iPad Tips and Tricks

How to Try the New Touch Bar on Any Mac and iPad

How to Try the New Touch Bar on Any Mac and iPad

It’s not every day that Apple invents a whole new interaction model. The last big one was of course the multi touch iPhone screen. Now, Apple’s added a thin striped OLED display on the top of the keyboard on the new MacBook Pros, called the Touch Bar. But it’s glorified shortcuts bar. It could just be the next big thing. It’s a shame you can’t try it without spending $1799.

Top 15 Privacy and Security Settings iPhone and iPad Users Must Know

Top 15 Privacy and Security Settings iPhone and iPad Users Must Know

Everybody should be able to know how to be in full control of their privacy and security, especially in this day and age. While iPhone and iPad users should have a bit more peace of mind than Android users, developers, websites and even Apple still all collect personal information from your devices. To understand this in greater detail and learn ways to enhance your privacy and security even further on iOS, we’ve compiled plenty of options.

Complete Guide to Using an External Keyboard With an iPad

Complete Guide to Using an External Keyboard With an iPad

The 9.7 inch iPad Pro turned me into an iPad believer. And while Split View, Slide Over and Apple Pencil are awesome, it wouldn’t have happened if I hadn’t attached an external (physical) keyboard and the productivity that comes with keyboard shortcuts.

How To Use Split View in Safari On Your iPad

How To Use Split View in Safari On Your iPad

One of the best things about the newer iPads running iOS 9 and above is Split View. For me, this finally makes iPad “productive”. Writing my article (like I am right now), in one window and researching in Safari in another is basically the only reason I’ve finally started integrating the iPad Pro into my writing workflow.

How to Backup iPhone or iPad to External Drive

How to Backup iPhone or iPad to External Drive

We all know how important backing up our mobile devices is; so much so that backing up my iPhone has become second nature. But what happens when your Mac or computer doesn’t even have enough space for your iPhone or iPad backups? Depending on the size of your device, backing up multiple times could really start to take a toll on your computer’s storage space. How do you solve that issue? With an external hard drive of course. We will show you how to get iTunes to automatically backup your device to and external hard drive.

How to Automatically Enable or Disable Night Shift on iPhone or iPad at Sunset and Sunrise

How to Automatically Enable or Disable Night Shift on iPhone or iPad at Sunset and Sunrise

Night Shift has become one of my favorites apps for iOS 9.3. If you have not read all about it already, then you may want to check this article out. Basically, Night Shift reduces the blue light emitted from your Apple Device, by altering the warmth of your display lighting. This is great for reading in dark rooms and the reduction in blue light emission has been proven to have health benefits for those with sleep deprivation and sensitive eyesight. 

How to Adjust iPhone’s Home Button Click Speed

How to Adjust iPhone’s Home Button Click Speed

The Home button on the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch is the button that gets the most love. And by love, I mean the most taps, pushes, presses, and clicks. Given that this is the only physical button on the front of the phone, it can get accidentally pushed or clicks may register too quickly, forcing users into the app switcher when they really just wanted the home screen. Nevertheless, there is a nice way to adjust the Home button click speed in Accessibility.

How to Lock Your Photos and Files on iPhone & iPad

How to Lock Your Photos and Files on iPhone & iPad

We all need to hide something. It might be super important documents, account information you don’t want to share with anyone or maybe even those selfies. But the thing is, unlike Android, there’s no easy way to just plain hide photos, videos or documents on your iPhone. Of course, you can protect your entire iPhone using a passcode or via Touch ID. For some, this level of protection might be enough.

Can’t Activate iPhone or iPad After Installing iOS 9.3 Software Update? Here’s How to Fix It

Can’t Activate iPhone or iPad After Installing iOS 9.3 Software Update? Here’s How to Fix It

If you’ve updated to iOS 9.3 and you’re having trouble activating your iPhone or iPad, don’t worry. You’re not the only one with this problem, and fortunately, there are a couple of workarounds that should fix it. Here’s what you can try.

How to identify a stolen iPhone or iPad

How to identify a stolen iPhone or iPad

I’ve had my iPhone stolen not once, but twice. Even with Find my iPhone enabled, the chances of you recovering a lost or stolen iPhone is still pretty low. Every now and then, a lost iPhone may find its way into a Good Samaritan’s hands. Instead of keeping this lost phone as their own or selling it, this Good Samaritan decides to make sure it finds its way back to its rightful owner. But, that scenario is few and far between. Instead, these stolen iPhones get sold to folks online and once they receive the item they may not even be able to unlock it. In order to avoid getting duped and buying someone’s stolen iPhone there is a nice tool that will allow you to identify if that phone is stolen before ever hitting that buy button, and we are going to show you how.