Monthly Archives: October 2012

Why the iPad Mini is a Good Buying Decision for me

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On Tuesday, Apple announced a slew of upgrades to their product lines, with new Macbook Pros, iMacs and Mac Minis, and the first major deviation to the iPad since its launch in 2010, in the form of the iPad Mini. The iPad 3rd Generation also got an upgrade to become iPad 4th Generation (although known generally as the ‘iPad with… Read more »

Apple’s iOS 6 Maps App Can’t Find Itself

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One of my first trips out with the iPhone since upgrading to iOS 6 on the iPhone 4, I went to Exeter for the day, and I thought I would see if the upgraded and much derided Maps app was up to finding some of the shops I knew were in town. There was a new Debenhams store, which we… Read more »

Bike Ride in the New Forest

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A bit slow in updates here, partly caused by problems with iOS 6 on the iPhone not transferring images via Photo Stream when I wanted them to. Sort it out now, and so here are some images from weekend before last, when Mel and I took the motorhome to Romsey in Hampshire for a few days as she had an… Read more »

Cycling the Tarka Trail, North Devon

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Mel and I spent the weekend in Great Torrington, North Devon, as she was taking part in an exhibition there. We took the motorhome again (we are starting to get a good bit of use out of it, now that we are starting to get itchy feet as the winter approaches) and packed in the bikes alongside the sculptures. As… Read more »