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Backblaze, is raising subscription prices for backups

Backblaze, is raising subscription prices for backups

This month, back up service Backblaze has announced that they are increasing prices slightly this year from March 11th. Backblaze? For those unfamiliar with Backblaze, it is a superb secondary or primary backup solution for your Windows PC or Mac. It offers unlimited, always on backup to the cloud, it plays nice with Time Machine on macOS and has it’s own application for Windows. Starting on March 11th this year, […]

Casper launches new smart lamp to help sleep patterns

Casper launches new smart lamp to help sleep patterns

Casper has been around for a long time, and the company is mots known for making iconic mattresses and adverting on podcasts too. Lately, in the US at least it has expanded into making bed frames and everywhere else it has dog beds, bed sheets and also pillows. But now, Casper is now focusing further on the quality of your sleep with its new product ‘The Glow’. The Glow is […]

Google now has 14 official Chrome themes

Google now has 14 official Chrome themes

For the first time in the 10 years+ that Google Chrome has been around, Google has now published its own official Google Chrome themes for free on the Chrome Web Store. In true Google fashion, the colours have some cutesy names similar to what they do with the Pixel phone colours. The 14 are named Just Black, Slate, Oceanic, Ultra Violet, Classic Blue, Banana, Black & White, Honeysuckle, Rose, Serenity, Sea […]

This week, The Grand Tour is in China – Episode 6 airs this Friday

This week, The Grand Tour is in China – Episode 6 airs this Friday

This week on The Grand Tour, the boys are on a mission in China with old luxury limos and some interesting challenges, involving McDonalds, fire breathing drones and more! Chinese food for thought: Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May are in the vast Chinese megacity of Chongqing with some valuable consumer advice for business people across all of China; don’t spend huge sums on a brand new luxury car when you […]

BBC Top Gear is back on 17th February

BBC Top Gear is back on 17th February

Earlier in January we reported that BBC Top Gear series 26 will be returning to our screens sometime early this year, but now the BBC have announced that Series 26 will start from Sunday 17th February on BBC Two as usual at 8pm. It’ll also be viewable on iPlayer live at the same time, then on demand shortly afterwards. Series 26 is shorter than most, at just five episodes. And […]

Apple Maps public transport and indoor maps now available in more areas

Apple Maps public transport and indoor maps now available in more areas

Apple is always working on improving what they do all the time and one of the main ones, is Apple Maps. This week, more features for Apple Maps have rolled out to more places. Transit Directions Apple’s relatively new public transport directions is now available in the following United States states Alaska Connecticut Delaware Florida Georgia Indiana Illinois Kentucky Mississippi Missouri New Jersey North Dakota New York Oklahoma Rhode Island […]

The Grand Tour Season 3, Episode 5 airs this Friday

The Grand Tour Season 3, Episode 5 airs this Friday

This week on The Grand Tour, we’re back to one episode a week following the Columbia special from last week and Jeremy and Abbie race each other in Sweden, using a Porsche 911 Turbo and the latest Lamborghini Urus. James is testing a car he actually owns at the track, the Alpine A110 from sub brand of Renault and Richard is paying tribute to famous racing driver, Jim Clark. Episode […]

CarPlay and Android Auto for Toyota US pickups coming for 2020 models

CarPlay and Android Auto for Toyota US pickups coming for 2020 models

Toyota today has announced an all new pickup truck in the US, the 2020 Sequoia at the Chicago Auto Show as well as some exciting CarPlay and Android Auto news for US customers. The 2020 Sequoia joins a roster of TRD Pro vehicles that includes the Tacoma mid-size and Tundra full-size pickups and 4Runner SUV. Toyota CarPlay & more For the 2020 model year pickups from Toyota in the US, […]

Deal: The Phillips Hue Colour Wall has £10 off on amazon.co.uk

Deal: The Phillips Hue Colour Wall has £10 off on amazon.co.uk

Phillips is one of the market leaders for smart home lighting and today, on amazon.co.uk – the Phillips Hue Colour Wall has £10 off, down from £69.99 to £59.99. Phillips say this light is perfect for entertainment lighting, so behind the TV (see image), behind the sofa and it can be synced with games and music. Like all Hue products from Phillips, it works with Apple HomeKit, Amazon Alexa, Nest and Samsung SmartThings. […]

Sonos speakers now support YouTube Music

Sonos speakers now support YouTube Music

Today, Sonos has announced that its speakers will now work with YouTube Music, which is Google’s relatively new streaming service which gives you access to offline YouTube videos and all the covers you can get on youtube.com. YouTube Music joins Apple Music, Spotify, Soundcloud, Tidal, Google Play Music, Amazon Music plus many, many more. YouTube Music is supported from today. Let us know if you have tried it in the […]