Compass Pro Matte Black is a versatile tripod stand that works great with iPad Pros

Compass Pro Matte Black is a versatile tripod stand that works great with iPad Pros

Twelve South’s $59.99 Compass Pro Matte Black is a new version (colorwise, at least) for the iPad Pro. It vertically displays the Apple tablet for connecting to an external display for dual-screen setups. And it raises it up and out of harm’s way from spills and accidents.

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News round-up: Apple registers five unleashed iPad models (and more)

News round-up: Apple registers five unleashed iPad models (and more)

Apple has registered five unreleased iPad models in the Eurasian Economic Commission database, including A2068, A2197, A2198, A2228, A2230, according to listings uncovered by MySmartPrice and confirmed by MacRumors. Some of them are doubtless new iPad Pros expected to be unveiled in September, along with new iPhones and Apple Watches.

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Siri trails Google Assistant, Skype, in OHT test of real time voice translations

Siri trails Google Assistant, Skype, in OHT test of real time voice translations

One Hour Translation (OHT), an online platform that provides translations in more than 100 languages and 3,000 language pairs, has announced that, according to its benchmark, Google Assistant is the world’s top performing real time voice translator, with Apple’s Siri coming in third.

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Look for 16-inch MacBook Pro, Mac Pro, Pro Display XDR, iMac Pro, new Apple displays in October

Look for 16-inch MacBook Pro, Mac Pro, Pro Display XDR, iMac Pro, new Apple displays in October

Previously, I predicted that Apple will unveil its new iPhones, iPad Pros, and Apple Watches in a special September event (which I still think will happen), but forecast that new laptops would be unveiled in October. Now I think October will be the month that Apple will make available its high-end, pro Mac line-up.

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