I’ve been using Day One for years so this news that they have been acquired by the makers of WordPress is definitely interesting. As I’ve written about before WordPress looks to be pivoting towards wanting to become a social network with it’s introduction of, sigh stories. On the whole though I like Automattic as aContinue reading “Day One gets acquired”
This is a really great post from Matt over at Birchtree. I really agree with him here, trying not to bring others down and try your best to add something more positive to the conversation is good advice. But where I really get behind it is this quote: First off, beefy content (should make thisContinue reading “Advice for tech blogging”
Straight off the bat the first thing I was glad to get back was my physical function row keys. I’d struggled with the Touch Bar a lot and having quick access to volume etc is great. The only thing I miss is the loss of the launchpad button, which I used to launch apps allContinue reading “M1 MacBook Air vs M1 MacBook Pro”
I’ve gone all in with the beta’s this year and for the first time in a while went in with watchOS. I thought I’d share my experience of using it for a day, which may help you decide to go for it or not. Battery life This is the first thing you’re going to notice.Continue reading “A day with watchOS 8”
This was one of my wishes for watchOS. A timer mode where you could run it without it being obscured by the time when the always on display went dark. Now you can just glance and see how long is left on your current timer.
After seeing some of the negativity around iPadOS 15 and an upset group of people now returning their devices I’m reminded of something to remember whenever you’re faced with an upcoming event – don’t set unrealistic expectations and then be upset when they are not met. As Yoda point out to Luke with the darkContinue reading “Don’t let your expectations ruin your experience”
One of the new features in iOS 15 is added privacy protection in Mail. This stops people seeing how you interacted with the mail they sent you. I’d recommend turning this one on. You can do this by heading in settings > mail > privacy protection and then enable the toggle switch.
As with most yearly updates we see Apple continuing to support devices from at least 6 years back. One of the reasons I love the iPad is that they last for ages. Here’s the iPad models that iPadOS 15 will support.
Switching to iOS from Android has been improved in iOS 15 with these changes. This is a feature that I’m yet to test in beta but seeing more data and settings moved over in your migration will make moving from Android that little bit smoother.
I’m playing with these apps but for now I wanted to share summaries of key apps, here’s Notes.