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iOS 13.5.5 beta reveals Apple News+ Audio

Earlier this week, when the beta version of iOS 13.5.5 was released to developers, it contained references to UI elements referencing Apple News+ Audio. In a video from 9to5Mac, Jeff Benjamin shows off the upcoming feature and the News app will get a new ‘Audio’ tab, with access to spoken word news articles. As iOS 13.5.5 is in beta, there isn’t much information available yet, but Apple is expected to launch […]

Ford introduces new Vignale Puma, as the range topper

This week, Ford has introduced a new high end version of the new Puma, Ford is replacing the outgoing ‘First Edition’ model with the Puma ST-Line X Vignale – which is a pretty long name. This is now the range topping version of the Puma and sits above the ST-Line X, and is essentially, an upgraded ST-Line X. The Puma ST-Line X Vignale comes in at £25,240, marking a £1,550 […]

New Chevrolet Corvette to come to the UK in 2021

Today, Chevrolet has confirmed that the latest version of the Corvette is coming to the UK in 2021, starting at £81,700. This will mark the first time Chevrolet has offered the Corvette in a right-hand drive configuration. The Corvette as well as other US only Chevrolet products have been available to purchase in Europe as well as here in the UK before, but only in left-hand drive. When the Corvette […]

Report: iOS 14 will support devices that can run iOS 13 now

According to a report from The Verifier the upcoming update to iOS, which is due to be announced at WWDC 2020 later this month is expected to be able to run on the same devices which are now running iOS 13. iOS is due to be announced at WWDC and based on the past eight years, will be released to the public in September alongside the next generation of iPhone. […]

Deal: LIFX B22 and E27 both have £10 off today on

If you’re in the market for expanding your smart home, or even getting into building a smart home, the best place to start is with the lighting and arguably, one of the best companies making smart lights at the moment is LIFX. Each bulb individually is connected to your WiFi network, with no hubs involved and each bulb is assigned its own IP address which means you can decide if […]

Octopus travel card now works with Apple Pay in Hong Kong

This week, Octopus in Hong Kong has now started to support Apple Pay as a method of, well using the service. Octopus, like Suica in Japan has been deeply integrated into iOS and Apple Pay. Octopus is the most popular transit card in Hong Kong, it works like the Oyster card here in the UK but shares most of its similarities with Suica in Japan. Customers in Hong Kong, starting […]

Apple releases iOS and iPadOS 13.5.1 with minor security issues fixed

Today, Apple has released a minor update to iOS and iPadOS, with 13.5.1 and it brings some minor changes – Apple has said this new update fixes some important security issues. iOS 13.5 was released recently and it brought some necessary features for the ongoing coronavirus, such as support for the Exposure Notification API as well as optimising Face ID for users who are wearing masks, which is a lot […]

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

Another week has gone by and its time, once again to go over the best stories we covered here on A&T Tech. In the news this week, Volkswagen will only be selling its range of ID cars online, Disney+ is launching in Japan next month, Apple has won an award for its Pro Display XDR, Twitter has now added the ability to schedule tweets on the web and Fortnite and OnePlus […]

Skoda discontinues the Karoq Scout, Kodiaq Scout and all diesel versions of the Kamiq

Skoda is doing some cleaning up of its product line here in the UK, for a start it is discontinuing its ‘Scout’ versions of the Kodiaq and Karoq SUVs, these were essentially, a ruggedised version of the car it is based on, with plastic moulds around the wheel arches, increased ride height and four wheel drive. Autocar spoke to Skoda today who confirmed that the ‘Scout’ versions will be dropped soon, […]

Beats will launch new colours of the Powerbeats Pro in June

Today, Apple and Beats have announced four new colours of the all wireless Powerbeats Pro earbuds, when the initial headphones launched over a year ago in April 2019 the original colour options were somewhat muted, we had Ivory, Moss, Navy and Black. To get back to Beats roots, there are now four additional pastel colours. Now available is yellow, pink, red, and blue. This announcement is very on brand for […]