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Tinkerers, repair shops will have mixed feelings about this iPad Pro teardown

https://www.ifixit.com/Teardown/iPad+Pro+11-Inch+Teardown/115457 Following the controlled destruction of the Mac mini and the MacBook Air, iFixit turned its gaze to the new 11-inch iPad Pro. Its teardown reveals lots of adhesive, even more magnets, and only a few surprises inside the newest Apple tablet. Unsurprisingly, the super-narrow bezels make the new iPad Pro harder to get into […]

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Apple walks Ars through the iPad Pro’s A12X system on a chip

Enlarge / The 2018, 12.9-inch iPad Pro. Samuel Axon BROOKLYN—Apple’s new iPad Pro sports several new features of note, including the most dramatic aesthetic redesign in years, Face ID, new Pencil features, and the very welcome move to USB-C. But the star of the show is the new A12X system on a chip (SoC). Apple […]

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Apple iPad Pro (2018) hands on review

Computers and video game consoles. That’s what Apple compared its latest iPad Pro to at a launch event in New York City, pinning its tablet as the most versatile tool you can have in your arsenal. It’s tough to argue against that. The iPad Pro (2018) has spectacular performance with a stunning 120Hz screen, the […]

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2018 iPad Pro hands-on: Improving on the world’s best tablet

The iPad Pro. Valentina Palladino Here you can see how thick it is. Valentina Palladino The Apple Pencil attached to the iPad Pro. Valentina Palladino The Apple Pencil on its own. Valentina Palladino The iPad Pro running photo-editing software. Valentina Palladino The USB-C port on the iPad Pro. Valentina Palladino The iPad Pro in the […]

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The full Photoshop CC is coming to the iPad in 2019

Photoshop CC on the iPad showing some toolbars. The same toolbars in Photoshop CC on the desktop. Photoshop CC on the iPad showing different layers. Adobe’s Project Gemini naturalistic painting app. Adobe Adobe is bringing Photoshop CC to the iPad. Set for release next year, Photoshop CC for iPad will bring the full Photoshop engine […]

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Photography News: Raw edits on iPad and an A.I. research lab for PicsArt

[embedded content] Afraid of missing out on the latest photo industry news while you’re out, well, actually taking pictures? Photography News of the Week is all the news you might have missed this week, published on the weekends. Alongside the biggest stories of the week, like the Insta360 One X, Holga’s weirdly wonderful mobile “printer,” […]

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iOS 12.1 beta suggests a new iPad is coming this fall

Enlarge / The 10.5-inch iPad Pro. Andrew Cunningham While exploring the Setup app in iOS 12, 9to5Mac discovered an identifier referring to an iPad labeled “iPad2018Fall”. The identifier also added to a bevy of evidence and reports suggesting a new iPad Pro model is imminent. That’s not the only hint about new iPads in the […]

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iOS 12 on the iPhone 5S, iPhone 6 Plus, and iPad Mini 2: It’s actually faster!

Enlarge / iOS 12 is the rare update that actually noticeably improves performance across a range of older devices. Andrew Cunningham When we tested iOS 11 on the iPhone 5S, it was clear that it was slower than iOS 10 had been but that the iPhone 5S’ hardware was fast enough to keep everything usable. […]

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How to hide photos on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch

If you’re anything like us, you love showing off photos you’ve taken with your phone, but there are times when you’ll want to keep certain pictures away from others, because they’re personal or, well, inappropriate. It’s situations like these when the ability to hide photos on your phone becomes invaluable, especially if you have children […]

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'Exploding' iPad prompts Apple shop evacuation

Three Apple employees have been treated for minor injuries after an iPad battery reportedly exploded in an Amsterdam shop. The three staff are believed to have breathed vapours released when the battery caught fire. The incident, on 19 August, led to the shop in Amsterdam’s Leidseplein being evacuated and closed. Firefighters were called and they […]

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How to choose an iPad: A practical guide to Apple’s tablets

Julian Chokkattu/Digital Trends There were a lot of iPad models on store shelves for a while there and Apple caught some well-deserved flack for the complexity of its tablet portfolio, most of it centered around the difference — or lack thereof — between iPads. There were multiple versions of the Air and Mini, and that was before […]

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2018 iPad review: Content creation with compromises

Enlarge/ The 2018 iPad. Samuel Axon Just like last year’s iPad, this year’s model is still the best tablet at its price point for watching videos, playing games, reading emails, and browsing the Web. But by adding Pencil support and extolling the device’s virtues for educators, Apple has tried to position this new release as […]

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Apple Unveils New iPad to Catch Google in the Classroom

CHICAGO — Apple unveiled a new iPad aimed at classrooms and other education tools on Tuesday, in a bid to catch up to Google for students’ attention — and win more school districts’ dollars. Apple said the new 9.7-inch iPad includes a faster processor and supports Apple Pencil, a stylus that previously paired with just […]

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Apple's New School-Friendly iPad Won't Kill Chromebooks

The biggest selling point of the new iPads, which Apple hopes will re-endear it to secondary schools around the world, is that it can do everything kids would otherwise use a budget laptop to accomplish, and much more. While it’s true the iPad is a cutting-edge educational tool, it’s not a replacement for many of […]

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Apple iPad (2018) hands-on preview

Research Center: Apple iPad 9.7-inch (2018) Not so long ago, Apples in the classroom meant computers (in addition to a fresh piece of fruit for the teacher). As recently as five years ago, Apple had a good grip on the education market, with several large institutions announcing plans to hand out iPads for students to […]