Author Archives: John

gMail or iCloud part 2

Over a year ago I wrote a post pondering whether to move back to gMail since getting my iPhone 4s. Over Christmas I again fancied using Inbox from Google and see what it had to offer, especially with using Google Now. … Continue reading

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gMail or iCloud

I have had a gMail account since gMail was invite only but moved to iCloud when I had an iPhone 4S through work. It made sense at the time to use iCloud as it syncs perfectly with my iPhone and … Continue reading

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Unit Testing

A while ago I read a good article about how the Google Web Server team took on board Unit Testing, today I wanted to share this with a colleague but couldn’t find the link. After a few minutes searching I … Continue reading

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The leap in memory technology from 2005 to 2014 – from global nerdy The jump from 2005 to 2014 is mental, SD cards now have more space than my MacBook Pro!

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The ultimate guide to solving ios battery drain

Recently I read an article on Overthought about iOS battery drain. I’ve read many articles with hints and tips but this guy worked in a genius bar for 2 years so has a bit more “insider” knowledge as it were. … Continue reading

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Thank you waze

I really like to be reminded to rate your app update, especially when I’m in the middle of driving somewhere. It’s also really useful that this is about the only screen that doesn’t auto-dismiss forcing me to pull over to … Continue reading

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Apple maps

Apple should link their map search with a search engine. So many times I have searched for something for it not to be found: Which is annoying when you can see what you’re looking for on the map! : I … Continue reading

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