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Can the iPad replace the laptop for work?

Using the iPad Pro for work and home-based learning is less efficient. Here are some reasons why

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In recent years, Apple has been making the iPad more of a computer and less of a phone. It used to be just a giant iPhone.

Today, it has a files folder system, reads USB thumb drives, allows multi-tasking operations and supports the use of a Bluetooth mouse.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 22, 2020, with the headline 'Can the iPad replace the laptop for work?'. Subscribe