9.7" iPad Pro teardown finds 12.9" model's tech crammed into smaller, less repairable package

Article Image In order to compress technology from the 12.9-inch iPad Pro into a 9.7-inch form factor, Apple had to make some significant internal design changes, a teardown of Apple’s new flagship tablet reveals.

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Shootout: Apple's new 9.7" iPad Pro vs. iPad Air 2

Article Image The new 9.7-inch iPad Pro is meant to be a successor to the iPad Air 2 as much as a cheaper alternative to its 12.9-inch sibling. But what separates the 9.7-inch Pro from its predecessor, and what’s unchanged?

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First look: Apple's new USB 3 Lightning to USB-C cable and Camera Adapter for iPad Pro

Article Image Owners of Apple’s 12.9-inch iPad Pro can now tap into the greater power of the device’s Lightning port thanks to a pair of new USB 3-based accessories released this week: A USB-C to Lightning cable, and a Lightning to USB 3 Camera Adapter with USB-A port input and power passthrough.

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Teardown reveals iPad Pro A9X sports dual-core CPU, 12-cluster GPU, built by TSMC

Article Image A dissection of Apple’s new A9X processor powering the 12.9-inch iPad Pro has discovered a custom 12-cluster GPU, doubling the graphics power of the base A9 processor found in the iPhone 6s.

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First look: Apple's iPad Pro with 12.9-inch Retina display

Article Image Apple’s new iPad Pro is here, boasting 5.6 million pixels packed into its 12.9-inch Retina display, along with a powerful A9X processor that actually outclasses the new 12-inch MacBook. AppleInsider offers a first look at the jumbo-sized, top-of-the-line iPad.

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Apple's iPad Pro available to order Wednesday, delivers later this week

Article Image Apple on Monday announced that its new 12.9-inch iPad Pro will officially go on sale on Wednesday, allowing early adopters to get their hands on the jumbo-sized tablet later this week.

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Apple's iPad Pro Smart Connector open to accessory makers, Logitech Create keyboard coming in Nov.

Aside from its larger 12.9-inch Retina display, the biggest external design change on the iPad Pro is a new port dubbed the Smart Connector. Apple has revealed that third-party accessory makers will be able to create their own accessories for the Smart Connector, and the company even worked with accessory maker Logitech for one set to debut this November.

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'iPad Pro' parts shipments starting in Sept. with new display tech & suppliers – report

Parts shipments for a 12.9-inch “iPad Pro” will likely begin in September, resulting in production of about 1 million units per month this year — but with new touchscreen technology and suppliers, according to a J.P. Morgan investor memo.

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iOS 9 code suggests 2,732-by-2,048-pixel display for 12.9-inch 'iPad Pro'

Code buried in the iOS 9 developer beta suggests Apple’s 12.9-inch “iPad Pro” is poised to use a high-resolution 2,732-by-2,048-pixel display, with a pixel density of about 263 pixels per inch.



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Apple seeks to improve the stylus with dynamic input based on pressure, grip, angle & more

As rumors suggest Apple will launch a 12.9-inch iPad with a new stylus accessory later this year, a new patent application offers a glimpse at what the company could be working on, describing an advanced stylus that would offer much more dynamic ways of interacting with a touchscreen than just the press of a finger.



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This week in AppleInsider: 12.9" iPad Pro details, Beats Music woes, AppleBot & more

This week saw a number of details emerge about Apple’s plans for a 12.9-inch iPad, a new Apple TV, and Web search. The company’s efforts to relaunch Beats Music appeared to be running into roadblocks however, with word of incomplete deals, and even probes by two U.S. government agencies.



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KGI: Apple likely to launch simple stylus to enhance upcoming 12.9-inch iPad user experience; advanced model with 3D handwriting due later

Apple is likely to launch a hardware stylus to enhance its upcoming 12.9-inch iPad user experience, according one well-place industry analyst with a strong track record in predicting the company’s future product placements.



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Production of Apple's larger iPad reportedly delayed as suppliers focus on iPhone 6

According to a report on Thursday, Apple’s much-rumored 12.9-inch iPad has been delayed due to overwhelming demand for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, meaning the large tablet may not see launch until mid-2015.



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Rumor: Apple's 12.9" 'iPad Pro' to sport beefed-up A8X chip, 'iPad Air 2' to gain 2GB RAM

If Apple does launch a new, larger iPad with a 12.9-inch display this year, a new report from the Republic of China suggests that the device could ship with an upgraded “A8X” variant of the A8 introduced alongside the iPhone 6 series, while the next-generation iPad Air might double the RAM of its predecessor.



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Rumor: Apple's jumbo-sized 12.9-inch iPad in the works for early 2015 debut

Apple will expand the iPad lineup in early 2015 with a new, larger 12.9-inch model flanking the existing 9.7-inch iPad Air and 7.9-inch iPad mini, a new report claims.



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