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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...

Microsoft Surface Pro 8 vs Apple iPad Pro M1: Which is the better Pro tablet?

A lot of people prefer portability over capability when it comes to choosing their devices. Usually, portable devices aren't as powerful as stationary ones. So we must achieve balance between both aspects to make the most out of two worlds. Hybrid computers are one solution to that. Microsoft and Apple offer devices for both usage cases,...

Apple iPad Pro 12.9-inch (M1) vs Microsoft Surface Pro X: Battle of the best ARM tablet

Apple has been pretty adamant about how the iPad Pro is an excellent laptop replacement, especially the new 2021 model powered by its M1 chipset. This is the same processor Apple currently uses on the MacBook Pro 13, MacBook Air, Mac mini, and the 24-inch iMac. The latest iPad Pro offers ample storage options, lots...

Apple iPad Pro 12.9-inch (M1) vs. Microsoft Surface Pro 7: Which is the best ‘Pro’ tablet?

The battle for the best 'Pro' tablet continues with Apple finally having a solid iPad lineup that can finally replace a laptop (at least for some users) with its in-house M1 chipset and a more functional keyboard. However, Apple is not the only one that makes great tablets. The Surface Pro is by far one...

XDA Basics: How to Factory Reset your iPhone or iPad

If you have an iPhone or an iPad, and you're planning to upgrade to newer versions of either device, it's a good idea to sell your existing one or trade it in to save a few bucks. It's also a good idea to give your older iPhone or iPad away to someone in need or...

XDA Basics: How to Set up Face Unlock or Face ID on your iPhone and iPad

Back in 2013, when Apple announced the iPhone 5S, one of the major highlights of the device was a fingerprint scanner embedded into the home button. Apple referred to this as Touch ID. In 2017, when Apple took the bezel-less route with the iPhone X, there was no home button to integrate Touch ID and...

These Apple devices are eligible for iOS 15, macOS Monterey, iPadOS 15, and watchOS 8

Today was a big day in the world of Apple news. At its annual WWDC 2021 developer conference, Apple unveiled new versions of its operating systems for the iPhone, iPad, Mac, and Apple Watch. The latest versions of each are iOS 15, iPadOS 15, macOS Monterey, and watchOS 8, and the first developer preview beta...

How to install the iOS 15 and iPadOS 15 Developer Beta

If you're the type to get excited about new features coming to iPhone and iPad, well, that's probably why you're here right now. Apple announced iOS 15 and iPadOS 15 today, and you can get your hands on the developer betas right now. There's quite a bit that's new. In FaceTime, you can now share music...

Apple is finally bringing widgets on the home screen to iPadOS 15

Today, Apple held its keynote for WWDC, announcing new software updates like iOS 15, iPadOS 15, watchOS 8, tvOS 15, and macOS Monterey. For iPadOS 15, Apple is finally delivering some key iOS 14 features like home screen widgets. Indeed, last year, the Cupertino firm delivered home screen widgets for the iPhone, but iPad users...

Apple’s new iPad Pro is amazing, but iPadOS holds it back from its true potential

The term itself makes me cringe, but I fit the description of a "digital nomad" — someone who makes a living working online from various locations — to a tee. Well, I did anyway, until COVID-19 killed travel for most of the world. But before COVID-19 though, I was traveling out of my Hong Kong...

Apple iPad Pro with M1 now available for pre-order from Apple.com, Amazon and Best Buy

Apple’s latest and most powerful iPad ever, the new iPad Pro powered by the Apple M1 Silicon chip, is now up for pre-orders. You can head over to Apple’s official website, or alternatively, book one from Best Buy or Amazon. Announced at its ‘Spring Loaded’ event on April 20, the new iPad Pro series continues...