Apple Watch Ultra is a poor dive computer

A major reason I purchased an Apple Watch Ultra was for its loudly advertised ability to function as a dive computer, much like some Garmins. It’s been a rough and disappointing road. Right out of the gate, it didn’t work. It requires a 3rd-party application, Oceanic+, which didn’t exist at Apple Watch Ultra release time. … Read more

Z9 GPS disables itself

I’ve been out using my Z9 every weekend, but a bit behind on actually going through all the photos. Just now I was reviewing some and was surprised to realise there were no GPS coordinates. In any from that day. Where I was outdoors for hours in a flat grass field. I then discovered that … Read more

iCloud ‘Optimize Mac Storage’ breaks the Mojave installer

Yet another example of a really bizarre macOS bug that’s pretty inexcusable as a test escape, given it occurs with the default installation settings on a completely clean OS install. In short, the Mojave update installer does not work (on High Sierra at least) if you have ‘Optimize Mac Storage’ enabled for iCloud Drive (System … Read more