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2020-10-30: 5 Of My Favourite iOS Apps - gr36.com

2020-10-29: Pixel 5 Review - gr36.com

2020-10-25: iPhone 12 Pro Thoughts - gr36.com

2020-10-18: Podcasts And Me - gr36.com

2020-10-13: ⏱ Afternoon Run Run - 3.02KM in 16:22

2020-10-12: ⏱ Afternoon Ride VirtualRide - 22.85KM in 45:06

2020-10-11: ⏱ Afternoon Run Run - 9.15KM in 45:58

2020-10-08: ⏱ Afternoon Run Run - 9.98KM in 48:33

2020-10-06: Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra Review - gr36.com

2020-10-05: ⏱ Watopia VirtualRide - 20.09KM in 37:35

2020-09-30: Is Mystic Bronze Actually Pink? - gr36.com

2020-09-23: Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 5G Review - gr36.com

2020-09-17: Design isn’t just about beauty, it’s about market relevance and meaningful results — …

2020-09-09: It’s Not The Internet It’s You - gr36.com

2020-09-01: The Trickle Down Attention Economy - gr36.com

2020-09-01: Whilst researching I stumbled across Munchausen by Internet. What a weird world we live in. …

2020-09-01: Siren Servers: Why Are We Ok With Giving Away Our Data? - Nathan Lustig

2020-08-30: Person signs up for newsletter, doesnt click approve. Person signs up again. Then reports the email …

2020-08-30: Yearly Billing Took me some time to work out how to do it, but after my Ross & Rachel (thanks @ChrisJWilson) …

2020-08-29: Can I go back please

2020-08-27: Absolute genius writing https://www.theregister.com/2020/08/27/facebook_ios_ads/

2020-08-27: Don’t know who this guy is 👀

2020-08-26: If we allow Google to control the way I access the web, the technologies used by web developers, the …

2020-08-24: Children older than 3-years-old used twice as many negative words as positive words (Lagatutta & …

2020-08-24: NO. You’ve just spent two hours transfering load sof data into Notion.so becuase you cant stay happy …

2020-08-22: Her “can we go home” look 📷 #mbaug

2020-08-22: I’ll Gladly Pay Extra For Apple To Manage My Payments - gr36.com

2020-08-22: My Reading Flow - gr36.com

2020-08-21: …[newspapers’] race for added sales is reflected editorially in the production of journals which …

2020-08-21: Where is Jessica Hyde?

2020-08-21: How To Start Hacking Roam Research - gr36.com

2020-08-21: It went crunch 📷 #mbaug

2020-08-21: My Writing Workflow - gr36.com

2020-08-21: Greg Thinks Things #12 - gr36.com

2020-08-20: Change gears 📷 #mbaug

2020-08-20: Missing A Good Hug - gr36.com

2020-08-19: I think it’s social media You may have noticed that I have been posting more blog post recently. Since have a break away from …

2020-08-19: I don’t have anything to post for a ribbon, so here is a scarf instead 📷 #mbaug

2020-08-18: On the grid 📷 #mbaug

2020-08-18: Your privacy is not the price of entry - gr36.com

2020-08-18: Posting Read Books On Goodreads To Micropub - gr36.com

2020-08-18: This weeks newsletter is ready really early. Thanks to my new note taking system I have much more …

2020-08-17: Good old google

2020-08-17: My cuddly monster 📷 #mbaug

2020-08-17: Google should be killed as the default search engine everywhere - gr36.com

2020-08-17: I cant stress enough how much of a boost in creativity writing some morning pages is. It gets my …

2020-08-17: Sitting In The Chair - gr36.com

2020-08-17: Let No Man’s Ghost Come Back to Say My Training Let Me Down. Sign in the New York Fire Department …

2020-08-17: I don’t know how people live without Alfred even just for text snippets it’s the most …

2020-08-16: Currently stationary 📷 #mbaug

2020-08-15: 📚Read Facebook: The Inside Story

2020-08-15: Silhouette 📷 #mbaug

2020-08-14: Among the weeds 📷 #mbaug

2020-08-13: I have reached out to loads more writers through email now I don’t use Twitter much. Refreshing and …

2020-08-13: No filter needed 📷 #mbaug

2020-08-12: When an image makes a sound 📷 #mbaug

2020-08-11: 🔗‘Bullying’ Apple fights couple over pear logo - BBC News These logos are nothing alike, …

2020-08-11: Battling Your Ego - gr36.com

2020-08-11: No longer transport 📷 #mbaug

2020-08-10: Wheatsheaf Inn - Lovely relaxed place.

2020-08-10: Round windows 📷 #mbaug

2020-08-09: Couple of swift ones by the sea

2020-08-09: I Can’t Go Back Can I

2020-08-09: Black and white pooch 📷 #mbaug

2020-08-08: Whilst waking the dog this morning I stumbled on an old lookout post

2020-08-08: The view for a lookout 📷 #mbaug

2020-08-07: Daytripping 📷 #mbaug

2020-08-06: Might be the impending doom they feel but CPW have gone hardcore spam for the last few weeks.

2020-08-06: I thought my iMac Pro had a cluster of dead pixels, then these dead pixels proceeded to walk accross …

2020-08-06: Bisect 📷 #mbaug

2020-08-05: Flow 📷 #mbaug

2020-08-05: Two Months Free Todoist Premium Things 3 seems to be the app of choice around here, but I’ve got two months free Todoist …

2020-08-05: Could do with some advice about what to do with GR36.com. Do I keep it as is, make it just for my …

2020-08-04: Half price day! Stuffing my face

2020-08-04: You knew it would happen!

2020-08-04: A bit of peace 📷 #mbaug

2020-08-04: I need to get opening twitter at my desk out of my muscle memory.

2020-08-04: Selling my iPhone 11 is going about as well as I expected. Its as frustrating as it was last time …

2020-08-03: Bug 📷 #mbaug

2020-08-03: Just listed my iPhone 11 for sale - I hate selling things!

2020-08-03: I really want a more simple phone. I don’t read emails, I don’t really take pictures and seems silly …

2020-08-02: Is there anyway to publish a post at a time in the past? I’ve got some posts that refuse to import …

2020-08-02: Floating out to sea 📷 #mbaug

2020-08-01: So pleased to share this FA cup win with my little one. Get in gunners!!!

2020-08-01: Up they go 📷 #mbaug

2020-07-31: 🍿 Watched Ralph Breaks the Internet, 2018 - ★★★★4.0 - One of my favourite kids films. Really enjoyed …

2020-07-30: A Young Carer Whenever I write about my daughter and share it with others they always say how lucky I am to have …

2020-07-29: Currently reading: Future Ethics by Cennydd Bowles 📚

2020-07-29: Baaa

2020-07-29: Goverment says there has been a 28% increase in COVID cases since the start of the month… I …

2020-07-28: Belton Park Golf Club. Quick bite

2020-07-28: Has anyone done anything cool with the swarm / location data? Trying to implement check ins and need …

2020-07-27: My Inspiration Lucie had a gastric feeding tube fitted right in the middle of COVID so it’s been pretty tough on …

2020-07-27: Hindmarsh Peugeot. Picking up the new whip

2020-07-27: Using Twitter is making me increasingly uncomfortable. They seem to be resorting to shaddy Facebook …

2020-07-27: Costa Coffee. Need me some more info caffeine. Rough night.

2020-07-26: 🍿 Watched Bad Boys for Life, 2020 - ★★★★4.0 - One of the few modern sequels that hasn’t been …

2020-07-26: How Could I Ever Be Down When my daughter wakes up in the morning barely being able to communicate, having issues moving …

2020-07-26: 📚Read Gilgamesh: A New English Version

2020-07-25: I am not ready to delete my account again, but I am definitely ready to delete the app. I never …

2020-07-25: Weird colours at sunrise

2020-07-25: There is a problem with always reading at bedtime. Everytime I pick up my Kindle in the day I get …

2020-07-25: 🍿 Watched Jumanji: The Next Level, 2019 - ★★★3.0 - Not as good as the first one, but still a fun …

2020-07-24: Light a fire

2020-07-24: Love the Sunlit beta @manton great work!

2020-07-24: Just a flower. On a weed!

2020-07-24: How To Post Films Watched To Micropub I am currently experimenting with moving all of my social things to micro.blog. I know I have tried …

2020-07-24: So I THINK I have worked out automatic micropub posting from Goodreads - but it needs a developer …

2020-07-24: 📚Read No Filter: The inside story of how Instagram transformed business, celebrity and our culture

2020-07-24: How To Post Films Watched To Micropub GR36.com

2020-07-24: Greg Thinks Things #10 GR36.com

2020-07-24: One Thing About The Apple Watch GR36.com

2020-07-24: Experimenting with Letterboxed for Films - sorry for the spam. I am going to write up my setup at …

2020-07-24: 🍿 Watched The Social Network, 2010 - ★★★★4.0 - Rewatched this due to reading a book on Facebook, and …

2020-07-24: Finished reading: ReWork: Change the Way You Work Forever 📚

2020-07-24: 🍿 Watched McMillion$, 2020 - ★★★★4.0 - Interesting and gripping, but stretched out a little too far

2020-07-23: Can not for the life of me get my photos page, or cross posting to work. Does anyone have any ideas …

2020-07-23: Ok, so I have been trying to find the perfect writing app that does everything I want it to do. I …

2020-07-23: This weeks newsletter is ready!

2020-07-22: Mask Wearing And You So it is important to remember that the Government has made allowances for those that have a …

2020-07-21: I am very late to this, but I love The Atlantic. The writing and the topics are really great.

2020-07-21: I knew this would happen. Spent some time messing around with my theme! notareal.blog

2020-07-21: Currently reading: Atomic Habits 📚

2020-07-20: Missing the world for the gram These kinds of posts usually start out as a small note in my journal or Apple Notes. Sometimes they …

2020-07-20: For some strange reason I can’t type anything into the webpage on safari iPad OS @help

2020-07-20: I want micro.blog to pull me away from following loads of technology people. Any cyclists around …

2020-07-20: Hello again micro.blog. I’m back again. How is everyone doing? What’s changed around …

2020-07-12: How To Track Zwift Route Badges I would hope that no body starts morning that I am not writing about enough technology lately, but …

2020-07-12: One Thing About The Apple Watch When I think about ditching my Apple Watch after five years of faithful usage, I can only ever get …

2020-05-31: Stopping Wearing My Watch At some point each year I fall out of love with my Apple Watch and leave it on its charger. This …

2020-05-20: Cracking the Todoist Code Since sharing my Todoist set up and how I get things done loads of people have given me some ideas …

2020-05-18: How I use Todoist To Organise My Life So. No apologies here, but I ripped off this idea directly from Matt Birchler’s write-up on his …

2020-05-18: Getting Injured Was The Best Thing That Ever Happened To My Health If you are a regular reader, or subscribed the newsletter, you will have noticed a change in me. It …

2020-05-15: Wahoo Element Bolt Review I know exactly what you’re thinking. What exactly is this thing and how can I use this with my iPad? …

2020-05-01: This Keyboard Isn’t Really Magic I know Apple marketing is great but we need to have a little chat about the Magic Keyboard because I …

2020-04-22: Using An iPad Again I guess my posts over the past few weeks may have seemed like a reversal after my rage quitting of …

2020-04-22: Separate Yourself From Your Ideas I fancy myself as a bit of an enlightened person, and spend a lot of time on my own thinking. …

2020-04-21: My Set Up And Want For More I try and keep the My Gear page of the blog updated regularly, but I change my mind so many times …

2020-04-21: iPad Pro Magic Keyboard First Impressions When is it too early to give your opinions on a product? This seems a pretty blurred line. Dependent …

2020-04-20: Do Whatever You Need To Get Through This The negativity is increasing by the day. If you can’t feel it growing when you talk to others, it’s …

2020-04-18: MX Master 3: A Master Pointer For Most For years of my life, I have never strayed away from the mouse supplied with my computer. That …

2020-03-30: Now More Than Ever: Vote With Your Wallet Around this time last year, I was urging readers to think about where they are placing their …

2020-03-25: Is It Safe To Leave Your iPad Plugged In? Many people are already using an iPad as their desktop ‘computer’, and with the launch …

2020-03-22: Could This Rumour Be A New Bigger iPad? Despite launching a new iPad only a few days ago, according to DigiTimes, the company still plans to …

2020-03-17: I Hate Selling My Tech If there is one thing I hate about upgrading my tech, it’s selling my old stuff. There is the pain …

2020-03-15: I Can’t Do A Regular 9-5 First off the bat. I understand that I am in a ridiculously unique position that my employer trusts …

2020-03-11: Today is the day I quit the iPad Not clickbate. It’s been a great five years, I have tried really hard to carry on as long as …

2020-03-03: Being Able To Move Your Blog One of the most prominent tones running through the indie web is being able to own your content. To …

2020-02-18: 48 Hours With The Galaxy Z Flip It isn’t very often something truly new comes to market. All right we’ve seen folding …

2020-02-15: Advancements In Tech Are Always Exciting The folding things are coming. You can’t get away from it. When I say things, I mean all sorts of …

2020-02-14: Zero Fasting Made Easy A few days ago, I shared what intermittent fasting had done for me and the health benefits I have …

2020-02-07: Healthcare Consent And The Tech That Ruined It When I walked into a cold doctors office at Nottingham City hospital early in October 2017, I …

2020-01-31: The Diagnosis Relief This feels like the end of a nine-year journey, but also the start of a new one. Its started on the …

2020-01-27: How To Restrict Apple News To Make It Bearable To motivate myself to write more, I’ve been reading more. Not just online posts but magazines and …

2020-01-24: My Government Hates Disabled People It isn’t very often I tap away on my keyboard in rage, but today is an exception to the rule. …

2020-01-23: 🔗 A New, More Rigorous Study Confirms: The More You Use Facebook, the Worse You Feel | HBR Holly B. Shakya Nicholas A. Christakis wrote: Overall, our results showed that, while real-world …

2020-01-23: When Site Stats Do Matter I don't care about the number of visits to my blog, I certainly don't feel interesting enough to get …

2020-01-22: I Don’t Feel Interesting Enough I try not to be self-deprecating as much as I can; however I do suffer quite a lot with imposter …

2020-01-22: I Have Started Showing Ads I'm not too fond of ads. I promised myself I would never show them on my blog and hate the way they …

2020-01-22: How To Host Your Own Ghost Blog On Digital Ocean I still blame Matt Birchler for putting the idea in my head, I was quite happy on WordPress (not …

2020-01-21: 🔗 How to Stop the Internet From Ruining Your Relationship | GQ Luke Winkie wrote: There is a whole spectrum of issues that can come up for people regarding their …

2020-01-21: Importing Apple Notes Into Bear I have been using Bear notes for years now, it’s by far my favourite app for writing, and goes far …

2020-01-21: 🔗 He Wanted a Unicorn. He Got ... a Sustainable Business | WIRED Klimt Finlay wrote: His investors told him he should simply shutter the company. "They said 'your …

2020-01-21: Migrating From Wordpress To Ghost I’m going to be completely honest, this wasn’t easy for me - it was supposed to be straight forward, …

2020-01-20: 🔗 There Isn’t Advertising Inspiration In Garfield | ADWEEK Andy Coulston wrote: People don’t like, trust or remember advertising. I think about this all the …

2020-01-19: 🔗 Twitter Revamp 2020 Part 2 | Melange Jason Mendeloff wrote: Next I went through my followers themselves, I unfollowed a lot of accounts, …

2020-01-19: Binge Release Podcasts? I’ve always recorded my podcast weekly, edited and then released it a few days later. Four years …

2020-01-18: How To Set Up Ghost Link Posts Using Canonical URL Link posts are really popular, and a great tool to help link to others out that you enjoy. Daring …

2020-01-09: How To Find Your iPad Even If Its Switched Off First off - this is no guarantee, but it should help. The secret sauce to finding you iPhone after …

2020-01-01: The iPad Goes Full Circle When I picked up the very first iPad on the day of the launch, I knew this device would open a …

2019-12-19: Just Thinking How many of us spend life flitting in and out of the present time? Any given moment, we are away and …

2019-12-19: 🔗 Maybe minimalism isn't enough | Chris J Wilson Chris Wrote wrote I’m not saying Minimalism is wrong, but maybe it’s just not enough.I love Chris, …

2019-12-17: Intentional Barriers While redesigning my blog, and then doing it again, I thought long and hard about comments left on …

2019-12-16: Losing Minimal For the last few months, I’ve had an itch at the back of my brain. Something I just couldn’t put my …

2019-12-15: Apple News: Forcing Depressing News On You Since 2015 I remember when watching the news each day was considered almost mandatory. To keep yourself up to …

2019-12-15: Bye Micro.blog It used to be the place I wanted to hang out. It looked like a utopia and promised so much – …

2019-12-12: 🔗 Our Brains Are No Match for Our Technology | The New York Times Tristan Harris wrote: Who needs to hack elections or steal voter information when people will …

2019-12-09: AirPods Pro Hints & Tips I am sure you don’t need me to tell you how good the AirPods are when compared to more or less …

2019-12-08: 🔗 Instagram removing likes won’t fix its biggest problem | Vox Rebecca Jennings wrote: Instagram has a way of flattening lived experiences so that my best years …

2019-12-08: Why I do, What I Do I go backward and forwards with living my life online. I used to share absolutely everything and get …

2019-12-03: I keep coming back to Bear Notes apps are my kryptonite. I get sucked in quickly, send a few hours getting everything …

2019-11-30: 🔗 A 512GB iPhone 11 Pro Max costs less than $500 in parts | iMore Oliver Haslam wrote: Which brings us back to my original point: these figures are interesting. But …

2019-11-26: The Apple Watch And Work Out Types It’s that time of the year again; the weather takes a turn for the worst and people (usually …

2019-11-20: How I Use Agenda For the last few weeks, I have been throwing my life into Agenda, I’ve played around with it …

2019-11-15: Kidz To Adultz North Kidz to Adultz North was launched in 2001 by Disabled Living and now is one of the largest free …

2019-11-05: Lets Be Clear: This Case Is A Rip Off It’s been a long time coming, but with the reproduction of colour into the iPhone line up with the …

2019-11-03: Today is the day I quit the iPad Not clickbate. It’s been a great five years, I have tried really hard to carry on as long as …

2019-11-02: Apple Highcross. Just peeking

2019-11-02: TGI Fridays. Eating all the ribs

2019-10-31: Tawny Owl. Food break

2019-10-30: Miller & Carter. Terrible day. Need gin

2019-10-30: Belton Park Golf Club. Not swinging the club

2019-10-28: Miller & Carter. Swift one

2019-10-28: Costa Coffee. Did not sleep a wink

2019-10-27: Anytime Fitness. Need to burn off some energy

2019-10-27: Wyndham Park. Pooch needs to strut

2019-10-22: Hands On With The Galaxy Fold My first impressions were pretty impressed actually. I used the phone for around 4 hours and got to …

2019-10-22: The Farrier (Brewers Fayre).

2019-10-22: Costa Coffee. Long day and early start

2019-10-21: Costa Coffee. Morning caffeine

2019-10-20: Anytime Fitness. Addicted to it

2019-10-20: Wyndham Park. Exercise the pooch

2019-10-19: Anytime Fitness. A quick workout

2019-10-19: Rutland Water South. Walking the dog

2019-10-18: 🔗 Social Media And Depression Tracy Brower wrote Social media use also has an opportunity cost. If we’re at home snapping our …

2019-10-14: iPhone 11's Deep Fusion Camera: Is This All There Is? | Toms Guide I wanted t make a simple link post, but there were so many little things I wanted to pull out it …

2019-10-08: 🔗 I'm glad that Android exists | Excursions Amit Gawande wrote There is no doubt that the always-connected1 and accessible Android devices have …

2019-10-07: 🔗 What’s taking eSIM so long to become mainstream? | Android Authority Robert Triggs wrote: While remote SIM provisioning and a tiny secure chip are supposed to solve …

2019-10-07: 🔗 How Much Money Do Podcasters Make? | Jack Rhysider Jack Rhysider wrote: Some numbers. Libsyn is one of the largest podcast hosts and they put out …

2019-10-02: Advice To The Teenage Me There are thousands of posts just like this all over the internet. Posting knowledge for others to …

2019-10-02: Hey Siri: Remember To Make Reminders Work On June 3rd 2019 and with a little trepidation, I pushed the upgrade button Apple flashed before my …

2019-10-02: Apple’s abysmal Mail toolbar design in iOS 13 Craig Grannell wrote: A major differentiator since Apple’s earliest days has been interface design. …

2019-10-02: Aggressive Twitter Perhaps it’s the lack of characters, perhaps it’s just how Twitter is, but more than ever I am …

2019-09-30: 🔗 Prepared to Walk Away | The Minimalists Joshua Fields Millburn wrote > If I take on a new idea or habit, I do so because it has the …

2019-09-26: From iOS To Android And Back Again It’s hard for me to write about the differences between Android and iOS, and I struggle to …

2019-09-15: Fighting With Myself I like to pretend I am often asked, but I’m not. I am seldom asked – but the fact remains that …

2019-09-08: Apple And Multiple Authentication Methods Almost two years on there is still a lot of scepticism around Face ID. For me it works fine, but …

2019-09-08: A Stylus As A Separate Touch Interaction Although I have used an iPad pro with pencil for several years, it is always when using a Galaxy …

2019-09-01: Samsung Out Designing Apple Hurts A Little When August rolls around it is my time of the year to switch to Android for a little while. It …

2019-08-30: How To Reset And Re-Pair DJI Spark Controller I’m new to drones, but decided to try one out to get some more interesting video and I’m glad I did. …

2019-08-19: Using Apple Notes To Write In 2019 The post will also forever be known as I’ve never given Apple notes enough of a chance and I bet you …

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 …

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

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 …

2019-06-05: 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 …

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

2019-05-24: 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 …

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

2019-05-20: 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 …

2019-04-29: 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: 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 …

2019-04-14: 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: I Want A Better Looking Smartwatch When the rumours first started hinting at Apple working on a smartwatch, I was already sold. My …

2019-03-29: 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 …

2019-03-20: 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 …

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

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 …

2019-03-03: 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 …

2019-01-30: 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 …

2019-01-03: 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 …

2018-12-23: 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: 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: Depression And Self Worth I know this might sound surprising and bordering on impossible, but over the past couple of weeks I …

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 …

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

2018-11-17: 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 …

2018-11-08: 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 …

2018-10-31: 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 …

2018-10-20: 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 …

2018-10-12: 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 …

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

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 esterday 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 The case fits the iPad Pro and pencil snuggly inside, it is reassuringly fitted to the design and …

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 …

2018-04-29: 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 …

2018-04-22: 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 …

2018-04-21: 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 …

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

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 …

2018-04-05: 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 …

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

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 …

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

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, …

2018-02-05: 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 …

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

2018-01-20: 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 …

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 …

2017-12-05: 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 …

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 The only hope for humanity is that Google retain its “don’t be evil” unofficial mantra. If they ever …

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 …