Author: Alex Lowe

Casper has been sold to a private equity firm

Casper, once the original direct to consumer mattress has been acquired by private equity firm Durational Capital Management. Casper was founded back in 2014, selling to North America to start with, then branching out to the UK a couple of years later. The direct to consumer market really got competitive in the UK once Casper arrived here, it unfortunately got overtaken by companies who advertised much more – such as Emma, […]

Disney+ now has 118.1 million subscribers

Earlier this year in August, we reported that Disney+ had surpassed the 116 million subscriber mark, but now just a couple of months later, the service now has 118.1 million subscribers globally, all of which are paying customers, there’s no free tier with Disney+. The news was announced last week during the company’s Q4 earnings call. Disney has come a long way with its still pretty new streaming service, the […]

Some new Teslas are shipping with no USB ports

It has been recently reported, that some new Tesla Model 3 and Model Y cars that are being delivered are arriving without any USB-C ports in the centre console or in the back seats. Tesla has said the cause is the ongoing chip shortages and it will be rectifying the issue in December, that is if the company can get the necessary parts. With this issue, some customers were notified […]

Amazon launches a Prime Video app for macOS

Amazon has today launched a new app on the Mac App Store. Prime Video is now available to download, free of charge and it works on Intel machines as well as M1, with full support for offline viewing too, just like its iOS and iPadOS counterparts. Many of the iOS features are supported, such as Picture-in-Picture and AirPlay as well as in app purchases for rentals and other items. The […]

A&T Tech is now the interface!

Starting today, A&T Tech is now being named as the interface going forward. Over the next few weeks, the look and feel of this website and our social media presence will be updated with our new colour scheme, fonts and logo. The website is encroaching on its eighth birthday and we felt it was time for a rebrand. The old A&T Tech name never really meant anything specific, the website […]

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. Volkswagen launches the new all electric ID.5 It shares a lot with the existing ID.4 SUV, but has a more rakish look, which actually helps increase the range. With 323 miles of range from the 77kWh battery. Read more Twitter is now showing Instagram link previews again After a […]

Starlink has a new rectangular dish for its satellite broadband service

SpaceX the week has revealed a new dish for its Starlink satellite broadband service. Up until now, the company has been using the circular dish, but the new one should be easier and cheaper to manufacture, it’s also lighter and smaller than the outing one. The old circle one is 23-inches wide, whereas the rectangular model is only 12-inches wide, as well as being around half the weight too. One […]

Spotify will now let you block other users

Spotify has made a welcome change this week to its service, users can now block other users. But what does this mean, because Spotify isn’t really a social media network, so why would you need to block someone else? However, when you block someone it means they won’t be able to see your listening history or playlists. This isn’t the first time the feature has been available, users have long […]

Tim Cook tells users who want to sideload apps to use Android

Last week, Apple’s software engineering chief Craig Federighi spoke about his and Apple’s views on privacy and sideloading on the iPhone at the Web Summit conference, saying that allowing sideloading on iPhone would be “a criminals best friend.” Apple CEO Tim Cook has followed up on this to cement this saying that with iPhone, Apple focuses on users security and privacy. Cook said that allowing sideloading on iPhone was not […]

Hyundai announces the Casper, a tiny SUV for South Korea

Hyundai has recently announced the new Casper, a tiny little SUV which won’t be coming to Europe. Hyundai calls it a cross between a city car and a crossover and will go on sale in South Korea soon. Due to its size, the Casper is likely to use the same platform as the i10, the other small car the company makes. When it does go on sale, it’ll have two […]