January

For almost the entirety of this month I’ve been playing catch up. Both personally, professionally and also with podcasts. Delays in guests and the holidays meant I took an extended hiatus but came back with a bang. There are already episode recorded for the next 5 weeks and more scheduled going forwards. I have had some great guests on already and feel humble that the listening numbers are climbing rapidly.
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Moving To The Bigger iPad

For as long as I’ve been using an iPad as my computer I’ve used it because it was the most portable option I could find. I’ve hovered around the 10” mark since there were options in size 1 and been perfectly happy doing so. It gave me a screen big enough do what I needed on the go and could also be used to relax and read my Pocket feed. I partly blame it on Daryl Baxter, but I’ve upgraded to the 12.
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That Doesn’t Mean Everything Goes On Youtube

Whilst scrolling through all the hate and outrage on Twitter I discovered a recent poll that surprised me. Presumably to find out where to publish to, a podcast was asking where people consume their podcasts. Quite normal, the surprising result was that the most popular answer was YouTube. But before all podcasts rush to create a channel this is worth thinking about. Where do you get your podcasts? — Off The Pill Podcast (@offthepill) January 26, 2019
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Homescreen In 2019

Since sharing my homescreen and a few recommended apps in October last year I have been unsatisfied with my phone. I have spoken before about my love hate relationship with using a smartphone, I tried to remove loads of apps and almost turn it dumb - but I realised I loved having a computer in my pocket so this is the result. I have moved everything onto a single screen and found this much better for my usage.
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I Really Couldn’t Care Less

There is a tendency amongst the people I follow on Twitter, and converse with online to get defensive. If you buy a certain product, or talk about a particular thing you are then forever labeled. Expected to defend or comment on everything that happens in that space, and quite often passively mocked. I use Apple products, I more or less like what they produce - but I couldn’t care less what they do as a company.
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