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You will soon be able to publish iOS apps from your iPad

Swift Playgrounds was first revealed during WWDC in 2016. The app initially would only work on iPads, but Apple has recently expanded support to include macOS, too. Last June, the company announced during WWDC21 that Swift Playgrounds 4 would allow iPadOS users to publish iOS apps directly from their iPads, without needing Xcode on a...

A complete guide to Apple Subscription Services: Pricing, Availability, and more

Apple has a long history when it comes to online services -- both free and paid ones. Over time, some were discontinued, while others have evolved into upgraded versions that better serve the modern world and suit users' needs. One of the most known services today is iCloud. It allows users to store up to...

These are the Best Styluses for iPad in 2021

If you like to draw, sketch, doodle, or take notes the old-fashioned way, an iPad stylus can come in handy. While Apple sells its excellent Apple Pencil styluses with professional-grade precision and pressure sensitivity for iPads, they are pretty expensive and may not be worth the price for every user. So there are a ton...

Apple holiday gift guide: The best products to buy this season

Holiday season is upon us, and Apple devices are premium products that your loved ones will appreciate. Whether you plan on buying an iPhone, iPad, Mac, or an accessory -- such as the AirPods 3rd Gen -- we're here to help you choose! You can spend so little on an Apple Polishing Cloth or a...

Apple iPad Pro 2021: M1 chip, 5G, Mini LED XDR display, and Everything else you need to know

The Apple iPad is unquestionably one of the best tablets you can buy. In fact, there are very few Android tablets that even come close to the iPad Pro. Despite the global decline in demand for tablets, different varieties of the iPad have been in high demand thanks to their unique proposition of powerful processing...

Netflix allows iOS users to subscribe directly through its newly released games [update]

Apple has often been criticized for the 15-30% cut it takes from subscriptions done through its App Store payment system. Some companies like Spotify and Netflix have avoided paying the commission fees by removing the option to subscribe through their iOS apps. Users would have to pay through the website, and then the premium privileges...

[Update: Decision reverted] Popular iOS app Notability paywalls features that users already paid for, prompting raised pitchforks

Notability -- one of the most popular note-taking apps on iPhone, iPad, and Mac -- has switched to the freemium business model. While we've seen this move happen with other apps before, this app is taking away features users had already paid for. So if you've purchased the app and any in-app purchases (IAPs) to...

These are the best Apple products for students in 2021

Apple is mostly known for three characteristics — how strongly-built and premium their hardware is, how long their devices receive software support, and how inter-connected their ecosystem is. Once you're in the walled garden, it's very hard to give it up and switch to alternatives. From Macs, to both affordable and Pro iPads, to other...

Google plans to revamp its iPhone and iPad apps soon

When it comes to Google apps on iOS and iPadOS, almost all users notice one thing when first launching them — how similar they look to the ones on Android. For the longest time, there have been complaints regarding how their user interface (UI) doesn't match that of iOS. Switches, banners, and other buttons all...

These are the Best Keyboards and Keyboard Cases for the new iPad 9th Gen: Apple, Logitech, and more!

Apple announced the affordable iPad 9th Gen during its California Streaming event, back in mid-September. It's available in the same colors as those of the previous-generation iPad. Protecting your iPad is one of the responsible things to do after buying it. While there are plenty of great cases available out there to choose from, some...

These are the Best Cases for the new iPad 9th Gen: ESR, Supcase, iBlason, and more!

Apple announced the affordable iPad 9th Gen during its California Streaming event in mid-September. It offers the same design and colors as last year's model but has mightier internals. This iPad is perfect for students who don't need the higher power of an iPad Pro, Air, or Mini. Whether you're taking your iPad to school,...

Microsoft Surface Go 3 vs Apple iPad 9th Gen: Which is the best mainstream tablet?

A lot of companies have started offering cloud-based solutions for their services. As a result, the battle between "portable" and "capable" has never been so heated. Some people prefer having solid desktop setups in their (home) offices, while others, including me, would rather have a portable one. Microsoft and Apple offer devices for both usage...