5 Tech Accessories I Cannot Live Without

Apple’s iPad Pro in-box charger is great but I always like to have a back up so that I can have one upstairs and one down. This 30W Anker one is great. It’s powerful, compact and reasonably priced too. I also went ahead and purchased Anker’s USB C to USB C 6ft cable for some extra length as I’m not always near an outlet and sometimes I need to use my iPad whilst it’s charging. Keeping on the iPad theme with my next accessory, this tablet stand by Lamicall. They actually have a...

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First Impressions of iOS 14

This week I finally installed the iOS 14 public beta onto my iPhone XR. I was a bit concerned after hearing about some pretty annoying bugs that people were experiencing but wanted to give it a go. It took way less time to install than I thought it would, although the settings app did crash twice when asking for my passcode but once it was installed it was fine. I actually didn’t really notice any major issues (other than the storage issue of course) with regards to apps crashing or...

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I Like Apple Mail?

I see a lot of articles about why people don’t like the native Apple Mail app and what app they prefer to use instead. Now of course, apps are totally personal preference. The reason I use Things as my task manager of choice might be the exact same reason you dont use it. The same goes for mail apps, there are certain apps that offer features that people just fall in love with and no longer want to be without. A few years ago there was a mail app that I loved, I can’t even remember...

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What I’m Most Excited for in iOS 14

In case you missed it, Apple’s WWDC Keynote came out on Monday and they announced a lot of great new features in the upcoming iOS 14, iPadOS 14, watchOS 7 and macOS Big Sur. Of course they announced a bunch of cool stuff on top of this and it goes without saying I’m looking forward to it all but today I want to specifically cover the features I’m most excited for in iOS 14. Home Screen Widgets Sure widgets already exist within iOS but not like this. With iOS 14 you’ll be able to...

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3 of My Most Used Shortcuts

If you don’t know what that Shortcuts app on your iPhone or iPad is then boy have you been missing out. Shortcuts (previously Workflow) is basically an app full of, you guessed it, shortcuts to functions your iPhone/iPad can complete. There is a gallery full of pre-made shortcuts to choose from, simply have a scroll through and add one that sounds useful to you. For example there are shortcuts such as Reading Mode which when used will turn on Do Not Disturb, enable Dark Mode, open your...

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Is The Apple Pencil Worth It?

This is one of those questions that a lot of people ask and like with most purchases the answer I think, is pretty simple; yes if you have a use case for it. Granted, you may not have discovered your use case yet but chances are there is probably one for you. Maybe you don’t currently know how you would use an Apple Pencil but really want one anyway and have stumbled upon this post to give you some ideas as to how you could use it in your everyday life, for example. Not everyone see’s...

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Why I Won’t Be Getting the Magic Keyboard for iPad Pro

I’m a big fan of Apple products, which is definitely something you will be aware of if you follow my blog. However, there is one product that I have zero interest in purchasing— the Magic Keyboard for iPad Pro. Now pretty much every tech blogger has this keyboard for their iPad Pro and for the most part raves about it but it’s just not something I’m interested in. I love my Smart Keyboard Folio, I love the keys. (I’ve said before that I’m a big fan of low profile keyboards, where...

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Apple AirPods Pro | Review

I originally had the 2nd Generation AirPods, only for around 2 weeks but I had them all the same. They were really good quality and I really liked them but I quickly realised that they weren’t going to be completely suitable for what I wanted to use them for. I like to wear headphones and listen to podcasts when I go on a walk and whilst I had zero issues with the sound quality, what bothered me a lot was that I had to have the volume up so loud to be able to hear it as...

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Apple Smart Keyboard | My Thoughts

I’ve spoken about my love for my iPad Pro quite a bit on charlotterosewrites. I’m a long time Apple fan and I use my iPad all the time. I’m using it right now to write this post and I use it a lot for blogging in general as well as reading, watching YouTube videos and general internet use. I’ve had two different wireless keyboards for my iPad, one that is standalone that I’ve had for about 7 years. It still works fine but for me, a keyboard for my iPad needed to be...

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