iOS 9 Has A Concealed Keyboard Designed For ‘iPad Pro’ [Screenshot]

It’s simply incredible what one can derive about possible future items of a particular business by interrogating the advancement develops of an os. Yes, you thought it, we’re discussing the first initial beta of iOS 9, and like previous versions prior to it, it has actually managed to toss up some interesting discoveries. After investing a long time hacking around with the Apple Watch and watchOS 2, Steve Troughton-Smith has dived into iOS 9 and discovered some fascinating things relating to UIKeyboard that seem to validate the presence of the guessed iPad Pro.


The discovery by Troughton-Smith in the internals of iOS 9 centers around the UIKeyboard class in the iOS SDK, or more specifically, how the keyboard is dealt with and displayed by iOS when a certain action requires the keyboard to be present on the screen.

According to the tweet published by him, he learnt that the keyboard on the iPad within iOS 9 seems to scale to a much bigger size than formerly seen in earlier versions of iOS. Accompanied by the hashtag #ipadproconfirmed, it does definitely appear to suggest that a larger screen device remains in the works.

The larger scaled keyboard is also capable of actually dynamically altering the layout of its keys, presumably depending upon the device that it is really being operated on. More proof that a bigger 12.9-inch iPad Pro aimed at the education and business sectors might be pencilled in for an announcement later on this year.

The newly discovered keyboard consists of a setup with broader keys in particular areas in addition to putting a brand-new row of signs on top that aren’t seen on the basic iOS iPad keyboard. Caps Lock and Tab secrets are likewise contributed to the left-hand side of the UIKeyboard instance.



The iPad Pro speculation has been one of those worrying little rumours that continues to continue and just will not disappear into the ether.

As you might expect, Apple has done little officially to confirm or eliminate the speculation, however what we can take from historic conjecture of this nature is that there is constantly never no smoke without fire. Or in Apple’s case, there’s generally no rumor that lasts for this long without a media occasion introducing the supposed item.

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