Birchtree
By Matt Birchler
I've been writing here since 2010! Back when personal blogs were all the rage. Kids, ask your parents.

Hey there, I'm Matt!

I'm a UI/UX designer at NMI and I make videos over on A Better Computer, which I think you'll love.

Hey there, I'm Matt!

I'm a UI/UX designer at NMI and I make videos over on A Better Computer, which I think you'll love. You can also check out my side projects, Quick Reviews and Quick BIN Lookup.

This is an iPad

This is an iPad

Just over 2 months ago I made this video where I proposed something called studioOS that was exclusive to the Pro iPads and allowed them to run more apps at the same time in a fully-windowed environment. Here's the very quick mock up I threw together for it:

Click to see the full video

So you can imagine my excitement when I saw that the iPad Pros (and M1 Air) were getting basically exactly what I asked for! It would have been nice if they used the studioOS name too, but I'll still take it.

The beta is buggy and this new mode is a bit rough in its current form, but I think by the end of the summer this will be the best update to the iPad's software in years.

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