Which features would you like to see in Apple's iPad Mini, expected to debut on Oct. 23? Check out our top requests for the petite tablet.
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The Retina display has quickly become commonplace on Apple devices. (The term is Apple's parlance for a screen with a high enough pixel density that your eye can't distinguish individual pixels at an average viewing distance.) The iPhone 4, 4S, and 5 each have a Retina display. So do the 5th-generation iPod touch, the high-end version of the 15-inch MacBook Pro, and, of course, the 3rd-generaton iPad. And rumor has it that Apple will unveil a Retina-equipped 13-inch Macbook Pro on October 23 as well.
Unfortunately, the iPad Mini display may be limited to the same 1024 x 768 pixel resolution as the 1st- and 2nd-generation iPads, a move that would certainly make life easier for iOS developers. The 3rd-gen iPad's 2048 x 1536 display has twice the resolution of its predecessors, and uses pixel doubling to maintain capability with lower-res apps.
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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