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Is the iPad ready to replace your laptop or desktop?

Image: Apple My ageing iMac and MacBook Air are both approaching their sunset years, and while the Mac range has been given a shot in the arm with Apple’s home-grown Apple Silicon processors, the 27-inch iMac has now been discontinued, leaving me in something of a quandary as I ponder ...

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The iPad as a PC peer: Are we there yet?

Apple In my last column, I wrote about how the iPhone and iPod touch, two products that started out as near-twins, parted ways as the former’s pace of improvement pulled away from the latter’s. But the iPhone’s evolution has also dramatically contrasted with that of another relation: the iPad. At ...

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Work and play on this refurbished iPad Air for just $106

StackCommerce The following content is brought to you by ZDNet partners. If you buy a product featured here, we may earn an affiliate commission or other compensation. If you need access to significant computing power on the go, but don’t want to have to drag a laptop around, an Apple ...

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Apple’s Silicon chips bring Macs into AAA gaming

Taylor Clemons/ZDNET Apple is finally setting itself up as a AAA gaming contender with its M1 and M2 Silicon chips along with its Metal suite of developer tools. The Metal 3 and MetalFX Upscaling tools will allow developers to optimize graphics, textures, frame rates, and loading times for the M1 ...

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How to improve your voice quality on iPhone calls

By Velour Noire — Shutterstock It’s weird how many really neat and useful features Apple builds into its operating systems, but then hides them. I use iOS, iPadOS, and macOS every day, and even I’m still coming across new features. This feature I had seen several times before, but it’s ...

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The 5 best iPad apps for productivity in 2022

For nearly a decade, the iPad has been a critical part of my daily workflow. From managing my inbox to coordinating my schedule and writing countless stories, notes, touching up photos, and even editing videos — I’ve done it all on the iPad. As the hardware and software have improved, ...

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Get a refurbished silver 2018 iPad 6 for just $230

StackCommerce The following content is brought to you by ZDNet partners. If you buy a product featured here, we may earn an affiliate commission or other compensation. Tablets are such incredibly helpful tools for boosting productivity because there is so much you can do on them that is a lot ...

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This hidden iPhone feature makes you sound better on calls

By Velour Noire — Shutterstock It’s weird how many really neat and useful features Apple builds into its operating systems, but then hides them. I use iOS, iPadOS, and macOS every day, and even I’m still coming across new features. This feature I had seen several times before, but it’s ...

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