What was your first mobile phone?

This question is going around Twitter at the moment and it made me remember my Sony CM-R111 (below) which I bought in the early 90’s. My wife bought a Sony CM-H333 (above) at the same time and they were sooooooooo expensive to use. So, what was your first mobile phone? Feel free to add yours … Continue reading What was your first mobile phone?

The apps you use

Some interesting answers to the question from earlier in the week. We all seem to find different solutions no matter how similar we are. Tom- Notes: Apple Notes, Google KeepTasks: InformantCalendar: Informant, Fantastical widget, WeekCalLists: Outliner, HanDBasePassword management: 1PasswordWriting: Text in DropboxAutomobile records: Road TripFinance: BanktivityContent:Freeform notes:Package tracking: DeliveriesPodcast: Apple PodcastsWeather: SWW Weather, Dark Sky, … Continue reading The apps you use

QOTD: What are your preferred apps?

A simple question, but one which may help others find decent solutions. What are your preferred apps in the key areas? Mine are as follows- Notes: Apple Notes (simple, fast and very effective)Tasks: GoodTask (a shell over Reminders, but highly customisable and eminently usable)Lists: Magpie (a straightforward solution that you can use how you like. … Continue reading QOTD: What are your preferred apps?

QOTD: How did you get through the past year?

I’m curious as to how you coped with the lockdowns, worries and everything else that has happened over the past year? Also, what have you learned? I will likely publish a follow-up including some of your answers to show the variety of how we all coped with the same situation, but as we reach a … Continue reading QOTD: How did you get through the past year?

QOTD: What’s the oldest piece of tech you still use today?

Air Vice Marshal Rich Maddison is a senior RAF officer with decades of flying experience. “As an Air Force we are as high-tech as you get, but this, this is just me.” He is referring to a miniature computer with a black and lime green screen and miniscule memory that uses AA batteries to power … Continue reading QOTD: What’s the oldest piece of tech you still use today?

What is better: iOS or Android?

People who have used recent Android and iOS- what’s better or worse? I know they’re comparable. Is voice transcription better on android? Kirk I asked for ideas on the WhatsApp group and Kirk came up with the above. It’s a big question with no real answer because the opinions are so polarised wither side, but what … Continue reading What is better: iOS or Android?

QOTD: would you use a pencil on your iPhone?

Definitely nervous about trying the plus size, if I end up not liking it. Almost want to experiment, like get a cheap(?) 6plus from somewhere when the 8 comes out, and use it for a few weeks. But if the plus size offered pencil support, or this time I could say “oh the plus camera … Continue reading QOTD: would you use a pencil on your iPhone?

What apps should we be using?

I’d be interested in people’s daily/weekly/monthly used apps, but it’s a bit narcissistic for me to want to post my own, and I’m not sure if the results are all that interesting. Kirk Well, I think something like this could be interesting because it is the perfect stage for us to learn if there are … Continue reading What apps should we be using?

What’s exciting now in terms of hardware?

I lusted after many of these, but I only just had a few. So what’s exciting now in terms of hardware? Personally I love what Samsung has done with the Edge. I have 7 more days to decide whether to stick with my new Lenovo Yoga Book or not, which more or less reminds me … Continue reading What’s exciting now in terms of hardware?

What do you want the next iPhone to look like?

The rumours are already filling up the web, but none of us really knows what is to come and now MacRumors has shown us the above to offer a relief when it comes to battery life. I think I would be happy if there was a version of the next iPhone that was only marginally … Continue reading What do you want the next iPhone to look like?

What do you want for Christmas?

It has been a long time since I asked a question on this site so today’s will be easy. What do you want for Christmas? Is there something special you have been pondering or something that you are hoping a friend or relative has cottoned on to? An easy one for me this year, the … Continue reading What do you want for Christmas?

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