Replace your Laptop... with Something Worse!

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    Apple thinks the iPad Pro 2018 is a computer. And it is! Sort of.

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  • Nullpointer
    Nullpointer  2 hours back


    • Kausik Banerjee
      Kausik Banerjee  5 hours back

      I think you criticise everything in the world

      • Abid uzzaman Miah
        Abid uzzaman Miah  8 hours back

        Apple only listens after linus says three and says to consider surface.. 😂😂😂

        • Douglas SPRINGALL
          Douglas SPRINGALL  13 hours back

          iPad Pro has software issues some websites do not work properly under its os such as being able to place orders in some websites.

          • Neowise
            Neowise  2 days back

            Honestly, for taking notes in University nothing comes even close to being as good as a tablet. Doing my B.Sc completely with a Samsung Tab. I only need my Laptop for CAD, static programs and some occasional Java coding.

            • creepy weeb
              creepy weeb  3 days back

              It ain’t a Linus tech tips video without a sponsor

              • CyphDK
                CyphDK  3 days back

                The fact that I won't be able to connect an external drive easily is a big no for me.
                I use an older Samsung Tab S3 when I'm out and doing my photography work, because then when I'm done shooting or just in the the middle of a shoot, I can easily just plug in my card reader and transfer some photos, edit them in Lightroom on the tablet and instantly upload to social media.

                • Piet Privé
                  Piet Privé  5 days back

                  My 9.7 has a headphone plug and i am a pro

                  • sonic 768
                    sonic 768  1 weeks back

                    The intro tho 😂😂😂

                    • Chaz Mac
                      Chaz Mac  1 weeks back

                      I took the plunge and bought the iPad pro...Never thought I would say that being that I'm a Samsung knight..but..I come to embrace all technology!!

                      • Andrew Stern
                        Andrew Stern  2 weeks back

                        is the into supposed to be funny ????

                        • Josh Gorfain
                          Josh Gorfain  2 weeks back

                          i feel dumber having watched this.

                          • Adam T. Lunde
                            Adam T. Lunde  2 weeks back

                            "Speaking of things that are awful, we shouldn't do segue like this." Cuts to seque.

                            • confused bi teen
                              confused bi teen  2 weeks back

                              It can replace a laptop as long as you're not in need of desktop software

                              Also Apple has given you more than enough time to ditch the headline jack, and all of the other points you have made can be fixed with either the iPadOS or a third party accessory

                              • En Win
                                En Win  2 weeks back

                                He’s spot on the iPad Pro really is a secondary device. Definitely not replacing my 10.5 pro when it dies, the excitement fizzled out with the mostly useless apps and terrible file management system. Even gone back to to using pens and pencils and just scanning the pics.

                                • Howard Skeivys
                                  Howard Skeivys  3 weeks back

                                  Tablets aren’t having an identity crisis. You are! There are a multitude of computing devices out there, all with their individual pros and cons. If you are unable to decide which product best suits your computing needs and requirements, don’t Blair or unjustly criticise the device.

                                  • Mike Romero
                                    Mike Romero  3 weeks back

                                    1. If you were able to swipe up with your pencil, writing notes or drawing would be difficult and annoying.
                                    2. I love you Linus but please try your best to not be so biased.
                                    3. Your over exaggerating things too much to the point where I stop watching cuz I know it’s going to end up stupid.

                                    I’m not a fan of apple myself but come on man.

                                    • Malak Al danhani
                                      Malak Al danhani  3 weeks back

                                      I have the ipad

                                      • Malak Al danhani
                                        Malak Al danhani  3 weeks back

                                        Oh i think you are talking about me

                                        • Mike Mayaka
                                          Mike Mayaka  3 weeks back

                                          Opening segue, on point; closing segue, "awful".

                                          • Isaac Cady
                                            Isaac Cady  4 weeks back

                                            1) I can access local files on my iPad pro 2. The folder is labeled “On My iPad.” It’s still really limited as you can’t make new master directories and have to use directories made by individual apps (inside which you can make new folders...).

                                            2) Can’t you just connect a bluetooth keyboard to have keyboard shortcuts in Photoshop? (I personally have gotten to where I prefer Procreate and Affinity over the equivalent adobe programs, anyway, though.)

                                            It’s not a replacement for me. But, as an artist, 99% of my digital workflow is now on the ipad pro. I didn’t ever intend for that to happen; it was a gift and I just fell in love with it as a drawing tablet.

                                            • Hazel Glitter
                                              Hazel Glitter  4 weeks back

                                              Hey guys to be able to get the i7 vs the i5 in surface pro 6 you have to pay $1,699, but you can get the same HD space, Cellular enabled, bigger screen, and an ARM CPU thats 40% faster than an i7 in the iPad Pro(12.9) for $1499, but it's up to you guys, drawing on a screen with windows 10 you keep accidentally making the notifications pop out repeatedly

                                              • Hanxi Guo
                                                Hanxi Guo  4 weeks back

                                                2015: COMPUTER FUSE TABLET
                                                2019: MICROSOFT FUSE APPLE

                                                • Nathan Le
                                                  Nathan Le  4 weeks back

                                                  Just get a surface...

                                                  • Σταύρος Διαμαντής

                                                    linus pls do an extra video for ipados 13 and engineering students

                                                    • Sethfilms
                                                      Sethfilms  4 weeks back

                                                      Can there be a follow up to this video with all the added features of ipadOS

                                                      • Ryan Clouse
                                                        Ryan Clouse  4 weeks back

                                                        I love keyboard shortcuts on desktop, however I find it quite uncomfortable to use as a portable. Think of it this way: on desktop you don't need to worry about all the hardware you have. In a comfortable portable set up: Laptop, Drawing tablet (if you want one with a display probably a cintiq or a no name brand) and a mouse. Can you do this on an airplane, at the park or on your lap? You can use the wacom mobile studio too but... just look at that price tag. Then with the iPad: The iPad (with pencil). Quite honestly I find the iPad to be better than a laptop if you want a "portable" drawing experience. I'm not a fan of drawing on the surface pro. The UI and and latency are not as great in my experience for the artist. Also as it is a laptop, touch capabilities are not as well implemented in the UI, especially if you don't want to reach over the keyboard(remove the keyboard and you get a tablet with less integrated touch implementation). I am an artist, and I prefer the iPad over any laptop for drawing if you want it for portability. ;) That said I love my desktop set up and my shortcuts.

                                                        • First Name, Surname
                                                          First Name, Surname  4 weeks back

                                                          Do you like to rant on Apple 😂

                                                          Or it’s like a personal issue

                                                          • Parker Wilkins
                                                            Parker Wilkins  4 weeks back

                                                            Artists should use surface studio.

                                                            • k Casper
                                                              k Casper  4 weeks back

                                                              IPadOS literally fixed all the cons.

                                                              • Thiago Maia
                                                                Thiago Maia  4 weeks back

                                                                Maybe an updated video considering iPadOS?

                                                                • Arsh Fortnite Playz
                                                                  Arsh Fortnite Playz  4 weeks back

                                                                  I have the same ipad

                                                                  • Oliver Polden
                                                                    Oliver Polden  4 weeks back

                                                                    Can you do the whole thing again once iPad OS is released?

                                                                    • Oliver Jackson
                                                                      Oliver Jackson  4 weeks back

                                                                      Consider the Surface Pro? Windows 10 completely ruined my computer! Maybe macOS is better than an iPad, but the surface is way worse. The iPad is way faster, windows 10 always needs updated, storage fills up fast. But with iPad, your updates take 1 minute! And then you don’t need any more for a couple months! And iPad Pro has way better graphics!

                                                                      • Itzz Techy
                                                                        Itzz Techy  4 weeks back

                                                                        9:48 Maine, beautiful. Although, it does get a tiny bit boring after you've lived there for 9+ years. I have.

                                                                        • Anas Khalil
                                                                          Anas Khalil  4 weeks back

                                                                          It's faster than 92% of all portable PCs
                                                                          Not 92% faster than all portable PCs lol

                                                                          • Everythingappelfan urrutftfy

                                                                            Ipad os 13 changes everything

                                                                            • Autumn Red
                                                                              Autumn Red  4 weeks back

                                                                              Even after the announcements at wwdc209 this video is still very true about most of what it says, not every professional is the same and I'm still going to miss keyboard shortcuts after the announced iPad OS update, as well as working with professional 3d software or using VSTi instruments for music - which I can do with a surface book, for example. I will still have to switch using pencil / hand under determinate circumstances, and so on...

                                                                              The iPad is still going to be a tablet that can be used as a laptop rather than a laptop that can be used as a tablet, which is ok, but still far from being able to replace a real computer.

                                                                              • Autumn Red
                                                                                Autumn Red  4 weeks back

                                                                                翼王 sure, I think there solutions for a lot of things and I use myself iPad sometimes, for the moment and depending on purpose they can’t replace a pc, that’s why my main computer is actually a surface book, because you can really use a full function operative system on it. Apple is now finally starting to go that same way and making the os for the ipad more computer like. iPads have too much power to just be using them as if they were bigger iPhones. I think they should give iPads a full function OS like macs have, so users could as well be using regular software for 3d work or music. That isn’t yet implemented and that’s for me the biggest reason why an iPad cannot replace a computer yet

                                                                              • 翼王
                                                                                翼王  4 weeks back

                                                                                Autumn Red But you can see they are using keyboard in this video from beginning. And there’s a keyboard just behind Linus when he talks about shortcuts. Also, there are PCs could work without keyboard and mouse, like Surface. This video is got something wrong or just out of date, for example You can save files in folders other than iCloud just in iOS 12.

                                                                              • Autumn Red
                                                                                Autumn Red  4 weeks back

                                                                                翼王 sure, but I think what they mean in the video is that you can’t use those keyboard shortcuts if you don’t own the additional keyboard no matter how the apps customize them. When working on a computer you usually use your mouse and your keyboard, which can be very helpful when you want to work quick, on the other hand you usually don’t have a touchscreen. So in both cases you will need some additional gear to get your best workflow, meaning an additional keyboard for the ipad or a touchscreen monitor for your pc

                                                                              • 翼王
                                                                                翼王  4 weeks back

                                                                                Keyboard shortcuts are depending on Apps, not the system. Affinity Photo have a bunch of shortcuts, and most of them are the same with Photoshop. And luma fusion will shows up two pages of shortcuts while you keep press the command key.

                                                                            • e21big
                                                                              e21big  1 months back

                                                                              Or you don't live in North America. Surface Pro 6 aren't cheaper than iPad Pro in a lot of other places (at least it is almost twice as expensive here and that's not even include the keyboard)

                                                                              • Code: Nologyy SONST GIBTS EINE AUFS MAUL

                                                                                Hey buy an 1500$ ipad to replace you Computer
                                                                                But still buy our macs and macbooks for 1200-50000$

                                                                                • Code: Nologyy SONST GIBTS EINE AUFS MAUL

                                                                                  But caaaaaannnnnn

                                                                                  It rUn cRiSis?¿

                                                                                  • Slimestone Expert
                                                                                    Slimestone Expert  1 months back

                                                                                    Wait a Minuit key board short cuts exist but maybe not on an Beta version of photoshop i think all problems were addressed in padOS

                                                                                    • MTI Photography
                                                                                      MTI Photography  1 months back

                                                                                      Apple must have heard you...

                                                                                      • Zin alabddin Mohieddin
                                                                                        Zin alabddin Mohieddin  1 months back

                                                                                        Please revisit the iPad Pro with iPadOS 13.

                                                                                        • Rockford Tech
                                                                                          Rockford Tech  1 months back

                                                                                          Now there’s iPadOS THEY LISTENED TO U

                                                                                          • whiskey4blood
                                                                                            whiskey4blood  1 months back

                                                                                            Ur amazing man... U kinda remind me of me

                                                                                            • jameswalker199
                                                                                              jameswalker199  1 months back

                                                                                              I want to know where the dockable 2-in1s are, those phones that are just a phone until you plug in a monitor, mouse and keyboard, then its just a computer. It doesn't try to be both at the same time, it only tries to be the one you need to use right now.

                                                                                              • Michael Frasca
                                                                                                Michael Frasca  1 months back

                                                                                                I wanna see Linus revisit when iPados comes out