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New iPad mini owners report ‘jelly scrolling’ problems

Some new iPad mini customers aren’t enjoying the tiny tablet’s new screen as much as they’d like. 9to5Mac reports that users (including The Verge‘s Dieter Bohn) have noticed a “jelly scrolling” effect where one side of the screen scrolls at a different rate than the other, producing a wobble occasionally noticeable in portrait view. The effect is harder to spot if you tilt the iPad to a landscape orientation, but that’s not much consolation if you like to read websites and social feeds 

We’ve asked Apple if it can comment on the jelly effect. It’s unclear if the quirk is linked to hardware (such as the screen itself or a display controller) or can be addressed through software. We’ll let you know if we have a chance to replicate the issue.

This won’t necessarily hurt functionality, especially if you tend to use the iPad mini in landscape mode or view content that doesn’t produce the effect. It’s also uncertain just how widespread the issue really is. With that said, you probably won’t be thrilled if you notice this wiggle on Apple’s small-but-premium slate.

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