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Shockingly, Steve Jobs wasn't against the idea of an iPad mini...

In 2011, Apple SVP of Internet Services, Eddie Cue, apparently emailed Apple SVP of iOS, Scott Forstall, that Apple's then CEO, the late Steve Jobs was open to the idea of a Samsung Galaxy Tab sized iPad mini. This came to light as part of the ongoing Apple vs. Samsung, according to The Verge's Bryan Bishop: Forstall is shown a 2011 email from Eddy Cue, in which Cue forwarded an article that a journalist wrote about dumping the iPad after using a Galaxy Tab.
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Internal email shows Apple’s Eddy Cue wanted 7? iPad in January of 2011

Technology : The Next Web Blog (2 years ago)

An internal email that surfaced at the ongoing Samsung v. Apple trial shows that Apple’s Eddy Cue, its Senior Vice President of Internet Software and Services felt that there would... Read Post

Apple exec: We should do a 7-inch tablet

Technology : GigaOM (2 years ago)

Apple executive Scott Forstall was asked to read an email in court Friday sent to him, CEO Tim Cook and other by fellow Apple executive Eddy Cue in January 2011 in which Cue said he believed there was a market for a 7-inch iPad. Read Post

FreedomPop expands its free US mobile service to tablets, landing first on iPad Mini and Samsung Tab 3

Technology : The Next Web Blog (15 hours ago)

Tablet owners in the US have cause for cheer as they can now get free mobile access from freemium mobile network FreedomPop, which announced that it is now supporting the iPad Mini and Samsung Tab 3. The iPad Mini will sell for $319... Read Post

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