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Good combination, right? A combo of hardware devices that Apple has built to work together.
Except for one thing. Keeping my $129 Apple Pencil safe.
Sure, there are magnets on the side of the iPad Pro, and the Apple Pencil clings onto these magnets both for charge and so as to not get lost. But within the first 24 hours of ownership, I'd lost the Apple Pencil countless times.
There's a cutout on the back of the holder to allow the Pencil to be removed easily, and everything is coated in a soft silicone to make sure that nothing -- the iPad, keyboard, or Apple Pencil -- is scratched.
It's a brilliant solution to a problem that Apple shouldn't have allowed to occur in the first place.