Why iPad will never catch up to Mac [Cult of Mac Magazine 317]

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The iPad is perfect for simple tasks. For more advanced things? Not so much.
The iPad is perfect for simple tasks. For more advanced things? Not so much.
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Even with all the new productivity features in iPadOS, the iPad still can’t touch the Mac when it comes to ease of use. The reason? It’s complicated.

Find out why Cult of Mac’s Graham Bower thinks the iPad user interface can never really compete with the Mac in this week’s issue of Cult of Mac Magazine. As usual, we crammed it full of Apple news and opinions. You also will find plenty of Apple how-tos and reviews. (Don’t miss our Apple Watch Series 5 review.)

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Week’s top Apple news and opinion

New gestures in iPadOS aren't as simple as you might think
New gestures in iPadOS aren’t as simple as you might think.
Photo: Ian Fuchs/Cult of Mac

Week’s top Apple reviews

Week’s top Apple how-tos

With Night Mode, maybe the iPhone 11 can finally take a night photo like this.
Learn to master Night Mode and more with this week’s best how-tos.
Photo: Charlie Sorrel/Cult of Mac