How to Backup iPhone

· John Martellaro · How-To

The iPhone is so well-made, stable and reliable that it almost seems like it doesn’t need to be backed up. But you should, and here’s how to do it.

MindNode Update Supports iOS 14 Scribble With Apple Pencil

· Andrew Orr · Cool Stuff Found

MindNode issued an update on Wednesday that adds support for the iOS 14 Scribble feature with Apple Pencil. Users can try the new image picker to add photos, trigger actions with the new context menu, and use their Apple Pencil to hand write in nodes. Other improvements: Added support for opening URLs in third party browsers; Fixed opening of documents on Apple Watch that are outside MindNode’s iCloud container; Fixed image loading on Apple Watch of single file format documents and documents outside MindNode’s iCloud container; Improved support for third-party fonts by adopting the system font picker; Fixed an issue with opening documents that are outside MindNode’s iCloud container.

MindNode Update Supports iOS 14 Scribble With Apple Pencil

Pixelmator 2.6 for iOS Adds Support for Magic Keyboard

· Andrew Orr · Cool Stuff Found

Pixelmator for iOS was updated on Tuesday, adding support for Magic Keyboard, mice, and track pads with over 70 new keyboard shortcuts. The update also makes it fully compatible with iOS 14. Other new changes include: The color picker will now remember the position in the image it was last picked from; The Hidden category from your Photos library will now be accessible from the Photos browser; Tapping the name of the image in the toolbar will now present the option to save it. Many bugs were also fixed in Pixelmator 2.6. 

Put Sticky Notes on Your Home Screen With ‘Sticky Widgets’

· Andrew Orr · Cool Stuff Found

Many Mac users have fond memories of Apple’s sticky notes widget and you can replicate that experience with Sticky Widgets. It lets you add sticky notes on your Home Screen in two steps: 1) Add a Sticky Widget to your Home Screen; 2) Tap on the widget to edit it. This is one app you should download immediately, although you probably don’t need me to tell you that since sticky notes on the screen are so useful. With these widgets easily accessible and in my face, I no longer have to create a reminder for stuff to get at the store, and a reminder to remind myself to set the other reminder.

Put Sticky Notes on Your Home Screen With ‘Sticky Widgets’

iOS 14.0.1 is Out to Fix Default Apps Bug

· Andrew Orr · Product News

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Apple released iOS 14.0.1 on Thursday primarily to fix the “default apps bug” that would reset your default mail and browser app upon reboot.

Speck Launches Cases for iPad 8 and iPad Air 4

· Andrew Orr · News

Accessory maker Speck has introduced new cases for iPad 8th gen and iPad AIr 4th gen, including a print case with fade-resistant print designs.

Preorder Adobe Illustrator on iPad Launching in October

· Andrew Orr · Cool Stuff Found

Adobe Illustrator on iPad is available to preorder and is expected to be released October 21. Previewed at Adobe MAX last year, Adobe Illustrator has been reimagined for the unique capabilities of the iPad and the Apple Pencil. Graphic designers, illustrators, and anyone looking to create beautiful designs can now create from anywhere with the desktop or the iPad in an all-new delightful experience.

Preorder Adobe Illustrator on iPad Launching in October

Apple Introduces iPad Air 4 and iPad 8th Gen

· Andrew Orr · Product News

At the Apple event on Tuesday we got some new iPads. The iPad 8th-gen comes with the A12 chip, and the iPad Air that looks like an iPad Pro.