iOS Widgets - Wall of Temptation

Apple, after 13 years, has decided that the world is ready for a change and has granted iOS users the opportunity to have something more than just icons on our home screens. Widgets are not new to me and I have spent many years using it on Android before accepting…

The Plight of Indie Weather App Developers!

Weather apps are my guilty pleasure. I am a sucker of good design and thoughtfully crafted software. However, today, I am putting myself in the shoes of an indie weather developer to shed light into the challengers faced when the odds are severely stacked against you. You may think, "it's…

Medium is interesting again!

Medium.com was a platform I considered and one of the reasons I disregarded it was because they did not have custom domains (at the time). I wanted to own my content and that's pretty hard to do if the only way I can direct people to my home on…

Learning to code: Free code camp

Learning has always been something I do. However, in the last 5 years, I feel that I have not learnt a new skill. Learning doesn't always have to be something that earns you money or a career change. It's the journey of learning something different and challenging yourself, which is…

Setapp and their iOS apps: I am both 😃 and ☹️

I am a Setapp customer for a year and I subscribed only because it was cheaper to pay Setapp than to pay individual subscriptions to Ulysses and Moneywiz. It was cost effective because the Setapp subscription provided both Mac and iOS apps. This week, Setapp officially launched support for iOS…

Micro Blogging on MereCivilian.com

For the past 4-6 weeks, I have been trialling Micro.blog platform which I approached as a twitter alternative. A world that is a lot quieter than twitter but has a community vibe and a sense of togetherness even though I personally do not know a single person on Micro.…