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Support for Windows 7 ends soon and businesses are still using it

Support for Windows 7 ends soon and businesses are still using it

Well, soon isn’t that soon, but when you are in charge of a large corporate IT rollout, 500 days isn’t that much time to organise, research and then actually deploy an entirely new operating system for the company. But that is how much time is left until Microsoft is ending official support for Windows 7, an operating system which was released nearly ten years ago. Windows 7 is still out […]

macOS 10.13.6 released for 2018 MacBook Pro

macOS 10.13.6 released for 2018 MacBook Pro

Today, while everyone is eagerly awaiting the the upcoming release of macOS Mojave, which should be coming soon – Apple has released a small, supplemental update of macOS High Sierra for the current generation of the MacBook Pro from a few months back. This update will only be for the 2018 Macbook Pro models and as usual, it can be downloaded by going to the Mac App Store and visiting […]

Deal: Amazon Fire HD 8 for £79.99 on amazon.co.uk

Deal: Amazon Fire HD 8 for £79.99 on amazon.co.uk

For the August Bank Holiday here in the UK, Amazon is providing a lot of deals and over the next couple of days the Amazon Fire HD 8 has £20 off the price, bringing it down to £79.99 This version comes with 32GB storage, in Marine Blue, Canary Yellow, Black and Punch Red. Check back daily for more deals, on alexandtomstech.com/deals

With version 7.3, Twitter stops supporting iOS 9

With version 7.3, Twitter stops supporting iOS 9

Yesterday, the official iOS app for Twitter was updated to version 7.3 and amongst the usual bug fixes and feature improvements, support for iOS 9 was removed. Granted, not many devices are running a software version that old anymore, most of them can now run iOS 10 or later. iOS 9 If you haven’t updated and have a device that can, we highly encourage you to do so, as in […]

Sony’s smart light now works with Google Assistant

Sony’s smart light now works with Google Assistant

A few years ago, back in 2016 Sony brought out a new smart light at that years CES event, it promised to be able to turn on your TV and it had built in motion, temperature and humidity sensors as well as a whole host of other capabilities. It was also at launch, only available to the Japanese market and still is too. But at the time we did say: […]

Deal: Anker Soundcore mini for £15.99 on amazon.co.uk

Deal: Anker Soundcore mini for £15.99 on amazon.co.uk

The Anker Soundcore mini may have been out for a few years now, but at £15.99 on amazon today you might as well pick one up. It offers plenty of features too, with a 5W driver and support for 3.5mm input, bluetooth and microSD for playback. The Soundcore mini even has an integrated FM radio too. Anker’s famous battery tech that you’ll find in its battery packs is here so the […]

Apple Pay has had increased growth, now with an estimated 250 million users

Apple Pay has had increased growth, now with an estimated 250 million users

According to a recent report this week from Loup Ventures, Apple Pay transactions are up and are continuously rising. Now, an estimated 31 percent of all iPhone users have used Apple Pay complete a transaction within the last year, when compared to the same time last year it was only 25 percent. In Apple’s recent earnings call, no details were mentioned on how many users or anything related to the […]

The recent Snapchat redesign caused the company’s first drop in daily active users

The recent Snapchat redesign caused the company’s first drop in daily active users

Snapchat rolled out a controversial major redesign to its mobile app in November last year, as a result 1.2 million people signed a petition asking for the app design to be ‘put back.’ As a result it did cause the company to see a drop in daily active users, the first decrease since Snapchat was launched back in 2011. This Tuesday, The Wall Street Journal reported that in the first quarter of this […]

Deal: HomeKit compatible Logitech Circle 2 is £109.99 on amazon.co.uk

Deal: HomeKit compatible Logitech Circle 2 is £109.99 on amazon.co.uk

For smart home and Apple HomeKit fans, a great deal on a Logitech Circle 2 camera has popped up on amazon.co.uk today. The Circle 2 is usually £169.99 but, it’s on deal today for £109.99. Logitech’s Circle 2 is usually a firm favouite out of all the HomeKit camera offerings currently on sale, but it does also work with Amazon’s own Alexa service, as well as Google Home too. Similar […]

Deal: This Toshiba 4K Smart TV is only £358 on amazon.co.uk

Deal: This Toshiba 4K Smart TV is only £358 on amazon.co.uk

On amazon.co.uk today, we have spied a new deal on the Toshiba 49U5766DB, a large 49-inch 4K TV with built in Freeview Play for £358.40, down from the usual £549.99. The Toshiba 49U5766DB has an Ultra HD resolution, with integrated Dolby Audio. While it doesn’t have built in Android TV or Fire TV OS, Toshiba does include its own ‘Toshiba Smart Portal’ which has social media apps as well as access to […]