Welcome to the gamingsphere iPad Mini! Like the new Wendy’s commercial, small is the new big. The small wigs at Apple announced today the Apple iPad Mini, a 7.9″ tablet (current iPad is 9.7′) with a 1024×768 screen resolution the original iPad has. Weighing in at .68 lbs. and as thin as a pad of paper, the iPad Mini will be running the A5 chip, use the new Lightening connector, and come in black or white with slate or silver backing. The iPad Mini Wifi 16GB model will be priced at $329. 32GB and 64GB are priced at $429 and $529. Pre-orders start this Friday, with the WiFi models shipping November 2 and the 4G LTE two weeks later.