Author: Alex Lowe

BBC Three will become an BBC iPlayer exclusive

BBC Three will become an BBC iPlayer exclusive

Today the BBC announced that BBC Three will become an BBC iPlayer exclusive to aid cutting costs. The cut comes as the BBC tries to meet its cost-saving targets of £100 million, however this isn’t a definite decision and can still be changed. The BBC Trust has to approve the move before it becomes official. Jack Whitehall, Russel Cane and other comedians took to Twitter to express their concern for the removal of […]

The ‘Non-Retina’ MacBook Pro my be at the end of its life.

The ‘Non-Retina’ MacBook Pro my be at the end of its life.

According to reports from Digitimes on Wednesday, the 13 inch MacBook Pro without the retina display may be discontinued just like the 15 inch variant. The model, which hasn’t been updated since 2012, which is the cheapest of the range, so it won’t be surprising if Apple remove it from their product line up. Since the last updates to the MacBook line up, the MacBook Air got faster and with extra battery […]

Facebook have bought WhatsApp for $16 billion.

Facebook have bought WhatsApp for $16 billion.

Facebook announced that they are purchasing WhatsApp, one of the most popular messaging apps for about $16 billion. The move “accelerates Facebook’s ability to bring connectivity and utility to the world,” Facebook said. Despite the acquisition WhatsApp will still operate and remain independent, Co-Founder and CEO Jan Koum will join Facebook’s Board of Directors. This isn’t new for Facebook, to make high value purchases; They purchased Instagram for $1 billion. WhatsApp has over […]

Apple is reportedly ceasing iPad 2 production.

Apple is reportedly ceasing iPad 2 production.

After 3 long years the iPad 2 is becoming long in the tooth, the device runs the A5 chip which is the same as the iPhone 4s. The device was launched in March of 2011 and then managed to hold a place in Apple’s line of products. The third and forth generation iPads have already been and gone, AppleInsider reported that the iPad 2 will be discontinued. Needless to say, the […]