iPhone X: Upgrading From my iPhone 7

I’ll start with the story of how I came to be upgrading, and how the upgrade, through EE’s annual upgrade program, happened, so skip forward a bit if you just want to know my first impressions of the iPhone X. Background If you’re in the UK, phones are still commonly supplied by the mobile service […]

A Bunch of Small Changes

I started tonight by scheduling a few photos to post over the next week and a half, then remembered something I wanted to look into with WordPress. I enabled the ‘likes’ feature, since it seems to be getting some use through WordPress’ own system anyway. I then remembered that I’d been coming round to the […]

Getting a TV – LG 4k 43”

We haven’t had a TV for a long time. Last TV we bought was a CRT. Big and heavy, but only, I think, a 21” screen. Seemed big at the time. Back in those days, TVs weren’t smart. They used coax and SCART sockets, and other than displaying the signal they were sent from an […]

Re-using an Old Apple Keyboard for my iPad

Back when I first got my iPad, a Mini 4, I picked up a reasonably cheap keyboard to go with it. It’s rechargeable, and coated with a kind of cloth surface. It’s not been bad, really, but it’s getting quite worn out, with the cloth bubbled up over the keys, making it a bit hard […]

Apple Public Betas

I’d never used one of Apple’s betas before, always waiting until release date to start using the new versions. I’d heard that the early beta releases can be quite buggy, and I rely on my devices working. Now the beta process is over, I’m sharing my experience in case it’s useful to anyone considering a […]