With the start of a new year, I thought I’d take another look at my iPad home screen page the same way I did with my iPhone, and make some decisions on what I “need” and what apps I have simply accumulated since purchasing my iPad Pro. The majority of my most used apps live on the […]
Time for another What’s on Your iPad post. I’m still finding these great fun – partly because I just love seeing how others get the most out of their iPad and also because they’re a great source of ideas. Today’s guest is Omar Gallaga – Omar writes on technology for the Austin American-Statesman, my hometown […]
OK, I know it’s early days and we’re all getting to know our new iPads, trying out apps, still getting to grips with things. It’s never too early to ask what you’ve got in your iPad dock though, I hope anyway. Mine – as you can see above – has still got three of the […]
Some of you may have noticed this before, but for those who aren’t familiar with this site, let me start off this article by saying that I’m a lifelong Windows user on the desktop side. This makes me a bit of a rare bird as a writer for an Apple site, but if you look […]
Normally it doesn’t take too much of an update to an iPad, iPhone or Apple Watch to still get me excited. I still want to get my hands on modest upgrades and see what these new devices bring to the table. Because of this, I was typically excited when new iPad Pros were announced last […]
I wrote on the 10th anniversary of the iPad’s announcement a few days ago and I was far from the only one. Like mine, most of the articles that I read were largely positive and at least saw the potential for continued improvement, if not a bright future for Apple’s tablet platform.
So here is a personal question for you. For those of you looking to get an iPad for yourself or someone else this Holiday season, which one do you want? Now that we have a tiered tablet lineup that covers a full range of features, sizes and price points, which one best lines up with […]
No one but the cool kids have gotten their hands on the new iPhones and Apple Watches yet, and we are already getting fresh reports on what’s coming next. Considering that the news is about the now all but official iPad Pros, I’m all for it.
Backing up is something that you don’t think about until it’s ALL you can think about. You don’t really need it until the day comes when a device fails, and then you REALLY need it. As the old adage says, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” In that spirit, let’s take […]
What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you think of Siri? A dictation assistant? A way to get help with directions? Someone to talk to and ask all sorts of ridiculous questions? Well, turns out, she is all that and so much more. When Apple introduced the “Hey Siri” feature in iOS 9 […]
When you’re looking to find ways to extend the battery life of your iPad, one of the easiest ways to chip away at battery drain is to examine background activity–process that are going on behind the scenes and aren’t forward facing. By managing the background activity you will be better prepared to understand how your battery life is […]