Leaving Bear and Using Drafts 5

It’s not long since I posted about trying out Bear for writing. Now I’ve ditched it again. Mostly, though, the problem wasn’t Bear as such, just a better alternative for me came along. An updated version of an app I’ve been using for years – Drafts. Drafts 4 was a handy little app for capturing […]

Trying Polarr

I’ve tried a few photo apps for iOS. Quite a few. None have quite measured up for one reason or another, but Polarr is looking pretty close. Most of the time, I’m ok with the editing tools in the standard Photos app. It’s quite capable, on macOS. On iOS, though, it lacks quite a few […]

Photoshoot with Lauren

If you follow PigPog, you’ll have seen a few photos of Lauren recently. We recently did a photoshoot, with Lauren as the model and me as photographer. It was her first shoot as a model, and my first working with a model. It all started on Instagram. Lauren had posted a photo there, and said […]

Trying Bear

I’d heard plenty about Bear, the note-taking and writing app for iOS and macOS, but I’d dismissed it because it used its own sync service instead of iCloud. But I was wrong. It doesn’t, it does use iCloud. I think I’d read about it using a subscription for syncing, and assumed that meant their own […]

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 […]