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I opted to let LinkedIn search my gMail for possible connections and a surprising number of people were uncovered. there was no reason for Google to have an up-to-date record of my contact history. Searching however revealed the list of contacts accumulated over the last 14 years.

gMail Stores your Contacts, and You Probably Didn’t Realise



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I recently had to erase a Time Machine backup drive that had become corrupted. The drive was refusing to show when connected and would force the Mac’s Disk Utility to hang indefinitely on the ‘loading disks’ message.

Tech Tip: Fix MacOS Disk Utility Unmount Error 69888



One of my most used) features of the iPhone is its camera. For the past few years the camera has been predominantly used in conjunction with apps to identify objects, detect sources of light, read the screens of electronic devices and to scan and convert printed text. More recently I’ve developed an interest in photography and videography, with a view to begin taking snaps and producing my own videos showcasing my daily life, interesting activities and hobbies. The accessibility of Apple’s iOS devices is leagues ahead of that on other platforms, and that advancement in accessibility has extended to the camera to the point where it is now possible, with a little training and practice, to accurately take pictures and shoot video with no sight at all.

iPhone Photography From A Blind Person’s Point Of View



One of the first apps I developed for the Windows platform was a rendition of the classic game 'Guess The Number' with some ridiculous difficulty levels and plenty of bugs. I thought it had been lost to the depths of time until it was unearthed during the rebuilding of this website.

We All Start Somewhere