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iPad User Magazine Issue 33

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.

United Kingdom
Future Publishing Ltd
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Apple products tend to get lauded for their simplicity; that hands-on, intuitive approach that we all appreciate when we’re new to the game. But some feel that the simplicity is, in turn, restricitive. That there’s only really so much you can do on your iPad, and that to tackle any really extensive task, you’ll need to sit yourself down at your Mac. Well, we beg to differ. The iPad, and iPhone for that matter, are exceptional little powerhouses that come with the added benefits of accessibility and usability. If you feel you’re not really pushing the iPad beyond its basic remit, you’ll be interested in our in-depth feature about going ‘pro’ with your iPad. You might be surprised at just what you can achieve on the tablet… Elsewhere you’ll discover how to…

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work with control centre

IT WILL TAKE 10 minutes YOU WILL LEARN How to use Control Centres new 3D Touch options and pages. YOU’LL NEED iOS 10 Control Centre splits your controls up into easy-to-follow cards Control Centre saves you the bother of digging around for often-used device settings, opening an app that’s playing audio to control its playback, or searching for a flashlight app to light your path. Whether you’re at the Home screen, in an app, or you’ve just woken your device to its Lock screen, you can do all these things and more. To open Control Centre, swipe upwards from the screen’s bottom edge. This slides a card over the bottom part of the screen and dims the rest of the display. Swiping up while using an app might not reveal Control Centre right away, though; look for a small…

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take control using siri

IT WILL TAKE 10 minutes YOU WILL LEARN How to use iOS 10’s intelligent assistant YOU’LL NEED iOS 10 recommended Siri can now work with some apps from the App Store Siri is the intelligent assistant that’s built in to your iPhone, which enables you to look up information, add reminders, control your smart home devices, and more. You’ll have been asked to set up Siri when you first turned on your iPad or iPhone. If you declined at that time you can do so now by going to Settings > Siri and turning it on. In the same place you can change Siri’s voice, the language it expects you to speak in order to aid its understanding, and decide whether compatible third-party apps can interact with it. Also note the setting that turns off access to Siri…

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apple apps advanced editing in imovie advanced editing in imovie

IT WILL TAKE 15 minutes YOU WILL LEARN How to add cutaways, split screen and picture-in-picture effects in iMovie YOU’LL NEED iPad, iMovie, some action sequence clips Use iMovie’s advanced editing tools to apply pro production values to your programmes When using iMovie on an iPad it’s a simple matter to drag and drop the best bits of your raw footage into the timeline and then trim them for a tighter cut. You can easily swap the running order of each clip in the non-linear timeline to tell a story more clearly. This results in a series of consecutive clips that you can share easily with family and friends to a range of social media sites. By digging a deeper to deploy iMovie’s more advanced editing features you can make your iPad-edited movie stand out from the crowd.…

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edit raw photos on ipad

IT WILL TAKE 30 minutes YOU WILL LEARN How to import and edit raw photos with iOS’s editing tools YOU’LL NEED RAW images and a way to import them or an app that captures RAW images In iOS 10, you can import those images on your computer and sync them using iCloud The Photos app in iOS 10 saw many improvements and new features. One addition that got less attention than most, however was the ability to edit raw images in the app. Raw images retain all the data captured by your camera’s sensor, before any automatic image processing is applied allowing for much more flexibility when, for example, you need to recover blown-out highlights or add more detail in shadows. Now, in iOS 10, you can import those images on your computer and sync them using iCloud or…

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go pro with your ipad & iphone

One of the most frustrating things about technology is dismissal. Something new and exciting appears, and naysayers are all too eager to wave it away, shrugging it off as a mere toy. This happened in the past with the mouse and the very first Mac. These days, it still happens where the iPhone and iPad are concerned. Here at iPad User we know different, and our readers do too. You know that an iPad or an iPhone can be a tiny window into a world of productivity and creativity – and this in some ways goes beyond even the Mac in terms of convenience, usability and accessibility. So the following pages delve into a range of tasks you may never before have considered doing on your iOS devices. From recording podcasts and…