Just found this news item, courtesy of CNN. Partial quote below: ...The Full Article is located HERE. Interesting. And here's a nice picture of the new Mini iPad : Good points : - the new Mini is also a 3:4 aspect ratio, a format that we enjoy with our LPs. I think 3:4 is a better format for general reading - web pages, eBooks, etc, look better in that screen, imo. - the Mini's screen has the same resolution as the iPad 2, which is still for sale, at just a little more money ($399 for the entry model). - the Mini is also larger in size, at 7.9 inches, than the competitor's Kindle Fire and Nexus 7. Since 7"is a pretty small for reading, I think that is a good thing. Will this new tablet sell well? Will it take market share from the strong Nexus 7 (best selling tablet ever in many online retailers), or the Kindle Fire? Apple's cocky attitude is transparent when the presenter states : Another good photo : And the Apple sit itself has good pages with lots of info on it HERE.