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The iPad Mini Wi-Fi has no GPS!

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Tuesday, October 30th 2012


Last week Apple announce the well anticipated iPad Mini. About a dozen articles focused on the fact that the wi-fi version of the device does not have a GPS chip. That’s true of its big brother the iPad and its tiny cousin, the iPod Touch. The cellular versions all do have GPS. Why do these wi-fi versions miss out?
 
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