iOS

Reviews, tips and guides for apps available on iOS.

Chipolo Card – A Slim Bluetooth Tracker to Help You Find Your Wallet

After changing from a store-bought wallet to the Saddleback Leather Wallet, the normal Chipolo Classic would not fit in the wallet. Luckily, I received a Chipolo Card that can easily fit in the wallet, being a small and slim card shaped item that...

Using the Pomodoro Technique with Habitica

I rediscovered Habitica at the start of this year, 2019, and fell in love with it. Despite reviewing it in 2017, and using it for some time, my use of Habitica eventually tapered off as the year wore on. However, I've started using...

Must Have Apps of 2018

It's been another big year for iOS, with the release of iOS 12 which added great new features, but more importantly focused on fixing the bugs and issues that were in iOS 11. Apple also opened up iOS to third party developers, meaning...

A Look at Monzo – The Bank of the Future

I recently opened an account with Monzo - the idea of an account with a bank that had no physical branches intrigued me, and I also was attracted by the app that is a major selling point of opening an account with them....

Watcht – Trakt.tv On iOS

Recently I began to use Trakt.tv to track how many shows I watched, and to keep track of oncoming shows. Trakt.tv don't offer an official iOS app, however they do have API, and Watcht is the best unofficial app for trakt.tv on the...

Infuse 5 – The Best Video Player on iOS

Update: As of 2019, Infuse 6 has been released. You can read my review on it here, or continue to read this one (much of it still applies). I've been using Firecore's Infuse 5 player to watch movies and TV shows on my iPad...

My iPhone Home Screen

It's been around six months since I did the last post on my iPhone home screen. I've changed some of the apps on the home screen, along with the background that I use. It's also changed from being a one page layout to...

Tracking Time with Timelogger

I recently began tracking my time spent, and searching for a suitable app for it on the App Store. I wanted something that could be easily started from the widget, synced between my iPhone and iPad, and gave me detailed statistics about where...

Siri Integration with Carrot Weather

One of the features added in iOS 12 was the ability for apps to have tighter integration with Siri. This means that you can use third-party apps right in Siri, and get rich feedback from them. I was never a big user of...

Automating iOS – My Favourite Shortcuts

Since Workflow became Shortcuts, I've started using many more Shortcuts that use Siri to their advantage, and also some new Shortcuts to add to my collection. I've already written a post about the Workflows I used every day, and you can find that post...