It all started with a ZX81, and look where it’s got me!

Photo of me with Sydney,  Australia in the background.
Photo of me with Sydney,  Australia in the background.
My taken by wife….


I don’t know who he is, and I’ve never done him any harm. Despite that, he tried to bully me into thinking that I had broken the law.

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Photo by Hassan OUAJBIR on Unsplash


Ulysses is great for writing long-form text. This Shortcut + TK mark-up simplifies editing long articles

Screenshot of script
Screenshot of script
Shortcut to extract comments (by author)


You’re nearly there with your big idea, but you need contracts. It’s heavy going but crucial. Understand the why and it’s easier to engage.

A group of people sitting around a table discussing a contract.
A group of people sitting around a table discussing a contract.
Photo by Campaign Creators on Unsplash


A fraudster’s false accusations resonated with popular fears and people died. It doesn’t have to be true to matter.

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Photo by william santos on Unsplash


Eliminate duplicates and deleted contacts that keep coming back. Find out why groups are useful

Screenshots of Apple Contacts on iPhone, iPad and Mac Big Sur
Screenshots of Apple Contacts on iPhone, iPad and Mac Big Sur
Apple Contacts on iPhone, iPad, and Mac (created by author)



It can get confusing if you message a non-Apple using friend. I take a closer look to understand why

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Photo by Clique Images on Unsplash


CODEX

5G at the Apple event was amazing, but is it worth the extra battery drain? Yes! A new world is opening-up

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Photo by Aaditya Ailawadhi on Unsplash
  • Peak download speeds of 4Gbps, and that was just the start!.
  • Peak upload speeds of 200Mbps, so that was great too.
  • Latency was so low that communications were effectively real-time.
  • Post-pandemic, thousands of people could use their phones at busy airports or a packed stadium, and it wouldn’t be a problem.


Apple Numbers can now do pivot tables, so I road-tested it by working out my chances of surviving the Titanic

Drawing of the Titanic with a spreadsheet in the background.
Drawing of the Titanic with a spreadsheet in the background.
Apple Numbers and the Titanic (illustration by author)

Will J Murphy

I write about tech, photography and economics. I’ve a degree in Computing Science and a MBA. I’m a hobby stock photog. See https://www.justonewordfromme.com/

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