NEXT WEEK: Apple Inc. has scheduled an event in San Jose, Calif., next Tuesday.
THE TOPIC: The invite doesn't hint at what will be revealed, but it's expected to be the release of a smaller iPad.
SPECULATION: Media and analysts have said for months that Apple has an "iPad mini" in the works. The tablet is thought to be about half the size of the regular iPad and to start at $249 or $299. The regular iPad starts at $499 for the most recent models.