I'm having a bit of a tech clear out and was faced with a second generation Apple TV that I didn't have a remote for. I couldn't get the Siri remote to work so was a bit stuck. On looking at the back of the unit I realised that it had a mini USB port.… Continue reading How to reset Apple TV 2nd gen without a remote
I've written on and off about my experiences with the iPhone X and how it's the one iPhone I've struggled to get used to. If you remember my one main draw to the iPhone X was the camera, it's amazing. I loved having portrait available on a smaller device and made use of the zoom… Continue reading Can I ditch my DSLR for an iPhone X?
With any Apple purchase I have to have that internal dialogue of "Do I really need Apple Care +?". On something like an iPad Pro or iPhone X the answer is an obvious YES but on a device that lives at home what should you do? I chose YES and I feel that if like… Continue reading Should you buy Apple Care + for the HomePod?
I'm in a love hate relationship with SIRI. Up until I got the HomePod I'd all but stopped using it on my iPhone, frustrated at the limitations and lack of seemingly being able to understand me. It was another story in the car though, with CarPlay I was using it all the time to get… Continue reading Is SIRI any good on the HomePod?
I’ve been using a Sonos Play 1 in my office for a year or so and when HomePod was launched I’d written it off. I was skeptical that it would sound better and be a useful piece of technology to bring into my life. I know in this day and age you aren’t allowed to… Continue reading Apple HomePod initial thoughts
After playing with the iPhone X for a month I decided it wasn't for me, so I switched back to my iPhone 6S. I am looking at maybe getting a 7 Plus but for now wanted to see if I could still use it with the latest iOS. It's also strangely relaxing not being on… Continue reading Using an iPhone 6s in 2018
I popped into the Apple store yesterday for a battery replacement, here's my experience. I also had a screen issue so my case might be a little different, who knows. Apple are running a diagnostic and my battery came up as ok. I was then given the choice to replace it or not. So, expect… Continue reading iPhone battery replacement experience