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3rd July, 2022 - Blog

“Dancing on the Airtable, doing the Kanban”

One of the things I’ve noticed, now that I’ve been writing about productivity apps and tools for three years now, is that I can’t help my...

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25th June, 2022 - Blog

The Big Desk Tour of 2022

Hey everyone, how’s it going? I’ve been meaning to put this together for months (this started as my 2021 desk setup tour), but here we are! In any case...

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29th May, 2022 - Blog

I’m not quite myself

If you’re new here, I should warn you that this is one of my “personal” blog posts, because I’ve always advocated that mental health is something t...

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29th May, 2022 - Blog

I was wrong about the MacBook Pro

What’s up, folks? I’m back from Paris with a whole new appreciation of my laptop (weird, right?). I was saving this for a full desk tour blog, that I...

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15th May, 2022 - Blog

“Lloyd Coombes, fitness columnist”

You may have noticed I’ve been doing some more fitness-based content recently, and that’s led to a really cool opportunity to write regularly f...

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14th May, 2022 - Blog

Now playing: Valorant

You lucky things are probably getting more than one blog post this week, don’t say I don’t spoil you. In any case, I’m back from a lovely trip to Sco...

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2nd May, 2022 - Blog

Now Playing: Mo’ MMOs

What’s up, folks? How are we all? Another “Now Playing” blog post means I’m playing more videogames I want to tell you about (if yo...

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25th April, 2022 - Blog

Bench Your Burdens

What’s up everybody? Dropping a new blog a little late this week – Jackson has been poorly with a chest infection, and work has been hectic. Anyway, yo...

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13th April, 2022 - Blog

The state of the iPad in 2022

What’s up, friends? Bit of a delay putting this one live because my sister got married last week and I’ve been inundated with work. I’m still working...

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27th March, 2022 - Blog

Now Playing: Elden Ring

What’s up, everyone? It’s been a few weeks, but I’ve been working on a big blog post that’ll go live in the next few days I hope. Still aiming for ...

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6th March, 2022 - Blog

An almost quarterly check-in

What’s up, folks? It’s been my goal to hit a new post every week on this blog in 2022, and it’s working so far. Using Streaks, I’ve built up a bit ...

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27th February, 2022 - Blog

My Everyday Carry (2022 Edition)

What’s up everyone? It’s been a while since I did an everyday carry blog post (I think the last one was on my old blog), so here’s an updated one for...

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20th February, 2022 - Blog

The “Laptop as a Desktop” Dream

What’s up, folks? While I wish I could tell you the laptop in the header image is mine, I’m afraid it’s not — but I am reviewing th...

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13th February, 2022 - Blog

A gaming realisation

How’s it going folks? Back to talking about games this week, and I’ve had a realisation while playing Dying Light 2. I love open-world games, but they ...

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6th February, 2022 - Blog

Why I blog using Drafts

What’s up folks? You almost got a week without a blog post, but the streak continues – we’re at five weeks in a row, despite a whole host of free...

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30th January, 2022 - Blog

My Life In The Cloud

What’s up, everyone? It’s Sunday, and I’m excited to be back at work tomorrow. That’s weird to say, right? Anyway, this week’s blog is about… T...

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23rd January, 2022 - Blog

Two Years of Working From Home: What I’ve Learned

Hey folks, how goes it? Before I start this week’s blog post, just a reminder that I (along with two wonderful co-hosts) have a podcast now. Find out mor...

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22nd January, 2022 - Blog

Introducing: Glitch Slap

What’s up, folks? As you know, I’m allergic to free time. Between work, freelance, raising my son, being a partner to Frankie and trying to fit...

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16th January, 2022 - Blog

Streaks, and the gamification of good habits

With my job writing about tech, and much of my free time being spent working on my fitness, I’m always looking for something that blends it all together,...

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7th January, 2022 - Blog

Thank Goodness for AppleCare, or “How I Learned to Love the Apple Watch”

Hey everyone, In October, I did something I’ve never done before. I broke my iPhone gasp. Out for a run, way too late at night, I lost my footing and fel...

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1st January, 2022 - Blog

Happy New Year!

Happy new year! It’s 2022, woo! Hope you and yours stayed safe last night however you celebrated. New Year’s Eve has always been a bit of a non-event i...

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10th October, 2021 - Blog

Is this… happiness?

Hey folks, how are we all? It’s starting to get cold here. We moved into our new house in the summer, so all three of us are looking forward to our f...

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22nd September, 2021 - Blog

MCU Flashback: The Incredible Hulk

In a new series of original content, I’m rewatching the Marvel Cinematic Universe. This week, it’s time for The Incredible Hulk. While Iron Man may...

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19th September, 2021 - Blog

Mujjo 16-inch MacBook Pro Sleeve Review

The MacBook Pro really hasn’t had much of a design shift in a long, long time. It’s still that same slab of aluminium, and there’s a reason for that ...

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28th August, 2021 - Blog

Start Spreading The News

What a week. Between Gamescom and the Destiny 2 Witch Queen event (and new season), I barely had a chance to register it was my last week working for Gfini...

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23rd August, 2021 - Blog

Llama Life Could Be The Productivity Tweak Your To-Do List Needs

If you’ve ever looked at your to-do list and felt that slow, creeping feeling of “how on Earth will I get through this in one day”, then ...

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21st August, 2021 - Blog

A Moment Of Appreciation For The 16-inch MacBook Pro

When you’re writing about games or tech for a living, it can be hard to enjoy what we have. The news cycle is constantly churning, matched only by th...

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