Apple outfits every Major League Baseball team with iPad Pros
March 30, 2016 - Uncategorized
One of America’s oldest and most beloved games, professional baseball, will get a tech-powered upgrade for the 2016 season, thanks to a new partnership with Apple
The pairing will put 12.9-inch iPad Pro device in the dugouts of the 30 teams in Major League Baseball.
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“Our collaboration with Apple on the use of iPad Pro in dugouts and bullpens is part of our ongoing effort to introduce extraordinary technology into our game,” Rob Manfred, the commissioner of MLB, said in
a post on MLB.com
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