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Topic: iPad Pro

Apple issues firmware update for iPad Pro Smart Keyboard

02/24/2016, 09:02 am

Owners of Apple's Smart Keyboard for iPad Pro were issued an over-the-air firmware update for the accessory this week, utilizing the two-way data transfer capabilities of the magnetic Smart Connector.

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Apple Pencil UI navigation functions to return in next iOS 9.3 beta, Apple says

02/23/2016, 04:02 pm

Responding to concerns over the crippling of Apple Pencil of usability features in iOS 9.3 beta, namely the ability to navigate iPad Pro's user interface, Apple on Tuesday confirmed such functionality will be restored in the next beta build.

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iPad Pro could use much faster 29W charging, if Apple allows USB 3 Lightning cables

02/12/2016, 11:02 am

The USB 3 capable Lightning port on Apple's iPad Pro could use an incoming charge of up to 29 watts, matching the abilities of Apple's 12-inch MacBook. But without any USB 3 Lightning cables yet available on the market, this power remains untapped for now.

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The best Smart Connector keyboard for iPad Pro: Apple Smart Keyboard vs. Logitech Create

02/06/2016, 06:02 pm

The first two Smart Connector accessories for iPad Pro offer very different keyboard style experiences, each addressing two different types of tablet users. But which keyboard is best, Apple's Smart Keyboard or Logitech's Create? AppleInsider breaks down which accessory is best for you.

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Apple's iPad Pro outsold Microsoft's entire Surface lineup over the holidays

02/01/2016, 12:02 pm

Consumers have apparently taken a liking to the iPad Pro following its November release, as new data suggests that Apple moved nearly half a million more of the jumbo tablets alone than Microsoft did of its entire Surface lineup.

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Latest iOS 9.3 beta enables accessory firmware updates via iPad Pro Smart Connector

01/28/2016, 11:01 am

The second beta of iOS 9.3 allows iPad Pro owners to update the firmware on some accessories by way of the Smart Connector, AppleInsider can confirm.

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Bug or conscious change? Apple Pencil for iPad Pro gets gimped by iOS 9.3 betas

01/28/2016, 10:01 am

The first two beta releases of iOS 9.3 have severely limited the navigation capabilities of the Apple Pencil on iPad Pro. Whether this was an intentional readjustment of the accessory's functionality to make it less stylus-like, or simply a bug in pre-release software, remains to be seen.

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Mini takes lead in US iPad sales as iPad Pro jumps in at 12 percent, survey data says

01/21/2016, 01:01 pm

The split of U.S. iPad sales is now weighted in favor of the iPad mini, although the iPad Pro captured a "meaningful" 12 percent share during the December quarter, according to a survey compiled by Consumer Intelligence Research Partners.

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Apple updates Logic Remote with new iPhone and iPad Pro interfaces

01/20/2016, 04:01 pm

Continuing a string of music-related updates, Apple on Wednesday released a new version of Logic Remote, upgrading the app with support for the iPhone and the iPad Pro.

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Microsoft rep pans iPad Pro, says Apple's tablet is 'always going to be a companion device'

01/12/2016, 12:01 pm

Apple's foray into large-format touchscreen productivity is by its very nature incapable of being the same kind of standalone workhorse as Microsoft's Surface line, a spokesperson for the Redmond-based company said this week.

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Apple Pencil's 'incredible' design packs 15 semiconductors into small space

01/05/2016, 03:01 pm

Though the Apple Pencil is simple on the outside, the inner workings of the iPad Pro stylus are a major technological achievement, a new analysis from the silicon experts at Chipworks has found.

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Apple to host artistic iPhone photography & iPad illustration workshops at retail stores

12/30/2015, 10:12 am

Apple is beginning a new series of retail workshops meant to teach its customers more artistic skills, not just technical ones, according to an announcement.

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Apple TV, Apple Watch hottest holiday gifts for AppleInsider readers

12/28/2015, 07:12 pm

The results of AppleInsider's holiday survey are in, and the hottest Apple gifts for the 2015 holiday season, as selected by you the reader, were Apple TV, Apple Watch and Apple accessories.

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Apple devices account for 49% of all new activations during Christmas

12/28/2015, 06:12 pm

Apple dominated the holiday gift giving season, according to a recent study that found iPhones and iPads in aggregate comprised 49.1 percent of new device activations in the week leading up to Christmas.

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IBM hits 100 MobileFirst iOS apps for enterprise, plans iPad Pro development

12/16/2015, 10:12 am

IBM on Wednesday announced its 100th MobileFirst iOS app developed in conjunction with Apple, while also promising to develop for Apple's latest iOS device, the iPad Pro.

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iPhone 6s leads top consumer tech searches in Google's 2015 'Year in Search'

12/16/2015, 09:12 am

The iPhone 6s was the most searched-for consumer technology item this year in Google's annual Year in Search rankings, published on Wednesday, though Apple did have competition from companies like Samsung and LG.

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Otterbox debuts $130 Defender case for iPad Pro, new Air 2 and Mini 4 cases

12/15/2015, 05:12 pm

Accessory maker Otterbox launched three new iPad cases on Tuesday, most notably an iPad Pro version of its rugged Defender case, costing a whopping $129.95.

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This week on AppleInsider: March event rumors, streaming TV on 'hold,' Smart Battery Case hoopla & more

12/12/2015, 05:12 am

Even with the Christmas break rapidly approaching, news actually picked up this week thanks to new releases, a possible Apple Watch event in March, and the company giving up on launching a streaming TV service -- at least for the time being.

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Pixelmator gains Apple Pencil, 3D Touch support in latest update

12/10/2015, 06:12 am

Popular iOS image editor Pixelmator was updated on Thursday to support Apple's latest hardware, including iPad Pro optimization with full Apple Pencil compatibility and 3D Touch integration for iPhone 6s.

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iOS 9.2 update should fix iPad Pro blackouts, Apple says

12/09/2015, 09:12 am

Installing the iOS 9.2 update should solve a problem with the iPad Pro causing the tablet to suddenly go black and fail to respond to touch or button input, Apple said in an updated support document.

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