Wednesday, 14 November, 2018

Could the Apple iPad Pro be the Ultimate PC Replacement?

Frank Williams | 12 June, 2017, 11:44

Despite this, the overall size of the unit has only increased by 7pc. Other devices were then favored more over the MacBook Pro. And finally, the screen features a 120hz refresh rate, thanks to the new ProMotion technology, meaning navigating around iOS 11 should be smoother than ever. One of the most noticeable change is the bigger and wider Magic Keyboard. But large VFX and animation houses have pretty much standardised on Linux outside of the art department - with medium-sized companies and smaller ones creating high-end work in the likes of Maya or Nuke favouring Linux or Windows (with the same caveat).

"Apple probably has relatively modest sales expectations for the 12.9" iPad Pro, which has been a niche model since its late-2015 introduction. The 460/560, previously available only as an upgrade for both configurations, is still a £90 upgrade for the £2,350 Pro, but now it's the default option in the £2,700 Pro, replacing the 455/555. The iPad version of the iOS mobile system will be upgraded with a number of new functions, for example easy moving of contents and files between apps using drag-and-drop.

In terms of little details, I'm also looking forward to the ability to use the camera and the Notes app as a document scanner, and send money person-to-person using Apple Pay payments via the Messages app. This lets you move between apps or pairs of active apps, used in Split View. The media has focused on many interesting bits of the WWDC such as the HomePod (dead on arrival), macOS, new storage plans, and new Siri voice among others. We mostly rolled our eyes because the claim didn't hold much water and Microsoft had a field day taking Apple to the cleaners.

These new iPads are faster than most PC laptops with something called an Alox fusion chip built in to achieve such capabilities. This is exactly the type of functionality that might make stylus sceptics reconsider the Pencil.

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With these powerful update screens, users can enjoy crisp, and "more vivid, true-to-life viewing experience", Apple added.

Because of the A10X Fusion, the iPad Pro is believed to deliver a longer battery life of "up to 10 hours of surfing the web on Wi‐Fi, watching video, or listening to music".

When it comes to the display, MacWorld reported that both the iMac and iMac Pro, except for the former's entry level model, feature new retina displays. All models are equipped with a pair of 12-megapixel and 7 MP cameras on the rear and for selfies, respectively.

Like its predecessors, the new model comes with four speakers. However, what can people get from the said devices at the same price? You'll really see it in areas like video and animation, but you'll even see some benefits in the likes of Photoshop from a 8-core chip over a 4-core one. But, the entirely new workstation-class product can be configured with an 18-core processor up to 128GB of EEC RAM, 4TB SSD storage as well as Radeon Vega discrete graphics cards up to 16GB of RAM.

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