ipad mini stories

 
In the run-up to the release of the iPad mini, there was a lot of hand wringing from Apple loyalists after early reviews tagged the device as a somewhat overpriced competitor to similar tablets, offering a lower resolution screen and few new options. But the weekend tally is in, and despite some reviewer misgivings, the iPad mini is officially a hit.
 
Well, Apple went and did it. It was long rumored, and now here it is: a smaller iPad. Alongside the Mini, Apple also slipped out a fourth generation iPad that's twice as fast as the iPad 3. Here are the deets on both.
 
With all of the tiresome jokes about the iPad being just a big iPod Touch, you've got to wonder about a rumor for a smaller iPad coming in about a year. According to "upstream component sources," a touchscreen device between...