Korea’s Economic Daily News cites two leakers who claim Apple plans to hold a March 16 event this year for an iPad Pro, iPad mini, and AirTags.
Apple regularly shares security guides for each of its systems, and today it shared its 2021 Platform Security guide for all of its systems.
I believe Clean Text is the purest expression of plain text editing for iPhones and iPads, like TextEdit on Mac. I’ve been gradually transitioning my notes into plain text. I still use Apple Notes for its rich text and support for images. But plain text is a great backup solution. Clean Text doesn’t try to force you into its own note-taking paradigm; in fact it’s not a traditional note-taking app at all. Unlike other note-takers I’ve used, Clean Text, as the name suggests, cleans your text. It has tools to fix line breaks, join paragraphs, remove empty lines, replace tabs with spaces, and lots more. When you’re done you can copy the text to another app or export it to Files. One note at a time without a subscription or in-app purchase. One up front purchase of US$0.99. I created a shortcut that copies text from the input (share a plain text file to it) and opens Clean Text where you can paste it. Good for quickly editing a text file from Files.
Brydge announced on Wednesday a firmware update for its iPad Pro+ keyboard that brings multi-touch capabilities to the trackpad.
Microsoft’s Office app for iPad and iPhone has officially launched. It combines Word, Excel, and PowerPoint and adds new capabilities. You can use it without a Microsoft 365 subscription, although having one will unlock the full app. Some features that work with your device camera: Snap a picture of a document and turn it into an editable Word file with the press of a button. Transform a picture of a table into an Excel spreadsheet so you can work with the data. Design a PowerPoint presentation by simply selecting the pictures you want to use from your device. Create automatically enhanced digital images of whiteboards and documents with Microsoft Lens features.
Satechi sent Andrew its Slim X3 Backlit Bluetooth Keyboard. He shares his thoughts on this product that launched in January.
Announced in January during CES 2021, Kensington’s latest product is an all-in-one stand for your iPad available to preorder today.
Satechi released a foldable, aluminum iPad stand in January and the company sent one to Andrew for review. Here are his thoughts.
January 27 is a significant date in Apple history. On this day in 2010, Steve Jobs took to the stage at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco and unveiled the first iPad. MacRumors has a great write up of the day and a summary of iPad milestones.
“iPad is our most advanced technology in a magical and revolutionary device at an unbelievable price,” said Jobs, in a press release on January 27, 2010. “iPad creates and defines an entirely new category of devices that will connect users with their apps and content in a much more intimate, intuitive and fun way than ever before.” The original iPad featured a 9.7-inch display, a single-core Apple A4 chip, up to 64GB of storage, 256MB of RAM, up to 10 hours of battery life, a 30-pin dock connector, and a headphone jack. Notably, the original iPad did not have any cameras. Pricing started at $499 for the Wi-Fi model and $629 for the cellular model in the United States.
On Thursday Apple has released the final beta of iOS/iPadOS 14.4. It’s likely users will see the officially 14.4 release on Tuesday.
Twelve South introduced a new stand called ParcSlope that works with MacBooks and iPads. It‘s available to purchase for US$59.99.
Hubble is a new product from Fledging that takes the concept of an iPad case and adds ports you find in hubs.
Satechi has released four new USB-C backlit keyboards in different sizes as well as a redesigned iPad stand on Thursday.
If you have multiple Apple devices you can transfer calls and answer them on your iPad, Mac, and iPod touch.
2020 is finally drawing to a close. As we get ready to (safely) celebrate Andrew wanted to take a moment to share his top three favorite apps.
Bryan Chaffin and Dave Hamilton join host Kelly Guimont to discuss the year in Apple software and hardware. Tune in to see what stood out!
Apple has released its iOS 14.3 software update on Monday. It brings access to its newest service called Fitness+ and many more features.
If you’ve struggled with using Face ID while lying down, this article is for you. It turns out, you’re just holding it wrong.