Apple rumors are a fact of life.
And it's silly to think that tech sites will begin writing fewer stories about the latest iPad/iPhone chatter.
It's like asking the Washington press corps to stop writing about Beltway scuttlebutt or Hollywood reporters to cease scribbling about la la land -- however frivolous. Ain't gonna happen.
Let's take the iPad Mini Retina rumor-machine (which is just getting started, by the way).
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