Apple iPad Mini vs. Microsoft Surface Tablet: Guess Who’s Mum?

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http://www.thevarguy.com – Hours before Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) unveiled the iPad Mini today, The Wall Street Journal noted that Apple faces intense competition from Amazon Kindle and numerous Google Android tablets that have seven-inch screens. But The VAR Guy was shocked to see the Journal did not mention Microsoft’s Surface tablet, running Windows 8 or Windows RT, which launches later this week. Did The Journal make a mistake? No and yes. In the newspaper’s defense, the publication was covering the smaller, seven-inch tablet market — where the Apple iPad Mini will attempt to counter offerings from Goog (IT news)