[OT] Apple shrinks
roger.e.eller at sealedair.com
Wed Oct 24 11:28:01 EDT 2012
On Wed, Oct 24, 2012 at 8:04 AM, Richmond <richmondmathewson at gmail.com>wrote:
> On 10/24/2012 01:22 PM, Bernard Devlin wrote:
>> When it came to choosing a tablet earlier this year, I could not see
>> using something in the original iPad form-factor - it just felt too
>> uncomfortable in my hand. I went for a 7" HTC Android tablet.
>> The 7" form-factor is like going back to the good old days of the Apple
>> Newton. Only the thinness of modern tablets is much to be desired
>> to the chunkiness of the Newton!
> So; while the iPad is a tablet computer, I suppose the iPad mini (trying
> to be cutesy with the
> lower case M) is a PDA.
> But . . . "Every inch an iPad"
It still amazes me that parents give iPads to their young children.
Whatever happened to giving them those fake 'educational' laptops from
Toys-R-Us for $30 so they don't break the real computer? I expect now that
this Christmas, there will be many (or mini) iPad minis under the tree for
I personally would still opt for a less-expensive option like the Android
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