Author: Alex Lowe

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. In the news this week, Ford revealed that the new Mach 1 Mustang will be coming to the UK, Ubiquiti updated UniFi Protect to 1.15.0, adding in Person Detection, Apple released 14.1 for HomePod and iOS 14.1 for iOS. Also, Fiat announced that a 500e for under £20,000 is […]

Upcoming Fiat 500e gains new trim which will be under £20k

The third generation Fiat 500 was announced earlier this year and for the first time, it will be a fully electric car and as of June, Fiat announced the pricing was from £29,000 for the convertible and from £26,995 for the hatchback. Both cars will have 199 miles of range. That price is common for a premium electric hatchback at the moment, both the Honda e and the Mini Electric […]

Apple TV app coming to the PS4 and PS5 soon

Apple is busy expanding the reach of the Apple TV app to other platforms other than its own, such as Smart TVs, Amazon Fire TV sticks, Roku boxes as well as the web. Now it looks like Apple will soon be adding the app to the PlayStation 4 and the new upcoming PlayStation 5. Just earlier this month, support for Sony TVs was added and also support for Xbox is […]

HomePod updated to 14.1 – adds Intercom support

This week, Apple released iOS 14.1 and iPadOS 14.1 which contained a number of bug fixes and at the same time, 14.1 was released for the HomePod which adds support for the upcoming Intercom feature which isn’t yet on iOS. 14.1 also adds support for the HomePod mini. Intercom on the HomePod allows users to broadcast to the home a recorded message and have it appear on everyones iPhone, iPad, […]

Tesla Model 3 updated with more range and interior changes

Tesla has recently updated the Model 3 in the UK to now have more range, as well as some minor revisions and updates to the interior. Tesla has ‘de-chromed’ the Model 3, which was a common thing people wanted to change and changed them to satin black on the door handles, indicator housing and around the windows. Also new are the Überturbine wheels (pictured) which come in 18-inch and 19-inch […]

Britbox now integrates with the Apple TV app

Britbox launched here in the UK November last year and has been available in the US since the joint venture between the BBC and ITV was created in 2017. As of today, the app on iOS, iPadOS and the Apple TV now fully supports the Apple TV for tracking watched shows, showing recommendations and as well as popping up as a destination when you search for a show using Siri […]

Apple releases iOS 14.1 and iPadOS 14.1

This evening, Apple has just released an update for both iOS and iPadOS with version 14.1. An update for HomePod has also been released too. iOS 14.1 and iPadOS 14.1 both contain a number of bug fixes including when certain incoming calls wouldn’t show the relevant location information and also an improved compatibility with Ubiquiti wireless access points. As ever, you can update by going to Settings > General > […]

New Ford Mustang Mach 1 will be coming to the UK

In the last few days, Ford announced the new Mach 1 Mustang which boasts a focused chassis for track, new upgraded V8 as well as unique styling inside and out. The Mach 1 was first seen in public at last weekends Goodwood Speedweek and for the first time ever, Ford will be offering the Mach 1 in Europe and the UK. The Mach 1 features the same 5.0-litre V8, but […]

Google kills off Nest Secure, after over three years on the market

Google owns Nest and has done for a number of years now and while it seems the Nest brand is now being used more and more for Google’s home efforts, with Nest WiFi and Nest Audio products popping up, Google is killing off one product which hasn’t really been spoken about much since it launched in 2017. Nest Secure was the company’s first foray into security for the home, launched […]

Ubiquiti releases UniFi Protect 1.15.0 with person detection

UniFi Protect, from Ubiquiti Inc has been updated today from 1.14.11 to 1.15.0 but only on the UniFi Dream Machine Pro and the UNVR, both of which run UniFi OS. UniFi CloudKey Gen2 Plus is a few releases behind and is currently on 1.13.7, which came out a few days ago. Ubiquiti has added a few new features, bug fixes and changes with the new update. We’ll provide a link […]