I'd just like to remind everyone that Apple has never admitted to the existence of anything by Apple resembling the iPad mini, nor have they said they are releasing any such thing.
Wouldn't it be funny if an announcement was made by Tim Cook in mid-Octoberalong on the lines of:
"Look, this announcement is going to be short. There has been much speculation in the media about a 7 inch tablet from Apple. I'm here to tell you that we are not going to produce, nor have we ever intended to produce a 7 inch tablet. We have something better, the revolutionary iPhone 5, which you may recall we announced last month..."
Sorry, I don't mean to rain on anyone's parade. I've [moderator edit: link to personal blog removed] with the best of them too.