Echoes for 6 December 2019

Moan, moan, moan, I’m afraid. Require (in)attention Current model iPhones and iPads Pro have Apple’s face detection system, Face ID. This uses multiple sensors to “see” your face as a means of authentication. It’s pretty clever technology, but there’s an extra, optional feature which I think could be put to Read more…

Echoes for 29 November 2019

This week I’m actually holding back additional topics for next week. Feast or famine, it seems. Proofreading If you’ve ever been responsible for proofreading your or someone else’s work, there’s a good chance you’ll know a trick or two — read it backwards to look for spelling errors, read aloud Read more…

Echoes for 1 November 2019

Sleep tracking I’d previously tried sleep tracking with my Apple Watch but it didn’t go well due to two things. First, the charging regimen required in order to wear my Series 2 watch all night was challenging. Over several days I would slowly lose the battle to keep my watch Read more…

Echoes — A Beginning

Inspired by Scott Willsey’s WTF Weekly (which I regularly read and enjoy) I thought I might shake the cobwebs off this site (hey, at least I kept the back end patched) and try something similar. The idea behind Echoes is to put down short thoughts, most likely around tech but Read more…