I'll cut to the chase, this is a stream, not a video input solution.
Even so, it is low latency and great video quality compared to the common Remote Desktop apps (as long as your local network connection is good). The basis for all of this is utilizing Nvidia's GameStream protocol to stream video to the iPad which uses the Moonlight app as the client. GameStream needs a display connected on the host computer though to utilize the GPU correctly. The workaround is using a dummy HDMI dongle that you can buy for cheap online. With these materials, it makes it possible to not depend on needing a spare monitor/tv to clone the display. Sometimes I need to kick start the GameStream service on the PC with a Remote Desktop software (just to get past the login screen), but overall it's the best "iPad as a monitor" experience I've had.
For more info check out the Moonlight project, their Discord is very friendly too.
Below is a summary of what is in the picture. While the emulation options are nowhere near as good as those on Android or Windows, Retroarch does allow me to play any 8 and 16 bit game I want on iOS. And I have iPadOS 13 beta, so I can now take advantage of PS4/Xbox controller support.
So far, I've been able to play SNES, NES, and Genesis games flawlessly, and the save states work great. Retroarch does have cores for Saturn and PSX, but I haven't been successful in playing a PSX game because it crashes. But I'm not disappointed, just the fact that I can play 16 bit games on my iPad is awesome.
Tablet: iPad Mini 5
Controller: Playstation 4 Controller
Stand: KABCON Adjustable/Foldable Tablet Stand
Operating System: iPadOS 13 Beta 2
Emulator: Retroarch 1.7.7
Game: Super Mario World (Super Nintendo)
Draw: Procreate is the best, and has many tutorials online.
Games: Civ 6, Darkest Dungeon, Invisible Inc, Bastion, Transistor, Binding of Issac: Rebirth, Stardew Valley, Siralim 3. Without knowing your tastes in games, I just put a bunch in.
Apple is pretty good about supporting older devices, but you didn’t mention which version of the iPad you’re look at. A list of all the iOS 12 (current) devices is available here
No one here can officially answer what devices will be supported on iOS 13.
HOW TO ADD ANY MAME ROM to iMAME without jailbreak
* Note: some roms are not compatible ect. typical mame stuff. Experiment! Have Fun!
Step 1) DL iexplorer
Step 2) Plug ipad into comp.
Step 3) Open iExplorer.
Step 4) Navigate to DEVICE/APPS/iMame/Documents
Step 5) Drag mame roms into folder.
Step 6) Open iMAME
Step 7)Select Options.
Step 8) Tap Rescan All roms.
Step 9) Profit.
Here is a picture of me playing the Original X-men game on my ipad. http://i.imgur.com/ixQUM.jpg
Here's a direct link to Procreate's teaser page:
Painting on 3D models. This is next level. Hopefully Procreate's success and pro-level features will inspire more companies to develop true pro apps for iPad.
I have a good cup holder mount that fits the 13” iPadPro. carmount it barely moves when touched, though is not as solid as a bolt mounted model.
When I'm out & about: In this bumper case
When I'm at home: In this charger/stand
I personally hated the Paperlike (and similar) protectors, they were unpleasant to use for anything but note-taking (like instructional videos, etc). What I ended up doing was getting a normal glass screen protector (optional, obviously) and these little silicone tips for the Pencil. It both adds a little friction while writing and gets rid of the annoying sound the Pencil can make on the screen. They don't last forever, but I'm about four weeks in to classes and am still on the first tip.
Edit: just noticed a tiny little hole on the bottom of the first tip this morning (to be expected, the friction has worn down the silicone), so I’m now on the second tip. Classes started 8/23, so almost a month!
I used the ARXON paperlike screen protector. TBH, I like it better cause it feels more rough and papery, and has a good feel to it when I use the pencil.
1) The item in your link doesn't have USB-C, so I am not sure how that is remotely relevant and assume you just picked the first thing you found that was cheaper and thought would work.
2) As I mentioned below, the OP's link is for the cost in Singapore using their currency. The US page has it at $29 USD. Which, for a USB-C charger, especially one from Apple, isn't that bad. The retail price for a similar Anker one (the correct one) (https://www.amazon.com/Anker-Charger-Delivery-PowerPort-MateBook/dp/B06Y427WT7/ref=sr_1_5?ie=UTF8&qid=1544035920&sr=8-5&keywords=anker+usb-c+charger) is actually $1 more, and onsale right now for just a few bucks less. So the pricing is comparable. USB-C is different and, right now, has a price premium.
If you want to go public domain, here's some of what I've got:
one query in google and:
Adjustable Stand for iPad Pro & Pencil, Designed for Professionals and Designers
does it what you want ?
Stream media files from a Plex Media Server running on your computer, or mark them "Sync" to take them with you to watch on the go. Most devices have a Plex client these days, including Roku, Windows, Mac, iOS, Android, and I think even gaming consoles.
iPads don't have a calculator, PCalc is currently on sale, so there's that. but the lite (free) version is great as is if you don't want something fancy.
I like 1Blocker for ad blocking. Dropbox for obvious reasons. Duet Display if you have a laptop. PiPifier to "minimize" youtube. Pixelmator for basic photo editing. Tweetbot for twitter. If you do geneology then MyHeritage has a nice app. Discord is my primary chat client, recommended, it's basically like a simplified IRC that has been modernized. I also use Scrivener for writing (but there is also Ulysses that some will recommend). OneNote for notes since it syncs across all platforms. NordVPN is my vpn to go.
For media consumption and streaming stuff, iBooks is supreme. Manga Rock for 'free' manga. Chunky if you collect digital graphical novels/comics. Netflix for movies. Crunchyroll for anime. Spotify for music. Audible for audiobooks.
For games, there are some nice AAA-type titles beside Civ, such as Vainglory, This War of Mine, Order & Chaos 2, Dungeon Hunter 5, Modern Combat 5, Iron Blade, Minecraft Story Mode, Hearthstone, and the indie titles Darkest Dungeon, Banner Saga 1+2, Transistor, Crashlands, Don't Starve, Machinarium, Bastion, Dofus Touch. I play a lot more but these are what I would recommend checking out.
iCarez (Updated Version [Anti-Glare] Matte Screen Protector for Apple 11-inch iPad Pro 11 2018 [2-Pack] Premium PET Film (Not Glass) Easy to Install (Compatible with Face ID and Apple Pencil) https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07GZMMYHT/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_i_5PU7Db4N5N2XC
iPad Pro 10.5 Keyboard Case 2017/ iPad Air 3 Case with Keyboard 10.5 2019-360 Rotate 7 Color Backlit Wireless Keyboard with Smart Folio Hard Back Cover, Ultra Slim, Auto Sleep/Wake, Black https://www.amazon.com/dp/B079KDWPDL/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_tai_OUB7Db3R1B0SF
Logitech begs to differ.
Unfortunately, I guess they weren’t popular enough, so thy stopped making them after the 2017 iPads or so.
I guess I'll take up the dissenting voice here, because I love Paper. Love it so much I bought the other writing tools all together. I'm a writer that has always tried to learn how to draw to accomplish certain creative goals in my life. I take up books, I buy the B-5B pencils and erasers, and finally I set times to do drawing exercises. I always bombed out after a few weeks, because I wasn't meeting my goals or I felt I was so out of my league, so behind, I shouldn't even try.
Paper took all that stress away. It's helped spark passion in me to create again. It's got a limited color palette and you can't change a brush radius for shit, but that's a good thing. I don't have to think about beautiful composition; I just open up a journal and draw what is in my head. If I didn't like what I'm doing, whatever, I just do the undo function. Today, I'm waiting on a new art book called "Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain," which was recommended to me through the drawing subreddits that I joined.
So in short, Paper is just incredibly good at getting itself out of the way and letting you draw something that makes you smile as you lay in bed or watching tv on the couch. To the person who recommended Procreate, I checked out, and it looks great, but Paper will always have a place on my iPad.
Photo Stream is capped at 1000 photos, and as you add a new picture it deletes the oldest one.
What you want is iCloud Photo Library, which saves all of your pictures to iCloud Drive. There are certain software compatibility things that have to be in place, I suggest looking at the page on Apple's website.
I've been using iCloud Photo Library since it was in beta, and it's great! All my photos, 8000 plus, are in iCloud, and optimized versions get synced to all of my devices with a full version available for download at any time.
Anker wireless Bluetooth IOS - https://www.amazon.com/Anker-Wireless-Bluetooth-Keyboard-Rechargeable/dp/B00PIMKN1Q/ref=sr_1_1?s=pc&ie=UTF8&qid=1532352980&sr=1-1&keywords=ANKER+IOS+KEYBOARD
So far so good, 20 bucks.
There's an app called AppShopper that does exactly what you want.
I believe you can sort by all sorts of categories, sale prices, savings amounts, etc.
Quite a nice app. :)
Edit: Oops! You asked for a site, not an app! I guess the AppShopper website kinda does what you want? It's the same people, just a different interface I suppose!
What tips do you have for writing so cleanly?
I really like my handwriting on paper, but I can't get the knack of it with the Apple Pencil. Plus I already use this Moshi matte screen protector.
Like yourself, my mother also has MS. I decided to go with this case
It's sturdy enough that if it's dropped, there is no anxiety of it shattering, and my mom says there is no issue in using Touch ID.
Hope this helps.
Usually a small mono Bluetooth earbud
It is very discreet and no one can really see it. Plus if I see someone headed my way I have a small string attached to it that I tug on and it pops out into my lap or hand.
(P.s. it isn't that earpiece exactly so I can't vouge for this particular one. Except for mine being all black this one is very similar.)
Also all black wired headphones work if I forget my ear piece.
If you have a Mac, download CoconutBattery and then connect your iPad with the USB cable and it will tell you everything about the battery. Cycles, age, capacity etc
https://www.amazon.de/EasyAcc-Magnetisch-Kompatible-Multi-Winkel-Standfunktion/dp/B07L687DRH/ref=mp_s_a_1_6?keywords=ipad+pro+11+hülle+magnetisch&qid=1560406143&s=gateway&sr=8-6 (german amazon)
I have the same case, it is a good case but it is not real cloth it feels "rubbery".
Apple iPad (Wi-Fi, 32GB) - Space Gray (Latest Model) https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07BTS2KWK/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_i_fbrhCbWYPVEHW
I believe this is the 2018 iPad that works with the Apple Pencil (sold separately of course). Was $230 earlier this week. Now at $250 but that is still a Black Friday level deal.
I like Drafts. I use it to open files from iCloud, DropBox, OneNote, etc. It works with share sheets. You don't have to use fancy features if you don't want to either. It's pretty plain.
Those are definitely just mic stands with iPad holders on top. Here's some Amazon links to something similar:
I didn't do any searching for the best deal/best quality items. Those will just give you an idea. Make sure you get holders that will fit your specific iPad or are adjustable. Just search iPad Mic Stand and you'll see a bunch of options.
I use this case. I wanted it mostly because it was keyboard compatible so it was an added bonus to get the pencil holder! It’s surprisingly sturdy and protective for a $15 case and i love it! The one big con is that the pencil fits snugly into the holder. So If you have anything on the pencil, like a sleeve or cap, it probably would not fit as well
I use this one. It’s great, and looks pretty sleek
Unsplash is a good source for high res original photography. The website, unsplash.com , and app all play nice on iPad as well.
I have an iPad Pro 12.9 and just bought the iPad 2018. The note taking experience is identical. If you're just looking to take notes and do basic tasks such as web browsing or playing some basic games, you're best bet is the iPad 2018. The Pro line is meant for beefier tasks like light video editing and content creation. It has a better CPU, more memory, a better screen and better speakers. All of which you could do without if you only need the basics. Oh, and you'll save a couple hundred dollars!
Edit: Oh, and if you're going to be doing a lot of note taking, also get this screen protector (or a matte one like it). The "matte-ness" of it makes writing on it much better than writing directly on the screen or using a glossy screen protector.
And FWIW, this is a nice case (especially for the price) and has a loop to store the pencil. I have it for my Pro and I liked it so much I bought one for the iPad '18. It has a "taking notes in a university" vibe going for it.
The A10 Fusion is marginally more powerful than the 9X — the 10 fusion debuted in the iPhone 7, and benchmarks higher. It also has BigLittle technology introduced in the A10 Fusion which allows the iPad to use a low powered core for lightweight tasks, and a more powerful core for heavyweight tasks like games and photo editing, saving power and improving performance. The 2018 iPad is also going to last longer on a single charge due to a better battery and the aforementioned CPU tech.
However, the new iPad lacks:
• TrueTone (adjusts colors to lighting for consistent perceptual colors)
• P3 Wide color (Can show more colors in the color spectrum; reds are particularly more vivid in P3 images)
• Landscape Stereo Speakers
• Smart Connector
• Gapless digitizer/display (there's a noticeable gap just like last year's iPad on the 2018)
• Case support (if you don't care about the flash and don't use the smart connector, the Pro 9.7" can use every case the Air 2 can — stereo sound is unaffected in my logitech BLOK)
• Improved front and rear camera
The Pro 9.7 honestly has better display technology while the iPad 2018 has a better processor (they both have 2GB RAM), so it depends on what you need it for more. Gaming would be better on the 2018 iPad, while art and photo editing is probably better suited for the 9.7" Pro.
Nope, not from cloud services like Dropbox, but a couple will stream from a server on your PC/Mac - try Chunky (streaming requires the paid upgrade), or YACReader.
Disclaimer: chunky is my app.
In case you weren't aware, iPads can use any headphones. You don't need to use headphones that are specifically made for Apple or iPads.
So you probably are going to want to figure out how much you want to spend and what style of headphones you want. Then you might want just to go to Amazon and see which ones are well reviewed in your price range.
And not everyone finds earbuds comfortable. He may prefer a different type. For example, the Koss PortoPro are well reviewed and extremely comfortable. However they don't do a good job blocking out background noise and they will leak sound if they volume is turned up loud. So depending on how he uses them, they may not be a good choice.
I have the below Sandisk Ultra, works on my MBP and iPad Pro without issue. And if I use a Lighting to USB adapter works on my iPhone.
AGPTEK Apple Pencil Case Holder, Premium Leather Carrying Case for Stylus iPad Pro Pen/Pencil, Samsung, Huawei, Apple Pen Accessories, USB Cable, Earphone, Fountain Pen, Gray https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07N1JBGBB/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_i_M9N8CbX08KY3S
I got this Japanese one and love it. $23 for one. Feels just like paper, hides fingerprints pn the screen very well, and has minimal graininess and distortion.
I hated the feeling of drawing on glass and this feels just like drawing on paper with a chunky pencil. Better than PaperLike in every possible way.
Actually, I thankfully stopped using the store's wishlist a few months back. Now I use http://appshopper.com since they alert me when things go on sale.
I've "saved" a decent chunk of money this way!
Get appshopper and put all the pricey apps you want on the wishlist there. It will notify you of when the prices drop as well as the historical price changes. If they don't drop by the time you need them then go ahead and buy them.
You might get some better tailored advice if we also knew what classes you were taking.
You don't really have to use iTunes. Any music purchased from iTunes can be downloaded on the device as can apps. You can use http://www.i-funbox.com or dropbox for most other things. I have not used iTunes on my iPad for years now.
My solution to this problem was to replace the plastic nub with a capacitive one from Amazon.
PSA: Have the volume up to hear the sound!
I write a lot. I am not an artist by any means, and my handwriting looks like worms are crawling on the paper, but i like to takes notes rather than type because if allows me to remember things that are written rather than typed.
So I've been trying various type of paperlike films, and I came to the conclusion that this is simply the best paperlike screen protector when it comes to writing.
It also has matte finish so it does prevent fingerprints being visible, yet it does reduce the beauty of retina display, but it's not that bad.
The film is actually made in Japan, and it's not cheap. Amazon has it for $23. https://www.amazon.com/ELECOM-Paper-Feel-Anti-Fingerprint-Anti-Scratch-Bubble-Free/dp/B07KZHVTD6/ref=sr_1_1?crid=1I6COBWXGGI6Z&keywords=elecom+ipad+pro+11&qid=1556199167&s=gateway&sprefix=elecom+%2Caps%2C541&sr=8-1
Procreate - the only drawing/painting app you will ever need
Good notes 4 - best note taking app for college students
NPlayer - personal favorite video player - amazing ftp online sync features
Just Press Record - high quality audio recorder (better than stock recorder), and audio transcriber
Secure notes - free app, one of the most secure note apps, which sync online, can be viewed on desktop
NordVPN - currently imo the best VPN service
Reeder - great RSS viewer (I tried a few and its still the best)
Adblock by Futuremind - just essential, but needs to be set up
Spotify/Netflix - just obvious
Pixelmator - great photo editing. I have Affinity Photos too, but its just too indepth for most users and has a learning curve.
Yoink - great for drag and drop on ipads
Last Pass - free version is all you need, and one of the best password managers, just use a pass phrase not a password.
Pocket casts - great for audiobooks
Pocket - for syncing articles between devices
Documents by Readdle - but you already know this. Turns your ipad into a laptop.
Calzy - fav calculator app
Pushbullet - send files/images/text/links from laptop to ios and back.
Severed - its just all around great game.
I have a few more, but thats for later lol
Apple Smart Cover - https://www.apple.com/ipad/accessories/
In over four years of using iPad, I have never felt the need for any more protection than what this cover offers. The back is astonishingly sturdy, and I am not prone to handling my tablet as roughly as my phone.
iPad wallpapers are actually square, because they have to account for rotation in both directions.
Try InterfaceLift. They have a lot of very high–quality wallpapers that you can use on the iPad.
Oh, sorry, it's reddit I thought they were being sarcastic. Must have read it wrong. https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0863BWWQ6?ref=ppx_yo2_dt_b_product_details&th=1
That's the listing. Go to buying options and pick one that is Very Good (that's always been in original packaging with the seal broken but in perfect shape)....I got mine for $42...looks like they are about $54 now...still a good deal. Again, sorry for the misunderstanding.
seems like a neat ideal but i use this sleeve from amazon. like the rubbery texture, the larger diameter of the pencil and it is one of the brightest glow-in-the-dark things i've ever seen. very bright and glows for hours. can't say i will lose my pencil in the dark.
I use Private Internet Access. It requires a subscription, but the iOS app works quite well.
If you are looking for something free, the people behind PornHub have released a VPN app. I haven’t tried it myself, but the reviews are actually good. There is both a free and a paid version, with the paid version offering higher speeds but both versions offering unlimited bandwidth. It’s called VPNHub and does have an iOS app.
Give it a go. It's hit or miss. These are some Math notes I took:
I used GoodNotes with an Adonit Jot Pro, both of which were pretty stellar.
There's just an odd tradeoff. In terms of actually writing, there's so much more precision with a standard 0.5 ballpoint pen on paper than there is with a stylus on an iPad. On the other hand though, you can resize, erase and rearrange notes on the iPad.
It also depends on the subjects you're taking. I'm majoring in Computer Science and Economics. It worked alright for my math paper because it was one-line or double-line stuff. I imagine it would be fine for my Computer Science subjects as well. My Economics though is a combination of math, graphs and plain english which is a bit more awkward to change between. If you just need to jot down bullet points (or since you're still in school, copy what the teacher is writing on the board if that's how they teach) then you should be fine.
I've gone back to pen and paper just because I prefer the experience much more, but if you can get iPad note taking working for you then great.
One last important thing: If you have multitasking gestures on, make sure you either disable them or learn how to use the Guided Access feature on your iPad (in Accessibility). Using the app's palm rest will activate multitasking gestures, so Guided Access will disable them.
There's definately something sketchy going on here. Splashtop has changed their price 20 times in the last week. Had you been one of the lucky ones, you could have gotten it for 0.99.
As an iOS dev myself, I watch these sales only to see if they have any sort of effect on marketing.
ScannerPro to turn syllabi and other handouts quickly and easily into PDF. Notability for handwritten notes. LiquidText for PDF annotation, proofreading documents, and multiple document research. The Google suite of apps for the dreaded group projects. Scrivener for your thesis, dissertation, and to write the Great American Novel. Microsoft Word for smaller documents (it really bogs down at around 50-60 pages.) iStudiezPro to keep your classes and assignments in order. Pocketcasts and iTunes U for supplemental study materials. Skype for meeting classmates for group projects or study groups outside of class. Kindle and iBooks for your non-PDF eTexts (alternately, use Calibre to convert all your eTexts to PDF.)
You should have gotten the Alien Blue HD app instead. When you search in the store, it lists iPad apps and iPhone apps separately. You can see this at the top left corner on the groups in the search page.
I use http://code.google.com/p/android-wifi-tether/ for tethering on my Android phone. Granted, you must have root access.
Just got my new iPad. Checked on Amazon for a good case. Settled on this one. Real nice, hard plastic back and soft cover. Didn’t know it magnets to the front which was cool. Just wanted to post if anyone is looking for a basic case! $13!
I also purchased their screen protector, it came with this install piece that made it super easy.
TL; DR: dope case and screen protector. No, not an ad either ha, check fakespot.
I'd recommend reading Dan Arielys "Predictably Irrational". The chapter on pricing.
Appstore has a baseline of good apps of around $5 for high end to $1 for cheaper stuff. Anything over that is expensive in relation to other applications it is competing against.
Accepting $10 as your new baseline will raise it for all Apps.
The price is set to increase as improvements to hardware is made and developers can even fake a price increase through this (which is what happened when the iPad/iPad2 was released). But at the moment $5 is the higher end baseline.
Don't get me wrong though, I will pay for higher prices for applications I believe justify the price. For example, the most expensive iPad app I've paid for was $189. This goes back to the Predictably Irrational details on pricing (where other applications to do the same thing are approx x26 that price).
But the video hasn't justified the app to be priced outside the range of other games.
Also a mechanical engineering student, I use notability for all my notes. It works really well to keep my notes organized as I'm writing them.
It also syncs all my notes with Dropbox, here is a note I took a couple weeks ago in Thermo II.
Office 365 is going to be your best bet for true seemless functionality with all of your current documents. I've tried most of the other 3rd party options and they leave much to be desired one way or another. The "cloud" emulators are nice if you have a solid internet connection at all times, but if you don't they blow.
I bought one of these for my Mini and it turned my Mini from a play around youtube toy into a legitimate business capable tool:
it's small and the keyboard battery lasts forever. Typing on the small mini screens keyboard is junk but these keys are great once you get used to them.
If you need staying power:
Have you heard of something called Notion? I use it to store the code I’ve used under certain days and it formats a bunch of different languages. You get this just by starting a new line with /code. You can also embed mathematical equations with /math, but I haven’t needed to use this yet.
Full disclosure though, Notion isn’t immediately intuitive so you might want to watch a YouTube tutorial and/or check out the subreddit. It’s been life changing for me though in terms of organising my work, I hope it helps!
Plex all the way. Been using it for years on every device I own. I know a lot about it, and I'd be happy to answer any questions about setups from simple to advanced and help troubleshoot.
In my opinion, for simple to advanced home media server setups, it simply can't be beat in terms of extensibility and platform support which includes Windows, Mac, Linux, iOS, android, winPhone, web, and a number of streaming boxes, game consoles, and smart tvs.
Edit: also, here's my link to the UnSupported App Store Plugin. It's no longer available, but it works fine- although not all of the apps in it work anymore. I use the Comedy Central app, and the CBS app for Late Night with Stephen Colbert pretty regularly. Other apps are pretty useful, too.
You can! Coconut Battery for Mac also shows your iOS device's battery health if you connect it to your Mac while the app is running. http://imgur.com/r5oVFXd
According to their blog it looks like they are working on an updated version to meet the new rules requirements. It sucks for now, but at least its is still working for people who already had it installed, and they think they can work around the rules change.
Can I say first we've lost the definition of laptop. One would expect it to mean a computer used on top of your lap - but it has become a replacement word for computer. I bring this up because working on an iPad in a mobile environment has been better for me because of battery, heat and not having to turn it off during take off and landing. I'm usually quick editing something at that point so I don't need a core i7 to make a few changes to a presentation. I make the distinction because most comparisons to laptops are done to people sitting at their desks. You wouldn't compare the iPad to a desktop but in essence that is what you are doing when talking about a laptop at a desk. So if you are comparing the iPad vs the versatility of a laptop then the iPad will lose. If you are comparing using an iPad while on the go vs a laptop then the comparison makes more sense.
Most of my work is done on a linux farm that I access through VPN. So in essence whatever "computer" I am physically on is a glorified VNCViewer. All my heavy lifting is done by linux servers at a remote site. I just need decent internet access. There are a lot of windows involved so of course sitting at my desk connected to multiple monitors is the most ideal way to work. But when traveling - the iPad screen vs the MacBook Pro screen is pretty similar. BT Keyboard if I need fancy keys but the smart keyboard does just fine for most tasks. I found a mouse that works with Jump Desktop - the Swiftpoint GT - so I have an iPad acting as a VNCViewer that takes a lot less power and heat and space while on the go.
Jesus $44 for that? Don't get it. You can get them on Amazon with a lifetime guarantee so if it breaks, scratches, or loosens, you'll get a free new one.
Edit: On Amazon, the good tempered glass ones are all under $15, with the lifetime guarantee. I just put one on my iPhone last week, and have one on my Air 2. I don't have a Mini, but check this one out, it's $7.99:
I bought a bunch of KHOMO cases for our kid's iPad Minis and an Apple leather smart case for mine. When I got my iPad Pro 9.7, I wanted a single piece case that protected both the back and had a flip cover. Apple's case was super expensive and I would have considered it if it had been a single piece but it wasn't.
So I bought another KHOMO for my iPad Pro with the idea of only using it until something better came along but you know what... It is pretty good and after 3 months, I have no interest in looking elsewhere.
$15 on Amazon. https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01D8ZT1AS
This is your best option to connect your Apple products to your TV. I purchased this one on Amazon for my car to mirror my phone on my car radio. You can still charge your phone while having it connected.
Get the Smart Keyboard Folio if you were thinking of it and also grab one of these from amazon. The magnets were strong and was very happy with the case for $25, it was compatible with the pencil as well... (though like title of post I’m actually using the cheap case more) my cheap case had a funky smell to it for like a day but now it’s gone...
TiMOVO Case Fit iPad Pro 12.9 2018, Magnetic Absorption Cover Light Weight Smart Case, with 360 Degree Rotating Stand, Auto Wake/Sleep Function, Compatible with Apple iPad Pro 12.9 2018, Black https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07H7BT3RZ/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_m345BbFAPC67G
You can get them on Amazon.
Fintie Composition Case iPad
It’s part of the official MacOS wallpapers
CPA and heavy Excel user here. I'd be shocked if you found any native iPad solution that could adequately handle your macros and pivot tables. Numbers is a toy compared to Excel, and I don't think there are really any iPad spreadsheet apps that will give you what you're looking for. As odd as it feels to suggest this... if a full-fledged version of Excel is essential, maybe look into the Surface tablets? Even then, as much as I love my iPad... I don't think navigating a complex spreadsheet on a tablet is very fun.
If you wanted to try to use them to remote into a desktop, maybe something like Amazon's new virtual PC service could let you do that without actually buying PCs for everyone.
FlipBoard and Zite are really good for curating material found on the web. It can be connected through Twitter (or not) and hashtagging so students/teachers can find articles/information/websites.
this link should help you out too, it's from TCEA and they've put together an increbile list:
Sure, sorry, meant to post the link
I got a black one... They make you specify the color and product code in the order, just so you know.
Sure! It came from a stash of all the macOS papers get em all here
You don't have to use iTunes. I don't use it for my iPad or iPhone and it works fine.
I use CopyTrans Manager. Simply drag and drop media and stuff onto the device. No library or syncing needed.
It's free and does not require a jailbreak.
I think it mostly has to do with the fact that the developer who made it left Facebook to go to Google.
Now its a low priority to get somebody to fix the bugs in what that person created.
At one point when you had to make a file change to unhide it before it was officially released its interface was more like the ipad official twitter app with the screens slidely sideways as needed. Some of the good UI things in the hidden versions were lost in the final version.
I'm not sure what a "nice" microfiber cloth is. We normally just buy a big bag of "ordinary" (I guess?) cloths at Costo for $18.36. Price per 100 square inches: 20 cents.
Price per 100 square inches for the Amazon ones you linked to: $5.58. 2800% more expensive. They better be damn nice at that price!
You could cut the Costo ones into 4" squares and have 576 of them, as long as you don't mind yellow! :)
You just aren't going to find games of decent quality, and without advertising, for free. What would be the incentive for any developer to write and publish such a game, not to mention pay the money for Apple's developer program, buy a computer and iOS device to develop on, etc. Anything good is going to cost money.
My advice, use a site such as AppShopper and watch for apps you are interested in to go on sale, then buy them at a lower price.
TL;DR: You get what you pay for.
Yep is a pain especially when wanting to support across devices. As have had a B&N Nook Color presently Kobo H20 and iPad. Was always a pain due to DRM. I paid for it so I own it and will use it where and on what device I want.
So steps in Calibre on desktop. They use to have a App for iPad? Don't know if still? And allows me to organize,convert formats. And plugins to remove DRM so can use my paid for e-book on any device.
I can then Send to my Kobo or upload to iCloud or Google drive to access.
There's an app called iFunbox that lets you browse the file system of an attached iOS device.
You can also do a screen recording from a connected iOS device using QuickTime Player: File -> New Movie Recording, then select your pad from the really small "\/" menu item next to the record button.
> Is it possible to, say, download a power-point from Blackboard, open it, and edit it on the iPad without an MS 365 subscription?
Yes, iWork (Pages, Numbers, Keynote) does a very good job at importing, exporting, creating, and editing MS Office files. Even better, iWork is free with every new iOS device purchase.
I can't say enough positive about RocketPlayer/iSyncr for Android. Because it syncs playlists and counts directly through iTunes, it's as close to a seamless experience between my devices as I could hope, although the Wifi syncing is a little slower than I get with iTunes to iPad syncing.
1) I'd just like to throw out there, as a lifelong programmer (of 33 now), that Objective C is confusing to even a lot of us. Its syntax is really verbose and in some people's (not everyone's) opinion it muddles up and confuses things a great deal. If you're interested in programming, don't give up just because Objective C was so nuts. Try something else.
3) I know there's a ton of Flash hate in the Apple world.. but we've been tinkering with Air 2.7's ability to deploy apps to iOS and the performance is actually awesome...
I did a lot of searching on Amazon, but I found that this was the best one. Double tapping and charging works perfectly.
Took some time to find a cordless lamp fit for purpose, here it is:
It’s an alright pencil cover. I got it because of the hole, so I can still use the double tap feature to erase. :)
Just FYI for next time, you might try using a USB-C extender first. I didn’t know these things existed until I had a case that made using a different hub impossible. I was this close to breaking out the scissors myself, but this $7 purchase turned out to be a more elegant solution. Use them all the time with my Logitech case now.
Literally any matte screen protector. I have this one. The only problem I have is that it’s a dust magnet, which is unavoidable
I can give you my experience from three I've tried:
The newer generation paperlikes would probably be a good idea if you just want a little bit of a paper feel. Otherwise I highly recommend Elecom.
You don’t need an official Apple one. Just pick up a 15W usb brick from amazon. Like this
Wall Charger, Amoner Upgraded 2Pack 15W 3-Port USB Plug Cube Portable Wall Charger Plug for iPhone Xs/XS Max/XR/X/8/7/6/Plus, iPad Pro/Air 2/Mini 2, Galaxy9/8/7, Note9/8, LG, Nexus and More https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07PRQ1BX7/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_i_qy4NCb699QMMJ
actually I do have a setup for lazy people, I have a coffee machine - the Siemens EQ.5, I buy my coffee beans on amazon, getting these: https://www.amazon.de/Schümli-Crema-Ganze-Kaffeebohnen-1kg/dp/B008CYEUZW/ref=sxts_sxwds-bia-wc-drs1_0?cv_ct_cx=Coffee&dchild=1&keywords=Kaffee&pd_rd_i=B008CYEUZW&pd_rd_r=900a3ac3-7370-43ad-89f6-7ac0c366e99c&pd_rd_w=yr3p2&pd... then I add about 15% of milk + I top it up with aerosol cream and some chocolate, probably that isn’t the most healthy coffee you can get but I love it !
For anyone interested I have a BLOG: [www.DeskAway.co.uk](www.deskaway.co.uk) feel free to take a look if you’d like :)
I don't think other models drop in price when another line gets an update.
You could wait it out a bit and see if a random store has a discount but it may not necessarily coincide with the release of the new Pros.
I bought my 10.5 Pro for $499 from MicroCenter in May. I don't know the size of the discount on that but that's about as good as I expected it to get.
On the other hand, the 2017 128GB iPad was $299 at Costco back in February. Here
I don't know if you'll see something like that but if you can afford to wait, you never know. You'll have to keep your eyes peeled for deals, though, and they do go pretty fast.
I sync Notes to iCloud, so I never see this query. But a friend of mine has the same problem. It makes no sense that it asks you every single time whether you want to turn on data. Once you say "no", it should remember that choice and not ask you anymore. I suggest you submit feedback to Apple on this one.
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Hey! I’m a gamer. I do play some games installed on my iPad - namely, Civ 6 (which is AWESOME tbh). However, I can firmly say that you’ll be disappointed by the games available on the App Store. I think the best case would be to keep the laptop and stream it to your iPad with Steam Link or something similar.
I don’t have any experience with cloud gaming services, so I can’t offer any experience with that.
Nobody knows when a downgrading process or new jailbreak will be released. For news, follow the Dev Team Blog and/or jailbreakers on Twitter, such as MuscleNerd.
If you have a Product Hunt account and care to upvote the app update, here's the link: https://www.producthunt.com/posts/notability-8-0/ By the way, I work for Notability (Ginger Labs) - thanks for all the feedback and support!
When I buy whether epub or pdf I do not adhere to the principle they are just leasing it to me with their DRM. I bought I own it is my stance. So I use free open source Calibre which is available for Windows,Mac OS,Linux. With 3rd party free open source plugins I rip out the drm and convert to whatever format I choose. I read on whatever device I choose. My Kobo H20 or my iPad Mini 5 or Surface Pro 6.
I've have seen way to many restrictions and books becoming unusable down the road to trust any proprietary drm protected publisher.
Yes. That's what the Handoff feature is for...no idea why they chose writing emails across devices as the case example when SMS is so much more common.
Have to wait until Yosemite releases in October though.