Showing posts with label ipad mini. Show all posts
Showing posts with label ipad mini. Show all posts

Sunday, November 18, 2012

All about iPad mini part.I

Apple has always defended its size 10 ", suitable for single shelf, which is loved mostly by Steve Jobs. But now, the market pressures eventually convince Cupertino to work on a smaller model.

Apple never chose his screen sizes randomly. In digging into history, old-timers will remember as the output of the Mac IIsi with its screen in "portrait" which surprised everyone (but very convenient way to view an A4 sheet on the screen). At its output, the 1.0 iMac was also equipped with a 15 "screen (not 17, yet became the norm), the iPhone is stuck 5 years with its 3.5" ... Almost every time, Steve Jobs came to defend their choices, dictated by him, by compromise and ergonomic techniques. Thus, with its 10-inch diagonal, the iPad was as iPapy-format ideal for use that flowed for reading magazines, surfing the net, watching videos proves that Jobs was not wrong.

The format of 8 "was defended tooth and nail by Apple during the presentation of the iPad mini displays as 35% additional area in 4/3 compared with tablets 7", often 7/9. iPad mini was born of this approach: the market was the applicant, the competition was organized, but it was perfect the concept in finding acceptable compromises and more importantly, without losing an entire application ecosystem.

Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Overview of iPad mini - II


IPad mini, for what? Apple responds that everything can be done with an iPad can also be done with this new model. In fact, iOS is strictly identical, even if everything is smaller on the screen. The surprising effect again at first, but we quickly get used to the text and icons smaller.

Tuesday, November 6, 2012

Overview of iPad mini - I

That is, the iPad mini is available for everyone and not just in some supermarkets. In writing, we also recovered two copies, one in black last week and ordered the other white in an Apple Store.


The first contact with the new iPad ... through the box. Apple has been very successful to account for the size "mini" in its product offering box tiny, really small next to that of the standard iPad. At first glance, it almost looks like a book, which is certainly not a coincidence.

Sunday, November 4, 2012

iPad mini: the best, despite without its Retina screen - III


One can imagine an update will be available to correct these few teething problems related to the screen. The balance sheet remains very positive, however, as performance tests conducted by some testers. The iPad mini is only entitled to the A5 chip from the iPad 2, in theory less powerful than the chip A5X the new iPad released in the spring, but tests conducted by Engadget show different results.

Friday, November 2, 2012

iPad mini: the best, despite without its Retina screen - II

The screen of an iPad 2

If the tests are unanimous on the manufacturing quality of the iPad mini, they all emphasize also the absence of Retina display. The general conclusion is: Apple has not integrated its Retina display without visible pixels to the tablet, and it shows. The Verge points to the problem:

Wednesday, October 31, 2012

iPad mini: the best, despite without its Retina screen - I

The iPad mini will be available at all Apple retail stores and many other retailers Friday. In the meantime, this new tablet tests have multiplied across the Atlantic, which give a good idea about the product. In total, the balance is very positive: The Verge does not hesitate to say it is the best tablet in its class, even if it is not flawless. And as we shall see, the main one is its screen which is not Retina ...