Back in 1970s, three young men were sitting in a garage in California..their aim was to build a personal computer which hopefully would become the next big thing in the then very new technolology industry. Those three young men were Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak, and Ronald Wayne and together they co-founded Apple. And it was […]
App Review – Colour Splash
By Sarah in App Review, Photography 2 Comments Tags: app review, Colour Splash, ipad, iphone, photo editing, photography, selective colour
I love photography and photo editing apps…I have far too many on my iphone/ipad…but this one is a little different. Colour Splash does something rather clever…in colour mode, it desaturates your photo into black and white, and then allows you to select certain areas to remain in full colour…or there is gray mode which allows […]
My Friday Five – Features of iOS 9
By Sarah in Friday Five, Gadgets Tags: Apple, iOS 9, ipad, iphone, My Friday Five
Along with millions of others, I am always a little excited when a new update comes along for my beloved igadgets! Between my husband and I, we have 2 x iPad Air (the first version), 2 x iPhone 5s and the latest edition, one iPad Mini …much as I would like to upgrade to the […]
I am bored…need a new gadget!
By Sarah in Gadgets 2 Comments Tags: gadgets, ipad, iphone, technology
I love getting new gadgets, and I love learning about new technology…but I am bored…I need something new to play with! The invention of the iPhone then subsequently the iPad turned my technological world upside down… I still remember opening the box of the my first ipad and turning it on…the feeling of wonder at […]
Gadget Review- 4 Device Charging Station
By Sarah in Gadgets Tags: Blue Flame, Four Device Charging Station, gadget review, ipad, iphone
We are a house full of what I call “iGadgets”….2 iPad Airs, two iPhone 5s and a lone ipad mini…I may love vintage, but I am well and truly up to date when it comes to gadgets! So charging can get a bit difficult with convenient power points at a premium. We like to have […]
My Friday Five – IOS 8 features you may not know about!
By Sarah in Gadgets 1 Comment Tags: Apple, gadgets, IOS 8, ipad, iphone, My Friday Five
There was a major IOS update a couple of months ago…technically, it is now now up to version 8.1.1…..and I have discovered there are a few neat features which I didn’t know about! I am a total Apple fan….I have an iPhone 5s, an iPad mini and an iPad Air…so get a little excited when […]
App Review – Lightning Cam
By Sarah in Gadgets, Weather Tags: app, app review, ilightning cam, ipad, iphone, lightning, lightning cam, lightning trigger, storm
Last night, I woke to find what seemed to be the world coming to an end…and I loved it! After months…well, to be honest it is more like a couple of years….of waiting for a good storm, Melbourne finally got a real doozy! I almost missed it…I was woken by one of our dogs yelling […]
Hanx Writer – a Typewriter App!
By Sarah in Gadgets, Vintage Tags: app, Apple, Hanx Writer, ipad, Retro, Tom Hanks, typewriter
Did you know that actor Tom Hanks is a lover and collector of vintage typewriters? He started collecting typewriters in the late 1970s, and he still uses a manual typewriter every day! Hanks has now partnered with Hitcents, to produce a new app that aims to recreate the experience of using a manual typewriter….on an […]