• IPad Pro 2018 vs iPad Pro 2017

    17 days ago - By Tech Radar

    As rumors predicted, the new lineup of products Apple revealed at its late October event included a newly redesigned iPad Pro 2018. But how does the refreshed tablet stack up compared to last year's model? Here's a quick-and-dirty comparison in case you're debating whether to rush out and buy the new model or if the older, cheaper one will meet your needs. Spoiler: you might miss out on some cool new features that'll improve your quality of life.
    iPad Pro 2017 design and colors
    Design
    The new iPad Pro 2018 comes in 11-inch and 12.9-inch screen models, but don't mistake that for the same...
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  • Apple Unveils the New iPad Pro With Slim Bezels, Face ID

    Apple Unveils the New iPad Pro With Slim Bezels, Face ID

    17 days ago - By App Advice

    The iPad Pro is getting the iPhone X treatment. At the special media event today in New York, Apple unveiled a new version of the tablet with display with slim bezels, Face ID, and more.
    Face ID and USB-C Head to iPad Another big change is the switch to USB-C instead of Lightning. That will allow iPad Pro users to connect to a number of accessories like external displays. You'll even be able to charge other devices like an iPhone.
    An A12X Bionic chip features an 8-core CPU and 7-core GPU and a neural engine.
    Without the home button, users will interact with the iPad with gestures similar...
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  • Is second-generation Apple Pencil compatible with an older iPad?

    Is second-generation Apple Pencil compatible with an older iPad?

    17 days ago - By iMore

    Best answer: No, the second generation Apple Pencil does not work with older iPad Pro models; however, you can still buy the original Apple Pencil.
    Amazon: Apple Pencil
    Can't support new features
    The new features of the second generation Apple Pencil aren't designed to work with the older iPad Pro models. A prime example is a way each Apple Pencil charges.
    The original Apple Pencil charged via the Lightning connection, which is hidden under the cap, and you would plug it into the port of your iPad Pro to charge it up. The new Apple Pencil automatically pairs, physically connects , and...
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  • New iPad Pro / MacBook Air event in less than 9 minutes

    New iPad Pro / MacBook Air event in less than 9 minutes

    17 days ago - By 9to5Mac

    If you don't have an hour and a half to dedicate to watch Apple's new iPad Pro/MacBook Air event, we've got you covered. In this post, you'll find a condensed version of the event, featuring all of the important technical tidbits in under 9 minutes. more...
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  • MacBook Pro 15-inch with AMD Radeon Pro Vega graphics are coming soon

    MacBook Pro 15-inch with AMD Radeon Pro Vega graphics are coming soon

    17 days ago - By Tech Radar

    The new MacBook Air , iPad Pro and Mac mini might have been the focus of Apple Event today, but one other thing we're excited to see is new MacBook Pros featuring AMD Vega graphics. The MacBook Pro 15-inch specifically will gain new Radeon Pro Vega 16 and 20 discrete graphics options in late November. These new GPU configuration options will replace the older Radeon Pro 500-series graphics to deliver 60% faster better performance according to Apple.
    AMD details its Radeon Pro Vega 16 and 20 GPUs will feature up to 20 compute units and 2nd generation HBM2 memory. The component maker also...
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  • New iPad Pro (2018) Hands-On

    New iPad Pro (2018) Hands-On

    17 days ago - By iMore

    Apple's new 11-inch and 12.9-inch iPads Pro have an all new edge-to-edge design, USB-C connector, No. 2 Apple Pencil, Smart Keyboard Folio, and A12X engine.
    The new iPads Pro are here and they're exactly what everyone - including Apple - has been imagining since Steve Jobs showed off the original in 2010. It's got an edge-to-edge Liquid Retine display, USB-C port, the A12X processor, Apple Pencil 2 that connects magnetically and changes inductively, and a new Smart Keyboard Folio.
    And you can pre-order it now.
    See at Apple 1. Design
    Apple's war on bezels continues. After deleting them from...
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  • Apple finally announces all-new iPad Pro, and there's no home button to be found

    Apple finally announces all-new iPad Pro, and there's no home button to be found

    17 days ago - By BGR

    Today's Apple event in New York City has produced a number of great announcements but the real star of the show is of course the all-new iPad Pro. Tim Cook took the stage to brag at length about iPad being not only the most popular tablet but also the most popular computer on the planet. He used that to make the case for an all-new iPad, and boy is it neat.
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    The most obvious change to the iPad Pro this time around is the absence of the home button. That's something that leaks had hinted at heavily prior to...
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  • Here's how well older iPads have held their value ahead of next week's iPad Pro launch

    Here's how well older iPads have held their value ahead of next week's iPad Pro launch

    17 days ago - By BGR

    It was all eyes on the iPad today during Apple's media event at the Howard Gillman Opera House, part of the Brooklyn Academy of Music, at which the company made a variety of much-anticipated hardware announcements. We got word about new iPads, new Macs and more, one of the most exciting announcements being the arrival of an all-new iPad Pro with an edge-to-edge display that carries Apple's “Liquid Retina” branding, among other features. Orders start today, with availability beginning November 7th - ahead of which the trade-in value of older iPad models is likely to increase as customers...
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  • Hands-on with Apple's new iPad Pro and Retina MacBook Air

    Hands-on with Apple's new iPad Pro and Retina MacBook Air

    17 days ago - By 9to5Mac

    Apple's Brooklyn event has officially wrapped up , with press given the opportunity for Retina MacBook Air hands-on and iPad Pro hands-on experiences. Head below for a full roundup of early looks at Apple's latest and greatest.
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  • Apple Announces 2018 MacBook Air: Entry-Level Laptop Gets Essential Refresh

    Apple Announces 2018 MacBook Air: Entry-Level Laptop Gets Essential Refresh

    17 days ago - By Anand Tech

    This morning at a keynote in New York City, Apple took the wraps off of their latest notebook update, the 2018 MacBook Air. The entry-level member of Apple's laptop lineup is finally getting a much-anticipated redesign, which is seeing the laptop adopt most of the same design characteristics and technologies as Apple's other laptops, including TouchID and Apple's T2 controller. Still coming in with a 13.3-inch screen - and now in Retina - the laptop will be shipping on November 7 th .
    When it was introduced in 2008 , the MacBook Air employed a then-unusual ultra-portable laptop design...
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  • Everything Apple announced at its 2018 iPad and Mac event

    Everything Apple announced at its 2018 iPad and Mac event

    17 days ago - By VentureBeat

    Everything announced at Apple's October 2018 iPad Pro and Mac event.
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  • New iPad Pro replacement costs hit $649, AppleCare+ may be more valuable than ever

    New iPad Pro replacement costs hit $649, AppleCare+ may be more valuable than ever

    17 days ago - By 9to5Mac

    Along with the launch of the new iPad Pros today , we're getting more details about aspects like iPad Pro replacement costs. As these are the most expensive iPads to date , they also carry the saltiest replacement fees with accidental damage costing up to $650 for those without AppleCare+.
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  • Apple Pencil 2 Not Compatible With Older iPads and Original Apple Pencil Won't Work With New Models

    Apple Pencil 2 Not Compatible With Older iPads and Original Apple Pencil Won't Work With New Models

    17 days ago - By Mac Rumors

    The new second-generation Apple Pencil that Apple introduced today alongside new iPad Pro models includes support for tap gestures and inductive charging when attached to an iPad Pro via magnets, a major upgrade from the previous model that had a built-in Lightning port.
    Given all of the changes introduced in the Apple Pencil 2, it only works with the new 11 and 12.9-inch iPad Pro models and it is not compatible with older iPad Pros or the sixth-generation iPad.
    Likewise, the current Apple Pencil will not work with the new iPad Pro models and is limited to older iPad Pro models and the...
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  • Old Apple Pencil Isn't Compatible With New iPad Pro

    Old Apple Pencil Isn't Compatible With New iPad Pro

    17 days ago - By Ubergizmo

    Wondering whether your old Apple Pencil will work with your brand new iPad Pro? You're out of luck. You'll have to purchase a new stylus for your new tablet. It will not be possible to use the first generation Apple Pencil with this generation of the iPad Pro.
    The new iPad Pro unveiled today is Apple's first tablet to ship with a USB Type-C port. It no longer has a Lightning port. The previous Apple Pencil had to be charged through the Lightning Port which isn't present on this device. The iPad Pro can now charge the Apple Pencil wirelessly. Magnets attach the stylus to the side of the...
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  • Apple Updates Shortcuts App With New Weather, Alarm, Conversion and Photos Options

    Apple Updates Shortcuts App With New Weather, Alarm, Conversion and Photos Options

    17 days ago - By Mac Rumors

    Apple today updated its Shortcuts app for iPhones and iPads to version 2.1, introducing new capabilities that can be used to create various automations and shortcuts using first and third-party apps.
    The new 2.1 version of the app brings new options for creating weather and forecast shortcuts, setting alarms and timers, converting between units, and importing recent photos.
    Apple's full release notes for the update are below: - Use the latest weather in your shortcuts with the new Get Current Weather and Get Weather Forecast actions
    - Set alarms and timers with the new Create Alarm, Toggle...
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  • Apple's New MacBook Air Features Impressive Battery Life That Bests MacBook and MacBook Pro

    Apple's New MacBook Air Features Impressive Battery Life That Bests MacBook and MacBook Pro

    17 days ago - By Mac Rumors

    Apple's newly announced MacBook Air with Retina display and upgraded 8th-generation Intel processors features the best battery life out of any of Apple's notebooks, MacBook Pro and MacBook included.
    The new machine , which features a 50.3 watt-hour lithium polymer battery, offers up to 12 hours of battery life when web browsing, 13 hours when watching iTunes movie playback, and 30 days of standby time.
    Comparatively, the MacBook Pro models offer up to 10 hours battery when browsing the web and 10 hours of iTunes movie playback, while the MacBook offers 10 hours of battery when browsing the...
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  • Audio-Technica's new ATH-M50x headphones now have Bluetooth

    Audio-Technica's new ATH-M50x headphones now have Bluetooth

    17 days ago - By iMore

    Great headphones just got greater.
    Audio-Technica has announced a Bluetooth-enabled version of the ATH-M50x over-ear headphones. They are available for $199 through the Audio-Technica website , and you can also order them on Amazon even though they aren't quite in stock yet.
    There are several versions of the ATH-M50x already available. You can get the regular headphones for around $150, get them in Red for $170, or pair them with a headphone amplifier for around $185. Until now, however, the only way to use them wirelessly has been with a Bluetooth adapter , and that's not ideal for...
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  • Apple's new A12X Bionic is the most powerful mobile chipset to date

    Apple's new A12X Bionic is the most powerful mobile chipset to date

    17 days ago - By Phone Arena

    As part of its iPad Pro (2018) introduction today, Apple announced that the chipset powering its newest tablet computers is the A12X Bionic, and to those following mobile tech in general, this means one thing: this is the fastest mobile processor ever created. The current leader is the A12 Bionic found in the just recently released iPhone XS, XS Max, and XR, and that one is already quite the little beast, so how much further is the A12X going to take things when the new iPad Pro 11" and 12.9" (2018) launch next week?
    Apple has not released specific numbers when it ...
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  • Apple's custom engrave option is now available for the new Apple Pencil

    Apple's custom engrave option is now available for the new Apple Pencil

    17 days ago - By Phone Arena

    The second-generation Apple Pencil
    While not compatible with iPhones, Apple's custom engraving option has been available to customers who purchase an iPod Touch or any iPad model for a number of years now, as long as the device is bought through the Apple Store. But after today's hardware event, the Cupertino giant quietly added the feature to one accessory.
    Moving forward, anybody interested in the second-generation Apple Pencil can choose to engrave it with a short, custom message that sits just below the Apple accessory's branding ...
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  • Apple Announced A New iPad Pro And New Apple Pencil

    Apple Announced A New iPad Pro And New Apple Pencil

    17 days ago - By Inquisitr

    As anticipated, Apple has just announced an all new iPad Pro with Apple Pencil, as 9to5Mac details. While there were not many surprising details revealed that were not previously predicted to be in place with regards to the new products, the overall package still drew plenty of excited cheers from the audience in attendance at today's Apple event. Unlike the older MacBook Air and Mac mini, the newly replaced iPads were not seen as deficient - they were already at the top of their class.
    The new iPad Pro has squared edges and rounded corners, somewhat reminiscent of the iPhone 5. The boxy...
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