Apple has been slowly enhancing its iPad Pro with screen assistance, USB-C, and even the capability to utilize a mouse with the tablet. All of these enhancements have caused more of a requirement for a docking option if you wish to try to use the iPad Pro as a desktop-like PC. MagicDock has appeared on Kickstarter, and it seems like among the much better iPad Pro docks we’ve seen up until now.
It’s remarkably comparable to Kensington’s Surface Dock and looks like it was at least based on the hinge style for Microsoft’s Surface Studio. Either method, MagicDock has some minor enhancements over what is offered on the Surface side.
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Some key features of MagicDock
As you ‘d anticipate from a dock, there are ports at the back to link up devices or a display. There’s an HDMI port, a single USB-C port, a regular USB 3.0 port, and even a 3.5 mm audio jack for speakers or earphones. The Dock will work with the 12.9-inch and 11-inch 2018 iPad Pro designs. However, you’ll need to choose the best one to match your iPad.
The dock is made from anodized aluminium, and it looks reasonably durable in the Kickstarter video, however like anything from Kickstarter you never understand the real quality till the job is finished. The dock’s developer, Steve Warren, has thought about most elements of a modern-day docking option. There’s even a microfiber cover where you connect your iPad Pro to safeguard the back of the gadget.
MagicDock has currently reached a method past its financing objective on Kickstarter after merely 24 hours. However, there’s still a couple of areas delegated to get an 11-inch design for $99 or the 12.9-inch variation for $109. Just like anything on Kickstarter, it might never get here or look various in its last kind, so be cautioned before backing it with your money.