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Topic: iPadOS

Apple Pencil gets impressive updates with iPadOS

06/08/2019, 11:06 am

During WWDC, Apple announced iPadOS which not only grants a ton of new features to the iPad, but also gives the Apple Pencil a few new features and improvements. Let's dig into what's new.

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How to use external storage on iPad and iPhone with iOS 13

06/07/2019, 03:06 pm

With iPadOS and iOS 13, Apple is finally adding much-requested support for external storage connectivity on iPhone and iPad. There is a lot of details to parse through so we've done the legwork to lay out everything you need to know about using hard drives and other external media with iOS 13 and iPadOS.

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Apple's Craig Federighi says Catalyst will boost quality of both Mac & iPad apps

06/06/2019, 03:06 pm

Catalyst, meant to simplify porting apps between iPads and the Mac, offers the potential of improving the quality of apps on both platforms, said Apple software engineering head Craig Federighi in an podcast interview published on Thursday.

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Editorial: Apple's WWDC 2019 was far more than just the Mac Pro and Apple Pro Display XDR

06/06/2019, 07:06 am

This year's WWDC keynote announcements were unusual for Apple in how broad and deep they were, amplified by sessions throughout the event that will ultimately bring a great deal to every single Mac and iOS user.

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Apple's Federighi and Joswiak talk iOS 13, macOS, Mac Pro and more in interview

06/05/2019, 11:06 pm

Following the Worldwide Developers Conference keynote, Apple executives Craig Federighi and Greg Joswiak went into more detail about Monday's announcements, including how the Mac Pro had to be 'something special,' and how iPadOS is less of a marketing ploy and more something that was needed for iPad as a platform.

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Apple's Find My feature requires two devices, boasts extreme security safeguards

06/05/2019, 06:06 pm

A report on Wednesday digs deep into Apple's new Find My service, an upcoming iOS 13 and macOS Catalina feature that leverages encrypted crowdsourced data to pinpoint the location of a missing or stolen iPhone, iPad or Mac.

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Affinity releases major Photo, Designer updates suited for new Mac Pro, Pro Display XDR

06/05/2019, 01:06 pm

Serif's Affinity Photo and Affinity Designer have received updates to version 1.7 today, receiving enhanced GPU compute acceleration, HDR monitor support, and a new memory management system.

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Spotify, Pandora, and other music apps could gain Siri playback controls

06/05/2019, 01:06 pm

Siri could be used to play music from third-party streaming services like Spotify in iOS 13, iPadOS, and HomePod, with a change to SiriKit enabling verbal control of tracks and podcasts being played in non-Apple apps via the virtual assistant, without requiring the use of Siri Shortcuts.

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How iPhones and iPads back up & synchronize with iOS 13 and macOS Catalina

06/05/2019, 09:06 am

With macOS Catalina, Apple's iTunes has been broken up into discrete apps. Alongside that action, is the migration of iPad and iPhone synchronization to someplace obvious -- the Finder itself.

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Mouse support in iOS 13 and iPadOS includes USB and Bluetooth devices

06/04/2019, 10:06 pm

Apple on Tuesday elaborated on mouse support in iOS 13 and iPadOS, saying both USB and Bluetooth devices will be recognized by the operating systems. The company made it clear, however, that the feature is designed specifically for a subset of users who have difficulty interacting with touch screen interfaces.

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Apple posts WWDC Platform State of the Union video with deeper dive on new features

06/04/2019, 05:06 pm

Apple delivered it's Platform State of the Union yesterday, announcing major overhauls and new tools for the way that developers create apps. Apple has posted a video of the presentation, with the main things for developers to focus on for the rest of the event.

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How to master Dark Mode in iOS 13 & iPadOS

06/04/2019, 04:06 pm

Apple put a significant amount of effort into developing Dark Mode on iPhone and iPad. Here is everything you need to know to master the new inky appearance when iOS 13 is available for all, later in 2019.

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Craig Federighi says iPadOS created because iPad is now a 'truly distinct experience'

06/04/2019, 01:06 pm

The splintering of the iPad-specific "iPadOS" from the iPhone's "iOS" is due to it being a "truly distinct experience" separate from the company's other platforms, according to Apple's Craig Federighi in a post-WWDC keynote interview.

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Hands on with the best features of iOS 13 and iPadOS

06/03/2019, 10:06 pm

There are more features to count in iOS 13 and iPadOS, so we narrowed down the list to our top six, which run the gamut from huge system-wide changes to small, but extremely useful tweaks.

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Apple posts list of iOS 13 and iPadOS compatible hardware

06/03/2019, 04:06 pm

Apple on Monday released the first iOS 13 and iPadOS developer betas shortly after announcement at WWDC 2019, revealing which iPad and iPhone models are compatible with the forthcoming operating systems.

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Apple unveils iPadOS, adding features specifically to iPad

06/03/2019, 02:06 pm

Apple has supplemented iOS 13 with a new iPadOS, which adds more productivity features for iPad users including enhanced Split View and Slide Over plus far better file management.

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