Having switched back to the MacBook, here's what I did for the initial setup.
What and why? As a university educator, preparing for classes is part of the day-to-day job. This is usually composed of reviewing the class plan, the lecture topic details, corresponding slides (content, notes), and additional resources (mainly photos, web links, and PDF documents). As the iPad has become my main computing device, I have experimented … Continue reading iPad in Desktop Mode
Some iPad owners I know are not completely sold on the idea of getting the Apple Pencil. When we have a discussion about it, they usually say that they don't need it because they are not drawing artists. This is an interesting argument that seems to be a common perception. In fact, when you search … Continue reading Apple Pencil for the Non-Artist
iPadOS 13 has now been around for a while and I would like to share my experience with one of the most anticipated features; mouse support! Despite being presented as an accessibility feature (via "Assistive Touch" in settings), it does have the potential of further empowering all users. Once I installed iPadOS 13, I experimented … Continue reading Using a mouse with the iPad
# Introduction Tablets in general, and the iPad specifically, are great mobile computing devices for two major categories of actions; Consumption/Entertainment, and Productivity/Value-Creating. If you've been on this blog before, you know that the focus is on the Productivity/Value-Creation side. One important channel of productivity is writing, whether in the form of hand-writing or typing. … Continue reading Writing on the go