The Magic Keyboard with a 12.9-inch 2020 iPad Professional. [credit: Samuel Axon ]
Regardless of its apparently unwavering dedication to utilizing the Lightning port in iPhones, Apple just isn’t normally squeamish about ending assist for outdated equipment and merchandise when it heralds the newest, best model of one thing.
That is particularly obvious this week, as it has been revealed that the brand new 12.9-inch iPad Professional will not work with the Magic Keyboard Apple made for its predecessor only one yr in the past.
French web site iGeneration was the primary to cowl the information, explaining that though the 2020 and 2021 12.9-inch iPad Professional are largely comparable, the brand new one is 0.5 mm thicker. The location claimed to have seen Apple documentation saying that the older Magic Keyboard wouldn’t be supported. AppleInsider later claimed to obtain affirmation straight from Apple that that is the case.
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