I am also happy to say that this experience unexpectedly postponed the buying of my new iPad, because a few days later I come accross this article on 9to5mac:
Logically I couldn't believe it and classified it as one of the countless of baseless rumors. 6 months after they introduced 'the new iPad' (it keeps being an odd name), they are announcing a new one? You've got to be kidding me .
But... here we go, miracles are happening as we speak:
The 4th generation is there, only 6 months after releasing the 3th generation...