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Co-op supermarket now supports Apple Wallet for its loyalty card

UK supermarket, Co-op have updated their loyalty card system on iOS to now support Apple Wallet for its card. Up until now, you would have to dig into the dedicated app but now it can be accessed at the same time as Apple Pay and importantly, the card is available on the Apple Watch too. Co-op joins other supermarkets in the UK, such as Tesco, M&S and Waitrose in supporting […]

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

Another week has gone by and its time, once again to go over the best stories we covered here on A&T Tech. Forza Motorsport 7 will be taken off of the Microsoft Store in September Forza Motorsport 7 will be unavailable to purchase come September, due to how licensing works for the real life elements in the games, such as cars and tracks. Those who have purchased the game can play […]

Tesla reduces the price of the Model 3 in China

This week, Tesla has reduced the price of the Model 3 in China by 15,000 yuan, which is around £1,600 or $2,300. Meaning the car now retails for 235,900 yuan, around £26,280 or $36,500. The price reductions are down to “cost fluctuations” as Tesla’s press team said. Over in the US, the price of the Model 3 has actually been going up slightly over the past number of months.

New 2021 Mercedes C-Class now on sale in the UK

Mercedes has introduced a new update to its mid-size executive saloon car, the C-Class. Now in its sixth generation, the new C-Class is now electrified only, meaning it still has combustion engines, but it only comes in versions that are electricity assisted, meaning mild-hybrid technology. The new car is also a lot more expensive than the outgoing car, the current model starts at £28,035, but this new version is now […]

Forza Motorsport 7 will be taken off of the Microsoft Store in September

According to the official Forza Twitter account, Forza Motorsport 7 will be taken off of the official Microsoft Store come 15th September. The game will remain playable, but will be no longer available to purchase or play on Xbox Game Pass. By that day in September, the game would have reached its ‘end of life’, which for Forza games is around four years, due to the cars and tracks being […]

Apple releases watchOS 7.6.1, contains security updates

Apple has today released a minor update for the Apple Watch, with watchOS 7.61. This follows on from watchOS 7.6, which was released a couple of weeks ago and just addresses some important security updates. Apple’s notes says that this release fixes a memory issue that may have been actively exploited in the wild. The new update can be installed now by going to the iPhone app for Apple Watch […]

Some 2020 Toshiba and Insignia Fire TVs now support HomeKit and AirPlay 2

Earlier this month, Toshiba and Insignia have updated their smart TVs with support for HomeKit and AirPlay 2. Both companies make some Fire TV branded smart TVs, which run the Fire TV operating system, nearly identical to what comes on a Fire TV Stick. The HomeKit support allows the Home app on macOS, iPadOS and iPhone to control the TV, such as turning it on, changing volume and input – […]

Mercedes says an electric G-Class is coming in 2024

Mercedes has revealed that the G-Class four wheel drive will get an electric version in 2024. The EQG will be one of the many cars that the company is converting to electric over the next four years, as Mercedes is aiming to have an electric version of every segment of vehicles by 2025. Alongside the EQG, Mercedes will also have an EQS Mayback SUV made all electric, which will be […]

Linksys is adding HomeKit support to its AX4200 WiFi 6 mesh system

Linkys has announced recently that its AX4200 WiFi 6 mesh system will be getting HomeKit support. When a router or mesh system is added to HomeKit, it offers enhanced security, mainly for tweaking the firewall to restrict access for Home accessories. Linksys have released a software update earlier this month for the Velop AX42000 and it can be updated via the Linksys iOS app. The following settings can be adjusted […]

Apple reports its 2021 Q3 earnings, with over $20 billion in profit

This week, Apple has announced its Q3 earnings for 2021 with details on company profits, revenue and more. During the third quarter Apple had revenue figures of $81.4 billion with profits of $21.7 billion. For this past quarter, Apple has archived an all time high for its services revenue, which hit $17.5 billion and covers all of Apple subscriptions and other services, with the App Store, Apple Music, Apple Pay, […]