Members of The MacJury spent the first weekend with the new 9.7-inch iPad Pro, and got together to discuss their impressions and how it stacks up against its larger brother, and against the previous iPad Air 2. Configurations, Apple Pen support and why it isn’t just for artists, the new speaker system, consumption device vs. productivity device, cases and more are judged by the panel of Michael E. Cohen, Jean MacDonald, Jim Tanous and host Chuck Joiner.
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Michael E. Cohen has worked as a teacher, a programmer, a Web designer, a multimedia producer, and a certified usability analyst. A regular contributor to TidBITS, he is the author of several books including Take Control of TextExpander, Take Control of PDFpen 7, Take Control of iBooks Author, and Take Control of Pages. You can follow him on Twitter.
Jean MacDonald is the Founder and Executive Director of App Camp For Girls, a program to encourage more girls to pursue software development, as well as an active member of the tech community. Jean also publishes a weekly newsletter, Well-Tempered. A would-be rock ‘n roll star, you can follow all of Jean’s exploits on her Twitter stream.
Jim M. Tanous runs TekRevue, a general interest technology site covering the most important stories each day from the world of Mac, Windows, Mobile, and Gaming, along with frequent tips and tutorials on how to get the most out of your technology. He also stops by The Mac Observer each week to drop off a tip or two from the Mac Geek Gab podcast. Prior to starting TekRevue, Jim wrote for The Mac Observer, fixed computers for Apple, installed medical records software for McKesson, and assisted attorneys at a New York law firm. Born in Buffalo, NY, Jim now lives in Erie, PA with his wife and young son, and spends most of his day trying to keep the family’s three cats off of his desk. You can contact Jim via Twitter, Facebook, Google+, or email.