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iPad 2021 Apple Pencil 1 support

What is the basic Apple iPad best-suited for?

1. Replace your old laptop. 2. Use it as a good old notebook. 3. Turn it into a powerful reading station (plus 4 more)…

Piotr Kowalczyk September 16, 2021
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iPad 10.2 case 2020 are compatible wih 2021 model

Will my old case fit iPad 10.2 released in 2021?

• The newest Apple iPad has exactly the same dimensions, shape, as well as position of buttons, camera, and ports. • Your current case, no matter how perfectly fitting iPad 10.2 2020, should be 100% compatible with the 2021 model.

Piotr Kowalczyk September 15, 2021
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Best affordable iPad mini 5 cases Apple Pencil

Top 5 affordable Apple iPad mini 5 cases with pen holder

• If you were waiting for the price drop of Apple iPad mini 5, now is the time to act. • You can save even more, if you get low-priced cases with stylus holder – just in case you need a pen, too.

Piotr Kowalczyk September 9, 2021
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Apple iPad mini 6 concept render by Michael Ma Behance

The problem with the iPad mini 6

Every time Apple is going to introduce the new iPad mini model, I wonder if they will fix the wrong positioning.

Piotr Kowalczyk September 9, 2021
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Apple iPad mini 6 renders Behance

Should I buy iPad mini 6 in 2021?

Is it worth buying iPad mini 6, or should I go for discounted iPad mini 5? For me, the answer is simple.

Piotr Kowalczyk September 8, 2021
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Google Chrome get rid of Reading List option

How to skip Reading List step when adding a bookmark in Chrome

1. When you click on a star to add a bookmark in Google Chrome, a new step forces you to choose between a bookmark and a Reading List. 2. To get rid of the Reading List step, use a shortcut Ctrl+D (Command+D).

Piotr Kowalczyk September 7, 2021
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History of ebooks 1971-2021

A timeline of ebooks 1971-2021 (infographic)

The infographic puts together the most important dates in the history of ebooks, since the world’s first ebook was created by Michael S. Hart in 1971.

Piotr Kowalczyk June 29, 2021
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Find Prime products for iPad - recommended items on search pages

How to find Amazon Prime eligible accessories for your iPad

It’s not easy to find Prime items on Amazon any longer. However, you can still spot them: 1. On search pages. 2. On product pages. 3. On deal pages and sections.

Piotr Kowalczyk June 2, 2021
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How many Prime Video titles are free for Amazon Prime subscribers

How many movies and TV shows are available for free for Prime Video subscribers?

Currently, 21,066 titles are free for Prime members, out of 60,000 Prime Video movies and TV shows in total.

Piotr Kowalczyk May 27, 2021
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Where is Return key in Twitter iPhone app

Where is the Return key in the Twitter app for iOS?

1. Tap 123 key in the bottom-left corner of the keyboard. 2. The Return key is located in the bottom-right corner, next to the space bar.

Piotr Kowalczyk May 27, 2021
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Find Prime Video titles without signing up

How to find which Prime Video titles are available in your country

∙ Prime Video is available in 200 countries via a dedicated website. ∙ There is no way to explore the catalog of movies if you are not signed in. ∙ There is a simple workaround: use Google Web Search.

Piotr Kowalczyk May 27, 2021
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Best iPad Pro 11 2021 stand cases

The most solid iPad Pro 11 2021 compatible stand cases so far

• The cutouts in newly released iPad Pro 11 2021 cases have been adjusted to new speaker positions. • You can also buy cases designed for the 2020 iPad Pro 11 model, but keep in mind that the speakers will be partially hidden.

Piotr Kowalczyk May 25, 2021
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Will old case fit iPad Pro 11 2021 - speakers covered

Will my old case fit iPad Pro 11 2021?

Yes, it will – if you can live with the speakers being partially covered. Read the full explanation below.

Piotr Kowalczyk May 25, 2021
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Clever gift ideas for geeks

Unique gift designs and ideas for geeks

Looking for original ideas for a geek in your life? Take a loot at my design ideas that are available on numerous products in the RedBubble online store.

Piotr Kowalczyk May 18, 2021
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Clever gifts for geeks - color theme t-shirts

Minimalist color theme t-shirts for geeks

These minimalist t-shirts show as if their colors were set by selecting one of the displayed color buttons. The designs are available in four colors, on over 70 items, including apparel, personal accessories, laptop sleeves, mugs, and more.

RedBubble $19.95

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Adjustable foldable iPad stand

Foldable, fully adjustable aluminum iPad stand

This stylish and stable stand from Satechi lets you adjust both the angle and height, helping you set your iPad closer to eye level. It’s helpful when you take part in online meetings or make lots of video calls. ⇢ More iPad stands.

Amazon $34.99

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