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Google introduced an updated version of the popular Nexus 7 tablet on Wednesday, adding a higher resolution screen and better processor, while still keeping the price at an affordable $229. The device will be arriving in the near future which means that it will almost immediately start battling other tablets on the market including Apple’s current 7-inch iPad, the iPad mini. Here, we take a look at how the iPad mini stacks up against the new Nexus 7 2 in terms of hardware, software, pricing and more.

Display Screen
The new Nexus 7 …

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Samsung’s announcement of its latest device — the Galaxy Note 8.0 has been widely seen as a direct competitor to Apple’s iPad mini. Here is a quick look at how they compare across various parameters:

Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0
iPad mini Wi-Fi

Samsung Exynos 1.6GHz (quad-core)
Apple A5 (dual-core)

Operating system
Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean
iOS 6.1.2

16/32GB onboard storage, expandable via microSD slot
16/32/64GB onboard storage, non-expandable


5-megapixel rear camera, 1.3-megapixel front camera
5-megapixel iSight camera, 1.2-megapixel FaceTime camera

8-inch (1,280 x 800 pixels) IPS LCD
7.9-inch (1,024 x 768 pixels) IPS LCD



210.8 x 135.9 x 7.95mm
200 x 134.7 x 7.2mm

338g …

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Steve Sent us a question below:
Would you suggest this generation of the iPad mini is worth getting, or waiting for the next-generation(iPad mini 2), which may have Retina display is a better option?
We know the recent rumor that the sequel to the iPad Mini could be coming as early as spring 2013, just like the next iPhone, according to a report from CNET. While there probably won’t be game-changing improvements, the iPad Mini 2 is also supposed to feature an HD Retina display, according to insiders who spoke to DigiTimes. …

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So you’ve just taken in a shiny new iPad Mini this Christmas. Great, iPad Mini can do much more than on its own, you can transform it into a all-in-one entertainment device.
Here we compile this entertainment guide for iPad Mini to bring you what we think are the best apps and tips available to get you started when it comes to TV, video and movies, and help you make the most of that brilliant 7.9-inch screen. We weeded out all the rubbish, and have split the guide up into useful …

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The iPad Mini is a hand-held tablet device which newly released by Apple. Its main features are its 7.9-inch display, multimedia support, various iOS apps and games and ultrafast wireless connectivity. In addition to reading e-books and playing games, the iPad Mini can also be used to watch video files on the go — if they’re compatible with the iPad Mini device.The iPad Mini supports many video and movie file formats.
MPEG-4 or H.264 Video
H.264/MPEG-4 is a standard for video compression, and is currently one of the most commonly used formats …

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So you’like to buy a new iPad Mini and want to stock it with movies from your DVD library. You can, provided you have the right tools and some time to kill. With free software and this tutorial, you can copy almost any DVD in your library to your iPad Mini for on-the-go viewing. Let’s get ripping.
What You’ll Need

A DVD Drive
A DVD that you own or DVD file folder on your computer
DVD to iPad Ripper software like Handbrake (free).
Handbrake is not available for ripping commercial DVDs. Alternatively, the web page …

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The Apple rumor mill has been abuzz lately with talk of an iPad Mini release. Apple is heavily rumored to be announcing and releasing a new, smaller 7.85-inch iPad in 2012 to go along with the third-generation new iPad that is already on shelves. Here is the roundup of iPad Mini news, specs and rumors we plan to keep lovingly updated, and also one that should serve as a tasty grain of salt to take with any rumors that make their way out in the next few months.

iPad Mini May …

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I decided to sell my iPad 1 and pick up an iPad 2 or 3(the new iPad), not sure which one yet. I will see what the [next iPhone] launch brings. Just trying to decide what to buy next.
The move from iPad 1 to iPad 2 was revolutionary; from iPad 2 to “new iPad” more evolutionary. First let’s take a look at the tech specs between 3rd generation iPad and the iPad 2.
iPad 2 vs. New iPad

iPad 2

New iPad

LED-backlit IPS LCD
LED-backlit IPS LCD

1024 x 768
2048 x 1536 “Retina Display”

1GHz dual-core …

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Apple plans to launch a new entry-level iPad tablet in the third quarter of this year, according to a new report.  And it may be significantly thinner than anything we’ve seen so far from the company thus far due to a new touchscreen technology that will make the touch panel slimmer, thereby benefiting the overall thickness of the device.

Citing Chinese-language NetEase, Kotaku reports that the the smaller iPad, commonly referred to as the ‘iPad mini’, the device will cost anywhere from $249-$299 and to “counter attack” upcoming Windows tablets.
Based on …

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The 7-inch iPad 2 has been a rumor swathed in fantasy since long before the 10-inch iPad was actually announced by Apple. But according to a new report, the 7-inch iPad2 is closer to reality than ever before.

The Economic Daily News, a Taiwanese newspaper, reports for a second time seeing a new version of the iPad, one sized between the iPod Touch and the current iPad. What’s more, the newspaper is says this tablet, with a 7-inch touchscreen display, will be ready for market by Christmas.
Similar reports have …