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The first iMac 5K from 2014 is now classed as vintage

This week, Apple has updated its list of products which is classes as vintage after a certain amount of years and Apple has added a couple of iMac models to that list, including the very first iMac 5K from 2014. These models have been added to the vintage list. iMac (21.5-inch, Late 2013) iMac (27-inch, Late 2013) iMac (21.5-inch, Mid 2014) iMac (Retina 5K, 27-inch, Late 2014) iMac (Retina 5K, […]

iPhone 8 and later now support FaceTime HD at 1080p

Up until recently, the only devices that actually supported FaceTime HD was the iPhone 12 line of phones, so the iPhone 12 mini, iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 Pro Max but this week, as reported by MacMagazine Apple has seemed to have updated the tech specs for the iPhone 8 and later, now specifying that they all now support FaceTime HD 1080p. The only difference between the iPhone […]

Apple MagSafe Duo charger now on sale for £129

Apple’s new MagSafe Duo charger is now on sale starting today, priced at £129 / $129 it works with the new iPhone 12 models that were launched a few months ago and the Apple Watch. The left hand side is essentially the same puck as you get with the standalone MagSafe cable Apple sells, so your phone will automatically align itself and charge, it does work with iPhone 8 models […]

Ford announces new Mustang Mach-E GT Performance Edition with 480bhp

This is the new Performance Edition of the current Ford Mustang Mach-E GT, the all electric SUV from Ford and today the company has announced that the GT version will actually have more power than originally estimated, at 480bhp which is 21bhp than the company had estimated. The new Performance Edition actually has the same power, but 34 lb-ft more torque bringing it up to 634 lb-ft. The standard Mach-E […]

Microsoft has added CarPlay support to Teams

Today, Microsoft has updated its video conferencing app, Teams to now support Apple CarPlay, as well as a few other improvements. The CarPlay addition will allow drivers to make and take calls on Teams, while in the car which is useful for people always on the road needing to talk to people at the office in a group call style. Microsoft has also added support for the way the app […]

Mariah Carey has a Christmas special launching on Apple TV+ this week

This Friday on Apple TV+, a new holiday special from Mariah Carey is coming, titled Mariah Carey’s Magical Christmas Special and starring Carey herself as well as guests such as Ariana Grande, Jennifer Hudson, Misty Copeland, Snoop Dogg, Jermaine Dupri, Billy Eichner, Tiffany Haddish and Mykal-Michelle Harris. Carey has a new single out, called “Oh Santa!” which will make its debut on the show as well as on Apple Music this […]

UK will be banning the use of Huawei equipment for 5G rollout next year

From September 2021, the UK will be banning the installation of any Huawei 5G equipment due to the company being a “high risk vendor” and this is stemming from pressure from the US. The news came today from the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport section of the UK government, and they are looking to remove Huawei from any future network rollouts and going forward, equipment from Nokia and […]

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. Twitter is relaunching account verification next year Twitter removed the ability to actually request to be verified in 2017 and the company is planning to reintroduce it in 2021. Read more Waze is testing support for CarPlay Dashboard Will support the split screen page Apple Maps and Google Maps […]

Deal: Netatmo Weather Station has £59 off today on

The Netatmo weather station is a good gift for you or for your family at Christmas, smaller indoor unit can monitor the temperature outdoors, plus humidity and air quality and the larger unit can measure CO2 levels in door, temperature and much more. The system is modular, so can easily add a rain collector, wind monitor and up to three additional room sensors in the home. Usually it is £149.99 […]

LIFX working on Adaptive Lighting feature for HomeKit

When Apple launched iOS 14, a new feature called Adaptive Lighting was introduced and the support for it is down to the light manufacturers to update their lights, so far Philips is the only company who has added support and it seems LIFX is working on it, according to a thread on Reddit. Adaptive Lighting will allow the lights to adjust the temperature over the course of the day with […]