Best Tech Purchased In 2017

Unfortunately it’s still early enough in the year for everyone to still be producing these listicles! During last weeks BYOD podcast Nati asked me what my favorite device from this year was, and it turns out I haven’t bought many! However there are a few major wins from 2017 and...

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We looked at CES as a lens of what is going on in the tech scene, trying to separate the real trends from the concepts that will never ship.

Also, we tried to predict how 2018 will be for Apple in various topics ranging from improving the software game, pricing and how will the lineup will look like.

Slowness Isn’t The Issue

Apple didn’t apologise for slowing your phone down. Not because of arrogance, not because they don’t care, but because they really didn’t have to. A phone getting slower over time is really not the issue here, the issue is transparency and communication (and perhaps a little bit of urban legend)....

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. Cases are another thing I am never happy with, always looking for the new thing that will keep my pride and joy safe.

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Greg encounters some issues with data sync that messes his iMac. Nati’s MacBook Pro returns, plus some horror stories about Apple AppStore development.

Also we dive into the new things that iOS 11.3 brings (in the 1st beta), and some clues about an new iPad Pro X with FaceID. And Greg shares some of his experience and frustrations with using an Android device again, and the benefits of using the Apple product ecosystem.

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This week we talked about how the HomePod will be graded on the Echo/ Google Home curve, which explains it being late. Also, should tech companies be involved in global politics? and new year resolutions: meditation, improving our workflows, consuming content and using our devices less.

Perfect Months Don’t Mean A Dam Thing

I have had somewhat of a love / hate relationship with Apple Watch. I love the majority of its health features. It has allowed me to listen far more closely to my body and my activity levels. Alongside also frustrating me with achievements that I cannot and should not be...

My Favourite Mac Apps

There have been several posts just like this one floating around the web over the last few days. Some written simply to cash in on people searching for apps for their new devices gifted over the holidays. However many have been genuinely useful and I have discovered some great apps...

Smartphone addiction and me

I can feel it once again, the stirs of urges that are controlling my habits without any conscious thought. All the billions poured into research and development, all the hours of design and engineering are working. All simply to keep me picking up the computer in my pocket.

Journaling With Day One Review

I’ve been toying with the idea of journaling for a long time. I’ve started jotting things down several times, but never really got the hang of it. Although I liked the idea of having a physical diary of my thoughts, I was always worried it wouldn’t stay personal. So a...