Apple Pencil updated with touch sensors and wireless charging

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The Apple Pencil just got a significant upgrade. And yes, it pairs quite nicely with the new 11-inch and 12.9-inch iPad Pro.

For starters, the Apple Pencil now has a fully enclosed design. Unlike the first generation accessory, there is no top cap that, when removed, reveals a Lighting connector. It will attach magnetically to the iPad Pro, where it will charge wirelessly. Even better, it will auto pair with the new iPad Pros, just like AirPods do. 

It also makes sense to remove the Lightning connector since the new iPads use USB-C. Read more…

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