Apple introduced a downsized version of its popular iPad tablet, the 7.9-inch iPad mini, at an event in San Jose, Calif. on Tuesday. It also showed off a 4th generation 9.7-inch iPad, and updated versions of several Mac computers: a 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display, a revised Mac Mini, and the next generation iMac.
The iPad mini has been widely anticipated, despite the fact that Apple's former CEO, Steve Jobs, dismissed 7-inch tablets during a conference call for investors in October 2010. "'[W]e don't think you can make a great tablet with a seven-inch screen," he said. "We think it's too small to express the software that people want to put on these things."... Read full story on InformationWeek