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The Next iPad and iPad Pro Could Bring Plenty of Upgrades

The Next iPad and iPad Pro Could Bring Plenty of Upgrades

Computing, News, Tablet, Tech
It may be a good idea to hold off on buying an iPad right now, as we expect new models from Apple later this year. Apple recently upgraded its back-to-school targeted MacBook Air with a new M2 chip and a better camera and display. Apple's iPad lineup, however, is still due for a 2022 upgrade. The midrange iPad Air got an M1 chip back in the spring, but the entry-level iPad and the iPad Pro are in a holding pattern until the fall.  Apple is expected to have product launch events in September and October, similar to previous years. The iPhone 14 and Apple Watch 8 could be unveiled in September, while the iPads might be saved for October, alongside an update to iPadOS 16.  If you've been waiting for new iPad models, here's what to expect. The iPad Mini and iPad Air have a new des...
The All-New System Settings in MacOS Ventura Will Frustrate You—Here’s Why

The All-New System Settings in MacOS Ventura Will Frustrate You—Here’s Why

Computing, Laptop, News, Tablet
Last year, Apple's Safari update was an embarrassing disaster. This year, it's the Mac's System Settings app.  In the next version of macOS—Ventura—Apple has updated the Mac's System Preferences app to resemble the Settings app on the iPhone and iPad. It's called System Settings, and right there we see the problem—why not just keep the old name or use 'Settings?' According to everyone who has commented on it, the new design is an utter mess. And it might be too late to do anything about it.  "Even after five betas, MacOSVentura's System Settings are still causing headaches," software product manager Daivat Dholakia told Lifewire via email. "Apple prides itself on its sleekness, user-friendliness, and dependability. To roll this out with cut-off buttons, menu...