I'm done with third party to do apps (famous last words), I'm feeling overwhelmed. I was in the car and used CarPlay to add a few things I needed to do via Siri. I also gave the Siri watch face a go and surprisingly liked it. Both of these combined gave me some clarity in … Continue reading Organising into Apple Reminders
Nightshift is a feature in iOS that allows you to have a warmer display. It cuts out the blue and should help with eye fatigue and sleep patterns. I'm going to test having it on all of the time, I actually quite like a warmer display anyways. I'll report back on how I get on. … Continue reading How to leave night shift mode on all of the time
I'm trying to use Apple Reminders for about the millionth time to see if it can fit the way my brain works. I've switched to do apps so many times I'm declaring app bankruptcy and trying the default. The main draw is no fiddling with other accounts and knowing where my data is. I trust … Continue reading Using Apple Reminders to get things done (again)
I've started the first steps into podcasting on iOS, whilst I spent a bit of time planning I realised I needed to use iOS to create some artwork. I ended up using procreate, the Apple Pencil and an image I took of my iPhone X. Imported the original image into Procreate then created a new … Continue reading Creating podcast artwork on iOS
Even if you set a passcode on your iPhone you maybe less secure than you might think. Buried under FaceID security settings you can tweak what is available on your lock screen when locked. I've included the above screen shot that shows how mine is locked down so that even if I lose my phone … Continue reading iPhone X lock screen security
Inspired by the Center for Humane Technology I've decided to take some control back and adopt some of their suggestions for using my iPhone less. The first stage to this was to implement the greyscale filter, not only does it give you more battery life but makes your iPhone screen seem less playful and in turn … Continue reading How to go greyscale on the iPhone
Lory Gill over at iMore has written up a few thought on running iOS 12 beta on the iPhone SE. As resident tech support for friends and family this is encouraging and hopefully stays when released in September.