Initial Charge is written and produced by Mike Rockwell and focuses on Apple products, software, the web, and other geek-related topics.
Photo by Maggie Gallagher
If you have any comments, ideas, or suggestions for the site, feel free to share them. Whether it’s a technical problem, a typo, a review recommendation, or just a thought you’d like to share, you can reach out by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Apple Mail
- Code Editor
- Jetpack Mobile
- Shortcuts, with The Toolkit
- Things for iPhone and iPad
- Reeder, syncing with Miniflux
- Wallabag, with ReadKit
Some development and design work is accomplished on a 13-inch MacBook Air running Ubuntu 22.04 in VMWare Fusion using Brave, FileZilla, gedit, and GIMP. Screenshots of my device setups are regularly published to the Home Screens Series.
Initial Charge is hosted by SiteGround and built on WordPress. The site uses a small number of excellent WordPress plugins, including Akismet, Jetpack, SiteGround Optimizer, Two Factor, and Webmention.
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Images from each of the site’s feature articles are also published on Pixelfed, alongside links to the associated entry.