Personal Rant

The problem with wearables – is that you wear them

As I (currently) write this – I’m wearing a wearable on each wrist.  Not long ago this would be joined by another in my trainer, or one on my belt.   If you include headphones (which I guess in todays “bluetooth only” world, may be considered a wearable), that’s a lot of tiny batteries to […]


5 New Features in iOS 10 – And why you should pay attention to them

Read my post on the Hornblower over at twogether about the top 5 features you should be considering as a marketer with iOS 10.   Today, the tenth version of Apple’s phone and tablet operating system, iOS, is released to the public. Previewed at Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) in June, the latest release of […]

Social Media

4 fingered product placement

The new version of Google Android has been announced, named after the famous and popular Kitkat… The most amusing part of this? The Kitkat homepage has been replace with a parody of the Android announcement.. See it here (i recommend watching the YouTube video too) Source : Story here :

Personal Social Media

Setting up your very own short URL domain in 10 minutes (or less)

I’ve always wanted a short URL domain, and aside from some other business ideas I have (which I’ll come on to in a later blog post), its dead easy to setup, and apart from the cost of setting up a domain, completely free. Domain Name The first (and most important) task is to choose a […]


Save Time Every Morning with a Uniform

  If you’re anything like me, you’ll spend ages every morning deciding what to wear. Is today a shirt day? Is it a t-shirt day? Is a client going to accept me wearing a hoodie? These (micro) decisions may sometimes take up to 2-3 minutes of hunting through clothes; deciding what matches, what tone I […]


How to be more efficient with iOS6 – using VIP mail to your advantage

iOS6 has been a mixed bag for most people. Its mapping has been laughable, its changes buggy, and its feature set decidedly mediocre, however there is a glimmer of hope for those of you willing to look, and that comes in the way of its VIP mail / contact feature. This feature is a ray […]


Business systems and empowering employees for improvement

I’m currently reading “The Referral Engine” by John Jantsch (I’ll add the Amazon link later), but he said something that really struck a chord with me, and that’s when you make what’s expected of your team and clearly define routine work, it frees employees up to think of the more creative questions, like how can […]

Development PHP

Code Wars : PHP vs Ruby vs Python

Just as English differs from French and German, there are multiple languages a web application can be written in. TL;DR – PHP is the winner 🙂 Source: Udemy Blog


My First Sketch Using Paper on the iPad

I thought paper was a bit of a fad the first time I heard about it on the iPad. How could an app that’s simply allows you to draw firstly not already be done, but secondly, be any good? Well I’m pleased to say I was wrong. Even using fingers and my primitive drawing skills […]

iPhone Uncategorized

The Effect of New Year (Resolutions) on iPhone Fitness App Sales

So the my (first) paid app, ‘Weight Tracker‘ in the iTunes app store has always performed medicorly.. I mean it’s never really performed that well, nor has it performed badly.. However, it seems new years is a completely different story, in the lead up to New Years eve (and for a few days afterwards) our […]