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Join the dark side with a rare $80 discount on the latest iPad Air

Join the dark side with a rare $80 discount on the latest iPad Air

A lot of you got upset with me when I waxed poetic on how much better iPads are than Android tablets. Well here's your chance to put your money where your mouth is ... albeit slightly less of your money than usual. As part of Prime Day, Amazon is offering $80 off of the latest generation of the iPad Air. It's a fantastic deal on the "sweet spot" of the iPad lineup.

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I gave up on Android tablets after I discovered the iPad as a writing tool

I gave up on Android tablets after I discovered the iPad as a writing tool

There’s a dream I’ve had for years: a platonic ideal of consumer electronics. I dream of the perfect mobile writing machine.

I imagine a device that’s compact and light enough to carry anywhere, without the need for supporting hardware, and which differs enough from a conventional laptop or desktop interface to let me focus entirely on writing. With all that included, it needs to be powerful enough to run multiple applications at a time: a word processor, a small browser window for supplementary research, and a media player for music.

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Get the M1 iPad Pro at its lowest price yet from Amazon and Walmart

Get the M1 iPad Pro at its lowest price yet from Amazon and Walmart

Android's got some good ones, but the iPad is widely considered to be the gold standard when it comes to tablets. This year's iPad Pro models pack the same Apple-designed M1 chip that's used in the new iMacs, so they're crazy powerful for tablets. The 11-inch model is also already on sale: you can get it for $50 off at Amazon and Walmart.

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Are there Android tablets worth buying instead of an iPad?

Are there Android tablets worth buying instead of an iPad?

Apple announced a bunch of new stuff today at its spring event, including several new iPad models. As Android fans, we're more than a little jealous — our ecosystem of choice just doesn't have a go-to option the way Apple's does. But that's not to say we're without options altogether. We actually think iPads are great, but if you want a bigger portable screen without having to learn a new OS's quirks, here are some of the best picks on our side of the wall.

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Stadia is now available on iOS thanks to Google's clever workaround

Stadia is now available on iOS thanks to Google's clever workaround

It's been over a year since Google launched Stadia, and since then the cloud gaming service has continued releasing new features and rolling out to more countries. Last month, we heard that Stadia might be coming to Apple devices, and now that moment has arrived — although you won't find it via the App Store.

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Google Stadia and Microsoft xCloud won't come to iOS due to App Store rules

Google Stadia and Microsoft xCloud won't come to iOS due to App Store rules

Google has stayed quiet about bringing its Stadia game streaming platform to iOS, even though the game library application has been available on the App Store for a while now. Meanwhile, Microsoft has been testing its xCloud competitor on iOS, but now it seems neither product will see a full release on Apple's mobile devices.

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Weekend poll: Do you use an iPhone or iPad?

Weekend poll: Do you use an iPhone or iPad?

I know, we're the Android Police, but the highlight of this week's news when it comes to phones is clearly Apple's WWDC and iOS 14. Not all of our readers stick to Android, plenty of you may be reading these very words from an iPad or iPhone. We're not here to judge, but we're curious to know how many of you use iOS devices — whether that's in addition to an Android device or not.

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Using a 2FA security key with your Google account on iOS is about to get easier

Using a 2FA security key with your Google account on iOS is about to get easier

Hardware two-factor security keys are your safest bet for digital security, but they aren’t always easy to use. Up until now, using a two-factor hardware key with your Google account on iOS has been a bit of a pain, since it had to work through the Smart Lock app. But now, Google is making things much easier for iPhone and iPad users.

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The iPad is the only tablet worth buying during lockdown

The iPad is the only tablet worth buying during lockdown

Between marathon Netflix binge sessions and Zoom calls with the family, we're all spending a lot more time online these days. And though we might be encouraged to stay six feet apart in public, we're closer and more connected with one another than ever before. So if you're getting tired of carrying your laptop between rooms at home, and your phone just isn't cutting it, tablets are the perfect middle-ground for content consumption and communication. But even if you're a die-hard Android fan, you should probably consider the iPad before anything else.

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YouTube adapts its website to large touchscreens like iPads and Chromebooks

YouTube adapts its website to large touchscreens like iPads and Chromebooks

If you have an Android tablet or an iPad, you've likely installed the native YouTube app on them to enjoy your videos. But for those of you who haven't, and for anyone who's browsing YouTube on a touch-enabled Chromebook or PC, you'll be glad to know the website is now better suited for touch interaction.

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