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Weekends with the interface – 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. New Volkswagen Polo GTI on sale now in UK This week, the new Polo GTI went on sale in the UK, with a 2.0-litre turbo charged engine and 204bhp. Read more Some new Teslas are shipping with no USB ports Due to the ongoing chip shortages, some new Tesla […]

New Volkswagen Taigo on sale now

Volkswagen has put the new Taigo on sale in the UK earlier this month, with prices starting at £21,960 for the entry Life trim level. The car has been on sale as the Nivus in South America since last year and we reported earlier this year that the car would be coming to the UK and Europe and VW has recently announced it. Volkswagen has adapted the car for Europe, with […]

Ubiquiti announces new 6U Toolless Mini Rack

Ubiquiti has this week, announced a new Toolless Mini Rack designed for use with UniFi rack mounted equipment, such as the UDM Pro, PoE switches and more. The product has been on the beta store for a number of many months and has finally been made generally available. Ubiquiti calls it a heavy duty rack, that doesn’t need any tools to assemble. It also features a 24 port patch panel […]

Custom iPhone X with USB-C port sells for $86k on eBay

Late last week, a robotics student by the name of Ken Pillionel had modified an iPhone X to have a USB-C port rather than the standard Lightning port Apple ships. It has been listed on eBay and has now been sold for $86,001 on eBay. The video from Ken is below where he explains how he made the “the world’s first USB-C iPhone.” The winning bider will get the 64GB […]

Sainsbury’s is currently testing a cashier-less shopping experience

Sainsbury’s is reported to be currently testing the same cashier-less technology Amazon is using in its stores, those stores have made headlines in recent years. The system Amazon uses is called ‘Just Walk Out’ and it allows shoppers to walk in, scan your phone and walk around, do your shopping as normal and then walk out. Bloomberg first reported this and their sources say that the Sainsbury’s in Holborn, London […]

Apple releases watchOS 8.1.1 to fix charging issues on Series 7

This week, alongside a minor iOS release for iPhone 12 and iPhone 13, Apple has also released watchOS 8.1.1 specifically for the Apple Watch Series 7. Users have been reporting that the watch doesn’t charge and some reported that it also charges slowly. watchOS 8.1.1 addresses the charging issue and it can be downloaded now by going to the Apple Watch app on iPhone, then General > Software Update.

Apple releases iOS 15.1.1 for iPhone 12 and iPhone 13

Apple has this week released iOS 15.1.1 for iPhone 12 and iPhone 13 only. Being for those two models only, it is a minor release but an important one nonetheless. Apple says this release improves call drop performance, as a lot of users have seen issues with dropped calls recently. It can be updated by going to Settings > General > Software Update.

New Volkswagen Polo GTI on sale now in UK

Volkswagen has today put the new Polo GTI on sale in the UK, with races starting at £26,430. It is based on the latest Polo which went on sale in September, VW announced the new Polo GTI in June. VW has done away with the two models here, GTI and GTI+, instead having one standard model which is based on the Life trim level for included equipment. The engine in […]

Ubiquiti announces the new U6 Pro, on sale now

Ubiquiti has today revealed the new UniFi U6 Pro, its third UniFi access point to date that supports 802.11ax, or WiFi 6. Ubiquti launched the U6 Lite and U6 LR earlier this year but this new model takes it up a notch, with support for 160MHz channels, 4×4 MIMO and more. The U6 Pro is capable of 5.3 Gbps, according to Ubiquiti and has 4×4 MIMO on 5GHz and 2×2 […]

Apple Music app now available for LG smart TVs

The official Apple Music app has been released today for users with a LG smart TV, with a roll out starting today. The app works just like it does on the Apple TV, with support for playlists, radio stations, and music videos and all the 90 million songs Apple has. The app supports a lot of the service’s special features such as synced realtime lyrics and more. At this current […]