Apple has been granted 53 new patents by the U.S Patent and Trademark Office. One of the most interesting patents pertains to a fabric-based keyboard that supports gestures. The new keyboard is likely to succeed in the current crop of Smart Keyboard Folio and the gesture feature will be an addition.
Apple has been touting the iPad Pro as a full-fledged computer. While it is not entirely wrong, the iPad still faces some issues with its form factor. Apple has fixed one of the biggest shortcomings by launching iPadOS. A Kickstarter project is aiming at helping artists get a feel of an actual pen and paper on iPad with a specially made stand.
Zagg has launched a new keyboard case for iPad mini 5. The new case comes with backlit keyboard, 180-degree viewing angle and offers a battery life of up to two-years. The company is already offering a similar styled keyboard case for 9.7-inch iPads.
Apple is trying hard to position the iPad as a full-fledged mobile computing solution. This year the company has unveiled iPadOS, the new operating system that is aimed at bringing desktop-class apps to iPad. That being said, Apple has not done much ergonomically and this is where the MagicDock Kickstarter project comes into the picture.
At some point in the (near) future, Apple is going to launch iOS 12.2 into the wild. And with it, at least one new stylus will get support for one of Apple’s newer devices.
An iPad Pro is built to serve all purpose, be it entertainment or work. It is a super-efficient device to have. Despite its versatility and a stellar selection of pro apps, it still requires some catalysts to increase its productivity, especially when you use it as replacement of a laptop for professional purposes.
This year’s Consumer Electronics Show has officially kicked off, which means there are more new accessory announcements than you can shake a stick at.
Dongle life is either something you’ve accepted or avoided, and if you happen to be in the former camp HyperDrive has a hub just for you and your new iPad Pro.