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  1. iPad Pro 11 Reviews: Should You Buy an iPad Pro 11?

     

    The new iPad Pros are out, and the general consensus is that they're great, as expected. However, the Apple community seems to be divided on questions such as, Are they worth upgrading to? Can the new Pros replace your laptop? Is it a tablet only for professionals, or can casual users benefit too? We rounded up 5 of the top iPad Pro 11 reviews on the market to get to the bottom of those questions.

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  2. New iPad Rumors Fall 2018 Roundup

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    The new 2018 iPads are almost here, and rumors are swirling on when they'll drop, what they'll look like, and what their price point will be. Earlier, in March of this year, Apple bridged the gap between their base-model and their Pro line. We're pretty curious to see where Apple will take their Pro line and how it branches off from the current entry-level iPad. We've rounded up all the latest rumors on the iPad Pro's specs, prices, and internal hardware.

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  3. WWDC 2018 Roundup: What to Expect From Apple in Fall 2018

    Apple's World Wide Developer's Conference began on Monday and the opening keynote unveiled an array of new software features. Thousands of people watched with wishlists full of what they wanted from the new updates, ourselves included! Apple rolled out huge updates and innovation for the iPhone, iPad, Mac, and other Apple products. So many, in fact, it can be a bit hard to keep track of. We decided to break down the extravaganza and lay out some of the best cutting-edge features headed to iOS12, MacOS Mojave, AppleTV OS, and more. The majority of which are anticipated to arrive in the Fall later this year.

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  4. Our WWDC 2018 Predictions

    Annually, developers make the trip to catch up with Apple's engineers and get all latest on software developments. This year, Apple had a lottery system instead of the usual frenzied grab for tickets. Here's what we are expecting from the tech giant's next software conference.

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  5. Last Minute Holiday Gift Giving Guide

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    Everyone wants to give the perfect gift. Something that will make someone’s face light up and fill them with enough warm fuzzy feelings to ward off any and all cold winter winds. But suddenly it's December 20th and you still haven't found 'The One' (and no curious family members not that One). Often during the rush and bustle of the holidays, finding a gift that isn't just junk to add to the pile, feels like an especially large burden. But as long as you stay away from deranged Easter bunny costumes and follow these tips, you'll be ready for some very merry holiday fun.

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  6. Keep Your iPhone Spooky and Safe This Halloween

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    Halloween is here. It’s the best time of the year for free candy, scary movies and spooky costumes. But what’s one thing scarier than Freddy, Jason or Michael combined? Losing or breaking your iPhone. It’s happened to the best of us. You’re out walking about, going from house to house with your kids or at the company costume party. You reach for some Vampire blood-orange punch and your phone slips out of your reach.

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  7. Dogs, Adventure and destruction of IOS Devices

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    Spring has fully sprung up here in the frozen tundra, and that means one thing for me, destruction of IOS devices. I set a land speed record this year, shattering my iPhone 6s two times in 10 days. Mr. PQ has abandoned me as a product tester for our new Timberline cases. As using and giving feedback on our products is part of my job description, I am compelled to tote my iPhone and Apple Watch everywhere I go, including on a rigorous walk with Bear, the PQ mascot, my friend Angie and her dog Mason.

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  8. What We Learned At CES 2016

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    Wandering the hallowed halls of CES 2016 in Las Vegas is a heady experience at best. At worst it is overwhelming on a scale that rivals some of the busiest places on Earth.

    That is to say, CES is BIG, bigger, in fact than ever before. 176,000 people (or roughly the population of Chattanooga, Tennessee) converged on this convention center over the weekend to see the latest breakthroughs in consumer technology from 3,800 exhibitors desperately clamoring to stand out from the crowd and get your attention, all jam packed in 2.47 million square feet of space.

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  9. Calorie Counters, Food Trackers & New Year's Resolutions, Oh My!

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    It’s a new year and our Fed Ex and UPS guys are traversing to-and-from Pad & Quill HQ. Already weary from the rush of a record-setting online shopping season, they are only becoming more wearied by the onslaught of purchases made by those gifted a plastic card this holiday season. Be kind to them, those faithful purveyors of presents, for they likely log a marathon of steps every day in their efforts to compel commerce forward.

    As it is a new year and Mr. PQ is heading off to the Consumer Electronic Show in Vegas. So for now, Mrs. PQ is taking off her administrative hat and donning her dietitian/personal trainer cap to give her two cents regarding health and food tracker apps.

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  10. How Small Businesses Can Use Conversational Commerce In 2016

    what is conversational commerce?As a small business owner if you haven't already heard of Conversational Commerce you will very soon. It could very well become "The Next Big Thing" in eCommerce and it addresses the biggest elephant in the room online these days. But first up, here's the $10,000 question: What is conversational commerce and how can we use it?

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