Astropad today introduced new updates for both its Astropad Studio and Astropad Standard apps, bringing support for the Luna Display adapter, which is also now available for pre-order.
Introduced as a Kickstarter project last year, the Luna Display is designed to turn any iPad into a wireless second display for the Mac.
Astropad alone mirrors the Mac display, but Luna Display is designed to extend the Mac display rather than simply mirror it.
The Luna Display adapter plugs into a Mac using Mini DisplayPort or USB-C, and then after downloading the app, the Luna Display serves as an extension of the Mac, letting Mac content be accessed directly from an [...]
Astro HQ, the makers of popular iPad drawing app AstroPad Studio, yesterday announced that their plans for a „Camera Button“ feature for the app have been scuppered by Apple.
The developers‘ clever hack that turns an iPad’s front-facing camera into a functional software button was supposed to be coming in the next AstroPad Studio update, but Apple has rejected it on the grounds that the idea flouts App Store review guidelines.
The announcement came in a Medium.com post by Astro HQ titled „RIP Camera Button„, which revealed that Apple had turned down the innovative iPad interaction because it broke the company’s rules for [...]
Second-screen iPad app Astropad has today launched a new premium version of its drawing suite called „Astropad Studio“ that’s been built exclusively for the iPad Pro (via TechCrunch). The new service offers users a number of advantages over the basic app — including 40 MB/s max speed for lower latency, deep Apple Pencil integration, and more — for a subscription plan of $7.99/month or $64.99/year.
Similar to the original app, Astropad Studio works with any Mac app via Wi-Fi or through USB and mirrors drawing tools from the iPad’s screen onto a connected Mac. The company says that this connection lets users gain control of [...]