Apple is undoubtedly a true manifestation of technology and perfection. There are a countless number of Apple fans around the globe who admire this brand-value above and over anything else. And you got to agree on this one that September has always been the most-awaited month for Apple fanatics as we get so many surprises from this tech-marvel. So, yes, this year the buzz revolved around iOS 13, the most anticipated dark mode features that have finally become a part of iOS 13 and iPadOS.
Apple’s latest update comes packed with a bunch of new features and performance improvements. As we all are pretty much aware of iPadOS which Apple’s very own dedicated OS for tablets is. So, just like iOS is meant for iPhones, iPadOS is for iPads.
iPadOS 13 brings in a lot of useful features and some unique and powerful capabilities that can make your experience of using iPad more computer-like. Here are a bunch of new iPadOS 13 features that we all are definitely looking forward to using. If you’ve upgraded to iPadOS 13 already, these new features will give you an extra edge to make the most of your tablet.
Let’s get started.
Revamped Home Screen Design
So, fellas, you will be glad to know that iPadOS 13 comes with a revamped home screen design that perfectly lines up all the icons and widgets without wasting any space on display. You can take a quick glimpse of the latest news stories, upcoming events and weather updates on the left while all the app icons rest on the right side of the display.
And yes, not to forget about the system-wide Dark mode that adds a fresh new touch to the interface. Enabling Dark mode on an iPad is pretty simple. Head on to Settings> Display and Brightness> Dark Mode.
Sidecar with MacOS Catalina
This is one of the most thoughtful and innovative features that Apple rolled out to make our lives simpler. If you own a MacBook and an iPad then here comes one good news. After downloading the latest version of macOS on your MacBook, you can use your iPad’s display as a second screen for multi-tasking. So, with the help of this Sidecar feature, you can use your iPad as a drawing tablet and use it simultaneously along with a MacBook so that you don’t have to switch between two screens.
Multitasking Gets Better
Multitasking on the iPad gets so much better with this latest iPadOS update. For starters, you can now open the same app in multiple spaces, and also open multiple windows of the same app. The App switcher feature on iPad also gets enhanced with iPadOS 13 as you can now see an overview of all the apps, spaces and windows altogether. Also, there’s also a new feature now known as “App Expose” that allows you to view all of the open windows from a particular app. For example, if you have opened multiple Safari windows then hold down the app icon to see a glimpse of all the opened windows of Safari browser in one screen.
Apple Pencil Improvements
Believe it or not but new iPadOS 13 features are worth exploring. Apple Pencil support is now deeply integrated into iPadOS with the help of new markup tools and performance improvements. Apple Pencil now comes with a pixel eraser, with great precision that allows you to exactly delete the spot you’re aiming for. Also, you can take quick screenshots if the window by dragging your Apple Pencil from the bottom of the screen. With iPadOS 13, we also get a re-designed palette and a bunch of other improvements that can make your drawing and sketching task a breeze.
Working on long documents and editing texts becomes so much better with iPadOS 13. By simply dragging the scrollbar, one can navigate between long documents. Also, there are a bunch of new gestures to cut, copy and paste. And you will be amazed to see that the cursor movement has also got a lot precise along with this new update.
Well, this was just a quick highlight of the new iPadOS 13 features. But apart from the ones mentioned above, there are hundreds of new performance improvements in Apple’s dedicated apps like Safari, Files app, Apple Sign-in, HomeKit, Photos, and new accessibility shortcuts. So, what are you waiting for? Upgrade your iPad to this latest version of iPadOS 13 and make the most of these new bunch of features.