I’m selling a load of old gadgets and the first thing I had to do was reset my Sonos Play 1. Here’s how to reset Turn off your Sonos at the wall Hold down Play/Pause and Volume Up Turn on your Sonos at the wall Keep holding down until you see a red and whiteContinue reading “How to factory reset a Sonos Play 1”
With iOS 11.4 Apple have enabled AirPlay 2 and the ability to pair two HomePods to create multi-room or stereo pairing two of them together. I’m currently strategising on how I can pick up another one (selling Sonos and some old gadgets to fund it) but here is Jason Snells take on the update.
I’ve been asking for third party watch faces on watchOS for the last few years and have come to the conclusion we won’t get them – ever. Apple work closely with brands such as Nike and Disney to create new ones but hasn’t as of yet opened it up wider. Based on this and theContinue reading “Don’t expect third party watch faces anytime soon”
If you’re heading to WWDC this year Apple has announced a special set of challenges for the week to get everyone moving. This is a great idea and something I hope they do more of in partnership with other events. Link.
It’s a big day for the Omnigroup, today sees the launch of OmniFocus 3. I’ve been a user of OmniFocus for a while, well on and off. I switch a lot but always seem to come back eventually. I like their privacy and encryption stance and trust them above any other productivity app to lookContinue reading “OmniFocus 3 now available”
I look at my home screen and generally I’m happy but I look at those app labels and wish there was an option to remove them. This shouldn’t be the default behaviour but I’d like a user option to remove all app and folder labels. It looks much cleaner and I never have to useContinue reading “Its time for Apple to ditch app labels”
With WWDC upon us I’m doing my annual review of what I’m storing in iCloud. When I did it struck me how limited Apple still are in terms of offerings. Here’s my storage, I pay £6.99 a month for my almost 400GB of storage, where’s the 500GB option? Whilst I’m at it I also thoughtContinue reading “It’s time for Apple to review it’s iCloud storage tiers”
We aren’t too far away from WWDC 2018 and iOS 12 so I’m doing my usual write up. This years theme I’m hoping is “speed and stability”. I want iOS to run better on older hardware and deal with some of the long time outstanding bugs such as rotation on iPad (dock being left inContinue reading “iOS 12 wish list”
When I was using my iPad the other day listening to music whilst I’m at work it dawned on me, I don’t need a MAC for much of anything these days. This led me onto Twitter and an idea of posting what I use and how I use it. I’m not going to go intoContinue reading “How I use my iPad Pro”
I’m having a bit of a tech clear out and was faced with a second generation Apple TV that I didn’t have a remote for. I couldn’t get the Siri remote to work so was a bit stuck. On looking at the back of the unit I realised that it had a mini USB port.Continue reading “How to reset Apple TV 2nd gen without a remote”