“Powerful as the iPad Pro is, there are still a number of tasks that need the additional power offered by a Mac,” Ben Lovejoy writes for 9to5Mac. “Video, audio and photo editing are obvious examples: you can do them on an iPad, but it would be a poor choice of primary device. Software developers, too, need Macs.”
“But even if you need neither the power nor the specialist apps of a Mac,” Lovejoy writes, “there’s still one area where I think the iPad falls down when comparing it to a Mac: the lack of a user-accessible file-system.”
“Steve Jobs, of course, argued that a file-system was an outdated concept. Why should a user have to either know or care where their files were stored? They simply open the app and do whatever it is they need to do,” Lovejoy writes. “That works fine for simple tasks, but not for complex ones involving multiple apps.”
Read more in the full article here.
MacDailyNews Take: As we wrote near the end of last year:
Imagine an “iOS Pro” mode.
Turn on iOS Pro on your iPad Pro
1. Tap Settings > General, and make sure iOS Pro is turned on.
2. There is no step two.
Hey, we can dream, can’t we?