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Tesla is offering cash prizes for hacking a Model 3, at Pwn2Own in March

Having cars on the internet and ‘always on’ does mean that they are more vulnerable in theory to being hacked, attacked or compromised in some way. And having a car that you or your family is sat in, travel in is a huge security issue and safety issue. Tesla is taking this very seriously and is taking part in the Pwn2Own once again in Vancouver. The Pwn2Own event takes place […]

Mini launches new limited edition ‘Convertible Sidewalk’ starting at £34,215

Mini UK has announced a new version the Mini Convertible, called the ‘Sidewalk edition’ which Mini is saying is in time for Spring, which is “being awaited with great anticipation.” The new model is around £8,000 more than the standard Cooper S model, of which it is based on and is a limited run model with only a few coming to the UK. What’s different about it? The new model […]

Billy Crudup has won an award or his role in Apple TV+ show ‘The Morning Show’

Apple TV+ has been out for a little over two months, when it launched back in November last year and at the Critics’ Choice Awards last night, Billy Crudup won the award for Best Supporting Actor in Apple’s The Morning Show on Apple TV+ which also starts Jennifer Aniston, Reece Witherspoon and also, Steve Carell. Also, last week Apple signed up Richard Plepler, who used to be the CEO of HBO in […]

Aston Martin has reportedly canceled plans for the Rapide E

Aston Martin has been promising and promising us an all electric version of the Rapide saloon car, which was and still is the company’s only four door model. The Rapide E has been on the cards since as early as 2015, with the original plan to make 155 of them for an undisclosed price. This week, car magazine Autocar has been told from a source close to Aston Martin that the Rapide […]

Apple begins replacement program for iPhone XS battery cases

Last week, Apple has started a new replacement program for its official battery cases for the iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max and iPhone XR. The program covers cases which were manufactured between January 2019 and October 2019 and the issue was that the case would either not charge at all or only charge sometimes. Apple said it will replace any cases for up to two years after they were sold. […]

Volkswagen T-Cross range gets new more powerful engine in the lineup

The Volkswagen T-Cross is the company’s smallest SUV and now it has a new more powerful engine option, which is its most powerful yet. The new engine is a 1.5-litre petrol engine with 150bhp, paired with a dual clutch automatic gearbox, with seven speeds. Before this new engine, the most powerful option was a 1.0-litre petrol with 115bhp. The new engine takes the T-Cross from 0-60 in 8.5 seconds, which […]

Amazon says Honey browser add on is a ‘security risk’

On the internet, nothing is free. Whether you actually have to hand over money for a service, or if you become the product. And one of the supposed next risks is Honey, the ‘free’ browser add-on for every browser out there and which has been appearing on YouTube adverts for the past year. According to Wired, shortly before Christmas last year Amazon started showing pop-up warnings to say that the […]

Weekends with A&T Tech – Best stories of the week

Another week has gone by and it’s time, once again to go over the best stories we covered here on A&T Tech. In the news this week, CES dominated the news, but other things happened too, we had HomeKit support finally added to the IKEA smart blinds, we learnt that the Apple TV app will be added to some Sony and Vizio TVs later this year, Rivan and Lamboghini vehicles will […]

Twitter will add new ‘Conversation Participants’ option so you can limit replies

This week at CES, Twitter announced a few new upcoming features to the platform and the head of product management spoke about some new features related to conversations. Suzanne Xie, the product management head said that Twitter will be adding a new setting for controlling the people who can reply to certain conversations with the option for “Global, Group, Panel, and Statement.” Twitter has become a bit toxic in places, […]

Apple now has a photo challenge for iPhone 11 Night Mode photos

This week, Apple announced a new challenge for iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro customers to take part in, a new ‘Night Mode Photo’ challenge which invites users to take their best photos using the new smarts of latest iPhone models. The iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro models have a feature called ‘Night Mode’ which allows the phone to detect low light and adjust accordingly, the feature is very […]