iOS 11 brings systemwide drag and drop functionality to the iPad. If you can touch it, you can probably drag it. You can drag any kind of content, text, links and even files between different apps. This works across apps and with multiple files (including multiple file types).
For iPad Pro and Apple Pencil users, Apple Notes as a note taking and brainstorming tool just got a whole lot better. iOS 11 lets you draw anywhere in a note. You can instantly draw anywhere on an image. But what’s possibly the most interesting is the new Line & Grids section for background paper styles.
A new report from Fast Company details why even two years after its launch, Apple’s Smart Connector for the iPad has failed to take off among accessory makers. Apple first debuted the Smart Connector with the 12.9-inch iPad Pro almost two years ago. Since then, only four accessories have hit the market which make use of the connector.
iOS 11 adds more productivity-focused features in iOS. If you’re already using the iPad for getting work done, iOS 11 removes a lot of friction points. If you’re looking for a change, and your work doesn’t require you to absolutely adhere to the macOS platform, the new iPad Pros running on iOS 11 might just be enough to tempt you over.
At WWDC 2017 earlier this month, Apple unveiled the 10.5-inch iPad Pro and a refreshed 12.9-inch iPad Pro featuring its latest A10X chip. In typical Apple fashion, the company only provided some benchmark numbers of its new chip and did not provide any technical details about it.
Apple’s CEO, Tim Cook, probably has a pretty busy schedule on a day-to-day basis, with a lot to do, even when it looks like he’s just traveling and stopping in to local Apple retail sites across the globe.
The 2nd generation of iPad Pros (2017) are now shipping. And this time, both models are identical except for the screen size. This is a much-appreciated change from the previous generation. Now, you just need to decide how big of an iPad Pro you need and you’re not making any other tradeoffs. The 9.7 inch iPad Pro is replaced by a new size – 10.5 inches. The new mainstream iPad Pro has thinner bezels but still maintains the same weight and thinness.
Turns out that Apple created a near-perfect tablet with the 10.5-inch iPad Pro.
Earlier this month Apple officially announced the 10.5-inch iPad Pro, which effectively replaces the 9.7-inch variant and offers up some pretty noteworthy improvements at the same time.