I'm not sure an iPad mini makes sense, but the scuttlebutt going around today is that we'll see a 7-inch version of the Apple tablet in time for the holidays.
Chinese-language "Economic Daily News," a financial newspaper, says Taiwanese companies are starting to assemble a 7-inch iPad. The publication -- whose story was translated by the IDG News Service (http://macosg.me/2/q3) -- says Chimei Innolux will supply 7-inch LCD screens, while touchscreen technology for the "iPad minis" will come from Cando Corp. Compai Electronics will assemble the devices, says "Economic Daily News."
I may not think a 7-inch iPad make sense, but Kit Eaton of "Fast Company" (http://macosg.me/2/q4) does. "A 7-inch iPad would appeal to a slightly different audience than the 9.7-inch unit for two reasons: Size and price," he says. "Some folks would find its...| Read more »