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Apple confirms 50 percent of iPhones have upgraded to iOS 13

Sponsored Links Despite a slightly staggered rollout, half of iPhone users have updated their devices to Apple’s iOS 13 in the month since its release. With features like Apple Arcade and system-wide dark mode, users are upgrading to the new OS despite some frustrating quirks. In a post aimed at app developers, Apple has revealed …

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iPadOS review: The iPad is dead, long live the iPad

Enlarge / iPadOS. When we reviewed the 2018 iPad Pro, we were impressed by the power and potential of the hardware, but iOS 12 wasn’t up to the task of making the iPad a true content creation machine or a daily workhorse. We said it was time for Apple to branch out from iOS 13 …

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Apple’s 7th-gen iPad gets bigger but keeps the same size battery

Sponsored Links iFixit In case you forgot, the iPhone 11 and Apple Watch weren’t the only new hardware Apple showed off at its big event a couple of weeks ago, it also upgraded the base iPad line. Now in its seventh generation, the “most popular” iPad that Apple sells has grown from 9.7- to 10.2-inches, …

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iPadOS on the iPad Air 2: Old tablets can still learn new tricks

Enlarge / Add a Bluetooth keyboard to an iPad Air 2 running iPadOS 13 and you’ve got a surprisingly capable device for browsing and shooting off emails and Slack messages. Andrew Cunningham Starting today, iPads run something called “iPadOS” rather than iOS, but the change has more to do with branding than functionality. Apple’s tablets …

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Watch Apple’s 2019 iPhone event here at 1PM ET

Sponsored Links AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez It’s time for Apple’s customary iPhone event, but there are a few twists this time around — including how you can watch it. The proceedings at the Steve Jobs Theater will still be available on Apple’s website and its event app for Apple TV starting at 1PM Eastern, but …

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Spotify adds long-overdue iPad multitasking

Sponsored Links AP Photo/Patrick Semansky Spotify has been available on the iPad for several years, but it hasn’t really evolved to take advantage of the Apple tablet’s growing multitasking abilities. You’ve still had to switch to a full-screen view just to start a new playlist or see what friends are playing. At last, though, it’s …

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iOS 13 will show locations where apps have tracked you

Sponsored Links Apple Apple will be big on privacy in iOS 13, and that includes the data collected after you’ve granted permission. Beta testers at 9to5Mac and elsewhere have discovered the upcoming release (and iPadOS) will occasionally pop up detailed panels asking if you want to retain the level of location sharing you have for …

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Apple’s new Files app makes iPads better laptop replacements

Sponsored Links Chris Velazco/Engadget Apple has long insisted that iPads represent its vision for the future of computing, but they’ve always lacked one key feature that made them less than ideal for actual work: proper file management. You could never officially download files within Safari on the iPad, nor could you use iOS’s Files app …

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The new iPad Files app is actually useful for managing files

Sponsored Links Apple is making the iPad more powerful with the new iPadOS, and a lot of these fresh features are all about productivity. The Files app is getting a huge upgrade, complete with zip and unzip features, local storage, a new Column View, folder-sharing through iCloud Drive and support for SMB file sharing. Plus, …

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