Date Archives January 2018

AirPods And Android

One of my favourite and most used secondary products are my AirPods, I use these for at least an hour a day so any new phone needs to work with these. During my Android experiment I would expect Android to also do the same, at least in the short term until I could find something…

My Android Experiment

Over my years of writing about technology I have tried very hard to not come down on one side of the fence. Making every attempt to review and comment on everything as impartially as possible. Although I am now living inside an Apple eco system, I am critical of wrong decisions and am a big…

Building A Micro Blog On Jekyll

After exploring other options to sharing on social media and using Micro.blog I’m stuck. There doesn’t seem to be the perfect option out there to fulfil all of my needs so for now I still to my own blog. Now comes the issues with posting lots of updates and where they need to go. Ultimately…

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 summed this up perfectly when talking about micro blog by saying “I wanted to get away from Twitter. If you don’t get why, that’s ok”. For my attempt I decided that I needed something that would still…

The Workflows That Make My Blog

After messing around with Wordpress for a long time and never being happy with the performance, things have changed. Couple this with the fact I work on my phone and iPad a lot and I solved two issues with one stone. My blog is now a static site built with Jekyll and hosted through Github…

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). As each new operating system…