2021 iPad Pro Benchmarks Are Pretty Impressive
When Apple announced their latest iPad Pro, it was actually a bit of a surprise that the company opted to go with the M1 chipset instead of an “X” or “Z” variant of their A-series chipset. However, it seems to have been a wise decision because based on the benchmarks of the tablet, it is handling itself very well.
Apple’s New iPad Pros Are Already Seeing Shipping Times Slip
A week ago, Apple announced their new iPad Pros. The new tablets have recently gone on sale but it seems that if you were still on the fence about whether or not to get it, you could now be facing massive shipping delays. This is because according to a report from Bloomberg, it looks like shipping times for the new iPad Pros are slipping.
First-Gen Magic Keyboard Will Work With New iPad Pro, But Might Not Be A Precise Fit
When Apple launched their new iPad Pro, it was later revealed that the 12.9-inch model would not be compatible with the first-gen Magic Keyboard. This is because the new 12.9-inch iPad Pro measures 0.5mm thicker than its predecessor, which means that it won’t fit the older Magic Keyboard, or does it?
These Are The Release Dates For The New iPad Pros
Last week, Apple announced their new iPad Pros. The company stated that customers can pre-order the tablets on the 30th of April, but stopped short of providing an actual release date except to say the second half of May. However, leakster Jon Prosser has tweeted out the potential release date for either tablet.
Apple’s New iPad Pro Doesn’t Support The Previous-Gen Magic Keyboard
At Apple’s Spring Loaded event last week, the company took the wraps off its brand new iPad Pro lineup. The changes were mostly under the hood where Apple gave the new iPad Pros the M1 chipset, but externally there are some changes, such as how the 12.9-inch model is apparently thicker than its predecessor.
Apple Insists They Have No Plans To Merge The iPad And Mac Together
Apple’s latest iPad Pro comes with an M1 chipset. This is the same chipset used to power other Apple computers like the MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, Mac mini, and more recently, the brand new 24-inch iMac. This has led some to wonder what this could mean? Could it be that Apple is looking to merge its iPad and Macs together?
iOS 15 Could Introduce A Redesign iPad Home Screen
The problem with Apple’s iPad at the moment is that despite the company’s attempts at trying to turn it into some kind of productivity powerhouse, the UI is simply not cut out for it. This is because iPadOS is still based on iOS which was designed with smartphones in mind and not computers.
Brydge 12.9 MAX+ iPad Pro Keyboard Case Launched
Given the size of the 12.9-inch iPad Pro and also its performance capabilities, it can in some cases actually act as a laptop replacement. This of course varies depending on what you need from a computer, but for typing up documents and emails, it’s more than capable of doing that, especially with accessories like Apple’s Magic Keyboard.
Logitech Launches New Combo Touch Keyboard Case For The New iPad Pros
If you’re keen on getting your hands on the recently-announced iPad Pros, then you might also be shopping about for new accessories. Apple’s Magic Keyboard is a good accessory for the tablet, but unfortunately its price does leave quite a bit to be desired, with it starting at $299 for the 11-inch model, and $349 for the 12.9-inch model.
iPad Pro’s New Center Stage Feature Will Be Available For Third-Party Apps
Yesterday, Apple announced their brand new M1-powered iPad Pro. One of the features unveiled with the tablet include a feature called Center Stage. This appeared to be a FaceTime feature that can track the user’s face and allows the camera to “follow” the subject and try to keep them centered in the frame at all times.
Apple’s New iPad Pro Comes With An M1 Chipset, Mini LED Display
Rumors that Apple could make the jump to mini LED displays for the iPad Pro have been circulating for a while, and it looks like the rumor was true. At Apple’s Spring Loaded event, the company took the wraps off its latest refreshed iPad Pro where it not only sports a mini LED display, but also the use of the M1 chipset.
Alleged Apple Pencil 3 Shown Off On Video
Apple’s upcoming Spring Loaded event is largely expected to see the company introduce a refresh to its iPad lineup. The rumors are claiming that we could see Apple introduce updated iPad Pros that use mini LED displays, a welcome change given that the iPad lineup has used LCDs ever since it was first introduced.
Does Apple’s ‘Spring Loaded’ Event Invite Hint At An iPad Launch?
Apple has been rumored to be preparing the launch for their new iPads and just yesterday, the company officially confirmed that they will be hosting an event next week that will most likely see the iPads being officially revealed. Nothing has been confirmed yet, but leakster @L0vetodream believes Apple hid a message in the invite.
New iPad Pros Still Expected For This Month, But Supplies Could Be Limited
Apple has long been rumored to be working on new iPad Pros with upgraded chipsets and also displays. The tablets were said to be launching this month, but to date we have yet to receive any confirmation that such an event would be happening. However, a report from Bloomberg believes that the tablets could still launch soon.
A14X Chipset For The iPad Pro Revealed In iOS 14.5 Beta
When it comes to the chipsets used in Apple’s iPads, what we’ve seen is that Apple usually uses a variant of its A-series chipsets. This is usually based on the current-gen A-series but with some additional cores unlocked or a slight speed boost. However, this year’s iPad refresh could be rather exciting.
Apple’s March 23 Event Was Apparently Never Real To Begin With
Earlier this month, it was initially rumored that Apple could be hosting an event on the 23rd of March. It made sense as Apple typically hosts an event around this time of the year, plus the date was also revealed by several leaksters who have been known to be extremely accurate with their posts in the past.
Next-Gen iPad Pro Could Sport A Thunderbolt Connection
A recent report from DigiTimes has revealed that Apple’s iPad Pro refresh might have been pushed to April instead of March as previously rumored. Now a report from Bloomberg is corroborating those claims by saying that they too expect the tablet to make its appearance in April.
We Shouldn’t Expect To See A Mini LED iPad Pro So Soon
Apple refreshes its iPad lineup pretty much every year, but this year’s refresh is expected to be rather exciting because if the rumors are to be believed, it could be the first iPad to sport a mini LED display. Unfortunately, it seems that we might have to wait just a bit longer than expected, or at least that’s what a report from DigiTimes is claiming.
Target Might Have Leaked Apple’s Upcoming iPad Pro Refresh
According to the rumors, Apple is set to refresh its iPad Pro lineup soon. Given that the last update took place in early 2020, it makes sense that the next update would take place around the same time this year. Apple has yet to officially announce anything or send out invites, but we reckon it could be soon.
iPad Pro With M1-Like Chipset Could Be Launching This Year
For Apple’s iOS devices like the iPhone and iPad, the company uses its A-series of chipsets. This has been that way for years now, but apparently with the upcoming iPad Pro refresh, that could change. This is according to a video from Mark Gurman over at Bloomberg who hinted at a processor change for the iPad Pro refresh.