Last week, Apple introduced a second-generation Apple Pencil that magnetically attaches to the new iPad Pro. It also features automatic pairing, wireless charging, tap to wake, double-tap to switch drawing tools, a more seamless design with no Lightning connector or cap, and a matte rather than glossy finish.
As the new Apple Pencil begins to arrive to customers around the world, we’ve learned some additional details about the drawing tool:Unlike the original, the second-generation Apple Pencil does not include an extra tip in the box. Apple sells a four-pack of extra tips online and at many of its retail stores for $19 in the United States. The new Apple [...]
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A new profile on Apple chief Eddy Cue has been shared online today by The Information, highlighting Cue’s history and leadership at the company, as well as a few of his more interesting quirks. Specifically, the story looks at Apple’s services segment — which Cue oversees — and some of the missteps it has taken over the years, despite being a consistent revenue earner for the company.
According to analyst James McQuivey, Apple’s services business „has been the biggest opportunity that Apple has misspent for the last ten years.“ Issues include the company’s need to play catchup with Netflix, Amazon, and Spotify in streaming TV [...]
Last month, Ring began taking pre-orders for its Ring Alarm home security system, and today it begins shipping. I’ve had a chance to spend some time with Ring Alarm, and I’ve found it’s an easy-to-use security system that’s useful with or without professional monitoring.
Priced at $199 for the base kit, the Ring Alarm comes with a base station, a separate keypad, one motion detector, one contact sensor for a door or window, and a range extender to help make sure all of your Ring accessories remain connected to your network.
Additional contact sensors ($20), motion detectors ($30), keypads ($50), and range extenders ($25) [...]