With a supported Multi-Touch trackpad like Apple's own Magic Trackpad connected to your iPad or iPhone, you'll notice the onscreen pointer continues moving for a fraction of a second after you lift the finger from the trackpad before gradually coming to a stop. This is called trackpad inertia, but not everyone is a fan of it.
If you belong to that camp, follow our step-by-step tutorial explaining how to disable iPad trackpad inertia with just a few taps.
If you need to control your Windows PC desktop or server with Microsft's Remote Desktop Mobile app for iPhone and iPad, you can now do so with proper mouse and trackpad support.
To control the iPad pointer with the keyboard, you must enable and configure Mouse Keys, a cool assistive feature in iOS and iPadOS 13.4. While moving the pointer with your connected mouse or trackpad trumps using the keyboard, sometimes you need high movement precision, such as when doing some pixel-perfect editing in apps like Pixelmator or Adobe Photoshop. Aside from moving the pointer left, right, up, down and diagonally, the keys on the connected keyboard simulate mouse actions like clicking, releasing or holding the button. Without further ado, follow along with our step-by-step tutorial for detailed instructions on setting up Mouse Keys on your device, which will allow you to control the iPad pointer with the keyboard.
Apple recently launched iOS 13.4, along with updates to iPadOS, macOS, and tvOS, to the public. And now the beta seed process is back up and running for the next update to the platforms.
Not too long ago now, Apple launched iOS 13.4, along with updates to iPadOS, macOS, and tvOS, to the public. And now the beta seed process is back up and running for the next update to the platforms.
Thanks to the new iPad tracking speed settings that are available with the iPadOS 13.4 update or higher, you can easily increase or decrease the speed with which the pointer moves across the screen while using trackpads or mice with your Apple tablet. Follow along with our step-by-step tutorial as we show you how to adjust the iPad tracking speed to your liking.
In this day and age of self-isolation amid coronavirus lockdowns, I've been having lots of issues with my broadband Internet connection (as have a lot of other people) now that many of us are working from home. Network congestion interferes with my work, so when this crisis began escalating I figured I should try using my iPhone's cellular network instead.
The iOS 13.4 and iPadOS 13.4 software updates took iOS 13.0's initial iPad mouse support as an accessibility option to the next level with proper trackpad support complete with multi-touch trackpad gestures, the interactive mouse pointer and other perks. Because none of that is managed from one central place, we've decided to come up with a bunch of tips to explain the intricacies of mouse/trackpad support in iPadOS, how to customize it to your liking and more.
Technically speaking, the iPad has supported rudimentary Bluetooth mouse support with the arrival of iPadOS, but Apple has improved the quality of that use case quite a bit with the latest version of the mobile operating system.
The iOS 13.4 software update, along with its matching iPadOS 13.4 counterpart, enables more than a dozen major new capabilities on your iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.
iOS 13.4 and iPadOS 13.4 were released publicly this morning. Be sure to watch our quick hands-on video walkthrough to quickly familiarize yourself with all the enhancements.
Now available to pre-order, the new Brydge Pro+ keyboard integrates an oversized trackpad that's designed to seamlessly work with cursor support in iPadOS 13.4.