Phablet in your pocket?

It finally arrived yesterday, almost three weeks after my pre-ordering the iPhone 12 Pro Max. I only got a sense for the size of the phone the day before when I decided to open the clear MagSafe case curious to see what it looked like, there’d be little chance my using the phone one handed... Continue Reading →

HomeKit lit

Along with recent purchase of my HomePod Mini I decided to investigate purchase of my first HomeKit device, a smart light, a LIFX Mini White 800 Lumens A60 E27. In adding this first smart light to HomeKit I’ve taken advantage of automations to have HomeKit automatically turn on my bedside lamp when I return home... Continue Reading →

Ensuite mini-reno wraps

I'll win no awards for speed my mini-renovation of my ensuite bathroom, having started on Saturday and wrapping Tuesday afternoon with fitting a replacement shower arm as the old had decided to give up the ghost (broken). As I mentioned in an earlier post, I'll not be called on to be painting any of the... Continue Reading →

Pump up the music

I’d never seen the original HomePod except in online posts, it’s cost was quite a turn off to my considering its purchase frankly. So, when Apple announced its baby brother, the HomePod Mini, I was more interested as the price was much better. Given the difficulty at present trying to secure one of these devices... Continue Reading →

Michelangelo, with practice

We bought our first home in mid-2008, paying little attention to issues within the home that many first home owners often miss. It had been built by the husband prior to his getting married, you could tell this as the master bedroom only had a single towel rail, so to the other bathroom servicing three... Continue Reading →

Slowly does it

It’s macOS Big Sur (11.0.1) release day as well as general availability of iPhone 12 mini / Pro Max. No matter which, a lot are sitting at home for one reason or another, though some may likely be glued to their windows and refreshing Safari for delivery times. Sadly, the rest of us poor souls... Continue Reading →

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