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Apple Bolsters Supply Chain for Future Mini-LED iPad Pro and MacBook Pro Models

Apple is rumored to be releasing a mini LED-backlit iPad Pro and a new mini-LED MacBook Pro series over the next 18 months, and the devices have just picked up two new suppliers, according to industry sources. DigiTimes today reports that two former Apple suppliers, Taiwan’s Zhen Ding Technology and Flexium Interconnect, have entered the […]

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iPad Pro With Mini-LED Display Reportedly in Trial Production, Late 2020 Launch Possible But 2021 More Likely

Apple’s rumored 12.9-inch iPad Pro with a Mini-LED display has entered trial production, according to Korean website The Elec. The report claims that LG will supply the Mini-LED panels for the device, while Foxconn will be tasked with final assembly. Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has previously said that Mini-LED technology will allow for thinner and […]

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iPad Pro With A14X Chip, 5G, and Mini-LED Display Expected in First Half of 2021

Apple plans to launch new iPad Pro models with an A14X chip, 5G connectivity, and a Mini-LED display in the first or second quarter of 2021, according to the increasingly reliable Twitter account L0vetodream. The leaker claims that the new iPad Pro models will be equipped with Qualcomm’s Snapdragon X55 modem, which supports both mmWave […]

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16-Inch MacBook Pro, iPad Pro, and iMac Pro With Mini-LED Displays Again Rumored to Launch in 2021

Apple plans to release several higher-end devices with Mini-LED displays in 2021, including a new 12.9-inch iPad Pro in the first quarter, a new 16-inch MacBook Pro in the second quarter, and a new 27-inch iMac in the second half of the year, according to Jeff Pu, an analyst at Chinese research firm GF Securities. […]

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All the iPad Trackpad Keyboard Cases You Can Buy

With the release of iPadOS 13.4 in March 2020, Apple introduced official Bluetooth mouse and trackpad support for iPads. The update added support for Apple’s own standalone keyboards, mice and trackpads, as well as third-party input devices. It also paved the way for the release of Apple’s own Magic Keyboard for iPad Pro, which launched […]

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Comparing the 13-Inch MacBook Pro to the MacBook Air and iPad Pro

In the last two months, Apple has refreshed the 13-inch MacBook Air, the 13-inch MacBook Pro, and the 12.9-inch iPad Pro, all of which have similarities in performance and functionality. Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel for more videos. In our latest video, we went hands-on with all three of Apple’s new machines for a […]

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Some Charging Accessories Not Working With iPad Pro Magic Keyboard

Some USB-C power adapters and cables appear to be unable to charge the iPad Pro through the Magic Keyboard, according to multiple complaints from MacRumors readers. ‌iPad Pro‌ with Magic Keyboard displaying “Not Charging” in the status bar, via MR reader Hallstar Several new Magic Keyboard owners have noticed that there are issues with the […]

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Report: 12.9-Inch iPad Pro With 5G and Mini-LED Display Delayed Until 2021

Apple’s 12.9-inch iPad Pro with 5G and a Mini-LED display has been delayed until 2021 because of the impact the coronavirus outbreak has had on Apple’s supply chain partners, according to a new Chinese-language report by United Daily News. Last week, analyst Jeff Pu told investors that the rumored high-end ‌iPad Pro‌ may be delayed […]

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Magic Keyboard for iPad Pro Reviews and Unboxing Videos

Apple Music on the Web Exits Beta Last September, Apple launched a web-based Apple Music experience, offering users a similar experience to the Mac version of the Music app with “For You,” “Browse,” and “Radio” sections, along with playlists, recommendations and more. As of today, Apple Music on the web has exited beta and is […]

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Combined Weight of a 12.9-inch iPad Pro and a Magic Keyboard Is Heavier Than a 13-inch MacBook Air

Apple hasn’t specified the weight of its new Magic Keyboard, but a MacRumors reader who received their unit early has weighed the larger model for the 12.9-inch iPad Pro and found it to be 710 grams. That makes the Magic Keyboard heavier than the ‌iPad Pro‌, which weighs 641 grams. Image by OzMoon It’s not […]

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First Magic Keyboard for iPad Pro Hands-On Videos Appear Online

The first Magic Keyboard for iPad Pro orders have begun arriving to some customers ahead of schedule, and some have posted hands-on videos online. Seven videos from two ‌iPad Pro‌ users have appeared online so far, offering the first close look at the new Magic Keyboard for ‌iPad Pro‌. The first video appeared in Thai, […]

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12.9-Inch iPad Pro With Mini-LED Display Possibly ‘Delayed’ Until Early 2021

The launch of a new high-end 12.9-inch iPad Pro with a Mini-LED display may be “delayed” until early 2021 due to the device’s “complex panel design,” analyst Jeff Pu said today in an investor note with Chinese research firm GF Securities. Back in December, analyst Ming-Chi Kuo said Apple was developing up to six Mini-LED […]

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A12Z Chip in iPad Pro Confirmed to Be Same As A12X, But With Extra GPU Core Enabled

The 2020 iPad Pro models are equipped with an A12Z processor that is the same as the A12X processor in the 2018 ‌iPad Pro‌ models but with an extra GPU core enabled, TechInsights confirmed today. Speculation that Apple was using the same chip began shortly after the new iPad Pros launched and benchmarks found little […]

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Complete Anatomy App Will Use LiDAR in iPad Pro to Measure Range of Motion After Injury

Complete Anatomy, an iPad app from 3D4Medical, is designed to teach medical school students human anatomy with a virtual dissectible heart, real-time muscle movement mapping, nerve tracer, and microanatomy models to explore. In the future, Complete Anatomy will take advantage of the LiDAR Scanner built into the 2020 iPad Pro to add a new feature […]

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2020 iPad Pro Confirmed to Lack a U1 Ultra Wideband Chip

Last week, we laid out evidence suggesting that the just-released iPad Pro models do not contain a U1 Ultra Wideband chip, including the lack of any mention of the chip in tech specs or Apple’s press materials, the absence of software support for U1 features, and more. Most tellingly, iFixit was unable to find the […]

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Pixelmator Photo for iPad Updates With Trackpad Support, Split View, and Machine Learning Color Matching Feature

Pixelmator Photo for iPad today updated to version 1.2, adding Magic Keyboard, trackpad, and mouse support, as well as a few other features. This release comes after the launch of iOS and iPadOS 13.4, which added support for trackpads and mice on ‌iPad‌. According to Pixelmator, the new cursor in iPadOS will allow creatives to […]

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2020 iPad Pro Includes Microphone Hardware Disconnect Security Feature

Apple has added an anti-eavesdropping feature to the 2020 iPad Pro that ensures the microphone hardware is disabled when a case is attached to the iPad and closed. The security feature was first introduced in 2018 in MacBook models using Apple’s T2 security chip, which includes a hardware microphone disconnect feature that disables the mics […]

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