iPad Air: Why thinner, lighter and smaller isn't good enough for Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak

Addressing an overflowing Developer World theatre at Apps World 2013, messianic Apple co-founder Steve 'Woz' Wozniak revealed that Apple's newly unveiled iPad Air has so far failed to capture his imagination.

Woz was particularly scathing of the Air's on-board storage, saying it didn't meet the needs of frequent flyers like himself, who want to pack masses of media content on to their devices.

"The iPad didn't hit my needs. Yes, it's thinner, lighter smaller - totally good. But the trouble is, I travel so much, so I carry a lot of my personal media – videos and audio – and 128GB? I was hoping Apple would have a 256GB version. So I emailed my wife and said: nope, don't want one of those," he divulged.

The 7.9in iPad mini, he added, is also "a hair too large," for his taste, though Woz did admit that the refreshed MacBook Pro - offering a 1TB storage capacity - had "hit a sweet spot."

For many, Steve Wozniak's keynote was the highlight of Apps World 2013, and he spoke with characteristic gusto and honesty about a number of key tech issues.

Among the other main talking points, Woz argued that the iPhone should ape large-display Android phones like the Galaxy S4 and HTC One.

For more, check out our coverage of Apps World 2013, or head over to our live updating Apple iPad Air and iPad mini with Retina blog.