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Upcoming iOS 14.4 might start letting you know if the iPhone camera has been repaired with aftermarket parts

We are due to see iOS 14.4 pretty soon, with the expected launch of the controversial tracking opt in message. But iOS 14.4 may also notify users if the camera used in the phone is supplied from a aftermarket source, i.e if the camera system has been replaced or repaired in a place where non genuine Apple components were used. The following message may appear on the screen: Unable to verify […]

The Ring Neighbours app has been exposing users precise locations

For those who don’t use the Ring system for doorbells and security cameras it has a Neighbours app designed for a whole community to use, as a neighbourhood watch type of service and there isn’t a need for any Ring hardware at all. However, like the hardware and services Ring offers, the app now is suffering from some privacy issues. The Neighbours app has ben exposing the precise locations and […]

OneDrive and Teams will soon support 250GB file uploads

Soon, Microsoft will start allowing much larger uploads of files to OneDrive, SharePoint and Teams from the current limit of 100GB files to 250GB files, this will no doubt help those people working from home video editing for example in huge formats, such as 4K and 8K, with the latter getting popular lately. Those companies could be using OneDrive for company wide storage and hence the need for more storage […]

An all electric Corvette SUV could be in the works

According to a report from Bloomberg, Chevrolet could be working a new SUV under the Corvette brand, much like what Ford has done recently with the new Mustang Mach-E. The Corvette SUV could be an all electric SUV for the first time. The latest Corvette is mid engined and is also coming here to the UK soon, in right hand drive trim. But we’ll have to wait and see what GM and […]

Vauxhall Corsa VXR could come back next year, in electric form

Vauxhall stopped selling the Corsa VXR back in 2019, just before the current generation was introduced and at that time, it was the last Vauxhall to have that badge. However, Vauxhall has confirmed the the VXR badge is coming back in 2022, but this time as an all electric hot hatch. The new e-Corsa VXR (if that’s what it’ll be called) would likely be based on the current e-Corsa, which […]

Pioneer introduces new head unit with support for wireless CarPlay

It is CES this week and Pioneer has launched a brand new in car infotainment receiver with support for wireless and wired CarPlay. The market for third party wireless CarPlay head units is pretty scarce, with the most reliable solution is just to get a new car with everything integrated, but Pioneer has a new model called the DMH-WC5700NEX. The DMH-WC5700NEX has a 6.8-inch touchscreen with the back section being […]

Snapchat will be banning Trump from its platform

President Trump has basically been banned off of every social media platform going, Facebook banned him first last week, followed by Twitter, YouTube and now Snapchat. Other non-social media platforms such as Shopfiy have stepped in to ban the president too. This all stems from the widely spread news from last week and the group of Trump supports which stormed the US Capitol building. Twitter banned him for invoking violence and […]

Apple is closing its stores in Washington, D.C. ahead of the US presidential inauguration

Apple has chosen to close all of its five Apple retails stores in the Washington area in the US at least until near the end of this month in order to keep employees safe as well as the physical store. This is following on from the issues last week, where protesters stormed the US Capitol building. Ahead of the Inauguration Day on the 20th January, the US Capitol building is […]

Apple’s Mac sales grew by 16% in 2020

According to a report from Canalys Apple managed to ship 16% more Macs in 2020 than it did in 2019, but as the report point out it is still behind its main PC rivals, such as Dell, HP and Lenovo. The fact they are behind isn’t surprising, there isn’t a lot of companies willing to shell out over £900 per machine for an employee when it can tick the same box […]

A&T Tech site update 2021

Just wanted to take the time to thank everyone who comes to the A&T Tech site to read what we do, it means a lot. Also wanted to provide an update, as we have changed the way we run the week a little bit. Since the site was started, Monday to Friday has been news days, Friday evening was the Week in Tech newsletter and then on a Saturday the […]