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PayPal announces it is acquiring iZettle for $2.2 billion

PayPal announces it is acquiring iZettle for $2.2 billion

Last week, PayPal announced that it has just acquired iZettle for $2.2 billion. Just like Square or Stripe in the US, iZettle sells mobile card readers designed for use on the road by tradesman or in smaller retail stores where the hassle of getting a phone line or dedicated internet line installed just isn’t convenient. This deal could be indicating that PayPal want to muscle in now on the retail […]

Twitter is ending support for its apps on Roku, Android TV and Xbox

Twitter is ending support for its apps on Roku, Android TV and Xbox

Twitter seems to be struggling to keep apps alive lately. In the past couple of months, the macOS app for Twitter was pulled and now today the company is ending support for the clients which run on Xbox, Android TV and Roku. Going forward the company is suggesting to use the main website, twitter.com to get the best experience of Twitter. However, unlike the macOS version of Twitter which just […]

Monzo, now (finally) supports Apple Pay for its debit card

Monzo, now (finally) supports Apple Pay for its debit card

Today, Monzo have finally added support for Apple Pay, so you can now add your card onto your iPhone, Apple Watch or iPad to pay for items in stores or online. For Monzo, the decision to support Apple’s payment system can’t come at a better time as the tech support team have been inundated with the requests, as apparently they been asked about such feature around 13,000 times already. Also, […]

Amazon Go stores are soon coming to Chicago and San Francisco

Amazon Go stores are soon coming to Chicago and San Francisco

For those who didn’t know, Amazon has been running a small local supermarket for the best part of 6 months, back in January the online retail company opened its first ‘Amazon Go’ store in Seattle near its HQ, but the main appeal was that the store has now cashiers and no tills. Instead you scan your phone on the way in, put your phone away and then proceed to pick up […]

Tesla has now started delivering the Model 3 outside of the US

Tesla has now started delivering the Model 3 outside of the US

The Tesla Model 3 was announced over two years ago now, back in March 2016 and as we write this, the company is still facing some production issues with the latest model. But in the past couple of months, Elon Musk has made a big difference with attempting to get the production back on track, and it is showing. This week, Tesla has finally delivered the first Model 3 outside […]

HPs new all-in-one PCs have Alexa built in

HPs new all-in-one PCs have Alexa built in

This week, HP have announced a new Envy all-in-one PC which includes Amazon’s AI assistant, Alexa built right in. The new PC has a curved 34-inch display and this is actually the very first all-in-one machine with Alex built in. What does this PC come with? By the sounds of it, this new PC will actually have two virtual assistants built in, Alexa of course and then Cortana too which […]

macOS High Sierra 10.13.5 beta 5 released to developers

macOS High Sierra 10.13.5 beta 5 released to developers

Earlier today, Apple has released the fifth beta of macOS High Sierra 10.13.5 which means it shouldn’t be long until we get the update released to the public. What’s new? 10.13.5 is finally adding support for Messages on iCloud, something we have been clamouring for since it was announced at WWDC, almost a year ago. The feature has been added in previous beta releases, then pulled out at random times. […]

Deal: Samsung Galaxy S8 is now £418 on amazon.co.uk

Deal: Samsung Galaxy S8 is now £418 on amazon.co.uk

On amazon.co.uk this week, Amazon has the new Samsung Galaxy S8 listed at £419, which is down from the usual £689.00. The S8 boasts the company’s latest 5.8-inch QUADHD sAMOLED display, with the infamous ‘Infinity Display’ as well as full IP68 water and dust resistance all round. This S8 in the deal, comes with 64GB of onboard storage but can be expanded up to 256GB, by using a microSD card. […]

Chromebooks will soon be able to run Linux apps

Chromebooks will soon be able to run Linux apps

When Google’s Chromebook line came out a few years ago, the initial consensus was that they were pretty useless, as it required a constant internet connection to operate – which made working on a plane impossible. Since the early days, Chrome OS has come a long way, it can now run offline apps, it can run full Android apps and games and now Chromebooks will soon be able to run […]

Google Pay now works on the web too

Google Pay now works on the web too

Earlier this year, in January Google rebranded Android Pay to become Google Pay which made more sense, as Google is slowly removing the Android brand from a few things. While Google Pay is available on Android phones to use for in-store payments, much like how Apple Pay works it hasn’t been available on the web. Starting today, Google Pay will now be available online, much like how the ‘Pay with Google’ […]