Apple unveils iPad Mini
The iPad mini is 7.2 mm thin: “It’s as thin as a pencil,” and weighs 0.68 pounds, “as light as a pad of paper,” Schiller says. “We were going to say a book, but books are much heavier.”
It measures 7.9″ on a diagonal and features resolution of 1024 x 768 pixels, which is the same as the iPad 2. As expected, it does not feature Retina display. (Robert Galbraith/Reuters)
According to our Mark Wilson, with the iPad Mini, Apple switches from offense to defense. Apple is growing. The iPad Mini is a sign of growth’s costs.
For a full summary of today’s announcement, click here.
The Sewickley Arts Initiative is readying an intriguing exhibition that should attract gamers and people interested in social issues and education, not to mention art-lovers. Input/output is a show by artists who use games to present interactive art addressing social issues such as immigration. (via Games as art in new gallery show | Program Notes)
Microsoft is gambling a lot for a chance to fight with Apple, Amazon, and Google for the proximal (‘mobile’) device market. They are pissing off their historic partners, like Dell and HP, by making their first computers ever. The alternative might be to simply become an enterprise software…
(Source: The New York Times)