Itty Bitty iPad: Still A Possibility?

Big Steve would have you believe that Apple isn’t working on several sizes of iPad, and has outright denied rumours that a 7-inch model is on the way. According to Jobs, 7-inch tablets are “DOA”, and we’d have to “sand down [our] fingers to around one-quarter of their present size” just to operate the things.

But lo! Reuters is citing Asian manufacturers who claim that Apple is, in fact, working on a smaller iPad, which we could see drop early next year – perhaps even along the iPad 2.

It’s too early to call, and take what you hear from Asian manufacturers with a grain of salt. Although Steve is pretty well known for obscuring rumours and then surprising us with a fistful of thought-to-be-non-existent product. That said, after suggesting we sand our fingers off, I have a feeling he’d have to invent entirely new buzzwords to sell this thing; ‘magic’ surely wouldn’t cut it.

Written by Ty Dunitz

Ty is an illustrator who stays up too late, and has to wear glasses. You can follow him on Twitter if you want to (@glitchritual), but he's just gonna throw your stupid PR crap in the garbage, so don't email him.

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  • John Siano

    I really don’t think Steve would approve something that small… You know, he’s opposing Android tablets as too small, he wouldn’ want to join them and make the iPad smaller.

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