Category: iPad Pro

Now’s a good time to check which of your apps won’t open in iOS 11 as 32-bit support dropped

  Apple was dropping support for 32-bit applications altogether in iOS 11. In iOS 10, Apple displays a warning message and then allows the app to open; in iOS 11, the app won’t open at all. But with some 187,000 32-bit apps still in the App Store – amounting to around 8% of the total – now would be a good time to check your own apps. It takes just a few seconds to do this … The estimate of the total number of 32-bit apps still out there comes from Oliver Yeh, co-founder of app intelligence firm Sensor Tower, via Business Insider. To check whether you currently have any 32-bit apps installed, go to Settings > General > About > Applications. If nothing happens when you tap Applications, you’re good. But if you have any 32-bit apps, they will be shown on the next screen. It makes sense to check before upgrading to iOS 11, so that you have time to find replacements apps. Apple is taking the stricter approach in iOS 11 because supporting 32-bit apps degrades Read the full article →

Apple’s new iPad Pro ad positions the device as a full-fledged computer

August 1st, 2016 Chance Miller - @ChanceHMiller IPAD PRO Apple today has shared a new advertisement on its YouTube channel for the iPad Pro. The ad positions the iPad Pro as a true replacement for a computer and is entitled, “iPad Pro – What’s a Computer?” Essentially, the ad is attempting to convince viewers to forget what they normally think of when they think of computers, because the iPad Pro is capable enough to be a computer in and of itself. “You think you know what a computer is, but then you see this one. Meet iPad Pro,” the video description. The video itself shows off a variety of different functions of the iPad Pro, including its Smart Keyboard, Apple Pencil, split-view, picture-in-picture video, and more. The video concludes with, “Imagine what your computer could do if your computer was an iPad Pro. Earlier today, new data from IDC showed that Apple is increasing its worldwide tablet lead in Q2 despite the decline in iPad sales. During the Read the full article →