Adapt

Adapt

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Adapt is a show all about the iPad, where two iPad-first users challenge each other to explore new ways of doing things with their favorite device. Hosted by Federico Viticci and Ryan Christoffel.


14: The Modern iPad Home Screen
Nov 28 • 60 min
Ryan outlines why now is the perfect time to revisit the iPad’s Home screen, then Federico details Pages’ Smart Annotation feature, and the guys celebrate Thanksgiving with some iPad gratitude.
13: Automated Shortcuts
Nov 14 • 74 min
One of the most common Shortcuts feature requests was granted in iPadOS 13: the ability to run shortcuts automatically in the background. Federico walks through this powerful feature in detail, then Ryan surveys the App Store’s best calendar apps.
12: Conversational Shortcuts and Recreating the Mac’s Desktop
Oct 31 • 61 min
Conversational shortcuts make Siri a programmable assistant, and Federico details how that works. Then Ryan commends Federico with a (symbolic) trophy for his creation of a Mac-like desktop environment on the iPad, complete with file and folder launchers.
11: Parameters in Shortcuts for iOS 13
Oct 17 • 66 min
Federico walks through one of the biggest changes to Shortcuts in iOS 13: parameters. Afterwards, Ryan shares his experiences using Microsoft Word to write a MacStories article.
10: Home Screen and Share Sheet Shortcuts
Oct 3 • 62 min
The iPadOS 13 Shortcuts series continues with an exploration of what’s changed with shortcuts run from the Home screen and share sheet. Afterward, Clips drives Federico crazy, so he gets his revenge with a challenge for Ryan.
9: Shortcuts – What’s New in iOS 13
Sep 19 • 58 min
On iOS 13 release day, Federico and Ryan kick off a series covering everything new in the updated Shortcuts app. Afterward, Ryan outlines his efforts creating an image for MacStories sans-shortcuts.
8: New iPad Pro Wishcasting & Podcast Transcription
Sep 5 • 63 min
Federico and Ryan discuss rumored forthcoming iPad Pro models, debating what might compel them to buy new iPads. Afterwards, Federico shares his journey trying a couple different apps and services to make a good transcript of the last episode of the show.
7: iPadOS 13 Reflections and an Apple Mail Deep Dive
Aug 8 • 63 min
With September fast approaching, Federico and Ryan reflect on iPadOS 13 after two months of use, then Ryan does a deep dive on Apple Mail – how he uses it, what power user features it offers, and where it’s still lacking.
6: Is an iPad You Can’t Touch Still an iPad?
Jul 25 • 70 min
Federico is challenged to use the iPad for a whole day without touching its display, and the guys discuss a grab bag of iPadOS 13 features they’re enjoying.
5: Desktop-Class Safari and the Magic of OCR
Jul 11 • 65 min
Safari is growing up this fall in iPadOS 13 to a true desktop-class browser, and Federico and Ryan detail everything that’s new; also, this week’s challenge involves using apps to perform OCR on a 400+ page PDF.
4: Making an eBook and Multitasking’s Evolution
Jun 27 • 63 min
Federico gets creative making an eBook with Apple’s Pages app, then the guys go deep into the strengths and challenges of the new multitasking system in iPadOS 13.
3: iPadOS First Look and Voice-Only Computing
Jun 13 • 65 min
Before diving into the newly announced iPadOS 13 and its Files improvements, Ryan shares how he cheated on his challenge using a powerful new iPadOS feature.
2: iOS 13 Wishes, HomeKit Experiments, and Writing in Apple Notes
May 30 • 66 min
Ryan tries new HomeKit options on his iPad, Federico writes and publishes an article from Notes, then the guys share their top two iOS 13 wishes for iPad.
1: Custom Keyboards and the iPad Multitasking System
May 15 • 63 min
On this debut episode, Federico investigates being productive using third-party software keyboards, then he and Ryan discuss ways they use the iPad’s multitasking system in everyday life.