Apple has released iOS 15.7.3 for iPhone, iPadOS 15.7.3 for iPad, and iOS 12.5.7 for older iPhone and iPad models. These updates are available for devices that are not running iOS 16.3 or iPadOS 16.3, either because they have not updated, or because they are unable to run the latest iOS/iPadOS versions. Each of these … Read More
The iPad is a tablet computer from Apple that runs the iOS mobile operating system. Similar in functionality to the iPhone, the iPads purpose is often quite different, sometimes even serving as a general desktop computer replacement.
Apple has released iPadOS 16.3 update for iPad users with compatible devices. iPadOS 16.3 includes support for Security Keys, and otherwise focuses on bug fixes and security enhancements, and is therefore recommended for all iPad users to install on their devices. Separately, Apple also released iOS 16.3 for iPhone, macOS Ventura 13.2, macOS Monterey 12.6.3, … Read More
The latest model iPhones include optional power on and power off sound effects, similar to how the Mac makes startup sounds. This offers a nice auditory cue for the device being turned on or off, and while it’s an Accessibility feature, many users may just like to enable the boot sound feature for customization purpose … Read More
Some iPhone and iPad users have noticed that their wallpaper is showing up as a black screen on the Lock Screen or Home Screen, rather than the wallpaper image they intended to display. This can happen at random, and the wallpaper black screen can also appear when attempting to change the wallpaper on the iPhone … Read More
Zoom Meetings are a regular part of many of our lives these days, and if you’re using Zoom from an iPhone, iPad, or Android, you may be wondering how you can raise your hand in Zoom for those devices. We’ll show you how to raise your hand in Zoom for iPad, iPhone, or even Android.
Making a duplicate copy of a photo on your iPhone or iPad is easy, but if you’re unfamiliar with the process you may not stumble into it on iOS or iPadOS. You can duplicate either photos or videos on your device through the Photos app. The need to duplicate photos is somewhat obvious; many users … Read More
Want to turn off AirDrop so you don’t get inbound AirDrop requests on your iPhone or iPad? That’s pretty easy to do once you learn how, but accessing AirDrop is unclear for many users. AirDrop is a very useful feature that allows you to wirelessly transfer photos, contacts, files, and other data between iPhones and … Read More
Some YouTube users on iPhone and iPad have noticed that videos fail to play at random, instead showing an error message that says “Something went wrong. Tap to retry”. YouTube is apparently aware of the issue, as it is being commonly reported by many iPhone and iPad users on Twitter and throughout social media. If … Read More
If you have a multi-device household with different brand of AirPlay speakers, like a combination of Sonos speakers and Apple HomePod or HomePod Mini’s, you may be thinking it would be nice to be able to AirPlay music, podcasts, audiobooks, or other audio to all the speakers, despite them being different brands. Thanks to AirPlay, … Read More
Some Mac users who are attempting to use Sidecar with iPad may encounter an error that says “Unable to connect to iPad – The device timed out.” This error prevents Sidecar from turning the iPad into a second display on the Mac, and can be quite frustrating. This article will run through a variety of … Read More
Want to make the Dock not visible on screen when in Stage Manager for iPad? You can easily hide it through a settings adjustment. Stage Manager is the optional multitasking interface available for iPad that allows you to have windowed apps of sorts open on the iPad screen, and juggle between multiple apps at the … Read More
Apple has released iOS 15.7.2 for older model iPhone and iPad devices running iOS 15 and iPadOS 15, rather than iOS 16. The update features security fixes and is therefore recommended for all users of those devices to install onto their iPhone or iPad. Separately, Apple has released iOS 16.2 for iPhone, iPadOS 16.2 for … Read More
iPadOS 16.2 update is now available for iPad users to download for their devices. iPadOS 16.2 includes support for the Freeform collaborative canvas app, Stage Manager support for external displays for M1 or better iPad models, Apple Music Sing which offers karaoke in Apple Music, E2EE support for iCloud data, along with a handful of … Read More
Universal Control is a fantastic feature for Mac and iPad that allows you to share a keyboard and mouse or trackpad between devices. But aside from the convenient ability to share the keyboard and mouse, there are some additional handy tips and tricks available to Universal Control that you may not be familiar with, and … Read More
The Files app on iPad and iPhone offers the ability to always show file extensions, making it easy to determine what file types certain documents or files are, and is a welcome feature for power users and those who simply like to see file extensions and file types at a glance when looking at file … Read More
Stage Manager is the intriguing multitasking interface that allows for multiple app windows to be open at the same time on iPad. It’s an optional multitasking experience that some iPad users may really like and appreciate, but to make that determination you will need to turn Stage Manager on and see if you like it.
The Home app on iPhone, iPad, and Mac is a useful hub for managing your Homekit accessories, smart speakers, Homepods, and other smart devices. One nice customization to add to the Home app is to rename your Home setup from “My Home” to something more specific, perhaps your street name or something more easily identifiable, … Read More
Apple has released iOS 16.1.1 for iPhone, and iPadOS 16.1.1 for iPad. The updates include unspecified bug fixes and security updates, and are therefore recommended for all users who are running prior versions of iOS/iPadOS 16 on their devices. Additionally, macOS Ventura 13.0.1 update is available with bug fixes for Mac users.