iCreate No. 218

iCreate is the creative magazine for Apple computer users. Made for Mac users by Mac users, it provides sumptuously designed, essential content for Apple aficionados and switchers alike. Featuring in-depth tutorials in iMovie, iPhoto and the rest of the iLife applications as well as iTunes and Mac OS X, it is the magazine no Apple addict can be without. If Apple made a magazine, it would be iCreate. Please note: Digital versions of the magazines do not include the covermount items or supplements that you would find on printed editions.

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Greetings and welcome to yet another packed issue of iCreate. And if you have noticed something different about this page, then it’s actually the first welcome page since issue 210 not to feature that horrendous, fugly COVID-19 cell. Why? Because we’re back to full strength and no longer shorn of pages as a result of that horrendous pandemic – good times! To celebrate the magazine’s return to normality, we have got back to doing what we do best by providing in-depth, instant-expert guides to the recent huge software updates. Starting on page 14, we drill down into iOS 14 to extract the 44 best secrets, the lesser-known options, settings and features that could revolutionise the way you use your mobile devices (possibly). Then, starting on page 52, we help you get…

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meet the experts

David Crookes Our iOS expert shows you how get the most out of the latest mobile operating systems, such as using Smart Stack in iOS 14 and using the enhanced search in iPadOS 14. Shaun McGill Our tech specialist guides you through all of the best new features of watchOS 7 and also dusts down his Apple Pencil to get to grips with iPadOS 14’s new Scribble mode. George Cairns Our creative genius will show you how to remove unwanted noise from your photos, supercharge your iMovie video selfies with a gimbal and play with time in Final Cut Pro.…

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Beautiful Mac desktops Kit macOS out with some stunning wallpapers Exclusive video tutorials Discover how to get more out of your devices Tutorial project files All the assets you’ll need to get creative All of this is yours… • Over 15 minutes of expert iOS and macOS video guides from MacMost• This issue’s creative tutorial files to follow along with• Royalty-free fonts• Stock video clips to enhance your video-editing armoury• Stunning new wallpapers to brighten up your Mac desktop Log in to www.filesilo.co.uk/icreate Register to get instant access to this pack of must-have creative resources, how-to videos and tutorial assets Free for digital readers too! Read on your tablet, download on your computer The home of great downloads – exclusive to your favourite magazines from Future Publishing • Secure and safe online access, from anywhere• Free access for every reader, print and digital•…

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apple brings 5g speed to iphone 12

AT APPLE’S OCTOBER ‘HI, SPEED’ EVENT, IT ANNOUNCED FOUR NEW iPHONE 12 MODELS. The basic iPhone 12 has a 6.1-inch screen, three memory configurations (64GB, 128GB and 256GB) and starts at £799. For people looking for something a little smaller to slip into their pocket, there’s a mini version, with a smaller 5.4-inch screen but all the same features as its larger sibling, including memory, starting at £699. For those of you who want a little extra, there are two Pro versions of the iPhone 12. The first is the iPhone 12 Pro, which has the same 6.1-inch screen size as the standard model, but includes a Pro Camera system, which adds a telephoto lens, and bigger memory capacity (128GB, 256GB and 512GB). The second Pro model is the iPhone…

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5 things we learned this month

You no longer get a charger with your iPhone iPhone news Apple has stated that it wants all of its products to be carbon neutral by 2030. By removing the charger from the iPhone 12 box, Apple is claiming that it is doing its bit for the environment. Without it, the box for the iPhone 12 range can be considerably smaller, which means a smaller carbon footprint. There are also no EarPods included with the iPhone 12. The only lead included is a Lightning-to-USB-C cable, which could cause problems for those who haven’t got a USB-C device to charge the iPhone from. The other option, a MagSafe charger for wireless charging, costs £39 from the Apple Store. HomePod mini makes it personal Apple has smartened up its smart homa offerings by introducing the…

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the 44 best ios 14 secrets

The iOS 14 update has been with us for a good few weeks now so you’ll have a pretty good idea of what’s in it and what it brings to the mobile interface – but do you really? Like all Apple operating systems, fortune favours the curious, and there are so many hidden features buried deep down that you’ll only discover if you swipe and prod away everywhere on everything. This is why we have put together this collection of the 44 best iOS 14 secrets, to help you get the definitive grip on all of the best hidden stuff and make an informed decision on how useful it is to you and whether there are options and settings that you need to toggle on. As we cover the new widgets…