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Apple releases iOS 12.5.1 for older devices

Yesterday, Apple released iOS 12.5.1 for older devices that cant be updated to iOS 13 and iOS 14. Those devices include the original iPad Air, iPad mini 2 and iPad mini 3 as well as the iPhone 5s and iPhone 6, among others. This new update only addresses a bug that was introduced with the previous update to iOS 12, with iOS 12.5 last month. That updated added Exposure Notifications […]

CAIT asks Indian government to ban WhatsApp and Facebook

The CAIT in India (Confederation of All India Traders) has asked the government in the country to ban the use of WhatsApp and Facebook in the country following on from the revised privacy policy WhatsApp is forcing users to agree to by 8th February if they want to continue using the service. WhatsApp has over 200 million users in India and since the news regarding the privacy policy, users have […]

Nintendo announces new Mario themed switch, available next month

Today Nintendo has announced a new Mario themed edition of the Switch and it is definitely kid friendly, with bright intense red and blue colours. The Switch itself and docking station is bright red, as are the Joy-Cons, with blue insides, the dock for the Joy-Cons is bright blue and the included case is red with yellow zips. The ‘Mario Red & Blue Edition’ as it is called is launching […]

Ubiquiti notifies customers of a security breach

Enterprise networking company, Ubiquiti Inc has notified its users today about a security breach that, according to the company might have had access to customer details and the company has said that it had not seen any unauthorized access to user accounts. “We recently became aware of unauthorized access to certain of our information technology systems hosted by a third party cloud provider.” Ubiquiti Ubiquiti uses its remote systems to […]

App Store saw unprecedented growth last year

According to a report from CNBC the Apple App Store saw massive growth numbers last year, compared to 2019. In 2020 the App Store took in over $64 billion in sales, compared to 2019 when it had $50 billion, a growth of 20%. Apple issued a press release earlier this month detailing that, to date since January 2008 the company has paid $200 billion to developers. On the very first day of […]

Tesla Model 3 was the best selling car in the UK last month

In December 2020, Tesla had the best selling car of the month here in the UK with the Model 3. Almost 6,000 units of the car were shifted even with a decline of 29.4% in new car registrations year on year in the whole country. Tesla sold exactly 5,798 of the Model 3, more than the ever popular Volkswagen Golf and usual crowing champion, the Ford Fiesta. In December, Volkswagen […]

OnePlus launches its first fitness band

Today, OnePlus has announced its first wearable with the new OnePlus Band, a low cost fitness tracker capable of tracking steps, workouts and more. The band has a 1.1-inch display, which impressibly is AMOLED with a P3-wide colour gamut, like modern MacBooks. The battery is 100mAh, and therefore should keep going for around two weeks on one charge. Like the Apple Watch, the OnePlus Band tracks steps, and also it’ll […]

Norway is now the first country where EVs are more popular than petrol and diesel cars

Norway has been ahead of every other country in the world for quite a number of years now and in 2020, for the first time electric cars outsold traditional petrol and diesel combustion cars. In 2020 54.3% of all the new cars sold were fully electric BEV vehicles, not hybrid at all. In the year previously, 42.1% of the cars sold were fully electric. In terms of what cars are […]

Amazon launches its own TV in India

Amazon has a new TV in India released under its budget AmazonBasics brand, and it is a Fire TV Edition TV, essentially running the same interface and software you’d find on a standalone Fire TV Stick. This is the first time Amazon has made its own TV under the Fire TV Edition program, typically it partners with other TV manufacturers. So far Amazon has two versions, a 50-inch model and […]

Windows 7 is still running on 100 million PCs

Despite being over 11 years old this year, Windows 7 is still running on 100 million PCs around the world. Almost a year ago, support for Windows 7 ended and since then the German government had to pay Microsoft for extended support as it failed to plan ahead and move to Windows 10. And in February 2020, it was revealed that the NHS still had a lot of PCs running […]