Category Technology

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 calling. However the be all and end all is the constant need to jump up and down and shout about it is getting a little draining. If you need to spend a significant amount of money…

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 used for more than 5 years as my computer and it didn’t feel nice at all. My fears grew larger and larger the closer we got to the event, as leaks came out and…

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 possibly the best timing ever, it allows me to publish new blog posts really easy to WordPress. Text Bundle The ‘magic’ behind this is exporting in text bundle. The updated app now exports plain text…

How To Add Twitter Cards To WordPress

Sharing previews are yet another thing missing from Wordpress which should really be included by now. It’s dead easy to install a plugin and have it all done for you, but why bother with slowing down your site with needless plugins when you can add a tiny bit of code to your functions file. add_action(‘wp_head’,…

In Brief: Huawei And ARM

There has already been hundreds of thousands fo words written on this already – but also lots of miss information and half truths. The basics of this are: ARM are believed to have instructed staff to stop working with Huawei going forward. This has been semi-confirmed by Huawei but the future remains unclear. Huawei obtained…

I Want A Better Looking Smartwatch

When the rumours first started hinting at Apple working on a smartwatch, I was already sold. My wrist had already had an Android wear watch strapped to it, but since my switch to Apple products, my pebble watch although great wasn’t cutting it. Now four years later, it is the single bit of hardware that…

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 come as a shock, but quite a few years ago I decided it was the best option for me to lean in and get the benefits of living solely in the Apple garden. I’ve dipped…

Where Does Targeted Advertising End?

I often day dream about the perfect future of pretty basic products. This often leads to some strange outcomes and random doodles but lately I have been thinking through the future of targeted advertising and I’m a little worried. Don’t get me wrong my ideal future for being tracked around the internet, and also real…

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 because I can, and upgrade to the latest and greatest simply because it was released. Thankful this pang is getting less and less, but there is an over arching trend of commercialism to push…

Where To Put Your Tech Investment

For many years there were clear differences between the technology we bought. Clear divides between what companies were and were not able produce, the laptop market was still as it is now, but in mobile some phones sucked and other prevailed. A tech world was a sea of constant compromises as brands valued different things…

Using Notion Web-Clipper

There aren’t many things that get me invested in a whole new platform, but reading offline and web clipping is one issue I come up against all the time. It’s not everyones bag, but when I write online or save things on a professional level, I like having everything in one place. Some services do…