The iPad Pro is a dream machine for graphic designers and media mavens, but this elegant tablet needs more optimized apps and accessories before it can fully achieve laptop-killer status.
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It's still not a full-fledged laptop killer, but the new 9.7-inch iPad Pro is the best iPad ever made -- a near-perfect balance of tablet power and portability.
Advanced photo editing features and tons of artistic tools for creating and editing images make Pixelmator a must-have for photo enthusiasts and well worth the price.
Apple's aging mid-range tablet is still the perfect mix of size and performance for nearly everyone.
The iPad Mini 4 makes the most of iOS 9 and has a number of welcome upgrades, but its high price will have some skipping straight up to larger iPad Air models.
The full-sized keys and flexible hinge are both nice touches, but the Typo for iPad Air doesn't deliver as much as its price tag demands.
One of 2013's best, the iPad Mini 3 is still a compelling choice despite the lack of upgrades. However, the nearly identical and significantly cheaper iPad Mini 2 is a smarter buy.
As long as you take the time to learn its features, TouchCast has a ton of potential for making great videos.
The ClamCase Pro for iPad Air is a bendable multifunction keyboard case that doubles as a clever desk stand. It's the best accessory for fulfilling your iPad-as-laptop fantasies, provided you can live with a few drawbacks.
You'll pay a premium for it, but the ClamCase Pro for iPad Mini is the best and most versatile all-around keyboard case we've seen.