So iSwitched to iPadOS for most of my productivity work and I must say, it’s quite breathtaking.
Ok, well it isn’t that insane but paired with a keyboard+trackpad and the legendary Apple Pencil, you have yourself a productivity beast. I’m planning to put out more articles in regards to productivity and just getting work done on the iPad as a whole. The more I use it, the more I’m impressed what the OS and the device is capable of. For instance, I’m running an iPad Air 4 here with the Logitech Folio case and Apple Pencil 2. All together, it’s a solid setup which allows you to not only smash out notes, do audio-production but also is a breeze for office-related work. So much so that you can plug in your external drives, output to an external display all while running fan-less, having superb battery life and an excellent screen.
What does it for me is the Safari web browser which has very pleasant to use. It’s no frills but it works like you’re on a desktop, I love it. I’m also make use of some other programs outside of the usual office stuff like “Shelly” which is a great little SSH client.
Coming to the main topic of this post, I’ve been using MATLAB quite extensively as of late and I noticed that you can run MATLAB from your browser. At first, I thought it would run terribly and you most likely couldn’t upload files but turns out, it’s actually quite flexible and runs nicely.
Yup, there you have it. Running MATLAB with imported data. I’m actually quite impressed by how well it works but there are some quirks to it. For instance, I wasn’t able to make use of certain toolboxes that require graphical horse-power. In the figure above, the basic MATLAB figures work but as soon as you make use of something from the Communications Toolbox, you’re going to run into some issues with displaying certain data.
That said, it works remarkably well and it’s also very responsive. The only downside of course is that it isn’t offline but whenever I use MATLAB, I’m constantly search online for documentation so it’s not a drawback for me.
There you have it folks, you can run MATLAB on your iPad. There is also a native application which does the exact some thing as pictured in the figure above but doesn’t give you the full tools. I also prefer this interface much more.
Stay tuned for more iPad articles. 😎