macOS Big Sur 11.3 includes all-new gaming layouts with a dedicated interface for mapping buttons on the paired controller to custom keyboard and mouse combinations.
Microsoft has updated its Office for iPhone and iPad productivity suite with a few new nice-to-haves. For instance, you can now take advantage of side-by-side multitasking in Excel. Also, Word now supports richer mouse and trackpad interactions on your Magic Keyboard.
“Pascal's Wager”, an epic dark fantasy action RPG title for the iPhone and iPad, has been updated on the App Store with support for both mouse and keyboard controls. The game has become the very first iOS title to take full advantage of iPadOS 14's expanded framework that brings full support for keyboard, mouse and trackpad interactions on the iPad.
The iPad right click is now a reality and has become pretty similar in concept and execution to the long-standing right click on the Mac, thanks to the power of the iOS and iPadOS software.
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.
iPadOS 13.4 brings an adaptive iPad cursor that uses subtle animations when hovering over various parts of the system to help you navigate. As an example, toolbar buttons in apps change color and app icons on the Home screen grow bigger. The animated cursor gives you a sense of context, but power users may want to disable these iPad pointer animations in order to enjoy a smoother tracking experience that resembles their computer. Be sure to follow this step-by-step tutorial to learn how you can disable iPad pointer animations with just a few taps.
iPad scrolling speed can be adjusted to your liking when using a trackpad or mouse with your tablet. By adjusting the iPad trackpad scroll speed value to your liking, you can make Safari webpages, Office documents, your Photos library and other scrollable content move faster or slower than the default value. Follow along with us to learn how to adjust iPad scrolling speed for the connected trackpad and/or mouse to your liking with just a few taps.
Do you need to swap your mouse buttons on Mac? Maybe you’re left-handed and want the primary as the right button or maybe you simply prefer to use the opposite for comfort.
Depending on the version of macOS you’re running and perhaps even the type of mouse you’re using, it may not be an obvious change. This tutorial shows you how to change mouse buttons on your Mac.
Welcome to Accessory Spotlight, a weekly column where we highlight an accessory that we find to be incredibly useful, a fantastic value, or both. This week we’ve selected Logitech’s MX Master 3 wireless mouse. This one was super easy—the Master 3 is widely believed to be one of the best all-around mice available thanks to its comfortable shape, ultra fast and smooth scrolling, and its ability to seamlessly switch between devices.
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.
If you plan on using a trackpad or mouse device with your Apple tablet to really take your productivity to the next level with Multi-Touch trackpad gestures, you might wanna think about reverting the iPad scroll direction from its default setting, and we show you how.
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.