Tag Archives: ipad

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 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 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 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.

Episode 72, The Apple Store is closed. Try the Apple Support Application to solve your tech issues; Apple updates iOS and iPadOS software



In this episode many of us have been without an open Apple Store due to the COVID-19 virus.  If you need help, the Apple Support Application is your personalized guide to the best options from Apple.  You can find answers with articles tailored to your products and questions.  You can also call, chat or email with an expert right away or schedule a callback when its convenient.  The application is free, available in the app store, to help you during these difficult times. Additionally, Apple released April 8th iOS 13.4.1 and iPadOS 13.4.1 to take care of a few bugs.  (Graphic courtesy of Apple Inc.)

The Apple Support Application is available in the Apple App Store.

Episode 65, Apple releases redesigned Maps Application with many new features



We will talk about Apple’s delivery of a new redesigned Maps Application and some of its new features such as better road coverage and pedestrian data, more precise addresses, and detailed land coverage. We will also highlight some tips throughout the podcast. (Graphics courtesy of Apple Inc.)

Collections makes it easy to share locations with friends and family.
Navigate to frequent destinations with a quick tap of Favorites.
With Indoor Maps for airports and malls, customers can see what level they’re on, restroom locations and even which stores and restaurants are open.
Apple delivers a new redesigned Maps for all users in the United States.
With Indoor Maps for airports and malls, customers can see what level they’re on, restroom locations and even which stores and restaurants are open.

Episode 48, Hands-on with the new iPad, 7th Generation; key features of the new iPadOS



In this episode, we will give a hands-on review of the new iPad, 7thgeneration and some new features launched with the new iPadOS.  The new iPad has a 10.2-Inch Retina Display, Smart Keyboard and Apple Pencil Support and is supported by iPadOS, a new powerful multitasking and creative capabilities platform. You can decide for yourself whether to upgrade by going to the Apple website to compare devices: apple.com/ipad/compare.  (Graphics courtesy of Apple Inc.).


Episode 26, Using Apple technology in ‘Bush Alaska’ education programs



In this episode, we are going to depart from our standard Mac Minutes podcast program format and interview people who have interesting uses for Apple technology.  Our guest in this first episode of the series is Technology Director, Mr. Jim Dube, from Lake and Peninsula School District, in remote “Bush Alaska”.  He also provides technology support to the Bristol Bay School District, where he was a K-12 principal for several years.  Jim discusses the Apple devices he employs in the districts and the software he uses to manage the devices.  Additionally, he also gives his insight on the challenges of keeping networks and associated technology working far from commercial sources and technical support.

JAMF software is available at www.jamf.com for Apple Device Management

Episode 23, Getting the most benefit from Apple News+, an immersive magazine and news reading experience; AirPower Charging Mat cancelled



Episode 23, Getting the most benefit from Apple News+, an immersive magazine and news reading experience; AirPower Charging Mat cancelled: In this episode we are going to discuss Apple’s launch of Apple News+, an immersive magazine and news reading experience, and making the most of your subscription.  We all spend time waiting in line throughout the day—it’s a fact of modern life.  Apple News + is a tool to use that time, be it just a few minutes a day, or an hour and turn it into something meaningful.  Learn more about making the app a productive part of your day and some of the features.  We will finish the episode with the recent update from Apple cancelling the AirPower Charging Mat device.

Apple News+ subscribers gain access to over 300 publications that meet any interest.
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