Replace your Laptop... with Something Worse!

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  • EluciaDeLuteIma
    EluciaDeLuteIma 2 days ago

    We need more riley.

  • Micaela Puls
    Micaela Puls 3 days ago

    I use my iPad to write notes / summaries in University lectures... alongside my Surface Pro which runs R Studio, Anaconda, Latex, Full Photshop etc. I found the Surface pen to unreliable for handwriting hours on end but the iPad Pro is not capable of running all the applications I need. It's a good combo IMO. Each device what it's best at.

  • kuhler Typ
    kuhler Typ 4 days ago

    lol weirdo

  • Steven
    Steven 4 days ago

    Fuck Apple and fuck iOS. They suck ass.

  • WhiteGriffin92093
    WhiteGriffin92093 6 days ago

    I agree 100%
    iPad Pro 2018 < Touchscreen Laptops/Surface Pro

  • awesomeferret
    awesomeferret 6 days ago

    That aspect ratio is so impractical for this channel that it's offensive. Stop it. Get some help. Black bars on 98+ percent of devices is NOT cool.

  • Matthias Kstng
    Matthias Kstng 6 days ago

    As a student I can’t use the iPad without a PC, bc I can’t create variable dates or contents with word.

  • Giuseppe Jay Gambino
    Giuseppe Jay Gambino 6 days ago +1

    i will never replace my 2000 dollars gaming laptop for that peace of shit

  • Shadowfax Stallionus

    Apple: Hit the road Jack, and don't you come back
    No more, no more, no more, no more!
    Hit the road Jack
    And don't you come back no more.

  • JustRockIt141
    JustRockIt141 7 days ago

    xbox1x stats but Iet alone console game I cant even play most webpage game on the device LOL

  • Matt Loveday
    Matt Loveday 7 days ago

    10/10 intro

  • Ramir Enriquez
    Ramir Enriquez 7 days ago

    This channel just became funnier for some reason, in my opinion, I'm here for the sarcasm

  • SuperGrimmy
    SuperGrimmy 8 days ago

    The more interesting part of tablets these days is a possible rise of ARM/Risk CPUs moving into the desktop world as the line between tablet and pc is getting smaller. Even Microsoft have started taking this very seriously. The boost in increased battery life alone is worth it for the average consumer.

  • Panache Automotive
    Panache Automotive 8 days ago

    On word DeX...

  • James Ultrabot
    James Ultrabot 8 days ago

    even microsoft did it better the company that can't even make a good phone

  • FarmYard Gaming
    FarmYard Gaming 8 days ago +1

    Oh, OK.

  • BBC600
    BBC600 9 days ago

    What’s the song at the beginning during the montage?

  • Joseph Grigoletti
    Joseph Grigoletti 9 days ago

    The iPad has become Shoshanna Shapiro.... meh

  • elegant047
    elegant047 10 days ago

    This iPad is just a step in wrong direction. If they would get it to work under their normal desktop operating system, it would make sense to use it as a light alternative to macbook. I work as a IT technician and for my 95% use in field is covered by a windows tablet with ridiculus bad specs, HP 608 G1 from 2015. I just need standart office use, web browse, use of light apps like putty, rdp and so on. But i also often need to give control to a external specialist and there is the point why i cant use android for it, as the used remote administrator tools are for windows. I have to say i am really sad that the companies are not producing 8" tablets with the intel m3 processors.

  • Ciaran Fahy
    Ciaran Fahy 10 days ago

    Do you know what else you could get.
    A fucking workstation laptop, and a wacom drawing tablet

  • Blueis Notgreen
    Blueis Notgreen 10 days ago

    I am a professional illustrator and graphic designer, full time for the last 12 years Wouldn’t cut it. Wacom companion 1 is better. Pencil only has pressure...weak

  • Latakia
    Latakia 11 days ago

    Kind of like how a unicycle can replace a bicycle.

  • Dima Bondarenko
    Dima Bondarenko 11 days ago

    Surface full windows 10... why you lie?

  • hi hi
    hi hi 11 days ago

    It sorta has to remain as a tablet. If the tablet could do everything that a laptop could do, we would just use the tablet instead as a PC. But after all it would theoretically be the same device - a mobile PC. It would in fact remove the idea of a tablet, witch is a mobile functional computer that can fix thinks quickly on the go. Instead of using a pretty heavy device with a big charger. There are no needs for Pro PC tablets. Only upgraded PC's that is more handy on the go. The tablets must remain as it is and be used as it was build for. Like quickly accessing your storage with the help of the cloud, or watching your favourite tv shows on a streaming service. The idea of the tablet was never meant for PC work, but for "tablet stuff". An easy way to access or edit your work with limited mobile options or for entertainment. That's kinda what everyone is using an iPad for, because that is the way it was designed.

  • The InvisibleGaijin
    The InvisibleGaijin 11 days ago

    I was about to flip when you almost said that you liked the old way of the Apple Pencil charging....

  • Jace Vo
    Jace Vo 11 days ago

    Would it it be a generational gap type of thing?

  • dante matthews
    dante matthews 12 days ago

    I like my 4k 2 in 1 laptop asus q534ux-bi7t22

  • Charles Yeo
    Charles Yeo 12 days ago

    Nice intro hijack

  • 0Just Nothing0
    0Just Nothing0 12 days ago

    Can you replace my pc with something worse? Because my pc keep getting BSOD

  • Alexander Krebs
    Alexander Krebs 12 days ago

    Hey stopp the Files app shows OneDrive, DropBox, FileBrowser (AFP, SMB Servers and more) really better research needed.

  • Alexander Krebs
    Alexander Krebs 12 days ago

    Why are you all going to compare it with a Laptop. That wont work! You need to see it as a new device. You need to build new muscle memory vor your daily tasks so it can be your only computer. I’m now iPad only and it works great . . . and yes I am a professional bird photographer.

  • mihir kattimani
    mihir kattimani 12 days ago

    *i’m linus I hate consoles cause I’m white boy who thinks price and bunch a specs make pc better and nothing else can compare to
    Pc!!!!!! If you don’t like PC then there’s something really wrong with you cause consoles are ugh 30 FPS gaming all about FPS and nothing else at all not the experience and not even the games cause pc is expensive and I paid money so I wanna brahebgeebejbsdjd 😭😭😭😭*

  • Can you sub me please
    Can you sub me please 12 days ago +1

    No way I'm going to compare this with my PC or any consoles out there #apple$$$fuck you

  • MLGDatBoi1738
    MLGDatBoi1738 12 days ago

    The OS is cool in my opinion. I like the wallpapers. The specs tho are just garbage for the price you are paying. My $900 PC is better than the iMac at everything except display resolution. MacBook and MacBook Air are not worthy of video editing. MacBook Pro, that's worthy, but it could have significantly better specs(no, it won't overheat), better keyboard and a USB port. iMac Pro is pure overkill. Nothing requires 32 cores or 128 gb of RAM. What are you trying to do find the size of the universe? It could also have a much better GPU for their 5k display. And their keyboard and mouse are overpriced for just being thin and wireless. The computer sucks, the OS is good.

  • Daniel
    Daniel 13 days ago

    Complaining about the good ol jack in 2019 sounds even more idiotic that it was in 2018.
    “But I want my cassette player in the Lamborghini” yeah, shut up and buy some vintage ford then.

  • Daniel
    Daniel 13 days ago +1

    Linus having problem with having to touch the screen on an iPad, but at the same time wanting touch on Mac is kind of idiotic and makes him feel like a chimp even more.

  • Lucas Sanctus
    Lucas Sanctus 13 days ago

    To me it's still a big iPhone. I can connect a full size bluetooth keyboard to an iPhone as well. So why bother? The apple pencil? A bigger screen? Nah, I don't know, it's superfluous. If I wanted a device between my desktop and a phone, it would be a 12-inch macbook. It really could replace my desktop. I know it's hella expensive, at least it justifies the price a bit by being cute & lightweight.... But Why not stick with a 2018 macbook pro? Just a littleeeee bit heavier.
    Damnit apple!!! Why make choices harder!? Whatever, if I had 1k spare I could consider it as a nice little toy where I can "work" when I'm sloppy... Otherwise I sit in front of my desktop with much more resources.

  • Ryan Ginnelly
    Ryan Ginnelly 13 days ago

    (SYSTEM) IPad mini 2 joined the server
    (system) IPad Pro has joined the server
    (SYSTEM) Jerryrigeverything has joined
    (SYSTEM) Linus Tech Tips has joined
    (Jerry ) Let’s kill the IPad Pro
    (Linus) NOOOOO!!

  • michael
    michael 13 days ago

    4:10 I actually laughed out loud. Well said.

  • Webkinz Show
    Webkinz Show 13 days ago

    Why did I think that was a real pencil in the intro?

  • Orionmemes
    Orionmemes 13 days ago

    you didnt mention that you could just buy a macbook for the same amount of money

  • Lorenzo Tds
    Lorenzo Tds 13 days ago

    Pro - sciutto

  • underwaterman
    underwaterman 13 days ago

    id like to see ios abolished and mac os take on those functions. one os for more consistency.

  • underwaterman
    underwaterman 13 days ago

    what's the tri spiked green logo linus sports?

  • Peter Freeman
    Peter Freeman 13 days ago

    But... the Surface Pro has Windows on it. So if they were giving it to you and GIVING you $1200 it still would not be worth it.

  • Peter Freeman
    Peter Freeman 13 days ago

    When you buy a car, do you want it to be designed to have a horse attached to it as an alternative means of propulsion?
    I don’t get it. A cable is just a cabbage idea compared to Wirelesses.... are you crying for a wired mouse still perhaps?

    • Roger Barreto
      Roger Barreto 12 days ago

      Wired Headphones have much better Audio Quality than their wireless counterparts, an important factor for a "" Professional""

  • Molly Cutpurse
    Molly Cutpurse 13 days ago

    All so bloody true!!!!!!!!!!! I've written 63 novels and I wouldn't write one on an iPad.

  • AnimalStomper
    AnimalStomper 13 days ago +1

    Great hardware wasted on a shitty phone OS...

  • Matt Halpain
    Matt Halpain 13 days ago

    i am a hobby artist and hobby PC builder. I have a 2018 iPad (not pro) and I love it for drawing. I use Photoshop on my Windows PC and late 2012 i7 mac mini. I love that I can draw on the iPad and port over to PS on my PC and vice versa. I agree with Linus, Apple please make macOS more touch and make full macOS on iPad. The screen on the 2018 iPad is gorgeous with dense pixel density of the screen or retina display. I have a 4k TV and 4K monitor on my PC (not mac mini) and to create content on my windows PC is comparable to when I look at the screen of my 2018 iPad, that being high pixel density. That being said I think I will buy a Wacom drawing pad to draw directly into Photoshop on my Windows PC and bypass my iPad. My PC is way more powerful than my 2018 iPad. My PC specs are 8th gen i3, gtx 1060 with 6gb vRAM, 8gb RAM, and SSD for the OS drive. I hear Adobe is making a version of PS for the iPad, so that is some thing I will have to try. My Windows PC handles PS with ease. But I don't think my iPad can handle full PS and my iPad would have to run a mobile version of PS.

  • thanawit sagulthang
    thanawit sagulthang 13 days ago

    Love the phrase "it can but it shouldn't"

  • XueGuang Lu
    XueGuang Lu 13 days ago +1

    My LTE iPad + google voice replaced my phone. A researcher by day and programmer by night, I used last year's model for more than a year now, which gradually became essential, it is now my scratch paper, notebook, and terminal. It's also a good device to read articles, watch TheXvid, listen to music and audiobooks. Everything I need to do electronically can now be done with my old iPad with same or even better efficiency. Nevertheless, I found myself more at home with a laptop or desktop. Old habits die hard, I am not selling my MacBook.

  • lez carpenter
    lez carpenter 13 days ago

    i rather having my huion pen display and full desktop if your an artist and cant afford a wacom just get a huion not this, ive used this, its not that great for drawing.

  • ThatGuyThatGames
    ThatGuyThatGames 13 days ago +1

    Why doesnt apple just allow you to use mac os with touch support on it? It can't hurt to try and add touch screen support to Mac os or mouse support for iOS.

    • Peter Freeman
      Peter Freeman 13 days ago

      ThatGuyThatGames Agreed the issue is iOS. Look it’s better than Windows, at least it’s not fighting against you and just outright unreliable, but if it was MacOS and not iOS it would become seriously useful. I had to by a mobile computing solution and I went with a MacBook Air, not one of these.

    7AK3D GAMES 13 days ago

    The all new razer razor

  • douchbagat
    douchbagat 13 days ago

    ipads are for children to play minecraft
    ipad pro is for older children

  • Chaschuky999
    Chaschuky999 13 days ago

    I see that dbrand skin Linus 👀

  • Daniel Little
    Daniel Little 13 days ago

    *Proceeds to run windows on a macbook*
    *Proceeds to run android on an ipad*

  • nelvin cung
    nelvin cung 13 days ago


  • Nicolás Luna
    Nicolás Luna 14 days ago

    ipad pro is for people who are not pro and wanna feel like so :V

  • CLeeP1983
    CLeeP1983 14 days ago

    Low tensile strength is free! No charge for bent chassis!! Can Apple go bankrupt, now?

  • mercedesbenzformula1
    mercedesbenzformula1 14 days ago

    Apple is a horrible company as proved by LTT and Louis Rothman. Everyone needs to boycott their products until the clean up their act.

  • The Mech Treehouse, Fluffy the Great and Powerful

    Why is the pencil yellow‽ I am not okay with this!

  • PkGam
    PkGam 14 days ago

    Despite Apple's high prices for their products, they sure have difficulties delivering.

  • Jeremy Robinson
    Jeremy Robinson 14 days ago

    Uhhh Linus, it doesn't show just the icloud drive....
    Did you not even look it up?

  • Mike
    Mike 14 days ago

    *during the first minute*
    "Wait, don't I have adblock on"

  • Mike
    Mike 14 days ago

    *Never buy apple*

  • Unicorn Workhorse
    Unicorn Workhorse 14 days ago


  • Sam Geurdi
    Sam Geurdi 14 days ago

    Because analog audio jack is like cancer and reminds me of the 19th century switch boards with women telling you to hold the line while they transfer you but opps they ran out of cable.

  • Juan Pablo Munoz
    Juan Pablo Munoz 14 days ago

    “Why won’t the MacBooks include a touch screen?”...”Why won’t the iPad allow me to use a mouse!?” Why why why why

  • Imagitive
    Imagitive 14 days ago

    Why is no one talking about the intro in the comments?

  • JTrimmer
    JTrimmer 14 days ago

    lol what a useless overpriced POS. give apple the middle finger errrrr'day!

  • Nemesis Gaming
    Nemesis Gaming 14 days ago

    until last year i was a hardcore apple fan, everything had to be made by apple. it took apple just ONE year, 365 day, 8700 hours to make me an anti apple person. everything is getting useless and expensive, the only apple device i have now is an iphone 8 plus, just because i dont wanna buy a new smartphone, not because it is so great... i dont know what apple is doing right now, but apple will be ruined by the end of the next decade, if they wont change everything within their company.

  • Proshi
    Proshi 14 days ago

    As an Artist, it could be an idea to go to it, however, If you are an artist that is very picky about what kind of programs you use you use the OS that is best for it. Paint Tool Sai which is a great art tool that isn't over complicated, it something I like to use. However, it's not on ios or MacOS MAking the Surface a much better idea for those artists. You still get your full windows Experience, Onedrive(If that's your thing)

  • TheAvirus
    TheAvirus 14 days ago

    So is faster than the Razor Blade

  • KhalooliS
    KhalooliS 14 days ago

    5:23 yooo he's really savage XDDD

  • Timothy Baxter
    Timothy Baxter 14 days ago

    He’s still salty over his iMac Pro

  • Ed Gob
    Ed Gob 14 days ago

    For me I use my iPad as an Extension of my Computer - AstroPad for Photoshop / Logic Remote for Music. Its just an extension and I love the Apple Pencil. Blessed

  • David de Juan Navarro
    David de Juan Navarro 14 days ago

    i think everybody knows this, if you want a tablet to draw, you get a cintiq, if you want an computer get the surface, I have the surface, the pen is more than enough for any drawing needs

  • Fortnite - REACTS
    Fortnite - REACTS 14 days ago

    A12X is more powerful than a i5 and plus fortnite 60fps on iPad Pro yet surface doesn’t have a mobile version, on pc it runs like 20 FPS

  • Mahesh Walatara
    Mahesh Walatara 14 days ago

    What bugs me is they complain about the Pro and then in other videos against other products they say this is the one to beat. WTF.

  • Tanner Man
    Tanner Man 14 days ago

    Linus, I'm still waiting on more Linus Cat Tips

  • Bala Nadar
    Bala Nadar 14 days ago

    expectation vs reality 🤣

  • Noor the Awesome
    Noor the Awesome 14 days ago +1

    Go Apple

  • Noor the Awesome
    Noor the Awesome 14 days ago +1

    Apple is for creative people

  • Antonio beta
    Antonio beta 14 days ago

    Is that the old Pencil?

  • Veselka
    Veselka 14 days ago

    what is that song in the beginning video?

  • Brady Wurtz
    Brady Wurtz 14 days ago

    i still don't get how this is anything other than a larger iphone if you're not a graphic design artist making your art on it?

  • Karlovia
    Karlovia 14 days ago

    I think apple never really said they want to REPLACE LAPTOPS with iPads. What they’ve really been doing is convincing a group of people why they probably NEVER NEEDED A LAPTOP in the first place, which makes a lot of sense IMO (despite the kind of questionable execution of their marketing campaign).

  • Jason
    Jason 14 days ago

    Apple did seem to change direction and open up after Steve died

  • hashhakaj kamaluden
    hashhakaj kamaluden 14 days ago

    well. the itune in windows makes Ipad a secondary machine ..
    Who is with me ?

  • Oslier
    Oslier 14 days ago

    Apple going pc lololololol

  • Eric Yiliqi
    Eric Yiliqi 14 days ago

    It is generally an impressive TABLET. Not so impressive with the QA process and user-friendly UI that allows real productive activities. All it does for me is look cool. That was it.

  • Awesome Sahil
    Awesome Sahil 15 days ago +1

    Apple wants you to have a Mac, an iPhone and an iPad. That’s probably why they didn’t make the iPad Pro a complete computer, so there Mac sales wouldn’t go down.

  • Arsyan Thirafi
    Arsyan Thirafi 15 days ago

    can the regular 2018 ipad be used for college student as laptop alternative?

  • off3nc3
    off3nc3 15 days ago +1

    When you thought the biggest twink on youtube can't sink any lower , he goes and tries to trash the new ipad pro 2018. Hey you do you scrubLORD Linus !

    GLACIAL 15 days ago

    One thing I think you should have mentioned, the A12X is pure witchcraft.

  • Daniel Cokerland
    Daniel Cokerland 15 days ago

    It's like a computer for kids, which is pretty cool, but I see too many adults using these.

  • AirsoftSlo
    AirsoftSlo 15 days ago

    I generally hate Apple just because, but lately it seems that they have actually had some work done instead of sitting on their asses. They are becoming a "maybe it can be usefull" device.

  • Schinsky
    Schinsky 15 days ago

    Im a Apple fan but the intro was really funny.

  • VizeDesigns
    VizeDesigns 15 days ago

    Even for art, a Computer + Wacom has so much more functionality.