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Apple launches new, faster iPod touch

Yesterday, on Tuesday this week Apple announced that a new 7th generation iPod touch is out. Main features are that it is now based on the iPhone 7 internals as opposed to the iPhone 6 with the last model – from 2015. What’s new? The new iPod touch shares a lot of the same components as the last two models, with the 5th generation from 2012 and the 6th generation […]

Apple releases iOS 12.3.1 to fix issues with Messages

Just over a week ago, Apple released iOS 12.3 which included a brand new Apple TV app, AirPlay 2 improvements as well as the usual bug fixes. Now earlier today, iOS 12.3.1 has been made available for download and it addresses some minor bugs which cropped up. Release Notes iOS 12.3.1 includes bug fixes for your iPhone and iPad. This update: – Fixes an issue that could prevent making or […]

Deal: The Nest Thermostat has £41 off today on amazon.co.uk

Today on amazon.co.uk the Nest Learning Thermostat 3rd generation has £41 off the list price, down from £219.99 to £178.99 for the stainless steel version. The Nest Thermostat doesn’t work with Apple’s HomeKit platform, but it does work with Google Home, Works with Nest as well as Amazon Alexa. Your thermostat controls 60% of your energy bill. So shouldn’t it help you save energy? The Nest Thermostat does. Since 2011, […]

Apple releases iOS 12.3 with new Apple TV app and AirPlay 2 improvements

Back at the Apple event in March this year, Apple unveiled its new Apple TV+ service, Apple Arcade and Apple News+, the magazine and newspaper subscription. But along side the new Apple TV service, it was revealed that Apple would be redesigning the Apple TV app too later on, in May. What’s new? Along with the new TV app, which we cover further down in the post, iOS 12.3 also […]

Apple Pay launches today in Austria

Apple is still on a roll, with rolling out support for Apple Pay in new countries. With 250 million estimated users as of last year, the demand is there for new banks, card companies and countries. Now today, Apple has rolled out support for Apple Pay in Austria with initial support from Erste Bank und Sparkasse – which is the largest bank in the country as well as N26, which […]

OnePlus will be showing of the 7 Series on 14th May

This week, OnePlus has announced that the next generation of phones will be unveiled very soon, on 14th May. The company is planning events in New York, London, Beijing and Bangalore so local journalists and YouTubers can get hands on time with the latest handsets. Get ready for the OnePlus 7 Series.https://t.co/ViZaz53XXk pic.twitter.com/9oRGqVqLOH — OnePlus (@oneplus) April 23, 2019 OnePlus is actually selling tickets to the event and the prices […]

Sony is now allowing users to change PSN Online ID names

Sony is finally catching up with Microsoft on a feature which the Xbox has had for a number of years now, the ability to change your user ID for the PlayStation network. As of last week, Sony has now enabled the option for users to change their PSN Online ID. Your first change is free of charge, which is nice but any additional changes to your ID will cost $10 […]

The final episode of The Grand Tour season 3 airs this Friday

Last week, we reported that understandably the Mongolia special (Episode 13) would be the season finale as right at the start of Season 3, it was noted that it would consist of 13 episodes or 13 weeks. Thankfully, a few days later Andy Willman, executive producer of The Grand Tour published a short article in The Radio Times explaining the backstory of the Mongolia special and he confirmed that there would be an extra episode […]

Apple releases tvOS 12.2.1 for Apple TV HD and 4K

Today, Apple has releases a minor update to the Apple TV HD (4th gen) and Apple TV 4K (5th gen) in the form of tvOS 12.2.1 As usual, any tvOS updates as well as any forr watchOS, iOS and macOS are free and tvOS 12.2.1 can be downloaded by going to Settings > System > Software Update then follow the on screen instructions. What’s new in this update? For the […]

Twitter is limiting how many users you can follow per day, to help reduce spamming

  Every social media platform has issues with spam, but Twitter has announced this week that they helping to combat the effects of spam on its platform. This week, Twitter has reduced the amount of accounts you can follow per day. It used to be 1,000 and it is now dropped to 400. Twitter says that this should reduce the amount of spam and abuse that happens currently. Follow, unfollow, […]