Apple's new adapter is only intended to connect a first-generation Apple Pencil to the new iPad, it can't be used to let the older Pencil work with iPad Pro models designed to have the second-generation one.
If you're looking for Thunderbolt 4-compatible hubs and docks so that you can add more connectivity to your Mac, we've curated some of the best docking and port-expanding accessories currently on the market.
While graphics tablets are the standard tool of the trade for digital artists, the Apple Pencil and iPad Pro could be considered an all-in-one package that combines the peripheral and a computer into one easily carriable device. Here's one artist's opinion on Apple's stylus and tablet, and how it could impact their workflow.
Apple builds products that last, and many users have iPads that still work but no longer can handle the resource-heavy iPadOS 16. Although it isn't obvious, there's a way to download old versions of apps that function on your iPad.
Straightforward to set up and easy to use, the IOGear 2-port KVM is an inexpensive solution to controlling two computers with one keyboard, mouse and audio. But you do have to pick your model carefully.