iPhone Lock Screen: A Tweak Please

Apple, we need to talk. Typically, you’re the master of invention, or come later to the party and just do things better. However, your lock screen, it just needs some work. Case in point, the force touch buttons used to access the flash or camera. Whilst these buttons may be useful, they’re actually poorly designed... Continue Reading →

iOS 14 Public Beta

Apple has today released three public beta of iOS 14 beta 2. I had powered up my spare iPhone, an iPhone X I hadn’t on sold, unusual for me. I have to say my initial impressions of this first public beta is positive. Widgets, whilst consuming space on our Home Screen, can be useful. As... Continue Reading →

Pondering Apple

I lay here early on Saturday morning, a chilly morning persuading me to delay the mornings long walk, and am thinking back to Apple’s announcement it’s migrating to ARM-based computers over the next few years; a funny thing to do given it’s only 3am I know. Have they shot themselves in the foot by announcing... Continue Reading →

iOS update brings watch issues

A recent update to both iOS for my iPhone 11 Pro and Apple Watch 5 has had unintended consequences. Now, I am regularly getting the red Phone symbol atop my watch screen indicating my Apple Watch is unable to communicate with my iPhone. The only solution I’ve found to date has been to restart the... Continue Reading →

iPhone: Erase, Rinse, Repeat

I’ve previously mentioned my displeasure at Apple’s efforts with iOS 13, it really is the Windows Me of the iPhone world. I have the latest iPhone 11 Pro, so you think I’d be sitting pretty, however recent releases of iOS 13 have really been problematic for me with non-responsive apps, Safari not loading sites, and... Continue Reading →

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