iOS 9: Using Mail Markup with Photos

9:01 AM, Nov. 25th, 2015 · · iPad

How to mark up photos in iOS 9's Mail app

iOS 9's Mail app has a feature that'll let you annotate images before you send them, so if you've gotta add in your signature, circle part of an image for clarity, or put in a text box, you can do so. In today's Quick Tip, we'll tell you how!

How to Check Your Apple Pencil Battery Charge

11:15 AM, Nov. 20th, 2015 · · iPad

How to see Apple Pencil battery charge on your iPad Pro

Apple Pencil is an amazing stylus and great iPad Pro accessory, but it doesn't offer any way to tell how much of a charge is left on its battery. Not a problem, because Apple has an easy way you can monitor your Apple Pencil charge from your iPad. Read on to learn how.

iFixit Guts Elusive Apple Pencil, Finds Uber-tiny Logic Board

9:16 AM, Nov. 19th, 2015 · · iPad

Opening up an Apple Pencil may be ugly, but what's inside is pretty cool

The iFixit team had a hard time getting ahold of an Apple Pencil, just like the rest of us, but with one finally in hand they tore it apart to see what's inside. Apple's stylus packs the smallest logic board they've seen, and they found this isn't a device you'll repair if something goes wrong.

Three Ways to Carry Apple Pencil with Your iPad Pro

8:40 PM, Nov. 17th, 2015 · · iPad


Carrying around your Apple Pencil with your iPad isn't the most convenient proposition, being perfectly round and not having a case. Luckily this problem has already been solved for actual pencils, and we found three products you can adapt for your iPad Pro.

John Martellaro Joins MacVoices to Discuss Apple’s iPad Pro

5:20 PM, Nov. 16th, 2015 · · iPad

MacVoices and Apple's new Mac Pro

The Mac Observer's John Martellaro joined host Chuck Joiner, Charles Edge and Don McAllister on MacVoices to talk about their first weekend with the iPad Pro. From Chuck's show notes, the group talked about "the buying experience, how big is big and how it affects the experience, audio capability, favorite updated apps and external accessories, and how to approach the iPad Pro experience for maximum benefit." The group had a lot of fun and so will you when you watch this delightful 60 minute video. 

My First Weekend With an Apple iPad Pro

4:45 PM, Nov. 16th, 2015 · · iPad

A first weekend with an iPad Pro

The iPad Pro is a breakthrough device, according to John Martellaro. With its generous RAM, fast CPU and GPU, USB 3, a gigantic display, multiple stereo speakers, Apple Pencil and Bluetooth-free keyboard, all combined with iOS 9 features, it sets a new path forward for iPads. John reports on his first weekend with his iPad Pro. 

1byone Car Mount and 4-Port Smart Charger Bundle: $27.98

6:58 PM, Nov. 13th, 2015 · · iPad

1byone Car Mount and 4-Port Smart Charger Bundle

We have a deal for you today for your car. Or more specifically for your iPhone in your car.  It's a bundle on the 1byone Car Mount and 4-Port Smart Charger. The Car Mount has suction cup for mounting to your car, with a magnetic base to hold your device. The charger plugs into your car's cigarette lighter, as it used to be called, and it has four ports to make everyone in the car happy. It auto-detects the current needed by each device, too. With our deal, you can get both for $27.98.

TMO Daily Observations 2015-11-12: A Day with iPad Pro

1:12 PM, Nov. 12th, 2015 · · iPad


It's been only a day since the iPad Pro was released and already people are forming their opinions on the mega-sized tablet. The Maccast's Adam Christianson joins Jeff Gamet to discuss what they think of the latest addition to the iPad line, and the different use cases they have planned for theirs.