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. I have never been a fan of many case designs as they often add a lot of weight which makes holding an iPad much more difficult. Couple this with the fact a case is pretty much redundant while in use, it’s usually in my hand or being used... [Read More]

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 change app design, turn it black and white and even calls for manufactures to step in and stop people using them so much. So it was no surprise when Apple took to the stage, only a few weeks after Google i/o and launched pretty much the same thing. ScreenTime is a quintessential... [Read More]

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 the same sort of phase when questioned about a whole range of topics. Anything from GDPR to Social Media harassment my answer - micro.blog. [Read More]

Intentional Twitter Usage

There are several narratives that exist through my blog posts. Productivity apps, Workflows and me trying to quit social media. The latest news in accordance with the latter, is trying to use Twitter more intentionally and it’s working very well. [Read More]

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 posted about my love of the app after giving it a chance, so I won’t go into that here but thought I’d share some of my most used and favourite actions. [Read More]

Notability 8.0

One of my most used apps Notability got a huge update today. I use this for marking up PDF, signing documents I receive through email, taking hand written notes and even the occasional doodle in brain storming sessions. [Read More]

Workflow - 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 love the app but this is the only thing that is keeping me using Todoist for work related reminders. I have tried loads of different options and work arounds, been helped out along the way, but could never find something good enough. This isn’t perfect but the best way is... [Read More]

Workflow - Idea To Drafts And Things

After giving it some time I am very happy with doing all my blog writing in Drafts 5. Unfortunately due to Workflow’s slowing updates, actions take ages to update and I have been stuck on a way to update my old Bear for ideas Workflow. Luckily using Drafts actions and the robust URL scheme I’ve been able to get this going again. [Read More]

Workflow - Shopping List In Things

As I slowly split my life into different sections, and live a life with different apps for home and work - Things 3 has become vitally important. It takes a more relaxed approach than Todoist and allows me to remember things to do but not feel stressed about them. [Read More]

Icro For Micro.blog

I have been trying to escape social media for a long time now. I love being social and sharing things, but I don’t want all the abuse and other issues that go with it. I went backwards and forwards with micro.blog a little while ago. Decided to try and build my own, but I’ve really settled into using the platform since adopting Drafts. The original app for iOS is a... [Read More]