Today’s mobile news roundup features Apple’s plan for smaller iPads, DARPA enlisting Invincea to toughen Android security, and a UK judge ruling HTC did not infringe Apple’s patent.
Smaller iPads already in production
There have been rumors floating around that Apple will be releasing smaller iPads but Apple did not confirm it, stating that they’re always experimenting with their products but not all of them come out on the market. But it looks like Google’s Nexus 7 may have affected Apple, as the iPad maker allegedly gave their production unit the go signal to mass produce the eight-inch iPad. Apple partnered with LG Display Co. of South Korea and Taiwan-based AU Optronics Co. for the production of the 8-inch screens.
If this is true, this means more trouble for competitors, as smaller iPads would mean lower prices. Consumers would now have the freedom to choose whether they want a full-priced 10-inch iPad or a bit smaller but cheaper one. This move would also help Apple maintain the lead in the tablet market, adding more variety to the mix.
To learn more and to read the entire article at its source, please refer to the following page, Smaller iPads Already In Production- SiliconANGLE.com