Tuesday, December 6, 2022

USB-C Port Woes: Wobbling all the way to the Genius Bar

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Does your cable wobble? All four USB-C ports on Mike's 2018 MacBook Pro wobble and lead to unstable data connections. Apple don't want to know, but a simple fix seems to be working.

Review: Apple Watch Milanese Loop band

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Although I was extremely happy with the black sport band that came with my steel Apple Watch, I had a hankering for something a bit more dressy: A strap that would make the watch look more like a desirable Swiss timepiece.

The Blue Mountains of Mizoram

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Farhiz takes us into the Blue Mountains of Mizoram and meets the world's largest family and their monster cupboard full of cups...

Where does the camera industry go from here?

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Narain Jashanmal takes a look at the current state of the photographic industry and wonders just where we go from here...

BandWerk, the Leica of straps for the Apple Watch

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This beautiful leather strap from BandWerk for the Apple Watch would grace a £10,000 Swiss timepiece, never mind a smartwatch.

Apple /IBM relationship biggest tech news of 2014

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Horace Dediu of Asymco has hailed Apple's new relationship with IBM as the biggest news of 2014: "As corporate romances go, IBM and Apple's must...

The phone is a device from a different era

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Is the phone redundant? The smartphone is a personal computer, a digital organiser, a window on the world. It is no longer a phone, so let's own up to hating those calls...

Activity App: Changing walking distance from kilometers to miles

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Changing from kilometers to miles on the Apple Watch is a major challenge. It isn't easy, but I've discovered how to do it.

iCloud Drive: The danger with Optimised Storage file placeholders

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iCloud Drive works seamlessly, but did you know that it is easy to lose your data forever if you move files to an another location, such as Dropbox?

iPad Magic Keyboard: Why not settle for the best?

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Apple's new iPad Magic Keyboard combined with touch and mouse support in iPadOS 13.4 at last bridges the gap between tablet and computer.