Greg Morris

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2019-10-21: Today I learnt - Pringles are biscuits

2019-10-21: Checked in at Costa Coffee. Morning caffeine

2019-10-20: Can’t find the micro.blog shortcuts post. I know I’ve seen it around here somewhere 👀

2019-10-20: Checked in at Anytime Fitness. Addicted to it

2019-10-20: Checked in at Wyndham Park. Exercise the pooch

2019-10-19: Intro done, all my b-roll colour corrected and my script written. All I need to do is record my …

2019-10-17: Some thoughts on GEM I am delighted that finally people are starting to think where they put their technology investment. …

2019-10-17: So let me get this straight. Adobe got rid of their super helpful menu bar drop down for this?

2019-10-12: Family walks are the best walks ~ iPhone 11 pro wide angle

2019-10-07: if you cancel Apple News+ it cancels straight away - you cant carry on the free month. Apple doesn’t …

2019-10-07: I almost quit the other day I lost it completely the other day and almost quit everything to do with tech and more or less the …

2019-10-03: My Powerbeats Pro are faulty, had them a little over 3 months. @apple are refusing to replace them, …

2019-10-03: Interesting how Microsoft were very careful not to call the Surface Duo a phone. Leaving out a …

2019-10-02: I feel like I am using a different Apple Watch to everyone else. My battery life is still as great …

2019-10-01: I thought this fancy Apple News+ was supposed to be great for reading magazines?

2019-10-01: Is there still a follow Friday or micro Monday or something? I need more people to follow.

2019-10-01: Does anyone have a resource or is part of interesting Slack Channels? Looking for more interaction …

2019-09-30: OK, I’m done with WordPress….

2019-09-21: I keep trying to turn off my iPhone with the volume down button. I think the Note10 got button …

2019-09-20: Best thing about using iOS again? Micro.blog apps! Amazing what a difference it makes in wanting to …

2019-09-09: You’re water borrowed from the ocean that the ocean forgot about - Aubrey Marcus

2019-09-08: I’ve negected micro.blog quite a bit since using Android. The apps are trying hard but no …

2019-08-20: All I have done so far is film loads of b-roll and test footage to teach myself premier pro. …

2019-08-20: Trying to use Instagram It has only been a few months since I deleted my Instagram. This was a profile I have had for …

2019-08-19: After being pushed down the road a bit by Chris Wilson, I managed to pick up a DJI Sprak for a …

2019-08-11: This could be game changing for human health

2019-08-11: I’m all confused on what day it is for the photo chalenge? The joys of international updates.

2019-08-11: Micro.blog Dark Mode At last it has come, a dark mode for the stock micro.blog app and it’s all kinds of awesome. There …

2019-08-11: Has anyone made a good post to MB shortcut?

2019-08-11: Most Social Algorithms Suck Do you ever think that some media companies just completely miss the point. I liked an Instagram …

2019-08-11: Are there json feeds for specific categories on MB?

2019-08-11: Parenting In The Information Age After watching The Big Hack on Netflix, it has raised a few thoughts in my head about modern …

2019-08-10: Diving Into Apple Notes Despite two major updates in resent years I’ve skirted around Apple notes usage, both for …

2019-08-09: Meet the newest addition to our family - Charlie

2019-08-09: I have just about got everything sorted to in my microblog - there are a few formatting issues on …

2019-08-08: Have Your Opinion The other day I decided to return to Twitter. It wasn’t a tough choice, I love Twitter (mostly), but …

2019-08-08: Day 4 of @macgenie photo blog is family. I have an excellent one of those ❤️

2019-08-07: If you’re freelance. You don’t need a brand Twitter, a brand instagram or a brand anything. You are …

2019-08-07: Well Day 3: Relaxation of @macgenie photo chalenge is a tough one because we seem to never be still. …

2019-08-06: This is all new to me, but there is a photo challenge posted by @macgenie and today is movement. …

2019-08-04: The Case For Native Apple Maps Reviews Ever noticed on Apple maps that more and more reviews are appearing for places you want to visit? …

2019-07-29: A New Productivity App Won’t Make You More Productive Look, we need to talk. This is something that many of you are not going to like, it’s going to …

2019-07-06: Life Through A Lens Like most people in the UK I spent Saturday at the beach, in fact, we went for the whole weekend. We …

2019-07-01: The Essence of Apple’s Decision | Asymco Horace Dediu wrote: In fact that we ourselves don’t know how we make decisions has not stopped us …

2019-06-23: Nine Years Later I remember our first born like it was yesterday, it didn’t go smoothly though the pregnancy, …

2019-06-23: 9 years ago today this little cherub came to see us. Despite all the struggles, the smiles are all …

2019-06-18: Still can’t work out why sharesheet in notes doesn’t share the text 🙄

2019-06-18: Every time there is a Notion update I dig back into it again. Realise the iOS app is still terrible …

2019-06-17: Notes really needs to loose the textured background

2019-06-16: I did something really wrong when moving people into lists on twitter. I’m now only following 84 …

2019-06-16: Off we go on the train

2019-06-15: When one small line makes you cry….

2019-06-14: Have You Ever Seen A Thought Take Shape? I have, and what a strange thing it is. When Lucie looks at me blanked when I’m saying simple words, …

2019-06-14: It’s hard for me to love these two more than I do already. But my love pales in comparison to the …

2019-06-11: My grandad was a brilliant gardener He once said to me “there’s just two ways to have the best garden in the village”. Of cause I waited …

2019-06-11: Look what just turned up 🎧

2019-06-11: I’m Not An iPad Evangelist The iPad lifestyle is almost a badge of honour now, a marketing angle, or some might think it a …

2019-06-08: How proficient is JIRA for managing non software related business planning? Does anyone have any …

2019-06-07: I was going to order a brydge keyboard, but now. Maybe not

2019-06-05: Taking a little break from twitter and some other things for a while. I will still post, but through …

2019-06-05: This is a new one. Untrusted Shortcuts, you have to toggle in settings in install them from …

2019-06-05: This Feels More Computerish For many weeks and months before WWDC I was worried. I had a fear for a piece of technology I have …

2019-06-04: I’m surprised how muchI like this new layout.

2019-06-04: Ok, I’m in love with the photos update

2019-06-04: Some really interesting UI improvements to iPad Pro, including shortcuts straight from the share …

2019-06-02: Amazon, Walmart, And Other Stores Have Too Many Options - The Atlantic Amanda Mull worte: Seeing this ever-expanding variety and choice as advantageous to consumers is …

2019-06-02: What If Instagram Got Rid Of Likes? - The New York Times John Herrman wrote: What would a metric-free, or metric-light, social media actually feel like? …

2019-06-01: Reading Thought #2 – Rhoneisms Patrick Rhone wrote: So, in an effort to be more gentle with myself I’ve come to embrace my reading …

2019-06-01: One final test to make sure emoji are now working on my blog. If this fails I might cry 😭

2019-06-01: I cannot get emoji to work when posting from Wordpress to micro.blog. I’ve disabled the standard …

2019-05-31: Be Like The Sun My wife often calls be “annoyingly positive” about everything, but that is not all I am. In fact …

2019-05-31: The Ios-Only Podcasting Kit | Tim Nahumck Tim Nahumck wrote: That's when I ended up finding something new as unique: the Røde i-XLR. This …

2019-05-30: Can’t handle anything other than a black background on my phone. So this seems great

2019-05-30: How has everyone’s day gone?

2019-05-30: This was my project for today. Very happy with it

2019-05-28: I need new voices in tech podcasts. I’m tired of the same old opinions and tired points of …

2019-05-27: Had an absolute blast with @mattbirchler …

2019-05-27: Why A Newsletter It seems like something from the dark ages of the internet. A tool used to communicate before we had …

2019-05-26: Anyone else noticed that google have changed the search results to all be in separate little tiles …

2019-05-26: Really need to boost up a UK based micro.blog meet up to a wider audience. I guess this is the …

2019-05-25: Hello UK based micro.bloggers! Would you be interested in a meet up? Answer a few questions and we …

2019-05-25: Best present ever!

2019-05-25: Noticed mentions don’t get picked up when publishing to Wordpress blogs and sending to micro.blog. …

2019-05-25: So, I’ve decided to organise a UK micro.blog meetup. First step is asking @manton and …

2019-05-24: Bear Notes App And Publishing To Wordpress Did I ever mention how much I like writing in Bear? Pretty sure I did, but this latest update was …

2019-05-24: Any UK based micro.blog meet ups out there?

2019-05-23: Instagram Website Leaked Phone Numbers And Emails For Months | Cnet The source code for some Instagram user profiles included the account holder’s contact information …

2019-05-23: One of the unintended outcomes of using the iPhone smart battery case is the fact it makes the …

2019-05-23: How To Add Twitter Cards To Wordpress Sharing previews are yet another thing missing from Wordpress which should really be included by …

2019-05-23: In Brief: Huawei And ARM There has already been hundreds of thousands fo words written on this already - but also lots of …

2019-05-22: Messing around on Lightroom and trying to learn things

2019-05-21: The things you find travelling the country

2019-05-20: The more I use my site the more I see it as a digital notebook - @kaa I need to treat my blog like …

2019-05-20: How To Exclude A Category From Main WordPress RSS Feed, But Not All Feeds In my journey back to Wordpress, there are lots of little modifications I need to make the website …

2019-05-20: I have no idea why, but web mentions using emoji show up as question marks in Wordpress.

2019-05-19: No idea why she laid on me, but she thought it was hilarious

2019-05-19: Apathy Is A Wonderful Thing It’s been over two years since the EU Referendum and US presidential election, and I’m still angry. …

2019-05-19: iPhone XS with a few edits in lightroom

2019-05-18: The ‘Guru’ Trap – the Brooks Review The theoretical is not the practical, and thus the advice, while smart and sound, is less helpful …

2019-05-18: Still sunny dispite the wind

2019-05-18: I’ve been writing quite a bit lately, not for you, for me. Well maybe for you, perhaps. I’ve been …

2019-05-07: Thinking about other people using your product This is entirely new territory for me. My professional life has wholly switched gears from selling …

2019-05-06: Thinking About My Micro.Bloging I’ve been blogging for years now and the same questions still come up. What do I want to achieve and …

2019-04-29: Skipping Silence For the whole of this weekend, I turned my phone off. Not because it was bothering me, not because I …

2019-04-23: Finished season 2 of The OA. Disputes having more questions than when I started it, it was brilliant …

2019-04-23: Creating A World Of 5s For the first 30 years of my life, I thought I was different from everyone else. I felt that my …

2019-04-22: Really enjoyed The Legend Of Cocaine Island. Great story and shot really well.

2019-04-18: Feedback isnt feedback unless its constructive. Simply saying you dont like something is perfectly …

2019-04-16: The Weirdness Of Company The last couple of days I have been completely out of my comfort zone. I’ve been out on the road as …

2019-04-14: Is there a post to micro.blog shortcut floating around before I try and make one

2019-04-14: Letting Your Ego In I’ve had this post in my drafts for a long time because from both an internal and an external …

2019-04-10: Where Are You? You might be wondering this, or you may not care (or even noticed) but I have been very absent from …

2019-04-06: So, my working life is about to be turned upside down over the next few months and I’m …

2019-04-06: I get very little interaction, nor am I feeling the need to check micro.blog any more. Perhaps it is …

2019-04-06: I Want A Better Looking Smartwatch When the rumours first started hinting at Apple working on a smartwatch, I was already sold. My …

2019-03-30: The danger of ‘I already pay for Apple News+’ | TechCrunch Apple News+ threatens to open a massive hole in news site paywalls, allowing their best premium …

2019-03-30: After having some time away to myself. Barely talking about tech and not constantly editing podcast …

2019-03-29: Considering Jumping The Walls I’m not sure if you’re aware of this, but I use a lot of Apple products. I understand this might …

2019-03-27: I Need To Stop Playing With It Not in that way! I’ve never been happy with the way my blog performs, or looks, and unfortunately I …

2019-03-27: Where Does Targeted Advertising End? I often day dream about the perfect future of pretty basic products. This often leads to some …

2019-03-24: I'm absolutely fine, but I’m absolutely fine, but today I was knocked off my motor bike. Yep, I’ve only had it a week and …

2019-03-20: Even though I’ve admitted it to myself that it’s never going to happen. I think I’m still trying to …

2019-03-20: Paying Attention I often sit around whilst waiting for meetings and just look at my surroundings. This is pretty …

2019-03-20: Over-Stretching To Upgrade One of the most difficult urges I struggle to let go of is my desire for stuff. To buy things just …

2019-03-18: Where to put your tech investment So how exactly do people wade through a world this complicated. It’s a huge task but it is now …

2019-03-17: Google has been tracking Android users even with location services turned off Google has confirmed it has been able to track the location of Android users via the addresses of …

2019-03-17: Where To Put Your Tech Investment For many years there were clear differences between the technology we bought. Clear divides between …

2019-03-17: Dont get me wrong, the depressing and outrage on Twitter is annoying, but so is constant positivity …

2019-03-15: I’m listening to Hello World: How to Be Human in the Age of the Machine by Hannah Fry, …

2019-03-15: Automated phone lines Is there a person out there that doesn’t hate these things from the bottom of their soul? The …

2019-03-15: Crazy hair. Don’t care. (Also crazy ????) ????

2019-03-15: ok, so I’m a little confused. How do I put images in micro.blog posts at certain points in a …

2019-03-15: I'm done taking about tech Over the last few weeks I have realised something quite dramatic in my life. Perhaps as I get older, …

2019-03-13: I have no idea where to start with Automator on Mac. This week is going to be fun!

2019-03-11: Using Notion Web-Clipper There aren’t many things that get me invested in a whole new platform, but reading offline and web …

2019-03-09: Dealing With A Reality Distortion Field It is something that has long been attributed to Steve Jobs, but I observe it almost on a daily …

2019-03-07: Stay Strong The words of support I receive on social media often give me much more motivation than people think. …

2019-03-04: Social Media Timelines James Shelly wrote: Spending your time on a timeline is valuable only to the extent you define …

2019-03-04: I almost quit micro.blog I go backwards and forwards with blogging, designing and also podcasting. This is nothing new …

2019-03-03: How To To Use Rodecaster Pro Multi Track With Audio Hijack It has only been a few days since Rode updated its Rodecaster Pro to utilise Muti track but it has …

2019-03-03: Rodecaster Pro Gets Multi Track On the very last day of the month Rode released software version 1.1.0 for its podcast mixer the …

2019-02-25: Forcing Myself To Write Well what on earth have you been doing on your blog for the last few years you might wonder. Well, …

2019-02-22: The Meditative Scroll Social media gets a bad rep at the moment. Screen time this, Twitter that. Much like diet it’s hard …

2019-02-21: Doing things for social media pepibumur wrote: Giving up social networks has been so far an eye opening experience. I was …

2019-02-19: Unpopular opinion: I’m really impressed with the keyboard on 2018 MBP. Almost feels like the …

2019-02-17: Lucie loves riding on the horses ????

2019-02-16: Some small thoughts on the 2018 MacBook Pro. I had a small accident with my 2016 MacBook Pro on Wednesday. It held up surprisingly well to me …

2019-02-16: Remote Friendships When we talk about remote work, can we also talk about ‘remote friendships’? Met the best people …

2019-02-16: Saturday morning spelling practice ????

2019-02-16: It’s a funny world the technology sphere. Evernote gets loads of stick for numerous years, about how …

2019-02-14: Grumble grumble Apple grumble changed something that doesn’t exactly fit my use case. Grumble …

2019-02-10: No Podcast Weekends I’ve been hard at it recording, editing and arranging guests for my podcasts for the last 4 or …

2019-02-10: Mutual Meditation You probably read that wrong. Both myself and my wife have been independently meditating for a …

2019-02-08: Lucie's Eyes Today we went to the hospital. It’s no big deal we do this all the time. We travel to almost …

2019-02-08: I Caught My Ego Last Saturday I celebrated my 10year anniversary with my wife. We don’t usually make a fuss of …

2019-02-05: Water or Gin?

2019-02-05: It's Not My Job Today started off very strangely. While in a supermarket at just after 9am I observed what might …

2019-02-04: I Love You Lucie I don’t share much about Lucie any more. I haven’t done this intentionally, but I guess my needs of …

2019-02-02: January For almost the entirety of this month I’ve been playing catch up. Both personally, professionally …

2019-01-30: Moving To The Bigger iPad For as long as I’ve been using an iPad as my computer I’ve used it because it was the most portable …

2019-01-29: One of my more relevant posts for today’s mood - I Spend Too Much Time Alone

2019-01-29: I had a huge bout of imposter syndrome last night. Left me with only a few hours sleep because I was …

2019-01-28: How Meditation Is Like Weight Lifting | Philip Brewer You don’t meditate to prove that you have great focus. You meditate to get better at noticing when …

2019-01-28: Sunday Firesides: Dependence To Independence | The Art Of Manliness Unfortunately, many people don’t outgrow this phase of infantile dependence. They still primarily …

2019-01-28: That Doesn't Mean Everything Goes On Youtube Whilst scrolling through all the hate and outrage on Twitter I discovered a recent poll that …

2019-01-20: Putting on some wait | Signal v. Noise Whenever there’s an opportunity to pick the wait, I’m picking it. And I’m not filling my time with …

2019-01-12: After inspiration from A Slab Of Glass I’ve ordered the peak design every day backpack ????

2019-01-11: No YOU just orderd your 4th Microphone in a week. I think I have a problem

2019-01-07: I'm Back So a few month ago I was here a lot. In fact quite few people called me a micro.blog evangelist. But …

2019-01-06: Homescreen In 2019 Since sharing my homescreen and a few recommended apps in October last year I have been unsatisfied …

2019-01-04: Shortcut: Micropost To Jekyll Blog You may remember me trying to quit Twitter (well in fact I’ve tried several times) and start using …

2019-01-03: I Really Couldn't Care Less There is a tendency amongst the people I follow on Twitter, and converse with online to get …

2019-01-02: Working With Footnotes In Jekyll And CSS Whilst spending far too long redesigning this blog, I’ve come to the conclusion that it look fine …

2018-12-27: Nothing Has Changed In 2 Years A few years ago I used to write a lot about Lucie. Mention her a lot in posts about my life and also …

2018-12-25: Mental Models - The Best Way To Make Intelligent Decisions When ego and not competence drives what we undertake, we have blind spots. If you know what you …

2018-12-23: Being More Productive By Doing Less For years of my life I have been consuming the worst kind of blog posts. You know the ones - …

2018-12-23: One Journal Snippet I have never shared anything like this before. Admittedly I share quite a lot but my journal entries …

2018-12-20: Loosing Connection - And My Mind Last week we moved house. I’m not sure what possessed us to do this a week before Christmas, but we …

2018-12-18: What Is An Instagram Party Account | The Atlantic The switch to Instagram allows kids to escape the ever-watchful eye of parents and other adults like …

2018-12-18: On Blogs In The Social Media Age | Study Hacks As I noted in Deep Work, if you took the contents of the standard Facebook or Instagram feed …

2018-12-18: Depression And Self Worth I know this might sound surprising and bordering on impossible, but over the past couple of weeks I …

2018-12-17: A More Deliberate Way Of Living | Zen Habits One activity at a time. If you’re going to write, close all other tabs and just write. If you’re …

2018-12-11: Your Apps Know Where You Were Last Night, and They’re Not Keeping It Secret | The New York Times Brian Wong, chief executive of Kiip, a mobile ad firm that has also sold anonymous data from some of …

2018-12-03: Mjyun True Wireless Earphones Review So, here’s the thing. I receive loads of emails from random PR companies to test products, not as …

2018-12-02: Top 10 iPad features we’d like to see in iOS 13 | Macworld Time for an overhaul, so that—at minimum—two apps can access the audio input at one time. That would …

2018-11-28: iPad Pro Thoughts Once upon a time I would ‘review’ all of my tech purchases, post several hundred if not thousand …

2018-11-28: My Apple Watch Faces Surprisingly people are still struggling with Apple Watch faces due to limited design choices. Even …

2018-11-27: Limiting Your Email App Is Just Weird Unfortunately my current email app of choice Spark is starting to slow down for a reason only know …

2018-11-26: GoodTask 3 - Supercharge Apple Reminders For longer than I care to remember, or admit to, I have been searching for the perfect task manager. …

2018-11-23: Here are the five biggest iPad Pro problems, because no device is perfect The iPad Pro packs in an astounding amount of processing power, doubling the benchmark scores of the …

2018-11-20: What is Article 13 and Article 11? The EU's meme ban copyright plan explained | WIRED UK Simply put, the Directive on Copyright places more responsibility on websites such as YouTube, …

2018-11-17: The Big iPad | Matt Gemmell Also, be extremely skeptical of anyone who makes a judgement about switching to an iPad when they …

2018-11-17: The iPad Smart Keyboard I could never work out what was so magic about Apple’s Keyboard, nor the mouse to a lesser extent. …

2018-11-13: I'm An Outgoing Introvert I have no issue with sharing myself and my life in person or online. I have a job in sales, I …

2018-11-10: I Was Going To Write A Blog Post Except I didn’t, I sat at my desk and turned on my iPad. Open up Drafts and simply typed a few words …

2018-11-09: The 2018 iPad Pro | The Dent The iPad Pro’s are not cheap, by any stretch of the imagination. They are also, potentially, almost …

2018-11-08: How To Use The iPhone XS eSim On EE After a few days of false information, forum posts that have half truths in them and a couple of …

2018-11-07: If I Had To Pick One Device With all the drama surrounding iPad reviews circling again I posed myself a little thought …

2018-11-05: The iPad Pro Review | TechCrunch Microsoft still hasn’t been able (come at me) to ever get it through their heads that they needed to …

2018-11-04: Dan Frakes Goes to Apple as Mac App Store Editor | Daring Fireball The talent pool writing about Apple products and platforms from outside the company’s walls is …

2018-11-01: How I'm Freeing Myself from the Trap of Stuff I Don't Need | Tiny Buddha Will it give my life meaning? Make my life easier, better? Why do I really want it? Is it only …

2018-10-31: Agenda App URL Scheme The opinions on Agenda app range from excitement to confusion but it has caused quite a stir in iOS …

2018-10-28: I Spend Too Much Time Alone On the second Friday of the month I add up all my mileage and there is never a time when the total …

2018-10-23: Scientists Say They've Found The Driver of False Beliefs, And It's Not a Lack of Intelligence “If you think you know a lot about something, even though you don’t, you’re less likely to be …

2018-10-20: I Can't Settle on an Apple Watch Face Over the last few weeks there has been a great deal of negativity about Apple Watch faces. Much like …

2018-10-19: How to Be So Disciplined, It’ll Look Like You Have Superpowers This was me. For 4.5 years, I tried to be a consistent, disciplined writer. I’d watch Gladiator or …

2018-10-19: iPhone Homescreen Changes There was a time when I shared my homescreen quite often. Not because I was doing anything fancy …

2018-10-16: The Google Pixel 3 Is A Very Good Phone. But Maybe Phones Have Gone Too Far. I don’t recall exactly when my phone became such a festival of stress and psychological trauma, but …

2018-10-15: The new Palm is a tiny phone to keep you away from your phone | The Verge The Palm phone is a device that you can add on to your Verizon plan, which shares your phone number. …

2018-10-12: Finding Apple Escape Velocity I remember getting my very first Android phone. After using iPhones for a very long time I switched …

2018-10-12: Stopping the Tide For the last few months I have (had) been journaling. I won’t bore you with the details but jotting …

2018-10-12: The transactional way we talk about friendship is toxic | Quartz The way we talk about friendship paints an ugly picture of the new notion of relating—one that seeks …

2018-08-01: The Nintendo Switch Wins Every dam time. Constantly. Always with the idiotic updates. Software update after software update …

2018-07-30: Black Pattern Wallpapers Thanks to the iPhone X OLED display I am even more in love with black wallpapers than normal. I roll …

2018-07-28: The iPhone Needs A Camera Button The simple fact is, Apple like removing things. From home buttons, to MacBook Pro ports, to …

2018-07-23: Wheelchair Tourists - London This isn’t the right thing to say but I dread taking my daughters wheelchair anywhere new. Most …

2018-07-13: Jisoncase iPhone X Leather Case Review As much as people try and convince me otherwise, since the iPhone 6 I just cant use my phone without …

2018-06-25: iMessage on Android For years the thoughts and rumours of iMessage on Android has been floating around. Depending on who …

2018-06-25: Apple Activity Needs Expansion Yesterday was a nice warm day in the UK, so I decided the tan mark from my Apple Watch could use a …

2018-06-21: Jisoncase iPad Pro Case Review For as long as I have been using an iPad as my main computer I have struggled with where to keep it. …

2018-06-11: Screen Time Is The Most Important Metric Curbing screen time is very trendy in tech circles at the minute. There have been huge movements to …

2018-05-25: You're Not Cool Enough For Micro.blog It’s become a bit of a running joke amongst my tech friends. A personal meme that I keep repeating …

2018-05-25: Intentional Twitter Usage There are several narratives that exist through my blog posts. Productivity apps, Workflows and me …

2018-05-23: My Favourite Drafts 5 Actions Despite Drafts being around for ages, I am very new to using it for any length of time. I’ve already …

2018-05-15: Shortcuts: Things Attachments Using Bear I’ve made no secret that I have been crying out for the ability to add attachment to Things 3. I …

2018-05-15: Shortcuts: Idea To Drafts And Things After giving it some time I am very happy with doing all my blog writing in Drafts 5. Unfortunately …

2018-05-15: Shortcuts: Shopping List In Things As I slowly split my life into different sections, and live a life with different apps for home and …

2018-05-10: Missing The Accessibility Angle Believe it or not it was Google I/O keynote yesterday! I completely missed this until the event was …

2018-05-04: Listening to Podcasts without Voice Boost For that matter, why don’t they “shorten silences” on their end, too? That way, everyone could …

2018-05-01: Privacy Policy updates are trendy | One-Tech Mind There’s a silver lining in the aftermath of the Facebook/Cambridge Analytica fiasco: everyone and …

2018-05-01: Scuttlebutt Regarding Apple’s Cross-Platform UI Project | Daring Fireball doubt that 2018 was on the table in December. It’s a 2019 thing, for MacOS 10.15 and iOS 13.1 I …

2018-04-30: The case for Apple’s iMessage on Android | Macworld While Android users might appreciate having access to iMessage, the bigger benefit would be for …

2018-04-29: Finding A Use For Drafts App It has been a while since I have been genuinely excited to dive into a new app. After my initial …

2018-04-25: Google Tasks Launched Google have launched the latest in its suite of apps, the simply named Google tasks. This aims to …

2018-04-23: Rethinking Reminders – nahumck.me What I can envision for Reminders is a blending of the some commonly used features for these apps, …

2018-04-22: What's In My RSS Feed I wrote a short link post about RSS experiencing a bit of a resurgence lately. So I thought I would …

2018-04-22: RSS Readers Are Due for a Comeback - WIRED anyone weary of black-box algorithms controlling what you see online at least has a respite, one …

2018-04-21: I Don’t Pay For Subscriptions Every so often we have a paying for apps debate, sparked off by a popular app releasing an update or …

2018-04-21: Huawei Considered Phone Notches Years Ago But Feared Backlash | Androidheadlines.com The technology giant initially mulled over the concept “three or four years ago,” according to the …

2018-04-19: A Supporting Character in Everyone Else’s Narrative – BirchTree You are not the center of the universe, you’re a supporting character in everyone else’s story. You …

2018-04-18: Todist + Trello = Trelloist Despite much buzz around Things of late, I have found myself falling back into using Todoist more …

2018-04-18: Design Plagiarism And Denial There appears to be some confusion around what copying is. Couple this with the argument breaking …

2018-04-17: Being tired isn’t a badge of honour – Signal v. Noise As Joe Rogan says The universe does indeed reward hustle, but your body doesn’t have a limitless …

2018-04-17: The Comfort Of Apples Ecosystem - MacStories Long time Apple enthusiast Federico Viticci has been fighting using Apple products exclusively for …

2018-04-08: My Current Podcast SetUp During my years of podcasting I have gone through many bits of tech. Unfortunately during my early …

2018-04-05: The Apple Watch Honeycomb Right from the off the Apple Watch got a tremendous amount of negative reaction. Reviewers said it …

2018-04-04: Where’s My Name Gone? Over the past few years I have been writing on and off for several websites. Some small, some …

2018-04-02: Copying The Notch Is Only Part Of The Problem There are so many things I don’t understand about technology companies, and even more I don’t …

2018-03-30: Every Android phone should have this Huawei P20 Pro feature - Android Authority What is most apparent, however, is that there’s no reason not to have this feature. The notch is a …

2018-03-30: Huawei’s wannabe AirPods look and feel good - The Verge Yes, Huawei is copying Apple; but I’m not a patent lawyer, I just want to see good tech proliferate, …

2018-03-24: The W1 Conundrum As I work on producing more and more podcast audio headphones are becoming one of the most important …

2018-03-19: Apple AirPods - the audiophile review - The Verge Apple’s design compromise, extending that stem down toward the face, is simply the most optimal one …

2018-03-17: My Things Setup Since the massive 3.4 update I have been playing with the todo app Things quite a lot. This is no …

2018-03-13: Shortcuts: Bear And Things For Ideas This is becoming a bit of a regular occurrence, I’m on a roll creating Workflows to make my writing …

2018-03-04: Shortcuts: Interesting Links To Things Wow, well this adventure into the possibility of using Things as a replacement for Todoist is …

2018-03-03: Shortcuts: Natural Language Dates In Things As you might have gathered already I have been playing around with Things 3 from Cultured Code. …

2018-02-19: The iPad In 2018 I am now a little over 3 years with the iPad as my computer and nothing much has really changed. I …

2018-02-12: Device Advice When deciding whether to buy or to hang on to devices and gadgets—both in the present and the …

2018-02-11: HomePod Initial Impressions The HomePod itself it deceptively small, but surprisingly heavy. It comes boxed in the usual Apple …

2018-02-08: Many Siris · Bryan Irace If the Lyft app is installed on your iPhone, you can ask Phone Siri to order you a car. But you …

2018-02-05: Android Experiment - The Results After a little over a week I have ended the experiment. This hasn’t gone one as long as I had hoped, …

2018-01-27: AirPods And Android One of my favourite and most used secondary products are my AirPods, I use these for at least an …

2018-01-25: My Android Experiment Over my years of writing about technology I have tried very hard to not come down on one side of the …

2018-01-23: Apple Trying to Get MacBook Down to $999. Maybe They Should also Try One with iOS. – BirchTree As I said last night, Apple should also make a version of this new MacBook at runs iOS and see what …

2018-01-20: Building A Micro Blog On Jekyll After exploring other options to sharing on social media and using Micro.blog I’m stuck. There …

2018-01-20: Using Micro.blog - AKA Me ‘Quitting’ Twitter So. Deep breath and we will begin my attempt to leave Twitter and still be social. Timothy Smith …

2018-01-17: The Workflows That Make My Blog After messing around with Wordpress for a long time and never being happy with the performance, …

2018-01-05: Slowness Isn’t The Issue Apple didn’t apologise for slowing your phone down. Not because of arrogance, not because they don’t …

2017-12-29: iPhone Lopie Sea Island Cotton Series Case You will often find me spending far too much money on productivity apps, but I have another love. …

2017-12-21: Smartphone addiction and me I can feel it once again, the stirs of urges that are controlling my habits without any conscious …

2017-12-20: Journaling With Day One Review I’ve been toying with the idea of journaling for a long time. I’ve started jotting things down …

2017-12-05: What Does A Swipe Do On a recent episode of Bring Your Own Device I was adamant that the recent control centre indicator …

2017-12-04: No More Micro USB Posts from The Verge go from the brilliant to the absurd, but one call to arms is perfect for the …

2017-12-03: Big Company Issues Causing Big Software Issues For Apple The Verge summed it up perfectly in their post “Apple’s had a shockingly bad week of software …

2017-11-29: Hey Apple. We Need a Rest It was long before the Apple Watch existed that I first slapped on a smarter wrist watch. As Garmin, …

2017-11-26: Portrait Mode Complaints Whilst I have never been overly motivated to have a portrait mode capable handset. Now I actually …

2017-11-22: Control Centre Needs Some Work Since collecting my iPhone X from Appleon release day, my impressions of using the device have …

2017-11-14: Errors in Apple Health App? Try this fix When Apple launched the Apple Watch, it was greeted with confused emotions. It tried too hard to be …

2017-11-12: I Finally Deleted Facebook For a long time the big blue F was my main social network for communicating with people, keeping up …

2017-11-11: Making The Case For The iPhone Plus After picking up my iPhone X on Friday it was immediately apparent that the new Apple device is not …

2017-11-08: iPhone X Initial Impressions As you may or may not know I don’t bother writing reviews anymore. There are hundreds of great …

2017-11-04: A Few Hours Naked Don’t worry. Nothing PG here. Merely the fact that at any hardware launch it’s important to really …

2017-10-31: The Entitlement Of Reviewers The once relied upon tech journalists that influenced purchasing decisions are up in arms that Apple …

2017-10-25: Not Being a Fan Boy Is Hard Since pretty much the dawn of time we have been looking for ways to make sure we are different from …

2017-10-24: Too much rush, not enough quality For the last few days my Twitter feed has been awash with comments about the new Google Pixel XL 2 …

2017-10-06: Apple Design Excellence Is Failing Just incase you hadn’t gathered already, I really like Apple products. Not because I am some …

2017-09-26: Filling all those rings My health and well being has always been a huge focus for me. I have been an avid runner, …

2017-09-16: The iPhone x isn’t the future today There has been lots and lots of noise following the iPhone event on Tuesday, Which is one of the …

2017-09-10: Getting mad at leaks As the saying goes, “Everything leaks”. Even as Apple attempts to double down on their security …

2017-09-06: Using iOS11 Apple Notes app to write Sure enough, just after deciding that my workflow of using Bear and Ulysses to write all of my …

2017-08-30: The amount of times I’ve missed the dual camera Does there have to be a reason to buy a bigger phone other than just a bigger screen? The Plus model …

2017-07-17: A Smaller Phone Makes Me Much Happier Since just before Christmas I’ve been questioning many things in my life and making improvements …

2017-06-11: Zoho Notebook Review There can’t be many iOS or Mac app for note taking that I still haven’t tried. As soon as I’ve …

2017-03-14: Siri falls down at default apps I know, I know I’m calling for Siri to get better again. Yet nothing has brought the downfalls of …

2017-02-19: One year of the iPad Pro as my computer The shocked look when I tell people that my primary computing device is an iPad is brilliant. I’ve …

2017-01-23: Google Keep as a writing tool I’m starting to think I have a problem, I just can’t leave things alone. Once I find a great app …

2017-01-19: Bear: The Serious Notes App Notes apps are a strange thing to review. Everyone already has one built into iOS, and the vast …

2017-01-14: Todoist- My New App to Get Things Done For as long as I can remember I’ve had a weird draw to organising things. It started with stationary …

2017-01-09: Healthface - An Uncomplicated Apple Watch Complication I held out as long as I could, but I have now caved and bought a Series 2 Apple Watch. Not because …

2016-12-27: Oh Hello 4Am For all of the time Lucie has been with us I have become accustomed to being awake at ridiculous …

2016-10-23: Nexus 5x - Familiar feel, same result It has been a long time since a new Nexus has been usable for the general population, two years ago …

2016-10-10: Please don’t put a computer on your face Glass was possibly the most polarising gadget in recent memory. Many Explorers argued that the …

2016-08-01: How Is Twitter Failing When colleagues tell me Twitter is failing, I am dismissive. When websites tell me they are not …

2016-06-14: Podcasts are NOT hard to make I have been listening to podcasts for many years now. It’s kind of a natural progression from talk …

2016-06-12: We need to talk about YOUR privacy I guess we are all too busy deciding if to leave the EU or if to stay in. Or maybe loosing all our …

2016-06-02: Technology Is Helping to Silently Kill You No it has nothing to do with radio waves, magnetic fields, or any other obvious way we thought …

2016-05-03: Apple is no longer just a hardware company Since the companies inception in 1976, Apple have been held in high regard for their hardware. Woz …

2016-04-03: Besiter Mercury Powerbank Review Ever been taken out by the dreaded red battery level when yo want to get something done. Thats more …

2015-11-05: Nexus 6p - When P Means Premium Well they finally did it. Google finally listened to all us geeks and produced a premium phone for …

2015-10-09: Making the tock worth it - iPhone 6s review It’s a weird thing the S upgrade of the iPhone, it is often overlooked — but always brings in …

2015-09-06: My Life Beholden To Three Coloured Circles I would consider myself a pretty athletic guy, I have done various martial arts during my life — as …

2015-06-29: Google Wants The Entire History Of You Google Wants The Entire History Of You The only hope for humanity is that Google retain its …

2015-06-10: An Apple Streaming Service Was Unavoidable For millions and millions of mobile users iTunes is inseparable from music. Since the birth of the …

2015-05-17: I Like This Apple Watch More Than I Thought Since journeying back to using my iPhone more than anything else (for reasons see Nitroz blog post) …

2014-12-14: LG G Watch R Review Round is cool. That’s just a fact — wheels, money, Oreos… they’re all brilliant. We’ve only seen two …

2014-12-04: Sony Smartwatch 3 Review It feels much longer, but it’s been less than 6 months since Android Wear hit the market. They have …