I must admit that I do not own an iPad Pro or the Apple Pencil, so I can’t download any of these apps and try them out. Most of the drawings look really good though.
The Astropad lets you turn your iPad into a drawing tablet for your Mac computer. You can draw directly into a program such as Photoshop or Illustrator. It only costs $29.99, a fraction of the cost of a Wacom tablet.
Here’s an interview with Sir Jony Ive in which he details how he and his design team developed the Apple Pencil.
A summary of the review is that the iPad Pro is a good tool for sketching, but not a computer for doing serious work. I have never used any digital device that could come close to giving me the control over my sketching I get with a simple, no-tech pencil. I make drawings and ink them, scan them, and finish them (sometimes) in Photoshop or Illustrator. I don’t need an iPad Pro for my art work.
The new Apple iPad Pro has some amazing apps and tools for creating art, such as the Apple Pencil. The apps include uMake, Procreate,and Paper.
Here’s a lengthy review of the new Apple TV streaming media device.
Apple has just acquired LinX, a company that makes high-quality camera modules for small devices. This is fueling speculation that the next iPhone will have a DSLR-like camera.