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Where do you think the iPad mini would fit in yours?
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It depends how absorbent it is.
 
I love mine....it's a kindle replacement....
 
If it was priced better, it would be my Kindle replacement. 
 
Oh so now +MG Siegler knows what Android users were experiencing months ago with their Nexus 7s then? Welcome to the <10" tablet party.
 
+David Pond part of what seems great about the Kindle e-reader (or the Nook) is that it lets you "unplug" and just focus on one thing: reading. The iPad mini doesn't have us sold...! 
 
Gotta say its lining my birdcage perfectly!
 
The only place an iPad mini might fit in my digital toolbelt is currently occupied by a Nexus 7 - and that is not going anywhere anytime soon.
 
With respect, Ian, where were all these people when the 1st gen 7" Samsung Galaxy Tab came out a couple of years ago?  Still going strong...
 
Geez, reading this article you'd think that there was never a <10" tablet before now. I think this is the most accurate iPad Mini review out there:

http://youtu.be/Os87PLlyU4k
(And yet it's still "magical" and "revolutionary")
 
Still use mine, DeAno.  /Shrug.  Edit:  And, unlike the Nexus 7, it's got expandable storage (micro SD card), and works as a 'phone.
 
+Tyger Doyle: Fair enough, but on my N7 I have 32GB of memory; don't need expandable storage.  As for the phone bit, that's what VoIP is for.  Not to mention it's a Nexus device, so updates = yay.  And it's cheaper and more powerful.

It's all good though; different strokes and all that.  Glad you're enjoying it!
 
Not tool belt, make that your money belt, for advertising their products all the time. 
 
Not a huge Apple fan here, and an Android user since day 1 but the iPad Mini is actually more one handable than the Nexus 7.  It is slightly lighter I think - or at least it feels that way - and the extra width and flatter back makes it feel more secure in my hand.  However the N7 has a much nicer display, is $129 cheaper and of course Android is my preferred OS so it still wins.
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PS. The one place the iPad wont fit but the N7 will is in your pocket.  N7 even in a case fits nicely in my jacket pocket or cargo pants.
 
The background if the iPad mini is so cool. 
 
Just like the author, I use my iPad3 as a replacement for a laptop and it's really no problem to do more than just fun stuff. I can write my blog articles and there are so many fantastic photo processing apps, it's just amazing. I would still want iPad mini for when I go out and just need something to read on the train for example. I wanna use it for the lighter things like social media and RSS reading. Apple is just incredible: They know how to make its users happy and excited, money is secondary. I always have to chuckle, when I see Android fans fighting over every buck they can save, before they buy something. What a sad life that must be.
 
Is it worth $130 more then the 16 GB Nexus 7 for $199?
 
+Bobby Rolph I know your question is rhetorical, nevertheless value of something is a very personal thing. For me it's worth, because I purchased a lot of stuff in iTunes and App Store, I don't wanna migrate to Android and start from zero.
 
Oh this article sounds interesting! Oh... It's by MG, Nevermind. 
 
I with TC flagged MG articles in the title so I didn't waste time clicking on them
 
Initially I struggled to support Apple's closed system and high margin approach, but their products are pretty amazing, not perfect, but awesome. Our house has shamefully more devices than I can count, but we all use them daily... 
 
Just got a new iPod touch and it is a perfect product. 
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