Little features that could make a big difference in iOS and iPadOS

I have a growing list of little features that I hope Apple will add to iOS someday. Since WWDC 2021 was not that day, I’ll share them here.

📱💻 Safari can translate webpages without a plugin

Basic translation tools are built right into Safari on Mac, iPad, and iPhone.

How to cut down on iMessage group chat notifications with mentions, hidden alerts, threads

Group chats are great, and iMessage is pretty great. But getting a…

iOS 14: How to create your own widget stacks

Apple’s widget stack is cool. Know what’s cooler? Creating your own stacks from any apps.

iOS 14: Assign reminders to people on shared lists

A small detail but a big change.

Early thoughts on iPadOS

This is a major quality-of-life improvement across the board for the iPad.

A brief list of major features far too many iPad apps still don’t support

Essential iPad features as old as iOS 9 still have not seen the broad adoption we need.