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Weather widget iPad

Weather app and widget for iPad – things to know

• Every time you tap the Weather widget on the iPad, you get redirected to The Weather Channel webpage in Safari. • It’s because there is no native Weather app for iPad.

Piotr Kowalczyk September 25, 2021
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Apple iPad mini 6 2021 release specs

Apple iPad mini 6 (2021) – the 3-minute guide

• iPad mini 6 comes with 8.3-inch display – despite the rumors, it’s not mini LED. • The device features A15 Bionic chip, USB-C, Center Stage, and Apple Pencil 2 support. • Touch ID is used instead of Face ID.

Piotr Kowalczyk September 24, 2021
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Size comparison iPad mini 6 vs Pro 11

Apple iPad mini 6 size comparisons vs mini 5 and iPad Pro

• iPad mini 6 has a larger 8.3-inch display, but its overall dimensions are smaller. • Check out visualizations comparing iPad mini 6 with mini 5 and latest iPad Pro models.

Piotr Kowalczyk September 19, 2021
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Best iPad mini 6 case covers - features prices

The best iPad mini 6 case covers – feature-rich and reasonably priced

• The number of third-party iPad mini 6 covers available on Amazon is growing quickly. • You can find not only basic designs, but also innovative covers and protective cases.

Piotr Kowalczyk December 20, 2021
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Must-have iPad and iPhone camping outdoor accessories

7 must-have iPad and iPhone camping accessories for your next adventure

• Waterproof solar powerbank with USB-C • Retractable power strip with multiple USB ports. • Tactical molle pouch travel organizer – great for electronic accessories (+4 more…)

Piotr Kowalczyk September 17, 2021
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Basic Apple iPad 10.2 model 2021 specs

iPad 10.2 (2021) FAQs – here are answers to everything you asked

• iPad 10.2 doesn’t feature Face ID. • The device is 20% faster thanks to A13 Bionic chip. • The storage is now twice as large. • iPad comes with Center Stage for video calls.

Piotr Kowalczyk September 29, 2021
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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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Innovative stand for hands-free use

Innovative pillow stand for hands-free use

From Lamicall comes a brand-new pillow stand with an “open jaw” design, a stylus holder, and a large pocket for your phone or charger. A perfect tablet or e-reader stand for hands-free use: reading, watching, or video calls.

Our score: 8.2/10

Amazon $29.99

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I see a book good day ahead t-shirt

“I see a book, I see a coffee, I see a good day ahead” t-shirt

The t-shirt features a quote by Piotr Kowalczyk: “I see a book, I see a coffee, I see a good day ahead.” The artwork is inspired by 17th century book title pages, using a classic Baskerville serif typeface.

Our score: 7.9/10

Amazon $14.99

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