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Josh Centers 4 comments

Apple’s Base Model iPad Goes Semi-Pro

Apple has updated its entry-level iPad with a larger screen and Smart Keyboard support, making Apple’s best bargain even better.

Jeff Porten 6 comments

Attach an iPad to Your MacBook as a Second Display with Mountie

If you’d like to use another screen with your MacBook while traveling but can’t figure out how to arrange and support it, Jeff Porten has found a simple clip that attaches an iPad to a MacBook for use as a second display.

Josh Centers 22 comments

Apple Likely to Announce New Macs and iPads at Brooklyn Event on 30 October 2018

Apple is having another special event at the end of October. Josh Centers ponders what Apple might unveil. New Macs? New iPads? An autonomous flying car? OK, maybe not that last one.

Dave DeLong 42 comments

If iPads Were Meant for Kids

Apple positions the iPad as being a perfect device for kids. Developer Dave DeLong disagrees and lays out 12 reasons why the iPad — or any iOS device — isn’t really designed for use by young children.

Julio Ojeda-Zapata 11 comments

Apple Strikes Back at Google with Education Initiatives

Apple is a bit of an underdog in the education market, where Google increasingly dominates with inexpensive, easily managed Chromebook laptops. On Tuesday, Apple staged an education-specific press event at a Chicago magnet school to trot out a host of education initiatives meant to make Apple more competitive in the classroom.

Adam Engst 1 comment

Apple Releases Sixth-Generation 9.7-inch iPad with Apple Pencil Support

In a welcome move, Apple has updated the entry-level 9.7-inch iPad with a faster chip, support for the Apple Pencil, and a few enhanced camera features. The price remains the same, starting at $329 for 32 GB.

Michael E. Cohen 5 comments

Playing Around with Swift on the iPad

For aspiring app developers, Apple is bringing the new Swift Playgrounds app to iPads later this year, complete with interactive Swift coding lessons.