2020-08-08: Nice trip out to a nearby ship graveyard.

2020-08-04: Day 4 Peace, #mbaug

2020-08-03: Bug #mbaug

2020-08-02: Very odd to post a negative review on the App Store because it doesn’t work on iOS 14. I feel for …

2020-08-02: Wordpress or Micro.Blog for my writing Now I’ve got a good feel for M.B I’ve learned a lot about it vs Wordpress. I think I’m still going …

2020-08-02: Sunset FLOATING on the sea in West Wales. #mbaug

2020-08-02: Going for a pretty simple iPhone home screen these days. Just to tools to get me through the day. …

2020-08-02: I’ve been doing a lot of trimming down of the media I consume lately. Even podcasts I’ve listened to …

2020-08-02: Thinking about a new setup I’ve been doing a lot of thinking about simplifying my setup and with my daily issues around FaceID …

2020-08-02: Floating #mbaug

2020-08-01: Gluon might be my favorite M.B client.

2020-08-01: I’m enjoying being here at Micro.Blog, the only real criticism I have is related to performance. Not …

2020-08-01: Another one for #mbaug this time of year I’m using at the International Air Tattoo and I’m …

2020-08-01: Starting off the August Photo challenge with something I quite often look up at and still inspired …

2020-07-31: Trying to go cross-platform. After a day’s play I’ve completely given up on using Google services, iOS apps are old …

2020-07-31: Any Google Cal and To Do users out there? On iOS the app is pretty terrible and doesn’t integrate …

2020-07-31: Anyone using Micro.Blog on Android? First party app available? Picking up a 4a most probably so want …

2020-07-30: I just cant seem to get my M.B to appear in a Google search, not sure if it’s something I’m doing …

2020-07-30: A trail of failed projects Feeling like there is a host of failed creative projects following me around and writing is the only …

2020-07-29: Be careful going between iOS 14 and iOS 13. After days of downloading messages from iCloud all of my …

2020-07-29: My thought at the moment is sell my 11 Pro and get SE+Sony RX100. That way I get the phone I want …

2020-07-29: FaceID seems less reliable for me lately on both iOS 13 and iOS 14. If the SE had a better camera …

2020-07-28: For those you into TO DO apps, which one do you find is the most reliable from a sync perspective? …

2020-07-27: I think moving between task managers is some kind of sick hobby for me these days… Reminders …

2020-07-27: Wishing I was at the beach.

2020-07-26: Sometimes it’s just good to stop and take a breath. Took this with my Canon 70D and kit lens. Even …

2020-07-25: I don’t usually use a case but really needed some colour at the moment.

2020-07-25: I REALLY like the keys and travel on the Magic Keyboard for iPad Pro. All works really well and I …

2020-07-25: Recording onto the iPad from the Line 6 Pod Go is totally possible now I’m using usb-c. Very much …

2020-07-25: My pedometer, Casio GBA-800. Thought I’d wear it to see how much I’ve been moving around lately. …

2020-07-24: Modding a Casio AE1200 is pretty fun.

2020-07-24: Sunlit 3.0 is awesome

2020-07-24: Finally got art of Rise of Skywalker. Love these books. Art of Rebels is on the next to buy list.

2020-07-24: My flexible computer of choice

2020-07-23: Posting from iA Writer Posting from iA Writer to Micro.Blog I’ve written up on how I have been posting to Micro.Blog from …

2020-07-23: How to post to Micro.Blog from Apple Notes As you’ll know if you follow me I have recently gone all in on Micro.Blog both as a blogging and …

2020-07-23: wow, turns out it’s really easy to write a longer form post in Apple Notes and use the Share Sheet …

2020-07-23: Subscription Fatigue I’ve never really felt subscription fatigue before but in these trying times I’ve needed to look …

2020-07-23: Twitter 😔 I logged into Twitter to check if I had any DM’s. Within 2 minutes of using the app I felt the …

2020-07-23: I think listening to productivity podcasts and courses is genuinely bad for my mental health I think listening to productivity podcasts and courses is genuinely bad for my mental health. …

2020-07-22: Putting the Apple Watch back in the drawer I’ve put my Apple Watch back in the drawer, with changes around home working now I’m just not …

2020-07-22: Not being able to see site statistics on Micro.Blog is pretty liberating coming from Wordpress. Not …

2020-07-20: I definitely miss the app library in iOS 14, I had to move back to iOS 13 to get something stable …

2020-07-20: I sometimes forget the beauty around where I live here in the shire but it’s time to get out there …

2020-07-20: Stopping using YouTube I’ve stopped using YouTube completely over the last couple of weeks and I have to admit that I don’t …

2020-07-15: Moving from Wordpress to Micro.Blog I’ve finally got myself together and moved from Wordpress to Micro.Blog 👍 I’ve been with …

2020-07-15: My use of the TOT app on iOS For years now in work I’ve had a simple text app (Notepad++) on my work PC to keep little …

2020-07-14: Now I’ve moved over to Micro.Blog I’ve got a new RSS feed over at …

2020-07-14: Moving to Micro.Blog from Wordpress complete, took about 45 minutes to export all of my posts from …

2020-07-14: Finally gotten around to importing my wordpress content into Micro.Blog, worked amazingly well. …

2020-07-14: I’m having a serious think about whether I continue with my iOS Home Screens podcast with the …

2020-07-14: How to speed up the Apple Watch Series 2 I’m trying to get more active and blown the dust off my Apple Watch Series 2 to give it a test to …

2020-07-14: Those of you that write longer form posts in Micro.Blog - what app do you use? Found some strange …

2020-07-14: Moving back to iOS 13 After another day of my iPhone 11 Pro overheating I decided to go back to iOS 13. It’s amazing how …

2020-07-13: Cleaned, fretboard oiled and new strings. All ready to get back into playing.

2020-07-13: Fired up my Audible subscription again to take a break from so many podcasts and start to listen to …

2020-07-12: Tempted to pick one of these up. Been looking for an Android phone to start to play with. Pixel 3a …

2020-07-12: Is the Apple Watch series 2 worth buying in 2020 I’ve been using the Apple Watch a lot less in the last few months but when I do it’s the series 2 …

2020-07-11: Another thing I’ve noticed I prefer the widgets in light mode so back using light mode again. Quite …

2020-07-11: The more I use iOS 14 the more I realise that I’m probably good using Apple apps for Mail, calendar …

2020-07-11: Moody…

2020-07-11: Managed to sit down and play F1 2020 with the sim setup, wow the handling is very much improved over …

2020-07-11: For me I’ve found that reminders and calendar are all I need, with the new widgets showing me what’s …

2020-07-11: On widgets, if you rely on a pre iOS 14 widget then I’d hold off on updating to iOS 14 public beta. …

2020-07-11: Did a complete restore to iOS 13 and then back to my beta invite for iOS 14, seems like it’s …

2020-07-10: Looking at my RSS feed from Micro.Blog my profile image is always upside down. Anyone else …

2020-07-10: iOS 14 Home Screen I don’t think I’ve messed around with a Home Screen as much as I have in the last couple of weeks …

2020-07-09: newbie question, are your posts here searchable via Google? Wondering what to do long term with my …

2020-07-09: Adding the new search plugin was amazingly easy from the settings. This is a cool place to blog, …

2020-07-09: My favourite “computer”…

2020-07-09: Using a series 2 Apple Watch in 2020 I’m still struggling with my Apple Watch these days in …

2020-07-09: I now prefer my Micro.Blog site template to my blog template… time to give importing a go.

2020-07-09: Looks like I can use Icro app to add this functionality for muting keywords 😀

2020-07-09: I’m probably misunderstanding some functionality of Micro.blog but can you mute keywords from …

2020-07-08: Exported all of my posts from Wordpress ready for a migration test to Micro.Blog. Not sure I’m brave …

2020-07-08: Posting exclusively on Micro.Blog As you might have seen on Twitter, I’m moving my social onto Micro.Blog as a test for a bit as …

2020-07-08: Another week with the Apple Magic Keyboard Another week down using the iPad Pro and Magic Keyboard and it’s quickly becoming my favourite …

2020-07-08: If I moved my blog to micro.blog would I still be limited to 280 characters? I still want to write …

2020-07-08: The new App Library in iOS 14 is really changing the way I interact with my iPhone. I have one page …

2020-07-08: Still got my blog on Wordpress but will start to think about how I move it over to Micro.blog. Any …

2020-07-08: Giving Micro.Blog another go, I’m pretty much done with other social platforms. Hi again.

2020-07-08: iOS 14: you can now delete an app straight from the App Library An issue I raised like plenty of others I’d imagine, in beta 2 you can now delete an app via …

2020-07-07: Slack is slowly replacing Twitter for me I’ve become more and more aware of the negative effects that social media and YouTube are …

2020-07-07: iPhone 11 Pro battery health after 10 months Almost 10 months in and I was surprised to see I’d lost only 1% of battery health. When I had …

2020-07-07: How I manage my RSS subscriptions manually across devices using NetNewsWire Since making the decision to engage less in social media I’ve become a big fan of RSS again …

2020-07-05: Apps using your clipboard in iOS 14 Another day, another warning for apps that use your clipboard. I trust Apollo but wonder why they …

2020-07-05: How to blog more I thought I’d revisit this one after coming into taking another little social media break. I …

2020-07-01: Why use a third party fitness app on the Apple Watch? I’ve been using my Apple Watch very rarely outside of going for walks these days and one of …

2020-07-01: iOS 14: App Library A week in testing iOS 14 and I’m loving the new App Library feature. My setup now involves one …

2020-06-27: How to unpair your Apple Watch in iOS 14 When you switch up to iOS 14 you’ll notice that the watch app has lost it’s old unpair …

2020-06-27: iOS 14: how to customise the Reminders widget I’m very much enjoying iOS 14 and wanted to start to share how to customise the Reminders …

2020-06-26: Breaking the Animal Crossing habit When Animal Crossing came out I was obsessed and it was a nice escape from the world around me. What …

2020-06-25: Moshi iVisor for iPad Pro review I’ve not been a fan of screen protectors but after seeing a few people with matte finishes on …

2020-06-25: iOS 14: widget first impressions I don’t think I could go back to iOS 13 now after beta testing iOS 14, it’s made the …

2020-06-24: WWDC: Putting Home Screens podcast on hold (for now) After the WWDC 2020 keynote and working through all of the home screen changes I’ve decided to …

2020-06-24: A minimalist watch I’ve been going through a bit of a resurgence in my love of watches over the last six months …

2020-06-22: WWDC: Which Apple Watches can run watchOS 7? With a new software release we usually lose a few models and with watchOS 7 we lose support for the …

2020-06-22: iOS 14: What's new in Reminders Some nice looking little Reminders updates, nice to see development continuing so I’ll give it …

2020-06-22: WWDC '20: Apple previews iOS 14 I always love to watch the keynotes but get lost in the details so always like to paw my way through …

2020-06-21: Lockne, an app to help you create a great lock screen and wallpaper Lockne is a great little app that I can’t believe hasn’t already been done, it’s a …

2020-06-20: Don’t use iCloud Keychain as a password manager I should have learnt my lesson totally trusting my data to iCloud given my track record but the …

2020-06-20: Supporting third party developers With this Hey and Apple argument still on going it made me rethink a few things and take a step back …

2020-06-19: Magic Keyboard for the 11” iPad Pro - First impressions I like to quickly write down my thoughts as I use a product rather than write up a big review so …

2020-06-18: Getting your devices ready for WWDC It’s that time of year when those early adopters amongst us trash our data and devices with …

2020-06-16: Tips for using an iPad Pro with a mouse and keyboard First off here’s my setup so you know what I’m relating this post to 2020 11" iPad Pro …

2020-06-16: How I’m using tags in OmniFocus I’ve been using OmniFocus on and off for years but after reading this article on MacStories …

2020-06-15: IPadOS 14 wish list We are less than a week away from WWDC’20 and after moving back to the iPad full time I thought I’d …

2020-06-14: Casio AE1200 Mods One of the great things about Casio is that at less than £20 there’s a chance to made it your …

2020-06-12: What does the PS5 look like? Wow, this thing looks wild. I’ve been a fan of PlayStation since the original and always loved the …

2020-06-11: How to put a 2020 iPad Pro into recovery mode I always like to restore my new iOS devices to a fresh iOS install when I get one from the factory, …

2020-06-10: Switching to the 2020 iPad Pro If you’ve been following along you’ll know I destroyed my beloved 10.5” iPad Pro a …

2020-05-31: Should Apple release the workouts app on the iPhone? As someone that wrestles daily with wearable tech it got me thinking about how good the Apple Watch …

2020-05-30: Using iOS and macOS every day As you most probably know I’m bigger iPad’less at the moment and have fallen back to macOS for a lot …

2020-05-30: Home Screen - May 2020 Quite a few changes since I last posted and I’m wondering if I should do another episode about …

2020-05-29: Home Screens with Matt Birchler Another great guest up this week in the form of Matt Birchler and we go through a number of new apps …

2020-05-23: Apple Watch Series 5 and third party apps Since using the series 5 somethings happened I wasn’t expecting - a much better experience …

2020-05-22: Apple Watch Series 5 battery life I’ve had a full day with a fully charged Apple Watch Series 5 with the following Always on …

2020-05-22: Apple Watch Series 5 first impressions I’ve decided to try to take control of my weight and thought I’d dig out my Apple Watch …

2020-05-18: iPad Mini Smart Cover (cactus) Now I’m using the mini pretty much full time to complete the look for the journal I picked up …

2020-05-17: Using the iPad Mini as a journal replacement I’ve really gotten into the iPad Mini recently and it’s become my go to daily iPad. One …

2020-05-14: Ludovico Einaudi records an album with his iPhone Ludovico Einaudi is one of my favourite artists of all time and I recently discovered that he has …

2020-05-13: DayCount ruins it’s own app Here’s a not so nice app story for me, appreciate I’m in the minority that uses this app …

2020-05-11: How to quickly move between stories in NetNewsWire on iOS NetNewsWire continues to be my RSS reader of choice now I’m back on a current generation iPad …

2020-05-10: Home Screens Episode 3, lots of shortcuts Had the pleasure of talking to Chris Lawley about his setup on the iPad this week, a great …

2020-05-08: Simplifying my setup and slowing down Not sure if you’ve noticed but I’m hardly updating the blog at all these days. This is …

2020-04-30: Moving back to Reeder for my RSS feeds After moving back to my iOS 12 iPad Mini I needed to make a choice with one of my favourite apps. …

2020-04-29: Using an iPad Mini 2 as my daily device I’ve been using my iPad Mini 2 (from 2013) again as my daily iPad and wanted to share some …

2020-04-28: Apple allowing feedback within apps Along with dark mode in the latest Apple Support app update we get a new addition I hope is a thing …

2020-04-26: Can the MacBook replace my iPad? I’ve been using the MacBook as a replacement for my iPad now for two weeks and wanted to share my …

2020-04-25: Using automatic light mode on iOS I’d always wanted dark mode in iOS but since using my Mac more I found it quite oppressive to …

2020-04-24: Home Screens Episode 2 A few weeks to get done but I’m back with Episode 2 that I have just uploaded to Anchor so …

2020-04-23: Setting up OmniFocus I won’t go into my iCloud issues but needless to say I’ve switched back to my trusty …

2020-04-22: A change of home screen Having talked about my setup on Home Screens I’ve changed things up a little. This is for a …

2020-04-21: Working from an iPhone Don’t worry I’m not going to do many more “I don’t currently have an …

2020-04-20: Finally seeing the benefit of USB-C (and thoughts on my setup) I’ve had the MacBook for a few years but not really seen the benefit of USB-C until now, it’s a …

2020-04-20: Setting up Apple Reminders Switching back to the MAC also had me thinking about the core apps I’m using to manage my day, I’ve …

2020-04-20: Writing and publishing to my blog using MarsEdit I’ve been struggling with my workflow and in particular the devices that I am going to use in my day …

2020-04-19: How to speed up your Apple Watch Series 2 I wear my Apple Watch quite rarely these days but when I do I’m reminded how slow the series 2 …

2020-04-19: Apple Music on macOS needs some work I’m probably writing something that a lot of Mac users will know but coming from an iPad the …

2020-04-18: 2 years with the HomePod I’ve seen a few posts about the HomePod and realised I’d had mine for over 2 years now …

2020-04-17: Sticking with the 12" MacBook I’ve been figuring out what to do since destroying my iPad Pro and after initially recycling …

2020-04-15: Coming back to macOS I trashed my beloved iPad Pro 10.5” and my iPad mini 2 is proving frustrating trying to do …

2020-04-15: Putting a limit on social media I’ve tried to take a step back from social media for a while and always struggle but …

2020-04-13: Using an iPad Mini 2 in 2020 My iPad Pro is out of action so I switched back to a 2013 iPad Mini that we have in the household. …

2020-04-12: How to erase your iPad when the screen and buttons are damaged I’m not going into details on this one yet but I needed to remotely wipe my beloved iPad Pro …

2020-04-12: Get Animal Crossing: New Horizons Custom Designs I’m totally hooked on Animal Crossing and once I’d gotten to the point of having a …

2020-04-10: My favourite iPhone’s I’ve been less inspired to write but on pondering what to do I came up with an idea of sharing …

2020-04-04: Launching a podcast on Anchor As you’ll know if you follow me I finally got in gear and put out a new podcast. It’s …

2020-04-02: Launching a new podcast - HOME SCREENS Another creative project that I’ve kicked off as a distraction for both myself and hopefully …

2020-03-28: Logitech keyboard and trackpad case for iPad Pro 10.5” I’ve been looking at picking up a 2018 iPad Pro but after using iPadOS 13.4 for a few days I …

2020-03-27: Getting started with Apple Reminders I’m going through some testing of to do apps (I know, not again!) and as I’m doing this …

2020-03-27: Animal Crossing New Horizons is the distraction I need right now I’d never played an Animal Crossing game before until last week and I have to say with …

2020-03-25: iPad apps and links for homeschooling Like a lot of the world I’m looking for good iPad apps and any links that I can use to help my …

2020-03-24: Disney+ launches in the UK Really need a distraction, Disney+ app is out and working. Between Clone Wars and The Simpsons (30 …

2020-03-23: Everything coming to Disney+ in the UK Found this link super helpful, especially if you are looking at saving some money on the yearly sub …

2020-03-23: Planning your calendar using Things 3 If you follow me you’ll know I struggle with Things 3, mainly because of it’s lack of …

2020-03-22: How to get the flimsy axe in Animal Crossing Mew Horizons I’m slowly but surely becoming addicted to Animal Crossing, especially with everything going …

2020-03-21: DOOM Eternal initial impressions Wow, it’s full on and anxiety inducing as usual. I’ve been a fan of DOOM all the way …

2020-03-21: The 2020 iPad Pro or a refurbished one? I know it’s seems like an odd time to be talking tech but I think it’s good to have a …

2020-03-20: First impressions of using a mouse on iPad with iPadOS 13.4 As I type this in the Wordpress app I’m suddenly finding that I go to look for the menu bar, …

2020-03-18: iPadOS cursor help Spotted this page on Apple talking about the new cursor support that has come in iOS 13.4. You …

2020-03-17: Tips for working from home I’ve been struggling to find the motivation to write about things like iPads with everything …

2020-03-15: Is Day One secretly using your microphone? I’m really scratching my head over this one. On looking at my Day One photo entries and found …

2020-03-15: 1000 days with the 10.5” iPad Pro I saw this on my phone the other day and realised the iPad Pro 10.5” still with it’s …

2020-03-14: #shotoniphone

2020-03-12: How to delete a perspective in OmniFocus for iOS I’m starting fresh and clearing down my OmniFocus setup and when looking at removing …

2020-03-12: Deleting social media apps off your phone I’m only a day in with taking a break but in that day I’ve noticed I’ve created …

2020-03-12: A deep dive into Rogue One Source: Star Wars Minute Podcast I’ve recently picked up a few new Star Wars podcasts and one …

2020-03-11: How to fix iCloud Keychain sync issues I’ve been restoring all of my devices and noticed that iCloud Keychain was out of sync between …

2020-03-11: Swapping social media for creativity I’ve noticed in the past (and rewriting this post as a reminder) that if I want to create more …

2020-03-10: An Orange Casio F-91w Had to pick up one of my favourite watches in one of my favourite colours. Currently £9.99. (On sale …

2020-03-10: Losing trust in Apple Music One of my go to soundtracks is Captain America and on going to listen I noticed that it wasn’t …

2020-03-10: How to give Apple Feedback about Apple Music I’ve spotted a few things including explicit language in tracks not marked as Explicit in Apple …

2020-03-10: Using iA Writer again I’ve been away for a while but I’m trying to get back in the habit of using iA Writer for my …

2020-03-10: NetNewsWire for iOS mini review Just a quick few thoughts on the new to iOS NetNewsWire RSS reader. I’ve been using Reeder for …

2020-03-09: iOS: How to set DuckDuckGo as your default search engine in Safari I’ve reset my iPhone to see if it fixes my iCloud sync issues and as I set it up I’m …

2020-03-08: Apple Music needs to allow you to flag explicit songs (Spotify does...) We have a family plan in the house and whilst my daughter was listening to it today I heard a swear …

2020-03-08: Casio G-Shock GBA-800 review I’ve been using the Casio G-Shock step tracker for a good few weeks now and feel like …

2020-03-07: Fixing iCloud sync problems Since setting up my iPad Pro and Mini again I think I might have a fix for my iCloud sync issues. …

2020-03-05: OmniFocus 3: How to move a project into a folder I’m getting more into using OF now as my main productivity app and some elements are not as …

2020-03-05: Pitaka Air for iPhone 11 Pro - long term review I picked up the Pitaka Air for my iPhone 11 Pro on 26th November 2019 and it’s become an …

2020-03-05: The quickest way to level up in Star Wars Battlefront 2 I’ve been playing Battlefront 2 for ages now but only just discovered the best mode to use to …

2020-03-03: Testing the iPad Pro 10.5” battery I’m having terrible battery performance on my iPad Pro, it’s a 2017 10.5” model …

2020-03-02: A review of the 12” MacBook after 3 years This might seem like a strange post for someone that lives on iOS but I’ve been using my …

2020-03-01: Finally giving up on Apple Reminders I bet you’re sick of hearing me write about productivity apps, especially Reminders but fear …

2020-03-01: Casio F-91w review after 1 year The Casio F-91w is still my go to no fuss watch, there’s a lot to love and at £20 or less then …

2020-02-29: Getting started with OmniFocus I’m back with a blank slate again on my productivity system and fallen back to my old …

2020-02-29: The simplicity of the Casio F-91W I’ve been wearing Casio’s since the 80’s and after testing out the really great …

2020-02-29: Listening to podcasts out of habit It occurred to me the other day that I’d had a podcast on for an hour and not taken in a …

2020-02-27: Getting started with online races in Gran Turismo Sport GT is one of my favourite game franchises of all time and whilst I’ve had it for a while it …

2020-02-27: An amazing iPad Pro setup Wow, I’m really jealous of the setup Habib has going on here. Looks so elegant and clean and …

2020-02-27: Why I can’t use Things 3 I’d love to be able to use Things 3 as my daily task manager. I love the Calendar integration …

2020-02-26: How to delete a shortcut I’m starting to get into using Shortcuts again and going to start to share my journey. …

2020-02-26: Don’t worry about engagement on your blog I’ve fallen into a bit of a trap after a great month stat wise in January to now seeing a 60% …

2020-02-26: A G-SHOCK with heart rate monitoring and GPS This announcement looks pretty interesting from Casio. I’m enjoying my step tracker G-SHOCK …

2020-02-25: Is Disney Plus worth it in the UK? With Disney Plus just a month away in the UK and the newly announced £49.99 a year I think this is a …

2020-02-24: The Simpsons isn’t coming to Disney Plus in the UK This was expected to be honest given how much SKY have got a grip on the UK Market. Spotted this …

2020-02-23: Casio G-SHOCK 800 vs the Apple Watch I feel like I’ve used the G-SHOCK enough now to get a feel for the differences I’ve …

2020-02-22: Moving my Newsletter from REVUE I’ve enjoyed sharing my thoughts via the newsletter but the service I’ve been using is …

2020-02-22: The Wordpress iOS app is slowly making me want to leave Wordpress I’ve had my niggles with the Wordpress for iOS app for a while but in the last couple of …

2020-02-22: Casio G-Shock GBA 800 first impressions I’m a couple of days in with the G-SHOCK 800 and it’s been a nice step back from something too …

2020-02-20: Lego Saturn V build Really enjoyed this build, not too tricky in the end and looks great.

2020-02-20: Is the iPad Pro 10.5” a good buy in 2020? I’ve been using my 10.5” iPad Pro now for almost 3 years and along with it’s Smart …

2020-02-19: A one page iPhone setup I’m simplifying my setup (again!) after falling out with several third party apps and going …

2020-02-13: February iPhone Home Screen Few new apps I’m testing out this month Productive: help me with habit tracking Todoist: yup …

2020-02-13: My experience with setting up family sharing on iOS I finally decided to eat that frog and stop putting off the worst thing I could imagine setting up …

2020-02-12: iPhone 11 Pro durability report 5 months in Coming up to five months so thought I would share how my iPhone 11 Pro is holding up. This time …

2020-02-12: Should you leave background app refresh enabled on iOS? Yesterday I looked at whether you should be closing apps after using them and the overwhelming …

2020-02-11: Do you leave iOS apps open? I know I don’t have to close an app as soon as I’m done but I find I’m still in the habit of doing …

2020-02-11: Don’t put habits into your to do app I’ve been trying my best at changing a few things and bundled everything into my current To Do app …

2020-02-08: Star Wars might be better suited sticking to TV If you’ve been following me for a bit you’ll know I’m a massive Star Wars fan. I …

2020-02-08: The importance of getting out of the house I’m not sure working at home has been good or is good for me, getting out of the house is …

2020-02-07: RSS has replaced my need for Apple News It’s finally time to delete Apple News from my devices. Reeder has completely removed my need …

2020-02-07: Peek-a-view: a non destructive photo viewing app This is one of those apps that you don’t realise you need until someone creates it, a really …

2020-02-07: Amazon app auto playing video on launch I’ve deleted the Amazon app from my devices (probably a good thing for my wallet!) thanks to …

2020-02-06: How to turn off the block editor in Wordpress for iOS Writing up a post this morning took me 3 times as long with the new block editor in the Wordpress …

2020-02-06: Apple Watch may outsell traditional watches but the brands don’t need to make one Now I’ve been getting back into traditional watches I feel like I can weigh in a bit here and give …

2020-02-05: iPad multitasking and where it’s at in general There’s been a few articles over the last couple of weeks where the iPad has been picked …

2020-02-03: Making a quieter Twitter I’m really not using Twitter much these days, I tend to have a flurry of tweets then go quiet …

2020-02-02: Star Wars: The rise of Skywalker - Lego Microfighters These are great little Lego sets, takes less than 30 minutes to build and look great.

2020-02-02: #shotoniphone city night mode Went out yesterday to a musical (Book of Mormon, which is amazing by the way!) and took a few night …

2020-01-31: Should you buy an Apple Watch Series 2? I’ve got a complicated relationship with my Apple Watch, very much love/hate at the moment. On …

2020-01-30: Podcast appearance: iPad Pros Had a lot of fun chatting with Tim about using the iPad Mini as my main iPad, thanks for having me …

2020-01-30: Use the technology that works for you With the iPad turning 10 this year I’m seeing articles from people like me that celebrate …

2020-01-28: Looking back at the original iPad I still have mine, on an old iOS but like the original iPhone I keep it around to remember where it …

2020-01-27: Reminders doesn’t work on the series 2 Apple Watch I’ve tried and tried but I’ve come to the conclusion that Apple Reminders doesn’t …

2020-01-27: Using a mouse on the iPad I have to be honest I haven’t used a mouse with my iPad much since it was introduced in iPadOS …

2020-01-26: Being consistent Being consistent is something I’ve always struggled with, I have flourishes of being really …

2020-01-25: LEGO retiring the NASA Apollo Saturn V set If like me you’ve been after this set for a while you might want to jump on it. I’ve had …

2020-01-25: Flexibits teases an all new Fantastical I’ve really gotten into using Fantastical over the last few months and particularly enjoy the …

2020-01-24: How to turn off iCloud backup There’s been a lot of talk about Apple not offering encrypted backups over the last week, …

2020-01-24: Download The Witcher soundtrack I’ve enjoyed The Witcher Netflix series and today the soundtrack got added to Apple Music. …

2020-01-23: My January 2020 iPad home screen I love sharing how I’m using my devices and here’s another monthly update on how my …

2020-01-23: App badges don’t help my productivity Waking up and being faced with this red 22 to remind me how much I have on my plate makes things …

2020-01-22: Getting creative It’s been quiet on the blog but I have been thinking about what I can do for creative projects …

2020-01-19: iPhone 11 Pro after 4 months On checking my DayCount app this morning I realised I’ve had my 11 Pro for 120 days now so …

2020-01-18: How to track steps with an Apple Watch using Pedometer ++ Working at home it’s easy to forget to move and get some exercise in so moving into new habits …

2020-01-16: How to change the workout metrics on your Apple Watch Like a lot of people that work at home I want to get more active and remember to get away from my …

2020-01-16: Favourite iOS widgets It’s strange, they’ve been around forever but I’ve only really started using them …

2020-01-15: Why I still prefer my iPad Pro I’ve been swapping between macOS and iPadOS almost daily for the last couple of months and …

2020-01-15: Daily review in OmniFocus I’m back using OmniFocus and one of the features I’m glad I have back is the Forecast …

2020-01-14: Figuring out what to write about I’ve always seen my blog as somewhere I can share my passions, not one thing but across …

2020-01-12: The Clone Wars Season 2 So I’m off season 1 and onto Season 2 and wow does it start darker straight away. Some new …

2020-01-10: Deleting the Reminders app Following on from my Zombie Reminders post I deleted all of my lists and yet the reminders keep …

2020-01-10: Switching to the official Twitter app let me use Twitter less I’ve been giving the official Twitter app a go based on the fact I can’t see likes etc …

2020-01-09: Zombie Apple Reminders This is a good one, so I recently purged everything out of Reminders and it’s iCloud database. …

2020-01-09: A sticker pack to help you say no Saying no to something isn’t always easy but with the Decline sticker pack it makes things a …

2020-01-08: Reducing my podcast consumption A week or so ago I was listening to a tech podcast and I realised I had little interest in what was …

2020-01-07: NASA iPhone and iPad Wallpaper I’ve been a fan of the NASA app app for a while but only really just started using it for …

2020-01-07: Casio AE1200, the only digital watch you’ll need If you’ve been following along I’m taking a step back from the Apple Watch, something …

2020-01-05: iPad Rotation Anyone else still having rotation issues? I get this almost daily but wondering if it’s down …

2020-01-05: Where’s Chewbacca after The Rise of Skywalker? Spoilers for The Rise of Skywalker ahead…. Chewie will always be my favourite character in …

2020-01-05: The Clone Wars season 1 Appreciate I’m late to the game here but over the last month I’ve picked up Star Wars: …

2020-01-04: Does anyone still use Flickr? I wanted to scratch my photography itch and mistakenly installed Flickr. It seems like nobody is …

2020-01-04: How to make Apple Notes have a light background I live in dark mode on iOS 13 but I don’t like having a dark background on Apple Notes. The …

2020-01-03: Apollo 11 Soundtrack Link Along with one of my favourite documentaries I’ve seen in a while the soundtrack is …

2020-01-03: How to create a project in Todoist I use projects to either break down a large task e.g. decorate living room or to group tasks such as …

2020-01-02: Second viewing of The Rise of Skywalker So I’ve been back and watched it for a second time with my family and I have to say I still …

2020-01-02: Taking control of the time you spend on Twitter I’ve been trying to reduce the amount of time on Twitter and I’ve found the following …

2020-01-01: How Matt uses Notion to track his life Source: Birchtree As someone else who is trying to track stuff I’ve dabbled with Notion but in …

2020-01-01: New year, new productivity app I’ve needed to simplify a bit over the break and made the switch back to Todoist. Todoist has …

2020-01-01: Archer watch straps I’ve discovered what might be my favourite watch straps that are available on my traditional …

2019-12-31: Blogging in 2019, a year in review I’ve tried to post daily here and looking back I can see it’s had a big impact on the …

2019-12-31: End of 2019 iPhone home screen Been a lot going on so I’ve trimmed my home screen down as I get through the Christmas period. …

2019-12-30: Bulova lunar pilot on a canvas strap Just got through an Archer canvas strap and I think it looks great.

2019-12-30: How to get missing Lego kit pieces This is the first time it’s happened to me but Lego offers a really great site for replacing …

2019-12-30: Fitting a nato strap to a Citizen eco drive I’ve not tried a NATO before so I picked up a Sniper Bay on Amazon for £14 and tried it on a …

2019-12-30: 100 days later with the iPhone 11 Pro I noticed today that I’m 100 days in with my iPhone 11 Pro so thought it sounded like a good …

2019-12-29: Bulova Lunar Pilot watch unboxing I’ve become fascinated with watches again after taking a break from my Apple Watch. In …

2019-12-29: How I’m using the iPad Mini 5 I have to admit that a few months ago my iPad mini 5 was put in a drawer but over the last few weeks …

2019-12-28: Gumtree is full of scammers If you’re planning on selling anything over the holidays I’d recommend against using …

2019-12-24: Merry Christmas Just wanted to take a moment to wish all of my readers a Merry Christmas. I’m taking a break …

2019-12-20: Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker first viewing impressions Still coming to terms with this being the last of the Skywalker Saga and the last John Williams …

2019-12-18: Apple Watch durability I’ve broken a screen or two in my time with Apple Watch from a fall but overall I’m …

2019-12-18: How to delete iPhone apps from the update screen I didn’t realise this was possible but on reviewing the latest app updates I discovered you …

2019-12-17: Silicon Valley Season 6 now on UK iTunes Link Silicon Valley has been one of my favourite TV shows of the last 10 years and the final season …

2019-12-17: Casio G-Shock 5610 - An affordable space watch Two things I’m into are space and watches and more recently I’ve gotten into researching …

2019-12-15: Adding emoji to Apple Notes folders My apple Notes sync issue seems to have bedded down now and I’m using it again slowly. One …

2019-12-14: iOS 13, a lot of little paper cuts As I’m using the latest public builds of iOS 13 I’m still amazed at the number of UI …

2019-12-14: watchOS 6.1.1 follow up I’m a couple of days in with my series 2 on the latest watchOS and it’s settled down …

2019-12-12: Blogging, a year in review: Where my traffic comes from I’m going to write up a few posts on blogging rather than just tech stuff as I thought it …

2019-12-11: Don’t update to watchOS 6.1.1 on the series 2 Apple Watch I’d hold off updating to the latest watchOS version on the series 2 for now. Mine was stuck in …

2019-12-11: My favourite gear in 2019 I’ve actually not bought that much stuff this year but I wanted to share new gear that …

2019-12-10: My favourite iPhone apps of 2019 I’ll preface this by stating this isn’t the list of apps that came out this year but the …

2019-12-10: How much is a maxed out Mac Pro Ok, I can dream LOL. This includes the Pro XDR display BTW.

2019-12-10: Wunderlist shutting down in May 2020 My first to do app of choice and still one of my favourites, Wunderlist is finally being shut down …

2019-12-08: Continuing to write on the blog and the most popular types of posts Should I continue to blog is something that I’m asking myself as we round out 2019. I …

2019-12-07: Apple Watch vs a traditional Watch I’ve been wearing my mechanical watch a lot more lately but this week went back to the Apple …

2019-12-05: Pitaka Air for iPhone 11 Pro durability I’ve been using the Pitaka case for over a week now and wanted to do a durability check in.I …

2019-12-04: #shotoniphone night mode Lovely crisp evening last night with a clear sky. Handheld so couldn’t get more than 3 second …

2019-12-04: It’s hard to be productive with an Apple Watch Series 2 I’m dipping back into the Apple Watch after taking a break but on wearing the Series 2 for a …

2019-12-03: How is iPad rotation still an issue in 2019? Ah, my favourite iOS issue is back with a vengeance. With the latest public iOS release my iPhone …

2019-12-02: User hostile YouTube premium This was the last straw, watching a video via the iOS app and this message pops up under the video …

2019-12-01: Figuring out what to focus on I get lots of random thoughts and ideas throughout the day (I both love and hate this!) that either …

2019-11-30: How I’m managing my day with OmniFocus I’m a couple of weeks in with using OmniFocus exclusively and it’s actually starting to …

2019-11-29: Pitaka Air for iPhone 11 Pro review I’ve been using the Pitaka Air for a few days now and wanted to share my thoughts on what …

2019-11-28: A shortcut for day trips I’m taking baby steps with shortcuts and this time I’m actually getting it. I’ve …

2019-11-27: Giving up on The Mandalorian It’s not out in the UK for another 4 months but with the BBC ruining it with spoilers for me …

2019-11-26: Pitaka Air Case for iPhone 11 Pro Unboxing I’ll have a full review but wanted to post some images now I’ve unboxed. First …

2019-11-26: Is spotlight on iOS broken for you too? This iOS bug just my problem? I know spotlight has it’s moments but I’ve been finding it …

2019-11-25: BBC puts The Mandalorian spoilers on it’s front page Sigh, I’ve done my best to avoid spoilers for The Mandalorian but now BBC continues it’s …

2019-11-25: How to get better battery life on the Apple Watch At the moment I’m using the Apple Watch sporadically whilst I figure out where it fits in my …

2019-11-24: iPhone home screen (Nov 2019) Sticking with a fairly basic home screen this month. Loved snapseed to the main page now I’m …

2019-11-24: Patina on the Apple iPhone 11 Pro leather case I’m still unhappy with most iPhone cases but now I’ve been using the leather case a bit …

2019-11-23: How to watermark an image on iPhone or iPad Seeing my images being used in scams isn’t particularly nice so I’ve done a little …

2019-11-22: A foldable phone I’m actually excited for Wow, how did I miss this announcement - well I know I’m pretty much off the internet right now …

2019-11-22: Setting up OmniFocus (again) I go away but have found I always come back to OmniFocus (OF). OF still remains one of the quickest …

2019-11-21: How to fix No Audio error on Apple CarPlay I’m not sure if this bug is specific to my make and model of car but I’ve finally found …

2019-11-21: iOS 13.2.3 fixes iOS So we’re a couple of months in with iOS 13 and it struck me that after updating to iOS 13.2.3 …

2019-11-20: How I’ve felt with a week off Twitter and YouTube This started as soon as Disney+ came out, see we don’t have it in the UK. I jokingly thought …

2019-11-20: Fixing Notes sync in iOS 13 I wanted to post a follow up on my Notes sync issues as I’ve been testing it in the background …

2019-11-19: Casio G-Shock 5610, a week on the wrist I’ve been wearing my trust Casio F-91w on and off for a few weeks now but been looking over at …

2019-11-17: It’s ok not to post daily I’ve put pressure on myself in the past to post something everyday but if you’re not …

2019-11-17: Using an iPhone 11 Pro without a case I’ve switched cases now almost weekly and not happy with any of them. The thing is that each …

2019-11-14: Remembering how great Wunderlist is I used Wunderlist quite happily as soon as it came out until it was picked up by Microsoft but in a …

2019-11-14: Tracking habits using the Theme system by Cortex I’ve been using the Cortex Theme System as my journal for a week or so now and the one part …

2019-11-13: Casio F-91w long term review It’s hard to have grown up in the 80’s and not have a love for Casio watches. It’s …

2019-11-13: Alternatives to Apple Notes As you’ll know if you read my blog I’m struggling somewhat with iCloud. I’m now at …

2019-11-12: Why I cancelled Apple Arcade I’ve been a paying member of Apple Arcade for a month but in the end we decided to cancel it. …

2019-08-17: Love going to Giffords Circus, 5th year in a row and always brings a smile to my face.

2019-08-15: Base building in No Man’s Sky

2019-08-14: Enjoying the latest No Man’s Sky update

2019-08-14: Ready to go into No Man’s Sky

2019-08-14: If anyone finds my lightning to 3.5mm adaptor please let me know… 😀

2019-08-14: Turns out you can’t do much with an external keyboard cover on the iPad Mini. Too small to be …

2019-08-14: Loving this little thing

2019-06-07: Needed an external drive to backup our photos before selling the iMac. Wow this external ssd is …

2019-06-07: Had another look at a 12.9” new style iPad Pro. Just can’t bring myself to spend MacBook Pro money …

2019-06-07: I’m done with running beta 1 on my iPhone, caught me out too many times. Still running it on the …

2019-06-07: Now WWDC is done with I can finally remove the Twitter app off my devices again.

2019-06-06: I love this little bar in Reminders on iOS 13

2019-06-06: Next post I’m working on. Looking forward to finishing up this one.

2019-06-05: iPad Mini box makes a good helmet stand it turns out.

2019-06-05: My notes have sorted themselves out now I deleted all of them and started again. Lost all my …

2019-06-04: iPadOS is pretty stable in my testing this morning. I’m loving the new home screen layout.

2019-06-03: Looking forward to seeing all the iPad goodies at WWDC

2019-06-03: Happy WWDC kick off. Last day of a stable iOS device for me and can’t wait.

2019-06-02: Would anyone be interested in joining my slack room? I’ve had one for a while but now I’m off …

2019-06-02: Any recommendations for an external ssd? I’m leaning towards Samsung.

2019-06-01: Was worth a try…

2019-06-01: Current iOS lineup

2019-06-01: Thought I’d try Revue for doing a newsletter but it just doesn’t work on iPad in Safari for me 😔

2019-05-31: Managed to get out for a lunchtime walk. Humid here in the UK today.

2019-05-31: Incoming post on iPhone durability

2019-05-31: Received my first positive feedback on my writing via my contact page, feeling great about my …

2019-05-30: Managed to get out this morning for a local walk.

2019-05-30: Morning walk

2019-05-30: Devices…

2019-05-30: Now I’m done with Twitter I’m really getting back into RSS. I’ll write up a post on how I’m using it …

2019-05-30: Feeling pretty good about moving to micro from twitter so far. Bit of distance helped me realise I …

2019-05-30: Step 1

2019-05-28: Morning all. Feeling glad to be part of this community. Been so positive so far and had loads of …

2019-05-28: New desktop amp

2019-05-27: Simple setup

2019-05-27: When you remember it’s a bank holiday 😁

2019-05-26: Loving the new strat

2019-05-25: New guitar day

2019-05-25: Happy weekend everyone

2019-05-23: Thinking about changing up my setup. ljpuk.blog/2019/05/2…

2019-05-22: Lusting after a Sony RX100

2019-05-22: Loving the iPad Mini 5, so much it’s completely got me rethinking my setup.

2019-05-22: So which Micro.blog client are people using? I’m liking Icro

2019-05-22: My new coworker in my home office

2019-05-22: ok, i now a paying member as I want to support the efforts here and give me somewhere to share …

2019-05-21: iPad Mini Photography workflow Aside from loving the smaller form factor I’m also loving the screen on the new iPad Mini so …

2019-05-20: Picking up an iPad Mini (again) I almost picked up an iPhone 8 to have as a testing device to write about the new iOS but it hit me, …

2019-05-19: #shotoniphone Walk out in the local woods this afternoon. iPhone XS, stock camera app and edited with Darkroom.

2019-05-19: Moving back to posting short form using Micro.blog. Makes sharing quick thoughts so much easier.

2019-05-19: Closing my Amazon Affiliate account and a knock back I’m trying not to get down about this email. I didn’t start the affiliate account thinking I’d be …

2019-05-19: Stop messing with your site theme This is a message to future Lee and maybe others who are like me. I’ve gotten into the habit again …

2019-05-17: #shotoniphone Shot on iPhone XS, stock camera app and edited with Darkroom.

2019-05-17: How to get GoodTask to display the entire task name I knew this should be in there somewhere, I had a play with the settings and now I can see the …

2019-05-17: A GoodTask change I’d like to see I’ve been enjoying my time with GoodTask but I’ve hit a display issue that has me rethinking my app …

2019-05-17: Moving social media to my iPad and being more intentional I’m constantly trying to get better at managing my social media time and I thought the best first …

2019-05-16: iPhone XS mid term review I tend to write about my hardware when I get it and at the half way point in the year. I like to do …

2019-05-16: Reviewing your stuff I’ve not normally actively reached out for review units and apps but in light of testing the Pixel …

2019-05-16: How I’m using GoodTask I wrote that I wanted to stick with iCloud and if you’ve followed me for a while you’ll know that …

2019-05-15: Why I returned the Google Pixel 3a I used the Google Pixel for just under a week but in the end I decided to return it within my return …

2019-05-15: How I’m using tags in Bear I’ve come to really enjoy Bear again after a brief hiatus. I tried my best to use Apple Notes …

2019-05-15: iPhone XS home screen Refreshed my iPhone and coming back from Android decided to try some new apps. GoodTask for my to …

2019-05-14: My hopes for WWDC 2019 We are only a matter of weeks away from WWDC so I wanted to (as it traditional) jot down some …

2019-05-14: How I’m blogging short form posts from Bear I’m trying to stay off Social media a bit more limiting myself to about 20 minutes a day. The side …

2019-05-13: Moving back to iOS I’m back on the iPhone XS after 4 days on Android and I’ve got a lot of thoughts. I’ll be posting up …

2019-05-12: Google Pixel 3a case review I’m not a huge fan of cases but the fabric finish of the official Google case hooked me in. I …

2019-05-12: iPhone XS screen vs Google Pixel 3a Switching back and forth between the iPhone and Pixel I was struck with how much narrower the Pixel …

2019-05-12: Google Nest Hub review To preface this review I need to state up front that I’m new to Android and haven’t been …

2019-05-11: How to use AirPods with a Google Pixel I’m a big fan of the AirPods and as nice as it is to have a headphone jack on the Pixel …

2019-05-11: Making your iPhone XS feel like a Google Pixel 3a I’ve posted quite a bit about my love for the feeling of the Pixel, it’s warm, …

2019-05-11: Google Pixel 3a build quality One thing I’ve seen in some reviews of the Pixel is the cheaper materials being seen as a …

2019-05-11: 3 tips for moving to the Google Pixel 3a from an iPhone I’ve been struggling to get my head around Android but something finely clicked yesterday. …

2019-05-10: Google Pixel 3a vs iPhone XS outdoor photography Some more photography tests with the new Google Pixel 3a, still super impressed with the quality of …

2019-05-10: Pixel 3a vs iPhone XS indoor photography comparison Now I have the Pixel 3a in hand my main driver is photography so expect to see a few posts this week …

2019-05-10: How to take a screenshot on the Pixel 3a Not immediately obvious for me but to save a screenshot on the Pixel you press and hold the power …

2019-05-10: My Pixel 3a home screen I’m still getting to grips with Android but here’s my setup. Messaging seems a mess but …

2019-05-10: Initial impressions of the Pixel 3a I’ve had the Pixel 3a for an evening and wanted to share some really quick good and bad things …

2019-05-08: Don’t buy your SIM free phone from Carphone Warehouse I’ve been browsing around looking at different ways to get a Pixel 3a and came across this …

2019-05-08: What I’d like Apple to borrow from the Google Pixel 3a I wasn’t expecting to watch Google IO yesterday but when I saw the introduction of the Pixel …

2019-05-07: Falling back to iCloud I’ve been playing with a lot of third party productivity apps and you know what I’ve discovered - …

2019-05-07: Following your own advice Since restoring my iPhone a few weeks ago I’ve fallen back into the trap of the modern …

2019-05-06: The iOS 13 Reminders app An interesting post over at Bloomberg about iOS 13 dropped today and I’m more interested in it …

2019-05-06: A new Reminders app One of the more interesting points in the iOS 13 article by 9to5 was the mention of a new Reminders …

2019-05-06: Hasbro Legends Iron Man Helmet review If you’ve followed me long enough you’ll know I’m partial to the Hasbro legends …

2019-05-06: Framing a poster I try to surround myself with stuff I love, particularly in my home office. I don’t have loads …

2019-05-05: #shotoniphone Trip out to Big Pit. iPhone XS, portrait and stock camera app.

2019-05-04: #shotoniphone Trip out to Lacock Abbey today, one of the first trips I didn’t take my DSLR and just went …

2019-05-02: Using third party iOS camera apps and low light photography I’ve tried a lot and have a few installed including Halide and Moment (for RAW) but always …

2019-05-02: Using Bear (again) I started and stopped using Bear about a month ago but after struggling to organise with Apple Notes …

2019-05-01: Funko Avengers: Endgame Captain America New desk buddy from the Funko Endgame line.

2019-05-01: Hyper Grape Nike Sport Loop unboxing After trying one on in store I really liked the colour but it was out of stock for weeks. On a whim …

2019-05-01: Every Apple Watch band ever released I’ve been going back to reading forums lately and came across this amazing thread I wanted to …

2019-05-01: A look back at iOS 5 folders I’m in the process of getting ready to reset my original iPad but thought it would be fun to …

2019-04-30: How to get photos off an original iPad Yes, I’m revisiting some old tech and first up is my original iPad from 2010. It’s full …

2019-04-30: My original iPad Wow, it starts up. On iOS 5.1.1! let’s see what happens once I get it all back setup.

2019-04-30: How to unsubscribe from an RSS feed in Reeder 4 It may be that it’s early and my brain hasn’t woken up but when messing around with …

2019-04-30: iPhone XS home screen This months home screen update. No huge changes here, updated to match my iPad one from the other …

2019-04-29: Slowly moving my reading back to RSS.

2019-04-29: What’s up with the Apple News Today view? I’ve given up using Apple News, mainly because of the Today view that is constantly broken for …

2019-04-29: I spend time trying my best to write thoughtful posts and my most read one is “how to factory reset …

2019-04-29: Bumblebee hits iTunes One of my favourites from last year, Bumblebee has been released on iTunes today. As an 80’s …

2019-04-28: IPad Pro home screen (April ‘19) Thought I’d post an update to my home screen on my iPad Pro 10.5”. Recently newly setup …

2019-04-27: Second viewing of Avengers: Endgame. Still loved it. Less anxious watching it this time so I could …

2019-04-27: Going dark I’ve been playing with my blog theme for a while but have settled on a darker look to the …

2019-04-27: One change to my morning routine that’s improved my day I’ve made a slight tweak to my morning routine that seems to be having an overall positive …

2019-04-27: iPad Pro 10.5 vs iPad Mini I used a mini for almost two weeks before moving back to the 10.5. I didn’t use the 10.5 once …

2019-04-26: Avengers: Endgame soundtrack now on Apple Music It goes without saying, don’t listen to this unless you’ve seen the movie. Listen on …

2019-04-26: So many thoughts on Endgame, so much processing to do. Looking forward to getting my thoughts out …

2019-04-25: Why I returned the iPad Mini 5 As you know if you’ve been following me lately I’ve enjoyed using my 5th generation iPad Mini so it …

2019-04-25: Avengers: End Game initial impression It stuck the landing, a long but satisfying end to the Infinity Saga. So many thoughts but …

2019-04-25: Schedule your Twitter time You know I struggle with social media, I got into Twitter pretty deep and needed to get out and …

2019-04-24: Fooled myself thinking I could remove all writing apps from my devices and rely on the Wordpress …

2019-04-24: Using the iPad Mini 5 as a notebook I’ve finally gotten to use my new 5th generation iPad Mini in work meetings and to manage my …

2019-04-24: Started listening to digital minimalism, interesting so far. After staring it though I’m suddenly …

2019-04-24: Just be you Something changed for me in the last year with my writing and based on feedback I’m getting …

2019-04-22: Why I deleted YouTube from my devices and stopped using the service YouTube has become worse for me over the last few years both as a distraction (all on me) and …

2019-04-22: Using the iPad Mini to read comic books I’ve been enjoying my time so far with the iPad Mini 5th generation and have finally had some …

2019-04-22: Get your Earth Day badge today No excuses not to get this one, all you need to do is any workout for 30 minutes today to get a …

2019-04-21: Back to deleting social media apps off my iPhone (aside from Micro.blog) to allow me to update my …

2019-04-21: Turning off comments I’ve been getting so much spam recently that outweighed the good ones so I’ve followed …

2019-04-21: Using the iPad Mini as a Kindle alternative A big draw for getting an iPad Mini for me was using it to read. I find the larger iPad (my …

2019-04-20: First day with the iPad Mini So I’ve had my first day of using the iPad Mini 5th generation and I have to admit I’m …

2019-04-20: A shortcut to create a food diary in DayOne Since getting the iPad Mini weirdly I’ve been doing a lot more with shortcuts. I’ve been …

2019-04-20: Building a prompted shortcut to help me with daily journal practice. Hoping I can get it to ask me …

2019-04-20: Do older iPad Mini accessories work with the new one? I doubted the answer I got in the Apple store today when I picked up my 5th generation iPad mini but …

2019-04-19: The 5th generation iPad Mini It’s in the house finally, I picked up a 5th generation iPad Mini that I want to use for …

2019-04-19: All the rumours are true - Cuphead is very hard… I’m about ½ an hour in and not …

2019-04-17: Using the Nintendo Switch to watch YouTube As I’ve already shared my iPad is going on a repair trip so I went over to my Switch as my …

2019-04-17: Since packing up the iPad and putting it away to send back I’ve been using the Switch to watch …

2019-04-17: Nintendo Switch durability after 2 years It’s been a couple of years since I’ve had a Switch and thought I’d share how its …

2019-04-16: My MacBook keyboard is broken I was waiting for this day, yes the dreaded keyboard failures on the new flatter Apple laptop …

2019-04-16: Apple News stops syncing between devices I’ve been using Apple News on and off for a while but in the last month or so it’s …

2019-04-16: When I say use my devices less I really mean my iPhone. I want to be more present and allow myself …

2019-04-16: As an experiment I’ve taken all of the optional apps off my iPhone in a bid to use my devices less. …

2019-04-15: I’m having a lot of problems with Apple News, watch this space for a post.

2019-04-15: Dropping writing apps I’ve dabbled with lots of writing apps over the last few years on iOS, from iA Writer to the …

2019-04-15: Using a second generation iPad Mini in 2019 We’ve had our iPad Mini 2 for a while as you can see and here in 2019 it’s still in …

2019-04-15: After looking at different journal options decided to stick in with DayOne, it’s a nice app and …

2019-04-15: My blog isn’t currently available in Apple News and requires a financial investment from me to make …

2019-04-14: Checking Twitter less Today I set a Reminder: I’m hoping this gets me back to only checking Twitter weekly. Between …

2019-04-14: Lots of great Star Wars content over the last few days at Celebration. Been good following along …

2019-04-14: iPad Air vs iPad Pro 10.5” I’ve been following the reviews on the new iPad Air particularly as someone that uses the …

2019-04-13: Where’s R2D2 in Star Wars Episode IX? I loved the new trailer but there’s an absence that fills me with a little dread for one of my …

2019-04-13: The Millennium Falcon goes back to it’s roots in Star Wars Episode IX A main character and one of my favourites in the Star Wars series, the Millennium Falcon looks to be …

2019-04-13: A look at Rey’s lightsaber in Star Wars Episode IX As you know I share my passions on the blog, one of these and a massive influence on me is Star …

2019-04-13: My 2019 iPad setup I’ve been talking a lot about new iPads over the last few months and thought it was about time …

2019-04-12: Switching back to an iPhone 7 Plus I went back to a 7 Plus for a day in a bid to remove pain points from using an iPhone XS daily but …

2019-04-12: Sharing to your Wordpress blog from Bear After recently making the switch over to the notes app Bear I needed to see how good my options were …

2019-04-12: Will Disney+ stream in 4K HDR? Yes, major news for those of us that have only previously purchased MCU movies in 1080p on iTunes. …

2019-04-12: All of The Simpsons will stream on Disney+ Disney buying Fox meant that they also had The Simpsons. Well if like me you’re a fan (up …

2019-04-12: What Marvel shows are on Disney+? Most of the rumours were true and the line up of Marvel shows look great. The Falcon and The Winter …

2019-04-12: When will Disney+ launch in the UK? In short it’s vague, I’ve asked for a roadmap but doubt I’ll get it. The service …

2019-04-11: How to stay up to date with Star Wars Celebration at home This week marks the start of Star Wars Celebration in Chicago, something definitely on my bucket …

2019-04-09: How to stop your iPhone XS dialling in your pocket Argh, my iPhone XS has been dialling my wife from my pocket multiple times a day and after doing it …

2019-04-09: #shotoniphone Straight off the iPhone XS.

2019-04-09: Avoiding Avengers:Endgame spoilers So close now so I’m in full avoid any possible spoilers mode. To aid in this I’ll be …

2019-04-08: #shotoniphone Spot the ruins of a Castle here in Wales? Shot on iPhone XS and edited with Darkroom.

2019-04-08: Enabling Todoist vacation mode I’m trying out Todoist again and when messing around I discovered vacation mode. I don’t …

2019-04-07: Building my Bear notes setup Somethings clicked for me with the notes app Bear. I’ve used it before but since trying Drafts …

2019-04-06: Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse now available in the UK One of my favourite films of 2018 is now available in iTunes in the UK. This is maybe my favourite …

2019-04-04: I failed creating a journal in Apple Notes If you’ll remember last week I wrote down how to move from DayOne into Apple Notes, well …

2019-04-03: How to import themes into GoodTask I’ve been tinkering with GoodTask for a few weeks now and recently discovered the joy of being …

2019-04-02: Keeping social on a blog? I started using Micro.blog a little while ago now and although I don’t use it as a Twitter …

2019-04-01: Holding off on the iPad Mini 5 for now. As much as I’d love one I can’t justify the almost £600 for …

2019-03-30: iPad Mini now available in the UK for store pickup If you’re after an iPad Mini then good news, they are now showing up for in store pickup. …

2019-03-29: Using Apple notes as a Journal I’ve been slowly growing tired of trying third party apps on iOS. I’m not sure if it’s me getting …

2019-03-28: watchOS 5.2 released watchOS 5.2 came out last night and if you’re in the UK it’s now on…watchOS 5.2 came out last night …

2019-03-28: Creating more shortcuts Looks like my shortcut to share to Wordpress from Apple Notes went down well, thanks to everyone …

2019-03-27: Waiting on the iPad Mini 5 It’s been a strange week with the iPad Mini release date seemingly moving day by day. It’s extra …

2019-03-27: A shortcut to publish to Wordpress from Apple Notes After playing around this morning with Apple Notes publishing to Wordpress and with help from Greg …

2019-03-27: Testing again This is a Markdown post from Apple Notes Giving markdown within Apple Notes a go to post to my site. …

2019-03-27: # This is a Markdown post from Apple Notes Giving markdown within Apple Notes a go to post to my …

2019-03-27: Testing Ulysses for blogging Here’s another app for a writing workflow I’m testing. This is shared from Ulysses …

2019-03-27: Home screen update Made a few changes to my workflow so wanted to share a revised home screen. GoodTask: giving it …

2019-03-27: Apple Notes does more than I remember. Sharing to the blog via the share sheet means I can now use …

2019-03-27: Posting to Wordpress from Apple Notes Believe it or not this post was written in Apple Notes and posted to me blog via the share sheet. …

2019-03-26: A recurring Apple Watch workout bug About 50% of the time I take a walk I get this in my activity app. Anyone else?

2019-03-26: iOS 12.2 improves Apple Care + visibility This is a nice change I’ve just found. If you go to the settings app, then general, then about …

2019-03-26: Looking at an iPad Mini today and I’m again wishing Apple started us at 128GB instead of 64GB. Don’t …

2019-03-26: A new Apple Yesterday’s Apple keynote was certainly different and to be honest a little disappointing in …

2019-03-25: Using Ferrite to record guitar Feeling inspired by playing my favourite guitar today I realised that I could record my ideas onto …

2019-03-25: Looking at various retailers does look like the iPad Mini 5 is going to be in stores tomorrow. Shame …

2019-03-25: Get a view of your week with Eventail I’m trying to get better at being more productive and keeping an eye on what’s happening …

2019-03-24: Using Fantastical as a task manager I’ve used Fantastical on and off for years but with it’s ability to display calendars …

2019-03-22: Buying back my childhood (with vintage Star Wars toys) If you follow me on Twitter then you’ll know I love Star Wars and growing up in the 80’s …

2019-03-22: Disabling my Patreon account I’ve been trying and failing to do my best to support the site via Patreon. With this in mind …

2019-03-22: Do you use Apple News? I’m genuinely interested, at the moment my use has switched a bit to Reddit but I’m …

2019-03-21: Which iPad Mini should you buy? As you know I’m excited for the launch of the new iPad Mini but now it’s time to decide …

2019-03-20: New watch bands Apple have released new bands today along with the AirPods. I’m liking the new colours. …

2019-03-20: Captain Marvel shield baseball cap I needed a new cap to replace my ageing hockey one so after watching Captain Marvel I fancied a …

2019-03-20: Using the iPad Mini with your camera The more I’ve thought about the potential use cases for a new Mini the more I’m getting …

2019-03-20: When is the new iPad Mini out? Cancelled my online order in favour of going into the store. I did some digging and although Apple …

2019-03-19: CarPlay reliability issues I’ve been using CarPlay since I got my new Golf last year and it’s been solid until the …

2019-03-19: Why I’m excited for the new iPad Mini Along with a new Air, Apple introduced a new iPad Mini yesterday. The most surprising thing for me …

2019-03-19: The 10.5” iPad Pro becomes an Air Apple surprised us all with a couple of new iPads yesterday, an Air and Mini. As far as I can tell …

2019-03-14: I’m not expecting to see much of Thanos in Avengers End Game (mild spoiler post) The new trailer is out and it’s a good one. Doesn’t give much away (well a few things, …

2019-03-14: Building my GoodTask setup I’m feeling like I have a bit more headspace now I’m less active on social media and to …

2019-03-13: A simpler home screen Now I’m taking my break from Twitter I’ve taken the apps off my iPhone and simplified a …

2019-03-13: My 3 year old Apple Reminders bug I just noticed that I passed the three year anniversary of a bug I raised when trying to use …

2019-03-13: Making notes for an iOS 13 wish list. I’m at about 5 new things I’d like to see, mainly all iPad.

2019-03-13: Podcasting alone is hard When I started doing my little solo podcast it was easy, I had a few topics to discuss and could …

2019-03-12: WordAds earnings If you’re reading my blog you’ll know that I briefly flirted with ads to help me pay for …

2019-03-12: Captain Marvel soundtrack As you most probably know I enjoyed Captain Marvel and been listening to the soundtrack pretty much …

2019-03-12: Apple needs to explain this one Listening to a podcast yesterday and then reading this article I feel Apple need to get ahead of …

2019-03-12: Stepping back You’ve maybe noticed I’ve been quiet on Twitter for a few days, well I’ve not …

2019-03-12: So posting to Wordpress from micro isn’t really working for me. Think I’ll actually sign up and get …

2019-03-09: Wow F1 looks great in 4K HDR. Enjoying the new series on Netflix. Just a pity they didn’t have the …

2019-03-09: How many end credit scenes are in Captain Marvel? I won’t be posting spoilers on my site but this is useful non spoiler information that I think …

2019-03-09: Captain Marvel trip I’m pleased to report that Captain Marvel is awesome. I’ll post up my thoughts soon.

2019-03-09: I’m aiming to write up a post about dropping Twitter for a bit. It’ll be around posting to …

2019-03-08: Installing and deleting Memento I’m trying different apps that stick to iCloud and have installed both Memento and GoodTask. …

2019-03-07: The best screen protector for Nintendo Switch I’ve tested a few different screen protectors for the Switch but after recently needing to …

2019-03-07: How to download audiobooks on iOS I’ve mostly stopped listening to podcasts but still using audiobooks to help me on my walks or …

2019-03-06: Adding (and removing) ads I upgraded my Wordpress site to a premium site today and saw the options of adding some monetisation …

2019-03-06: Getting tempted by a new iPad Pro As you know I’ve been happy with my 10.5” but after getting frustrated with my MacBook …

2019-03-06: Looking at my storage use across my iPhone and iPad just reinforces for me the lack of 128GB model. …

2019-03-06: I’m stepping back from Twitter for now and concentrating on posting short micro posts like this or …

2019-03-06: How to backup DayOne Following on from my post on how I use DayOne I thought I’d show you how I back it up.

2019-03-06: How I use DayOne I’ve been using the journaling app DayOne since 2011 and it’s one of the only apps from …

2019-03-05: iOS 13 needs to embrace the keyboard After going back to my MacBook for a bit it’s become painfully obvious to me that iOS is …

2019-03-05: iOS 12.2 update I’ve had so many little UI niggles lately I though I’d finally use my developer account …

2019-03-04: Apple Watch Series 4 at six months I picked up the series 4 Apple Watch at the end of September 2018 and now at a few weeks before 6 …

2019-03-03: Location services and weather apps hate my iPad This one image sums up my ongoing issues with location services and the iPad. I have no idea …

2019-03-02: Using a HomePod as a soundbar replacement Our Sony soundbar has been playing up for a while but I decided we needed to replace it when the …

2019-03-02: #Shotoniphone Halide (raw) + Darkroom on iPhone XS.

2019-03-02: Photography apps I’m using I’m getting more and more into spending time editing and using RAW on my iPhone rather than …

2019-03-02: Appreciating the Star Wars prequels It’s 20 years ago this year that we saw the first of the prequels and as time has gone on I’ve come …

2019-03-01: Latest iOS Todoist update I’ve been an on and off user of Todoist for years but the latest update might make me stick …

2019-03-01: How to bring back swipe to complete in Todoist Personally I really like the addition of checkboxes in the latest Todoist update but not everyone …

2019-02-27: Star Wars- Always Came across this great fan edit video today and it gave me chills. It’s one of the best videos …

2019-02-25: The iPad and RSI When I started working on an iPad full time I was sold on the flexibility of the device but as time …

2019-02-21: A minimal iPad Pro home screen Now I’ve posted iOS Only going through my iPhone setup I wanted a quick share of my iPad Pro …

2019-02-21: Thoughts on a foldable phone I haven’t watched all of Samsung’s latest event but I did see the new Galaxy Fold, what …

2019-02-20: IOS Only: What’s on my iPhone Managed to get a podcast done (applause please…) now we have one feed again. I did a …

2019-01-27: Getting my gear on. Been ages since I sat down and enjoyed playing guitar but feel like I need to …

2019-01-27: I’m still finding my feet here on Micro.blog. I’ve added a link from my Wordpress and will continue …

2019-01-26: Downloading some Nintendo Switch games, starting off with Sega Megadrive Classics. Need a little …

2019-01-26: When I’m using the micro.blog app it can take 30 seconds to show my timeline. Normal?

2019-01-25: Found all my old Kenner Star Wars stuff, so many great memories. All cleaned and added to my geek …

2019-01-25: Ok, Micro.blog experts. What clients do you recommend? I’m using the official one at the moment. I’d …

2019-01-25: Going to be clearing down my 12” MacBook to sell. Not I’m doing iOS Only podcast and using my 10.5” …

2019-01-25: Patina coming along nicely on the iPhone XS case. I run it with no case most of the time but it’s …

2019-01-25: Finally got around to sorting our a subscription to Micro.Blog now I’m moving away from using …

2019-01-09: Totallee iPhone XS case review I’ve had a love hate relationship with cases for years and always end up using the iPhone …

2019-01-09: Can you put an Apple leather case in the washing machine? Yes and no 😀 Here’s my saddle brown before the washing machine. I’d already sanded off …

2019-01-08: How to turn off shuffle in the iOS 12 music app Believe it or not this isn’t as straightforward as you might think if you aren’t looking …

2019-01-08: Find your most listened to artists, songs and genres in Apple Music Wow, this amazing shortcut developed over at MacStories is phenomenal. If you want to see your most …

2019-01-08: Traffic update I’m really pleased with the performance of the blog since moving to Wordpress. The traffic has …

2019-01-08: Totallee jet white case for iPhone XS (unboxed) Just a few images of the unboxing experience until I can spend a few weeks reviewing.

2019-01-07: New year, new(ish) home screen New year so thought I’d test some new apps and share my first home screen of 2019. Things 3 …

2019-01-07: Things 3 dark mode (wow its a pretty app!) I thought I know I’ll finally get around to testing Things 3 dark mode - now I’m …

2019-01-07: Apple bringing airplay to smart TV’s This is pretty exciting stuff from Apple. The AirPlay page at Apple has had an update and it now …

2019-01-06: Apple opens up iTunes Wow, I’m in shock over this announcement by Samsung. So iTunes, movies, TV shows and AirPlay 2 …

2019-01-06: Your cellular iPad Pro might be bent I really wanted to stay off the iPad bend-gate train but afterthis post from Apple I had to add my …

2019-01-05: Don’t use an Apple Store for servicing your products Over the last year I’ve come to the realisation that I don’t actually like going to the …

2019-01-05: Getting a nice amount of traffic redirected from Micro.blog - thanks everyone.

2019-01-05: #shotoniphonexs Quite pleased with this iPhone shot that I got whilst at Bristol Zoo this week. This is just beyond …

2019-01-05: Blogging in 2019 Every year I ask myself about the state of blogging. In this age of social media it’s often …

2019-01-04: My latest iPad Pro problem Here’s the second shipping box sent to Apple in 4 weeks for my 10.5” iPad Pro. I love …

2019-01-04: So now I’m going to add some focus to the podcast, what frequency would you like to see? I’m …

2019-01-03: How to change to bold text on iOS I’ve been bumping up the font on iOS slowly over the last year or so but after switching my …

2019-01-03: Trying out a bolded text approach to iOS. I’ve been bumping up the font but thought I’d give bold a …

2019-01-03: Thinking about a theme of rather than resolutions for this year. It’s an interesting take on …

2019-01-02: Here’s my first (of many hopefully) from Micro.blog in 2019. I’m wanting to concentrate more on …

2019-01-02: Making it big on YouTube Turns out a headline like this one would get me better traffic on YouTube than something I wanted to …

2019-01-01: iPad Pro screen light bleed I’ve not long had this replacement iPad from Apple but noticed some light bleed near the home …

2018-12-30: Apps of 2018 I don’t normally do roundups on here but this year I thought I’d start a new tradition. …

2018-12-28: Capsicum, an app that combines productivity, notes and habits Capsicum has launched today and brings with it an app that reminds me of a paper journal and is a …

2018-12-28: Bandai Boba Fett 1/12 scale I imported this model a while ago and it’s taken me at least 8 months to get around to it but …

2018-12-27: Juggling Apple Cases Over the holidays I’m juggling the XS with no case, the Otterbox and the Apple Leather case. …

2018-12-27: How to create a custom watch face on your Apple Watch I’ve only really just gotten into creating my own watch faces and wanted to share how …

2018-12-23: How to reorder projects in OmniFocus I’ve started to use OmniFocus folders as my areas of focus, such as career and financial. …

2018-12-23: LJPUK Stats 2018 roundup Although I’m not setting the world alight with my content I’ve seen a steady increase in …

2018-12-23: Thanks Hi everyone, as we get to the end of the year I wanted to just say thanks to everyone that has read, …

2018-12-22: Video: Every Lego Star Wars set created Wow, came across this video showing every Lego Star Wars set in the archives. As a fan it’s …

2018-12-22: How did Google ship this? I’d already seen mixed reviews of the Pixel Slate but watching MKBHD reviewing it I’m …

2018-12-22: The Apple Watch in 2018 With 2018 coming to a close I thought I’d reflect back on some of the Apple products that have been …

2018-12-22: Apple ‘discounts ‘ hit the UK Looks like XR and XS sales continue to be a concern for Apple as it brings its increased trade in …

2018-12-21: Marvel Avengers Infinity War Otterbox iPhone XS case Took a while to get here from the states but I’ve had through the Otterbox Marvel series case. …

2018-12-21: PS4 Spider-Man adds the Sam Raimi movie suit I’ve always liked the Spider-Man suit from the Sam Raimi movies and yesterday it was added …

2018-12-20: The Mandalorian names it’s composer The Mandalorian Disney+ series has announced Ludwig Göransson as its composer, if you’re not …

2018-12-20: How to quickly get back home in OmniFocus Whilst listening to an episode of Mac Power Users there was a really great tip shared by David when …

2018-12-20: iPhone XS battery case pricing Before new products are announced I like to play a little guess the pricing game. With the pretty …

2018-12-19: #shotoniphonexs Only edits Cropped 'Magic Wand' tool applied

2018-12-19: Has Apple News gotten worse? As I’ve noticed Apple News slowly getting worse over the last few months I’ve started to …

2018-12-16: #shotoniphonexs Not the sharpest image but has the lighting perfect as how I remember it.

2018-12-15: Is Apple abandoning Reminders? I’ve been using Apple Reminders or at least its backend for years on and off and always …

2018-12-12: Don’t expect Disney+ in the UK Sadly when I read the following I dreaded thinking about what might happen for us in the UK. Notice …

2018-12-12: Things 3 adds dark mode Looks great on first look, I’ll have a dig into it later on.

2018-12-12: Don’t buy the Apple leather loop Durability isn’t great so I’d avoid getting the official Apple leather loop.

2018-12-12: How to quickly add a repeating task in OmniFocus I do a lot of repeating tasks and found creating them in OmniFocus a little time consuming. For each …

2018-12-11: An Anchor experiment Podcasting with as little friction as possible is where I’m currently at so I’ve moved …

2018-12-11: iPad Pro packed up and sent back to Apple for replacement. If you can’t get a genius appointment …

2018-12-11: How to build habits using OmniFocus I’ve used a few different apps over the years to try to build good habits but in the end they …

2018-12-10: My iPad needs to go in for repair so I’ll be clearing it down today. I’ll be iPad less for a week or …

2018-12-10: Really starting to commit to OmniFocus. Need a buddy brain to get me through the overwhelm.

2018-12-10: How to view tags in your forecast view (OmniFocus) A useful feature in OmniFocus 3 is the ability to add tags to your tasks. Whilst looking at the …

2018-12-10: How I use folders in OmniFocus I’ve had an on/off relationship with OmniFocus over the years but with a period of overwhelm …

2018-12-10: How to quickly move between emails on iOS Not sure why it’s taken me so long to spot this one but I’ve found a way to move quickly …

2018-12-09: Are iPhone sales really this bad? What’s happening at Apple marketing? In the last few weeks we’ve seen more and more …

2018-12-08: Will Thanos be the villain in Avengers: Endgame? I love this image of the Thanos armour in the new trailer. As per the comic books he looks to have …

2018-12-08: Hawkeye becomes Ronin in Avengers: Endgame This was a cool moment in the new Avengers trailer, Hawkeye appears to have embraced his dark side …

2018-12-08: Otterbox Symmetry (Star Wars edition) for iPhone XS review I’ve never been a fan of big cases and to be honest never really looked at an Otterbox but …

2018-12-07: Avengers: Endgame trailer Perfect trailer I think, more thoughts on an upcoming podcast.. Check it out.

2018-12-07: iPhone XS home screen (Dec ‘18) Last one for 2018 and a few changes. Todoist: I'm back using it for my to do app, more on this in a …

2018-12-06: How to watch Star Wars Galaxy of Adventures in the UK Myself and my daughter sat down to watch Star Wars Galaxy of Adventures on YouTube only to be …

2018-12-04: Podcasting going forward With the new year upon us and feeling a little down on my passion projects I’ve decided to …

2018-12-01: How I do a brain dump (GTD, capture, Apple Notes and TickTick) I was feeling overwhelmed and my TO DO apps weren’t serving me well so I did a brain dump to …

2018-11-30: My F1 drivers of 2018 I haven’t written about sports here before, so here goes… If you follow me on Twitter I …

2018-11-30: What I'm listening to (Nov '18) I thought I’d start to do something fun and share what I’m listening to each month, this …

2018-11-30: Writing about your passions When I started blogging back in 2008 I wrote about my main passion - guitars and music. I enjoyed …

2018-11-30: Bright spot on iPad Pro 10.5” I came across this thread on the MacRumours forums yesterday whilst investigating an issue I think I …

2018-11-29: Apple Watch Series 4, two months later I’ve been using the series 4 since the last week of September so wanted to put down some …

2018-11-29: The Wordpress iOS app needs some attention I’ve been using the Wordpress for iOS app for a while but lately it seems to be neglected. …

2018-11-29: We still don’t know how well the iPhone XR is selling In an interview with CNET Apple have responded to claims that the iPhone XR isn’t doing well …

2018-11-27: Setting up GoodTask Now I’m firmly in the using iCloud camp both Calendar and Reminders have become very important …

2018-11-26: iOS Only recording schedule At the moment my little podcast gets done once every one or two weeks and I’m trying to figure …

2018-11-26: How I organise Apple Reminders I’ve started to only use Apple apps these days, maybe I’m getting old or maybe I restore …

2018-11-26: Slowly building my readers.

2018-11-26: Ant-Man and the Wasp now out in the UK on iTunes Really looking forward to rewatching this one.

2018-11-26: The site and the podcast might be quiet for a little bit whilst I do some rethinking of the focus. …

2018-11-22: The official MCU timeline Marvel have released the official timeline of their movies, all makes sense to me. update: 2018: …

2018-11-22: What’s on my iPhone XS Another video from me about what’s on my iPhone. Head over to YouTube.

2018-11-21: How to save stories to read later in Apple News Thought I would started to do some video to highlight how to’s. Gives me practice and also …

2018-11-21: Hands on with the new iPad Pro https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-7y46e-9fcd69 Ljpuk.blog

2018-11-21: Editing my latest video on the iPad Pro turned out very enjoyable. LumaFusion really is an excellent …

2018-11-20: Desk Tour (edited on the iPad Pro) Quick LumaFusion experiment. See the video.

2018-11-18: I’m having a rethink about the podcast at the moment. I can’t tell which analytics to trust but if …

2018-11-18: Getting started with LumaFusion Thanks to the suggestion from Andy over at The Dent for suggesting LumaFusion for video editing on …

2018-11-18: So many create projects going around in my head. Expect to see some changes around the podcast and …

2018-11-17: Moving to the Apple podcast app The straw broke the camels back today when using Overcast. I’ve been having multiple issues …

2018-11-17: Don’t buy the Apple Silicone case I’ve never been a case guy but over the last few months I’ve been going between the …

2018-11-17: I’m finally free from Facebook At the beginning of the year I’d decided I’d had enough of contributing to …

2018-11-16: Hands on with the new iPad Pro I finally managed to spend some time with the new iPad Pro, both the 11” and 12.9”. I …

2018-11-16: I’ve stopped using Google on iOS I’ve had a love/hate relationship with Google and their services over the last year and …

2018-11-16: Will Chewie be in the Captain Marvel movie? (Spoilers for Captain Marvel ahead …) Now I’ve been reading a lot of Captain Marvel, …

2018-11-15: Apple gets ready to sell refurbished HomePods in the UK Nothing available but looking at the store here in the uk it’s just a matter when …

2018-11-14: iPad Stickers If like me you like to personalise your gadgets a bit you’ll love these sticker packs I …

2018-11-14: iPad Pro review roundup After reading a few new reviews I thought I’d post some of my favourites. Six Colors The Dent …

2018-11-13: Moment releases a new 58mm lens I’ve been wanting a moment for a while, think I’m jumping in on this deal.

2018-11-13: Apple Smart Keyboard durability As you most probably know I use the Apple Smart Keyboard cover, in fact I prefer typing on it than …

2018-11-11: My iPad Pro setup I’ve had my 10.5” iPad Pro since June 2017 and now the newly designed one is out I …

2018-11-10: Home screen Nov ‘18

2018-11-08: Why I returned my iPhone XS Max I’ve talked a little off on the side about this but wanted to put it down in a separate post. …

2018-11-08: Discussing Apple price increases Really interesting Reddit thread here discussing the increases in Apple prices this year. …

2018-11-08: My favourite iOS game I’ve been playing for years, it’s not had an update in forever but Plants vs Zombies is …

2018-11-07: Patina project update, now I’ve taken the wax layer off it’s aging really nicely and more …

2018-11-07: iPad Pro 10.5” vs 11” I came across this reddit thread and wanted to share as it helped make my decision on which new iPad …

2018-11-07: New iPad Pro available for in store pickup today If you missed out on preorders but want an iPad on launch day then they are now available for in …

2018-11-06: Great calendar apps for Apple Watch Source: The Sweet Setup Great write up on the best calendar apps for Apple Watch. Got to agree, I …

2018-11-06: iOS 13 request: iCloud backup knows which songs are downloaded As I mentioned yesterday I’ve refreshed my iOS devices. It’s all gone fine but the bit …

2018-11-05: If you can’t sign into the App Store or iTunes on iOS you’re not alone I needed to refresh my iOS devices and when trying to sign into the App Store with my AppleId (with …

2018-11-05: Elago Slim Fit for iPhone XS review I used to test a lot cases on my blog but fallen off the wagon with settling on Apple cases. I …

2018-11-04: Hey Siri, it’s 2018 I’ve really tried to use Siri more in my day to day but it’s still embarrassingly bad …

2018-11-03: My next productivity experiment Now I’ve given Things a good crack I’m dipping back into Omnifocus. I’ll report …

2018-11-03: Writing in preparation for an anniversary in December…

2018-11-03: Looks like Apple Watch Series 4 and iPhone XR availability has settled down. All available for in …

2018-11-03: Why I stopped using Things 3 Things 3 is a great looking app that had lots of potential for me but after trying multiple times …

2018-11-03: My experience with the official iOS Twitter app After seeing missed conversations and threads on Tweetbot I decided to give the official Twitter app …

2018-11-03: Home screen November ‘18 Few new experiments including getting back into using Omnifocus and Noteability.

2018-11-01: My devices

2018-11-01: My thoughts on the iPad event https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-2n9n9-9df625

2018-11-01: Thinking about an iPad Mini update I use an app called Dreamdays to keep track of certain things, one being how long I’ve owned …

2018-11-01: iPhone XS low light outdoor impressions Pretty impressed with the iPhone XS already but taking it out on Halloween really showed the …

2018-10-31: Here we go, time to give GoodTask a test.

2018-10-31: Apple accessories have priced me out of an iPad Pro I know I tend to complain about Apple accessory pricing after every keynote but this time it’s …

2018-10-30: New iPad Pro UK pricing

2018-10-30: Cases in for review

2018-10-30: Apple Store is down ahead of the keynote today.

2018-10-29: I’m glad I put a glass screen protector on my iPad Pro.

2018-10-29: Patina coming along nicely on the iPhone XS. Switched back to Orange for a change. Got a few iPhone …

2018-10-29: iOS Only, yes it’s still a thing https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-dumqs-9da31e It’s back and I’m sharing some thoughts about …

2018-10-27: iFixit tears down the iPhone XR I always look forward to these after a new iPhone release. Use of proprietary screws always go …

2018-10-26: Sending your PlayStation into Amazon Protect Bye buddy, right on Red Dead 2 day I’m sending my PS4 Pro to Amazon. When I bought it back in …

2018-10-25: How you read the web in the UK

2018-10-24: Tweetbot now lets you change the app icon The latest update brings app icon selection, I’m going retro.

2018-10-23: Been having WiFi issues with my PS4 Pro. Every time I power it on it’s lost it’s connection. Did a …

2018-10-23: iPhone XR reviews NDA has obviously dropped today so wanted to post a few of my favourites so far. These are all YT …

2018-10-21: iPhone X leather case patina update After a few days with my patina project it’s really started to pick up wear and tear nicely. I …

2018-10-21: #shotoniphonexs

2018-10-21: Should you upgrade from an iPhone X to an XS? I wasn’t expecting to pick up a new iPhone this year but when I saw the camera improvements in …

2018-10-20: LG OLED banding issues If you buy an OLED TV from LG it looks to be that a percentage of the shipped units will show …

2018-10-19: The best screen protector for the iPhone XS I’ve been testing a number of screen protectors for the iPhone XS over the last couple of …

2018-10-19: How to unpair an Apple Watch If you’ve picked up an updated Apple Watch this time around you’ll want to unpair your …

2018-10-19: Apple store gets ready for iPhone XR pre-orders I was very tempted by the XR this year but I didn’t want to lose the 2x zoom capabilities of …

2018-10-18: Tweetbot 5 lands on the App Store Wasn’t expecting this free update to Tweetbot, wow it looks great with pure black mode for …

2018-10-18: Will iOS on the iPad ever fix its rotation issues? I thought we were done with rotation issues in iOS, it turns out not quite. Sigh, I feel that this …

2018-10-18: Microsoft Surface laptop 2 gets a zero on the repairability scale I always look forward to iFixit teardowns and more importantly the repair scores. Apple have been …

2018-10-18: iPhone XS home screen October 2018 New additions Fantastical 2: using iCloud for my productivity these days. This app offers a nice …

2018-10-18: Anyone else having a random bug in Overcast where the audio just stops playing and when you look at …

2018-10-18: I expect iPhone XR reviews to be dropping today. If pre-order is tomorrow they will typically be …

2018-10-18: Nice to get up my post about adding patina to your iPhone case. Something I’ve been meaning to do …

2018-10-18: How to get patina on your iPhone XS leather case This post might seem a little strange but bear with me. I’ve always been a fan of that aged …

2018-10-17: #shotoniphone

2018-10-17: iOS Only podcast has lost its way a little with my day job taking all my energy. I’ll look at …

2018-10-17: Glad to finally be able to publish my Apple Watch Series 4 review, hope you enjoy it. Now onto my …

2018-10-17: Apple Watch Series 4 review I’ve been using the series 4 since launch so feel I’ve had enough time to write up some …

2018-10-17: Patina’d project complete.

2018-10-17: How to get a refund on Apple Care + I might be late to the party but when I sold my iPhone X back to Apple I didn’t realise that I …

2018-10-16: Pleased with the patina case project results, I’ll be posting up my how to soon.

2018-10-15: A DIY patina project Stage 1, I’ll post a full how to but scary sanding bit done tonight.

2018-10-15: In for testing.

2018-10-15: Switched back to blue.

2018-10-15: Increase your blog traffic by stepping back from social media Guess which day I deleted Twitter and Instagram from my iPhone… Yup, no surprise but deleting …

2018-10-15: #shotoniphonexs

2018-10-15: A black and white iPhone It seems extreme but I’ve found that not only does it save me a lot of battery when I’m …

2018-10-15: Tips on how to use your smartphone less I’ve written up a few posts on how I’ve been trying to use my device less over the last …

2018-10-15: Day 2 with no social media. So far I’ve had more time to work on my blog and not picked up my phone …

2018-10-14: How to see only your downloaded music in Apple Music If like me you bought a larger capacity device to be able to store most of your music locally …

2018-10-14: Ok so I have cleared down my devices to have no social apps aside from Micro.blog (which isn’t a …

2018-10-14: Picking a Wordpress theme to use with Micro.blog Since I started playing with Micro.blog today it became quickly evident that not all themes support …

2018-10-14: Does anyone know of a good Wordpress theme that plays well with Micro.blog? I don’t like that my …

2018-10-14: My first shortcut, combining screenshots to make one image. ljpuk.blog/2018/10/1…

2018-10-14: Right so looks like I need to update my Wordpress theme to display posts without titles. Thanks …

2018-10-14: Testing cross posting, “hello world”

2018-10-14: I’ve now enabled comments on my site to make sure I’ve covered off engagement on my posts if I’m not …

2018-10-14: #shotoniphonexs

2018-10-14: Day 1 of trying to remove myself from too much social media. I’ve decided to only post links from my …

2018-10-14: Swapping social media for a blog? Having played with Micro.blog a little and disconnecting slowly from social media I asked myself, …

2018-10-13: A shortcut to combine screenshots into one image Whilst trying to do a how to and find an image app to combine screenshots it hit me - this is why we …

2018-10-13: How to create a shortcut to a label in Todoist One thing I’ve really come to like in Todoist is the ability to favourite a label and have it …

2018-10-13: My Todoist setup I’m getting back on plan, left things slide a bit and tried to use iCloud to get things done. …

2018-10-13: Remembering the iPhone 5c I feel like I’m in the minority but I loved my white iPhone 5c. To this day it’s still …

2018-10-12: Turning off screen time fixed my iPhone XS battery Since moving to the iPhone XS I’ve been seeing the low power warning pretty much every day. It …

2018-10-12: Having an issue with the Shortcuts widget on iOS at the moment. This is a shame as I was just …

2018-10-12: Back on the micro.blog bandwagon. Still getting my head around it but at the moment I’m posting …

2018-10-09: #shotoniphonexs I’m loving this camera on the XS, thought this gave a good view of its ability to pick out …

2018-10-05: iPhone XS home screen I picked up an XS last week and finally gotten it setup. Here’s my starter home screen, …

2018-10-05: Is it better to turn off Live Photo’s for the best quality? When iPhone 6S launched we got Live Photo’s but there was a school of thought that it had an …

2018-10-05: #shotoniphone #shotoniphonexs Straightforward shot on iPhone XS

2018-10-05: Star Wars, The Mandalorian announces directors and first image Source: Star Wars The new streaming series from Jon Favreau just keeps on looking more positive. …

2018-10-05: Facebook begins it’s app takeover of Instagram Source: TechCrunch So it begins, now the founders of Instagram are out for this very reason the slow …

2018-10-04: The case of a creaking case My new cape code iPhone XS case is creaking like crazy. I think it’s slightly loose so …

2018-10-04: #shotoniphonexs Simple shot but I like the way that the iPhone XS has got the green on the bushes as I remember …

2018-10-04: iOS App Store has a label problem Ooops, bet people inside of Apple are working to fix it ASAP though. Strange bug.

2018-10-04: Fantastical gets its iOS 12 makeover

2018-10-02: Do Apple Leather iPhone X cases work with the iPhone XS? Sort of, if you have an Apple Leather case you’ll be able to use it but might be a little tight as …

2018-10-02: Cape Cod Blue Apple leather case for iPhone XS Not long out of the box but wanted to take a few pics of the new Cape Cod Leather case, it’s …

2018-09-22: Using older bands on the series 4 Apple Watch As promised by Apple all of my old 42mm series 2 bands fit my new series 4.

2018-09-21: How to turn off Siri Raise To Speak on Apple Watch After getting my series 4 the first thing that started to bug me (just a little) was Siri going off …

2018-09-21: Unboxing the series 4 Apple Watch Not long arrived but thought I’d post a few images. [gallery …

2018-09-17: Overcast iOS 12 update is now out

2018-09-17: MacStories iOS 12 review Source: MacStories MacStories have done it again with an amazing roundup of iOS 12. I’ll be …

2018-09-17: Things 3 updates for iOS 12

2018-09-17: Carrot Weather hits the Siri watch face Expect lots of updates on iOS 12 and watchOS 5 this week on the blog. I’ve just started to …

2018-09-17: Solo is out now on iTunes As one of the apparent few that enjoyed Solo I’m glad to be able to rewatch at home, …

2018-09-17: GoodTask gets iOS 12 and Siri Shortcuts update There’ll be lots of app updates today as part of the big iOS 12 launch. Up next for me is an …

2018-09-17: Streaks gets big iOS 12 update One of the apps that I’ve started to get into is Streaks. Along with iOS 12 today we get a …

2018-09-16: Apple increases the price of its iPhone leather cases Whilst I was looking at the new products within the Apple store app I noticed the above. They have …

2018-09-16: “By the sea” iPhone wallpapers

2018-09-14: Apple Watch Series 4 ordering As I’ve already shared I really wanted to update my series 2. Ordering for me was surprisingly …

2018-09-14: Wonder if this image posted from the Micro.blog app works.

2018-09-14: Back trying to figure out this micro.blog thing.

2018-09-14: Apple store goes down ahead of preorders It’s iPhone and Apple Watch preorder day and the store has gone down in preparation. …

2018-09-13: Did Apple purposely leave AirPods 2 out of the September keynote? One interesting thing from the 12th that has stuck with me was the intro video. Here’s the …

2018-09-13: On using Apple Reminders and Calendar I’ve tried to use a combination of reminders and calendar on iOS to manage my life over the …

2018-09-13: The best small amp for practise I love this new setup, plug in and play. It’s my battery powered Boss Katana Mini. Great …

2018-09-13: Choosing a series 4 Apple Watch My series 2 is getting slow now so I’m definitely in the market for a series 4, now to decide …

2018-09-12: Apple store goes down with new image First time I’ve seen this.

2018-09-12: How to interact with the public in Spider-Man on PS4 Wandering down the street greeting passers by is great in Spider-Man and one of the little details …

2018-09-10: Apple leather case patina update I’ve used a few of the different colours now of the Apple leather case and they all definitely wear …

2018-09-10: iPhone Xc? Shared via Twitter we are seeing the rumoured 6.1” iPhone. As you can see it’s available …

2018-09-08: Spider-Man iPhone X wallpapers For fun I thought I’d create some iPhone X wallpapers from the recent PlayStation release. …

2018-09-07: Looking ahead to September 12th https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-2brjd-992b18 This week I’m going to talk about the upcoming …

2018-09-07: Spider-Man hits PS4 Only had a chance to play 10 minutes but wow this is a stunning looking game.

2018-09-06: Hasbro Legends Infinity Gauntlet (unboxed) Been back ordered for ages but finally here! Going to look great next to my cap shield. [gallery …

2018-09-06: Using the SIRI watch face Since moving to Apple services for Reminders and Calendar I’ve been trying out the SIRI watch …

2018-09-05: Organising into Apple Reminders I’m done with third party to do apps (famous last words), I’m feeling overwhelmed. I was …

2018-09-03: iPhone X rear camera issue Hmmm, wish me luck. I can’t see any cracks, I’ll let you know what happens. update: …

2018-09-03: Stourhead

2018-09-03: How to leave night shift mode on all of the time Nightshift is a feature in iOS that allows you to have a warmer display. It cuts out the blue and …

2018-09-03: Nomad Modern Leather Strap review I’ve had mixed experiences with third party watch bands for my Apple Watch and therefore kept …

2018-09-02: How does the iPhone X hold up over time? I’m about 8 months in with an iPhone X, it’s lived with no case for most of the time so as usual I …

2018-09-02: How to move your blog to Wordpress I switched to Wordpress in December 2017 having previously been using Squarespace. On checking my …

2018-08-31: The new iPhone (XS??) Another leak from 9to5 shows us the next two iPhone models, the XS… I’m not thrilled …

2018-08-31: The new Apple Watch So I’d say that this image is officially what the next Apple Watch is going to look like. 9to5 …

2018-08-31: Apple Saddle brown leather case wear After a week and a half the saddle brown case is finally getting some patina and grip. I think Apple …

2018-08-30: Apple announces 12th September iPhone event

2018-08-30: Nomad Modern leather strap I’ve always heard good things about Nomad so decided to finally pick up one of their modern …

2018-08-30: Productivity update: Dropped Things, Todoist and OmniFocus. Installed Fantastical 2 as a wrapper for …

2018-08-26: Apple Watch Series 2 start up time I’ll be upgrading my 2 year old Apple Watch this year I think. Aside from overall slowness I …

2018-08-25: #shotoniphone

2018-08-25: Is the Apple leather case slippery? It depends.. After having purchased both the bright orange and saddle brown it’s become …

2018-08-24: Anyone else have an upside down avatar in the micro.blog app?

2018-08-24: Based on my usage of social media over the last few days I think I finally get what Micro.blog is …

2018-08-24: Ok, so looks like if you post an image to micro.blog it doesn’t propagate to Wordpress. Weird though …

2018-08-24: Testing posting an image to micro.blog

2018-08-24: Figuring out my use of social networks Wow, my iPhone has suddenly gotten full of social networking apps. I’m struggling a bit to …

2018-08-23: Great to launch the second episode of iOS Only. Feel like this one was easier to record and edit. …

2018-08-23: iOS Only “how the podcast was made” I’ve just uploaded the next episode of “iOS Only”, my new iOS focussed podcast. If …

2018-08-23: Dealing with bots in Mastodon this morning, argh. Maybe I’ll stick to Micro.blog for a bit to see …

2018-08-22: IK Multimedia's iRig Keys I/O keyboard controller/audio interface is now available at Apple Retail Stores worldwide Press release: IK Multimedia proudly announces that the iRig Keys I/O 25 keyboard controller/audio …

2018-08-22: How much will the iPhone X Plus be? We are a matter of weeks away from this years iPhone lineups and this got me thinking about this …

2018-08-22: What I want in a new Apple Watch With the keynote only weeks away I’m starting to think about what I need to budget for. …

2018-08-22: Homescreen New apps: Dark Sky, Todoist, Fantastical and Calm.

2018-08-20: Testing a post from Micro.blog. So many different platforms with potential to try out.

2018-08-20: Using Apple Reminders to get things done (again) I’m trying to use Apple Reminders for about the millionth time to see if it can fit the way my …

2018-08-20: #shotoniphone Portrait mode in iOS 12 appears to be working better at edge detection in every shot I’ve used …

2018-08-20: Avengers: Infinity War is now available in the UK At last, can’t wait to watch it again.

2018-08-19: Hello world, if you see this then cross posting from Micro.Blog to Wordpresss works!

2018-08-18: Podcast feedback and scheduling Thanks to everyone that’s listened and given me feedback on the first episode of iOS Only. …

2018-08-17: #shotoniphone Portrait mode on iPhone X.

2018-08-17: Deactivating my Twitter account After reading some of the threads related to #breakingmytwitter it has just reinforced my decision …

2018-08-16: I’ve launched a podcast I’ve wanted to launch a podcast on my own for a while, not just to share my thoughts but to …

2018-08-16: Mastodon.social is back up and running And it’s back.

2018-08-16: Mastodon.social is down Hopefully not down for too long given the increase in switchers from Twitter. It’ll need to …

2018-08-16: Podcast coming soon...

2018-08-15: Deadpool 2 UK iTunes release date I really enjoyed Deadpool 2 and it was good to see a release date being added to iTunes.

2018-08-15: Apple Podcastsconnect is down (for some) As someone trying to launch a podcast I’m struggling a bit with sending my feed to Apple …

2018-08-15: Creating podcast artwork on iOS I’ve started the first steps into podcasting on iOS, whilst I spent a bit of time planning I …

2018-08-15: Podcasting on iOS iPad Pro + Camera connection kit + blue yeti + ferrite app

2018-08-15: Podcasting On iOS iPad Pro 10.5 -> camera connection kit -> blue yeti

2018-08-15: Some In Progress Artwork For My New Podcast It’s going to be iOS focussed so used a template images and procreate to sketch around it. Pretty …

2018-08-15: Finally signed up for my micro.blog subscription. Now to figure out how it compliments or replaces …

2018-08-14: #shotoniphone Love the colours here, just an indoor shot in an antique store.

2018-08-13: The best third party lightning cable I’ve been testing out third party lightning cables for a while now but realised I’d …

2018-08-13: How to disable end workout reminders in watchOS 5 As part of watchOS 5 we get a new feature that can stop us from forgetting to end our workouts. If …

2018-08-11: #shotoniphone River Wye in Herefordshire.

2018-08-10: #shotoniphone Sunset whilst on holiday in Herefordshire.

2018-08-10: An Apple designed Qi charger Apple have collaborated with Logitech on a Qi charger for iPhone 8 and X. It retails at $69.99 and …

2018-08-09: iPhone X lock screen security Even if you set a passcode on your iPhone you maybe less secure than you might think. Buried under …

2018-08-09: How to customise control centre on the iPhone X Control Centre is really handy for getting to those settings that require a bit of drilling down …

2018-08-09: #shotoniphone Lovely sunset from the garden last night, quick edit in Snapseed.

2018-08-09: How to get more battery life out of your iPhone X I’ve got two main tips that I use to get more battery life out of my iPhone on long day trips …

2018-08-08: My site on Apple News I’ve updated my feed in Apple News to point to the new site, here’s the link to open in …

2018-08-08: iOS 12 Beta 6 so far... I know I’m running a risk with a beta but the OTA (Over The Air) update for iOS 12 Beta 6 has …

2018-08-08: My RSS feed Now I’m seriously planning out moving from social media I need to be better at finding other …

2018-08-08: Taking a break from Twitter I need a break, in Twitter’s latest escapade of supporting fake news and encouraging arguments …

2018-08-07: How does the Apple leather case age? I’ve seen lots of images of patina on the Apple leather case but never actually experienced it …

2018-08-07: How to connect a Blue Yeti to an iPad I’m starting on a new creative project around using iOS full time and putting the MacBook to …

2018-08-07: #shotoniphone Few shots from my iPhone X on a misty morning here in the Cotswolds.

2018-08-06: iOS 12 Beta 6 available to download for developers Over the air update has just kicked in on my iPad. If you’ve signed up for the beta get …

2018-08-06: How to import images from a DSLR to an iPad As you know if you read my stuff regularly I’m going all in on iOS, first up is getting images …

2018-08-06: iPad home screen August 2018 As with my iPhone, I’m going to share my second used device I own. This is from my 10.5” …

2018-08-06: #shotoniphone Giving Darkroom a go, just a basic shot whilst I was paddling in a stream trying to cool down from …

2018-08-06: iPhone home screen August 2018 I want to get into the habit of sharing my home screen once a month to show you how I’m using …

2018-08-05: How to delete your Instagram account I deleted my Instagram account a while ago but in the last couple of months I missed seeing some of …

2018-08-04: The best third party Apple Watch Sport loop bands I’ve always bought the official Apple Watch bands but recently I decided to try out some third …

2018-08-04: Third party iPad Pro sleeve I’ve been after an iPad sleeve for a while and came across this item on Amazon a few days ago. …

2018-08-04: #shotoniphone Portrait mode on non person, seems to work well in iOS 12.

2018-08-04: Getting lost in No Man’s Sky base building I’ve gotten back into No Man’s Sky since the 1.5 update and all I’ve found myself …

2018-08-02: Committing to iOS (and selling a Mac) So as you may know if you follow me on Twitter I’ve gotten frustrated with the state of …

2018-08-02: Apple Notes handwriting recognition I know this is old news but the handwriting recognition in Apple Notes appears to have gotten better …

2018-08-02: Apple discontinuing bands ready for new ones in September? This usually means they are getting ready to release new colours. Makes sense with us only weeks …

2018-08-02: Giving No Mans Sky another go It’s beautiful… I’ve jumped in again to explore this huge galaxy and do some …

2018-08-01: YouTube wants you to be mindful of your viewing habits Just spotted this change to the YouTube app on iOS. This falls in line with their new changes to …

2018-08-01: watchOS 5 beta initial impressions I’ve been having several issues on watchOS 4, the most annoying being weather not displaying …

2018-08-01: Apple has 4 Million people on beta software Wow this is a lot of testers for the next releases. I hope that they have a good sized test team. …

2018-07-31: watchOS 5 is more stable than 4 in my experience so far. Installed last night after getting so …

2018-07-31: A day without Twitter and Instagram ljpuk.blog/2018/07/3…

2018-07-31: Taking a day off social media You might have seen my tweet, it was the last one I did yesterday. I’ve decided to take a …

2018-07-30: I’ve had hardly any responses to all of the iOS 12 bugs I’ve been finding. Raised over 20 had maybe …

2018-07-30: LOL

2018-07-30: If I link to my wordpress blog for new posts, does it post here too? Like cross posting to Twitter?

2018-07-30: Setting up my iOS devices back to a stable iOS 11.4.1. Not installed any social apps aside from …

2018-07-26: Internet recovery for Mac Bye bye Mojave beta I need a reliable production machine for podcasting. Hold Option + Command + R …

2018-07-26: #shotoniphone Trying to be more active so going out locally for walks. I love living out in the countryside. This …

2018-07-26: Marvel iPhone X cases Pretty cool right? Cheap as chips, £5 each and come with a screen protector. They aren’t …

2018-07-26: Hardest part of this new podcasting journey is distribution. Anchor is the easy option but their TOS …

2018-07-26: Testing cross posting from Micro.blog to Twitter

2018-07-26: Switched up my iPhone case to make it a bit more personal. I’ve always been naked with my devices …

2018-07-26: Working on a new podcast series but I’m a newbie to podcasting on my own. Think I’ve got all the …

2018-07-25: So this is like Twitter but with less noise? I’m struggling to get my head around how it replaces a …

2018-07-25: Trying to understand how micro.blog could replace a blog

2018-07-25: hello world

2018-07-25: Avengers: Infinity War UK release date Not long to go, iTunes has updated its pre-order page to 20th Aug, about 3 weeks after its release …

2018-07-22: SDCC: Shazam! Trailer It’s SAN Diego Comic-Con this week and trailers have started to be shared with us non …

2018-07-21: How I use my iPad in my day job I don’t often talk about my day job on here but I thought it would be useful to share how I’m using …

2018-07-19: iPhone X screen durability I’ve owned this particular iPhone X since February (I’m on my third, it’s a long story) and I’m …

2018-07-08: My simple smartphone home screen As part of trying to be more mindful about how I use my device I’ve simplified my home screen …

2018-07-06: Using App Limits in iOS 12 As part of trying to be more mindful of my smartphone usage I’ve installed iOS 12 public beta …

2018-07-05: How "time well spent" is manageable with iOS 12 iOS 12 has some great new features that allow you to be more mindful about how you use your device, …

2018-07-05: How to go greyscale on the iPhone Inspired by the Center for Humane Technology I've decided to take some control back and adopt some …

2018-07-05: Taking control of my smartphone usage After watching a few videos and a recent BBC documentary on smartphone addiction, especially social …

2018-07-05: iOS 12 breathes new life into the iPhone SE Lory Gill over at iMore has written up a few thought on running iOS 12 beta on the iPhone SE. As …

2018-07-04: The Apple Watch leather loop durability dilemma I picked up the leather loop in 2015 and have worn it probably 25% of the time since then. On using …

2018-07-03: A must listen podcast for wannabe podcasters Source: Upgrade It’s the summer of fun over at Relay.fm and this weeks episode is all about …

2018-07-02: Apple Bright Orange leather case for iPhone X I’ve been using the Apple leather case for a week and ended up exchanging the saddle brown for …

2018-06-25: Editing DSLR shots on my iPhone One of the reasons I updated to the iPhone X was to not only have a great camera but a great canvas …

2018-06-23: Apple iPhone X leather case Thought it was about time I cased my iPhone X for a bit. I’ve had a silicone case but never …

2018-06-13: How to remove stereo pairing on the HomePod The home app isn’t the most intuitive bit of software from Apple. I wanted to unpair my new …

2018-06-13: Why I bought a second HomePod I’ve been loving having a quality audio experience in my home office, as I wrote about before …

2018-06-11: How to go back to iOS 11 on the iPhone X If you’ve moved to iOS 12 beta and want to go back here’s how to do that on iOS 11. …

2018-06-11: Black Panther hits the U.K. It’s taken a while but Black Panther (along with The Shape of Water) is now available in …

2018-06-06: How has Apple News changed in iOS 12? Head over to my YouTube channel.

2018-06-06: iPad Pro iOS 12 changes Here’s a little video on iPad changes for iOS 12 over on my YouTube channel.

2018-06-06: How to use screen time in iOS 12 I’ve done a little how to over on my YouTube channel.

2018-06-06: How to create a Memoji in iOS 12 Head over to my YouTube channel.

2018-06-06: Epic games Fortnite email spam If you get one of these, do not click on the link. I’ve started to receive spam pretending to …

2018-06-05: Get the macOS Mojave wallpapers now Nice link over at 9to5 so that you can get the Mojave (night one is my favourite) on your devices …

2018-06-05: iOS 12 first look I’ve started creating video again, head over to my YouTube channel to check out my initial …

2018-06-05: iOS 12 can automatically install software updates As per App updates in iOS 12 you will be able to install software updates automatically. This is off …

2018-06-02: watchOS want: native sleep tracking There’s two native apps missing here, something to measure Nutrition and something to sleep …

2018-05-31: How to factory reset a Sonos Play 1 I’m selling a load of old gadgets and the first thing I had to do was reset my Sonos Play 1. …

2018-05-31: Pairing two HomePods With iOS 11.4 Apple have enabled AirPlay 2 and the ability to pair two HomePods to create multi-room …

2018-05-31: Don’t expect third party watch faces anytime soon I’ve been asking for third party watch faces on watchOS for the last few years and have come …

2018-05-31: Spoiler free Solo review Solo has just come out in the U.K. and I’ve managed to see it twice. For films I’m into …

2018-05-31: Compete in an activity challenge at WWDC If you’re heading to WWDC this year Apple has announced a special set of challenges for the …

2018-05-30: OmniFocus 3 now available It’s a big day for the Omnigroup, today sees the launch of OmniFocus 3. I’ve been a user …

2018-05-26: Its time for Apple to ditch app labels I look at my home screen and generally I’m happy but I look at those app labels and wish there was …

2018-05-23: Avengers Infinity War decals I’m a fan of making tech my own, be it via a case or sticking decals on them. I know some …

2018-05-18: It’s time for Apple to review it’s iCloud storage tiers With WWDC upon us I’m doing my annual review of what I’m storing in iCloud. When I did …

2018-05-17: Twitter adds API, loses users You’ve probably read by now that Twitter is introducing new API’s that result in third …

2018-05-16: How to add lined paper to Notes I’ve been using a lot of default Apple apps in a bid to simplify both my workflows and data. …

2018-05-15: Tweetbot 3 releases on MAC My favourite Twitter app Tweetbot has got a shiny new version for the MAC. This is just a short post …

2018-05-15: The thinnest iPhone X case I’m not a huge fan of cases but when I do use one it has to be minimal. I’ve used the …

2018-05-15: Non Spoiler Infinity War review I’ve seen Infinity War twice now and wanted to share my thoughts on it now that I have had …

2018-05-14: iOS 12 wish list We aren’t too far away from WWDC 2018 and iOS 12 so I’m doing my usual write up. This years theme …

2018-05-14: My iPad Home screen (May 2018 edition) Here’s an update on my home screen, specifically the iPad Pro 10.5” that has become my …

2018-05-13: How to delete your MyFitnessPal account In light of the recent data breach I’m taking the same approach as to anything with my data - lose …

2018-05-13: What I learned from blogging on Medium Trying to make it as an independent blogger is hard, especially in 2018 where the landscape is …

2018-05-12: Weathering a Star Wars Black series figure I’ve started to get into building and painting and after watching many videos on weathering I …

2018-05-12: Marvel Legends Captain America Shield I’m slowly but surely filling my home office with stuff I love, thought I was time to get some …

2018-05-12: How I use my iPad Pro When I was using my iPad the other day listening to music whilst I’m at work it dawned on me, I …

2018-02-19: Will Captain Phasma be back? One of the highlights for me in the new trilogy is a character that has had hardly any screen time - …

2018-02-18: How to reset Apple TV 2nd gen without a remote I’m having a bit of a tech clear out and was faced with a second generation Apple TV that I …

2018-02-17: Can I ditch my DSLR for an iPhone X? I’ve written on and off about my experiences with the iPhone X and how it’s the one …

2018-02-16: Write about what gets you excited I’ve been blogging and freelance writing since 2008 and over the years I’ve gone through …

2018-02-15: Should you buy Apple Care + for the HomePod? With any Apple purchase I have to have that internal dialogue of “Do I really need Apple Care …

2018-02-15: Is SIRI any good on the HomePod? I’m in a love hate relationship with SIRI. Up until I got the HomePod I’d all but …

2018-02-14: Apple HomePod initial thoughts I’ve been using a Sonos Play 1 in my office for a year or so and when HomePod was launched I’d …

2018-02-02: Using an iPhone 6s in 2018 After playing with the iPhone X for a month I decided it wasn’t for me, so I switched back to …

2018-01-28: Blade Runner 2049 hits iTunes U.K. I missed the chance to see this one in the cinema so I’m excited to watch it in 4K HDR at …

2018-01-21: Where is Star Wars Rebels Season 4 On iTunes? I’ve been a fan of rebels since its launch, its in its final season and no word on the iTunes …

2018-01-19: iPhone battery replacement experience I popped into the Apple store yesterday for a battery replacement, here’s my experience. I …

2018-01-17: Nintendo teases new interactive experience for the Switch Nintendo If you follow me you’ll know I love my Nintendo Switch, here’s a new teaser …

2018-01-11: iPhone 6, 6S and 6S Plus battery replacements If like me you are looking to replace a battery with Apple and have anything prior to an iPhone 7 …

2018-01-09: iPhone 7 vs iPhone X Having spent some time with both my current jet black iPhone 7 and the new iPhone X I wanted to …

2018-01-08: Declaring app bankruptcy I’m at a point in my technology that I have pretty much what I want from a hardware …

2018-01-08: iPhone X features I miss I’m so conflicted about the iPhone X, now I’m back on the iPhone 7 I’m finding I …

2018-01-07: Is the iPhone X camera worth the cost of entry? As part of me trying out the iPhone X for 6 weeks I spent a lot of time testing the camera. For me, …

2018-01-06: Is Solo being delayed? Whilst looking at my list of films for 2018 it got me thinking, why aren’t we seeing anything …

2018-01-06: Why I returned my iPhone X As you may know I’ve had an iPhone X for around 6 weeks and this week I decided to return it …

2018-01-05: Apple adding news sources without your approval I’ve been using Apple News since release but something troubling has happened to my setup - …

2018-01-05: Films I’m looking forward to in 2018 2017 was a pretty great year for films, 2018 looks to have some crackers so here are the films …

2018-01-04: iPhone Photography at Gloucester Docks All images unedited off my iPhone X.

2018-01-04: iPhone Photography: Morning Walk Trying to post more of my photos on here, hopefully you enjoy them 😀

2018-01-04: Taking a step back from Twitter Twitter seems incapable of acting in a way that gives me confidence that they actually care about …

2018-01-03: Switching to OmniFocus I’ve been using a mixture of Todoist and Reminders but now I’m into 2018 I’ve …

2018-01-02: The Dark Tower, thoughts on the film I finally got around to watching The Dark Tower yesterday, not having any knowledge of the books. I …

2017-12-31: Picked up a new toy Now fibre is impending I picked up a new Apple TV, this one is a 32GB 4K version. I’ve got a …

2017-12-31: Why I left Squarespace I’ve been blogging since 2008 across several different platforms and here in 2017 I’m …

2017-12-31: Biggest letdowns of 2017 I’ve shared my favourite things so here are my biggest letdowns. Star Wars Battlefront II : I …

2017-12-30: My favourite things of 2017 Thought I’d share some of my favourite things from 2017. No particular categories just …

2017-12-29: Do I still trust Apple? There’s been a lot said in the press and on social media after Apple admitted they slow down …

2017-12-29: LEGO BB-8 review I tend to get a couple of Lego Star Wars kits a year, when I saw the BB-8 larger model it had to go …

2017-12-28: IS PSVR (PLAYSTATION VR) WORTH BUYING? I’ve owned the PSVR since launch and now we are over 9 months on I wanted to share my thoughts …

2017-12-27: CAN AN IPAD HELP WITH RSI? I’ve been typing on keyboards for as long as I can remember (ZX Spectrum was my first computer if …

2017-12-27: Sphero R2-D2: Initial impressions I’ve had about 2 hours with the Sphero R2-D2 so wanted to share a few of my thoughts on using …

2017-12-26: Lego BB-8 I love Lego, especially Star Wars ones and I was so pleased to receive the new BB-8. These come with …

2017-12-24: My second viewing of The Last Jedi I saw my second viewing of The Last Jedi yesterday, this time with my daughter. It felt even more …

2017-12-22: What I want to see from Apple in 2018 As we’ve already talked about 2017 was a mixed year for Apple. Moving into 2018 it’s a …

2017-12-22: Wordpress vs Squarespace (iOS) If you have been following me you’ll know that this week I made the switch to Wordpress from …

2017-12-22: HOW TO ADD LINED PAPER TO NOTES IN IOS 11 I use Notes everyday so I’m really happy that Apple has brought paper options to Notes. Tap …

2017-12-21: Visiting Puzzlewood It’s a not so well kept secret that Puzzlewood in the Forest of Dean here in the U.K. was used …

2017-12-21: THE SIMPLE IPAD BUYERS GUIDE

2017-12-21: Trying Lightroom on iOS After a trip to the Apple store I’ve been turned onto Lightroom on iOS. First go at editing …

2017-12-21: Stop being so serious, Porgs are great I have to admit, when I saw the second Star Wars: The Last Jedi trailer I got worried. It was for …

2017-12-21: How I feel about Apple slowing down older devices It emerged yesterday that Apple have implemented methods in iOS to slow down devices with less than …

2017-12-20: Apple: end of year review (2017 edition) It’s been a mixed year for Apple, some great new hardware intermingled with some embarrassing …

2017-12-20: Star Wars: The Last Jedi, The Visual Dictionary With every new Star Wars movie I’ve gotten into the habit of buying two books The visual …

2017-12-20: Day Trip: Snow shots with the iPhone X I’ve had the chance to play with the iPhone X for a couple of months and wanted to do a series …

2017-12-19: Google Hangouts updated for iPhone X At last…

2017-12-19: Could Disney reboot the X-Men? Since Disney picked some of Fox along with it came a raft of Marvel characters such as Deadpool and …

2017-12-19: The Last Jedi, non spoiler review First off, I’m a huge Star Wars fan. I’ve grown up with it, it’s always been …

2017-12-19: Starting something new... I’ve decided to leave my old blog at Squarespace and start something new over here on …

2017-12-19: Squarespace isn’t good for bloggers I’m feeling a little abandoned by Squarespace (as a blogger) at the moment. All of their new …