Monthly Archives: August 2021

  1. My favourite iPad apps for kids

    iPad pro with free kids’ apps
    Unless you live on the moon, before very long your kids are going to be hassling you for an iPad – or God forbid, your iPad. It’s only natural that peer pressure is going to kick in, and besides, they see us adults all doing it – often more than we should.
  2. How to keep your iPad safe

    iPad pro splash screen
    I’ve had iPads for over a decade now, and I entrust them with more and more personal data as the years go by. Each iOS update and iPad upgrade has brought increasing functionality. The oohs and aahs of ‘look what this can do now!’ with every advance very quickly subside into just taking my digital best mate for granted in no time flat. But what if something 'happens' to it?
  3. The best educational apps for iPad 2021

    iPad pro displaying educational apps
    Aside from the obvious tragic dark sides of the Covid 19 pandemic, there have been some cultural gains from us being forced to slow down the pace a little and rely on our own resources. We’ve discovered the green spaces that we’ve been living next to for years, got to know our neighbours a bit better and have been forced to reacquaint ourselves with the positive aspects of our immediate communities. In amongst the undoubted isolation and loneliness, many people have also learned new skills – helped by our new best buddies, computers.
  4. Essential Mac apps for summer breaks

    Apple MacBook Pro with picture of Balos, Crete
    After seemingly endless lockdowns, many of us will have forgotten how to go on holiday. Many of us have spent the last year glued to screens, in endless Zoom meetings, so it’ll be tempting to leave tech behind for a bit - almost spot on…..but don't leave all of your tech behind.