Macworld's August Digital Magazine: 10 essential iPad features you need to start using now

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Every day, Macworld brings you the essential daily news and other info about all things Apple. But staying on top of that torrent of information can be a constant challenge. One solution: the Macworld digital magazine. 

In the August issue

Have a new iPad? In the August issue we have 10 essential iPad features you need to start using, now! If you're an Apple Watch owner who hasn't realized the full potential of your watch, check out our 12 little-known Apple Watch features you should really be using.

Also in this month’s issue:

• MacUser: Project Catalyst reveals Apple’s struggle with the future of the Mac

• MacUser Reviews: Picktorial 4.0, Saddleback Leather Thirteener Thin Leather Briefcase

• iOS Central: It's time for iPhone X notch haters to apologize. Plus, 5 signs that you need to replace your iPhone.

• iOS Central Reviews: Zagg Slim Book Go keyboard case, WaterField Designs iPad mini Travel Case

• Working Mac: Pages, Numbers, and Keynote productivity apps for iOS and macOS get major update

• Playlist: Yamaha MusicCast Vinyl 500 Wi-Fi turntable review: Stream your LPs to any room in your home

• Mac 911: What to do if your Mac’s hard drive starts unmounting itself unexpectedly, opting a Mac out of iCloud Photos

Take note

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    • Enjoy!
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