Apple Pencil

Today at Apple shows how to ‘Craft Your Mantra Collage’ on an iPad with artist Quentin Jones

A while back, Apple axed its Today at Apple in-store sessions due to the (ongoing) coronavirus pandemic. This meant that customers couldn't go into a physical retail shop and learn how to do cool things with their devices, like how to make eye-catching artwork on an iPad, for instance. To help with that, Apple started leaning into online tutorials instead, publishing YouTube videos to show folks how to take full advantage of their device(s) from an artistic perspective.

3 ways to save your signature as an image on iPhone and iPad

Save your signature as image on iPhone

Signatures are useful for attesting digital documents like contracts, invoices, rental agreements, etc. Similarly, if you're a photographer, you might want to add a signature on all your photos as a watermark. We already have a separate tutorial showing you how to sign PDFs on your iOS device. In this guide, we'll show you how to use your finger or Apple Pencil to create your signature and save it as JPEG or PNG image to your iPhone or iPad.

iPad Air to be handed out to all incoming freshmen at the University of Nevada, Reno

Education continues to be an important element to Apple, which usually relies on the company working with educational bodies in some way or another.

Like, for instance, today's announcement from the University of Nevada, Reno. The university says it is teaming up with Apple to provide the incoming freshman class with new iPad models. The goal, according to the announcement, is to develop a "common learning platform" for all students, providing equal access to technology. The university is calling it the "Digital Wolf Pack initiative."

How to find a lost Apple Pencil using your iPad (1st and 2nd gen)

Apple Pencil kept on an iPad

The Apple Pencil is an excellent companion for the iPad Pro, and an artist/creator's true friend. However, it's also very easy to lose due to its size. Apple announced the Pencil alongside the first iPad Pro, making it easy for users to take notes, draw, and create.

The company included a feature on the Pencil that allowed it to be magnetically attached to an iPad Air, or iPad Pro. Despite this, several users have lost their Apple Pencil. In this post, you will learn to find a lost Apple Pencil using your iPad, and also via a simple Bluetooth tracking app. This tutorial is applicable for the 1st and 2nd generation Apple Pencil only.

When and how to replace your Apple Pencil tip

Scribble Apple Pencil iPad Delete Text

If you own your first Apple Pencil and wonder when you should replace the tip or how to do it, iDB is here to help. We’ll give you some recommendations on when you should replace the Apple Pencil (1st and 2nd generation) tip, along with simple instructions for doing so.