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Weekends with A&T Tech – Best stories of the week

Another week has gone by and it’s time, once again to go over the best stories we covered here on A&T Tech. In the news this week, Apple has said at the end of the year, the App Store will come to twenty more countries, Apple released iOS 13.4 and iPadOS 13.4, with support for iCloud Drive Folder Sharing and full cursor support on iPad. Apple also released tvOS 13.4 was […]

Seat had a record breaking year in 2019, thanks mainly to SUV sales

This week, Seat announced that it had a record breaking sales year in 2019, thanks mainly to the increase of SUV sales. The company now offers a wide array of SUV models, from the smaller Arona, mid-size Ateca and the larger Tarraco. The Tarraco is one of the company’s newest SUV models. Also, the Cupra brand sits under Seat and offers the Cupra Ateca as a high performance alternative. Seat […]

Apple is bringing the App Store to 20 new countries later this year

Its hard to imagine using an iPad or iPhone without the App Store, but in a lot of countries around the world the iPhone is sold but the App Store isn’t available for some reason or another. This week, Apple announced that later this year, the App Store will be launching in twenty more countries. Announced in a post on the Apple Developer portal this week, Apple addressed its developers […]

McLaren is stopping car production until the end of April

Following along with a recent announcement from Morgan Motors, UK based McLaren is stopping production until the end of April at its Woking factory. The Sheffield factory which produces carbon fibre components will also be stopping production for the same period of time. The stop of production is due to the outbreak of the coronavirus to help prevent it from spreading. In response to the Covid-19 pandemic, McLaren Automotive has […]

Apple has updated Siri in the US to help with COVID-19 information

A few days ago, Apple updated Siri in the US to help Americans with information regarding coronavirus, so you can now ask Siri “how do I know if I have coronavirus?” and it’ll then proceed to help you find the necessary information out from the CDC. If the symptoms are severe, Siri will advise you to call 911 for information. Apple released a COVID-19 symptom triage tool within Siri. Ask […]

Morgan Motors is stopping production for the next four weeks

Like other british based car factories and companies, the Morgan Motor company based in Malvern will be closing its factory and stopping production for a short period of time, due to the outbreak of the coronavirus to help prevent it from spreading. “We have made the decision to close our factory for the next four weeks to minimise any movement of staff and partners.” Morgan Motors NEWS: An update from […]

Some future updates to Windows 10 have been seen in a promo video

Last week, Microsoft revealed that Windows 10 is now installed on over one billion devices and as part of the celebration, Panos Panay who is the chief product officer at Microsoft, shared a video on Instagram and as the video shows of sections of the Windows 10 UI, it becomes clear certain elements change to reveal what could be a redesigned interface for Windows 10, or rather a refresh. Video […]

BMW shuts down Mini plant in Cowley, Oxfordshire – for one month

Following in suit with other car companies here in the UK, BMW owned Mini has closed its factory in Cowley, Oxfordshire. The plant closed on Friday evening last week. This joins other car companies, Bentley and Jaguar Land Rover which both closed their factories on the 20th March for one month. Earlier this month, Nissan closed its Sunderland based factory for a while too. These closures are due to the […]

Apple releases tvOS 13.4 for Apple TV HD and 4K

Today Apple has released iOS 13.4 for iPhone and iPod touch, audioOS 13.4 for HomePod and also tvOS 13.4 for the Apple TV HD and 4K models (4th and 5th generation). tvOS 13.4 includes some very small changes to the way the TV app looks and also the way Family Sharing purchases are integrated has been made simpler too. tvOS can be updated by going to Settings > System > Software […]

Apple releases audioOS 13.4 for HomePod

Today, alongside iOS 13.4, iPadOS 13.4, tvOS 13.4 and macOS 10.15.4 – Apple has also released audioOS 13.4 for the HomePod speaker, no major changes at all listed here just very typical bug fixes. The release notes are very sparse, saying only “general improvements for stability and quality.’ HomePod will automatically update, unless it has been turned off. HomePod can be manually updated via the Home app on iOS, iPadOS […]