I’m trying to show how Apple’s iPad Pro sets new boundaries for mobile computing and offers a real alternative to a laptop for many of us.

Today we’re taking a look at the Files app and how to use it effectively with an iPad.

Episode guide:

  1. Part OneiPad Equipment
  2. Part TwoKeyboard, Typing, Shortcuts, and Dictation tips
  3. Part ThreeHow to multitask on iPad Pro
  4. Part Four(this episode): How to use Apple’s Files app and tags

What is Files?

Files is a cloud-based data storage system that is compatible with Macs, iPhones and iPads and works to make sure all your information is accessible to you when you are logged-in with your Apple ID.

The app provides a neat, unified way for you to manage everything you have stored in iCloud and popular third-party services including Dropbox, Box, OneDrive. Adobe Creative Cloud and Google Drive are also supported.

The Files interface is straightforward: