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Ubiquiti GigaBeam vs UniFi Building Bridge

Ubiquiti has two very similar options for short range PtP (Point-to-Point) on the 60GHz spectrum with the airMAX GigaBeam and the UniFi Building Bridge (UBB). Both are basically identical in performance, but they are aimed at different audiences. Both devices run on 60GHz, with 5GHz backup, failover bands in case of bad weather or temporary obstructions.  Both devices are rated for 500 metres of range with up to 1Gbps+ of […]

Volkswagen launches new GTI Clubsport 45 anniversary edition

This week, Volkswagen has introduced a new 45 year anniversary edition of the Golf 8 GTI. The company has been releasing a special anniversary GTI every five years since 1996, when Volkswagen launched the 20 year edition. This time with the GTI Clubsport 45, Volkswagen has added a large black rear spoiler, black roof as well as specific black and red alloy wheels. The GTI Clubsport 45 will go on […]

macOS is no longer the world’s second most popular desktop OS

For a long time, the top two desktop operating systems in the world have been Microsoft Windows and Apple macOS. However despite a very popular and well received launch of the new range of M1 Macs last year, Apple’s place has now been relegated to third place now sitting behind Google Chrome OS, which powers Chomebooks and Chromeboxes. Windows is still way out in front, at 80.5% market share worldwide, […]

Volkswagen’s new Tiguan R with 316bhp now on sale

Volkswagen’s new Tiguan R is now on sale starting this week, with prices starting at £45,915. The Tiguan R was announced at the tail end of 2020 and was left with a date of release for 2021 and now it is on sale in the UK. The Tiguan R now joins the Golf R, Touareg R and Arteon R in the company’s ever increasing performance arm line of products. The Tiguan […]

Gran Turismo 7 is delayed until 2022

Sony has said that the next instalment of Gran Turismo wont be coming back this year, as originally planned. Due to delay caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, Gran Turismo 7 will be coming in 2022 instead. Sony said that the production of the game offered some challenging situations, like the movie industry has. “GT7 has been impacted by COVID-related production challenges and therefore will shift from 2021 to 2022. With […]

Land Rover announces new V8 Defender with 518bhp

Today, JLR has introduced a new V8 version of the Land Rover Defender, with the same engine as the Jaguar F-Type, Range Rover Sport with 518bhp and 461lb ft torque. The V8 Defender is on sale from today with pricing at £98,505 for the 90 and £101,150 for the five-door 110. Thanks to the much more powerful engine, it can now do 0-60mph in 5.2 seconds with a top speed […]

PC sales in the UK increased last year

New data from a report from The Register has surfaced this week with information about PC sales in the UK during 2020. The report says that four million brand new PCs during the fourth quarter of 2020, with 439,000 desktop PCs sold and 3.554 million laptops sold. The amount of laptops sold makes sense, with people working from home since March 2020 and school children doing the same, the ability to work […]

SpaceX’s Starlink will be able to achieve 300Mbps this year

SpaceX launched its low orbit satellite service, Starlink to the US and UK in beta form recently and the latency and speeds are very good for a satellite based serviced, with speeds around 150Mbps and latency of 20-30ms. However CEO Elon Musk has said that the speeds will almost double to 300Mbps sometime in 2021. Latency will be dropped too from the 20-40ms in the beta phase to under 20ms […]

Ubiquiti launches its much anticipated UniFi G4 Doorbell in UK and EU

Today for the UK and Europe, Ubiquiti has launched its much anticipated UniFi Protect doorbell following on from the original launch in North America back in July 2020. This is the first doorbell from Ubiquiti and within Protect it operates like any other camera, with motion zones, events, RTSP streaming, alerts and more. It has a 5MP sensor with a resolution of 1600 x 1200, 2MP HD at 30 FPS for streaming. […]

LinkedIn is down worldwide

This evening, LinkedIn is having some service issues worldwide affecting all users on the mobile and desktop version of the social network. The company tweeted out the information via its @LinkedInHelp handle, they are working on getting the service back up and running with the outage starting at 07:00pm UK time and 2PM eastern time. Some members may be experiencing an issue with accessing LinkedIn on mobile and desktop. We’re […]