As Apple Pencil stock trickles into brick-and-mortar Apple Stores, the iPad Pro's other first-party accessory, the Smart Keyboard, has become somewhat of a hot commodity. AppleInsider was able to snag a copy of the hard-to-get device to offer this first look.
Post by Wendy Robinson. Like many kids, 7-year old-Jack Swanson has a piggy bank that he's been trying to fill. His goal was an iPad of his very own. He was up to about $20 worth of coins -- earned from doing chores -- when he decided to use his money for something else: To make a donation to a local mosque that had recently been vandalized. Show More Summary
Apple’s souped-up iPad Pro is supposed to be a laptop replacement — yet as many have already pointed out, it just isn’t up to the task. So I decided to use the iPad Pro as its namesake suggests: As a huge arse iPad. To my surprise, I liked it. More »
I don’t like laptops. There, I said it. I don’t hate them, but for years I’ve felt they can be improved in many different ways. So when Apple made the iPad Pro, I paid attention. Could this be the product I’d been dreaming of all this time? The short answer: No. The long answer: Also no. But it does have a few surprises. More »
Image credit – iFixit With the launch of the iPad Pro, Apple also unveiled new accessories for it, one of which is the Smart Keyboard. Basically this is a keyboard accessory that will dock the iPad Pro and let you type with it. Similar keyboard cases have been created for Apple’s other iPads before, but this would be the first official one. Show More Summary
Feature Request is a new regular 9to5Mac series where authors offer their opinion on how to improve popular hardware or software products. With the introduction of iPad Pro, now is the time for Apple to finally bring Logic Pro to its tablet. Apple has long had Garageband available for iOS devices, offering what is essentially […]
The iPad Pro is a strange device. Like other Apple products, it has a premium, polished design and is (in some ways) delightful to use. But it also shows Apple playing the unfamiliar role of follower – and (in some ways) not doing a particularly good job of it. Show More Summary
iOS: Reeder’s long been our favorite RSS reader on the iPhone and iPad. Today, it gets a little better with the addition of a handful of new iOS 9-specific features. Read more...
MacMall on Wednesday kicked off its 2015 Black Friday sale with up to $250 off MacBook Pros, up to $201 of new iMac 4Ks and 5Ks, $12 off iPad Pros, $40 of iPad Air 2, 50% off Turbo USB 3.0 Flash Drives and more.
Tablets like the iPad and Amazon Fire might seem like the perfect holiday gifts, but think twice: New research suggests your friends have one already, especially if they're wealthy. The Pew Research Center on Wednesday released an analysis revealing that 60 percent of Americans who make $75,000 or more own a smartphone, computer and tablet. Show More Summary
The iPad still costs over $500, but this holiday season you can buy a tablet for as little as $35.
Have you ever scanned film negatives on your own? If so, you know it can be a time-consuming process. To help make sure you don’t waste time scanning unwanted negatives, YouTuber Adam of Ekenstam has shared a clever way to preview your negatives using an iPad. All you need to preview your photos is a [...]Show More Summary
iFixit says you can't open the keyboard cover without damaging it irreparably.
Two weeks into using the iPad Pro, I’m even more convinced of something I believed during week one: the 12.9? iPad is good on its own, but if an accessory adds enough bulk to make it feel like a poor man’s laptop, it starts to stink. I suspect that’s why Apple let another company release the first iPad Pro keyboard case; once you’ve […]
Today’s list of paid iPhone and iPad apps on sale for free comes just one day ahead of Thanksgiving, so you’ll have even more to be thankful for as you check out all your new apps tomorrow while the rest of your family devours a turkey. Show More Summary
Target is hosting a one-day Early Access sale ahead of the Black Friday shopping holiday, making some of its most appealing Black Friday deals available early. Deals are available in Target retail stores and online on Wednesday, November 25. Like Best Buy, Target is one of the retailers offering deals on the Apple Watch. Show More Summary
Leo's Fortune, a platforming adventure that first made waves on the iPhone and iPad, is now available on the Mac. Featuring a beautiful art style and clever puzzles, Leo's Fortune - HD Edition is now available through the Mac App Store. Show More Summary
Black Friday Target: Apple Watch effective prices start at $232 thanks to free Gift Cards and REDcard savings, more: iPad mini 2 w/ free $80 Target Gift Card from $269 iPad Air w/ free $100 target Gift Card from $399 iPad Air 2 w/ free $100 target Gift Card from $499 The rest of the most […]
iLounge has been rating styluses for years, but it's always been a bit of a niche category — by design, no one has actually needed an iOS stylus before, and even the best of the styluses so far have required users to make some sort of concession, whether in features, accuracy, or price. Show More Summary
The iPad Pro is a good first generation device. The hardware is good, the software can cope, and the accessories are above average (even if they take five weeks to arrive). Overall, the reviews were positive, with praise coming from everyone who tried the device, even if it can't replace your laptop just yet. Show More Summary