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iPadOS tips and tricks that make your iPad a whole lot more useful

iPadOS tips and tricks that make your iPad a whole lot more useful

Apple's iPadOS is aimed at differentiating the iPad's operating system from the iPhone's -- and as such, there are a number of great features in it that you won't get on the iPhone.
How to reset an iPad: Soft reset, force restart, and factory reset

How to reset an iPad: Soft reset, force restart, and factory reset

Sometimes your iPad might freeze up or begin to act a little strangely. Luckily, a lot of issues can be solved with a simple reset. We'll show you how to do a soft reset, a force restart, and a

Which iPad Air or iPad mini 5 Storage Capacity Should You Buy — 64GB or 256GB?

Apple brought the iPad Air back from the dead and for just for the heck of it, updated the iPad mini too. You can think of it as an elevated version of the 2017 iPad. Or as a lighter version of the

How to add a local folder to your iPad

It’s ridiculous that the iPad won’t let you create a local folder in the Files app, but there are workaround. Today we find out how. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

Pro Tip: How to reveal the Files sidebar in portrait view

Files app is fantastic, and sometimes frustrating. Find out how to reveal the hidden sidebar in portrait view. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

Pro Tip: How to type the Apple logo on iPhone, Mac and iPad

Ever wondered how to type the Apple logo on your Mac, your iPhone or iPad, or even your Apple TV? It's easy! Here's how to do it. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

How to add sound to your iPhone or iPad screen recordings

Capturing video screenshots on iOS 11 is easy. But if you want to add sound to your videos, you need to access this hidden setting. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

Pro Tip: How to control the iPad video player with keyboard commands

The iOS video player is pretty full-featured, although most of its advanced tracks are hidden. Today we'll take a quick look at what it can do, including how to control the entire app from a hardware

How to add extra filter packs to the iPhone’s Photos app

Filter packs let you add all kinds of special effects to your photos, all without ever leaving the Photos app. Heres how to find, enable, and use filter packs for iPhone. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and

Remove annoying clutter from iPad Spotlight searches

Spotlight on iOS is amazing, but the results can get cluttered. Clean up the list by stopping Spotlight from indexing the contents of every app on your iPhone. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture

Pro Tip: Discover Safari’s hidden tab options

Long-press Safari's tab button to reveal a whole bunch of hidden actions. Open private tabs, close all tabs, and even access split view. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

How to really use bookmarks on iPhone and iPad

iPhone bookmarks are super-useful, and once you learn all the shortcuts and secret tricks. you'll be able to find everything faster. Let's take a look. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an

How to use Split Screen on iPad

How enter Split Screen on the iPad, how to get rid of Split Screen on the iPad, and how to use Slide Over and Split View. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

Musicians: Here’s how to lock down your iPad to prevent accidents on stage

Guided Access lists you disable parts of the iPad/iPhone screen so you don't accidentally check your email in the middle of a gig. Here's how to set it up. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through

Pro Tip: Drag and drop text between apps on iPad

It's easier to drag and drop text between apps on iPad than it is on the Mac. Here's how to do it. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

How to use Type to Siri in iOS 11 (and why you’ll love it)

Type to Siri is handy on the iPhone, but even better on the iPad, which you probably don't ever want to talk to. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

Fine-tune your music with Visual EQ in GarageBand for iPad

GarageBand's Visual EQ is a secret weapon that lets you easily turn a good-sounding song into an amazing-sounding one. Here are some tips on getting the best from it. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and

Emergency Bypass lets selected contacts punch through Do Not Disturb

Emergency Bypass lets selected contacts punch through Do Not Disturb, any time. Here’s how to enable it for messages and phone calls. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

How to speed up your iPhone if the Spectre patch slows it down

The Spectre fix may slow down your iPhone. Here are several ways to speed it up again. (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

AudioStretch slows down songs and videos to make learning music easier

AudioStretch slows down, pitch-shifts, and loops audio and video to make learning new songs way, way easier. It lacks a few features, but makes up for it with a super-intuitive interface. (via Cult of