The ultrathin iPad Pro turns out to be shockingly sturdy

A side profile shot of the new iPad Pro.
The new iPad Pro is super thin — but more rugged than it looks. | Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge

Since about six seconds after Apple debuted the new and remarkably thin iPad Pro, the internet has collectively been asking one question: you can totally snap this thing in half, right?

By god, that’s JerryRigEverything’s music! And our favorite destroyer of gadgets delivered on Thursday, posting an 11-minute dive into the new Pro. As ever, it’s a really interesting (and brutal) test of a 13-inch tablet: you’ll get to see the new OLED screen at microscopic levels, open up the new Pencil Pro, watch this incredibly expensive device get scratched up good (though it holds up pretty well!), and pry apart the pieces of the Magic Keyboard. JRE host Zack Nelson’s videos are always both incredibly fun and kind of painful to watch, as you see a…

Continue reading…