An Apple a day

So, I relented and upgraded today from the iPhone 12 Pro Max to the iPhone 14 Pro, electing to go with a smaller phone both because it was available and because I felt I could cope with the smaller form factor. What a frustrating upgrade! When I last upgraded it went particularly smoothly, only delayed... Continue Reading →

iOS 16 public beta 3

Impatience must truly be my middle name asi jump heading into the public beta release of iOS 16. Weeks away from its likely release, I figured I was likely safe to now install and tolerate a few niggling bugs here and there. One feature I particularly like with iOS 16 is the retooled Lock Screen.... Continue Reading →

Mobile spam needs improving

No matter which platform we use, be it Android or iOS, spam on our mobile devices is an increasing problem. We are all used now to emails flooding it inboxes from spammers, though their methods have become increasingly more advanced to the point added investigation is mandated to ensure sources are validated and content safe... Continue Reading →

Overly notified?!

With swapping to Android recently all notification settings I'd enjoyed on iOS vaporised and I was back to square one once more. Now, I blinked, apps would notify if someone opened their car doors, I really didn't care. Today, I went to get something at the shops, no sooner had I started the car and... Continue Reading →

App updates comparison

I'm one for frequently checking whether there's been any app updates on my devices, typically on a daily basis on my phone. On the iPhone the updates to these would sometimes be lengthy, I have just a few apps, so developers pushing it updates could see 10-20 a day most days. These could get painfully... Continue Reading →

Thinking of

My growing frustration with iOS almost saw me head out this morning and get a Google Pixel 6/6 Pro or Samsung S21. Issues with autocorrect on the iPhone have made using it now far less enjoyable, common English can often be rejected as unknown, yet known at other times, their system is substantially broken. So... Continue Reading →

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