Beneath The Surface – Part 1

iMacs, MacBooks, iPads and iPhones…when it comes to my tech kit, I’ve had both feet firmly in the Apple camp since 2006. So why, in November 2018, did I choose to spend just over £2,000 on a top-of-the-range Microsoft Surface? Although I use a Mac at home, I have...

Goal Live: Goal Alerts on iPhone, iPad & Apple Watch

In April 2009 I discovered iFooty. During the 7 years of it’s life (it relied on a 3rd party service and was discontinued in April 2016) it provided me with the latest soccer news and up to the minute scores. Originally it only covered UK-based teams but was soon...

Screenflow and HEVC Video – a Match Not Made In Heaven

Anyone who knows me knows that I am a Manchester United fan and a big part of United’s history is the Munich air crash. In 2001 along with Elaine, we launched munich58.co.uk and for the last few years we have organised the annual fan’s remembrance ceremony at Old...

Nulaxy Wireless In-Car Bluetooth FM Transmitter Radio Adapter

I like to listen to podcasts and music in my car. The podcasts and music are on my iPhone. In my previous car, I used an audio cable. One end plugged into the headphone socket on my iPhone 4S and the other end plugged into the 3.5mm port on my car radio. Last year...

How to Restore Chrome Bookmarks on a Mac

One of the reasons that Chrome is my preferred browser is because it syncs my bookmarks across devices. In other words, as long as I’m logged into my Google account in Chrome, I have access to my bookmarks on my Mac, my iPhone and iPad, my personal Windows laptop and...

iPhone: Receiving Texts in Do Not Disturb Mode

A while ago I made a decision to enable Do Not Disturb mode on my iPhone as a default. What I mean by “as a default” is that I don’t turn it on only at bedtime or only when I’m delivering training, instead I have it turned on most of the time....