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Toyota and Lexus to add CarPlay to 2019 models

Toyota and Lexus to add CarPlay to 2019 models

At the North American International Auto Show in Detroit today, Lexus unveiled its latest car – The 2019 Avalon saloon car and according to a post from Apple blog MacRumors, it is the first new car from Lexus that will support CarPlay from Apple. This is something which a handful of car journalists have criticised Lexus for, as all the big main manufactures now support CarPlay and or Android Auto, including Volkswagen, […]

New Xbox One update includes a do not disturb mode

New Xbox One update includes a do not disturb mode

This week, a new update for the Xbox One was released to testers that are on the Xbox Insider program. The new release includes a new do not disturb mode, which will be useful for gamers looking to kick back and game with no distractions, this also goes hand in hand with a new status for your friends to see whether or not your are in do not disturb mode, […]

Tesla has now started manufacturing its solar roof tiles

Tesla has now started manufacturing its solar roof tiles

Back in May last year, Tesla began taking pre-orders for its Solar Roof tiles and now this week the company has finally began manufacturing them. The tiles are being produced at a factory in Buffalo, New York. According to the report from Reuters they are also beginning to start surveying the houses of those soon for who placed down the initial $1,000 deposit last year. Cost The cost is actually less than […]

Pokémon Go now requires iPhones on iOS 11

Pokémon Go now requires iPhones on iOS 11

Pokémon Go are making some large(ish) changes to the game, specifically the app is now requiring iPhone models which can run iOS 11, the latest version of Apple’s operating system, this does mean however that older iPhones which aren’t 64-bit won’t be able to use the game anymore. More power With iOS 11, Apple introduced new APIs for developers to make AR much more immersive. Prior to this, Pokémon did […]

Free upgrade for Windows 10 expires January 16th

Free upgrade for Windows 10 expires January 16th

Windows 10 has been with us for a little while now, and those who can recall – When the operating system was launched in the summer of 2015, Microsoft offered users on Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 the opportunity to upgrade to Windows 10 for free, until July 2016. What many might not know, those who require assistive technologies could have still upgraded to Windows 10 for free until December […]

Google Wallet and Android Pay become Google Pay

Google Wallet and Android Pay become Google Pay

Google has long had a confusing history with mobile payments, the first incarnation they tried was Google Wallet back in 2011, which was mainly designed as a peer-to-peer platforms for paying your friends money you owed them etc. Android Pay was next in 2015, which didn’t actually replace Google Wallet but was more of an answer to Apple Pay which was launched a year earlier in 2014 with the iPhone […]

Latest iOS beta gives Siri the ability to read news headlines

Latest iOS beta gives Siri the ability to read news headlines

The latest beta release of iOS 11.2.5 was released this week and according to a recent report from 9to5Mac, buried in the release is the ability for Siri to read the news headlines, and if the news relates to a podcast from iTunes, it’ll then play that podcast. This feature has been a main staple of the Amazon Echo and Alexa, the line of Echo speakers have long been able […]

WhatsApp no longer supported on Windows Phone and BlackBerry

WhatsApp no longer supported on Windows Phone and BlackBerry

WhatApp, the hugely popular messaging platform which is owned by Facebook, has now dropped support for BlackBerry and Windows Phone, as of New Years Eve last year the two platforms will no longer work with WhatsApp. The news came from an FAQ page on the WhatsApp website, which mainly explains what platforms are currently supported, which ones aren’t and the reasoning behind dropping support for BlackBerry and Windows Phone. “These […]

The Grand Tour Episode 5 airs today

The Grand Tour Episode 5 airs today

This week, the fifth episode of the Amazon Prime Video hit The Grand Tour has dropped and is now available for streaming on Amazon Prime. This week, the boys review the new VW UP GTI, crash tank through a building and crash a rally spec Subaru Impreza. Fire, shouting and crashes. The boys at their best. Trailer is below. Trailer