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Apple's New iPads: 7 Predictions

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.

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10/30/2013 | 10:06:35 PM
re: Apple's New iPads: 7 Predictions
All this growth has been around all the other companies lately. Look at the space in your Verizon , AT&T and the others. Very telling stuff. Adults will prevail. Microsoft must guard against getting too pricey... GOOGLE should win with the casual, bottom feeders and is a retail value.
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10/30/2013 | 9:46:49 PM
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"Coming Soon" is Growing Tired. Jobs got away with that stuff for years. Take away the Apple groupies Apple is just another player in an ever expanding field. Users and investors can not ignore the amazing other player. Samsung, Moto, Nokia and the key player Microsoft are all gaining share. Microsoft is the true to be taken seriously. The Surface not only gives the youth market and casuals what an iAnything gives, Microsoft appeals and delivers the breath of users needs. The keyboard, the tent, loaded with "Office" and does it all. Samsung delivered all those things APPLE has been promising. With the purchase of Nokia and the ability to load the important stuff you may expect MS and Google to own a bigger share of market within year.
Apples hubris is no longer appreciated. $700.00 never again. Who knows MS may be only a $50,00 stock in a year but investors will be content.
Look at their aquisitions. And Google will hit $1200. by Q4 of 14. See the puts for next months.
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