Craft Note App – Make a Wiki

Creating a Wiki Using Craft One of the good things about using Craft is that it’s available on iOS devices as well as being on the Mac. I like being able to work on the same file whatever device am using at the time. This gives it an advantage over the application <a href=”https://obsidian.md”>Obsidian</a>. (Obsidian […]

Cross-Linking in Drafts for a Wiki

List of Crosslinking actions

Which is better? Drafts, Craft, Notion or Obsidian?  First in a series of posts to see which is the best option. I seem to have a bit of a thing with note taking applications. My go-to application for getting text into my system is Drafts. Recently, a couple of updates ago Drafts gave us the […]

Release Date for Big Sur Apple Operating System

Big Sur release Date

Big Sur Release – 12th November 2020 At the 2020 November event Tim Cook announced Big Sur will be available to all 12th November 2020. The new Macs with the M1 Apple Silicon chips look interesting. My iMac is still running great so there will not be a new Mac in my immediate future. I’ll […]

What’s on the Home Screen of My iPhone

What you have on the home screen of your device says a lot about how you use it. Obviously you’re going to put the most used applications on the front page. What you have on your homepage is also going to be variable according to the time of the year. At least, that is the […]

Thoughts on Big Sur and iOS 14

My views on WWDC There doesn’t seem to be any big changes with the way the system works in Big Sur. It mostly seemed to be lipstick and toenail polish on top of something already quite beautiful. The design changes seem to be heading towards similarity with iOS design. I think this is a good […]

Protect Your Data While Protesting

Good and Geeky Podcast about Privacy, Security and Anonymity It’s even more important to have good security if you’re taking part in protests for Black Lives Matter. I have seen a load of videos where the police are brutal in the US. They have forgotten there are the to Protect and serve the people. They […]

Tech Safety For Protestors

Privacy and Anonymity – Session Is Better Than Signal I’m a huge fan of privacy and security and with all things going on in the world I can see anonymity is another worthwhile goal. I like WhatsApp for the end to end encryption, but as it is owned by Facebook I wouldn’t give it my […]

What’s Blocking Privacy and Security?

The Nuts and Bolts of Taking Security Seriously So you’ve been to the website of the Electronic Frontier Foundation – EFF and you seen what you need to do. You’re going to quit using email as much as possible and choose a messaging service instead. A messaging service with end to end encryption. You will […]

Affinity Designer Text Manipulation

Working with Text in Affinity Designer Sometimes when you’re working on a design you need text to be manipulated to change the overall shape of it.  Let’s change the shape where there’s a word and you want to have a wavy line at the top of the text or the bottom of the text. One […]

Learning to Code with Swift

Best Way to Use Time During Lockdown I was listening to a podcast the other day and the guy on there was talking about his application and how he got to learn to code for iOS. This was Alex Hay who is the guy responsible for Toolbox Pro. I found it amazing to find out […]