NOW is the iPad Pro a Computer??

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Comments • 5 006

  • Square Breaker
    Square Breaker 2 hours ago

    device like this are the future. Nobody wants to buy a full flexed PC to get basic task done and for some high end gaming. When these game streaming services start off then the almighty pc kinda becomes useless.

  • Ibdman2000
    Ibdman2000 11 hours ago

    I loved the dude dancing around LOL!!!!

  • Kent
    Kent 14 hours ago

    The intro makes it like a boy opening a Christmas present then gets disappointed

  • Thomas iPad
    Thomas iPad 21 hour ago

    Im so dissatisfied. Was expecting so much from mouse support

  • Pablo Sánchez Fernández

    Thought u were drawing a dick

  • The Stage Academy Of Music

    Know what I love about the iPad? Tab on the on-screen keyboard. No tab.

  • P.
    P. Day ago

    meh, whatever

  • G Rodriguez
    G Rodriguez Day ago

    Yeh true but just because you stood in poo doesn't mean you need to wash your feet. Marcus loves the time you said it was a good idea to buy that but don't believe everything she says because you might die.

  • Baogar
    Baogar Day ago

    I wish you would not made any videos related to apple. No smart person is going to touch any applecrap.

  • SpeedTech Inc.
    SpeedTech Inc. Day ago

    The drawing of the penis turned into an elephant 😂😂😂😂

  • RaLLyKaTz OoO
    RaLLyKaTz OoO 2 days ago +2

    there turning tablets into notebooks and turning notebooks into tablets. lol Tim cook eating his words

  • qrpnxz
    qrpnxz 2 days ago

    8:18 virgin touch consumer vs Chad mouse user

  • Asher Wade
    Asher Wade 2 days ago

    I "just" decided to Subscribe to your channel, ...and I'm met with an insult ("..once you've gotten 'that' through your thick scull ..."); humm(?); {8~(
    PS/- I 'do' own an iPad Pro {but waiting for the iPadOS 13}, as well as Windows laptop and Android phone, but wanted to hear about what others horrors Apple has in store for me/us.

  • Lavish Lalwani
    Lavish Lalwani 2 days ago

    Great video that presents both sides of the argument well. I don't think Apple should ever release a MacBook with touch screen support. People are constantly asking for mouse/keyboard support on tablets for more complex tasks. Well, laptops are designed for more of those tasks. Why would you want to use touchscreens on a product where mouse/touchpad/keyboard is already better for what you're doing on it. Leave it out and keep the laptops less bulky.

  • barcitaa
    barcitaa 2 days ago

    I love my iPad Pro (I also love my PC) desktop-iPad is the best combo

  • fjfjrfjfjr
    fjfjrfjfjr 2 days ago

    Well done!! Thanks!!

  • Gaming Steve
    Gaming Steve 2 days ago


  • Eric
    Eric 2 days ago

    The iPad is a tablet and the Mac is the computer. The iPad has no desire to unify. This is not a Surface, nor does it want to be. I love the iPad as it is. The pro will have more features, but it will never be a Mac. They might as well remove the mouse support. That attempt is just sad.

  • Mohamed Medhat
    Mohamed Medhat 2 days ago

    Most of these things my note 9 could already do and it comes with a pen

  • Jake Warsaw
    Jake Warsaw 2 days ago

    If you can afford two devices, an iPad Pro is a really great assistant or mobile workspace for folks on the go. But if you can only afford an iPad or a laptop, get the laptop. Even if tablets are the future, it will be years before an iPad is more useful or efficient than a laptop.

  • Todd Omicioli
    Todd Omicioli 2 days ago

    no it isnt, and iphones are no replacement for a dedicated dslr

  • Kim Guo
    Kim Guo 2 days ago

    MAKE THE APPLE PENCIL HAVE A MOUSE FUNCTION (when u move the pencil in the air there is a cursor on the screen, the smooth part of the apple pencil can scroll when you stroke the side)

  • jeet vashisht
    jeet vashisht 3 days ago

    I just came back to watch the start of the video

  • Tyler Hanson
    Tyler Hanson 3 days ago

    Linus hates Apple. we get it.

  • Thang Pham
    Thang Pham 3 days ago +1

    Just get a damn laptop and call it a day.

  • Omega Beta
    Omega Beta 3 days ago

    lol origin pc is the sponsor but they have the worst pre-built pc as per your investigation. they're funny.

    EVOLICIOUS 3 days ago +8

    "Better late than never, now THAT is innovation"
    -Tim Cook 2019

    EVOLICIOUS 3 days ago

    Apple products are basically just the jitterbug for people smart enough to be able to flick a light switch, but still too stupid to figure out how to change the lightbulb.

  • frugalfilmmakers
    frugalfilmmakers 3 days ago +8

    I agree the iPad Pro is not a laptop. But then for a lot of things, it is better. Sometimes, we have to rethink the way we are interfacing with technology.
    Just like Final Cut Pro X is not a video editor, it is a film editor. Premiere is a video editor. Once I realized this, I fell in love with FCPX.

    • frugalfilmmakers
      frugalfilmmakers 23 hours ago

      On Which? IPad Pro is easier than a Laptop for basic computing. Being able to touch the screen is natural compared to a mouse. The operating system does most of the work. It has been made simple because it is based on the consumer IOS. Going to the web, writing email, banking, etc are all controlled by apps that just login by seeing my face. No passwords to use once set up. Everything is smaller and lighter than a laptop with great battery life and much easier to carry.
      The iPad Pro does not require a track pad or mouse. I do recommend the Apple keyboard as it does not require Bluetooth. I am writing this on it right now on it and it is natural and easy. It suggests words if I want to use them. I like the mail app in that I can just swipe to the left to get rid of an email or file it. Because there are so many apps out there most things can be done with an app with out going to the web on a browser.
      I can import photos from my camera by a cable or card reader into photos. For basic video editing there is iMovie and these projects can be imported into FCPX. With the new iPad OS coming this fall with give us a lot more functions like working with USB sticks, drives and a host of other features.
      The downside of using it as a laptop is that there are a lot of applications that don’t have iPad apps yet. The file system is restrictive.
      I have a Microsoft Surface Go as well and I like the touch part of it but it is more clunky to operate as it is using windows 10 which is not as user friendly.

    • Grey Lawson
      Grey Lawson Day ago

      Wait what’s the difference, I’m very interested?

  • Justin Hoskins
    Justin Hoskins 3 days ago

    Im sorry, but for what I use a computer for I just dont see the functional benefit of having a to me a touchscreen MacBook makes NO SENSE to me.

      EVOLICIOUS 3 days ago

      Imagine sitting on a chair, with no desk. You gonna use the mouse on your knee?

      Or, ya know, just buy a real computer/laptop

  • ubarhd1
    ubarhd1 4 days ago

    Very informative video thanks

  • John Gonsalves
    John Gonsalves 4 days ago

    Soooooo, What you're REALLY saying is.... This IOS version "should be hauled away ASSSSS a garbage scow?"??
    ... consult other UberGeekenz, should you miss the re... ;)
    AND, Thank You for Keeping Apple (specifically new iPad Pro's) WITHIN your Scope! This IS helpful for many. ~J

  • Every Day Corey
    Every Day Corey 4 days ago

    Linus...I need your Teva sandals have died on me. What brand do you recommend as a fellow sandal-wearing tech nerd? Help me, are my only hope...

  • QuantumElectricians
    QuantumElectricians 4 days ago

    They want people to think it's a laptop so they will buy it instead of Surface -- but they don't want to ACTUALLY make it a laptop replacement because they want to keep selling Macbooks. It's ridiculous and very transparent. Just make it as good as a really good netbook and keep the hardcore power stuff for Macbook. This weird, ambiguous middle space is annoying and turning people off.

  • Will _
    Will _ 4 days ago

    Everyone that uses Apple: So, is it good for students and/or people that don’t need super heavy processing for $2200+, like the MacBook Pro?
    Linus: Uhhhhhh
    Everyone: So, yes? Seems like it?
    Linus: *stares in apple confusion*
    Everyone: no?
    Linus: T’nsey

  • thedataflo
    thedataflo 5 days ago

    apple sux !!!

  • Maxismaximal
    Maxismaximal 5 days ago +1

    Ipad 6? Still have Lightning

  • Evan Yoohoo
    Evan Yoohoo 5 days ago +3

    Wait, is that USB C? :o

  • Evan Yoohoo
    Evan Yoohoo 5 days ago

    I had mouse support on the first iPhone though :/

  • Juraj markuš
    Juraj markuš 5 days ago

    can you do same stuf with ipad mini 5

  • Pete the Norwegian
    Pete the Norwegian 5 days ago

    A+ for the homemade ad skits :D

  • Bob Sarmiento
    Bob Sarmiento 5 days ago +2

    if the ipod pro is not a computer then the computers of the 90's are giant calculators... 😂

    • KuttyJoe
      KuttyJoe 3 days ago

      I think you mean 80s computers. 90s computers were very serious and powerful. I was running full blown Photoshop, Illustrator, Coreldraw etc on computers in the 90s. The criticism against iPads is not about computing power, it's about what the thing is designed to do. You can't run those programs on an iPad Pro so a PC from the 90s running a 90s version of Photoshop is still more capable than anything running on an iPad.

  • Jake Viskic
    Jake Viskic 5 days ago

    Buy a laptop then... it’s an iPad and it always will be..

  • Oxron206
    Oxron206 5 days ago

    with iOS 13 I was actually considering an iPad for the first time

  • TheNegronomicon
    TheNegronomicon 5 days ago +7

    Apple: We want to give people devices that do specific things and nothing like the other devices we have.
    Also Apple: We want people to pay a premium for each of our devices that only only do a limited range of things.

  • Abe Dillon
    Abe Dillon 5 days ago +8

    Calling an iPad a "computer" is only misleading if you think the word "computer" is a lot more specific than it actually is.

    • Chris
      Chris 3 days ago

      Some dude involved with Tetris licensing when Tetris was a big deal years ago thought that an NES counted as a computer.

    • KuttyJoe
      KuttyJoe 3 days ago

      @Keith Santamaria Smart is also subjective. The root of computer is compute, yes? Many things can fall into that category. Things that existed before electricity and certainly long before we started referring to devices as "smart" If you really want to get technical about computer. Smart is little more than a marketing term actually. Not unlike Retina displays, or Bionic chip.

    • Keith Santamaria
      Keith Santamaria 3 days ago

      @KuttyJoe maybe you have but really anything "smart" is a computer. Even your fridge
      I personally just use the word desktop and laptop to specify what exactly I'm saying

    • KuttyJoe
      KuttyJoe 3 days ago +1

      It's just a word. It's what people understand it to mean that matters. We have established a meaning for the word "computer" and differentiated it from mobile devices.

  • Abe Dillon
    Abe Dillon 5 days ago

    I've always thought Apple's vision was pretty clear: don't make a tablet that's trying to be a laptop, make a tablet that's trying to be a tablet.

  • cjcfm1000
    cjcfm1000 5 days ago

    Apple is trying to change user habits. Plus as you mentioned, they don't want to unite their markets. Ipad users are not necessarily notebook users or vice versa. They want those market share numbers to stay high and not cannibalize themselves.

  • Bender the Offender
    Bender the Offender 5 days ago

    Been doing all of this on a jailbroken ipad 2 for years now as well as using playstation controller for ps2 emulator.

  • xD Vidz
    xD Vidz 5 days ago

    12:17 is that a... a DICK?!

  • Meliodas Muffinz
    Meliodas Muffinz 5 days ago +8

    Fortnite kids he like : OMG I CAN ADD A KEYBOARD TO AN IPAD

      EVOLICIOUS 3 days ago

      @Will _ ew, peasantry.

    • ENTICE
      ENTICE 3 days ago +1

      @Will _ unless you're sway, controllers suck

    • Will _
      Will _ 4 days ago +2


  • Ilia Ananich
    Ilia Ananich 5 days ago

    what if Apple keeps differences between IPad and MacBrook just to force customers to buy both of them?

    • Abe Dillon
      Abe Dillon 5 days ago

      How are they *forcing* the consumer to do anything?

  • 林志懋
    林志懋 5 days ago

    Watching this video on surface go. I would like to buy a product that's Ipad pro+ surface go merge. Smooth and friendly tablet mode with all the apps and full function of a regular computer.

  • Pano 360
    Pano 360 6 days ago

    That’s a shame. They need to entrance the mouse. I’ll get one if they do. I wrong if they don’t.

  • Hazmat Guy
    Hazmat Guy 6 days ago +1

    Why not just dual boot MacOS and iPadOS? Seems like the simplest solution.

  • dombrox
    dombrox 6 days ago

    Android makes the same thing XD

  • dombrox
    dombrox 6 days ago

    I hate when there is pencil latency when you use ipaint or what they are calling that. It is a deal breaker for that thing

  • J J
    J J 6 days ago

    Oh come on. GET ur self out of apple products.

  • Harrysound
    Harrysound 6 days ago +4

    You basically have to be Harry Potter and cast spells for multitasking

  • Ľuboš Kupec
    Ľuboš Kupec 6 days ago

    can anyone test if you can connect to nas server with new file manager?

  • Joou Nen
    Joou Nen 6 days ago

    No ...
    I don't like change 😔

  • Shawn Burton
    Shawn Burton 6 days ago

    Using Win X launcher, I was able to get the interface on my Xiaomi phone to look like Windows Vista. I wonder if you can do the same on the iPad.

  • hotmandead1
    hotmandead1 6 days ago

    Another reason not to buy this device

  • Bartlomiej Zych
    Bartlomiej Zych 6 days ago

    The conclusion was in my opinion very accurate and objective. Thanks for that.

  • Roman Klisiewicz
    Roman Klisiewicz 7 days ago

    Linus as u may know android dev has that feature from years.. yhrm samsung, huawei etc ^^ but wait. Its apple so it must be amazing :p

  • Jopete Romero
    Jopete Romero 7 days ago

    What is that LG laptop at 09:38? thanks

  • Marc-André Désilets
    Marc-André Désilets 7 days ago +1

    iPad or a microsoft surface ?

    • Abe Dillon
      Abe Dillon 5 days ago

      Do you want a tablet that's trying to be a laptop or a tablet that's trying to be a tablet?

  • Reymon Reyes
    Reymon Reyes 7 days ago

    Yes, it's a neutered computer.

  • Rick Bigelow
    Rick Bigelow 7 days ago

    I got an Idea. How about go out and get a windows laptop? Problem solved.

  • Nate DS
    Nate DS 7 days ago

    Hey so does ipadOS work on a non cellular iPad?