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Google launches new Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL

Google launches new Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL

Yesterday evening, Google announced the much awaited successor to the Google Pixel, the aptly named Google Pixel 2. The company also launched a larger version called the Pixel 2 XL. Google’s line of high end smartphones were introduced in October 2016, with the first Pixel handset. Prior to that, the Nexus line of tablets and smartphones symboled Google’s own hardware line. The event At the event on Wednesday evening, Google […]

Apple releases watchOS update to help fix Series 3 LTE issues

Apple releases watchOS update to help fix Series 3 LTE issues

Ever since the new Apple Watch Series 3 was released, some owners and reviewers have mentioned that the model with built in LTE tends to have issues with lingering on known WiFi networks and being able to switch between LTE and WiFi. Sometimes it will connect to ones which have captive portals, which are unusable on the Apple Watch. Users who’ve been affected by this can download watchOS 4.0.1 now, […]

Apple releases iOS 11.0.2 with fixes for iPhone 8 call crackling

Apple releases iOS 11.0.2 with fixes for iPhone 8 call crackling

Earlier this week, on Tuesday Apple released the second update to iOS 11, since the main update was launched in the early part of September. iOS 11.0.1 was released around a week or so ago and just contained a few minor bug fixes and one for email issues with Microsoft Exchange. However, with iOS 11.0.2, Apple has released a fix for the iPhone 8 as some users were reporting issues […]

The Amazon Echo Show is coming to the UK and Germany, later this year

The Amazon Echo Show is coming to the UK and Germany, later this year

Soon, but with no actual date set for release – Amazon will be bringing the Echo Show smart home device to the UK as well as Germany. Amazon is currently taking pre-orders for the Echo Show, starting today and they promise to ship devices sometime later this year. Pricing is £199.99 in the UK and €219.99 in Germany. Echo, Echo What is the Echo Show? Well, the device was originally […]

macOS High Sierra is now available for download

macOS High Sierra is now available for download

As promised, earlier today Apple has made the next version of macOS available to download, for free. macOS High Sierra isnt a huge upgrade over last years similarly named macOS Sierra release, but it does add some impressive technolgies for the core of the OS. Learn more about what is new in depth here How do I update? Apple say that any Mac hardware released in 2009 or later will […]

LIFX smart bulbs now support Apple HomeKit

LIFX smart bulbs now support Apple HomeKit

LIFX, a very competent competitor in the smart home space to the Phillips Hue range has now announced its support for Apple’s HomeKit API, a much requested feature over the last few years. LIFX has been working with Nest and Google for a while now, with the “Works with Nest” system, in which LIFX bulbs would flash red when your Nest Protect smoke alarm detected any issues in the home. […]

Tesla is going to phase out the Model S 75 this weekend

Tesla is going to phase out the Model S 75 this weekend

This weekend, more specifically this Sunday – Tesla is planning to reduce the current lineup of the Model S by removing the most affordable version they sell, the S 75. This news comes courtesy of Engadget, who reached out to Tesla today to confirm the news first reported by electric car blog, Electrek. This news isn’t new, this decision to slim down the Model 3 range was decided back in July, shortly […]

iOS 11 is now available to download

iOS 11 is now available to download

Today, as promised Apple has released iOS 11 to the public and with it brings a whole host of new features for the iPad, including a whole host of multitasking controls with better split screen support. In short, whats new in iOS 11? While we have a full feature length article on the new features in Apple’s new operating system for iOS devices, below is a highlight of what is […]

macOS High Sierra will be available 25th September

macOS High Sierra will be available 25th September

Back in June, Apple unveiled macOS High Sierra. The next big upgrade for the company’s desktops and notebook computers. High Sierra shares a similar name with the update from last year, macOS Sierra. Well, this is intended, as with 2017 Apple is focusing more on getting the foundation of the Mac operating system solid with updated core technologies and getting making macOS much more stable. This doesn’t mean that High Sierra […]

Essential Phone, now works on Verizon in the US

Essential Phone, now works on Verizon in the US

Andy Ruben, the famed father of Android launched his debut phone for pre-orders back in August. The phone, which is only available in the United States for now was launched with support only for the Spring network when the phone hit pre-order stage back in August. Now, as of today the phone will work on many of the major carriers in the US – including AT&T and T-Mobile. But for […]