The iPad Mini has become a lightning-rod for debate. Mashable's Peter Pachal isn't crazy about...

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The iPad Mini has become a lightning-rod for debate. Mashable's Peter Pachal isn't crazy about the concept, noting Steve Jobs' complaints about 7" tablets and declaring it "would represent a cheapening of what Apple (AAPL) stands for." VC Fred Wilson is more positive on the 7" form factor, particularly for reading purposes. Developer Joel Bernstein offers a detailed list explaining why a 7.8" iPad could "maintain a perfectly usable UI."