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You can watch HDR movies on the new iPad Pro models - just not in HDR. (Source: Apple)

Apple fudging new iPad Pro HDR capabilities

Apple’s new iPad Pro tablets have received largely positive reviews. One area that has come in for praise is its display. However, although claiming users can watch HDR movies on the tablet, all is not quite what it seems.
2-in-1 devices were not included in the data. (Source:

Global tablet sales to fall; Huawei to make gains

A report from TrendForce has been published that forecasts the state of the tablet industry in 2019. Apple is expected to remain the leader in terms of market share, followed by Samsung, Huawei, Amazon, and Lenovo. However, it is ...
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Amazon will prevent unauthorized third-parties from selling Apple products through its online store

In a deal struck with Apple to begin selling the newest Apple products, Amazon has announced it will ban unauthorized third-party sellers from listing or selling Apple products through Amazon. While sellers can become an authoriz...
Koroy could completely bend the iPad out of shape by the end of his test. (Source: YouTube)

iPad Pro 2018 found to be remarkably fragile in drop/bend test

The EverythingApplePro YouTube channel's drop and bend test is an increasingly common staple of each new iPad release. This year, its host Filip Koroy found his optimism about the iPad Pro 2018's durability daunted as he put the 1...
iPad Pro 11 (2018)

Apple iPad Pro 11 (2018, WiFi, 64 GB) Tablet Review

Live Review – The new iPad Pro is here with a fresh redesign and wants to prove that it can handle a full working day. This promise comes with caveats though. We will be covering the smaller 11-inch version in this review.
Update: Display values and Speakers sections added.
Apple A12X Bionic | Apple A12X Bionic GPU | 11" | 468 g
Apple iPad Pro 12.9 (2018, LTE, 256 GB) Tablet Review

92% Apple iPad Pro 12.9 (2018, LTE, 256 GB) Tablet Review

Live review - The release of the third generation of Apple’s huge tablet has coincided with a complete redesign that shares more design cues with the new iPhone XS series than classic iPhones. Apple has equipped its most expensive tablet with its most powerful ARM SoC, Face ID, high volume storage options, support for a new Apple Pencil and much more including a massive markup in price.
Update: Connectivity, Software and Games sections added. Battery life table updated.
Apple A12X Bionic | Apple A12X Bionic GPU | 12.9" | 633 g
Apple lost its trillion-dollar value status today. (Source: AppleInsider)

Apple to cease sharing sales figures; stock prices fall

It has been reported that Apple will no longer provide detailed sales figures for its products in future financial reports, starting in Q1 2019. The Cupertino-based tech giant has just released its fourth quarter results; the quar...
Apple's mobile chips are closer than ever to Intel's mobility solutions. (Source: Apple)

Apple's latest iPad Pro tablets are almost as fast as a six-core MacBook Pro

Latest Geekbench results suggest that the A12X Bionic SoC is closer than ever to Intel's top mobility CPUs. The single-core scores are pretty tight, however, the gap in multi-core mode is more noticeable. Still the A12 only lags b...
Spotify shares were affected by less than completely positive earnings reports. (Source:

Spotify shares sank by 11% due to pessimistic earnings forecast

The shares of the company Spotify were down 11% at the start of today (November 1, 2018) due to a forecast that shows relatively poor fourth-quarter performance. In addition, Spotify is now reported to be committed to new investme...
Apple's love affair with dongles continues with the launch of its all-new USB-C to 3.5mm headphone jack adapter. (Source: Apple)

Apple launches a new dongle, this time for the USB-C iPad Pro

Apple has launched an all-new dongle alongside the launch of the new iPad Pro models. The latest dongle in Apple’s extensive selection of dongles available through its online and retail stores is a USB-C to 3.5mm headphone jack.
The iPad Pro 2018 comes in 11- and 12.9-inch screen variants. (Source: Apple)

The 2018 iPad Pro loses the headphone jack, but gains USB-C

The newest iPad Pro is a tablet with a much thinner chassis than its predecessor. However, this is because it no longer has a headphone jack. The iPad Pro 2018 also has USB type C, for improved transfer speeds and maybe more. Hope...
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Apple unveils new iPad Pro with smaller bezels and USB Type-C

Apple unveiled the new iPad Pro, and many of the rumors from the past year were accurate. The new iPad Pro brings a more powerful A12X bionic SoC, Face ID, and a switch from Lightning to USB-C. The iPad Pro starts at $799 for an 1...
New emojis in iOS 12.1 (Source: Apple Newsroom)

Apple unleashes iOS 12.1, Group FaceTime and new emojis in tow

Just as previously rumored, the new update for Apple's mobile operating system — iOS 12.1 — comes with Group FaceTime and a set of new emojis. In addition to these changes that target all compatible iPhones and iPads, the iPhone X...
Group FaceTime in action. (Source: Apple)

iOS 12.1 will unlock Dual SIM and Group FaceTime - but only for newer devices

The next upcoming update for iOS is now rumored to add Group FaceTime and dual SIM support to some phones. For some other, older models, however, only restricted forms of Group FaceTime are coming. Some others are not getting this...
Concept render of the 2018 iPad Pro. (Image source: iDownloadBlog)

Code snippet from iOS 12.1 beta all but confirms Face ID for iPad Pro

Buried in the latest iOS 12.1 beta code are instructions for users to hold their iPad in portrait orientation so that Face ID can be set up. If legitimate, this code would confirm rumors that Face ID is indeed coming to the next i...
The Apple iPad Mini 4 is only currently available with 128 GB storage. (Source: Apple)

Apple reportedly working on iPad Mini 5

A renowned supply chain analyst has predicted that Apple will soon update the iPad Mini series, with a fifth generation of the popular tablet possibly coming out in 2019. The iPad Mini 4 was released in 2015 and featured the now d...
OnePlus appears to be squarely in Apple's crosshairs these days. (Source: GadgetsNow)

OnePlus has changed the 6T's launch date - because of Apple

OnePlus had announced some time ago that its next product launch would take place in New York on October 30th. However, Apple has just taken that same date to release the new Macs and iPad Pro. The Chinese company has responded by...
Adobe Photoshop CC will soon be available on the iPad. (Source: Adobe)

Adobe MAX 2018 | Adobe announces full Photoshop CC for the iPad

At its MAX 2018 event today, Adobe announced that it is bringing the power of desktop Photoshop CC to the iPad. The new Photoshop CC for iPad is completely redesigned for a touch-first experience and enables all functionality foun...
The iPad Pro line may be refreshed with a super-thin 2018 model without many ports. (Source: Apple)

Next iPad yet again rumored to sacrifice 3.5mm jack for slimness

The next Apple tablet, which is likely to be the 2018 iPad Pro, may be even thinner than its predecessor. So thin, in fact, that it will not be able to accommodate the headphone jack any more. This leak comes from a relatively unk...
Image source: Chucklefish blog

Farmer in my Pocket: Stardew Valley is coming to iOS October 24, Android port will follow soon

The uber-popular indie farming simulator Stardew Valley is getting an iOS port this month. The title is up for pre-order on the Apple App Store now and will be available for download October 24 for US$7.99. An Android port will be...
Concept art of what may be the 2018 iPad Pro. (Image source: iDownloadBlog)

The rumored 2018 iPad Pro will have an edge-to-edge display, Face ID, and more

With rumors swirling around a possible iPad Pro announcement later this month, 9to5Mac has reported new features supposedly coming to Apple's upcoming tablet refresh. Citing sources familiar with the development of the iPad Pro, t...
Cables, cables everywhere - but for how long? (Source: Electricals4Dummies)

Cable-based connectivity set to be worth US$34 billion in 5 years

The wired interface market - which encompasses all types of USB cable, as well as others (e.g. Thunderbolt or HDMI) - is estimated to have a compound annual growth rate of 6.2% well into the next decade. However, it appears that t...
Image source: 9to5Mac

Code buried in iOS 12.1 heavily implies that new iPads are coming this year

Code discovered in the Setup app for iOS 12.1 references a device called "iPad2018Fall," This, combined with other rumors of upcoming features that make sense for an iPad, all but confirm that new Apple tablets are coming in the n...
All images via Apple

iOS 12 is here, bringing performance improvements, AR features, Siri Shortcuts, and more

Apple release iOS 12 today as a free update. The new version of Apple's mobile OS includes better AR support, automation via Siri, and performance optimizations. The update largely feels like Apple playing catch up with Android, w...
New predictions concerning the next iPad Pro indicate that it will dump the Lightning port. (Source:

Ming-Chi Kuo: Next iPad Pro will trade Lightning for USB-C

The respected technology analyst, Ming-Chi Kuo, is on record with yet another prediction for upcoming Apple devices. This time it's the iPad Pro, which, Kuo projects, will lose the Lightning port this year. Instead, it will use US...
10th anniversary version of Chrome comes with many new features. (Source: BGR)

Google celebrates Chrome's 10th anniversary with fresh new version

Google is celebrating its 10th anniversary of Chrome with the release of a considerable update (Chrome 69) for the browser. It features a substantial UI redesign, as well as a new password generator. This version will be available...
The new renders reveal thinner bezels and a slimmer profile. (Source: MySmartPrices)

New renders and specs for the iPad Pro 2018 models emerge

Apple will officially reveal the new iPad Pro models on September 12, but some high-resolution CAD renders already got leaked, confirming the rumored thin bezels and lack of audio jack. These new models will not integrate the rumo...
Siri, Apple's voice assistant, may be able to distinguish between user voices in the future. (Source:

Recent Apple patent could allow Siri to recognize multiple different users

Apple has filed a patent that may contribute to the voice assistant Siri's functionality in the future. It may impart the ability to recognize different voices and attribute them to corresponding users on new versions of the softw...
WhatsApp will no longer take up Google Drive space as of November 2018. (Source: Google Play Store)

WhatsApp backups will no longer take up Google cloud storage

WhatsApp has distinguished itself among messaging apps through its ability to eat your storage. However, a new agreement between the Facebook subsidiary and Google mean that WhatsAapp backups will no longer clog up space on the Dr...
Minecraft: Education Edition on Apple iPad tablet, launch scheduled for September 2018 (Source: Microsoft EDU)

Minecraft: Education Edition coming to iPads next month

The Minecraft: Education Edition community now consists of over 35 million licensed teachers and students in 115 countries, so it is not surprising that Microsoft is finally bringing this game to the iPad. Schools licensed through...
The Apple Store in Amsterdam where the iPad explosion occurred. (Source: AT5 News)

iPad explodes in an Apple Store in Amsterdam

An iPad exploded in the Apple Store in Amsterdam on Sunday possibly due to an overheated battery. Luckily no one was injured but some of the staff are being treated in a local hospital for respiratory complications.
The EU might compel Apple to switch to more universal connector standards such as USB-C. (Source: Lifewire)

EU Commission might go after Apple's Lightning Connector

The European Union is looking into the current fragmentation in smartphone connectors and has setup an inquiry to see if a single connector type can be mandated across all smartphones. While the issue of multiple plugs is almost p...
The new 'iPhone' icon found in the beta code. (Source: Twitter)

iOS 12 beta code yields another possible leak: a new phone this time

A developer has turned up yet another icon that may represent another new Apple device. This one may correspond to the putative iPhone XI Plus. It may also be l...
Apple A11 Bionic | Apple A11 Bionic GPU | 5.8" | 174 g
Hidden iPad icon in iOS 12 beta shows next iPad design. (Source: 9to5 Mac)

iOS 12 beta icon spills the beans on next iPad design

A hidden asset in the latest iOS 12 beta appears to confirm rumors about the next-generation iPads from Apple. The icon shows an iPad that has much thinner bezels and no Home button, which aligns with leaked details about the devi...
The 2018 Apple iPad Pro will have much slimmer bezels. (Source: Macotakara)

Upcoming Apple iPad Pros to sport slimmer bezels and ditch the headphone jack

If reports are to go by, the upcoming 12.9-inch and 10.5-inch Apple iPad Pros are all set to go almost bezel-less. These iPad Pros will also be getting the Face ID feature and in all likelihood, will be ditching the 3.5mm headphon...
Image: Apple

First public beta of iOS 12 released

Apple just released the first public Beta of iOS 12. Committed Apple users can download the Beta for free from Apple's site, but be warned - as beta software, there are quite a few bugs still being worked out. Still, this is the o...
All images via Apple

WWDC 2018 | Apple debuts iOS 12 (which feels behind the curve)

The latest version of Apple's mobile operating system, iOS 12, refines a few existing features while introducing few new ones. All said, iOS 12 is exciting for the Apple fanbase, but it seems like the iPhone is playing catch-up to...
Mr. Google, I don't feel so good...

Update: The "Tablets" tab is back | Google silently exits the tablet market

Google silently removed the Tablets heading on the Android website, indicating that the tech behemoth may no longer push development for tablet features. This could be another sign that Google is planning on merging ChromeOS and A...
The Surface RT. (Image: Microsoft)

Microsoft rumored to soon make low-cost Surface tablets with USB Type-C to rival the iPad

Rumors are flying concerning Microsoft's Surface line, speculating that the Redmond regent may soon produce another low-cost Surface tablet to compete directly against Apple's iPad. If true, the budget Surface will feature a 10-in...
Samsung falls flat in latest quarterly tablet shipments (Image source: Apple)

Samsung and Amazon fall flat in latest quarterly tablet shipments

The slate tablet continues to sink while detachables steadily grow to take its place. Apple, Samsung, and Huawei were collectively responsible for over 55 percent of all tablets sold worldwide during the first quarter of 2018. Con...
Apple's iPhone X has sold well despite rumors to the contrary. (Source: Apple)

Apple Q2 results silence iPhone X critics with US$61B in revenue

Despite concerns that Apple might miss its targets for the quarter, the company has instead returned record numbers for its fiscal Q2. The Cupertino giant raked in a net profit of US$13.8B for the quarter on gross revenue of US$61...
Recent Apple leaks have included details about the iPhone 8, iPhone X, and iOS 11's gold master code. (Source: Technologizer)

Apple memo about leaks gets leaked

An internal memo warning Apple employees about the consequences of leaking information has been leaked. The tech giant has suffered from a considerable number of leaks in the past, and the memo warns that leakers face losing their...
Luminescence shock avoidance technology could also potentially save battery power. (Source: Gadget Hacks)

Apple patent deals with luminescence shock

The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has published a patent application for “Luminescence shock avoidance in display devices” that was filed by Apple in December 2017. Luminescence shock occurs when a device is tu...
Image: Apple

Apple will release an updated Mac Pro desktop in 2019, and it will be a complete redesign

In an event hosted for creative professionals earlier today, Apple executives clarified that the new Mac Pro desktop will indeed be released in 2019. In a somewhat surprising move, Apple will be working with professionals outside ...
Over one-quarter of all tablets shipped are Apple iPads (Image source: Apple)

Over one-quarter of all tablets shipped are Apple iPads

Analysts are skeptical that the new 2018 9.7-inch iPad with A10 Fusion SoC will be as successful as the last generation iPads. Apple is predicted to lose 0.8 percent of the tablet market YoY while Amazon and Huawei can gain as muc...
The Logitech Rugged 2 Combo case comes with a holder for the Logitech Crayon or Apple Pencil. (Source: Logitech)

Logitech reveals new accessories for sixth-generation iPad

Swiss computer-accessory manufacturer Logitech has announced a couple of new items specifically designed for the just-released sixth-generation iPad. Firstly, there is a stylus called the Logitech Crayon Digital Pencil that offers...
Apple March 2018 launch event teaser Let's take a field trip

Apple confirms March 27 event, we should get ready for new iPads

The official invite that Apple has recently sent out contains the headline "Let's take a field trip." and the location of the March 27 event makes it all clear. The new Apple products will be unveiled at the Lane Tech College Prep...
Fortnite follows PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds into the mobile space. (Source: Epic Games)

Fortnite Battle Royale has come to mobile devices, cross-play support in tow

Fortnite Battle Royale's popularity has skyrocketed of recent, and it's sure to grow even further, with Epic Games confirming that the battle royale shooter is coming to both iOS and Android, and with cross-play support across all...
It is possible Apple will bring Face ID to an iPad refresh. (Source: Wired)

Could two new Apple iPads be coming soon?

Apple has made an international regulatory filing with the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) that suggests the company is preparing to release two new products in the iPad line-up. The filing lists two tablets with model numbers ...
A sneak peak at split-screen for Android apps on Chrome OS. (Source: 9to5 Google)

Chrome OS gets split-screen mode on Canary channel

Google is priming Chrome OS to compete directly with Apple's iPad in the tablet space, if the latest update to the Chrome OS on its alpha build Canary channel is any indication. The latest update allows users to run Android apps i...

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