Tag iPad

A Dead iPad Pro

The Friday before last had a sad ending. I took my iPad out of my bag, and tried to switch it on. It was dead. I kind of gave that away in the title, didn’t I? It’s quite new –…

Leaving Bear and Using Drafts 5

It’s not long since I posted about trying out Bear for writing. Now I’ve ditched it again. Mostly, though, the problem wasn’t Bear as such, just a better alternative for me came along. An updated version of an app I’ve…

Trying Polarr

I’ve tried a few photo apps for iOS. Quite a few. None have quite measured up for one reason or another, but Polarr is looking pretty close. Most of the time, I’m ok with the editing tools in the standard…

Re-using an Old Apple Keyboard for my iPad

Back when I first got my iPad, a Mini 4, I picked up a reasonably cheap keyboard to go with it. It’s rechargeable, and coated with a kind of cloth surface. It’s not been bad, really, but it’s getting quite…

Apple SD Card Reader for iOS Devices

I love this little device: Simple little trick there – it’s labelled to show which way up the card goes in, but in Apple style, it’s labelled with a tiny, pale ‘icon’ logo, which is quite difficult to see. Every…

Photographing Hancock

Sam’s mum takes a photo with her iPad, thus demonstrating why not to take photos with iPads.