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Apple Pay has had increased growth, now with an estimated 250 million users

Apple Pay has had increased growth, now with an estimated 250 million users

According to a recent report this week from Loup Ventures, Apple Pay transactions are up and are continuously rising. Now, an estimated 31 percent of all iPhone users have used Apple Pay complete a transaction within the last year, when compared to the same time last year it was only 25 percent. In Apple’s recent earnings call, no details were mentioned on how many users or anything related to the […]

The recent Snapchat redesign caused the company’s first drop in daily active users

The recent Snapchat redesign caused the company’s first drop in daily active users

Snapchat rolled out a controversial major redesign to its mobile app in November last year, as a result 1.2 million people signed a petition asking for the app design to be ‘put back.’ As a result it did cause the company to see a drop in daily active users, the first decrease since Snapchat was launched back in 2011. This Tuesday, The Wall Street Journal reported that in the first quarter of this […]

Deal: HomeKit compatible Logitech Circle 2 is £109.99 on amazon.co.uk

Deal: HomeKit compatible Logitech Circle 2 is £109.99 on amazon.co.uk

For smart home and Apple HomeKit fans, a great deal on a Logitech Circle 2 camera has popped up on amazon.co.uk today. The Circle 2 is usually £169.99 but, it’s on deal today for £109.99. Logitech’s Circle 2 is usually a firm favouite out of all the HomeKit camera offerings currently on sale, but it does also work with Amazon’s own Alexa service, as well as Google Home too. Similar […]

Deal: This Toshiba 4K Smart TV is only £358 on amazon.co.uk

Deal: This Toshiba 4K Smart TV is only £358 on amazon.co.uk

On amazon.co.uk today, we have spied a new deal on the Toshiba 49U5766DB, a large 49-inch 4K TV with built in Freeview Play for £358.40, down from the usual £549.99. The Toshiba 49U5766DB has an Ultra HD resolution, with integrated Dolby Audio. While it doesn’t have built in Android TV or Fire TV OS, Toshiba does include its own ‘Toshiba Smart Portal’ which has social media apps as well as access to […]

Fortnite will come to Android, but won’t be on Google Play

Fortnite will come to Android, but won’t be on Google Play

Fortnite is becoming ridiculously popular. And after expanding the games platform coverage earlier this year with expansion onto Apple’s iOS earlier in April, then to the Nintendo Switch in June – just Android was left to cover the major platforms on the market. But in bringing the game to Android, much like iOS they first need to go through Google Play and for any paid apps, extra subscriptions and in-app […]

Nike Training Club is now available on Apple Watch

Nike Training Club is now available on Apple Watch

Much like how Nike Running Club currently works, with an app on the iPhone for viewing all your stats and seeing what runs you have done and also a companion app on the Apple Watch for use when you don’t want or can’t take your iPhone with you. Nike now want to do the same with the Nike Training Club app. Now on the wrist Starting today, Nike is rolling […]

Deal: LIFX Smart Bulb is now £40 on amazon.co.uk

Deal: LIFX Smart Bulb is now £40 on amazon.co.uk

On amazon.co.uk this week, one of the bulbs LIFX offers is on a deal now on Amazon UK. The LIFX WiFi bulb comes in two models: B22 and E27. One is for the edison screw and one for baynet fitting. The LIFX range of lights are unique as they connect directly to your home WiFi with no hub required. They work with Apple HomeKit, the ‘Works with Nest’ system and […]

Come September 1, support for the classic version of Skype will end

Come September 1, support for the classic version of Skype will end

Later this year, in September Microsoft will be ending the support for the older version of Skype, with version 8.0 replacing the older ‘Classic’ 7.0 version. The company is urging customers to upgrade at some point between now and September 1st 2018, which is the cut off date. Earlier this month, on July 16th – Microsoft released Skype 8.0 for Windows desktop and this will now replace Skype 7.0 and […]

Deal: Logitech Circle 2 is now £119 on amazon.co.uk

Deal: Logitech Circle 2 is now £119 on amazon.co.uk

On amazon.co.uk this week, Amazon has Logitech’s Circle 2 camera on sale, down from £169.99 to £119.08. The Circle 2 works indoors and outdoors and integrates with Apple’s HomeKit as well as Amazon Alexa for voice control. Check back weekly for more deals, on alexandtomstech.com/deals

iTunes Remote app now updated for iPhone X and iOS 12

iTunes Remote app now updated for iPhone X and iOS 12

Apple has long maintained the iTunes Remote app for iPhone and iPad for nearly 10 years now, and today the app has received its first update since sometime last year, in 2017. Today’s update finally adds support for the iPhone X, we get a new look icon and it now supports Apple’s upcoming iOS 12 OS. Also, iPad Pro resolutions are now fully supported. With iTunes Remote 4.4, Apple is […]