M1 iPad Pro, 24-inch iMac, and Apple Podcast Subscriptions on the AppleInsider podcast
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Diving in-depth on the M1 iPad Pro, the redesigned iMac, and exactly what Apple Podcast Subscriptions means for creators.
The new iPad Pro, powered by the M1, is now one of the most powerful devices in Apple's lineup. Buyers will be able to pre-order the device on April 30 and actually upgrade its configuration to match the M1 MacBook Pro.
With all that power, Apple needs to follow this impressive device with an updated iPadOS to match. We discuss what we hope WWDC brings in professional apps like Final Cut Pro, as well as the pricing configurations of both the 11-inch and 12.9-inch iPad Pro.
Apple gave an even more significant redesign to the 24-inch iMac, which is now also powered by the M1 chip. Innovative features include a magnetic braided power cable, redesigned speakers that boast Spatial Audio, improved 1080p FaceTime camera, and the iMac comes in seven colors. Unlike previous renders, though, the 24-inch iMac still has a noticeable chin on the front and a white border surrounds the display, which is getting a mixed response.
AirTag is now available for purchase from Apple's website at $29, or a pack of four can be bought for $99. Early reviews are out and Apple has provided more information on their anti-stalking features.
As podcast creators, we describe Apple's new Podcast Subscription platform in-depth and what it means for the industry. Apple's tools for creating and hosting a podcast may benefit those just starting out, but exclusive-content shows will be locked to the Apple Podcast app.
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Links from the show
- Apple unveils new 12.9-inch iPad Pro with mini LED Liquid Retina XDR display
- Apple confirms Center Stage will work with rival video conference apps
- M1 chip and Thunderbolt come to Apple's 11-inch iPad Pro
- Black 12.9-inch Magic Keyboard for iPad Pro listed as 'new,' unavailable to order
- Apple debuts colorful 24-inch iMac with M1, upgraded camera and audio
- Apple launches new wireless Magic Keyboard for Mac with Touch ID
- Apple's new iMac comes with color-matched accessories, braided cords
- Touch ID on iMac's Magic Keyboard won't work with iPad Pro
- Apple now allows AppleCare+ for Mac to continue beyond three years
- Apple launches new Apple TV 4K with A12 Bionic CPU, redesigned Siri remote
- New Siri Remote lacks U1 chip for precise Find My integration
- New 2nd-gen Siri Remote backward compatible with older Apple TVs, available for $59
- Apple's AirTag helps you keep track of your things for $29 each, $99 in a four-pack
- The Future of Apple Podcasts | Nathan Gathright
- Marco Arment on Apple Podcast Subscriptions
- Apple to take reported 30% cut from podcast subscriptions
- Apple announces subscription Podcast service
- Apple Card Family expands availability to spouses, children over 13
- iOS 14.5, iPadOS 14.5 coming 'next week,' Apple says
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