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24th October, 2020 - Blog

Fantastical Premium – Investing In Efficiency

Hey folks, how’s it going? Another iOS/macOS productivity post for you today, this time about one of the apps you may have not really put a lot of th...

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20th October, 2020 - Blog

Alzheimer’s Society Memory Walk, October 17 2020

Hi all, how’s it going? In case you missed it, my family and I took part in the Alzheimer’s Society Memory Walk last weekend. Between the four ...

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14th October, 2020 - Blog

Back It On Up!

What’s up, folks? Again, had planned to put this blog together last week, but things have been crazy. With my entire working life stored on a laptop,...

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5th October, 2020 - Blog

Welcome To Autumn!

How’s it going, folks? Back again with a quick life update – you’d be surprised how popular they seem to be. It’s October, which se...

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20th September, 2020 - Blog

Why I Own Three Pairs Of Headphones

How’s it going, folks? I’ve had a bit of a cold, so I’m writing this up a few days later than I’d originally planned. As you know, ...

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16th September, 2020 - Blog

Here We Go Again

As you may or may not know, I’ve spent most of (read: all) of my adult life with serious confidence and self-image issues. I’ve no doubt that s...

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6th September, 2020 - Blog

What I Want To See In The iPhone 12

My friend Daryl sent a message in a Slack chat full of Apple fans and content creators the other day asking about whether we’d be upgrading to the ne...

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3rd September, 2020 - Blog

Why I Use Monzo

What’s up, folks? I’m still not sure how I’m going to keep coming up with blog posts, having had one every day this week so far, but here...

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2nd September, 2020 - Blog

Out of Reach

Deep Breath I’m going to tell you about one of the toughest times in my professional (and personal life). One year ago today, I took up a position at...

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1st September, 2020 - Blog

A Change To My Things 3 Workflow

If you’ve been reading this site since, well, ever, you’ll know that Things 3 is my favourite app – likely of all time. It’s a to-d...

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30th August, 2020 - Blog

3 Months of PC Gaming

Back in May, I purchased my first gaming PC, and as I noted at the time, it’s a beast. Over the last three months, it’s becoming my main gaming...

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30th August, 2020 - Blog

iPad Pro Magic Keyboard Review

I’ve been using the Apple Magic Keyboard for a week or two so far, and I felt it was time to put together some thoughts in the form of a review. It&#...

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23rd August, 2020 - Blog

Why I Love The Hitman Franchise

I play a lot of games, if you hadn’t noticed. I’ve always been a fan of stealth games, since Metal Gear Solid, but one franchise has stuck with...

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16th August, 2020 - Blog

Can I Work On An iPad?

Quick Update! I now have an RSS feed setup, so you can subscribe to my blog using lloydcoombes.co.uk/feed. That way, you’ll get portfolio updates, as wel...

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6th August, 2020 - Blog

A Look At My Productivity Apps

I’m a firm believer in embracing technology to improve workflow, and the availability of apps on all devices has led to plenty of new permutations th...

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6th August, 2020 - Blog

Chelmsford Community Radio Appearance

I appeared on local radio to discuss fatherhood, my career in games journalism, and share the re-recording of Counties’ track “Better Days̶...

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17th July, 2020 - Blog

PAL KEYS Podcast Appearance

Filing this under blog because it felt very open and honest. I was able to sit down and chat with my good friend Daryl Baxter about my path into the indust...

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14th July, 2020 - Blog

A Life Update

What’s happening, folks? Before I go any further, I want to say that if you’re reading this then I hope you have stayed safe in these uncertain...

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26th June, 2020 - Blog

Six Months of Self-Employment

Six months ago, I left Canary Wharf for the last time. Usually, on a commute, I’d listen to a podcast or some music, but this time I just put my earp...

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21st June, 2020 - Blog

What’s on my iPad Pro? (Updated for June 2020)

As a big fan of Apple products, it would be fair to say I’ve owned a few in my time. iPods, iPhones, iPads, and Macs have all formed part of my worki...

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4th June, 2020 - Blog

My Desk Setup (2020 Update)

What’s up, everyone? I’ve wanted to put this post together for a little while but have been piecing together my updated setup – but I thi...

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29th May, 2020 - Blog

A Toast To The Future

Morning all! How’s it going? It’s yet again a sunny day in Southend-On-Sea, and with our apartment being on the seafront we’ve got the br...

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29th May, 2020 - Blog

One Week of PC Gaming

How we all doing, folks? Approaching the end of another week in lockdown, and as busy as things are right now (you may have noticed from my socials that I&...

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20th May, 2020 - Blog

I Bought A PC

Here’s a post I never thought I’d make, macOS fan that I am: I bought a PC. For the first time in as long as I can remember, I’ll be usin...

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17th May, 2020 - Blog

Happy Birthday Jackson (A Year of Fatherhood In Pictures and Videos)

How has it been a year already? 365 days ago, I held you in my arms for the first time. Since then I’ve held you thousands of times, but the novelty ...

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12th May, 2020 - Blog

My Tech Bag 2020

What’s up, everyone? I’ve been meaning to write this blog post for a little while, but since the world went into lockdown, it’s felt a li...

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10th May, 2020 - Blog

Tough Times

Hey everyone, A quick update to cap off the bank holiday weekend. Work for Gfinity has kept me plenty busy this week, but there are a few more pieces for t...

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