Making an iPad Pro a Laptop Replacement

Image of various tablet devices
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From the time that the original iPad was released, people have been trying to make it a desktop / laptop replacement.  Other PC manufacturers have jumped on the bandwagon, producing their own tablets, running both Windows and Android.  Ultimately, it was Microsoft that made the best inroads in the “PC killer” avenue, ironically with the Surface, until now.

The iPad Pro, with its new desktop-ish iPadOS, combined with support for peripherals that has been added in opens the door for the iPad to make the leap from a companion tablet to full fledged laptop replacement.  While reading the Cult of Mac, I read an article on a kickstarter campaign that brings the power of a laptop dock to the iPad Pro, giving it nearly equivalent abilities to a laptop.

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Latest Medium Articles

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These are the latest articles I have published on Medium. 
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Early Mornings at my house

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With one person in the military, one person recovering from cancer treatments (he is in remission, and will be headed back to work next week, *YAY*), one freelance Project manager/developer, and me, mornings can get hectic.  

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Privilege and LGBTQ+ Rights

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This article was originally posted on Medium. If you like it, it would be great if you would head over there and give it some applause! 

The Catholic university where I work is making strides to be more inclusive in its views, and how it treats its students. The university offers several programs that not only acknowledge differences, but embrace them.

Several years ago, the university allowed a group of students, staff and faculty to come together to form the Rainbow Educators. This group works with organizations, departments and faculty to perform outreach and education on topics from understanding privilege to intersectionality to LGBTQ+ 101. Since its inception, the Rainbow Educator program has assembled around 20 presentations.

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What I learned about myself while facing the heartbreak of rejection

Elves coming through a portal. Originally from http://zombiesneedbrains.com
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Zombies need brains, LLC announced a new anthology a while back.  What they were looking for resonated with me, for both the portals and ‘Temporally deactivated’. After toying with a couple of ideas, a new story came to me.  I wrote it, refined it, and caught many of the issues I usually find in my writing. By the time I was done, I was getting consistently good feedback. This was the best story I’ve written.

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