With iOS 13 and iPadOS 13, Apple has added native support for PS4 and Xbox controllers to the OS. This makes iPhones and iPads great gaming devices and would help in greatly enhancing the overall gaming experience on them. If you are looking to pair a PS4 or Xbox One controller with your iPhone or iPad, check out this guide.
Since the past couple of years, Apple has worked hard to position the iPad as a real computer, a true MacBook replacement. But the promotion videos and marketing campaigns felt hollow. Because the reality was quite different. The iPad Pro was just not fast enough or featured enough or had as many great apps to be a true MacBook replacement. But in 2019, the tide is turning.
iOS 13 and iPadOS 13 both include a fair share of features targeted at the average Joe, but what if you’re more than that? Developers are what shapes a platform. Without them, your platform will shrivel and rot, like we’ve seen in the past with Windows Phone. Without developers, there are no apps and without apps, no customers. The cycle continues as with no customers, there are no developers to code the software.
Apple today released the second developer beta of iPadOS 13 for all compatible iPads. If you are not a developer and are looking to download the iPadOS 13 beta 2 IPSW file, grab it from here.
Apart from releasing the beta profile of iOS 13, Apple also released the beta profile of iPadOS. This means advanced users and developers can install iPadOS 13 on their compatible iPad running iOS 12 without having to download the entire IPSW file.
The upcoming iOS 13 and iPadOS 13 have quite a few new gestures. As the OS matures, the complexity also increases. And this is something we are seeing with iPadOS 13. Apple is now adding features to the iPadOS that are clearly meant for pro users. This means new and hidden gestures that can sometimes be a bit too confusing. Here are all the new gestures in iOS 13 and iPadOS 13 that you should know about.
iOS 13 and iPadOS 13 are both big upgrades for iPhones and iPads around the world, packing a bunch of new features, performance fixes and stability improvements. However, not everything Apple showed off at WWDC 2019 was new and shiny.
The old Reminders app was getting a bit long in the tooth. It hadn’t been updated since iOS 7 days and it just didn’t look right on the new iPhones. Now, Apple has redesigned the whole Reminders app, rebuilding it from the ground up. It now revolves around four new sections, powerful lists, and natural language processing. In total, the new Reminders app is much easier to use, and a lot more powerful. Take a look at all the new Reminders feature in our hands-on post below.
Apple has fixed many annoying things in the iPad with iPadOS 13. The new OS packs a number of changes and improvements which aim to make the iPad better at multitasking. However, one issue that remains is that triggering Siri on iPadOS 13 still covers the entire display thereby disrupting whatever work one is doing.
iOS 13 is an update of finallys. One of them much-awaited, but hard to believe features in the Safari Download Manager. It’s one of those features that you didn’t think would actually be here. It’s quite hidden and doesn’t show up until you actually find a download link. But when it does, it works quite well. Here’s the new Safari Download Manager for iOS 13 and iPadOS 13.