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Steve Jobs was adamantly against releasing a smaller version of the iPad. He bemoaned the 7-inch form factor as a tweener device that sits between a smartphone and a tablet, and because most tablet owners already have a smartphone, he said it didn't make any sense to give up screen real estate on a tablet in order to build one small enough to fit in your pocket. That's what a smartphone is for. In his opinion, a "10-inch screen is the minimum necessary." Of course, Steve Jobs is no longer with us, and Tim Cook is the one making the big decisions at Apple. Could that mean a smaller sized iPad is the works? John Gruber of Daring Fireball claims Apple is already toying with a prototype that it has... Read more...