Freezing up models.
The much smaller 9.7-inch iPad Pro proves that you really can have an Apple device that straddles the tablet/laptop divide. You’re just going to pay out the nose for it.
Even its camera, borrowed from the iPhone 6S, is forced to bulge out like it does on the iPhone.
If you were anywhere near the internet last night, you most likely saw some of the digital commotion wrought by what is essentially a live-reading of a press release. Here are the key conclusions.
Before you head over to the Apple store to buy yourself the new iPad Pro, make sure you know what it's like compared to some of the other tablets on the market.
Looks like those rumours were true.
A new iPhone? Check. A new iPad? Check. New Apple Watch straps. Yeah, pretend you care... Here's everything that happened at Apple's March event.
Has all the right holes for a 9.7-inch accessory party.
The company is rumoured to be working on a brand new, ultra-slim iPad Air 3. Or maybe it’s a smaller version of the iPad Pro. Whatever it is, it’s bound to make a splash.
Because productivity is sexy.
LED flash, Apple Pen support, quad speakers.
Makes silly mistake, punishes snappy customers.
Apple’s latest version of its Lightning to SD card adapter now supports USB 3.0 transfer speeds if you use it with the iPad Pro. It costs £25.
Providing you don't want to hard-prod your tablet with your fingers, this is an elegant way of getting something like the feature on the iPad Pro.
To my surprise, I liked it.
Could this be the product laptop haters have been dreaming of for so long? The short answer: No. The long answer: Also no. But it does have a few surprises.