iPhone and iPad Pro go small, Apple Watch pivots and iOS 9.3 is a must-try

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Size does matter, in fact.
Size does matter, in fact.
Photo: Ste Smith/Cult of Mac

Once again, Apple has refreshed its iPhone and iPad line with some better (albeit smaller) iOS devices, the iPhone SE and the 9.7-inch iPad Pro.

If you’re looking for all the details on these two new gadgets, or just want to know which is the right iPad or iPhone for you, be sure to grab this week’s Cult of Mac Magazine, which also includes all the cool things you can do with iOS 9.3, a look at Cupertino’s new Apple Watch pivot, and a deeper dive on the keynote itself.

Here are this week’s top stories.

Screen-Shot-2016-03-21-at-17.33.07-780x488Smaller is … better? Apple gets right-sized with new iPad Pro and iPhone SE
Buying a smaller iPhone doesn’t have to mean settling for disappointing specifications anymore, and the scaled-down version of Apple’s supercharged 12.9-inch tablet boasts some compelling new features.

iOS9.3b4-780x521Everything cool you can do with iOS 9.3
Apple’s latest upgrade delivers some great new features. In fact, iOS 9.3 might be Apple’s biggest “dot” release yet. Plus: How to update your iPhone or iPad to iOS 9.3; Video guides to the latest iOS, tvOS and watchOS features

DSC07633-1-780x533Which iPad or iPhone is right for you?
With the new iPhone and iPad lineups now verging on unwieldy, it’s harder than ever to decide which Apple device to buy. Which one is best for you? Our buyer’s guides can help! Plus: How to choose the best iPhone for you

woven-apple-watch-band-780x517Apple Watch apps kinda suck, but Cupertino is pivoting
At this week’s keynote, Apple revealed a major shift in its smartwatch strategy. Tim Cook tried to dress it up by announcing new Apple Watch bands and a price drop, but the most significant aspect was what he did not say.

iphoneSE-780x449What Apple’s iPhone SE keynote means
Smaller is better, says Apple, with two big product “reveals” that show off compact new devices with impressive internals. Plus: Everything that knocked us for a loop; What Apple product launches say about Tim Cook; See keynote in 90 seconds.

There’s plenty more in this week’s not-so-small edition of Cult of Mac Magazine, so grab your own copy today. It’s as compact as a carnation on your iPad.

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