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The iPad is finally set to become a laptop replacement with iPadOS 16

iPads are great for productivity, gaming, media consumption, and more. These versatile devices come in several options to choose from. There are the budget-friendly models that work without leaving a hole in your pocket. On the other hand, there are higher-end models for Pro users (some of which are even powered by Mac chips). All...

Apple iPad Air 5 (2022) vs Apple iPad 9 (2021): Which tablet should you buy?

iPads are great devices for mobile gaming, studying, reading, consuming media, and more. Apple sells a variety of these versatile tablets that cater to different needs and budgets. There are high-end models for those who want the best performance and latest technologies. There are also low-end models for those who want to spend minimally. And,...

Apple iPad Air 5 (2022) vs Apple iPad Mini 6 (2021): Which mid-range tablet should you buy?

In our day and age, tablets are becoming an increasingly popular product. Whether you're binging your favorite shows, playing games, or attending online classes -- these devices provide a relatively large screen, portability, and versatility. Choosing which tablet to buy, though, can be a tough decision to make. If you're having inner debates on whether...

Apple announces Offline Live Captions, Apple Watch Mirroring, and other upcoming accessibility features

Apple is famous for its commitment to making its products and services accessible to all sorts of people. Currently, you can control an iPhone, iPad, or Mac with just your voice. The company also includes other settings for tweaking the colors, font size, etc. Despite Apple already offering a wide array of rich accessibility features, it...

Apple iPad Air 5 (2022) vs Apple iPad Pro (11-inch, 2021): Which M1 tablet should you buy?

iPads are great devices for executing plenty of various tasks. Whether you're looking to play games, read eBooks, attend online classes or work meetings, write the next best-selling novel, or even develop and publish iOS apps, these versatile tablets can help you with all of that. Choosing which iPad to buy can be pretty confusing,...

WWDC22 Wishlist: Features we want to see Apple introduce in iPadOS 16, watchOS 9, and macOS 13

The Worldwide Developers Conference  -- our favorite time of the year -- is inching closer! For many of us, it's more exciting than the actual iPhone event. Apple will be holding the main WWDC22 keynote on June 6. There's plenty to expect from this event and even more to wish for. The company will most...

Swift Playgrounds 4.1 beta brings App Store submissions to Macs

Back in December 2021, Apple finally started allowing developers to build apps and submit them for publishing on iPads. The change was very notable -- as the iPad truly became a PC replacement for some developers. They could build projects from scratch and upload them to App Store Connect for review afterwards -- without needing...

Looking for some great games to play on the Apple iPad? Here are 25 recommendations from us

iPads have been around for over a decade. What started as a stretched iPhone (of sorts) has now become a computer replacement for some people. Apple has even gone to the extent of powering some of its models with the M1 chip -- which it initially designed for the Mac lineup. What makes an iPad...

Universal Control is the unrivaled continuity magic that only Apple has figured out

When someone says Apple, one of the first words that come to mind is overpriced ecosystem. The company has built a solid reputation regarding this matter, and it has earned this particular crown. Whether you're switching to a new iDevice, syncing your iCloud data across the company's products, or using several Apple devices simultaneously as...

These are the best Apple products for students in 2022

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 iPads and Pro iPads, to...

How to set up the Apple iPad Air 5 (2022)

Apple revealed the iPad Air 5 (2022) during its Peek Performance event. This tablet comes with optional 5G network support and is powered by the mighty M1 chip. The iPad Air 5 features the same exterior design as the previous-gen model. However, it's available in new vivid colors that aren't present on the 4th Gen...

Slack app on iPad receives desktop-style two-column layout, updated sidebar and more

Slack has just released a new update to its iPad app, which brings several new features, including a desktop-style layout, updated sidebar, and accessibility improvements. The biggest and most notable change is the new two-column layout, which brings the Slack iPad app closer to its desktop counterpart. When you click on a Slack channel or a...