Tag Apple

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 –…

Apple and Umbrellas

Rainbow umbrellas in Princesshay, Exeter, reflected in the Apple store window.

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.…

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…

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…

Thoughts on Apple Watch

(I’ve had the watch for longer now, but my thoughts on it haven’t changed much – I wrote this then didn’t get around to posting it. I’ve had it over a month now, and still find it a really good…

A Fresh Install of macOS Sierra

I’ve just finished reinstalling my Mac, completely wiping the drive and starting again. This is just a bit about why, how, and how it turned out. Why? Well, it had been getting a bit crashy recently, for one thing. Sometimes…

Apple SD Card Reader for iOS Devices

I love this little device: Simple little trick there – it’s labelled to show which way up the card goes in, but in Apple style, it’s labelled with a tiny, pale ‘icon’ logo, which is quite difficult to see. Every…

Mac

An old Macintosh, forming part of the WEEE Man sculpture at the Eden Project.