Category Archives: iPad

Episode 109, Uninterrupted Power Supplies protect your Apple devices; Bandkeeper keeps your Apple Watch bands organized



Happy New Year! This week’s episode will look at how Uninterrupted Power Supplies, commonly referred to as a UPS,to protect your Apple devices and review the Bandkeeper storage system for your Apple Watchbands. You can find more information at www.bandkeeeper.com and at our new website: www.MacMinutesPodcast.com

Bandkeeper Folder, with Inserts can be found at www.bandkeeper.com

Episode 100, ‘Apple One’ product services launch



In this episode Apple launched ‘Apple One’ on Friday, Oct 30, making it the easy to get all of Apple’s subscription services in one simple plan, including Apple Music, Apple TV+, Apple Arcade, Apple News+, Apple Fitness+, and iCloud. With a single subscription, customers in over 100 countries and regions can enjoy their favorite Apple services across their favorite devices, including iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV, and Mac. We will discuss the program, prices and how to install the service. I hope you enjoy episode #100 and thank you for listening. (Graphics courtesy of Apple Inc.)

With Apple One, customers gain access to the best in entertainment and more, including Apple Music, which offers over 70 million songs, thousands of playlists, daily selections from the world’s best music experts.

 


Episode 98, Apple announces all-new iPad Air with advanced A14 Bionic chip



In this episode we will discuss the new iPad Air available Oct. 23 which features a new thin and light all-screen design offered in five gorgeous finishes, a next-generation Touch ID sensor integrated into the top button, and the powerful A14 Bionic chip for a massive boost in performance. (Graphics courtesy of Apple Inc.)

iPadOS 14 is the powerful operating system designed specifically for iPad and brings new features and capabilities such as Scribble, which allows Apple Pencil users to handwrite directly into any text field; useful new sidebars for apps including Photos and Files; and redesigned widgets.
iPad Air is incredibly versatile, featuring support for Magic Keyboard with built-in trackpad and Apple Pencil, which attaches magnetically for easy pairing, charging, and storing.

 


Episode 95, Apple to offer new Fitness Application and Apple One Services



In this episode, we will give you information about the Apple One subscription services and the Fitness + application which will be coming this fall.  (Graphics courtesy of Apple Inc.)

Apple One offers customers Apple Music, Apple TV+, Apple Arcade, iCloud, and more services in one simple plan.
Apple Fitness+ gives customers the freedom to exercise, whenever and wherever they like, on their Apple devices.

Episode 94, Overview of iOS 14 new features



In this episode, we will give you information about iOS14 which was recently released as a free update by Apple. iOS 14 reimagines the iPhone experience, delivering a major update to the Home Screen with redesigned widgets and the App Library, new ways to use apps with App Clips, and powerful updates to Messages, and much more. (Graphic courtesy of Apple Inc.)

Apple’s virtual event announced several new services, software and hardware.
Widgets have been totally redesigned to give you more information at a glance — and now you can add them to your Home Screen. Choose from different sizes and arrange however you like.

Episode 92, Review of Apple Watch ICE Medical Standard Application; Road ID watchband faceplate; and Apple releases iOS 13.7 and iPadOS 13.7



In this episode, we will give you information about Apple Watch’s In Case of Emergency (ICE) Medical Standard application and the Road ID faceplate that slides on your band. We will finish this podcast talking about Tuesday’s Apple update to iOS 13.7 and iPadOS.13.7 (Graphics courtesy of ICE Standard App/Road ID)

Road ID Apple Watch band faceplate displays basic info with access code for first responders.
In Case of Emergency (ICE) Medical Standard Application icon available on the Apple App Store.
ICE Standard Application displays on your Apple Watch Lock Screen. Optional is a card for wallet or purse.

Episode 91, Advice for buying a used or refurbished iPhone



In this episode, we will give you information about buying a used or refurbished iPhone. In the next couple months, we anticipate hearing Apple’s announcement of the iPhone 12 which will bring a deluge of used devices to the market. We will cover some advice for those who think they may anticipate buying a used or refurbished device. (Graphic courtesy of Apple Inc.)


Episode 89, Apple announces Apple Watch Activity Challenge for August 30; U/V light; and device cleaning



Apple has scheduled its next Apple Watch Activity Challenge for August 30, 2020. The latest challenge is being hosted as a way to “celebrate the natural wonder of national parks.” Learn how you can earn the activity challenge fitness award and stickers. We will also discuss cleaning your devices via U/V light and conventional methods.

Apple Activity Challenge Fitness Award which celebrates our National Parks.
Stickers will go to those who achieve the fitness goals.

Episode 86, Older iPads: Love it or Leave it in Fall 2020



In this episode, we will begin to help you prepare for the launching of new hardware starting in September.  Specifically, we will be looking at iPads, especially for those of you who own 2011 iPad 2nd generation, 2012, iPad 3rd or 4th generation or a 2012 iPad Mini 1st generation. Scroll below to see a complete listing of iPads, their release year and the most recent operating system they can use. (Graphics courtesy of Apple Inc.)

Below is a complete list of iPads, release year, and current iOS / iPadOS version they can run.

 


Episode 84, iPadOS 14 introduces new features specifically for iPad



In this episode, we will review the new iPadOS 14 operating system previewed at the Worldwide Developers Conference. (Graphic courtesy of Apple Inc.)

iPadOS 14 introduces new features and designs that make the iPad experience even more distinctive.