Some Thoughts On Hawaii

I’m now back from a two weeks vacation where I spent twelve days in Hawaii (Maui, Big Island and Honolulu). Here are a few glaring observations. The first thing that comes to my mind is how the Hawaiian environment is lacking any ads. You won’t see big ads along the roads, in small villages or... Continue Reading →

My Review Of Flighty And Comments On Flight Trackers In General

This week a newcomer in the field of flight trackers was released: Flighty. This release was for me the occasion to reconsider my current flight tracking apps. And what a good timing while I'm on vacation. Let’s dig in. Before Flighty The flight tracking app that I have on my iOS devices are illustrated here.... Continue Reading →

Staring At Their Screen All The Time

How about a bit of social behaviour observations? I’m visiting Hawaii since July 12th. I’m loving it very much. I’ve seen such of varying environment: rain forests, desert like landscapes, wonderful beaches, etc. I’m able to report on this because I’m a typical epicurean type of guy when on vacation. You might think that I’m... Continue Reading →

My Photographer Challenge While On Vacation

I live with many opposing forces within me while on vacation. As an avid amateur photographer, trips and vacations are always the best occasions for me to bring my photography gear and enjoy shooting pictures. As my trip unfolds and brings new opportunities for taking pictures, I find myself in a constant dilemma: stopping my... Continue Reading →

Blogging While On Vacation

Bloggers life is full of challenges. Staying relevant, keeping the pace, posting quality content are just a few of them. Writing while being on vacation is my current challenge. As I don’t want to stay in front of my screen too long so I can enjoy my time here, I set aside a few moments... Continue Reading →

On Vacation With iOS 13 – Using My iPhone 7

As you probably already know, I'm currently on vacation in Hawaii. As I'm writing this blog post, I'm on the big island, close to the small town of Hilo. For my photography needs I'm using my big Nikon D750 camera and my iPhone 7. But you might be interested to know when and why I... Continue Reading →

On Vacation With iOS 13 – Maps Saved Locations

Today I found out that the only way to estimate travel time between two places with Apple's Maps is to use the save location feature. To my knowledge, prior to iOS 13, there was no way to accomplish such a basic task. Thanks to iOS 13, you can mark a location on a map and... Continue Reading →

On Vacation With iOS 13 – Files & Photos

I took many many RAW photos in Maui, Hawaii. I tried to dig into them with my HyperDrive USB-C hub connected on my iPad running iOS 13. I wanted to see what I could publish on my blog while on vacation. But the current state of RAW images browsing from Files.app is still very weak,... Continue Reading →

On Vacation With iOS 13 – Maps

First surprise with iOS 13 while in HawaiWhile opening Apple's Maps, I got a notification announcing improvements to Maps in my region. As in Maui there little towns I couldn't experience the difference, I saw one for general map features like state parks and reserves. So far so good.

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