I know this is old news but the handwriting recognition in Apple Notes appears to have gotten better in iOS 12. I pretty much write all the time with the pencil in notes so I've picked up a habit of writing my title for the page in capitals, nice and clear. You can see in … Continue reading Apple Notes handwriting recognition
As part of trying to be more mindful about how I use my device I've simplified my home screen a lot. Here's how it's currently setup Only use utilities or methods of communicating with others on my first page, this covers most of the apps on there My wordpress site that allows me to share … Continue reading My simple smartphone home screen
iOS 12 has some great new features that allow you to be more mindful about how you use your device, playing into the "Time well spent" movement. It helps in two ways Being able to set a time where only your defined apps are useable Setting up app limits e.g. 30 mins a day on … Continue reading How “time well spent” is manageable with iOS 12
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
I've been using the Apple leather case for a week and ended up exchanging the saddle brown for bright orange, I really enjoy the more colourful look of my iPhone. I'll write up my thoughts but for now here's a gallery for your enjoyment.
We aren’t too far away from WWDC 2018 and iOS 12 so I’m doing my usual write up. This years theme I’m hoping is “speed and stability”. I want iOS to run better on older hardware and deal with some of the long time outstanding bugs such as rotation on iPad (dock being left in … Continue reading iOS 12 wish list
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