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iPad OG could have had a different docking system

iPad OG could have had a different docking system

Some may consider the iPad to be the true forebear of modern tablets but, when it launched, it was pretty much a gigantic iPhone. That was true not just in the software experience but in how the tablet was meant to be used, that is in portrait orientation. Many tablets today, especially the larger ones like the iPad Pros, are designed around a horizontal or landscape position, and, once upon a time, the first-ever iPad almost had a feature that would have inclined it in that direction as well.

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Apple releases iOS 14.4.2 and watchOS 7.3.3 – You should install them ASAP

Apple releases iOS 14.4.2 and watchOS 7.3.3 – You should install them ASAP

Apple has released new versions of iOS, iPadOS, and watchOS, and if you have an iPhone, iPad, or Apple Watch the official advice is that you should update them sooner rather than later. iOS 14.4.2, iPadOS 14.42, and watchOS 7.3.3 all fix an active vulnerability, Apple says, which it believes has already been exploited.

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Apple leak may help you plan your next iPad or MacBook purchase

Apple leak may help you plan your next iPad or MacBook purchase

If you're looking to buy a new iPad or MacBook in the near future, you might want to adjust your plans. A new note from analyst Ming-Chi Kuo suggests that the next iPad Pro will feature a Mini-LED display, and that said device will begin production in mid-to-late April. Kuo also said that two MacBook Pro models and one MacBook Air will have Mini LED technology in the next couple of years.

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Astropad studio for Windows turns iPads into drawing tablets

Astropad studio for Windows turns iPads into drawing tablets

In the earliest days of the iPad Pro, some developers have found ways to take advantage of the Apple Pencil and turn the tablet into something like a Wacom Cintiq for Macs and even some for Windows. With Apple's introduction of its own Sidecar utility, the likes of Duet Display and Astropad were almost threatened to become redundant but the latter has now made itself even more relevant by target another audience, ones that own an iPad but use a Windows PC instead of a Mac.

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The new iPad Pro with a 2021 release date tipped

The new iPad Pro with a 2021 release date tipped

A new set of iPad Pro devices will likely be released in the very near future, according to a new tip. The next iPad Pro is reported to roll will a two different display size iterations, one with an 11-inch display, the other with a 12.9-inch display. These devices will look very similar to their predecessors, coming here in 2021 with new processors and camera power, as well as a significantly upgraded sort of USB-C connection.

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iPad Pro in April could come with significant upgrades

iPad Pro in April could come with significant upgrades

Years ago, market analysts and tech pundits have declared tablets to be dead. They probably didn't foresee Apple reviving and then conquering that market with the release of the iPad Pro line. From a new tablet-oriented iPadOS to ditching Lightning for USB-C, Apple has been continuously redefining its iPads from top to bottom. The next iPad Pros will definitely fit the bill, at least according to this latest info dump, and it won't just be because of a mini LED display.

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Apple releases iOS 14.4.1 and macOS 11.2.3 – You should install them ASAP

Apple releases iOS 14.4.1 and macOS 11.2.3 – You should install them ASAP

Apple has released iOS 14.4.1, iPadOS 14.4.1, and macOS 11.2.3 today, an unexpected software drop for iPhone, iPad, and Macs that includes an important new security patch. The new software addresses a WebKit vulnerability, Apple says, which was highlighted to the Cupertino firm by researchers from Google and Microsoft.

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If this March Apple event leak is true, OnePlus has reason to worry

If this March Apple event leak is true, OnePlus has reason to worry

Now that March is here, we're getting into spring reveal event territory, and today we may have learned the date for the next Apple event. Assuming today's rumor turns out to be true, that event could just be a couple of weeks away. We're also hearing about the devices Apple might announce during this event, so thanks to think leak, we could already have a very good idea of what to expect from Apple's next event.

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Siri won’t set your music default in iOS 14.5 – it’s more complicated than that

Siri won’t set your music default in iOS 14.5 – it’s more complicated than that

Apple is not allowing iPhone users to set their music service of choice, despite suggestions of that from the iOS 14.5 beta, dashing hopes that Spotify, TIDAL, and others might be given equal footing with Apple Music. It wasn't long after the iOS 14.5 and iPadOS 14.5 betas were released in February before people started noticing that Siri was expressing more interest in their music service preferences.

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iPad mini Pro rumors start raising hopes and eyebrows

iPad mini Pro rumors start raising hopes and eyebrows

The iPad mini has remained relatively unchanged in almost half a decade, at least aside from spec upgrades and the admittedly surprising addition of Apple Pencil support. That, however, may finally change this year, as some tipsters and analysts, like the famed Ming-chi Kuo, believe that the iPad mini will look slightly different for the first time in a long while. Now a new rumor has sprung up and, while sketchy, it does seem to be generating some interest over an iPad mini Pro later this year.

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KeyMander 2 mobile adapter turns Apple TV, iPhone into gaming console

KeyMander 2 mobile adapter turns Apple TV, iPhone into gaming console

The folks at Kaliber Gaming, part of IOGear, revealed the Kaliber Gaming KeyMander 2 Mobile Keyboard/Mouse Adapter for Mobile Devices to the public today. This is just the latest in a line of "gaming control adapters" sold by the company. This piece of equipment allows you, the gamer, to use a keyboard and mouse on any iPhone, iPad, or Apple TV with Apple Arcade, Apple App Store games, and/or other game streaming services.

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Amazon GameOn clip recording app arrives on iOS App Store

Amazon GameOn clip recording app arrives on iOS App Store

Mobile gaming is a big and lucrative industry these days but few have tried to grow it beyond just the act of gaming. Social platforms around games exist on consoles and PCs but the very few that try to bring that on mobile mostly revolve around live streaming games only, something that only more hardcore gamers and personalities are keen on doing. Amazon is aiming to make that social aspect of gaming more accessible to everyone with its new GameOn platform that has finally arrived on iPhones and iPads months after it launched.

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