iPad Pro 2020 Features the iPhone 11 U1 Chip

· Andrew Orr · Product News

The U1 chip wasn’t mentioned at all in Apple’s press release of the iPad Pro 2020. But iPadOS 13.4 code suggests its existence.

Ten Years of iPad – TMO Daily Observations 2020-02-03

· Kelly Guimont · The Mac Observer's Daily Observations Podcast

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Andrew Orr and Bryan Chaffin join host Kelly Guimont to discuss a decade of iPad, how it surprised the Windows team, and how it has evolved.

A Brilliant Discussion of iPadOS Design Problems

· John Martellaro · Particle Debris

iPad Pro with USB-C Port

There are some major weaknesses in the human interface to iPadOS. In a very readable essay, Daring Fireball’s John Gruber explains in awesome detail.

Enter for Your Chance to Win an iPad Pro, Apple Pencil & Smart Keyboard

· Bryan Chaffin · TMO Deals

Check out the The iPad Pro Power User Bundle Giveaway Stack Commerce is running. If you enter and win, you’ll get an iPad Pro, Apple Pencil, and Smart Keyboard. Cool, right? To enter, all you have to do is sign up to get our daily deal emails, which I always like to point out you should do anyway.

Review: Twelve South’s BookBook Volume 2 for iPad

· Andrew Orr · Quick Look Review

Twelve South makes cases for Apple devices, and they were kind enough to send Andrew a BookBook volume 2 for his iPad Pro 11-inch. Here are his thoughts.

UAG Scout Series Case for iPad Pro Works With Smart Keyboard

· Andrew Orr · Cool Stuff Found

Soon after launching bands for the Apple Watch, UAG is also coming out with iPad Pro cases called UAG Scout Series. Most importantly, it works with Apple’s Smart Keyboard. The Scout series case secures both the device and accessory without interfering with the folio’s multiple viewing/typing positions to seamlessly move with the device. When not in use, the case securely holds the folio closed to maintain 360-degree protection, so you’re prepared for any adventure. Designed for dependability, Scout’s rugged clip provides added security to hold the Apple Pencil in place when charging/pairing with the device. In addition, UAG’s Scout series features feather-light construction, impact resistant core and easy access to all buttons and ports providing a smooth experience for all users. Price: US$49.95US$59.95

UAG Scout Series Case for iPad Pro Works With Smart Keyboard

Certain Apple Pencils Have a Weird Problem

· Andrew Orr · News

Apple Pencil

Apple recently updated its support page for the Apple Pencil, mentioning a weird problem some people have been experiencing.

Have You Seen iPad Screen Stuttering on Your Pro?

· Andrew Orr · Link

iPad screen stuttering is a growing concern among iPad Pro owners. Some 2017 and 2018 models may be affected. Juli Clover shares some reader stories.

Affected users have iPad Pro models that sometimes refuse to register touch gestures, stutter when scrolling, miss keystrokes, and have other similar issues. We here at MacRumors have not been able to replicate this issue, but the sheer number of complaints suggests something may be going on with the iPad Pro’s display.

I haven’t been able to replicate this issue either. *knocks on aluminum*

Behind the Scenes of iPad Pro Commercials

· Andrew Orr · Cool Stuff Found

A couple weeks ago Apple posted videos showing off different iPad Pro workflows. Today there is a new video offering a behind the scenes of those iPad Pro commercials. Each one started with “A new way to” and showed how the iPad Pro can be used in different ways. At the end of each video, it was revealed they were shot and edited with iPads, and Apple’s production team used apps like Procreate, Notability, FiLMiC Pro, LumaFusion, Keynote, Core Animator, and GarageBand.