Ditching Apple’s ecosystem

The catch of using an all-encompassing ecosystem is that once you stop using part of it, the rest seems much less enticing. This is exactly what happened when I ‘left’ Windows several years ago, seduced by Apple’s simplified user experience. Now it feels like time to go back the other way. Do…

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Working with photos on the web

While setting up what can loosely be described as my ‘photo portfolio’ on the web — actually, it’s more of a casual selection of personal favourites — I was struck by some of the basic issues I experienced while in the post-production phase. Obviously with your favourite images / portfolio you want…

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Writing apps

There are many ways to write articles, reports, blog posts, and creative fiction, from something as cheap as using an HB pencil with scrap paper, to writing with a handmade ink pen on a leather bound notebook. There’s no right or wrong method, and some people still use a typewriter. For me,…

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