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BookBook case disguises iPad mini as a vintage book

There’s no lack of iPad mini covers for sale. BookBook just added their own, which makes your small Apple tablet look like a classic, old book. It still protects the iPad mini though and you can prop up the tablet for typing or video enjoyment.

Video: Which Zagg keyboard is right for your iPad mini?

I tested both of Zagg’s iPad mini keyboard cases and either is a nice accessory. There’s a difference in typing, however, due to the two sizes. That means you’ll have to figure out if you value portability or a better typing experience when choosing.

Video look: Brydge+ keyboard and speakers for iPad

Can a wireless keyboard with hinges turn your iPad into a laptop running iOS? That’s the premise behind Brydge, a Kickstarter project that I backed months ago. I opted to add Bluetooth speakers to my Brydge; take a look at how this setup works.

Apple, Samsung continue escalating patent fight

In the last few days, both companies have added more products to their dispute, which they each claim violate mobile patents they own. Apple has included the flagship Galaxy S III and Galaxy Note II, while Samsung has named the iPad mini as an infringer.

3M iPad minis and new iPads sold this weekend, Apple says

The iPad mini launch wasn’t huge, but neither was it as small as the early lines on Friday morning around the world suggested it might be. Apple says it has “practically” sold out of the 7.9-inch tablet in the 33 countries that got the device Friday.

This is what the reviews say about iPad Mini

The Wi-Fi version of Apple’s iPad Mini goes on sale on Friday. It is already sold out and the reviews, which hit the web tonight, seem to like the iPad Mini. However, most remain wistful for the more modern Retina display on the larger iPad.

Apple sets a crowded table for holiday shoppers

After Tuesday’s iPad event, Apple now has the strongest assortment of iOS mobile products it has ever put in front of consumers, who are more excited than ever about mobile computing. It’s a complex lineup, but it could force competitors to scramble for scraps.

Live blog: Apple’s iPad event

Apple introduced a bunch of new products Tuesday, October 23rd, including the anticipated debut of the iPad Mini as well as a new iPad, extremely thing new iMac, and a new 13-inch MacBook Pro. Here’s how events unfolded in San Jose, Calif.

The Apple Roundup: The genesis of Steve Jobs the patent warrior

Here’s our daily pick of stories about Apple from around the web that you shouldn’t miss. Today’s installment: How Apple became obsessed with filing patents, Apple’s huge iPad mini order, predictions about the smaller iPad’s quality, the persistent iPod, the Lightning adapter backorders start shipping.

More iPad mini evidence: mass production begins

More evidence leaks out that we are close to seeing a smaller iPad in a report from The Wall Street Journal. It looks like holiday shoppers will have several good choices when it comes to picking out a smaller tablet this year.

iPad mini unveiling coming soon? Report says Oct. 17

The iPad mini may be introduced at an event in the next two weeks, according to a report in Fortune. The source for this information is a “major Apple investor,” who says invitations to a press event will be sent out on Oct. 10.

Report: iPad Mini to get its own launch event in October

A new report says Apple will give the iPhone and iPad Mini their own press events, with the iPhone going first in September followed by the iPad Mini a month later. The move would give Apple plenty of press attention without diluting coverage.

The Apple Roundup: Handicapping the arrival of new Apple TV

Here’s our daily pick of stories about Apple from around the web that you shouldn’t miss. Today’s installment: more evidence a new Apple TV isn’t coming soon, Apple’s room for growth, a longtime Apple ad maker quits, and the results of Korea’s Apple v. Samsung patent case.

Sorry, an iPad Mini without a bezel just doesn’t fit

Between mock-ups and alleged leaked parts, you’d think we’d know what a smaller iPad would look like. But some of these ideas are off base showing a super slim bezel on the slate. Effective usability of 7-inch tablets requires a place to rest your thumb.

The Apple Roundup: Genius ads may be pitched at older Mac users

Here’s our daily pick of stories about Apple from around the web that you shouldn’t miss. Today’s installment: A theory that Apple was appealing to a new demographic with Genius ads, tensions in the Apple-Samsung courtroom, kid-sized iPads, and how Hollywood does free advertising for Apple.

Report: Smaller iPad coming later this year

Apple is planning to introduce an iPad with a screen measuring “7 inches to 8 inches diagonally, less than the current 9.7-inch version,” according to Bloomberg. However, this version of the iPad won’t have a Retina display, according to one of the sources.

A little hint about a smaller iPad

A new account says Apple is testing a 7.85-inch iPad. It’ natural for Apple’s labs to be filled with prototypes of all sorts of possible new and variations on existing products. But does it mean a smaller iPad is coming soon? Not necessarily.

Even Apple thinks it’s time for an iPad mini

Apple is testing smaller screens for a new mini iPad model, according to The Wall Street Journal on Tuesday. It’s about time a smaller iPad arrived for a number a reasons. And the idea that iOS won’t work on a 7- or 7.85-inch touchscreen is flawed.

New 7.85-inch iPad mini reportedly coming in 2012

Rumors regarding Apple’s plans for a new, smaller tablet got resurfaced on Friday, thanks to new reports from the component supply chain via DigiTimes. The site says that Apple will likely introduce a 7.85-inch iPad before the fourth quarter of 2012