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
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.
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.
Many iPad users have noticed their iPad rings for incoming phone calls on their iPhone. If you do not have an interest in getting phone calls on your iPad, you can stop the iPad from receiving inbound calls that come in to your iPhone, which will prevent the iPad from ringing. If you’ve been wondering … Read More
Apple has included a visible ‘Search’ button on the Home Screen of modern versions of iOS 16 and newer, that when tapped will bring up the devices search function. You can also still pull down on the Home Screen to activate the Search feature on iPhone though, so if you find the search button to … Read More
Some iPad Magic Keyboard users have discovered that the Magic Keyboard randomly stops working, or the keyboard keys will work while the Magic Keyboard trackpad stops working. Magic Trackpad issues can happen at random, or sometimes after installing software updates to the iPad Pro or iPad Air the Magic Trackpad stops working, but fortunately troubleshooting … Read More
The iPad can finally update to iPadOS 16 (versioned as iPadOS 16.1), so if you’re interested in nice new features you’ll likely want to run the new operating system on your iPad. If you’re new to the platform you may be unfamiliar with installing software updates, but not to worry, it’s simple, as you’ll soon … Read More
iPadOS 16 brings some major new features like an all new multitasking option to the iPad, but there are also various smaller more subtle features, changes, and additions that are particularly nice to have around for iPad users. Check out the collection below, and be sure to chime in with your own favorite additions to … Read More
Apple has released updates for iPhone and iPad users who continue to run the iOS 15 and iPadOS 15 operating systems. The updates are versioned as iOS 15.7.1 and iPadOS 15.7.1 for iPhone and iPad, respectively. These updates are available separately from the freshly released iPadOS 16.1 for iPad and iOS 16.1 for iPhone, and … Read More
iPadOS 16.1 has been released for iPad, making the update the first iPadOS 16 version available for the tablet after the initial release was postponed. iPadOS 16.1 includes a variety of new features, including Stage Manager multitasking interface for select iPad models, the ability to undo sending of imessages, the ability to edit iMessages, the … Read More
Apple has updated the iPad Pro and base model iPad devices, and released an updated Apple TV 4k. As expected, the new devices feature performance improvements and new features.
Apple has issued the release candidate (or golden master) builds of iOS 16.1 and iPadOS 16.1 for users who are enrolled in the beta testing programs for iPhone and iPad system software. Release Candidate (RC) builds are typically the final version of system software in a beta development cycle, making it probable these builds (20B79) … Read More
Need to view a wi-fi network password right on your iPhone? You can now do that, and it’s super easy thanks to the latest iOS update. A common occurrence is joining a wi-fi network with a complex password, and then needing to relay that wi-fi network password to someone else, or to another one of … Read More
Apple has released iOS 16.1 beta 3 and iPadOS 16.1 beta 4 to users enrolled in the beta testing programs for iPhone and iPad system software. Notably, iPadOS 16.1 beta 4 brings the Stage Manager multitasking system to additional iPad Pro models that have A12X or A12Z CPU’s. Previously, Stage Manager was only available on … Read More
Do you want all of your Messages to automatically delete themselves after a specified time period from your iPhone or iPad? You can configure a Messages History setting that will allow for the automatic removal of message conversations after a chosen period of time. This auto-delete Messages setting is perhaps most useful as a storage … Read More
Apple has released the first beta version of iOS 16.1 for iPhone beta testers, along with the second beta version of iPadOS 16.1 for those in the beta testing program. The new betas are available just days after the public launch of the iOS 16 update for iPhone.
Are you in the iOS 16 or iPadOS 16 beta testing programs and want to stop getting beta updates now that the final version is out? Whether you’re in the public beta or developer beta, you can leave the iOS 16 and iPadOS 16 beta programs at any time by removing the beta profile from … Read More