Author: Alex Lowe

‪‎Apple‬ Watch orders are now marked as “Preparing for Shipment”

‪‎Apple‬ Watch orders are now marked as “Preparing for Shipment”

This week the order statuses have been changing from “Processing Items” to “Preparing for Shipment.” The first orders were made a few weeks back on Friday April 10 and it has taken around a two weeks to begin shipping. The shipping dates are still around 24/4 to 8/5 for early orders. The Apple Watch pre-orders began on April 10 and within moments the shipment times slipped to late June and […]

Windows 10 Store beta now is now functional

Windows 10 Store beta now is now functional

For the last few versions of the Windows 10 Technical Preview a dark grey ‘beta’ version of the App Store has always been available, but non accessible. Now Microsoft have made the new store available for anyone on the latest version. The plan behind it is to have one store for everything that runs Windows 10 – so desktops, laptops, Xbox One, IoT and smartphones. Two new apps were previewed last […]

Beats‬ Solo2 now in iPhone colours of Gold, Silver and Space Grey

Beats‬ Solo2 now in iPhone colours of Gold, Silver and Space Grey

It’s not just the Apple Watch and new MacBook which received some attention today, Beats has also had a new product launch – well a colour revision. The wireless version of the Solo2 headphones are now available in the same hues as the iPhone, Apple Watch and the new MacBook, gold, silver and space grey. Shortly after Apple purchased Beats last year, the new wireless version of the Solo2 headphones […]

WiFi calling now works for ‪#EE‬ iPhone users

WiFi calling now works for ‪#EE‬ iPhone users

With the latest version of iOS which dropped yesterday evening a new feature was added for EE customers in the UK who use a iPhone. WiFi calling is now available for the iPhone 5s, 5c, 6 and 6 Plus. Originally the feature was intending to be released tomorrow, but with the release of iOS 8.3 it looks like it is arriving early. WiFi calling sounds similar to what FaceTime Audio, […]

A&T Tech Smarthome Guide – Part 2

A&T Tech Smarthome Guide – Part 2

Welcome to the second part of our guide to the smart home, a ten part series focusing on what devices and gadgets you can use to turn your home into a smart-home on a budget, sort of. You may have noticed, but here at A&T Tech we cover a fair amount of news about smarthome gadgets, such as the Nest Protect smoke alarm, Phillips Hue light bulbs, Thermostats, washing machines, […]

April Xbox One update released

April Xbox One update released

News from Alex and Ed Gaming It’s that time again when a new update for the Xbox One comes out and this month is no different as the April update has landed. For starters the dashboard has a new “What’s On” tab which allows users to look at the latest videos on YouTube and Xbox Video, what games are being played, live Twitch broadcasts and what TV shows are trending […]

EE is now giving away batteries to customers

EE is now giving away batteries to customers

Lots of carriers always have special deals, promotions and other giveaways – but the latest deal from EE seems to be the most useful. Modern smartphones have the battery life of less than a day and charging them up when on the go can be a pain, so EE is giving away a free battery to customers. In the next few weeks, EE are planing to let existing customers pick […]

Play Pac-Man on Google Maps today

Play Pac-Man on Google Maps today

News from Alex and Ed Gaming As it seems, just today you can play Pac-Man on your own street with Google Maps. Google has added a feature which enables this. Basically this is a Pac-Man overlay for Google Maps. You can try it out on Google Maps and click the button on the bottom left of the page. The whole game has the same design from the arcade classic.

‪Forza‬ Horizon 2 Fast and Furious DLC free for a limited time

‪Forza‬ Horizon 2 Fast and Furious DLC free for a limited time

News from Alex and Ed Gaming Turn 10 Studios has released a DLC for Forza Horizon 2 which helps bring the Fast and Furious cars into the game as well as a new game plot. Included in the game is the Nissan GTR, Bugatti Veyron, Jeep Wrangler and a Dodge Charger. Usually the game is $9.99/£7.99 but until April 10 it is complety free. It takes up 10GB of space […]

Apple TV now has CNNgo for news shows

Apple TV now has CNNgo for news shows

Apple seems to be updating and adding new channels to the Apple TV quite regularly and now CNNgo is available on the set top box but is requires a cable subscription to view live news, but on demand news can watched for free. Other news channels on the Apple TV include ABC News, CNBC, Sky News, CBS News, Bloomberg TV and WSJ Live which all are available on the device for […]