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Google won’t be partaking in April Fools’ Day this year

Every year a lot of mostly tech companies take part in April Fools’ Day by launching fake products that seem real sometimes and are sometimes just a bit silly. This year Google is going to make any jokes on the 1st April, due to the ongoing coronavirus crisis. Business Insider managed to get hold of an internal email that went around Google which said: “We will take the year off from that […]

Apple is now offering longer free trials of Final Cut Pro X and Logic Pro X

Last week, Apple made the free trial period of its two professional apps much longer, which is really helpful at the moment due to the amount of people working from home while the coronavirus pandemic is affecting everyone. Final Cut Pro X has always had a 30-day free trial, but now Apple is offering a much longer 90-day free trail of Final Cut Pro X and Logic Pro X. Logic […]

Goodwood Festival of Speed has been postponed

Goodwood Festival of Speed this year has been postponed, like many larger events and car shows has been postponed to a later date, due to the current outbreak of the coronavirus. Originally the festival was due to take place in July, between the 9th and 12th. Goodwood has said that the new date will be revealed soon. “Over the last few weeks, we have been working together with everyone involved […]

Contactless payment limit raised to £45 from £30 in the UK

What with all the news and issues happening right now with coronavirus, the importance of not touching cash and physical buttons on a keypad is more important than ever. This could be part of the reason why the contactless card limit has been increased from £30 to £45. The increase will take place in a few days on the 1st April. However, while it sounds like a good idea health […]

Sony to limit PlayStation download speeds

Sony has reduced the download speeds between you and its servers, but only for game downloads in the US and Europe. Sony is hoping this will help reduce the amount of bandwidth used to help stabilise the network for users, as a lot more people are using the the PSN network during the coronavirus outbreak, with a lot of people now staying home and self isolating. Sony is only reducing […]

Ubiquiti releases 1.5.6 for the UniFi Dream Machine

A few days ago, Ubiquiti released a new update for the UDM-Base, otherwise known as the UniFi Dream Machine. Version 1.5.6 includes the UniFi Network Controller, version 5.12.60 which itself has a lot of bug fixes. The release notes are below, but most notable is the stability improvement for PPPoE connections and also the fix for the insights page, where before it would not display any information. Release Notes Improvements […]

Seat has now taken the Alhambra MPV off sale

Seat is planning on stopping production of the Seat Alhambra MPV at the end of March, and it has already pulled the car from sale. Seat introduced the Alhambra back in the late 90s and it was based on the Volkswagen Sharan at the time and now after over two decades on the market, Seat has decided to pull the car. This is just a sign of the times, MPVs […]

What is the difference between contactless payments and Apple Pay?

Apple Pay has been available in the UK for nearly five years now, when it launched in July 2015 and unlike other countries where Apple Pay has launched since, here in the UK we have had contactless cards for a while too – since 2007, which on the surface seems very similar to Apple Pay and Google Pay. What is a contactless card? To understand the difference between Apple Pay […]

Amazon Prime Video now has user profiles

A few days ago, Amazon updated its Prime Video apps on multiple platforms to now support multiple users, a feature which has been a long time coming. Netflix has had this feature for many years and the newly launched Disney+ service already has this feature. Prime Video now has multiple profiles for users as well as Kid’s profiles too. Amazon is launching the feature in only a few countries so […]

Google I/O was cancelled, but now it won’t even happen online

In early March, Google announced that its annual I/O developer was cancelled due to the ongoing coronavirus health concerns and that it would be looking to host it differently this time but a few weeks ago, Google announced that the entire event has been cancelled in order “to prioritize the health of everybody who is a part of our community.” Google has said in order to help protect the health […]