Some initial thoughts on the new Apple TV 4K

I’ve replaced an old first generation Apple TV 4K for a new model, for one reason – playing video games through a pair of HomePods but I’ve been pleasantly surprised with more than just that. First off I can feel the more powerful A12 processor in daily use. The interface feels faster, the streams areContinue reading “Some initial thoughts on the new Apple TV 4K”

The iPhone 13 Mini has me wanting an iPad again

At the moment my setup is a MacBook Air and and iPhone 13 Mini, which seems to suit me fine but… I’ve been thinking about adding an iPad back into the line up. I’ve been enjoying using iOS a lot and whilst the MacBook Air is great for my zoom calls and writing it’s notContinue reading “The iPhone 13 Mini has me wanting an iPad again”

Yes, I’m still using the iPhone 13 Mini

It’s been pretty much a month now with the iPhone 13 Mini and it’s still my daily device. I’m still within my return window but right now I see me keeping it. The battery life is great, my RSI is improved, the camera is fantastic and I can use it one handed. I went backContinue reading “Yes, I’m still using the iPhone 13 Mini”

Are smartphone ergonomics more important than specs?

Since switching to the iPhone 13 Mini from the 11 I have noticed an improvement in my RSI and when I have used my 11 it’s come back pretty quickly. This got me thinking about my journey with the iPhone 11 Pro to the 11 where it was about comfort i.e. the bigger screen overContinue reading “Are smartphone ergonomics more important than specs?”

Glass adds a like button

In an announcement yesterday, Glass have added an appreciation option for photos. Initially I was against this and worried that it might be the start of a path to adding like counts and for me at least it’s one of the reasons I moved away from other social services and don’t check notifications on Twitter.Continue reading “Glass adds a like button”

The iPhone 13 Mini has changed the way I use a smartphone (for the better)

When I picked up the iPhone 13 Mini it was primarily to help me with some RSI issues I’m having. I went in with open eyes and accepted any limitations around battery and screen that I may have compared with the iPhone 11 it was replacing. What’s actually happened is that it’s changed the wayContinue reading “The iPhone 13 Mini has changed the way I use a smartphone (for the better)”