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Comment: iPad icon spacing option in latest beta is a huge missed opportunity

6 monthes ago   |   By 9to5Mac

Apple yesterday released the fifth developer beta of iPadOS 13, and it included a Home screen improvement: an option for adjusting iPad icon spacing.
In iPadOS 13, you can now adjust Home screen icon density. This means you can pick between a 4×5 grid of apps, or a 6×5 grid of apps.
Any improvement here is welcome, of course, but even a 6×5 icon grid is a tremendous waste of space on a 12.9-inch iPad. Offering an option to change it, but doing so in the most limited way imaginable, is a huge missed opportunity...
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App Icons in iPadOS 13- Do You Want Bigger or More?

App Icons in iPadOS 13- Do You Want Bigger or More?

6 monthes ago   |   By iPad Insight

Developer Beta 5 of IPadOS 13 dropped today and includes a new feature that is worth mentioning. Apple has included a new setting that allows users to determine the amount of icons shown on the screen. While this isn't a major addition, it is worth noting considering how long Apple left the iPad's Home Screen alone.
While iPadOS 13 has allowed users to put more icons on the screen by implementing a new grid layout with more rows and smaller icons, users now have the ability to customize how the grid appears on the screen. The “More” choice allows you to have 30 icons on a screen with a 5...
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