All posts tagged: ios

How to Use 3D Touch Actions in iOS 10

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3D Touch

With iOS 10, Apple focused on expanding 3D Touch functionality to make it more relevant to users, in the hope that they eventually come to see it as second nature. If you have an iPhone 6s or later, there are a wide range of 3D Touch gestures that you can test out in iOS 10, particularly from the home screen. I compiled a list of native app icons that now support 3D Touch, as well […]

ImagineFX 131: Wacom Bamboo Spark

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Wacom Bamboo Spark ImagineFX – February Issue 131 The Wacom Bamboo Spark is a folio notepad that automatically digitises handwritten notes and sketches, and stores your inspirations in the cloud. I reviewed the device for ImagineFX and the piece can now be found online over at CreativeBloq. You can find my more personal look at the Wacom Bamboo Spark here.

Thoughts on the Moov Now

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Moov Now

I recently checked out the Moov Now activity tracker for an Apple-oriented fitness feature in MacFormat magazine. The article briefly looked at Apple Watch alternatives on the wearable market and compared the relative merits of competing devices that track your daily activity and aim to help you live a generally more active lifestyle. I lauded the Moov Now in the article for its pre-loaded training programmes and ease of use, but criticised it for its […]

20 iOS 9 features, tips and tricks

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iOS 9 tips

Apple has finally released its latest iteration of iOS which boasts a slew of new features that promise a better user experience on iPhones, iPads and iPod touches. New additions in iOS 9 such as the News app and Multi-tasking capabilities have been making the headlines, but there’s a whole lot else going on that you might not know about, which is why I wrote up these 20 iOS 9 tips for Lifehacker readers.

Digital tech for artists

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Lately I’ve been contributing app reviews for ImagineFX magazine, a long-running title that’s packed with demonstrations, tutorials, tips and advice for aspiring and professional sci-fi and fantasy artists. Tablet devices have become invaluable tools for artists and the range of apps aimed at the creatively gifted is growing all the time. Recent reviews of mine have included Hydra, PaintCan, Instagram Layout, Adobe Color CC, Waterlogue and Evernote (for artists), to name a few.

MacFormat mayhem

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As expected, it’s been a hectic month of tech writing with all manner of digital and print shenanigans to attend to. Probably the best example of my busyness can be found in the latest issue of MacFormat, which I reviewed a bunch of stuff for…