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iPad Pro review roundup – great computer but limitations hold it back

The new iPad Pro was unveiled at Apple’s October 30 event at the Howard Gilman Opera House in Brooklyn, New York. The event also saw fresh coats of paint applied to MacBook Air and Mac Mini. While all the devices were enough to have the audience cheering with joy, the true showstopper was the revamped iPad with its all-screen design, FaceID integration, super-fast internals and new Apple …

2018 iPad Pro out-of-warranty repair fees start from $499

The new iPad Pro is truly a beauty to behold. With its new all-screen display, FaceID, fast performance and gorgeous design, it costs a more than its predecessors. This not only impacts its price but also its AppleCare and repair costs. Apple updated their iPad repair page to adjust for the new 11-inch and the 12.9-inch iPad Pro. While repairs and replacement are covered in …

iOS 12.1 adds battery management for iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X

Apple added the ability for users on iPhone 7 devices and below to see their battery health and better manage their battery consumption with iOS 11.3. The addition of the feature originated towards the end of 2017 when Apple admitted to throttling older devices. This was done to boost the hardware life of these devices and prevent overheating due to old batteries. With iOS 12.1, …

iPhone XR’s sub-1080p display beats Pocophone F1’s 1080p display in blind test

iPhone XR has been highly scrutinized by fans and the media for not having a 1080p display or above. Competing phones commonly have display resolutions of 1080p, 2K or even 4K. But does the resolution have an actual impact on usage and display quality? Jonathan Morrison, the same YouTuber behind the iPhone XS/Pixel 2 selfie experiment, ran an interesting blind test between Pocophone F1 and …

Apple announces Blackmagic Pro eGPU with Radeon Vega 56 for Macs

At the recent Apple event, it was announced that the new MacBook Air and Mac Mini would ship with USB-C Thunderbolt 3 ports. Many people speculated that this could open up the possibility for external GPUs (eGPU). As powerful as the MacBook Air can be, its slim form factor hinders integrating a strong GPU into the internal workings of the design. The same problem applies …