Homebridge is an awesome little utility that allows you to add “non supported” smart-home devices to homekit. Once added, they behave like normal homekit devices for the most part. This is particularly useful if, for example, you have hundreds of pounds worth of LIFX bulbs that don’t support the software update for homekit support (grr).
The amazing Mr Federico Viticci at MacStories has updated his screenshot builder for the iPhone XS and XS Max. Because he’s a generally awesome guy, he’s also shared it with the world. It’s what I am going to use for my screenshots (I used the old version of screenshot builder on the 6S Plus) and I’d highly recommend checking it out!
You know that feature where on a plus phone you could double tap (not press) the home button and all the icons slide down into reach? The one we mocked as a terrible hack only required because the phone was too big?
I’ve just moved from an iPhone 6S Plus to an iPhone XS. The iPhone XS does not have reachability.
I miss it.
I love my bread maker. Since being given it for my birthday last year, I haven’t bought a single loaf of bread from the shop (although I have bought a lot of flour!). This is the recipe that I’ve used most:
- 400g Strong Bread Flour
- 1tsp Salt
- 1tsp Yeast
- 1tbsp Olive Oil
- 300ml water
Setting: “French”. On my machine it takes 6 hours to finish, but using the timer I usually put a loaf on before I go to bed so I wake up to the smell of freshly baked bread. 👌
Around the time my friend Dan was planning to build out a T5 as a custom camper, we got to thinking: what’s the smallest, most ridiculous yet functional ‘camper’ you could build? Conversation quickly turned to; could you convert my 2006 Citroen C3?
1 trip to Wickes, around £30 of wood and a couple of hours later: Yes. Yes you can.
I just tried to hard press on my friend’s android phone to move the cursor – it felt so broken. 3D touch (force touch?) is a feature that it seems cool to mock for being a bit gimmicky or even useless, but I want to stand up for 3D touch as being one of my favourite things about my iPhone 6s. Here are three things that 3D touch has brought to my life that I like: Continue reading “An Ode to 3D Touch”