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Thursday November 12

Hands-on: Inboard M1 skateboard is fast, fun &...

With a unique design that places its motors inside the rear wheels, plus connectivity with the iPhone and Apple Watch, the forthcoming Inboard M1 electric skateboard promises to be a ride unlike any other. AppleInsider has tested the company's latest prototype ahead of an early 2016 launch.

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Hands-on with Facebook Notify, a news app without...

It’s hard to believe people are clamoring for more push notifications from their phones, but that’s exactly what Facebook is delivering with a new iPhone app called Notify.

At its core, Facebook Notify is an app for staying informed. But instead of coming up with a pretty interface for reading, like Flipboard or Facebook’s own Paper, Notify is little more than a vessel for notifications, which pop up on your lock screen or swoop down over whatever else you might be doing.

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9to5Mac Holiday Gift Guide: Best picks for the Apple...

If you own an iPhone or Mac, you’re probably a photographer — either with your iPhone’s camera or a standalone camera you connect to your Mac. Just as iPhoto’s simple editing and storage tools helped Apple sell iMacs, photography has become a major marketing focus for iPhones, empowering people to capture increasingly beautiful images and videos with the one device they’re always carrying.

Over the past year, I’ve reviewed some of the very best hardware, software, and services available to Apple-loving photographers. And I’ve spent the last month adding new choices to the list. So just in time for the holidays, I’ve put together 9to5Mac’s Holiday Gift Guide with top photography picks, at price points ranging from $2.99 to $2,200. From basic accessories to smart photo backup solutions to amazing photo-to-wall art printing services, there’s something for everyone inside…


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Upthere cloud service launches first Home and Camera...

Two weeks ago Upthere, the cloud company co-founded by former OS X chief Bertrand Serlet, officially launched after several years of stealth development. Details were still sparse on what exactly Upthere would offer aside from being a different kind of cloud service option for your data. Now Upthere is officially launching its first products in beta: Upthere Home and Upthere Camera.

The idea behind Upthere is that data connections are plenty fast for a lot of people but local storage is a growing issue. Cloud services like Dropbox and iCloud tackle different areas of the problem is different ways, but Upthere believes keeping everything on the server then bringing it to your device on demand is the suitable approach. I got the chance to try out each of the new apps overnight, and while my data is spread across iCloud and Dropbox right now, Upthere’s new apps make a good first...

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Apple's iPad Pro & powerful A9X CPU pose...

Investment firm Cowen and Company has a bullish outlook for Apple's new iPad Pro, citing performance benchmarks that show the device is capable of replacing many mainstream laptops running an Intel processor.

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Deals: $10-$30 off iPad mini 4, $99-$124 off iPad...

Gold and Silver iPad Pros are in stock at MacMall, while B&H's iPad sale knocks up to $30 off iPad mini 4, $70 off iPad Air, and $200 off iPad Air. There's also 24 hours left to save up to $350 on 2015 MacBook Pros. Or grab a brand new iMac 5K with AppleCare for $1,699 ($269 off).

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You can fit an original iPhone display between the...

Dennis Munsie pointed out yesterday on Twitter the immense size of the iPad Pro screen by noting that the distance between app icons on the new tablet's display is wider than the original iPhone display. That's 324 pixels (on the Pro) compared to the width of the first iPhone display at 320 pixels.

Here's another way of looking at it. Original iPhone screen in the empty space between the apps on the iPad Pro.

— Dennis Munsie (@dmunsie) November 11, 2015

One thing I thought was a little odd about the iPad Pro is that Apple didn't try to reduce the spacing of the app and folder icons on the home screen to fit more of them in. Instead, there's enough space there to... well, almost fit an original Mac display in between the icons. 

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PSA: Have ‘damaged’ Mac App Store apps today? A...

The Mac App Store noticeably experienced some problems last night / early this morning with downloaded apps. Upon opening affected apps, the system would say that the app is ‘damaged’ and cannot be opened, just like the examples from Graham. It certainly seems scary at first glance.

The error message recommends reinstalling your apps individually. While this will fix the problem, it’s a pain to do and isn’t necessary at all: your apps are fine, but the error message makes the situation sound far worse than it is. To simply fix the problem, just reboot your Mac, running OS X Yosemite or El Capitan, and the problem will ‘magically’ go away.

The more interesting question is, why did this happen at all?

The bug arose because the Mac App Store...

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Google takes on Apple Music with standalone YouTube...

YouTube has taken another jab at Apple and finally debuted the music streaming app it announced last month. The app helps users find new music to enjoy by allowing them to select from pre-made stations or create their own based on their musical tastes.

The app will launch straight into a customized home page based on your previous YouTube viewing habits, allowing you to mostly skip the process of telling Google what music you like in order to get things started. Videos you’ve liked will be saved and used to further tune the playlists, and a setting on these stations will allow you to determine how much variety should be added to the artist lineup.

Much like...

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Certificate problems causing app authentication...

Many Mac owners have found themselves forced to delete and re-download Mac App Store apps after what appears to be a certificate expiration error caused the operating system to mistakenly identify the apps as damaged.

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iPad Pro teardown reveals Apple sacrificed bigger...

The iPad Pro is just a really big iPad, at least from the outside. The intrepid folks at iFixit got their hands on the device, which went on sale on Wednesday, and immediately tore it apart to see if the Pro’s internals match up with previous iPads, or if the new tablet was rebuilt from scratch.

There are a few key difference, the team found, most notably in battery. The Pro devotes far more room to its new four-speaker audio system than the iPad Air 2 allotted to its speakers, which means space that could’ve been used for a bigger battery—and perhaps longer battery life—is instead used for better speakers.


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9to5Toys Last Call: UE MEGABOOM Speaker $227,...

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Last Call Updates:

App Store Free App of the Week: PDF Expert 5 goes...

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Pages 5.6.1, Numbers 3.6.1, and Keynote 6.6.1 for Mac

Maintenance updates for Apple’s trio of iWork apps fix issues that prevented Pages and Numbers from opening Microsoft Office documents. ($19.99 each, free updates)


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Castro podcast app goes free with patronage option

The makers of Castro, a popular podcasting app, are throwing their hat in the patronage ring with their new 1.5 release. The app is now free, with an option to pay $1 per month as a nonrecurring 3-month, 6-month, or 12-month contribution to the developers at Supertop. The in-app purchase comes with no extra features.

While version 2 is on track to release in a few months, says Padraig O Cinneide of Supertop, the firm felt it was the right time to switch its business model and ask users for direct support. This follows Marco Arment’s decision with the release of Overcast 2 to move from a two-tier freemium model to making all features available with the option to contribute directly. Many software companies and independent programmers have expressed concerns about the viability of ongoing product development in the absence of trial...

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Mozilla's Firefox browser now available for...

Mozilla on Thursday released a version of its popular Firefox browser for iOS, giving Apple users an additional option for browsing the Web over iPhone, iPad and iPod touch devices.

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Rumor: Apple looking to create person-to-person...

Apple could be moving Apple Pay into the person-to-person payments market.

The current word on the ground is that Apple has spoken with J.P. Morgan Chase, Capital One, Wells Fargo, and U.S. Bancorp about the system. It’s not clear how far those talks have progressed, and many technical details remain unsettled.

Apple is thought to be considering multiple avenues for implementation, including a partnership with existing P2P transfer network clearXchange. That would allow for a speedier launch, as the bank-backed service is already live for most U.S. mobile banking customers.

The fees, of course, are apparently a sticking point in...

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Firefox finally comes to iOS

Nearly a year ago Mozilla said it would bring Firefox to iOS, and earlier in the fall we got our first look at the popular browser on Apple’s platform. On Thursday, the stable version rolled out and is now available on the App Store for devices running iOS 8.2 and up.

Firefox for iOS brings all the standard features you’d expect from Firefox, including sync via a Firefox account for browsing history, bookmarks, and open tabs on other devices. The new mobile browser also has the non-syncable reading list feature.

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External Link: T-Mobile Not Limiting LTE for Some...

T-Mobile has announced a new Binge On service that allows customers to stream unlimited amounts of DVD-quality video over its LTE network from select providers like HBO, Hulu, Netflix, and VUDU. iTunes and YouTube are not yet included. It’s available to all Simple Choice subscribers on qualifying plans for no additional cost. Given that it only allows some providers to bypass T-Mobile's LTE data quotas, we wonder if this service violates the U.S. Federal Communication Commission’s net neutrality rules.


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Some Mac App Store apps ‘damaged’ due to...

I’ve experienced this first-hand, albeit without the “damaged” dialog. Hopefully, this gets resolved quickly.

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iFixit completes teardown of iPad Air, posts findings

Without question or delay, the coolest of felines over at iFixit tore the new iPad Pro down and posted the results.

And there’s some pretty cool stuff in there.

The teardown process found the following components within the unit:

– A 38.8 watt-hour battery split into two cells.

– Four self-balancing speakers with accompanying enclosures.

– Two Broadcom BCM15900B0 units

– An NXP Semiconductors 8416A1 controller for Touch ID

– Parade Technologies’ DP695 display timing controller

– A Texas Instruments TPS65144 thought to be used for LCD biasing.

– 8 megapixel rear-facing camera.

– 1.2 megapixel front-facing camera...

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Google's new About Me page helps you control...

People concerned about how much information is out there about them on Google have a new way to control what everyone can see.

Without any fanfare, Google has begun rolling out an About Me page to make it easier for people to control what others can see about them across Google services.

The page should be welcome news to people concerned about their privacy, according to Zeus Kerravala, an analyst with ZK Research.

"With this feature, there are no changes to what information people can see, but a way for people to better control what people can see about them across Google services in one place," a Google spokesperson wrote in an email to Computerworld.

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Apple details 'magic' gesture-controlled...

Apple recently began equipping its retail stores with advanced tables that allow hidden power and data ports to be exposed with a simple hand gesture, and a new patent filing details the technology behind it, as well as other potential future implementations.

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External Link: The Mac App Store is Breaking Apps

Security certificates have expired for many popular Mac App Store apps, preventing them from launching. This issue affects 1Password, Acorn, Byword, DaisyDisk, and Tweetbot, among others. It’s up to Apple to provide a fix, but some users have reported that a reboot solves the problem.


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∞ Finding Dory

Finding Nemo ranks up there with my favorite Pixar movies. Here’s hoping that Finding Dory lives up to expectations.

A solid start, bringing back Ellen and Albert Brooks. The core is intact. The video is embedded in the main post.

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First impressions of the iPad Pro

iPad Pro (back), iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 2. Photo©2015, Steven Sande

It was a bit of a surprise to me yesterday when I went to order an iPad Pro and found out that I could pick it up at my local Apple Store. After an abortive attempt to get the 128GB Wi-Fi + Cellular version in Space Gray, I was able to get that model in silver. So, does it fulfill the expectations everyone had for the biggest iPad yet?

It's definitely an iPad, and the size will astound you. The photo at the top of this post shows an iPad mini 2, iPad Air 2, and iPad Pro. The 12.9-inch display honestly makes the Pro seem huge by comparison, but the weight of the large unit really doesn't feel that bad. Even with that display, the iPad Pro weighs just 1.57 pounds for the Wi-Fi edition, adding just .02 pounds more for the cellular modem. If those weights sound heavy, just remember that the original 9.7-inch iPad in the Wi-Fi + 3G edition from 2010 weighed 1.6 pounds.

The screen is pretty...

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Yahoo rolls out slick new search results exclusively...

Yahoo’s deal to be the default search engine in Firefox is nearly a year old and over that time Yahoo’s search market share has crept up and down. Now, the company is trying to use exclusive features as a way to entice more U.S. Firefox users to stick with Yahoo.

Anyone in the U.S. searching for items such as movies, songs, and sports from the Firefox Awesome Bar or search box will see a new search layout on Yahoo. The most obvious change is that the top of the results page now has a banner of images and video related to the search.

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Apple Store employees allegedly profile black...

A group of black high school students were asked to leave an Apple Store in Australia after security became concerned that they "might steal something," prompting the store manager to issue an apology.

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Firefox finally comes to iOS

At long last, Firefox has come to iOS. Rather unusually, this is the first version of the Firefox browser that does not use the Gecko layout engine, instead using iOS's built-in WebKit-based layout engine. The app is available as a free download from the App Store.

Way back in 2010, Mozilla released an app called Firefox Home for iOS. This app didn't include a Web browser; rather, it just used Firefox Sync to pull down your browsing history and bookmarks from your desktop installation of Firefox. Home was retired way back in 2012—and then... there was nothing for a very long time. In December 2014, Mozilla finally announced that Firefox would be coming back to iOS—and this time, it would actually contain a Web browser.

Firefox for iOS has a pretty...

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NetNewsWire Updates Solid But Fail to Impress

NetNewsWire was the king of Apple-centric RSS readers long ago, but has lately been overshadowed by the likes of Feedly and Reeder. Now, publisher Black Pixel has revived the newsreader app for the iPhone, iPad, Mac, and even the Apple TV. But these apps feel like also-rans in their current forms.


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Sideloading is a way to deliver apps to people without going through Apple’s official distribution mechanism. Interesting piece from Federico Viticci.

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Analogy of the day

Lovely bit of writing by Stephen Hackett. Nailed it.

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Future water resistant Apple devices could force...

Apple is working on water resistant (if not quite waterproof) OS X and iOS devices according to a new patent filing (number 201503269659) at the U.S. Patent & Trademark office. The invention, dubbed “liquid explosion from an orifice,” would expel water from speaker and microphone cavities using varied electric charges and acoustics. 

In the patent filing, Apple notes that, typically, at least some portion of the cavity or chamber of a portable device’s acoustic chamber is exposed to the external environment to allow acoustic signals to be transmitted to or received from the surrounding medium. However, because the cavity or chamber is exposed to the external environment, liquid or moisture may accumulate or become trapped in the cavity or chamber, which may impair the performance of the acoustic module. Apple wants to alleviate that problem in its iPhone, iPad, and Mac laptop lines.

Here’s Apple’s summary of the invention: “...

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Benchmarks: iPad Pro versus Surface Pro 4

Apple is packing a lot of muscle in the iPad lineup. Use cases aside, the iPad Pro certainly has a laptop class processor.

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EyeFi acquires popular photo sharing service OkDoThis

EyeFi, the company behind the popular SD cards that carry WiFi support, has today announced that it has acquired OkDoThis. OkDoThis is a popular photography app on iOS that aims to inspire photographers to take a taking pictures daily and offering a platform on which they can share and discuss photography. The terms of the deal were not disclosed.

In a press release, EyeFi explained that the acquisition of OkDoThis allows it to more directly engage with photographers. With the OkDoThis team on board, EyeFi will be able to work to integrate social features into its own apps and products.

OkDoThis is a widely praised app on iOS that has amassed nearly 400 ratings and has a 4 and a half star average. Most recently, it was updated with iPad support and 3D Touch...

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Users Balk at Mobile App Permission Requests

The Pew Research Center on Tuesday released a report on permissions and mobile applications found in the Google Play store. The number of permissions requested by a mobile app can be a deal breaker for six out of 10 smartphone users, Pew found. Applications request permission from users to access a variety of functions on a smartphone -- accessing the Internet, for example, or using the device's camera. Most apps can't function without permissions, but a good number of them also personal gather data about users, Pew said.

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Outback Solo offers stylish protection for a 12-inch...

WaterField Designs has served up another elegant carry case with the Outback Solo for the 12-inch MacBook. It's a handsome, practical US$109 case made of waxed canvas and premium leather.

Not only does it hold your MacBook with style, it’s great for carrying an iPhone and iPad mini, as well. Two front pockets hold a smartphone or smaller tablet, items such as wallets and keys, and a charger for an overnight trip. An optional strap ($19) transforms the case into an over-the-shoulder bag. I’d recommend springing for this as it's extremely handy when you’re hoofing it.

The Outback Solo is durable and offers substantial protection. It cradles the MacBook Air with two layers: neoprene enveloped in highly water-resistant, tan waxed canvas. If you need a Mac Book case that's both stylish and rugged, the Outback Solo fills the bill.

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Strategy Analytics: Android developer tools lag...

In Strategy Analytics' new research program, “App Development & APIs, examined Apple, Google and Microsoft's Mobile App Developer Environments,” Apple’s Xcode and Microsoft’s Visual Studio were top rated, with a score of 22 and 21, respectively, while Android Studio scored only 13.

The research group says Xcode beats Android on all measures on which it was evaluated. Developer tools are an important component of platform support and Apple's end to end system for app development to distribution is the reason the platform boasts some of the most advanced applications, says David MacQueen, executive director of Apps Research, Strategy Analytics.

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iFixit’s iPad Pro teardown

iFixit has gotten quite good at stepping us through their teardown process. The commentary is smart and fun to read, and the pictures are top notch. This iPad Pro teardown is no exception.

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∞ Would you like an Apple Pencil with that?

Details on the availability of the iPad Pro and waiting time for the Apple Pencil and Smart Keyboard.

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iPad Pro comfortably outperforms iPad Air 2 in...

ArsTechnica has been putting the iPad Pro through its paces in a whole raft of benchmark tests, comparing it to other iOS devices as well as to MacBooks and Microsoft’s Surface Pro 4.

When it comes to other iPads, nothing comes close in Geekbench tests. In single-core tests, the iPad Pro gets an overall score of 3233 against 1831 for the iPad Air 2. The much newer iPhone 6S gets closest, at 2537.

In multi-core tests, the differences look far more modest, but there’s a twist … 

While the A8X chip in the iPad Air 2 uses three CPU cores running at 1.84GHz, Apple has managed to comfortably outpace it using just two cores running at around 2.25GHz. So while the...

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Firefox for iPhone and iPad now available in the App...

You can now get the alternative web browser Firefox for iPhone and iPad in the App Store. Except its not really Firefox as you know it on the desktop, because the underlying engine is all WebKit, not Mozilla’s Gecko renderer like it is on the Mac. This is the same as the iOS Google Chrome app — the App Store rules require browsers to use the Safari WebKit engine. This isn’t really a bad thing, the WebKit rendering core is the industry leading mobile (and desktop) engine.

You might want to use Firefox for iPhone and iPad if you use Firefox on the Mac, due to UI similarities for the browser chrome or just for syncing convenience. The Firefox app will sync bookmarks, open tabs across all your devices by logging...

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Apple's new iPad Pro is faster, more affordable...

When Apple first unveiled iPad Pro, it noted that its custom designed A9X chip would be faster than 80 percent of the PCs that shipped this year. Benchmarks indicate that it's not just faster than low end generic PCs, but also faster -- and less expensive -- than Microsoft's Surface Pro 4.

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Apple invention uses electrodes to dry out wet...

An Apple invention published on Thursday points to work on water resistant portable devices capable of expelling water from speaker and microphone cavities using varied electric charges and acoustics.

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Wednesday November 11

Apple issues third OS X 10.11.2 beta to public...

Apple late in the day on Wednesday released a third beta version of the upcoming OS X 10.11.2 El Capitan update to registered public beta program testers.

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Apple pushes OS X 10.11.2 El Capitan beta 3 to...

A day after releasing the third public beta of OS X 10.11.2 to developers, Apple this evening has released the third public beta of the operating system to public beat testers. Beta 3 of OS X 10.11.2 comes just a week after Apple released beta 2 to testers.

The OS X 10.11.2 betas have not included many notable changes on the forefront, with Apple likely focusing on improving stability and performance under-the-hood with such a minor update. However, if you notice any changes, be sure to let us know in the comments. Apple encourages users to keep an eye on areas like WiFi performance, graphics capabilities, and built-in apps.

Public beta users can download the update now from the Mac...

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Apple CEO Tim Cook: "Microsoft Surface Book...

MojoKid writes: Apple CEO Tim Cook isn't making any friends on the PC side of the aisle this week. Cook took to the interview circuit this week to heavily promote the release of the new 12.9-inch iPad Pro and didn't waste any time kicking some dirt in the eyes of PC consumers around the world. When questioned on his thoughts about PCs, Cook wondered, "I think if you're looking at a PC, why would you buy a PC anymore? No really, why would you buy one?" Many would take issue with those comments. But we'll leave those comments behind, because Cook decided to set his targets on the current darling of the PC community — the Microsoft Surface Book. Even though Cook says that his company's relationship with Microsoft is "really good," he went on to say that the Surface Book "tries too hard to do too much" and that "it's trying to be a tablet and a notebook and it really succeeds at being neither." It will be interesting to see Mr. Cook's reaction as sales figures for the device roll in...

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iPad Pro unboxing and first impressions [Video]

Today we’re taking a look at the iPad Pro. On the surface, it may look like a giant Netflix machine, but well… it kind of is. This is the biggest iPad ever without a doubt, that packs a 12.9-inch display and obviously has a much larger footprint when compared to the iPad Air 2, this is larger by 78 percent actually. But enough with the small talk, let’s take a look inside of the box..,

As far as specifications go, Apple’s iPad Pro is packing the A9X processor inside, with 4GB of RAM, and either 32GB or in my case 128GB of internal storage. As I mentioned, there’s a 12.9-inch display with a resolution of 2732 x 2048 which is good for 265ppi.

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The Week in iPhone Cases: Catalyst launches... new designs for Speck's CandyShell Inked, and more!

This week’s roundup of new iPhone cases brings you cases with clever ways to take photos and carry your earbuds, plus a variety of basic shell cases for normal use… with or without flare. Read on!


The Wavelength Series (iPhone 6 Plus/6s Plus; $14) features a textured fabric exterior over a polycarbonate frame.

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Apple in talks to develop a person-to-person payment...

According to unnamed sources speaking to the Wall Street Journal, Apple is looking to expand Apple Pay to include a person-to-person payment option in order to compete with services like PayPal’s Venmo or Google’s person-to-person payments through Google Wallet.

The sources said that no deals have been struck with any banks yet, but the WSJ notes that heavy-hitters such as JP Morgan Chase, Capitol One, Wells Fargo, and US Bank have sat down with Apple to discuss the possibility of a partnership. Several banks, like Chase, already have a person-to-person payment function through their own website or app.

One source told the paper that a person-to-person option could get off the ground as early as next year.


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Apple offers new accessory bundles w/ deep discounts...

New for the holiday season, Apple is offering some bundles for the photographer and videographer. The iPhones have a great camera, as demonstrated by the Shot on iPhone 6 campaign and Apple is certainly looking to capitalize on these capabilities. With these bundles, they are making it easier for a hobbyist or a professional to get started with accessories.

The Photography Kit consists of five different accessories:

  • Olloclip Active Lens – comes with ultra-wide and telephoto lens and it is ...
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Apple plans Indonesia R&D investment to meet new...

Apple's plan to build research and development in Indonesia, a move that would bring the company in alignment with a new rule regarding the inclusion of domestically produced components in foreign-made phones, has been approved by that country's government.

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Teardown of iPad Pro reveals revamped component...

Repair firm iFixit performed its usual launch day Apple device teardown on the iPad Pro on Wednesday, revealing a reworked internal design dominated by massive batteries and bespoke audio components.

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iPad Pro teardown shows tweaks to internals in Apple...

It’s no surprise that the people over at repair guide portal iFixit have already started their ritual teardown of Apple’s new iPad Pro. The new device features a larger 12.9-inch display, the 3rd generation 64-bit A9X chip, and other upgraded internals, but are there any other new surprises inside the iPad Pro?

Immediately the team noticed a different layout for the logic board making things a little different when cracking open the new iPad Pro compared to previous generations:

This isn’t quite what we’re used to! With the logic board situated in the center of the iPad, the display cables connect in the very middle, we can’t even lay the display down while we work… Instead we have...

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A larger screen gives Apple's iPad Pro a more...

The onscreen keyboard with Apple's iPad Pro includes a dedicated number and character row, as well as buttons for caps lock, tab and more, taking advantage of the device's spacious 12.9-inch display.

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Tim Cook meets with UK finance chief to discuss...

During a recent visit to the UK, Apple CEO Tim Cook sat down to discuss Apple Pay with Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne, suggesting the budding payments service could get a government-sponsored boost in streamlining adoption.

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Notable apps and app updates for November 11, 2015

On a regular basis, Apple World Today posts a list of notable new apps or app updates that have been released. They may not necessarily be new, but they're popular and deserve mention. Here are today's picks for iOS and tvOS.

iOS Apps/Updates

Gorillized Corp. has announced Outline 3.7, an update to the smart digital notebook for iOS devices. The app offers formatting tools, various types of content (text, images, inks, tags, web content, etc.), synchronization options and Microsoft OneNote compatibility. Version 3.7 supports the iPad Pro and Apple Pencil. Outline’s regular price is $11.99, but version 3.7 will cost $2.99 for the first week after release. There is also a lite version of Outline, where Microsoft OneNote compatibility is offered via an in-app purchase.

Viqua Games has unleashed...

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AWT News Update: November 11, 2015

iPad Pro (back), iPad Air 2, and iPad mini 2. Photo©2015 Steven Sande

It was a surprise, and as a result, this is iPad Pro Day on Apple World Today:

  • iPad Pros are in stock except for some models, while the Apple Pencil and Smart Keyboard aren't available anywhere
  • Ars Technica did benchmarks, and the Pro is a monster in GPU performance
  • The Irish Independent catches Tim Cook calling the Microsoft Surface Book "deluded"

Text is below, and if you'd like to see the iPad Pro in Steve's hands, watch the video.

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Watch out, Venmo: Person-to-person payments may be...

Apple is in talks with major banks on an extension of its Apple Pay service that would allow person-to-person payments.

The discussions are continuing and it’s unclear whether any banks have struck a deal with Apple, reported The Wall Street Journal on Wednesday, citing “people familiar with the talks.”

The newspaper said the envisaged service would allow users to send payments from their checking accounts to others using their phone and isn’t imminent. It said one person had told it the service could launch in 2016.

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Disney Infinity 3.0 coming to Apple TV bundled with...

Popular Disney-themed sandbox game Disney Infinity -- which melds physical toys with a virtual universe -- is set to debut on the Apple TV, one of the first console games to make the jump to Apple's new set-top box.

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Apple working with banks for mobile person-to-person...

Apple is in discussions with U.S. banks such as J.P. Morgan Chase, Capital One, Wells Fargo, and U.S. Bancorp to develop a mobile person-to-person payment service that would compete with PayPal’s Venmo platform, reports The Wall Street Journal, quoting unnamed “people familiar with the talks.”

The article describes the talks as ongoing and notes that it’s unclear if Apple and any banks have struck a deal. If — and that’s with a capital I — the deals are worked out, the service could launch next year. The WSJ says that, under the current discussions, Apple wouldn’t charge the banks for participating in its person-to-person payment service, which is different from Apple Pay in which the banks pay Apple for each transaction.

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Mophie introduces new power banks with a sleek...


Just a few weeks after launching a new slim iPhone 6/s battery case and power bank, Mophie is back again today with five new external batteries. We’ve seen a lot of power banks in our day – and regularly have deals too – but the new Mophie powerstations use an aluminum shell that, from pictures alone, standout from the pack.

Available in five different capacities, each model provides a different feature set focused on a variety of needs. The smaller 1X provides a 2,000mAh battery with speeds up to 1.8A. Going up to the...

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Tim Cook met with UK officials this week to talk...

Apple CEO Tim Cook visiting app developers in London this week

Tim Cook reportedly met with U.K. Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne this week to discuss Apple Pay and regulations in the country as the Apple CEO continues a tour to meet government officials, app developers, and students abroad.

Bloomberg reports that Osborne offered details of the discussion at a recent talk noting that the two “spoke extensively about Apple Pay” and that the UK Chancellor is “committed to ensuring that regulators don’t stifle innovation”:...

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Apple considering person-to-person payments for...

The next phase of Apple's mobile payments initiative could reportedly include a new feature that allows users to send money to one another directly, with negotiations between Apple and major U.S. banks already underway.

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Apple in talks to launch person-to-person Apple Pay...

According to a report from the Wall Street Journal, Apple is actively in talks to launch a new person-to-person mobile payments service, like Apple Pay but for sending money between friends and family. Apple is in discussions with US banks to negotiate terms for the new service, which could launch next year. The publication says it is unclear if any deals have been struck to date and technical implementation details remain in flux.

Essentially, imagine AirDrop for mobile payments between people. This would essentially pit Apple Pay against other friend-to-friend payment solutions like PayPal’s Venmo, Facebook Messenger payments and similar services. Even Gmail...

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iPad Pro has M9 motion coprocessor, but lacks always...

Though it includes the same M9 motion coprocessor as the new iPhone 6s series, Apple's iPad Pro does not offer support for always-on "Hey Siri" voice controls when operating on battery power.

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Happy Hour Podcast 040 | iPad Pro day

Apple’s iPad Pro is now available for sale and we’re got the details on everything you need to know. From the best iPad Pro cases to other retailers that will have stock. Along with that, we get into some new Apple TV details that you might want to know about and Apple Music hits … Android.

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Ten new iPad Pro details you’ll want to know before...

Just as predicted by my colleague Mark Gurman, the iPad Pro became available to purchase today, making a rare simultaneous appearance in Apple’s online and physical stores without any preorder period. Consequently, it’s actually possible to walk into an Apple Store today to buy one — and if my experience today is any indication, there probably won’t even be much of a line.

If you’re still unsure as to whether you want an iPad Pro, I’ve put together this quick guide to some of the real-world things people will want to know about the new 12.9″ iPad before making a purchase — including some comparison photos and other hands-on details. Enjoy the details and galleries below…

1. How Big Is Big? How much space are you really going to...

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Apple releases another update for iWork for Mac and...

Under the shadow of the sale of the iPad Pro, Apple on Wednesday released updates for the Mac and iOS versions of Keynote, Numbers, and Pages. The new updates come about a month after Apple released iWork updates that featured support for OS X El Capitan.

The updates are all available in the App Store in the Updates section. For details on what’s in the updates, see the release notes below.

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Google Makes Maps Useful in the Boonies

Google on Tuesday began rolling out an offline mode for Google Maps. Users can download a regional map -- say, a city, county or country -- either by tapping "download" on a search result or by going to "Offline Areas" in the Google Maps menu and tapping on the "+" button. The downloaded map will function in offline mode automatically when the user enters an area with poor or no connectivity, and it will switch back online when a connection becomes available.

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First look: Apple's iPad Pro with 12.9-inch...

Apple's new iPad Pro is here, boasting 5.6 million pixels packed into its 12.9-inch Retina display, along with a powerful A9X processor that actually outclasses the new 12-inch MacBook. AppleInsider offers a first look at the jumbo-sized, top-of-the-line iPad.

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Deals: iPad Pros in stock, $150-$170 off iMac 5Ks, $...

All silver and gold iPad Pros are shipping out next day at modest discounts. Plus the lowest prices ever on key 2015 MacBook Pros ($150-$350 off instantly), $150 -$170 off Apple's new 2015 iMac 5Ks (or Free AppleCare and cash discounts), half off water-proof iPhone 6 cases and more.

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iWorks: A whole lotta updatin' going on

Along with a totally new device (the iPad Pro) coming out today, Apple today released updates to all of the iWork apps both on iOS and Mac OS X.

The updates primarily do two things: provide bug fixes for compatibility with Microsoft Office documents and make the apps more stable on both platforms. 

The Mac update fixed an issue in Keynote when exporting presentations as images, and another with master slides that included links. Pages on the Mac can now open some Microsoft Word documents that were previously impossible to open, and resolves an issue that prevented the use of Look Up for words in lists. Numbers can now open more Microsoft Excel spreadsheets.

On the iOS side, Apple fixed Keynote for an issue when opening presentations that contained many images, and Numbers got a fix for a problem where documents wouldn't open to the last saved position. 

If you're not a current user of Apple's productivity suite -- which is available on Mac OS X, iOS and...

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Google Will Retire Chrome Support For XP, Vista, OS...

An anonymous reader writes: Google has announced it is extending Chrome support for Windows XP until April 2016. The company will also end Chrome support for Windows Vista, OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard, OS X 10.7 Lion, and OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion at the same time. This means Google will provide regular Chrome updates and security patches for users on these operating systems for five more months. After that, the browser will still work, but it will be stuck on the last version released in April.


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Microsoft's Surface Book 'tries too hard...

Apple chief Tim Cook had some harsh words for Microsoft during a stop in Ireland on Wednesday, saying that the Redmond firm's latest Surface Book -- which competes with both the iPad and the MacBook lineup -- "really succeeds at being neither" a tablet nor notebook.

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Early iPad Pro reviews: Apple's massive new...

The iPad Pro is a giant iPad. The 12.9-inch addition to Apple’s tablet line-up went on sale today, and according to early looks at the Pro from a few major publications, the massive iPad will be familiar to anyone who’s used one of its predecessors.

But its big display, while the most noticeable of the Pro’s features, isn’t its only selling point. Critics say the Pro’s 4GB of RAM is the reason why iOS 9’s trio of multitasking features—Split View, Picture-in-Picture, and Slide Over—are extra useful and lightning fast on the new tablet compared to older ones.

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Decryption Tool Foils Linux Server Ransomware Attacks

Bitdefender on Monday released a free decryption tool designed to wrest data from the grip of a rare type of ransomware that's been plaguing Linux servers. Details for performing the decryption are available on the company's website. Essentially, the solution takes advantage of a flaw in the ransomware, which Bitdefender discovered through reverse-engineering. The ransomware attacks came to light last week, when Dr.Web reported that extortionists have been exploiting vulnerabilities in software running on Linux servers.

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External Link: Apple Music Arrives on Android

If you’ve been waiting to listen to Apple Music on an Android device, now’s your chance. Apple has released the Apple Music app on the Google Play store. The free 29 MB app lets you access your For Your recommendations, playlists, and iCloud Music Library collection.


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iPad Pro now available through Apple online store,...

Apple is now taking online orders for the iPad Pro, both via its Apple Store web site as well as the Apple Store app. The first iPad Pro online orders will arrive on Friday, November 13th when one-day shipping is selected, and Apple’s site is also listing the tablet as available for purchase in many retail stores beginning today.

The Apple Pencil and the Smart Keyboard will not be arriving until late next week and are not available for in-store pickup at the current time.

The iPad Pro is Apple’s new flagship tablet, measuring in at 12.9 inches diagonally. It includes a Retina display, a four speaker audio system, 4GB RAM, and a set of...

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Jony Ive interview: The story of the Apple Pencil

Sir Jony Ive does an excellent job conveying the aesthetic of the Apple Pencil.

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Using Maps to tell if a store takes Apple Pay

Stores that take Apple Pay have an indicator on their Apple Maps page.

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Steve Jobs, the movie, unceremoniously dumped out of...

A disaster at the box office. Some numbers.

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The iPad Pro’s nifty battery trick

That is one clever little trick.

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Podcast 482: Who does the iPad Pro work for?

The iPad Pro: (huh, good god, y'all) who is it good for? Absolutely everyone? Absolutely no one? Or somewhere in between? Glenn and Susie discuss the upcoming mega-tablet, and how it was probably inevitable even though it's not going to *halt the sale of computers,* no matter what kind of jive Tim Cook manages to say with a straight face. (There's a weird little nugget of potentially bad news buried in that same interview, actually, that got totally overshadowed by the hyperbole, which is a shame.)

Elsewhere, we discuss some proof-of-concept ransomware for the Mac (that's bad), the cool-sounding new HDR app from Macphun (that's good), and some awesome tips for the new Apple TV, which got its first update this week, which reminded us all—hey, you can't back this thing up, can you? Aw geez, here we go again. (Also, Glenn still has fiber internet. Shocker.)


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Apple announces 1,000 jobs for Cork with campus...

This is a long term commitment to Ireland.

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Worldwide links to buy the iPad Pro, with prices

Easy enough to find your local Apple Store link, but seeing all the places and prices together like this was kind of interesting.

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Logitech unveils accessories specially designed for...

Logitech has unveiled accessories designed in collaboration with Apple for the new iPad Pro: the Logi CREATE Backlit Keyboard Case with Smart Connector and the Logi CREATE Protective Case with Any-angle Stand

The Logi CREATE Keyboard Case is the first third-party keyboard on the market to leverage Apple’s new Smart Connector, eliminating the need to power on, connect or charge the keyboard, says Michele...

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Gruber’s iPad Pro review and the quest to replace...

Read my post to get my take on the iPad Pro as a replacement for your laptop, then go read John Gruber’s iPad Pro review. There’s much more to it than these bits I’ve quoted in my post and well worth your time.

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iPad Pro reviews: great hardware, but potential is...

Early looks at Apple's gargantuan new tablet have begun to trickle in, with most reviewers coming to relatively similar conclusions: the iPad Pro is an excellent machine and the best iPad yet, but iOS means it won't be a laptop replacement anytime soon.

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iPad Pro, Smart Keyboard, and Apple Pencil on sale...

After months of waiting, today’s the day you can order a 12.9-inch iPad Pro online in 40 countries around the world.

The supersized tablet starts at $799 and goes all the way up to $1079, not including accessories like the $99 Apple Pencil, $169 Smart Keyboard, and various cases ($79 for silicone and $59 for smart covers) that are also on sale online. The first Pros will be delivered on Friday with $19 one-day shipping. If you select free shipping, your Pro will arrive on Monday. Some Apple Store locations are offering free in-store pick-up starting today, so check your nearby store's inventory to see if that option is available.

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Apple to launch 1,000 new jobs in Ireland

Apple plans to hire an additional 1,000 workers in Ireland, reports Reuters. Ireland's main foreign investment agency, the IDA, says the Cupertino, California-Based company will add 1,000 jobs to its office in Cork by mid-2017 from 5,000 at present. 

Finance Minister Michael Noonan told Reuters that the company had also added 1,000 jobs in the past year. He said the deal showed that the controversy around Apple's tax deal "hasn't affected their enthusiasm for Ireland".

"I think they are bringing a lot of intellectual property onshore too, but that's less clear," he said.

The EU, Europe’s anti-trust and consumer investigation agency, has claimed that Ireland, Luxembourg and the Netherlands have attracted investment and jobs by helping big companies avoid tax in other countries, including EU members. The...

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Mac ransomware is nothing to worry about—for now

Apple computers haven’t been impacted by ransomware, a pervasive and insidious class of malware that encrypts files on a computer in exchange for a ransom.

That’s not because Apple’s operating system is any more secure than Windows; it’s more that malware writers haven’t gotten around to writing ransomware for OS X since infecting Windows machines has been so profitable.

However, a Brazilian security researcher, Rafael Salema Marques, decided to show how easy it would be for malware writers to target OS X in a polished experiment that took him a couple of days.

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IHS: iPad Pro shows Apple’s long term commitment to...

With today’s launch of the iPad Pro, Apple is making a long-term commitment to the tablet, according to Rhoda Alexander of IHS Technology, a provider of global market, industry and technical expertise. 

“With a mid-November launch, Apple may struggle to reach the three million mark on sales of the new iPad Pro, but supply is likely to be more of an obstacle than demand,” she says. “With the current 2015 production outlook targeting a figure slightly below two million units demand could easily outstrip supply.”

In 2013 11-inch and larger tablets accounted for just 3.1 million units in an overall market of 241 million. That’s a figure equal to shipments of the original iPad in its first quarter on the market. In 2015 that number is expected to pass 10 million units, with a solid boost from the new iPad Pro.

“With 200 million units in the 2015...

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The iPad Pro

First impressions last a lifetime, goes the adage. You’re going to have to forget your first impressions of the iPad to understand the iPad Pro.

When Apple introduced the original iPad in 2010, it was explicitly positioned in a new role for a device — somewhere between an iPhone and a MacBook. That seems obvious, but the problem, for the iPad, is that people loved their iPhones and MacBooks. The only way iPad would succeed, Steve Jobs said, was if it were “far better at doing some key things” than either an iPhone or MacBook.

Apple succeeded. Simply by nature of having a bigger display, the iPad was better than the iPhone for numerous tasks — watching videos or reading long-form text, to name just two. No one would dispute that bigger displays are better for certain tasks — you can prove the...

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Apple will add 1,000 positions for manufacturing,...

In a visit to Dublin on Wednesday, Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook revealed that his company will hire 1,000 new employees at its international operations in Cork, Ireland, bringing the total number of workers there to 6,000, some of which are locally assembling Apple hardware.

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China smashes sales records during its version of...

In the US there's Black Friday, but in China, they get all their big online shopping discounts on November 11 aka "Singles Day" instead. As of 4:28am ET today, Alibaba's Tmall, the Chinese equivalent of Amazon, has already made over $11 billion whi...

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First look: Logitech Create is first third-party...

Just hours after Apple opened the iPad Pro preorder floodgates, Logitech unveiled its first accessories for the jumbo-sized tablet, including the Create Backlit Keyboard Case, a folio-style protector with full-size keyboard, Smart Connector support and more. AppleInsider goes hands-on.

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iPad Pro review: Mac-like speed with all the virtues...

Enlarge / The iPad Pro, Smart Keyboard, and Apple Pencil. (credit: Andrew Cunningham)

This year, Apple seems to want to push the iPad and the Mac as close together as it can without actually combining them into a single product. Earlier this spring, the new MacBook brought a super slim profile, a Retina display, and a simple-to-a-fault one-port-for-everything design to a fanless computer that still runs OS X. And now, the iPad Pro is bringing a MacBook Air-level processor, more memory, a larger screen, and a first-party keyboard accessory to a big tablet that still runs iOS 9.

It’s Apple’s take on the same basic idea as Microsoft’s Surface Pro lineup, and just as Microsoft has advertised the Surface as “the tablet that can replace your laptop,” Apple is...

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∞ Review: iPad Pro

I’ve been using the iPad Pro for just over a week now and I’ll tell you, I’m more impressed than what I thought I would be. The first question I set out to solve was “who is the target market for iPad Pro?” While I thought that would be a difficult question to answer, it turned out to be quite simple. More on that later. [...]

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The Alpha2 robot will dance its way into your house...

The field of human-like household robots got a little more crowded today as Ubtech Robotics launched a crowdfunding campaign for its new Alpha2 humanoid companion-bot. This diminutive domestic drone is designed on the same premise as today's smartp...

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Logitech's iPad Pro keyboard case is relatively...

Apple's iPad Pro is pricey even before you add in the $169 official keyboard case, but Logitech may have a way to make the whole package a little more palatable. It's now shipping its promised Create Keyboard Case for the gigantic tablet, and the a...

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