iOS 8 release day roundup

What a massive day of updates to apps I love and some new ones I’m going to really enjoy using (especially ones with extensions, notification widgets and custom keyboards). Sit down, kick your shoes off and have a read of some of the best articles related to the release of iOS 8 today. iOS 8… Read more »

Minecraft sale to Microsoft →

Minecraft is a big hit with my family. My kids and I play together on the Pocket edition creating all sorts of buildings. It keeps us entertained for hours, and hours. It’s the one game I don’t mind the kids spending all that time1 as I see it no different to the hours I spent… Read more »

Should I get a new iPhone 6 →

Tim Schmitz on his blog Minutes to Midnight walks us through the pros and cons of the new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus and helps you answer the question: Which iPhone should I buy?

iPhone 6, 6 Plus and Apple Watch initial thoughts

iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus The move to flat design with iOS 7 has finally paid off today with the announcement of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus both sporting higher resolutions. Just like web design trending in a more flat aesthetic to make responsive web design easier on multiple resolutions so to… Read more »

My iPhone Home Screen – August 2014

One of my favourite sites The Sweet Setup has a great series of articles on showing off people’s home screens on their Mac, iPhone or iPad. With the upcoming version of iOS 8 not too far away I thought it would be cool to share what my iPhone looks like now and see how quickly… Read more »

Self Quantifying

Something I’ve been doing for a number of years seems to be very much a mainstream thing now. That is quantifying ones self. Measuring your sleep, movement, mood, heart rate the list is getting longer everyday as technology finds ways to easily measure them. In short, quantified self is self-knowledge through self-tracking with technology. Wikipedia Sunday… Read more »

Preview CSS on your live site with Charles proxy

What if you could check/preview your CSS changes before you push your changes to your site? You can with Charles proxy. Check out the video below from Learnable.com. First enable local mapping. Under “Tools” > “Map Local”. Then select the CSS file you want to override with your local copy. Too easy. When you next… Read more »

Create a rapid prototype with Marvel

Wouldn’t it be great if you could create prototypes for an iOS app or a website using the design tool(s) your already familiar with (like Photoshop or Sketch)? Well you can with Marvel. Marvel makes it so simple to turn your pixel perfect mockups into elegant prototypes with nice frame sets representing your targeted device… Read more »