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iPad User Magazine Issue 69

iPad User Magazine is the complete companion guide for owners of any iPad model, including the new iPad mini. Published every six weeks you’ll be kept up-to-date with the latest things to do on your iPad.

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Country:
United Kingdom
Language:
English
Publisher:
Future Publishing Ltd
Frequency:
Monthly
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$37.68(Incl. tax)
9 Issues

in this issue

1 min
welcome to ipad user magazine, helping you to do more with your ipad

If you’re thinking about upgrading your iPad, or buying one for the first time then right now is probably the perfect time. We’ve seen updates to the iPad Air relatively recently, and there are very few rumours on the horizon of changes to the rest of Apple’s tablet lineup. Buying a new iPad can be a confusing choice - do you save a bit of money and go with the basic model, or is the iPad Air worth the extra cash? And what about the more expensive iPad Pro? Then you have to consider if a smaller iPad mini might fit your needs better. In a way the dilemma of which model to choose that faces every new iPad owner is a nice problem to have, but it’s still a problem,…

10 min
ipad buyer’s guide

So you want a new iPad? Or you’re looking to buy your first iPad? And you came to Apple because you know its devices are the leaders in their respective markets. But how do you decide which one to buy? The amount of options could easily confuse even the most switched-on, tech-savvy customer. It’s certainly a far cry from the days of only one tablet being released a year. While those were simpler days, we are now blessed with an amazing range of options. And more options is always good news for the customer – aka, you. So, we’ve done all the research for you. Over the following pages we’ve detailed the key information about every iPad you can currently buy. We know the types of stuff you look for when…

3 min
change the default apps

IT WILL TAKE 5 minutes YOU WILL LEARN How to change the default apps on your iPad YOU’LL NEED iPadOS 14 For now, you can only change the defaults for your web browser and email Apple’s iOS and iPadOS apps are great, but they aren’t always the best choice for everyone. That’s why the App Store is filled with alternatives: Carrot Weather (and until Apple bought it, Dark Sky) as alternatives to Apple’s own Weather; Fantastical instead of Calendar; Firefox instead of Safari, and so on. But while Apple was happy to let you install your chosen alternatives, it kept its own apps as the default – so if you clicked a link, it’d open in Safari; if you clicked an ‘email us’ button, it’d launch Mail. That’s changed in iOS 14 and iPadOS 14. Simple, not Siri It’s…

3 min
make the most of scribble

IT WILL TAKE 5 minutes YOU WILL LEARN How to use Scribble for more than scribbling YOU’LL NEED Apple Pencil, iPadOS 14 If you’re a fan of Apple Pencil, you’re probably familiar with having to switch back and forth with the on-screen keyboard. In iPadOS 14 a new feature called Scribble stops that by delivering handwriting input and recognition across all kinds of apps. Scribble is fast. Converting even large blocks of typed text is instantaneous The best feature of Scribble on iPad is the one you can’t see: it’s really, really fast. Taking these screenshots of the handwriting to text conversion in apps was hard because it happened so quickly, and converting even large blocks of text to typed text was instantaneous. Recognition and conversion In addition to handwriting recognition, Scribble on iPad also offers instant handwriting conversion. We…

3 min
the best free apps for ipad

When Apple first made the iPad, most people weren’t entirely sure what it was for. The answer turns out to be: everything. It’s a music maker, a document creator, a news reader, a sketchbook, a photo editor and a graphic design tool. And we haven’t even mentioned the huge selection of TV apps such as catch-up TV and video streaming or the many free games and kids’ apps available for iPadOS. These apps will make your life easier, more entertaining or both. Again, all these apps are available on the App Store. NetNewsWire FROM netnewswireapp.com The iPad is a very good reading device. However, reading things from web pages or social media can be a real pain these days with endless cookie warnings, notification requests, odd formatting and entire jungles of adverts. RSS…

3 min
get organised with zenkit

IT WILL TAKE 15 minutes YOU WILL LEARN How to use Zenkit Base to get organised YOU’LL NEED Zenkit app, a free Zenkit account Zenkit is a great organiser for a wide range of personal and work activities. It is online and has collaborative features that enable you to work with others. It can be used in many ways and it provides a collection of templates that cover a wide range of uses, like job applications, blog post writing, support helpdesks, CRM and sales, and personal calendars, to mention just a few. Here we barely scratch the surface of this excellent service and there is so much more that can be done with it. Go to zenkit.com and get a free account. We used Safari on Mac in full screen mode for this tutorial, but the iPad…