Let’s try to fix Apple and iOS issues

The Allure of Apple Apple has remained THE premium brand in our eyes with the (supposed) best hardware and software integration. I believed I had a fair idea about the shortcomings of Apple devices and hence made a conscious decision to get the iPad 6th gen in 2019 and the iPhone XR in 2020. I…

I Switched From Windows to Linux. Here’s Why:

Up until a month ago I was convinced that only the Hacker Bois use Linux. I believed it’s hard to install, hard to maintain and requires a good level of technical knowledge just to do basic tasks. I disregarded the fact that I had seen many government offices use Ubuntu because they probably have a…

Beginner Audiophile Headphones!

I have always loved listening to music and I keep trying to find ways to improve that experience. During my teen years, I listened to portable FM radios and cassette players before downloading mp3s, eventually switching to streaming from YouTube, Spotify and now Apple Music. It was during the pandemic when I discovered the YouTube…

Apple Music Lossless is here! Can we have a HiFi iPod please?!

Apple music lossless has been introduced (already rumored heavily) and it will be available for all Apple Music subscribers at no extra cost! Whoa! I’m really glad that I did not give in to temptations for buying the AirPods Pro, believing that I would buy it later when they get cheaper after the newer variant…

Stop scrolling, start enjoying!

For a long time I have struggled with researching the best media and the best way to experience it. Which albums are the best in each genre? Which artists have the most must-listen songs?Which is the best headphone in my budget? Should I stream from Apple or Spotify or should I download Hi-Res tracks for…

How to make hard decisions

Simple things like choosing what to wear can sometimes take up too much mind space while they have no real consequences. However the real problem arises when you have to make decisions that will impact your life and lives of others. Imagine the magnitude of decision making that people like presidents and prime ministers go…

Does binging media make it less fun?

We all require some form of media to relax after a long day. For me, that usually means reading a book, listening to music or watching YouTube. The term ‘binging’ used by people who watch whole seasons of a TV series has me intrigued. I recall a time more than a decade ago, when we…

How to get back into reading

As a kid, I changed cities, schools and apartments half a dozen times. Although I was an introvert, I quickly learnt how to make friends and not be alone. However, my first priority for having fun was (and still is) reading fiction. My mother got me into the habit of reading when I was a…

Help, I’m obsessed with single-tasking devices!

Here’s a list of the devices I use for all sorts of purposes. You’ll soon know why this can be a problem. iPhone XR as my main communications device.Old Acer laptop with excellent keyboard as my work PC , for creative writing and browsing. Kindle Paperwhite which is my favourite way to read since 2013.BlackBerry…

Reading fiction can change your life

Reading is still criminally underrated and I want people to understand my obsession with it. Now, this isn’t your average “read self help every day” kind of post. Yes there are a few useful books in that genre but I seldom read them anymore because either I have implemented most of their advice or they…