TNSS 182: Apple's New iPad Pro, MacBook Air, and Mac mini


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On The New Screen Savers recorded on Saturday, November 10, 2018, with Leo Laporte and Jason Snell:

  • Leo and Jason discuss Samsung's unveiling of its first foldable phone and other hot topics.
  • We have all the new products Apple announced last week starting with the completely redesigned iPad Pro which features an edge-to-edge Liquid Retina display, FaceID, the A12X Bionic chip that rivals the power of most PCs, a USB-C port, the new Apple Pencil, and more.
  • Leo and Jason also give their take on the new thinner and lighter MacBook Air that adds Retina display, Touch ID, and a Force Touch trackpad to the popular ultrabook.
  • Leo also compares the MacBook Air to a similarly priced Windows ultrabook, the Huawei MateBook X Pro, packing features an edge-to-edge display, 8th-gen Intel Core i7, and a dedicated NVIDIA GeForce MX150 GPU.
  • Jason Snell gives his review for the new Mac mini which hasn't had a major update in 4 years, greatly increasing its performance with quad or 6-core Intel processors, up to 64GB of RAM, and a fast SSD up to 2TB.
  • RED, a leading maker of digital cinema cameras, entered the Android market with the Hydrogen One which features a 3D holographic display. Jason Howell gives his review.​

Hosts: Leo Laporte and Jason Snell

Guest: Jason Howell

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