Podcast 482: Who does the iPad Pro work for?
Apple's mega-tablet needs to find its niche.
The iPad Pro: (huh, good god, y'all) who is it good for? Absolutely everyone? Absolutely no one? Or somewhere in between? Glenn and Susie discuss the upcoming mega-tablet, and how it was probably inevitable even though it's not going to *halt the sale of computers,* no matter what kind of jive Tim Cook manages to say with a straight face. (There's a weird little nugget of potentially bad news buried in that same interview, actually, that got totally overshadowed by the hyperbole, which is a shame.)
Elsewhere, we discuss some proof-of-concept ransomware for the Mac (that's bad), the cool-sounding new HDR app from Macphun (that's good), and some awesome tips for the new Apple TV, which got its first update this week, which reminded us all—hey, you can't back this thing up, can you? Aw geez, here we go again. (Also, Glenn still has fiber internet. Shocker.)
Tim Cook on iPad Pro: 'Why would you buy a PC anymore?' by Caitlin McGarry
iPad Pro, Smart Keyboard, and Apple Pencil on sale now by Caitlin McGarry
Apple's iPad Pro commercial on YouTube, where it belongs
New Apple TV gets its first software update, tvOS 9.0.1 by Oscar Raymundo
20 must-know secrets and shortcuts for your new Apple TV by Caitlin McGarry
Mac ransomware is nothing to worry about—for now by Jeremy Kirk
You can finally rack up loyalty points in Apple Pay, starting at Walgreens by Caitlin McGarry
Apple TV by Joe Rosensteel on joe-steel.com
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