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AMD's Powerful Radeon RX Vega Debuts With Apple iMac Pro

AMD's Powerful Radeon RX Vega Debuts With Apple iMac Pro AMD's Powerful Radeon RX Vega Debuts With Apple iMac Pro
Melba Vasquez | 15 June, 2017, 04:37

Apple announced the second generation of its range-topping iPad Pro tablets at its Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) last week, including a replacement for the popular base model.

This may make the proposition more confusing if you've been considering something light like an MacBook Air (which hasn't been updated in years) against the tablet. Yep, so far the Siri face can't pull info from third-party apps, but Apple didn't rule out this happening in the future.

If Apple is catching up to PCs when it comes to virtual reality, it's just leapfrogged over everyone in augmented reality. Does anyone remember Windows tablets before the iPad? It creates a smooth transition between these different sorts of devices, at the risk of creating hybrid monstrosities that are jacks-of-all-trades but masters of none. However, I found that the new tablet could fit snugly into the tablet compartment of my laptop bag, which was designed for old iPads.

Imagine for a moment that you're doodling away with your Apple Pencil on your new iPad Pro. The lack of iOS 11 is once again a big strike against the new iPad Pro though, and the site says the device's battery life doesn't measure up to some rival tablets.

Banks of iMacs and MacBook Pros were connected to HTC Vive VR headsets, a first for Apple computers. There is also a new Files app so you have easy access to all of your files, even if they're in a cloud service such as Dropbox. If you're happy with your current iPad, the boost to specs alone is probably not going to be enough to convince you to upgrade.

The industry-wide trend in tablets is to present them as more than something just to consume content on. To this end, the company launched 9.7 inch iPad in March this year and kept the price significantly lower to especially target first-time or casual users.

But there's a risk that this pretty arrogant "we know what you really want" mindset will eventually backfire. But on iOS, it hasn't been implemented in a limited, simplistic fashion as it could have been.

Apple claimed that the iMac Pro will be available with a new dual centrifugal fan setup, which has more airflow compared to other Mac products. Both the 12.9-inch and 10.5-inch models come with a redesigned Retina display, each packing a pixel density of 264ppi. "A year ago I picked up the 12.9" iPad Pro and while you'd think the giant screen would be fantastic, the device ended up being just too large and too heavy for my tastes in day to day use. Admittedly, I'm likely a bit of an anomaly as I download practically everything that gets released on the App Store, but even with 256GB between apps, music, and movies I was always deleting stuff to make space for more.

Apple's HomePod attracted the biggest crowd at the WWDC hands-on area.

I must admit I hadn't noticed the delay before, but sitting here the last few days I've been hard pressed to fault the new iPad pro and Pencil combo.

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