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

Another week has gone by and it’s time, once again to go over the best stories we covered here on A&T Tech. This week, the original PlayStation turned 25, Apple had a record high share price, T-Mobile turned on its 600MHz 5G network in the US, Top Gear is coming back at the end of December and also, Amazon had a successful week showing the Premier League on Amazon Prime. Here […]

Apple Watch with Cellular now available in New Zealand

The Apple Watch has been on sale in New Zealand since the very first model, but until this week the cellular model has not been on sale. It was similar here in the UK, when the Series 3 launched only EE and Vodafone supported the cellular capabilities, it was only until the Series 4 when O2 and other carriers added support too. Now, customers in New Zealand can start purchasing […]

Top Gear is back with a Christmas Special on 29th December

Top Gear is coming back this Christmas on BBC Two with a full length special in Nepal. Chris Harris, Freddie Flintoff and Paddy McGuiness take a trip to the Himalayas. Chris is in an old Renault 4, Paddy chose a Peugeot 106 Rallye and Freddie didn’t buy a car – so he was given Nepal’s first ever locally built car. The premise is that in the future, we’ll all live […]

Amazon has said the Premier League matches brought in a record number of new Prime subscriptions

Amazon debuted the first round of Premier League matches on its Amazon Prime streaming platform this week, a lot of feedback on Twitter on the first night was pretty positive, users mentioning the price, picture quality and the features of the app. Twitter comments The fact that Amazon Prime costs £7.99 per month and is now showing Premier League football is incredible, especially when compared to the complete rip off […]

Apple releases fourth tvOS 13.3 beta to developers

Today, the fourth beta of tvOS 13.3 has been released to public beta testers as well as developers. Quite usually, betas of macOS, tvOS and iOS stay in beta for a while to be tested for bugs and compatibility issues. tvOS updates rarely add any significant features, and tvOS 13.3 only changes the way the main banner for the Apple TV app shows content. On the current update, when you […]

Apple’s shares hit an all time high today

Today, at around 19:15 UK time, Apple’s public share price has crossed $270, the highest ever for the company. MacRumors reported earlier today as it hit $269 but now it has gone ever higher. Also, Apple is no longer the most valuable company in the world, as it has been overtaken by Saudi Aramco, a massive oil company. Saudi Aramco is valued at $1.7 trillion, whereas Apple is $1.1 trillion.

James May’s new show ‘James May Our Man in Japan’ is coming to Amazon Prime next year

Back in March of this year, James May left the UK to head over to Japan for a number of months to film a new documentary for Amazon Prime. In fact considering that The Grand Tour has a smaller series now, with the last three being around 13 episodes long and the new fourth series is only two, Clarkson, Hammond and May have all embarked on their own TV shows. […]

Apple Pay Express Travel Card now works on London’s TfL

Last year, A&T Tech reported on a new feature of the iPhone XS that Japan based blog Ata Distance had found where the NFC chip in the phone would stay active for up to five hours, even if the iPhone had run out of battery. This new feature was called Apple Pay Express Travel Card and starting this week, it can now be used on London’s TfL public transport network. […]

The original Sony PlayStation launched 25 years ago today

25 years a really long time in the tech world, and exactly 25 years ago to this date Sony launched the original PlayStation to the world in Japan on 3rd December 1994. The whole premise is that, late into the 1980s Nintendo wanted to produce a CD-ROM accessory for the then – upcoming Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES). To do this, Nintendo reached out to Sony to help make this […]