Posts tagged: iOS

The Impact of Pokémon Go

Pokémon Go is a game changer, there’s no denying it. The augmented reality mobile app has got people glued to there phone’s desperately trying to catch ‘em all. It sounds an overstatement to say that it has changed society, but people are walking round in groups trying to catch digital critters like never before. People are quitting their jobs, finding dead bodies and even using it to spread religion. This societal change is evident.

Sense: The Next Level of Sleep Tracking

I love sleep. I mean who doesn’t? There’s nothing worse than a bad nights sleep. In attempt to minimise these, or at least get some insight into why they might be happening, I recently picked up a Sense by Hello. Started via Kickstarter, Sense received over $2.41 million in orders in just the first month. From my limited time with it, it’s clear to see why.

Finding the Write App

Through my time spent writing in an academic format, as a freelance writer and an amateur blogger, I’ve found that finding the right medium is the key to being productive. Gone are the days where Microsoft Word - a tool more primitive than pen and paper - is your only option when it comes to word processing. Both Mac and iOS App Stores are littered with excellent alternatives, because for me, Microsoft Word offers little in the way of useful features, and those it does offer are cluttered and hidden in a jungle of menus and options that are so niche to certain markets, that they forget the everyday writer.

Thoughts on the 5K iMac

I’ve been a Mac user since 2007. My first mac was a white polycarbonate MacBook, with a lowly 1GB of Ram and 120GB hard drive. It was a simple machine, but at the time I was just an A-Level student, with simple needs. Even for that, my MacBook was an extravagant purchase.

The Evolution of Gaming on iOS

I’ve played video games ever since I was a kid. I’d like to say that I’m not proud of how much I play, but in a way I would just be lying. I feel as though there is a little bit of stigma associated with saying that computer games are your hobby. I think this is a little unnecessary, as more and more people have started to play. This is in part, due to the fact that in your iPhone you’re carrying a portable games console in your pocket. And before you say it, yes, Candy Crush does count as playing video games…