Lack of iPad Pro Smart Connector Accessories Blamed on Long Wait Times for Components

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Fast Company published a report this week exploring why third-party accessories that make use of Apple’s Smart Connector remain few and far between, almost two years after the connector first debuted on the iPad Pro. The magnetic Smart Connector allows the iPad Pro to communicate with and power compatible accessories, like the company’s own Smart Keyboard, without the hassle of wires.

The first supporting third-party accessory, Logitech’s Create Smart Connector keyboard, launched the same day as the iPad Pro in late 2015, shortly followed by the Logitech charging base, and more recently a Logitech keyboard for the 10.5-inch iPad Pro. However, this close partnership bet…
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Behind the chart-topping anonymous messaging app Sarahah, which gives message recipients no way to respond (Tim Bradshaw/Financial Times)

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Tim Bradshaw / Financial Times:
Behind the chart-topping anonymous messaging app Sarahah, which gives message recipients no way to respond  —  Text service tops iPhone download charts, but the real challenge is staying there  —  Read next … There are two unusual things about Sarahah, a mobile app topping iPhone App Store download charts around the world.


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Galaxy Note 8 Suddenly Leaks Three Times

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Galaxy Note 8 Suddenly Leaks Three Times

Needless to say, nothing is official about the Galaxy Note 8 until it is formally unveiled. But there is a clear pattern emerging which shows Samsung is radically overhauling the Galaxy Note 7 to match the design language of the new Galaxy S range while …
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Innovative Navdy Heads-Up Display Keeps Your Eyes on the Road at All Times

Innovative Navdy Heads-Up Display Keeps Your Eyes on the Road at All Times

You’re able to use GPS navigation, receive texts, see smartphone notifications, make calls, choose music, and access your car’s diagnostic information through Navdy’s innovative display. Navdy’s heads … system from the ground up, using Android …
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HUDWAY Glass Head-up Display HUD Mobile Navigation for universal car vehicle
FeaturesHudway Glass is a basic device that will take full advantage of your smartphone to give you a flexible HUD on a very modes…

Excelvan Q7 5.5″ Universal GPS HUD Head Up Display Dashboard Mounted Projector for Speed Data, Time, Over Speed Alarm, Compass and Altitude
Kindly Note: 1. HUD display speed is 3.1miles (5km) faster than actual speed by factory default. You can fine tune or adjust it to…

Car HUD Heads Up Display Projected Through Your Windshield with Speeding Warning, Plug & Play, Compass, Speedometer
NOTE: Multi-color design makes the screen more abundant and easier to read.When it is the first time to use, please connect car …

GOSO HUD Car Color Head Up Display Projector Will Reflect the Speed & More on Your Car’s Windshield, Connects to ODBII/ODB2 and EUOBD
Reduce distractions while driving and increase your safety. To read an instrument cluster, for at least a brief moment you have to…