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iOS Multiple User Accounts for iPad

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Why iOS Needs Multiple User Accounts for iPad by Kirk McElhearn (The Mac Security Blog) If Apple allowed multiple users on iOS, then my partner could set up the iPad with a second account when the child wants to use the device, and not have to worry. There are several ways Apple could do this. The first is to allow nominative user accounts. The advantage to this is that you could set restrictions that are appropriate to the child's age…

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A frustrating experience with Apple Smart Keyboard and iOS Third Party Keyboard

I recently started using a service called Grammarly on my Mac. The software does proofreading via a browser extension and a desktop text editing app. It’s great for people who create a lot of documents (security architects) but is useful in general. Because of iOS sandboxing the only way Grammarly works on my iPad Pro is via their third-party iOS keyboard. However, I was disappointed to learn that when an Apple Smart Keyboard is attached, iOS disables all third-party keyboard…

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Craig Mod’s Review of the iPad Pro

Getting the iPad to Pro by Craig Mod I’ve used iPads for eight years. Ever since the incredibly clunky — but oddly enthralling — version one.1 Mostly, it’s been confusing. Just what the heck are these things for? They’re definitely excellent for hypnotizing small children at restaurants. But since 2017, with the release of iOS 11 and basic multitasking, you could maybe — just maybe — earnestly use them as potential laptop replacements. These new iPads may be gorgeous pieces…

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The iPad Pro has the software brain of an iPhone

Faster than its own OS by Riccardo Mori (Riccardo Mori) – Hey, where are you going so fast? – I don’t know, but I’ll surely get there first. When talking about the last generations of iPad Pros, something that tech pundits like to point out is their sheer power. Apple excels so much at designing their chips that these iPad Pros are able to outper... Agreed!…

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The ESC key, iOS and the Apple Smart Keybaord

I have remote Linux servers that I want to manage. There are many apps in the App Store for doing this. I am using one of the top apps, Prompt. Prompt is a full functional terminal app supporting username/password logins as well as SSH key logins. PasswordAuthentication no PubkeyAuthentication yes ChallengeResponseAuthentication no I configured SSH on my Linux servers to disable password login for root and allow public key authentication only. I can access the Linux console from the Digital…

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