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Toyota’s new 2020 Corolla will work with CarPlay

Toyota’s new 2020 Corolla will work with CarPlay

In the US marketplace, the Toyota Corolla has been the best selling car for a very long tine – as long as we can remember. With the new 2020 Toyota Corolla, the company is bringing the nameplate back to the UK, which will be replaicing the current Auris. But with the brand new 2020 Corolla, Toyota has finally added support for Apple CarPlay and Google’s Android Auto. Whether or not […]

Apple says that 80% of iOS devices that can, are now using iOS 12

Apple says that 80% of iOS devices that can, are now using iOS 12

Since iOS 12 was launched last September, the initial pickup was generally quick, especially compared to the previous year with iOS 11. This was mainly down to the focus on basic improvements for performance and stability, whereas iOS 10 and iOS 11 were much more buggy, in comparison. iOS 12 Now, this week Apple has now published new numbers, mainly aimed at its developers detailing the current adoption rate for […]

Micron and SanDisk both launch 1TB microSD cards

Micron and SanDisk both launch 1TB microSD cards

New week and more news from Mobile Work Congress (MWC). Earlier today, both SandDisk and Micron have launched the world’s first 1TB microSD cards, which can be used in smartphones, including the nw Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus. Micron and SanDisk, which is by Western Digital have launched similar cards, which are UHS-I microSDXC. The Western Digital card is faster for read speeds on paper, with 160MB/s read vs 100MB/s read […]

Last year, the Tesla Model 3 was the world’s best selling EV

Last year, the Tesla Model 3 was the world’s best selling EV

We have known about Tesla’s ‘mass market’ electric car for nearly three years now, since the announcement in March 2016. In that time, the company has delivered a record number of cars to customers, entered the model into new markets and it is now the best selling electric car in the world. This information comes from data firm JATO Dynamics, and it has stated that the Tesla Model 3 was […]

This week on The Grand Tour, the boys are in Scotland – Episode 7 airs this Friday

This week on The Grand Tour, the boys are in Scotland – Episode 7 airs this Friday

This week on The Grand Tour Clarkson, Hammond and May are in Scotland testing classic cars, on a budget. With Clarkson in an Alfa Romeo GTV6, Hammond in a Fiat X1/9 and May in a Lancia Gamma Coupe. ‘Well aged Scotch’ – In this episode, Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May set out through Scotland to prove that not all classic cars have become insanely expensive by finding rare and desirable […]

Backblaze, is raising subscription prices for backups

Backblaze, is raising subscription prices for backups

This month, back up service Backblaze has announced that they are increasing prices slightly this year from March 11th. Backblaze? For those unfamiliar with Backblaze, it is a superb secondary or primary backup solution for your Windows PC or Mac. It offers unlimited, always on backup to the cloud, it plays nice with Time Machine on macOS and has it’s own application for Windows. Starting on March 11th this year, […]

Casper launches new smart lamp to help sleep patterns

Casper launches new smart lamp to help sleep patterns

Casper has been around for a long time, and the company is mots known for making iconic mattresses and adverting on podcasts too. Lately, in the US at least it has expanded into making bed frames and everywhere else it has dog beds, bed sheets and also pillows. But now, Casper is now focusing further on the quality of your sleep with its new product ‘The Glow’. The Glow is […]

Google now has 14 official Chrome themes

Google now has 14 official Chrome themes

For the first time in the 10 years+ that Google Chrome has been around, Google has now published its own official Google Chrome themes for free on the Chrome Web Store. In true Google fashion, the colours have some cutesy names similar to what they do with the Pixel phone colours. The 14 are named Just Black, Slate, Oceanic, Ultra Violet, Classic Blue, Banana, Black & White, Honeysuckle, Rose, Serenity, Sea […]

This week, The Grand Tour is in China – Episode 6 airs this Friday

This week, The Grand Tour is in China – Episode 6 airs this Friday

This week on The Grand Tour, the boys are on a mission in China with old luxury limos and some interesting challenges, involving McDonalds, fire breathing drones and more! Chinese food for thought: Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May are in the vast Chinese megacity of Chongqing with some valuable consumer advice for business people across all of China; don’t spend huge sums on a brand new luxury car when you […]

BBC Top Gear is back on 17th February

BBC Top Gear is back on 17th February

Earlier in January we reported that BBC Top Gear series 26 will be returning to our screens sometime early this year, but now the BBC have announced that Series 26 will start from Sunday 17th February on BBC Two as usual at 8pm. It’ll also be viewable on iPlayer live at the same time, then on demand shortly afterwards. Series 26 is shorter than most, at just five episodes. And […]