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These are the best cases for 2018 iPad Pros

05/20/2019, 01:05 pm

These are the best cases for the 2018 lineup of iPad Pros running the gamut from ultra-protective, thin and minimalist, to those that integrated keyboards.

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Which to buy - Apple Smart Keyboard Folio vs Logitech Slim Folio Pro

04/25/2019, 01:04 pm

With the introduction of the Logitech Slim Folio Pro, iPad Pro owners now have a second option to Apple's Smart Keyboard. For the $50 savings Logitech provides, many will consider it -- but which one should you go with?

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These are the best features in the 2019 iPad Air

04/02/2019, 12:04 pm

Apple's iPad Air has finally been updated after several years, and with that update, there are a couple of new features that we're really excited about. AppleInsider walks you through our top features of the 2019 iPad Air.

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Apple blowout deals: 2018 Macs from $999; $99 Smart Keyboard for 9.7" iPad Pro; $249 AirPort Time Capsule (2TB)

02/24/2019, 04:02 pm

Month-end markdowns are in effect now at Adorama, and the savings extend to both Macs and accessories. Pick up Apple's Smart Keyboard for the 9.7" iPad Pro for just $99 -- or grab the 2TB AirPort Time Capsule for $249.95 with promo code. Current 2018 MacBook Airs, Mac minis and 13" and 15" MacBook Pros are also up to $300 off with no tax outside NY and NJ.

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Imminent iPad, iPad mini refresh appears to include Smart Keyboard support

01/29/2019, 03:01 pm

The next revision of the iPad may include support for a Smart Keyboard in addition to the Apple Pencil, according to prominent Apple developer Steve Troughton-Smith, suggesting that the new device will lean more towards the iPad Pro than previous models.

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iPad Pro 12.9-inch review: Putting Apple's 'pro' claim to the test

11/16/2018, 01:11 pm

Is the iPad Pro really a pro device? Apple seems to think so, but that is the question we set out to answer while looking at the new 12.9-inch iPad Pro by putting Apple's biggest and priciest tablet yet into the center of our professional workflow.

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Review: Apple's Smart Keyboard Folio is the best option for the iPad Pro, but has too many compromises

11/14/2018, 11:11 am

Apple's iPad Pro wasn't the only hardware to receive a major redesign at Apple October event. The iPad Pro Smart Keyboard did too, plus a rebrand ending up in what is now called the Smart Keyboard Folio. After endless hours of tapping away, Apple's iPad keyboard is still the best, but has far too many compromises for our liking.

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Apple offers up extended repair program for defective iPad Pro Smart Keyboards

04/13/2018, 01:04 pm

To deal with problems encountered by some owners, Apple has launched a three-year extended repair program for the first-generation iPad Pro Smart Keyboard, AppleInsider can confirm.

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Review: Logitech Slim Combo Smart Connector keyboard for Apple's 10.5" iPad Pro

06/27/2017, 12:06 pm

Logitech's Slim Combo keyboard for the 10.5-inch iPad Pro is a welcome addition to Apple's limited Smart Connector accessory lineup, and a good option for someone who wants to use their tablet as a traditional laptop replacement. The design is largely a mixed bag, however, that will appeal to some and turn away others.

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Review: Apple's 2017 10.5" iPad Pro stuns with 120Hz ProMotion display

06/17/2017, 12:06 pm

Apple's new 10.5-inch iPad Pro takes a device that was already a best-in-class tablet and makes it even better, headlined by a larger display with a stunning 120Hz refresh rate. But with a $649 starting price, Apple cuts just a few too many corners for our liking, especially when compared to the value proposition of the recently released $329 9.7-inch iPad.

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Apple offers free iPad Pro Smart Keyboard repairs in wake of 'functional issues'

05/08/2017, 10:05 am

In light of several technical problems the accessory is having, Apple is reportedly offering a free, three-year repair program for the iPad Pro's Smart Keyboard.

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Microsoft ad says Apple's iPad Pro Smart Keyboard doesn't make it a real computer

08/16/2016, 12:08 pm

In a new ad pushing its Surface Pro tablet hybrid, Microsoft takes direct shots at the iPad Pro, referencing Apple's new "What's a Computer?" ad just two weeks after it began airing.

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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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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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Alleged 'iPad Air 3' case suggests Smart Connector coming to Apple's 9.7-inch tablet

01/31/2016, 01:01 pm

Many of the features introduced in last year's iPad Pro, including the new Smart Connector magnetic port and four-speaker array, may be coming toon to the third-generation iPad Air, if third-party cases being manufactured in China are accurate.

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Teardown of iPad Pro Smart Keyboard shows conductive fabric, MacBook-based key design

11/24/2015, 09:11 am

A teardown of Apple's Smart Keyboard accessory, published on Tuesday, shows some of the advanced technology underneath including conductive fabric, and a key design borrowed from the 12-inch Retina MacBook.

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Apple CEO Tim Cook says he travels with just an iPad Pro and iPhone

11/09/2015, 02:11 pm

On a tour to promote this week's launch of the iPad Pro, Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook said the new 12.9-inch tablet, as well as the iPhone, paired with an Apple Watch, are the only products he is traveling with.

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Rumor pegs Nov. 11 launch date for Apple's iPad Pro & accessories

10/30/2015, 03:10 pm

Apple is targeting a Nov. 11 launch date for the iPad Pro, including its Apple Pencil and Smart Keyboard accessories, a report said on Friday.

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iPad Pro, Apple Pencil pass FCC scrutiny, Smart Keyboard to use US English only at launch

10/16/2015, 11:10 am

The iPad Pro and the Apple Pencil have both won approval from the U.S. Federal Communications Commission, clearing the way for the products' anticipated November launch. People wanting the Smart Keyboard case, meanwhile, will reportedly be limited to a single language option.

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This week on AppleInsider: New iPhones, new iPads, new Apple TV, new everything

09/12/2015, 06:09 am

There was of course one overriding theme this week: Apple's Sept. 9 press event, where it unveiled new iPhones, the iPad Pro, and a fourth-generation Apple TV. There was far more to unpack than just those devices, however.

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