How to use the improved Dock on your iPad in iOS 11 (and later)

iOS 11 iPad Dock

After installing iOS 11 iPad owners will want to familiarize themselves with the redesigned Dock. To access the Dock just swipe up from the bottom of your display at anytime on your iPad. This includes when you're using any apps or from any other screens, like the Home screen.

You can add up to 13 permanent apps to your Dock by using the new Drag and Drop feature in iOS 11. Just drag whatever app you want to the Dock and it will be added for quick access. Continuing to swipe up once the Dock is open will open your Control Center and the new multitasking interface. The Dock also includes 3 suggested apps in addition to your manually added 13. You can disable suggested apps by following these instructions.

Beta testing now open for Warhammer Quest: The End Times

Warhammer Quest 2

Warhammer Quest 2: The End Times is now open to beta testers with certain devices. Developer Perchang is now accepting requests from iOS users with an iPhone 5 or newer, iPad 4 or newer, iPad mini 2 or newer or sixth-generation iPod touch. To participate you can email Please include your name, your device, language and the email associated with your Apple ID.

New iOS Games and Apps of the Week: Iron Marines and more

Iron Marines

The creators of the popular Kingdom Rush trilogy have released Iron Marines to the Apple App Store. Iron Marines is a real-time strategy game with tower defense-like elements. In the game, you control 3 squads of Iron Marines in an attempt to complete different objectives in 14 missions and 10 special operations across two different worlds. Each squad has 3 different class of troops with their own special abilities led by one of nine heroes (3 free, 6 available as IAPs). You also can command 8 special weapons and different Refineries with 3 different turrets and abilities. Other features include 40 plus upgrades, 50 plus achievements and 4 modes of difficulty including Impossible Mode.

Iron Marines is available now for $4.99 on the App Store.

Apple quietly raises iPad Pro prices after iPhone X announcment

iPad Pro Price Change

Apple raised the prices of its 256GB and 512GB iPad Pro models after its iPhone X keynote on September 12th. Both the 10.5- and 12.9-inch iPad Pro models are now $50 more than their original launch price. The 256GB WiFi-only 10.5-inch model is now available through for $799 and the 512GB model now retails for $999. The 12.9-inch model prices have been increased to $799 for the 64GB model, $949 for the 256GB model, and $1149 for the 512GB model.

Apple announces iPhone X, Apple Watch Series 3 and more

iPhone X

Apple held its first major event at the Steve Jobs theater at the new Cupertino campus on Tuesday, September 12th. After a brief tribute to Jobs, Apple CEO Tim Cook and team introduced several new products including the redesigned iPhone X. Here's a brief look at all the hardware unveiled at the event.

How to watch iPhone 8 keynote on your iPad

Apple is set to finally unveil the long rumored iPhone 8 and more on Tuesday, September 12 at 10 a.m. PDT. The event will be live streamed through the Apple Special Event webpage. iOS users can watch the keynote live on their iPhone or iPad using their mobile Safari app. The event will not stream on third-party browsers and you will need to be running iOS 9.0 or later for the stream to work.


New iOS Games and Apps of the Week: Destiny Companion and more

Don't Eat Us

The popular tactical RPG Warhammer Quest is getting a sequel on October 19th. The game's developer has been posting information and answering questions about End Times on the Touch Arcade forums. For example, the sequel is all in 3D, party size is now roster based, and you can now have multiple Warriors from the same class.

You can sign up to be notified about the upcoming beta and learn more about the game at

iOS 11 iPad Dock walkthrough

iOS 11 Dock

Apple has finally shown the iPad some much needed love by adding several new iPad-specific features to iOS 11. One of the more talked about additions are the new abilities found in the iPad Dock. iPad users running iOS 11 or later will be able to access the iPad Dock anywhere on their tablet. This includes the Home screen, App Switcher and even while using other apps. This means users can now easily switch between apps by simply swiping up from the bottom of their display at anytime on their iPad.


Giveaway: Classicbot collectible figure


Have you ever wondered what Apple's Macintosh Classic would look like if it were a robot? Hong Kong toy designer Philip Lee has done just that with his Classicbot collectible figurine. The Classicbot is a little toy robot inspired by Apple's original affordable PC. Our sister site is giving away 4 Classicbots for free. You can click here to learn how to enter to receive one.



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