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Looking back at 10 years of the iPad, Apple's revolutionary tablet

04/03/2020, 12:04 pm

On April 3, 2010, the iPad wasn't really an iPhone and not quite a Mac. The latest iPads blend the best of both worlds -- and that's been an evolution a decade in the making.

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Apple patches vulnerability where iPhone & MacBook cameras could be hijacked

04/03/2020, 09:04 am

An ethical "white-hat" hacker exploited Apple's own apps in December to show how a malicious website could gain unrestricted access to a user's camera and microphone without consent using flaws that have since been patched.

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Zoom security, iPad Pro 2020, Apple acquires Dark Sky & more on the AppleInsider Podcast

04/03/2020, 07:04 am

This week on the AppleInsider Podcast, Andrew details how the 2020 iPad Pro compares to previous models, we explore Zoom's many privacy issues and its shady install process, Apple buys the Dark Sky weather app and what it all means, and we debate Apple Sherlocking third-party apps.

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Apple wants an iPhone that doesn't just survive underwater, but is usable there

04/02/2020, 12:04 pm

Future iPads and iPhones could adapt to actually being used underwater, and a new way to sense orientation using the Face ID camera could see display rotation guided by the angle of your face in relation to the device.

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Compared: 2017 iPad Pro versus 2020 iPad Pro

04/02/2020, 12:04 pm

Apple's 2020 iPad Pro lineup may not be that big a difference from the 2018 revision -- but there is a much wider gap if you go back to the 2017 model. We compare Apple's newest pro tablet to the popular 2017 line to see how much difference three years can make.

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iPad, iPad mini, or iPad Pro -- which iPad to buy in 2020

04/01/2020, 02:04 pm

Apple's iPad lineup is more varied than ever with options at every size and price point. To help make the task of deciding easier, AppleInsider breaks down all of Apple's iPad offerings to see which model fits best for any given user.

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'Jamf Parent' watchOS app targeted at monitoring remote learners

04/01/2020, 01:04 pm

The new Jamf Parent app ties in with existing Jamf suites and gives parents real-time management over school-issued devices that may be at home now.

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Russia ban on iPhones, computers without government mandated apps postponed

03/31/2020, 06:03 am

New legislation in Russia that will mandates all smartphones, computers and smart televisions to have Russian-made software pre-installed has been postponed, with provisions not kicking in until January 2021.

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What you get for $500 -- iPad, iPad Air, iPad mini versus Mac mini, MacBook Air and MacBook Pro

03/30/2020, 03:03 pm

You can still buy Apple gear when you're on a budget, but you need to make more careful choices -- and also know exactly where to look.

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Comparing the 11-inch versus 12.9-inch 2020 iPad Pro

03/29/2020, 04:03 pm

The new 2020 iPad Pros are powerful, stunning, and better than ever. We take a closer look at both sizes of the 2020 iPad Pro to see what the differences are in specs as well as what it is really like to use the larger or smaller versions.

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Review: Brydge Pro+ keyboard & trackpad both helped & hindered by iPadOS

03/29/2020, 08:03 am

The Brydge Pro+ is an all-aluminum keyboard and trackpad designed specifically for the 2018 and 2020 iPad Pros. While the hardware is in the right place, the changes in iPadOS 13.4 have left us wanting a bit more for this otherwise excellent accessory.

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Two iPhones and iPad used for NBC 'Today Show' outside broadcast

03/28/2020, 04:03 pm

The iPhone has shown its usefulness in one unusual work-from-home situation, with NBC Today Show host Al Roker revealing the use of two iPhones and an iPad as part of his remote broadcasting setup.

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Second 2020 iPad teardown shows how LiDAR differs from Face ID

03/28/2020, 10:03 am

A second teardown of the new 12.9-inch iPad Pro has shown the insides of the latest model are quite similar to that of the previous incarnation, while a demonstration of the LiDAR addition reveals it isn't going to offer the same level of sensitivity as the TrueDepth camera array.

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What you get for $1000 -- Mac mini & MacBook Air versus iPad Pro

03/27/2020, 01:03 pm

If you're in the market for a new Apple device and you're working on a budget, you may have more options than you think. Here is our helpful guide on how you can get the most bang for your buck.

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Apple releases COVID-19 app, website based on CDC guidance

03/27/2020, 12:03 pm

Apple has launched a new app, and a website, with resources to help people stay informed, and take the proper steps to protect their health during the spread of COVID-19.

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Review: 2020 iPad Pro is more about future software than the hardware gains today

03/27/2020, 10:03 am

The new 2020 iPad Pro is slightly more powerful than ever, and that minor spec upgrade that it got this time around, it is now more about what can happen with software down the road than hardware improvements today.

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iPad Pro, iPadOS & iOS 13.4 with trackpad support and more on the AppleInsider Podcast

03/27/2020, 08:03 am

This week on the AppleInsider Podcast, hosts Stephen Robles and William Gallagher discuss the new mouse and trackpad support in iPadOS 13.4, new iPad Pro benchmarks, iCloud folder sharing, Face ID coming to the Mac, and tips for live streaming from home.

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Apple's A12Z Bionic chip could be a re-binned A12X

03/26/2020, 07:03 pm

Apple introduced the A12Z Bionic as a brand new processor with the launch of iPad Pro, but a new report claims the system-on-chip is simply a rebadged A12X that activates a previously disabled GPU core.

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Hands on: Apple's 2020 iPad Pro nails the user experience

03/26/2020, 01:03 pm

Much has been written about the 2020 iPad Pro's new features. Now that we've experienced them for some time we can dive in deeper to test out these enhancements to see exactly how they will impact your use of Apple's newest pro tablet.

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Why iPad Pro's LiDAR is a big step for Apple in computer vision and AR

03/26/2020, 11:03 am

The new LiDAR camera sensor that debuted in Apple's latest iPad Pro this week is an enhancement upon the depth sensing TrueDepth front-facing imaging array that first made its appearance on iPhone X in late 2017. This year as it arrives on iPhone 12, LiDAR appears to set to achieve a massive installed base of tens of millions of users. Here's why that's important.

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