Is Apple Planning to Shrink the iPad?

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sillymansam

Can it run Crysis? :sarcasm:

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zaphodbeeblebrox 42

yes another product from apple for the ibrainwashed crowd that but any/everyting with an apple logo on it i have a an itouch 8gb and thats good enogh for me without a camara, multitasking flash and several other drawbacks id rather just get a decent laptop rather than an ipathetic

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RtDK

I don't even know how there's a market for the regular iPad (God, that name....) to be honest with you. I mean, sure--Steve Job's fan-groupies want anything he stamps Apple's logo on. But why would you basically want an iPad-iPod Touch hybrid?

What's the frickin' POINT?!

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alloyking

So wait... I can own the Itocuh, smaller Ipad, and a full size ipad that all DO THE SAME THING?

Lame....

Just add 3g internet to the itouch and the world would be happy. 

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bminor13

I think they already make those... they call it the iPhone :)

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snapple00

"The cynical side in us wants to point out that a smaller-sized iPad
would be called an iPod touch or an iPhone, if for no other reason than
to be the first to say so before the reader comments point this out."

Really? Have you not read the comments on any of the other thousand iPad articles MAXPC has posted? This has been hammered into the ground.

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cappomutato

I just want an ipad with wings.  

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nsk chaos

if they do...holy shit! they made another itouch??!?!?!?!?! ingenious! these guys should win the nobel peace prize or something.

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avenger48

It's still just a really big itouch.

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Danthrax66

They are going to release 2 versions of the same thing with different names:

Ipad Nano

Ipod Giga

 

The difference will be that the ipad apps will cost more for the same thing and mac users will buy both. 

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Keith E. Whisman

Wouldn't that make the current Ipad a prequel to the Ipod Touch? I mean the Ipad should have come first and then the Ipod touch but because that didn't happen the current Ipad would be the back story to the Ipod Touch in a prequel. I mean why make it smaller? That is autistic of apple. Is Steve Jobs, you know, Retarded? I'll just leave it at that.

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Atomike

iDontcare

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Mark17

Why would they make  a smaller version of the iPad? Why not just make a bigger version of the iPod touch?

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Caboose

Why not just make a bigger version of the iPod touch?

 

What do you think an iPad is?

 

-= I don't want to be dead, I want to be alive! Or... a cowboy! =-

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violian

hmm...maybe it won't be big enough to be called a iPad of the sorts. How about iPalm. Lol...that'll piss off Palm. 5-7inches should roughly be palm size right?

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nadako

They will probly call it the Ipad mini.

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AntiHero

They already did. It's called the iPod touch. There is also a 3G version, it's called the iPhone first gen.

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Bender2000

Why can't Kuo gp rampantly speculate on something a little more realistic, like Core i3/5/7 MacBooks. Seems all you have to do is mention iPad and the media swarms all over you. Have we already forgotten about the JooJoo? What's going on there. I don't think this whole story would have been noticed if he said the Slate would come out in a smaller version next year. Well I just heard that in Prague the US and Russia announced a nuclear non proliferation app for the iPad that was apporved by Tiger Woods. Just remember it was ME who said it first.

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Havok

 Youjust earned your 30 seconds of fame on the internet.

 

 

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festiva_man

I really hope this comes to fruition.  The more crap that comes outta that company means a higher possibility of waking up some of its culti...errr followers.

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codepath

they name it the MiniPad and change the name of the original to the (wait for it), that's right, the MaxiPad.

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Bumbl3b33

It's kinda sad that they don't have anything better to be doing...

 

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leostrider

I guess it could be some competition for the Dell Mini 5. Both are terrible ideas.

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Danthrax66

Just hold on one second the dell mini 5 looks amazing. And it's not on the stupid ass iphone os.

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Bilbert

Or It's gonna be called the iPad Mini.

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I Jedi

I think the honest answer here is, "Does anyone actually give a shit?"

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aviaggio

Nope. Not me.

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Biceps

Enough to read the post and comments, but not enough to bother replying with a post of my own... erg, um whoops.

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GFC

no no no. It's gonna be called iPhoneXL。。。

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Elric

iPod Touch would be a catchy name for the new product!

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kjrviking

yes it would be a catchy title, or the could do something like "iPod Touch XL" and take a leaf out of Nintendo's book and people would buy it even though they already have a iPod Touch

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