NOW is the iPad Pro a Computer??

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  • John L
    John L Day ago

    Dude, dude, dude- there is no way that Riley's productivity work was anything less than excruciating being forced to use an iPad. Trying to use an iPad for anything other than light browsing and games is reserved for those who could be labeled as Unimaginative Non-visionaries who ask not what could be, but rather say to themselves I guess I can make it work, I see no other alternatives.
    And really, doesn't a giant leap backwards always feel revolutionary when your always facing the wrong direction.

  • Loren MJ
    Loren MJ 2 days ago

    Finally an attempt to understand rather than just complain. Even watching the short bit of someone touching the MacBook screen was fingernails on a chalkboard. Do Not Touch my laptop screen. Touch screens are overrated for most people anyway. They don’t walk around with their laptops all day with their thumb next to the screen. Get an iPad if you want to just browse the web like that.

    DEEPAK DEVADAS 3 days ago

    I am using a ipad pro I found it very helpful for my job and reading tons of books and materials

  • Sushant Kumar
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  • Göktan Çelik
    Göktan Çelik 3 days ago

    Can u play games with keyboard?

  • SaulsieBerries
    SaulsieBerries 3 days ago


  • Andreas R. Hoffmann
    Andreas R. Hoffmann 3 days ago

    adding more and more complicated finger gestures doesn't make iOS more user-friendly....especially because the OS doesn't tell you about its new gestures....iPadOS kinda sounds nasty if you read it like this "ipados"is just like "homeos"aka homeOS....

  • Mike Wachter
    Mike Wachter 3 days ago

    Why would apple want to make the iPad a computer replacement when they have MacBooks? Why is everyone so worried about that. It's a fucking iPad. You're supposed to touch it

  • kyuuyoshibi
    kyuuyoshibi 3 days ago

    A computer is a device that computes.

  • Bukan Vanessa Angel
    Bukan Vanessa Angel 4 days ago

    Even a calculator is a computer. Wtf are you on?

  • Danishblunt
    Danishblunt 5 days ago

    Why the hell would I ever go for a trash product like the Ipad Pro if I can get a surface pro? I legit don't understand.

  • Abdul Ghani
    Abdul Ghani 7 days ago

    what's a computer?

  • dee douglas
    dee douglas 7 days ago +1

    bluetooth mice usb keyboard

  • CorwinINaDSM
    CorwinINaDSM 7 days ago

    All I see are sandals on a pedestal

    • Chelle
      Chelle 5 days ago

      CorwinINaDSM are your eyes ok?

  • pohmakas33
    pohmakas33 8 days ago +1

    so essentially, apple views people who use a mouse as disabled as people who are blind or deaf?

  • Octane
    Octane 8 days ago

    How is nobody talking about that sick intro!

  • Seyfettin A.
    Seyfettin A. 9 days ago

    iPad never can be a computer .

  • RedMage Gaming
    RedMage Gaming 9 days ago +5

    "I expect a file manager" Shows device manager on screen.

  • Mihir Khare
    Mihir Khare 12 days ago

    Who still uses windows 98 Linus does

  • chris p
    chris p 13 days ago

    What about surface laptop ? Isn't it both a more portable = better laptop and a tablet ?

    • ConnectedR
      ConnectedR 10 days ago

      Definitely not a better tablet.

  • Chris
    Chris 14 days ago

    Question for iPad/keyboard users:
    Someting I've been wondering and must ask someone who actually uses the Ipad/Keyboard setup:
    How do you scroll? Scrolling is a big part of interactions with my device. For example to place this comment I used my trackpad on my Mac (or my mouse on my PC) to hit the comment section. Every document or webpage you consume: you scroll. But with the iPad/Keyboard: does this really mean I have to raise my hand every time and put my finger on a vertical display to do my scrolling? How can that possibly be efficient, ergonomic and comfortable? It doesn't make sense to me how that can work.

  • Laura N.
    Laura N. 16 days ago +3

    Hey Linus. We are nearly at the end of 2019 and i'm still searching if there is a way to connect a device (rasberry pi, android dongle or windows dongle) to an ipad and so have the benefit to carry around more oses as the kangaroo mini windows pc was offering back in 2016 with the "kangaroo-ipad os". Why is this so hard to do? I'm not even talking about dual booting between these 3 predominant oses, but just using external dongles as we do with the old tvs to make them smart...

  • Sukh Qazmi
    Sukh Qazmi 17 days ago

    This was as dramatic as apple products n apple fanboys... Lol.

  • Sukh Qazmi
    Sukh Qazmi 17 days ago +1

    Wasnt all this already available in Samsung Tabs for years now?! O.o.O
    *Scratches head*

    ABSMCPE 18 days ago

    0:43 What's an ipad?

  • Kristian Nemeth
    Kristian Nemeth 19 days ago

    can you please ask youtube to add emojis to the like button. please please please 😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭

  • Kristian Nemeth
    Kristian Nemeth 19 days ago

    thank you for the laugher 😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭

  • Kristian Nemeth
    Kristian Nemeth 19 days ago

    😭😭😭 im sorry but your comments are just to DIE for 😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭

  • Un_ Man
    Un_ Man 21 day ago +1

    5:58 I just realized that he wrote "you are alll breathtaking" lol

  • Toopienator
    Toopienator 23 days ago

    Do a review on the Galaxy Tab S6 please.

  • Brendan Mac
    Brendan Mac 24 days ago

    I agree, if you try and “replace” your computer with an iPad it will be an injustice to the iPad and a disappointing experience to you.
    iPad is unique to itself and shouldn’t be compared. It’s like comparing apples and oranges. They’re different. And Apple probably wants you to have both of them. (Considering they make both of them)

  • Twe Foju
    Twe Foju 24 days ago

    i am one that has just joined the "ipad pro as a desktop replacement" race, and i love it so far!
    Now i know different people have different use, but as a father of a 2 and 1 year old son and daughter, gone the days of serious gaming that requires a proper PC, i have been doing just Netflix, USclip, Browsing and yes, some mobile MMO for the past 3 years or so.. so i figure, my PC is an overkill for that and takes up the space. so i just recently gave my PC away and setup a ipad pro as my desktop with wireless mouse and keyboard from Satechi and the USB C hubs ( super important ) and man, i love it, my table looks so good :D

  • The Gamerz
    The Gamerz 26 days ago


  • Kuddlesom Kraken
    Kuddlesom Kraken 26 days ago

    Linuse's dad-sandals in the background of every shot of him holding the IPAD.

  • notthere83
    notthere83 26 days ago

    Haha "... harder to use" while showing people using laptops on a plane. Where getting a reasonable display angle for a laptop suuuucks (unless you're rich and can afford to fly business class).

  • Nintendo gamer 222
    Nintendo gamer 222 28 days ago

    IMO, an iPad could only be a laptop replacement if you already have a Windows desktop computer. That way, you can still use Windows-only functionalities and have a high performance machine for games, while having a portable device for simpler tasks while going outside or while laying in bed, for example.

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    Because a fairly GOOD laptop costs the same price!!!!!

  • Technic Machine
    Technic Machine Month ago

    Why is the camera not level.

  • Tyrion
    Tyrion Month ago

    They should give you an option to map 3d touch to the right button. I mean, that's what it's usually used as, right? Secondary input for a menu. (Or on hold-down left)

  • Wesley Mercer
    Wesley Mercer Month ago

    I agree, I don't think that the iPad is bad or that the OS is bad, what I do think is that the iPad is definitely a tablet not a computer. That is my problem with it, it's a tablet, not a computer.

  • Nick
    Nick Month ago

    That's an awfully lot of words to say "Apple are a shit company"

  • Jurgis Florijonas Vaiginis

    2:56 windows? I heard that somewhere

  • ian walker
    ian walker Month ago

    This is exactly what i have decided to do at the minute, the iPad pro for me can do everything i need on a daily basis. There are times when i miss the Macbook. BUT on the whole i can use the iPad for everything.

  • classicmwk
    classicmwk Month ago

    Thumbs up for the sandals on the shelf!!!

  • OmegaDaBoi
    OmegaDaBoi Month ago

    The tab s6 and surface go/pro are the best inbetweeners between a laptop and tablet.

  • Chris Smith
    Chris Smith Month ago


  • protocal
    protocal Month ago

    would you recommend Ipad pro for uni students?

    • Chelle
      Chelle 5 days ago

      protocal no. Just buy a freakin laptop

  • KK Kapur
    KK Kapur Month ago

    if you download windows 10 then yes it is a laptop replacement because it is really powerful, equal to intel 10th gen 10nm, but better than intel 8th gen u processors. ANd for a cheaper price with dci p3 color gamut. WIth windows 10 downloaded it is killer of all windows devices except of rmicrosoft surface pro 7

  • mamamia88
    mamamia88 Month ago

    I don't get it.I would love to have had this on vacation. This whole "what's a computer and what isn't?" is stupid. It's just a matter of using the form factor that fit's your life the best. Personally on my last vacation I carried a huge thinkpad, fire tablet, and kindle. This is much lighter than the thinkpad, would do 99% of what I want on vacation, and not break my back doing so. That being said the regular ipad is $300 and everything has bluetooth so why not just buy a cheap bluetooth keyboard/mouse on amazon and use that? Or do they nerf it? I know you can do that on any android tablet.

  • mamamia88
    mamamia88 Month ago

    I want one. Can it run powershell?

  • Venkatã Chiluvuri
    Venkatã Chiluvuri Month ago

    Who the hell keep sandals on a rack.

  • DarkKnight731
    DarkKnight731 Month ago

    I don't even like apple or their iPhones and always thought of the iPad as a iPhone with a bigger screen, but I'll admit that with ipados they've done a lot and really stepped up the game and now I actually want an iPad lol

  • Generalsharkk
    Generalsharkk Month ago

    epa ya susti

  • Em Fernandez
    Em Fernandez Month ago

    Soooo ironic...that Macintosh led the way with having the first mouse available for public use on their first we can't even use a mouse on theirs. LoLz