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Essential Apple User Magazine December 2018 - January 2019

BDM’s Essential iPhone & iPad Magazine brings you the very latest news, rumours, reviews and technical help for your Apple iPhone, iPad and the iOS. This is the publication you will need to keep on top of the must know information and technical help from our team of Apple experts regarding both your iPhone and iPad hardware. If you want to stay informed click subscribe.

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“A dynamic and feature-packed speaker with a sound that won’t disappoint even the most discerning audiophile” At the heart of Dynaudio’s research labs is Jupiter, a huge room used for testing speakers. Suspended 6.5m high is a massive robot, which can take 31 sonic measurements at a time in a giant 7m arc, creating a spherical model of how a loudspeaker behaves. A measuring process that would have previously taken three days now takes just 28 minutes. One of the speaker systems tested in this way is the Dynaudio Music 3. In this second issue of the Essential iPhone & iPad Magazine, we’re giving one away. Find out how to enter on Page 94.…

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editor’s letter

It’s amazing what your iPhone and iPad can do. It’s equally amazing just how many things you might not know it can do. Did you know you could swap jokes with Siri? Take photographs with the volume buttons? or bring the screen down to use your iPhone one-handed? Well, you can and in this issue of The Essential iPhone & iPad Magazine, we show you how. In fact, there are so many exciting but lesser-known tricks and tips you can get up to with your iOS device, that we had to split our round-up over two issues. Check out Page 27 for the first part of our feature ‘20 iOS Secrets & Insider Tips’. The 2018 revamp of the iPad Pro is the biggest overhaul since the introduction of the iPad…

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launching the ipad pro

“[The new iPad Pro] marks the biggest change since the original iPad and we have made it better in every possible way.”John Ternus, Vice President of Hardware Engineering On 30th October, 2018, Tim Cook took the stage at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, New York. In front of an invited audience, Apple lifted the lid on the new iPad Pro. According to Apple CEO Tim Cook, “It’s going to push what you can do on iPad or on any computer even further.” The new iPad Pro certainly looks impressive. It was no great surprise that the Home button has been dropped. By swapping the older iPads’ FaceTime camera for a TrueDepth camera as seen on the latest iPhones, the new iPad Pro can support Face ID. Instead of registering your fingerprint by…

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exploring the 2018 ipads

“These iPads are faster than 92% of all the portable PCs sold in the last 12 months.”John Ternus, Vice President of Hardware Engineering Edge to Edge Screen Although the iPad still has a bezel, it’s much smaller than before. The Home button is gone and the corners are rounded, allowing it to stretch from edge to edge. It has a great screen too, with industry leading colour accuracy, True Tone technology that dynamically adjusts white balance for more natural looking images and the lowest reflectivity of any tablet. Blistering Bionics The 2018 iPad Pros use the most powerful tablet processor to date. Apple’s 12X Bionic chip and and next-generation Neural Engine are blisteringly fast. With eight cores for the main CPU and seven cores for the graphics processor, the 12X is up to 35%…

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new ipad pro gestures

Swipe up for Home screen On previous iPads, you could get to the Home screen by pressing the Home button. Now, simply swipe up from the bottom of the screen and the Home page is revealed. Swipe for the App Switcher To the App Switcher, swipe up from the bottom of the screen and when your finger is halfway up, hold it steady until the other apps arrive, as seen here. You can then lift your finger. Switch between apps To switch between open apps, swipe your finger right or left along the foot of the screen to cycle through your apps. Swipe for Control Centre Swiping up from the bottom of the screen is taken up with other gestures, so swipe down from the top right corner. Make sure you’re in the corner or you get…

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the ipad pro core features

On-Off Button This is the on/off button, which also acts as the sleep/wake button. Hold it to switch the iPad on and off or press to wake it from sleep or put it into sleep mode. True Depth Camera For the first time on an iPad, the 2018 iPad Pros have a TrueDepth camera, like those found on the X-series iPhones. This means you can use Memojis and Animojis and also unlock the iPad and apps with Face ID. Rear facing camera The rear-facing camera on the 2018 iPad Pros takes 12 megapixel stills, has a digital zoom up to five times and can record high definition video at 720p, 1080p or 4K resolutions, at up to 60 frames per second. Volume Buttons These are the volume up and down buttons, which can also be used to…