Apple event gallery: iPad mini, new hardware unveiled Summary: As usual in previous Apple events, CEO Tim Cook is hosting an event to show off new Apple products. But everyone wass waiting for the 7.9-inch iPad mini. By Andy Smith | October 23, 2012 -- 17:52 GMT (10:52 PDT) Previous | Next Image 6 of 8 The new Reception Desk Mac is just 5-mm thick which is 80 percent thinner than current models. Topic: Apple Kick off your day with ZDNet's daily email newsletter. It's the freshest tech news and opinion, served hot. Get it.