The new iPad Pro runs on Apple’s 8-core M1 system on a chip. It now supports Thunderbolt and adds studio-quality mics, an ultra-wide FaceTime camera, and more. Notably, the 12.9″ model is getting Pro Display XDR tech, previously only in Apple’s $5000 display. Local storage now maxes out at 2TB, and cellular models get 5G.
Designed for the iPad Pro 11″/iPad Air and iPad Pro 12.9″, Kensington’s premium dock magnetically attaches tablets to its stand and adds Ethernet, USB-A, USB-C, HDMI, 3.5mm audio, and SD card ports. It also charges your iPad and has a wireless charging station in its base. An optional module charges an Apple Watch too.
Now that you can use your iPad as a secondary display for your Mac, you need a way to mount it. This clamp from Ten One Design makes it easy to attach just about any tablet side-by-side with your laptop screen. With a gap of only 4mm (0.16″) it’s perfect for working on wide spreadsheets, or opening multiple documents.
Since iOS 13.4, you can connect trackpads and mice to an iPad, making them more viable than ever as a laptop replacement. Heckler’s iPad Stand puts your tablet at just the right height for work and Zoom calls, and also is great when using MacOS Sidecar for a second screen. They also make a matching MacBook stand.
Apple’s premium tablets get a speed upgrade with the A12Z “Bionic” chip and Gigabit-class LTE, along with 12mp wide and 10mp ultrawide cameras, and a LiDAR scanner for enhanced augmented reality. The pricey new Magic Keyboard adds a trackpad, backlit keys, and a “floating” design with an adjustable viewing angle.
Want an iPad cheap? While this iPad Mini 3 isn’t the latest tech from Apple, it’s still a great little system, with a 2048×1536, 7.9″ retina display, 16GB of storage, Wi-Fi, and unlocked cellular connectivity. This brand new in box system is 52% off its original price in The Awesomer Shop.
This stand gives artists the ideal work surface for Apple’s tablets. The 20º angle and flush borders improve ergonomics and comfort for your wrist and arm. It has fold-out legs, a charging port, and a pencil cradle. They’re molded to each 2015 to 2019 iPad model for a perfect fit, and 2018+ iPad Pros hold in place magnetically.
Apple upgraded the iPad Air and the iPad Mini with the same CPU that’s in its iPhone XS. Both tablets now also support the first-generation Apple Pencil stylus. The iPad Air now comes with a 10.5″ display, while the iPad Mini is 25% brighter than its predecessor.
Now you can make that one last turn on the go with this incredible port of Civilization VI for the iPad. All of the award-winning desktop strategy game’s features are here, including multiplayer and keyboard support. It requires an iPad Air 2 or better. Unlocking the full game costs $30.
(PG-13) The future of comic books. Written, illustrated and animated by André Bergs, Protanopia is a digital comic book set during World War II. Each panel is made of layers of animated 3D models. When you tilt your iOS device, the panels’ view adjusts accordingly.
A wireless dongle that lets you use an iPad as your Mac’s secondary display. Unlike its competitors, Luna uses your Mac’s GPU to ensure a clean and responsive experience. Touch gestures and peripherals will still work on the iPad while it’s showing Mac OS.
Apple replaced the 9.7″ iPad Pro with one that’s virtually the same size and weight but has a 10.5″ screen. The new iPad Pro’s display offers up to 120Hz refresh rate, increased brightness, and reduced reflectivity. It will ship with iOS 11, which has many enhancements for tablets.
Apple packs the features of its top of the line tablet into a standard size iPad, with an A9X CPU, Apple Pencil support, 4-speaker audio, and the added bonus of 4K video recording, a 12mp iSight camera and a wide color gamut display that dynamically adapts to ambient light.
As technically awesome as the iPad Pro’s Pencil accessory is, Apple’s quest for minimalism omitted anything to store the $99 stylus in. 68º’s handmade wooden pencil case provides a cozy home for the Pencil, one spare nib, and its charging adapter. (Thanks Stephanie!)