Author: Alex Lowe

Top Gear is back, with Series 26 coming soon

Top Gear is back, with Series 26 coming soon

BBC is back this year with another season of Top Gear, staring Matt Le Blanc, Chris Harris and Rory Reid. Series 26 will see the three on Matt’s last series and the new series will be a little shorter than usual, with just five hour long episodes featuring a small 4×4 race, navigating Sri Lanka in Tuk-Tuks, tons of supercar action and the return of The Stig and the Reasonably Fast […]

Apple HomePod is launching in China and Hong Kong on 18th Jan

Apple HomePod is launching in China and Hong Kong on 18th Jan

Apple’s HomePod smart speaker has been on sale here in the UK as well as Australia and the United States since last year and then support for Canada, France and Germany was added in June then Spain and Mexico were added late last year, in October. But now, Apple is expanding into one of the biggest markets it has. As of January 18th, the HomePod will go on sale in […]

Deal: Apple iPhone 8 64GB now £599 on amazon.co.uk

Deal: Apple iPhone 8 64GB now £599 on amazon.co.uk

Today on amazon.co.uk, Apple’s iPhone 8 is on sale for £599, a reduction of £100. The deal is for the 64GB variant and is for the Silver, Gold or Space Grey versions. Apple’s iPhone 8 came out alongside the iPhone X at the end of 2017 and is not too dissimilar, it has the same A11 Bionic chip from the iPhone X, wireless charging and for people who don’t get […]

Amazon Fire TV now has over 30 million active users

Amazon Fire TV now has over 30 million active users

This week, at CES 2019 Amazon has revealed that the Amazon Fire TV platform now has over 30 million active users worldwide, which now puts Amazon in the lead when it comes to streaming devices. The total figure is likely to include all the models in the Fire TV family, i.e Fire TV Stick, Fire TV and the Fire TV Cube. As of writing, it is unclear if it does includes […]

Ikea launches new range of smart blinds

Ikea launches new range of smart blinds

This week, Ikea has very quietly launched a new range of smart blinds, complete sets which work with Apple HomeKit, Amazon Alexa the Google Assistant. Zatz Not Funny originally spotted the new smart blinds and they are ready for order now. Ikea is offering two different models, FYTUR & KADRILJ which both come in five different sizes and start from €99. Where are they on sale? Ikea is offering the range of […]

AirPlay 2 is now coming to more TV models, here is the list

AirPlay 2 is now coming to more TV models, here is the list

This week, we reported that AirPlay 2 and iTunes will be coming to some 2018 and newer Samsung Smart TV models and now from all the CES 2019 announcements, Apple have revealed that more smart TVs coming this year from Samsung, Vizio, LG and Sony will be supporting AirPlay 2 and HomeKit. What does this mean? Having support for AirPlay 2 directly into the TV means you’ll no longer need […]

AirPlay 2 and iTunes coming soon to Samsung Smart TVs

AirPlay 2 and iTunes coming soon to Samsung Smart TVs

On Sunday last week, Samsung announced that it has been working with Apple on some pretty big news. For the first time since Apple adopted iTunes on Windows back in 2003, iTunes content will be coming to an additional non-Apple platform. iTunes on Samsung It may seem like iTunes is coming to Samsung TVs, but it’s Apple’s movies and tv shows from iTunes which are coming to Samsung’s range of […]

The Grand Tour is back for Season 3 later this month

The Grand Tour is back for Season 3 later this month

The Grand Tour will be back in a matter of weeks now, for the third season of the Amazon Prime show. Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May left the BBC back in 2015 and were picked up buy Amazon a few months after the incident. The Grand Tour was launched at the end of 2016 with the first season. Cut to the chase What is it? – The brand […]

Apple Music is coming to Amazon Echo later this month

Apple Music is coming to Amazon Echo later this month

Apple Music, since it’s launch hasn’t really been available on third party devices, apart from Android. It has long been an ‘Apple only’ service, which makes sense as Apple doesn’t typically make money off services, it is the hardware which brings in the money but this week Amazon and Apple both announced that Apple Music will be coming to the range of Echo devices later this month. The announcement took […]