1. Time for Apple to Go Small …
Up until this point, Apple simply wasn't under pressure to produce a lower-margin but higher-volume mini tablet. … Now that Google is getting serious and fielded a $199 seven-inch full-fledged Android tablet that's actually good, Apple can't afford to allow this market to remain unchallenged.
—George Ou, a columnist for BYTE (a UBM TechWeb property), on reports that a miniature 7.85-inch iPad was going to manufacturing.
Nathan Golia is senior editor of Insurance & Technology. He joined the publication in 2010 as associate editor and covers all aspects of the nexus between insurance and information technology, including mobility, distribution, core systems, customer interaction, and risk ... View Full Bio