The original iPad mini featured a flawless design undermined by an unforgivably subpar display, an antique frame wasted on fingerpaint. Good news. This year's iPad mini is, after a short time playing with it, picture perfect.
Rumors have been swirling which suggest that Apple is readying a new iPad mini with Retina display. Now, though, Reuters reports that supplies will be severely limited when the new tablet goes on sale.
Bloomberg is reporting that a retina iPad Mini and a thinner iPad are both set to release later this year. That would confirm previous reports about how the full-sized, big boy iPad was getting the iPad Mini design treatment with a narrower bezel and a thinner body and that the iPad Mini would finally get a Retina…
There's something in the air this week. Maybe it's that the holidays are coming, or that it's getting colder, or that there's not much actual news to be had three weeks before the Consumer Electronics Show. But for some reason, the dumb Apple rumors are piling up like so many discarded MobileMe accounts.