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Amazon says Honey browser add on is a ‘security risk’

On the internet, nothing is free. Whether you actually have to hand over money for a service, or if you become the product. And one of the supposed next risks is Honey, the ‘free’ browser add-on for every browser out there and which has been appearing on YouTube adverts for the past year. According to Wired, shortly before Christmas last year Amazon started showing pop-up warnings to say that the […]

Weekends with A&T Tech – Best stories of the week

Another week has gone by and it’s time, once again to go over the best stories we covered here on A&T Tech. In the news this week, CES dominated the news, but other things happened too, we had HomeKit support finally added to the IKEA smart blinds, we learnt that the Apple TV app will be added to some Sony and Vizio TVs later this year, Rivan and Lamboghini vehicles will […]

Twitter will add new ‘Conversation Participants’ option so you can limit replies

This week at CES, Twitter announced a few new upcoming features to the platform and the head of product management spoke about some new features related to conversations. Suzanne Xie, the product management head said that Twitter will be adding a new setting for controlling the people who can reply to certain conversations with the option for “Global, Group, Panel, and Statement.” Twitter has become a bit toxic in places, […]

Apple now has a photo challenge for iPhone 11 Night Mode photos

This week, Apple announced a new challenge for iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro customers to take part in, a new ‘Night Mode Photo’ challenge which invites users to take their best photos using the new smarts of latest iPhone models. The iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro models have a feature called ‘Night Mode’ which allows the phone to detect low light and adjust accordingly, the feature is very […]

Samsung Galaxy Home Mini will be launching early this year

Samsung at CES this week has finally announced when its Bixby smart speaker will be launching, with the first version being the Galaxy Home Mini. This is actually different speaker to the one we saw around 18 months ago at the Samsung Note 9 event, this one being a smaller version and it’ll go on sale early this year. Samsung spoke to Bloomberg this week who said, the Galaxy Home […]

New Volkswagen Up! GTI for 2020 is now available to order

Volkswagen discontinued the Up! GTI here in the UK eight months ago due to the way emissions are tested with the new WLTP testing procedure and also the allocation of cars for the UK had already been allocated. Volkswagen’s baby hot hatch received many highly praised reviews by car magazines such as Top Gear and is loved by owners all over, so as of today Volkswagen has updated the entire […]

Fiat Panda and 500 have new mild hybrid options

Today, Fiat has introduced two new electrified versions of the existing 500 and Panda city cars and while this isn’t Fiats first electric vehicle as the Fiat 500e was introduced to the US market back in 2013 and hasn’t been updated since, it is at least some good steps towards the brands electrification plans. Both cars are going to launch in a few months time, the 500 in February and […]

August launches new smart lock, which uses WiFi and doesn’t need a hub

August has been making smart locks which work with your phone for a while now and the latest generation, the August Smart Lock Pro is one of the most well reviewed locks on sale today. But like most smart home products on batteries, it uses bluetooth and therefore has to have some kind of hub or bridge in order to interface with the network and or internet. Wi-Fi Smart Lock […]

Deal: LIFX Beam has a 1/3 off today on

The LIFX Beam is one of the company’s newest products, connects to WiFi for use with HomeKit, Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, IFTTT and also the LIFX Cloud. The set includes “Includes six customisable beams and one corner, flexible layout, 10 custom zones per beam, 1200 lumens of brightness with six beams” and is on sale today for £119, which is a third off the usual price of £179.99.