Author: Alex Lowe

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 […]

Chrome OS now has a Google Now launcher

Chrome OS now has a Google Now launcher

For Chromebook and Chromebox users who are running the Chrome OS beta now have a brand new feature to test on the operating system. The Chrome Launcher with Google Now is coming to the platform. This is basically a new tab page which displays apps, a search bar and now Google Now inline. Google Now can display flight information, reminders, appointments, travel information and more. Also within the software update, […]

New ‪Surface‬ 3 launches for $499

New ‪Surface‬ 3 launches for $499

Today, Microsoft has announced the the Surface 3, which comes with Windows 8.1. The Surface 3 is a separate product to the Surface Pro 3. Despite having similar names the new Surface 3 has a less powerful processor and smaller screen. The Surface 3 has a quad-core Intel Atom chip, whereas the Pro 3 has the i3, i5 and i7 processors on offer. The base model comes with 64GB of […]

Nest Thermostat got confused by British Summer Time

Nest Thermostat got confused by British Summer Time

Over the weekend, a lot of Nest users realised that their thermostats didn’t adjust the time so users were left with a cold house come Sunday morning. The actual clock on the Nest had changed, but the heating schedules people had set never moved. While this was a bug that was in device – But after all it is the ‘Smart’ Learning Thermostat.

‪Three‬ owner now agreed to buy O2 for £10 billion

‪Three‬ owner now agreed to buy O2 for £10 billion

Since January, the possibility of O2 and Three joining forces has been rumoured but now the owner of Three has agreed to purchase the bubbly network for £10 billion. BT has recently had an interest in EE which is currently the biggest network in the country – but when O2 and Three join, that may cause some issues for EE. If BT do actually purchase EE, then the UK will […]

Windows 10 release set for the summer

Windows 10 release set for the summer

Microsoft’s upcoming Windows 10 OS is currently in the technical preview stage and for the people testing, it feels nearly finished. But for a lot of people, they can’t wait to get their hands on it and now we know when the public and final build will arrive. At the Windows Hardware Engineering Community (WinHEC), Microsoft took the opportunity to announce that the final version for the public of Windows 10 […]