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Twitter adds new ‘Voice Tweets’ feature

Today, Twitter has started to roll out a new feature called “Voice Tweets” – which is essentially voice memos for Twitter. This will now allow users to send voice messages instead of writing out a message, and messages are limited to 140 seconds, so just over two minutes. “Twitter is where you go to talk about what’s happening. Over the years, photos, videos, gifs, and extra characters have allowed you […]

Bang & Olufsen is working on audio gear that is ‘Xbox approved’

A few days ago, high end audio company, Bang & Olufsen announced that it is partnering with Xbox to bring new audio products which will be part of the “Designed for Xbox” specification. Other companies have this type of approval process, Apple is famous for it but this one for the Xbox is a little less well known. Bang & Olufsen hasn’t said yet what it’ll be making, be it speakers […]

Apple is discontinuing iBooks Author and iTunes U

In the last few days, Apple has announced that iBooks Author and iTunes U will be discontinued soon. iTunes U will be discontinued by the end of 2021 and iBook Author is going to be left working, but it will no longer be maintained for the foreseeable future. iBooks Author will work, but Apple won’t be maintaining it going forward and Apple has said Pages is the app to be […]

Ford launches new rugged versions of the Transit

This week, Ford has announced a new off road, rugged range of the Transit line up. The new Trail and Active specifications will be coming to all Transit models with the Transit Trail, Transit Custom Trail and Transit Custom Active. Ford has said the new trim level makes the Transit more tough in harsher working environments, with four wheel drive on some of the models and new differential. There are […]

Apple is now offering 0% interest plans using the Apple Card, in the US

Here in the UK, Apple has long offered 0% financing deals with Barclaycard and PayPal, with current 0% deals being shown all the time on Apple’s online store. However over in the US, Apple offers the Apple Card, a first party credit card, and as of this week, customers can now use the Apple Card to purchase more items from the Apple Store, with 0% interest. We reported that Apple […]

Jaguar Land Rover lost £422 million in the last financial year

In the last financial year, Jaguar Land Rover lost £422 million, with the last period ending on the 31st March. Up until the pandemic, JLR had started to recover from previous financial issues and started to turn a profit as sales were up too. Like all other car companies, JLR has been hit badly by the current coronavirus pandemic which has resulted in a drop in demand. Between January and […]

Some essential Apple employees have gone back to work today, at Apple Park

Starting today (15th June) some Apple employees have gone back to work at Apple Park, mostly essential staff members to start with. Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman reported this over the weekend and said the rollout of getting employees back to offices will be conducted in phases, with the first phase being limited. “Phase 1 will be ‘very limited’ and workers will only be allowed in the office on certain days depending […]

How to UniFi: Part One – What is UniFi?

Hello and welcome to the first part in our new series, called ‘How to UniFi.’ Ubiquiti’s range of enterprise networking gear seems to have shot up popularity lately, especially with the launch of the new UDM and UDM-Pro last year. In this short article, we’ll explain what UniFi is and what equipment Ubiquiti makes. What is UniFi? Ubiquiti has been making UniFi hardware since 2013 and now in 2020, the […]

EE is opening 90 stores today

Last week, EE CEO Marc Allera announced on Twitter that EE is going to be reopening more than 90 of its stores starting today, the 15th June. Stores will now have screens in place to protect staff from customers, as well as visors. The 90 stores that will be opening are only in England, due to the different rules in Wales and Scotland at the moment. Marc also mentioned that […]

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, the new PS5 console was revealed, Apple announced the time and date for the WWDC keynote, a new iMac is set to be launchd at WWDC too, Fiat has announced pricing of the new 500e hatch and VW is on track to start the […]