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The new operating system dedicated to iPad – iPadOS – comes with a very handy feature that lets you use a third-party touchpad or mouse. Are you looking for one?
We’ve got good news! A set including a full-size desktop keyboard and a mouse is already available on Amazon and it has received good reviews so far.
The set is offered by Sparin, and connects to the iPad via Bluetooth module.
The keyboard is slim and features QWERTY layout with balanced key travel. There are function keys, such as volume, music control, or brightness.
How to enable keyboard touchpad for iPad
Step 1: Go to iPad Settings, then Accessibility, then Assist Touch. Step 2: Enable Assist Touch.
The mouse is compact but will match perfectly your palm.
I typed this review with this keyboard and was able to use the mouse to click buttons etc. The mousing is fairly basic because of the OS (no right click functions except for accessibility features). This product, once configured to work properly will allow the iPad to be used for basic office tasks like email, document editing, online research, etc.
– Amazon review
✨ Compatible: All iPad models running on iPadOS 13, including iPad 10.2, iPad Pro 11, and iPad Air 4.
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Manage Your Day-to-Day: Build Your Routine, Find Your Focus, and Sharpen Your Creative Mind
by 99U & Jocelyn K. Glei
The world we work in today is not the world of Michelangelo, of Marie Curie, of Ernest Hemingway, or even of Paul Rand. It is a new world, empowered and entranced by the rapid-fire introduction of new technologies—a world where our metaphysical front door is always open, where anyone can whisper in our ear, where a “room of one’s own” no longer means you’re all alone.
Creative minds are exceedingly sensitive to the buzz and whir of the world around them, and we now have to contend with a constant stream of chirps, pings, and alerts at all hours of the day. As these urgent demands tug us this way and that, it becomes increasingly difficult to find a centered space for creativity.
Taking stock of this challenging new landscape, 99U’s Manage Your Day-to-Day assembles insights around four key skill sets you must master to succeed: building a rock-solid daily routine, taming your tools (before they tame you), finding focus in a distracted world, and sharpening your creative mind.
Dedicating a chapter to each of these focus areas, we invited a group of seasoned thought leaders and creatives—Seth Godin, Stefan Sagmeister, Tony Schwartz, Gretchen Rubin, Dan Ariely, Linda Stone, Steven Pressfield, and others—to share their expertise. Our goal was to come at the problems and struggles of this new world of work from as many angles as possible.
Because we each have a unique set of strengths, weaknesses, and sensitivities, it is impossible to prescribe a single approach that will work for everyone. The right solution for you will always be personal—an idiosyncratic combination of strategies based on your own work demands, habits, and preferences.
The real danger is not that computers will begin to think like men, but that men will begin to think like computers.
– Sydney J. Harris –
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Foldable, fully adjustable aluminum iPad stand
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