The iPad now has its own OS!! The new iPadOS has been announced at WWDC 2019.
- Pinning Widgets to the Home Screen!
- New SlideOver App Switching
- Multiple Windows for apps and easy transitioning
- This works for all compatible apps.
- Column view to make Files easier to find
- Sharing- Folder sharing in iCloud Drive
- New SMB File Sharing
- USB Drives and SD cards!! Finally.
- They show up right in the Files app.
- You can direct import from a camera directly into an app.
Desktop Browsing to iPad
- Always brings in the Desktop version of websites automatically.
- Particularly good for Google Docs
- Download manager in Safari
- New Keyboard Shortcuts
- A new Font Manager. Available in the App Store.
- From 20 ms down to 9 ms latency.
- New Pencil tookit
- The toolkit will be available to third party apps.
Well, this did NOT disappoint. iPad is growing up into a fully featured multi-tasking powerhouse.