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Category: apple pencil

Category: apple pencil

Astropad’s latest is a combo iPad screen protector/Apple Pencil Tip

One thing you can definitely say about Astropad: they didn’t let a good old fashioned Sherlocking keep them down. Over the years, new Apple features have scorched the earth of many a startup, and while the introduction of Sidecar for macOS certainly knocked the company for a loop, they learned an important lesson about diversifying. Initially, that meant leveraging the Luna Display technology on a variety of different platforms, while adding some innovative use cases, like teleprompter functionality. More recently, Astropad has gotten into the iPad accessories game – no lasting hard feelings against Apple here, I guess. In June,

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Apple Pencils can’t draw straight on third-party replacement iPad screens

Enlarge / iCorrect’s attempts to draw a straight line on an iPad Pro with a third-party replacement screen led them to look at the screen’s embedded chips for parts-pairing problems. (credit: iCorrect UK) The latest part of an Apple device to demand a repair by its maker appears to be the screens on newer iPads. Reports from repair shops and customers suggest that Apple Pencils no longer work properly on non-genuine Apple screens, as they draw squiggly lines on a diagonal instead of straight. Ricky Panesar, CEO of UK repair firm iCorrect, told Forbes that screens replaced on newer iPad

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