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#25: iPad Primer: Choosing the Right Hardware

May 14th, 2020 · 69 minutes

This episode kicks off a new series where Federico and Ryan go in-depth on the process of adopting the iPad as your primary computer. First order of business: which iPad model and accessories should you buy?

#24: The 11-inch iPad Pro Experiment

April 30th, 2020 · 72 minutes

Ryan used an 11-inch iPad Pro most of the week, Federico used it half a day, and both share their thoughts on the device relative to their normal 12.9-inch setups. Also, the Magic Keyboard is here, and someone almost returned it.

#23: Modular Computing and iPad Sizes

April 16th, 2020 · 64 minutes

Federico and Ryan discuss using the iPad Pro as a modular computer, and the pros and cons of the 12.9-inch and 11-inch models in different setups. Afterwards, a Keynote presentation about, to the surprise of no one, the iPad.

#22: Cursors and Keyboards in iPadOS 13.4

April 2nd, 2020 · 71 minutes

It's been a big two weeks for iPad news. Federico and Ryan discuss the new iPad Pro and Magic Keyboard, then go deep on mouse and trackpad support and full keyboard access in iPadOS 13.4.

#21: iPadOS File Management

March 19th, 2020 · 65 minutes

It's time for an iPad file management primer. Federico details iCloud Drive, CloudKit, file bookmarks, open in place, file providers, the document browser, and more, then Ryan shares his spreadsheet app findings.

#20: Trackpads for iPads

March 5th, 2020 · 64 minutes

Inspired by a report that the iPad Pro's Smart Keyboard will gain a trackpad this year, Federico and Ryan imagine what that would mean for the future of the iPad.

#19: Problem Tasks on iPad

February 20th, 2020 · 63 minutes

Federico walks through the tasks that he still has to turn to a Mac to accomplish, then Ryan details how iPad apps do handling large text or PDF files.

#18: Fixing Multitasking

February 6th, 2020 · 84 minutes

Multitasking is key to using the iPad as a primary computer, but the current drag and drop-centric system is flawed. Ryan shares his idea for a new approach, then Federico details his email app discoveries.

#17: iPad Accessories and Gear

January 23rd, 2020 · 68 minutes

The iPad Pro's increasing popularity and its adoption of USB-C has opened a new world of accessory possibilities, and Federico has tried all of them.

#16: Having Fun with the iPad

January 9th, 2020 · 64 minutes

Federico and Ryan ease into the new year by taking a break from iPad productivity and explaining how they use the device for fun. Plus a challenge recap, #AskAdapt, and more.