John Bedford (Modojo): Steve Jobs famously described miniature tablets as "dead on arrival" in a 2010 earnings call. While that may be true, he also told Tim Cook shortly before his premature death: "Never ask what he would do, just do what's right", citing the paralysis that struck the The Walt Disney Company following the death of its founder.
So it's no surprise then that rumors of a seven-inch screen mini iPad persist. It's on again, it's off again. A friend of a friend of a worker at a factory swears it's true. Putting all of the rumor-mongering around its existence aside, what would a brand-new, miniature iPad do for entertainment and, more importantly, mobile gaming?