January 23, 2013

Has Apple Redefined the Tablet as an 8" Device?

Matt Reynolds, ZDNet


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Just before Christmas last year, I was speaking to a friend of mine who mentioned that their iPad mini was like their "backup brain". For some reason, this statement was enough to make me go out and buy one.

I had planned to keep both the iPad mini and my normal, full-sized iPad. In fact, I sold my full-sized iPad within a day of taking delivery of the mini. The mini just seemed to fit what I needed it for perfectly, whereas the full-sized iPad in comparison immediately felt faintly ridiculous.

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