Author: Alex Lowe

The first WiFi 6E routers from Linksys are now available

Linksys announced its first WiFi 6E routers back in January this year during CES. That event didn’t seem as big as it did in years prior, even though a lot of products were announced but it was a virtual event. Linksys has two systems which were announced that are now available to purchase, with the Atlas Max 6E mesh (header image) and the Hydra Pro 6E router. Both are 802.11ax […]

Microsoft Teams now has 145 million active users a day

This week, Microsoft has announced that Teams has hit 147 million daily active users, the last time Microsoft revealed any figures around Teams was back in October 2020 when it announced it had passed 115 million daily active users. This is now marking a 26% increase since then. Business and schools are still moving to these sort of services, along side its competitors such as Slack, Google Meet and Zoom. […]

Volkswagen Golf GTI Clubsport 45 anniversary edition now on sale

Volkswagen announced the new 45th anniversary edition of the Golf GTI back in February this year and it is now on sale here in the UK for £39,980. The standard GTI has 242bhp and 273lb ft torque, but power with the new limited edition now has 296bhp and 295lb ft torque. Other additions include an exclusive ‘Race’ package, which Volkswagen is making only available on the Clubsport 45, which includes a […]

Volkswagen introduces new ID.4 GTX with 295bhp and 298 miles of range

Last week we reported that Volkswagen would be launching a new GTX version of the ID.4 all electric SUV, with four wheel drive and more power. Today Volkswagen has introduced the ID.4 GTX, it has 295bhp, four wheel drive from two motors and a range of 298 miles. The GTX line will sit alongside the GTI, GTE and GTD brands Volkswagen has and will the brand for performance electric models. […]

The first BMW Mini is now 20 years old

Twenty years ago this week, the very first BMW Mini was produced here in the UK, in Oxford. On 26th April 2001 the first one rolled off the line and this was just a few months ahead of the launch to customers later that year in July. Over the tears, over five million cars have been produced here in the UK, not only in Oxford but in Swindon too. The […]

Apple now has to offer three years warranty in Spain

Soon, Apple will have to start offering longer warranties on its products when sold in Spain to customers. Warranties will have to be for three years total soon as the Spanish Council of Ministers has approved the change. There will also be some new regulations in place to govern how long companies must keep spares for too, extending that from five to ten years. The policy will come into effect soon, […]

Apple releases iOS 14.5 and iPadOS 14.5 with support for Apple Watch unlocking and more

Yesterday, Apple released iOS 14.5 and iPadOS 14.5 for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad with a whole host of new features including Apple Watch unlocking for iPhone if you’re wearing a mask, 5G dual SIM support and more. Apple Maps users can now report speed cameras, localised incidents on the road, Apple Music now has the ability to share lyrics with friends and Apple Fitness+ supports AirPlay 2 – as […]

Spotify is raising prices

Spotify is raising prices in the UK, Europe and the US. Not by much, around $1 / £1 on each plan and current subscribers have already started to receive emails notifying them of the changes. Spotify isn’t increasing the prices of the single user plan, which is £9.99 / $9.99 but every other plan is being changed. In the US, the Family plan is jumping from $14.99 to $15.99, making […]

Ford will start taking orders for the new Mustang Mach-E GT this week, in the US

Starting this Wednesday, Ford will start taking orders for the new GT version of the Mustang Mach E all electric SUV. Orders in the US will start this week, whereas here in the UK and Europe Ford is still saying a release date of late 2021. The standard Mach-E has been on sale for a little while in the US and UK and customers have already started to receive cars, […]

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. Apple unveils brand new iMac Apple announced the brand new iMac this week, with the M1 chip, new design and for the first time in over 20 years, colours are back. Read more Apple launches AirTags AirTags have been rumoured for years at this point and this week, they […]