets a little bit spotty I mean diets from -- -- times. But the report does come a few weeks after analyst pretty much said that Apple won't release a -- -- til next year. People looking for a new iPad mini might not need to wait until next year it now. Did -- times' sources say that Apple plans to launch updated non retina version of its current tablet in the second half of 2013. So maybe did -- times -- on to something of course if you throw enough starts -- iPad mini dart board one is bound to stick on to something eventually right. What do you guys think is the iPad mini gonna have a Retina Display -- -- budget non retina version of the tablet come out first. Don't forget to -- and leave a comment and I'll ask the CNET council what it thinks. The CNET -- composed of five -- cast events anonymous keep their opinions on endorsement by CNET sources the F. Obviously you can -- -- -- and CNET council's verdict is. -- unanimous yes they do think that iPad mini with Retina Display will come out 2014. I have also asked them whether they think at a non retina iPad mini is on its way answers were a little bit next. One editor who answered yes says that clearing out the non retina screen warehouse before updating the entire tablet sounds like a very Apple thing -- That's our show everybody please share your rumors -- rumor has it at cnet.com. Or calls up 1075. Us CNET and tweet us and tune in next week for more attackers.