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Email app comparison for Mac and iOS

Apple Email – Email Apps for Mac and iOS

For the last few months, I keep switching Email apps on my iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch and MacBook.  I don’t know why, I just do.  Partially it’s due to the fact that I live and breathe email, on the server and at work.  It’s also because I just tinker, constantly.  I don’t know if I...

Raspberry Pi Board

Raspberry Pi?

So I finally thought to look up what the heck these odd little devices were about.  It didn’t take me long to go get hold of a Raspberry Pi 3 Model B and start fiddling around.  After several false starts and my usual rapid fire slam together instruction reading, I finally have it up and running....

iPad Pro 12.9 and Apple Pencil

The Gigantic, Mondo-sized, Big-ish iPad Pro

I have owned an iPad since the first version.  Then the retina, even a Mini (2) and finally the Air 3.  On the day of Apples announcement of the new iPad Pro 9.7, my wife heard of it, and decided it had to be something special for me.  I got home from work, we rolled...

Ad Blockers and the complicated web

Look, I hate using an ad blocker. It keeps website revenue limited, hurting those who provide the content I enjoy.  In some cases, it leaves me wondering what I’ve missed – whether something has been blocked or limited for the wrong reasons and I’m seeing a broken chunk of the website I want to read....