iPadOS 15 multitasking and keyboard shortcuts

If you are a regular reader, then you are aware that I switched my entire workflow to my 11” iPad Air. It does everything I need to do from writing, handling email, texting, messaging, reading, watching videos and more. I still have my 2015 13” MacBook Pro because I use it to run Hazel rules, … Continue reading iPadOS 15 multitasking and keyboard shortcuts

🔗 Link Post: Daring Fireball: Annotating Apple’s Anti-Sideloading White Paper

There are a lot of articles about allowing sideloading on iOS floating around. I have read several of them. I found John Gruber's to be the most thoughtful and want I to share it with you. John Gruber writing for Daring Fireball: Annotating Apple’s Anti-Sideloading White Paper Wednesday, 23 June 2021 Apple today released a … Continue reading 🔗 Link Post: Daring Fireball: Annotating Apple’s Anti-Sideloading White Paper

🔗 Link Post: Think Globally: The iPad’s new universal keyboard shortcuts

Jason Snell writing for sixcolors.com: I’ve seen the future of the iPad, and it’s hidden under a key. The future of an entire platform is a lot to pile on a single plastic square, but here we are. Down in the bottom left corner of Apple’s keyboards is a new key labeled with the picture … Continue reading 🔗 Link Post: Think Globally: The iPad’s new universal keyboard shortcuts

I didn’t get my one wish for iPadOS 15

I had only one wish for iPadOS 15, and it was that I wanted the Files app to become a true Finder equivalent and that didn’t happen. What we did get were some big improvements to multitasking that I’m looking forward to. Jason Snell and Myke Hurley in Episode 356 of the Upgrade podcast give … Continue reading I didn’t get my one wish for iPadOS 15

🔗 Link Post: iOS 14.6 Battery Life Draining Issues? 8 Tips to Help

Paul Horowitz writing for OSXDaily.com: Some iPhone and iPad users have reported that battery life is suffering after updating to iOS 14.6 on their device. My normal practice is to wait a few days before installing OS updates. I want to see if the update is presenting any new issues. I was alerted to a … Continue reading 🔗 Link Post: iOS 14.6 Battery Life Draining Issues? 8 Tips to Help

An update on Goodlinks my read-it-later app

Last July I wrote the following about Goodlinks. In my opinion, GoodLinks is one of the best read-it-later apps out there. The reading experience is excellent. Articles and reading position sync between devices via iCloud. And best of all it’s a one-time purchase for iPhone, iPad, and Mac. Since it’s a relatively new app it’s … Continue reading An update on Goodlinks my read-it-later app

iOS and iPadOS 13.6 silently opted me into Automatic OS Updates

Michael Tasi in a blog post today pointed out a change in the toggle for iOS and iPadOS Automatic Updates that I was unaware of. Before 13.6, there was a single toggle to turn Automatic Updates on or off. I always have it turned off. In 13.6 there are new toggles for Customizing Automatic Updates … Continue reading iOS and iPadOS 13.6 silently opted me into Automatic OS Updates

Quick thoughts on using a Trackpad with iPadOS 13.4

Yesterday Apple released iPadOS 13.4 with advanced cursor support. I immediately downloaded 13.4 to my iPad and paired my Magic Keyboard, Trackpad and Mouse. I’ve been using my iPad with the Trackpad for a few hours now and can say this will change how I use my iPad. One thing I will mention is that … Continue reading Quick thoughts on using a Trackpad with iPadOS 13.4

An iPad with a mouse and trackpad?

9to5 Mac is reporting that sophisticated mouse cursor support is coming to iOS 14 and that new iPad Smart Keyboard models will have a trackpad. According to code seen by 9to5Mac, Apple is set to roll out rich system-wide support for mouse cursors with iOS 14. Apple added rudimentary compatibility with external mice in iOS … Continue reading An iPad with a mouse and trackpad?