General, Innovation, Process, Technology

Converting from a PC to a Mac, it’s dead easy and you’ll never want to go back!

A month or so ago I fuelled my apple addition further with the purchase of a iMac. I have to say I’ve been delighted with the iMac so far and thought I’d take a few minutes to share some of the things I’ve discovered. As with all the other apple kit I’ve bought getting started… Continue reading Converting from a PC to a Mac, it’s dead easy and you’ll never want to go back!

General, Innovation, Technology

How to turn your iPad into a valuable boardroom tool

I can’t tell you how many times I’ve wanted to show a keynote presentation, or flash up a spread sheet on my iPad and I haven’t had my VGA adapter handy and have had to go through the well documented workaround of screen dumping each slide to a photo and then using Airplay to show… Continue reading How to turn your iPad into a valuable boardroom tool

General, Technology

Tip : How to improve iPhone and iPad battery life

There have been lots of reports in the press about how battery life has taken a hit following people buying the new iPhone 4s and from people who have upgraded to iOS5. This isn't something new as I found that my battery life used to be poor on iOS4 until I turned off spotlight search.… Continue reading Tip : How to improve iPhone and iPad battery life

General, Innovation, Technology

Is Apple losing the plot??

If you read my blog you’ll know I’m a fan of all things Apple but of late I’ve been noticing a few things starting to go slightly wrong: When I connected my iPad to my PC for an update last night the update was a whopping 500meg allegedly only to fix a small security vulnerability.… Continue reading Is Apple losing the plot??

Technology, WEB

Is this the future, is #Apple defining the future here??

Is this the future, is this type of web store the provisioning model of the future, is Apple defining the future here? Apple has already changed the music landscape with iTunes and the iPod, they have changed the mobile landscape with the iPhone and they have changed they have unshackled workers from the office with… Continue reading Is this the future, is #Apple defining the future here??

Innovation, Technology

This time it’s Apple TV… am I turning into an Apple fanatic??

Okay, so I’ve written a few posts on the iPad, iPod and the iPhone. I’ve ranted incessantly about the horrendous experience I had following the upgrade of my iPhone 3GS to iOS4, I still can’t believe how Apple got away with making so many peoples life a misery for so long. I’ve also written here about how… Continue reading This time it’s Apple TV… am I turning into an Apple fanatic??

Innovation, Technology

AirPrint compatible printers… who needs them?

It’s fast approaching the festive season… and it might be an appropriate time to roll out the pantomime saying “Oh no it isn't” in relation to the following statement which is part of this recent CRN Post: The much vaunted wireless ‘tap and print’ feature, AirPrint, however is currently only supported by three Hewlett-Packard printers:… Continue reading AirPrint compatible printers… who needs them?

Technology

Is it time to throw my iPhone in the bin or does it deserve one more chance?

For years I used a blackberry with great pleasure... but a year or so ago, like many others, I was lured by the iPhone 3GS. I look back now and have to admit to being caught up in the gadget hype, and the "as someone who works in IT why are you still using that old Blackberry" conversations with friends.… Continue reading Is it time to throw my iPhone in the bin or does it deserve one more chance?

Technology

My beloved iPad will never replace my beloved Laptop

I've been an iPad user since they were released and I have to start by saying it's a great device as well as being a cool gadget... However, it will never replace my laptop... Why? Well let me start on a positive with what I like about it: The boot up time is excellent, log… Continue reading My beloved iPad will never replace my beloved Laptop