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2021-04-11: Post it

2021-04-11: What Happens When You Succeed? Scott Shute on errors with defining success When we measure our success, it’s often a proxy for how …

2021-04-10: I just ate the sticker on my Apple by accident. I guess I’ve had a good life. I will miss you all.

2021-04-10: Decided to code a couple of plugins for micro.blog. Seems pretty easy so 🤞

2021-04-10: Currently reading: Uncanny Valley by Anna Wiener 📚

2021-04-10: I love spring

2021-04-10: Anyway to stop iPhone 12s from blowing out highlights in every single photo?

2021-04-10: Newark castle

2021-04-10: Not playing very much for the last few days but I finished Wonderbox campaign 2 this morning. The …

2021-04-09: Why Highlights Are So Important To My Reading It’s only a few months since I covered my reading flow. It’s something that has changed a lot in the …

2021-04-09: Updated this guide to setting up a micro.blog with how to limit the number of posts on the home …

2021-04-09: All I hear is how poor the iPhone 12 mini is selling and why there wont be another one. Yet I know …

2021-04-08: All Set Up And Nothing To Show Zach Phillips on generating work before building a system A common experience I have as an …

2021-04-08: Apparently it’s users fault that Facebook lost half a billion peoples data

2021-04-08: My Phone Has Moved Out For at least the last 4 years, each night I have taken off my Apple Watch, and placed it on a …

2021-04-07: Between post not appearing for quite while and the fact I cant update my theme becuase micro.blog …

2021-04-07: TIL You can still view the first ever webpage created

2021-04-07: You’re not going to open your blissfully de-focused eyes after 20 minutes of meditation, sigh, rise …

2021-04-07: Finished reading: The Midnight Library by Matt Haig 📚 Notes And Highlights Seed sat on her …

2021-04-07: Daisy Daisy

2021-04-07: Posting To The Internet Is Not Your Job I’m at risk of starting to sound like a broken record. This strange habit exists in me that I want …

2021-04-06: Good morning!

2021-04-05: Show Your Work And The Result Andy Matuschak about working with the garage door up: It’s giving a lecture about the problems …

2021-04-04: Thinking about starting a podcast again. Just to give myself something to do to be honest.

2021-04-04: No likey

2021-04-04: Best slim case I can get in the UK. Picca case?

2021-04-04: If you could stop losing stuff that would be great 🎮

2021-04-04: Write About Anything And Everything I have seen people over the last few days start to wonder what to write about on their blog. Asking …

2021-04-04: Oh look at me I’m all yellow. Show off.

2021-04-04: may have not been sure about what really did interest me, but I was absolutely sure about what …

2021-04-04: I’ve tried. I just dont think I can replace Roam for note taking.

2021-04-04: Waste More Time Alan Lightman in his book In praise of wasting time: We in the “developed” world have created a …

2021-04-04: I’ve been colouring already this morning! Happy Easter! 🐣

2021-04-04: Stolen Data of 533 Million Facebook Users Leaked Online

2021-04-03: Who’s for a Salty Kiss?

2021-04-03: Taking a dive into something different

2021-04-03: I’ve pushed the servers pretty hard this morning updating all my old posts, images and videos. Sorry …

2021-04-03: Has anyone come up with anything interesting to embed a gallery in a micro.blog post? Trying to …

2021-04-03: I don’t think I will be breaking social distancing today.

2021-04-03: HomeScreen April 2020 I told you I was going to keep on top of this and share my Homescreen regularly. You might not take …

2021-04-03: This is pretty cool. Make All Your Books an Audiobook For Free

2021-04-03: Thinking about streaming some games while I’m playing. I mean I might as well. What kinda gear will …

2021-04-02: Looks like the tired Terrorism line isn’t working any more so encryption is now bad for kids safety

2021-04-02: Lazing in the sun after our walk

2021-04-02: This weeks newsletter is out email.gr36.com/archive/g…

2021-04-02: Started playing Wonder Box this morning. 🎮

2021-04-02: One thing I don’t like is webmention doesn’t seem to work very well on micro.blog. If someone writes …

2021-04-02: Some alternatives for those worried about Unsplash 13 Unsplash Alternatives to Find Free Stock …

2021-04-01: Agree with all of these points 👍 Writing on the web

2021-04-01: Spotify Has Removed 40 Joe Rogan Episodes — Here’s the Full List “But Spotify don’t sensor …

2021-04-01: Fast Moving Is Not Always Better Matt Birchler on wanting a delay tweet button: People sometimes act like outrage and fake news is …

2021-04-01: If there is on take away from designing your own blog theme, it’s that you’ll never be happy. …

2021-04-01: How I Set Up My Micro.blog Now I’ve ended my Ross and Rachel relationship with micro.blog, and I’m fully in, I wanted to spend …

2021-03-31: Dear toaster makers that require the left side to be down already in order to put the right side …

2021-03-31: These huge threaded tweets drive me insane. It sounds really interesting but hard to read, …

2021-03-30: The occasional nice weather day in the UK

2021-03-30: How Facebook Makes Money Karen Hao on Facebooks misinformation addiction: The algorithms that underpin Facebook’s business …

2021-03-30: The Thought Of Fading Away I don’t remember the first time I thought about killing myself. It has to have been too long ago for …

2021-03-29: Random thought of the day: Clean is an absolute state. So therefor you can’t give something a “good …

2021-03-29: Majestic AF

2021-03-29: Being Able To Publish To The Internet We’ve all seen or heard of someone being ‘de platformed’ and loosing access to a service. Usually …

2021-03-29: Here’s a interesting thought. Where would / should micro.blog come down on miss information? A blog …

2021-03-29: Even fake plants make me feel better!

2021-03-29: Of course I bought Myths of the Eastern Realm 🎮

2021-03-28: Tracking All The Things DHH on old school tracking: How bizarre it would have seemed back then to learn that in the future …

2021-03-28: I’ve been struggling with the Opengraph information shared with the mb plugin and it turns out …

2021-03-28: Why Micro.Blog In recent weeks I have been a bit of a restless soul. Moving things around despite my insistence …

2021-03-28: Im still frustrated at some things but… There is something really freeing about just having one blog …

2021-03-27: Just started: The Midnight Library by Matt Haig 📚

2021-03-27: My Favourite Apple Device

To steal some inspiration from Gabz I wanted to write about my favourite Apple device I own. For …

2021-03-27: Had a nice walk around Denton Reservoir this morning. Despite a bit of trespassing to get there!

2021-03-27: A Bit Of Quiet And Focus DHH wanting less platforms Everything from everyone all the time is too much. It’s unnatural …

2021-03-27: Phoenix rising is the first game I have finished for years. Decades perhaps and I loved every second …

2021-03-26: What specifically is a web app not able to do that a native app can?

2021-03-26: Thanks for the link in this weeks Birchtree Bark @mattbirchler …

2021-03-26: I wrote a few weeks ago about Where your posts go and Thankfully I have managed to achieve the …

2021-03-26: Feed Worries Yes. Unless you can’t tell I have moved my blog, again. It’s now firmly rooted into micro.blog, and …

2021-03-26: Saying goodbye to my work transport today. A year of WFH with no end in site it’s just not worth …

2021-03-25: Anyone ever get that feeling of doubt once you’ve changed something. An instant need to pull the rip …

2021-03-25: I need a way to redirect my website /feed to another xml feed @manton @help I’ve tried to …

2021-03-25: Facebook Is Cigarettes Make me smart with Kai and Molly: Facebook is cigarettes… It’s Big Tobacco… They know its product …

2021-03-25: Well. I’m in! One blog 👍 #oneofus

2021-03-25: My Set-Up And Want For Less In the middle of last year I was debating my surrounding technology, and 8 moths later I am still …

2021-03-25: At the moment my imposter syndrome is really getting me down and I am comparing myself to others …

2021-03-24: Moved all of my posts to mb today and finished off work on my theme! The road to only one blog is …

2021-03-24: My wife’s Mother’s Day plant has bloomed really nicely.

2021-03-24: Did not realise that WordPress is ditching the classic editor all together. If ever there was a …

2021-03-23: Started a new book, but it’s not listed in micro.blog/books! 📚

2021-03-23: Started to use Twitter again last few days. Realised why I hadn’t the last few months. 🤦‍♂️ I never …

2021-03-23: Not sure if it’s the Ulysses posting but I’m more motivated to sort my micro.blog out, it’s starting …

2021-03-23: Sat at home playing FIFA on my TV. Had to take my wife to pick the kids up from school so grabbed my …

2021-03-23: Can relate

2021-03-23: Please find enclosed for your approval - dark mode on gr36.com

2021-03-23: I’d Hate To Loose My Stuff Kaitlyn Tiffany on the disappearing internet At the same time, the internet is constantly …

2021-03-23: Surprising what an improvement a bit of colour makes.

2021-03-23: What’s this for? I question almost everything about my life. Constantly wondering about each and everything I do and …

2021-03-22: 🎮 Resident Evil 7 comes to Stadia Pro, Resident Evil… - Stadia Community I’ve never played a …

2021-03-22: Finished: Men Who Stare at Goats by Jon Ronson 📚

2021-03-22: The value of your words Patric Rhone on writing a blog post instead of tweets please place any idea worth more than 280 …

2021-03-19: The fact this is news is shocking!

2021-03-19: I’m An Advert, Calm Down Feeling the need to defend Apple because another brand made an advert is a strange logic. Sure, the …

2021-03-19: Always Positive Joe on trying to remain positive all the time: Right now I am struggling with having positive …

2021-03-19: So Honda sent me an email to wait for a letter to come about my motorbike. This letter told me to …

2021-03-19: Was This Correct? The last sentence of Jacks first tweet in his thread when following Trumps banning from Twitter has …

2021-03-19: Looking For My Perfect App It doesn’t exist. You can’t find everything you want from an app, it’s like finding a unicorn. …

2021-03-18: I’ve gone all around the houses to realise that Ulysses is the best all round writing app. Doesn’t …

2021-03-18: Well a cancelled game just launched 🙄

2021-03-17: Waiting for FIFA 21 🎮

2021-03-17: This week marks a year of my newsletter. Its a labour of love becuase I really enjoy writing unique …

2021-03-16: I was expecting FIFA 21 to be free play this weekend but looks like it’s 2k21 instead 🎮

2021-03-16: Ergh this is just disgusting to see on a blogging platform. Cant get rid of it either.

2021-03-16: Stadia Premier Edition is £54 in the UK 🎮

2021-03-15: I wonder if we could set up a Craft.do space to share draft blog posts and get others thoughts on …

2021-03-14: Why is there still no “this tweet is completely false” option to report a tweet!!!

2021-03-14: I’ve just worked out why I like micro.blog so much. Despite it’s lack of “everyone” being here, it …

2021-03-14: The Importance Of Silence Andy on his avoidance of silence I had a brief moment of silence today, only about a minute, but …

2021-03-14: I am confused why there needs to be several versions of Markdown that change the syntax for no …

2021-03-14: So after my frustrations yesterday with Craft I figured I might as well get something that can …

2021-03-13: Blogging Isn’t Social Media The usual over inflation from David Hansson on Twitter: "HEY World is a tribute to the bliss of …

2021-03-13: In bloom

2021-03-13: How long does it take for Apple to approve a podcast. Asking for a friend.

2021-03-13: Any ideas how to set a default (fallback) og:img or Twitter image in WordPress?

2021-03-12: Down the neck

2021-03-12: I’m leaning more into Things 3 to manage projects. I like the ability to have dates and separate …

2021-03-11: Privacy Labels With Caveats Mitchell Clark on Gmail labels in their iOS app It is worth noting that Apple’s app privacy labels …

2021-03-10: I found this when doing David’s challenge over the weekend. Your limit is not your limit, you just …

2021-03-10: Google Have made The Material Design icon set available on Google Fonts.

2021-03-10: Homescreen March 2021 I want to try and keep a post or page updated with the tools I am using and apps I have installed. I …

2021-03-10: Digital Consumerism And App Lust Mario Villalobos on when to say yes There’s this mindset among many people online that I like to …

2021-03-10: When Are You Enough? Every single advert you see on Tv has a pretty simple message. It wants you to be motivated enough …

2021-03-10: Being able to work while blasting out Metallica is one of my favourite improvements to working from …

2021-03-10: Many times I’ve said “I’d still pay cinema prices if I could just watch a new movie at home” Now …

2021-03-10: Stop Tracking Random Emails David Nield gives some advice on email tracking and how to stop it Tracking pixels can report the …

2021-03-09: No Replacement For Organisation Gaby on another ducking task manager Bringing a lot of stress, things not being as organized, many …

2021-03-09: Now I am getting to the stage where I am happy with my micro.blog theme (still a bit left to do) I …

2021-03-09: What I Am Reading At this point in my life I am not sure I can ever sleep without first turning a few digital pages. …

2021-03-09: I doubt I will do these kinds of figures ever again. Well never say never I suppose.

2021-03-09: I Did It! You may have noticed my absence from almost absolutely everything over the weekend. No blogging, no …

2021-03-09: Stadia is dead - remember Stadia on new Sony TVs the TVs come with features like built-in Chromecast, Google Assistant …

2021-03-08: I still cant actually believe I’ve finished.

2021-03-08: Having product makers and founders open to feedback and having in depth conversations about the …

2021-03-08: Because we don’t know when we will die, we get to think of life as an inexhaustible well. Yet …

2021-03-05: These posts still have not published @help I’m having to publish to Wordpress just to send this …

2021-03-04: Currently reading: Men Who Stare at Goats by Jon Ronson 📚

2021-03-04: Finished: The Coast-to-Coast Murders by James Patterson 📚

2021-03-04: The runs start tomorrow and it’s all getting a bit real now! I’m doing 4 x 4 x 48 fundraising for …

2021-03-04: What You Watchin I know what most people think straight away. How many of todays posts are going to be about Apple …

2021-03-04: Playing Again This game has been the best one I have picked up in ages. Yes I am aware I keep banging on about it. …

2021-03-03: Bonus Day 3 of the Photoblogging Challenge: In complete defiance of her disability

2021-03-03: Writing How To Guides I often wonder why I publish things to the internet. It doesn’t matter if it’s a tweet, a photo or a …

2021-03-02: I Almost Forgot It was by absolute chance that I remembered to post today’s blog post for the March blogging …

2021-03-02: Anyone else noticed how scummy the adverts in Apple News have become.

2021-03-02: TikTok’s “Cancel Porn” movement is more complicated than it seems - Vox like pretty much any …

2021-03-02: This makes me sad

2021-03-01: Start Up Life Be Like

2021-03-01: A Creature Of Habit I wouldn’t say that daily routines are essential to me, but they are very highly ranked. I am a big …

2021-03-01: This is your daily reminder to thread your tweets. Or even better, write a blog post!

2021-03-01: How it feels using social media not made to keep your attention

2021-03-01: This Is How You Write When you first start out writing anything it’s daunting. It feels like it’s one of those things that …

2021-03-01: I am becoming really interested in the barriers that services have to entry and as such the type of …

2021-03-01: Bonus Day of February Photoblogging Challenge: Candle Light

2021-02-28: Any ideas on using a dfferent partial dependent on category for a micro.blog site? I am using …

2021-02-28: Day 28 of the February Photoblogging Challenge: Up the tree

2021-02-27: Day 27 of February Photoblogging Challenge: Pompasetting is a completely new phrase to me, but I am …

2021-02-26: Day 26 of February Photoblogging Challenge: My favourite photo I’ve taken

2021-02-26: Does Overcast have Apple Watch streaming? If it does I can’t get it to work!

2021-02-26: What Is Your Blog? When I first started writing on the internet it was a weird time. I wasn’t the first to do it, but I …

2021-02-26: I actually logged in to Mastodon today! What if we could actually get this thing to work! I’m …

2021-02-26: On a podcast this morning I heard someone say “His phone was ringing off the hook.” At work I often …

2021-02-25: Knowing what you are and what you need Jacob Kastrenakes on Twitters new features: Direct payment tools have become increasingly important …

2021-02-25: Day 25 of February Photoblogging Challenge: I don’t write code, so here’s a flower instead.

2021-02-25: I am a full on Figma convert now. I find it so much easier to design in compared to Sketch and XD. I …

2021-02-24: Day 24 of February Photoblogging Challenge: Baby phone

2021-02-24: Hello Friends. I am doing something stupid again, for charity! Next week I will be doing the 4x4x48 …

2021-02-23: Not Missing The Newsletter Boom Andy Nicolaides on the new ‘blogging’ in Hey One of the guiding principles of Hey, to me, seemed to …

2021-02-23: Day 23 of February Photoblogging Challenge: The bruised banana kit is still one of my favourites.

2021-02-23: Secretary of State for Transport Grant Shapps confirmed over the weekend that the European Union’s …

2021-02-23: I spent the whole time confused at the data not dates statement 🤦‍♂️

2021-02-22: I like Quicksand font. That is all. Carry on

2021-02-22: Day 22 of February Photoblogging Challenge : She put a spell on me

2021-02-21: Chrome Used 10X More RAM Than Safari on macOS Under normal and lightweight web browsing, Google …

2021-02-21: Started playing Little Nightmares 2 as it’s free on Stadia Pro. What a little gem it is. Great …

2021-02-21: They should bring back Splinter Cell 🎮

2021-02-21: This puzzle in Immortals Fenyx Rising was driving me crazy until I realised the answeres are …

2021-02-21: Day 21 of February Photoblogging Challenge : Autumn colours

2021-02-20: I mean I know I just posted this but my run today has really made me feel old. Hobbling around like …

2021-02-20: I really wish micro.blog had a way to sync theme changes to a git repo. The current set up makes …

2021-02-20: Day 20 of February Photoblogging Challenge: Whatever the weather we love the beach

2021-02-19: This must watch video is 10 years old!!! Beware the filter bubble

2021-02-19: It’s Easy To Blame Facebook Casey Newton on Facebook and Google vs Australia wrote It’s worth mentioning that any Australian …

2021-02-19: My wife having to return to work despite still feeling unwell from COVID says everything about the …

2021-02-19: Facebook and Google are giant advertising platforms, not tenets of an open web. It’s time to start …

2021-02-19: Day 19 of the February Photoblogging Challenge: Not alive but still beautiful

2021-02-19: Greg Thinks Things #25 email.gr36.com/archive/g…

2021-02-18: I Still Don’t Know What I Want To Be When I Grow Up I posted this very tongue in cheek recently. A brief thought that passed through my mind whilst …

2021-02-18: People who have a feedproxy RSS feed. Why?

2021-02-18: I find it absolutely fascinating that I STILL don’t know what I want to be when I grow up.

2021-02-18: Is it a Zelda rip off - yeah a bit. Does that mean it’s rubbish - not at all. Really enjoying Fenyx …

2021-02-18: Perhaps I need to ban link posts from @mattbirchler for a while! I just find myself nodding along to …

2021-02-18: What’s Essential To You? Matt Birchler nailing it once again: One man’s bullshit is another man’s essential features, but …

2021-02-18: Day 18 of the February Photoblogging Challenge: Valentine’s Day at home.

2021-02-18: Webmentions To Avoid Twitter Perhaps avoid is the wrong word, but we’ve all felt that annoyance that we opened the app to send a …

2021-02-18: Passion doesn’t arrive while waiting for inspiration to strike, it’s uncovered through action and …

2021-02-18: Writing For Yourself And Growth Chris Hannah on blog growth That made me think, if money isn’t going to be a significant factor in …

2021-02-17: Matt Goes Back to the Mac? Sorta. Matt Birchler on his purchase of a MacBook Air: Next up is figuring out an angle to talk about this …

2021-02-17: Writing the next editon of my newsletter spured on by the fact that people actually want to read it!

2021-02-17: I’ve never quite been able to sum Twitter up myself but…

2021-02-17: Day 17th of the February Photoblogging Challenge: still

2021-02-16: Cross Posting To Twitter After trying and failing several times, I am starting to move further and further away from Twitter. …

2021-02-16: For Day 16 of February Photoblogging Challenge: I don’t believe my talk was erudite display, but I …

2021-02-15: After years of me harping on about minimalism I think my wife is finally onboard! She’s getting as …

2021-02-15: Why do I run? There are numerous things that I cannot remember when and why I started doing, I just do. But …

2021-02-15: Moving on and significant others Chaitanya wrote The crux of having other significant others (as coined by psychologist Eli Finkel) …

2021-02-15: Next up on Stadia The Stadia blog monthly update These games represent just a sampling of the more than 100 games …

2021-02-15: Day 15 of February Photoblogging Challenge: Refection

2021-02-14: I did it!

2021-02-14: Can someone help as my photos page seems to be broken. Whatever I try it just will not show any …

2021-02-14: Day 14 of February Photoblogging Challenge: Kind, compassionate and wonderful. I love this woman! ❤️

2021-02-14: Apple Privacy Information Needs To Go Further When Apple announced the requirement for apps to be transparent about their privacy implications, I …

2021-02-14: I can almost smell freedom!

2021-02-14: Mark Zuckerberg Reportedly Told Staff Facebook Needs to 'Inflict Pain' on Apple Over Privacy Dispute Sami Fathi for MacRumours Facebook states that choosing between tracking users for personalized ads …

2021-02-13: Where does this go? After reading some other bloggers writing workflows and even looking at some diagrams to illustrate …

2021-02-13: hey @numericcitizen how do you do your quotes on your micro blog, they look awesome!

2021-02-13: Day 13 of February Photoblogging Challenge: make me whole again

2021-02-13: Can someone help as my photos page seems to be broken. Whatever I try it just will not show any …

2021-02-13: We’ve decided as a family to watch all the Harry Potter films again. I don’t think I’ve ever seen …

2021-02-13: Matt Birchler not Pulling any punches: social media is largely a place for talking shit in public …

2021-02-13: ♥️ Stadia I’ve kept reasonably quiet about Stadia, and it’s predicted demise. Partly because I can’t be doing …

2021-02-13: Just bought The Touryst thanks to @ohbananajoe Recomendation this looks fun! 🎮

2021-02-13: Joe Rogan Un-Experienced I must admit I haven’t missed the Joe Rogan experience once. Even if I didn’t agree with every …

2021-02-12: I am really enjoying playing Immortals Fenyx Rising. 🎮 It’s a bit of a Zelda rip off but more …

2021-02-12: February 2021 Photoblogging Challenge I chased the Sporg as far as I could but it got away

2021-02-11: It’s getting closer to freedom day!

2021-02-11: Needing Feedback Last night, just before heading up to bed I published a blog post. Not an exceptionally long one, …

2021-02-11: Insular Bubbles Mike Rockwell: The problem with insular bubbles isn’t just that you’re surrounded by people that …

2021-02-11: This is a serious question, with genuine interest. Why is America so obsessed with its National …

2021-02-10: Reaching Out It was so nice today to receive a text out the blue just asking if I was ok. It isn’t something I …

2021-02-09: Today I am mostly uploading 16 4K videos to YouTube and waiting for them to render.

2021-02-09: Writing, like so many creative acts, is hard. Sitting there, staring, mad at yourself, mad at the …

2021-02-08: Today has been a long day

2021-02-08: Classifying Yourself Kaitlyn Tiffany on Cottagecore: The impulse for classification is a staple of internet life—tag …

2021-02-08: Asking, Giving And Blogging After my failed attempt to run a blog membership I was disillusioned with trying to monetise my …

2021-02-08: Oh no. There’s a hand egg game on isn’t there.

2021-02-07: Do scheduled posts ever work on WordPress?

2021-02-07: Looking Forward I am not going to lie, 2020 was tough — as it was for loads of people, some more so than me. The …

2021-02-07: Strategy and tactics and Powerpoint Seth wrote If you’re not trying to cause an action or some other change in attitude or belief, then …

2021-02-06: Adopt The Opposite Position Chris Wilson in Learn Create Share: Sometimes we can get so caught in our ways of thinking, we …

2021-02-05: Serious talk: how do you get motivated to do things you don’t believe in. I have some tasks to …

2021-02-05: Is there a way to block a certain category of WordPress posts from being indexed?

2021-02-05: Twitter Muscle Memory Whenever an idea hits me, or I just want to ‘say’ something to the internet I press the little blue …

2021-02-04: Managed to get my newsletter finished thankfully. It’s going out to a record number of subscribers …

2021-02-04: Why Does Every Advert Look The Same? Josh Gabert-Doyon wrote: It involves the use of simple, well-bounded scenes of flat cartoon figures …

2021-02-04: Digital Social Distancing Michael wrote: some of the people I unfollowed are genuine friends of mine. But I’ve sort-of …

2021-02-04: Well the testing didn’t go well. #thankscovid

2021-02-04: Geo Force Now: Link your Steam account so you can play all your games. Me: Ok Done that Geo Force …

2021-02-04: Well COVID has breached the Morris household!

2021-02-04: I Don’t Get ‘It’ When speaking (over the internet of course) to Jeff Perry yesterday I realised a weird tendency I …

2021-02-04: February Photoblogging day 3: The most comfy running shoes I have ever had.

2021-02-04: all I can do is wait for the offer to expire then I assume I’ll be presented with another offer. It …

2021-02-04: I need to actually get on and play this thing through but the design and aesthetics of the smallest …

2021-02-03: My Digital Ocean invoice was like 4x the price this month because of all the sodding about I’ve done …

2021-02-03: I Am Not Ready To Go Back Chaitanya wrote For most part of the 12 months I was eager to go back, but there has been a change …

2021-02-03: Checked in a bit on Twitter yesterday and today. What a mistake. Replied to a few messages, tweeted …

2021-02-03: Supporting The Feed CJ Chilvers wrote: Most writers started writing to please the search engines (later just one search …

2021-02-03: Had to get a COVID test this morning. 🙏

2021-02-03: So. If I write a post on micro.blog that mentions my own blog will it work? Look like webmentions …

2021-02-03: Someone from South Korea Really wants to get into my blog this morning. Hello! 👋

2021-02-03: Look like webmentions from comments is now working! Now to make sure they are working everywhere …

2021-02-02: “Stadia is dead” Here’s FIFA 21. 🎮

2021-02-02: Exploring webmentions on my blog. Works most of the time, but is a little spotty in places. …

2021-02-01: “AMP, a technology no one asked for, is now on over 70% of all marketing websites for no other …

2021-02-01: Photoblogging Day 1: Close up

2021-02-01: Insomnia For the past few weeks I have been waking up at ridiculous times and not being able to get back to …

2021-02-01: Looking at note taking apps and document storage options going forward. For something marketed to …

2021-01-31: My LG tv from like 4 years ago just updated itself to work with HomeKit 😮

2021-01-31: Now I’ve got twitter replies sorted as webmentions for blog posts. How are people displaying twitter …

2021-01-31: Screw it. I’m building a PC.

2021-01-31: Ghost Members Sign Up Form Not Working? Three Things To Check Sending email newsletters from Ghost can be a draughting experience, especially if you have not done …

2021-01-31: Getting actually happy with my bloggng now and inspired to write things now its really easy!

2021-01-31: The Future Of Greg Thinks Things This is the type of headline that usually sounds the alarms and announces shutting down a service. …

2021-01-30: Does micro.blog support webmentions from other places? For example if I mention a micro.blog hosted …

2021-01-30: Pitching Yourself & Loosing Yourself Jack wrote I don’t want to be in the audience of someone who’s trying to build an audience A …

2021-01-30: HomeScreen January 2021 I find it interesting looking at others Homescreens. It shows me a lot about how they use their …

2021-01-30: It seems I can’t get hold of a Keychron K2 for love nor money at the minute! Anything else worth …

2021-01-29: I vaguely remember installing Signal a few weeks ago, but it’s never pinged once. Yeah. I have no …

2021-01-29: Stop being an asshole to assholes, because you’re an asshole too, remember? – Adam G. Be Like The …

2021-01-29: How You Use Your Tools It’s said a bad workman always blames his tools. An old saying yes, but it’s always clear when …

2021-01-29: I thought there had been more hunbots around latently How the Pandemic Stoked a Backlash to …

2021-01-29: It’s so fluffy!

2021-01-29: Serious question: was Friends ever funny?

2021-01-28: The Substance Of Things Rebecca wrote All my life I have had the habit of liking the idea of things and not the thing …

2021-01-28: Shortcut: Publishing to Wordpress

This is one of my most used Shortcuts now I have removed posting friction and settled a little. …

2021-01-28: If you share a shortcut iCloud link, and then delete the shortcut from your device, does the link …

2021-01-28: I Didn’t Want To Move There are many things in life I am never happy with but my content production is the biggest one. …

2021-01-28: Despite my dismissive tendencies Greg Thinks Things has moved to substack https://gr36.substack.com …

2021-01-28: MX Master 3 Freezing On Mac? Here's The Fix! After denying it for quite a while, I succumbed to getting myself a third-party mouse, and you can’t …

2021-01-28: Well WordPress is definitely not the way to go. For some reason this morning the dashboard just …

2021-01-28: Now that everything is all sorted and I feel like I actually own my blog posts again, I’ll keep it …

2021-01-27: So @chrishannah has decided to set a blogging challenge and I am definitely in! Who wants to take …

2021-01-27: Everything is currently broken and I’m like 🤷‍♂️

2021-01-26: Has anyone done anything cool with m.b bookmarks yet? I really want to pull them into Roam but …

2021-01-26: The Greater Internet Fuckwad Theory’: ‘normal person + anonymity + audience = total fuckwad’ Jamie …

2021-01-26: I’m doing some work on my blog and going through all of my old posts fills me with some …

2021-01-26: Thanks for your tweet @greghiggins It was one year ago today [@GR36](https://micro.blog/GR36) had me …

2021-01-26: Why Membership Matters Almost a year ago, I wrote: Memberships are not about a money grab at all, they are about people …

2021-01-26: Shortcut: Find Apple News Original URL This issue has been driving me insane for a while. Apple seem determined to keep everything locked …

2021-01-25: Dealing With Email | Chris Hannah Chris wrote: All of this is very much making me think about giving Hey a try. Except for the fact …

2021-01-25: My test Wordpress blog has had 30 malicious login attempts and loads of attempts to use XML-RPC just …

2021-01-24: Forget the Gym: Walking Is the Superior Form of Exercise Will Self wrote You don’t have to be a communist to appreciate the force of Marx’s observation: …

2021-01-23: Anyone interested in purchasing a domain I’m not using? notareal.blog

2021-01-23: Life is Complex | Rhoneism Patric Rhone wrote: Life is as complex and beautiful as a snowflake. And, in the grand scheme, as …

2021-01-23: This doggo loves snow

2021-01-22: Just found out I can follow YouTube channels via rss (thanks to @matthewlang) and now my life is …

2021-01-22: Trying to formulate what to do with my blogging going forward. My biggest sicking point is my …

2021-01-22: I retract my previous statements about Wordpress being slow. Spun up a quick testing droplet and 🤯

2021-01-22: Absoultly crazy to think that some memberships for my newsletter are coming up for renewal! A year a …

2021-01-21: Just scheduled edition #23 of my newsletter. Past editions Sign up

2021-01-21: This is 100% me currently

2021-01-21: I don’t want to be bleating on about bookmarks but found another issue. IF the bookmarking does work …

2021-01-21: Didn’t realise you can host a podcast on Substack! hmmmm 🤔

2021-01-20: Here’s my doggo. For no other reason than I love him

2021-01-20: The Non Gamers Guide To Google Stadia I don’t play many games. I tell myself that this is because I …

2021-01-20: Bookmark Madness Trying to workout where my blogging is going and also cut down on the tools I am using. The most …

2021-01-18: Ready Player Two For some reason I managed to miss all of the build up to this book despite Ready Player One being …

2021-01-12: Are We Addicted To Creating Conspiracy Theories? In a broad sense of the word I understand the need for answers, but this need in modern times seems …

2021-01-11: Social Media in 2021 Whilst writing some daily thoughts out I have recently been trying to formulate where my Social …

2021-01-10: American Politics Gets Everywhere Twitter is great for me. Its open, varied and has provided me with a platform to meet some good …

2021-01-05: Yuval Noah Harari on the Story of Sapiens, the Power of Awareness, and the Brilliance of Bone-Conduction Headphones Meditation this was an extremely humiliating, an important experience because it made me realise …

2021-01-04: The 1996 Law That Ruined the Internet Silas House wrote: Fifteen years ago the major social-media platforms barely existed. Was the …

2021-01-03: The Non Gamers Guide To Google Stadia I don’t play many games. I tell myself that this is because I don’t have time, but really it’s …

2020-12-30: 2020 In Review This year more than ever it is so difficult to review the year and start to plan the year to come. …

2020-12-17: Start The New Year Right With Fitness Totals Since the launch of iOS14 we’ve seen an influx of widgets for your Home Screen. Apple having finally …

2020-11-28: Do People Actually Think About This Stuff? One question has been stuck in my brain for the last week or so. One that was not flippantly asked, …

2020-11-27: Don’t Let Shopping Ruin Your Holiday Season In every case, we have been manipulated by marketers, advertisers, and retailers to shop more and …

2020-11-21: The iPhone 12 Line Up Points Out The Flaws In Me I am a few days away from deciding on which iPhone 12 size to go for and it’s making me think …

2020-11-18: And the Entire PC Market Went, “Oh Shit” Matt Birchler: Maybe there’s some catch here that will reveal itself in time, but I think there are …

2020-11-17: Taking Matts Lead: Finding New Free Ways To Solve Problems After touching on the subject in last weeks newsletter, I am inspired by Matt Birchler (once again) …

2020-11-14: My Journey To Apple I’ve been delving into origin stories of some of my sons favourite superhero’s and it got me …

2020-11-14: The MagSafe Wallet on Each Size iPhone Yeah, I’m that guy this year. I couldn’t decide which iPhone size I wanted, so I got them all. It’s …

2020-11-14: Neglecting The Telephoto Lens Three years ago I was dismissive of the zoom lens that featured on the bigger versions of the …

2020-11-06: Answering Your MagSafe Wallet Questions [embed]youtu.be/G-M13O-ur…[/embed] Despite ordering weeks ago, out of the blue my MagSafe …

2020-11-05: About The iPhone 12 Design [embed]youtu.be/l28UAs30J…[/embed] As soon as Apple showed off the iPhone 12 new design I was …

2020-10-30: 5 Of My Favourite iOS Apps A few times a year these kinds of posts start to appear. Around the time of installing new iOS …

2020-10-29: Pixel 5 Review It’s been three years since I used a Pixel device. Not since the first version was I even …

2020-10-28: Average Joe walks into an Apple Store "Hello, I'd like to buy one of the new iPhones, please!" "Sure thing, here's the new iPhone 12. It's …

2020-10-25: iPhone 12 Pro Thoughts After using as many phones as I have over the last 12 months you begin to see things a little …

2020-10-18: Podcasts And Me One of the proximal causes of the COVID-19 issues here in the UK has been a dramatic reduction in my …

2020-10-18: The iPhone 11 Has The Best Camera Matt Birchler wrote: the iPhone 11 Pro has had by far the best camera I've ever used in a phone, and …

2020-10-14: A Better Camera | Tablet Habit As for what phone I intend to buy, the differences between the Pro and Pro Max are substantial …

2020-10-06: Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra Review When I sit down and think about doing a review, I want to answer the questions I would have about …

2020-09-30: Is Mystic Bronze Actually Pink? After frequenting the Galaxy Fold owners forums and subreddits, one of the biggest and most asked …

2020-09-23: Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 5G Review About 10 months ago, I was invited down by Samsung KX to have a few hours hands on with their first …

2020-09-19: Telling people to delete Facebook won’t fix the internet Adi Robertson for The Verge: WhatsApp works almost nothing like Facebook. It’s a highly private, …

2020-09-09: It's Not The Internet It's You I am currently walking a new path of self discovery. I haven’t disappeared to India, or been …

2020-09-01: The Trickle Down Attention Economy You will never in your life posses something that is as important as your attention. The notice you …

2020-09-01: The Conscience of Silicon Valley social media companies are basically giant behavior-modification systems that use algorithms to …

2020-08-26: Sidetracked By Social Media Julian Summerhayes wrote: But it occurred to me, as I lay awake at just after 4.30 am, how little …

2020-08-26: We Might Be Getting that 120Hz iPhone 12 After All Matt Birchler wrote: Well, just yesterday I was weighing whether I'd prefer a high refresh screen or …

2020-08-22: I’ll Gladly Pay Extra For Apple To Manage My Payments I take out loads of free trials. What can I say I am a sucker for a freebie and even if I have no …

2020-08-22: My Reading Flow Reading comes easy to most of us, you pick up a book and read the words on the page. It’s so simple …

2020-08-21: How To Start Hacking Roam Research As with everything I get invested in I like to go in deep and see what it can really do. One of the …

2020-08-21: My Writing Workflow The only thing that changes more than my task manager is my writing app. Not because I feature crave …

2020-08-20: Missing A Good Hug There are many things that the current COVID-19 pandemic has destroyed. Forcing us all to readdress …

2020-08-18: Remove The Hype Simon Woods wrote: One of the things I wish we could take back as a result of the web: Hype culture. …

2020-08-18: Your privacy is not the price of entry For the past two decades there has been a battle to collect as much information about you as …

2020-08-18: Posting Read Books On Goodreads To Micropub After spending some time setting up posting films to micropub, I really wanted to get my reading …

2020-08-18: Be An Anteambulo Vishal Kataria wrote: Every artist whose work made an impact did more than just his work. He …

2020-08-17: Google should be killed as the default search engine everywhere Kim Lyons for The Verge: Most of Mozilla’s revenue comes from search engine companies like Google— …

2020-08-17: Sitting In The Chair That’s the easy bit right. Sitting in the chair, then you’ve got to sort all your desk out, check …

2020-08-11: Battling Your Ego A year or so I wrote about the trouble with letting your ego in, what I really should of titled it …

2020-08-09: I Can’t Go Back Can I When thinking about my smartphone usage I always long for something simpler. A life not filled with …

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

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

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

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

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

2020-07-17: Apple Is Killing A Billion-Dollar Ad Industry With One Popup Anupam Chugh for Mac O’Clock No user in their right consciousness would look to opt-in for …

2020-07-13: The Perils of ‘With Us or Against Us’ Conor Friedersdorf for The Atlantic That crusade is as vulnerable to mistakes and excesses as any …

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

2020-07-12: Google-backed groups criticize Apple's new warnings on user tracking Stephen Nellis and Paresh Dave for Reuters: Sixteen marketing associations, some of which are backed …

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

2020-06-30: Apple Called Out Google Over Privacy Concerns. The Company's Response Shows It Misses the Point Jason Aten for INC Google, on the other hand, takes a different approach. Google literally stores …

2020-06-30: Features I Would Like In Hey Nothing can ever be perfect, and Hey is no different. It takes some thought to get used to all the …

2020-06-26: My Favourite Hey Features I have made it my mission to not talk about all the App Store issues surrounding the launch of this …

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

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

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

2020-05-18: We’re All Realizing Life Is Not Found in Material Possessions Joshua Becker for becoming Minimalist Retail shopping is not needed for our survival. Of course, it …

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

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

2020-05-15: How To Set Up Strava To Record Calories In Apple Health After switching from recording my cycling on the Apple Watch to a Wahoo Element Bolt my activity …

2020-05-07: Magic Keyboard Follow Up It’s been more than 14 days since I received my Magic Keyboard. The time has flown by and I hadn’t …

2020-05-06: Charty: Plot Data Directly From Shortcuts If you’ve followed me for a while, you will already know my love of iOS automation. I am not Chris …

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

2020-04-28: Magic Keyboard for iPad Pro | Initial Charge ...the Magic Keyboard has taught me that holding the iPad Pro in my hands is my favorite way to use …

2020-04-27: Google shamelessly puts "Duo Start Video Call" link when mentioned "ZOOM" on Android Digital Hacker wrote: TheDigitalHacker team observed the screenshot and found that the user, in …

2020-04-27: How To Open External Links In A New Tab By Default In Ghost Updated: Added in non-jQuery code snippet This problem is a reasonably simple one if you know what …

2020-04-26: The Best Apple Setups Recently Chris Wilson set a challenge to come up with the best Apple related setups you can at …

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

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

2020-04-22: Epic gives in to Google and releases Fortnite on the Play Store Nick Statt for The Verge wrote a great article that sums everythig up, but to pull out this quote …

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

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

2020-04-20: Things for iPad Adds Enhanced Cursor Support with Context Menus and Special Clicks Ryan Chritoffel for MacStories: The team at Cultured Code has done more than just the basics with …

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

2020-04-16: One Week With the New 2020 iPad: Moving Back to Small Josh Ginter wrote: The 12.9-inch iPad Pro excels on a desk, but grinds to a halt everywhere else. I …

2020-04-14: Inoreader Lets You Turn Sites Without RSS into Feeds Matt Birchler wrote: Ironically, so much of the web is good at having RSS feeds that it was hard for …

2020-04-09: iOS 14: Apple developing ‘Clips’ feature for using apps without requiring full downloads Filipe Espósito wrote: Let’s say you get a QR Code with a link to a video from YouTube but you don’t …

2020-04-09: Brydge Pro+ iPad keyboard with trackpad Reviews Unfortunately the word seems to be out on the new Brydge keyboard Pro+ and it’s not good news. …

2020-04-08: MX Master 3: A Master Pointer For Most For years of my life, I have never strayed away from the mouse supplied with my computer. That …

2020-04-05: Thank god for the internet | Input Josh Topolsky wrote: But thank god for the internet. What the hell would we do right now without the …

2020-04-04: Why Don’t We Just Ban Targeted Advertising? | WIRED Gilad Edelman wrote You’d probably be able to read about all these changes in a revived news media. …

2020-04-04: We Went Delivering Smiles Something a bit different to my usual posts, but Team Morris wanted to make our street feel a bit …

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

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

2020-03-24: Who Would Have Thought an iPad Cursor Could Be So Much Fun? | WIRED Craig Mod wrote Move the pointer above a button and the circle morphs into the button itself, …

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

2020-03-22: I’ve Taken My Watch Off | Chis Hannah Chris wrote: My original lack of interest with the watch started I think when I wasn’t going to …

2020-03-18: Some Small Tips For Working From Home I have now been working from home on and off for a little over a year. I am no whiz at this and …

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

2020-03-14: We’re hustlers Amid coronavirus fears, this couple has made more than $100,000 reselling Lysol wipes After filling …

2020-03-14: Parenting Isn’t Over When Kids Grow Up | The Wall Street Journal Mark McConville wrote: But however much initiative, energy, or emotional investment is required to …

2020-03-08: We are all quite literally becoming more myopic A common culprit for the increase in myopia among children is something you have probably guessed: …

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

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

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

2020-02-15: Excluding Specific Tags From Ghost Index Page One of the things that I have had to get my head around since switching to Ghost is the new way of …

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

2020-02-13: Intermittent Fasting And Me Health is by far the most important thing for me to think about. I have been to the bottom and know …

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

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

2020-01-30: Is Recycling for Girls? Stuart Heritage on Why Some Men Think Green Means Girly | Men's Health UK Stuart Heritage wrote: A psychologist at Pennsylvania State University asked 960 participants …

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

2019-12-03: I Keep Coming Back To Bear Notes apps are my kryptonite. I get sucked in quickly, send a few hours getting everything …

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

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

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

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

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

2019-10-22: Hands On With The Galaxy Fold [embed]youtu.be/i1mVtJ4oV…[/embed] My first impressions were pretty impressed actually. I …

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

2019-08-20: Powerbeats Pro Review My biggest problem with headphones is that I have too many of them. Gone are the days of having one …

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

2017-08-19: Notifications Haze Ding! One new post incoming. I think everyone will agree notifications from your technology are …

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

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

2017-03-14: Siri Falls Down At Default Apps I know, I know I’m calling for Siri to get better again. Yet nothing has brought the downfalls of …

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

2016-06-12: We Need To Talk About Your Privacy I guess we are all too busy deciding if to leave the EU or if to stay in. Or maybe loosing all our …

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

2016-05-03: Apple Is No Longer Just A Hardware Company Since the companies inception in 1976, Apple have been held in high regard for their hardware. Woz …

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

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

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

2015-06-29: Google Wants The Entire History Of You The only hope for humanity is that Google retain its “don’t be evil” unofficial mantra. If they ever …

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

2015-05-17: I Like This Apple Watch More Than I Thought Since journeying back to using my iPhone more than anything else I have been stuck in term of …

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