Kanex Multiport USB-C Docking Station makes it easier to use an iPad Pro as a laptop alternative

Kanex Multiport USB-C Docking Station makes it easier to use an iPad Pro as a laptop alternative

Kanex’s $99.95 6-in-1 Multiport USB-C Docking Station promises to let you “easily turn your iPad Pro into a portable workstation.” I still find my Apple tablet too limited to replace my Mac laptop as my portable working device (though “true” mouse support would help), but this device does make it more laptop-like.

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The active installed base of Apple’s … well …. all of its products hits all-time highs

The active installed base of Apple’s … well ….  all of its products hits all-time highs

In a conference call discussing Apple’s financial results for its fiscal 2019 fourth quarter that ended Sept. 28, CEO said that Mac revenue was down 5% year-over-year ($6.9 billion for the quarter) because of the release cycle changes. Namely, there were no new MacBook Pros announced during the quarter as happened in the fiscal fourth quarter of 2018.

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Apple’s AirPods Pro coming Oct. 30

Apple’s AirPods Pro coming Oct. 30

Apple has announced AirPods Pro, an addition to the AirPods family that features Active Noise Cancellation and immersive sound in an all-new lightweight, in-ear design. AirPods Pro are available to order on apple.com and the Apple Store app starting today and in stores beginning Wednesday, Oct. 30.

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IHS Markit: Apple TV+, Disney+ adoption will be hindered by ‘limited reach’

IHS Markit: Apple TV+, Disney+ adoption will be hindered by ‘limited reach’

As noted by RapidTV News, the industry has already placed huge expectation on the November launches of Apple TV+ and Disney+ but research from IHS Markit warns that such direct-to-consumer services will likely encounter limited subscriber growth compared with competitive offerings.

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Apple looks to snatch up rights to ‘A Christmas Carol’ with Ryan Reynolds, Will Ferrell

Apple looks to snatch up rights to ‘A Christmas Carol’ with Ryan Reynolds, Will Ferrell

Apple is apparently getting the rights to A Christmas Carol, a live action musical based on the Charles Dickens’ classic that will  star Ryan Reynolds and Will Ferrell, reports Variety. It will arrive later this year on Apple TV+, although it could get a limited theatrical release first.

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