Look for Apple to revise the full-size iPad and the iPad Mini later this month. Here's what we expect -- and what we don't.
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The iPad Mini has a 7.9-inch screen with 1024 by 768 pixels. It is among the lowest-resolution screens for a tablet of its size. Nearly all the iPad Mini's direct competitors have screens that offer 1280-by-800p or 1920-by-1080p HD resolutions. The Mini's screen is perhaps its biggest weakness; it just doesn't cut it. In the last six months we've seen conflicting reports about whether the iPad Mini will have a Retina display. (Retina is the marketing term coined by Apple to describe its pixel-rich screens.) Lately, reports have been leaning in the "will" direction. Let's hope so.
Building A Mobile Business MindsetAmong 688 respondents, 46% have deployed mobile apps, with an additional 24% planning to in the next year. Soon all apps will look like mobile apps – and it's past time for those with no plans to get cracking.
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