What’s on your iPad Home Screen?

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 […]

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What’s on Your iPad – with Omar Gallaga

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 […]

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What’s in Your iPad Dock?

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 […]

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iOS 12.1 Spills the Beans on the Coming iPad Pros

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.

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Tips and Tricks: Backing Up Your iOS Device

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 […]

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“Hey Siri” on you iPad is capable of so much more than you thought

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 […]

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How to manage background activity on your iPad

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 […]

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iPad App of the Week: Calendars 5

Who doesn’t like great iPad apps? At iPad Insight we definitely do. With that in mind, we offer up a quick review of an excellent iPad app, or a few great iPad apps, here each week. Our picks for Best iPad App of the Week are published here every week.  Check out all out picks […]

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Review: Ulysses 2.5 for iPad

   Ulysses 2.5 really is a very, very impressive writing environment. This latest version does enough new stuff, and fixed one of the most irritating bugs I was experiencing, that I think it warrants a fresh look since my last review of Ulysses in June 2015. Ulysses isn’t a notes app, it’s a writing app. […]

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Quick Look: LiquidText for iPad

   I’m not a huge PDF reader, but I am always into trying out great new iPad apps; so I’m surprised that LiquidText has flown under my radar for this long. It really feels like one of those apps that was waiting for the age of tablets to be born. Like Paper by FiftyThree, LiquidText […]

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Quick Look: Autodesk Graphic for iPad

   One of the apps that the iPad Pro has really unlocked for me has been Autodesk Graphic (previously iDraw), an incredibly powerful vector illustrating app on iOS. I picked Graphic up late last year while it was on sale, and I’ve been playing around with the app over the past few weeks. I’m pretty […]

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