iPad Pro tweets, one-handed flick, NFC tags, Valiant comics, solar-powered waterproof case for the Apocalypse

Apple’s latest tweet ads for iPad Pro tout Apple Pencil, A10X Fusion chip — Continuing its lighthearted ad campaign based on user tweets, Apple has published a pair of new advertisements ahead of next week’s iPad Pro refresh, boasting about the capabilities of the new A10X Fusion chip and the lag-free Apple Pencil.

See Apple’s iOS 11 one-handed keyboard and key flick features in action — Text entry will be easier than ever with Apple’s upcoming iOS 11 update, which includes a new one-handed typing option that makes it possible to reach all of the letters on the keyboard with larger iPhone models. AppleInsider shows you how it works.

Apple adding NFC tags in iOS 11 is a big deal — Apple adding support for Near Field Communication (NFC) tags in iOS 11 means that all iPhone 7 and newer will be able to read NFC tags just like Android.  This means most people owning a smartphone (over two billion in the world) now have an NFC reader available in their pocket to interact with NFC tags anywhere and at any time.

Comics fans will want to download the Valiant Comics mobile app — If you’re a comic book fan, you’ll want to download the free Valiant Comics mobile app for iOS. It’s an all-inclusive, one-stop destination for the complete Valiant library. With an easy-to-navigate interface, the app is packed with more than a thousand digital comics, digital collections and digital bundles from the publisher. You can explore the entirety of Valiant’s award-winning series and graphic novels with day-and-date new releases and weekly updates. The app also offers access to hundreds of long out-of-print issues from the classic Valiant Universe.

SnowLizard’s SLXtreme for iPhone 7: Waterproof, drop proof, solar-powered fun — SnowLizard’s new SLXtreme for iPhone 7 costs US$149.99, but it’s the iPhone case to have protecting your precious smartphone when the zombie apocalypse happens. [New Zealanders may be able to mail order this, as it’s not available here. Even though we are hoping to just watch the Zompoc from afar.]