Apple unveils new iPad mini

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SAN JOSE, CA – The fuss over the iPhone 5 hasn’t even died down yet and already Apple has the techies tweaking out again. Apple held one of their show and tells that proved the rumors to be true.A new smaller and yes cheaper iPad will be available for your technology pleasure.

The mini iPad, aka an over-sized cell phone will run you $329 for 16-gigs. The screen will be smaller at 7.9 inches. It weighs less than a pound, and it’ll have all the things you love most about the iPad or phone you likely already have.

There’s no doubt Amazon and Google are rushing to find ways to improve their tablets in hopes they can compete, but you know how Apple loyalists are. Even if they don’t need it, they want it.

Preorders start Friday, October 26th. So if you were thinking about buying it as a Christmas gift for someone, you should probably wait. It’ll be 2 months old by then, or in Apple lingo, totally last season.