A Dead iPad Pro

The Friday before last had a sad ending. I took my iPad out of my bag, and tried to switch it on. It was dead. I kind of gave that away in the title, didn’t I? It’s quite new – the 11″ iPad Pro, only around 2 months old. I tried powering off, but it […]

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 […]

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 […]