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Hive launch new smart thermostat and other smart devices

Hive launch new smart thermostat and other smart devices

The smart home concept is booming with Apple launching a new system for linking all of the devices together into HomeKit and Google with their own system, one of the most popular devices is the smart thermostat. Countless companies have created devices such as Honeywell Nest, Tado and more as well as Hive, by British Gas. Back in 2013, Hive launched its first smart thermostat and after 200,000 installs Hive […]

You can now pay with PayPal at Shell

You can now pay with PayPal at Shell

The UK mobile payment systems are now on the rise, with contactless cards and now Apple Pay, the UK does have a lot of options for payments. It isn’t just Apple Pay though, for a while now PayPal has long had a way to pay within stores by scanning a barcode at the cashier at shops such as Pets at Home, wagamama (which now takes Apple Pay), GBK and Prezzo. Shell […]

Cortana in Windows 10 is now coming to more countries

Cortana in Windows 10 is now coming to more countries

Cortana in Windows 10 will be arriving in more countries when the new operating system drops next Wednesday along with a few more countries to be compatible – including Australia, Canada and India – all of which are English only, also Japan is included. Later in the year the assistant will be available in Brazil, Mexico and Canadians who speak French. Like Siri, Cortana has to be taught local jokes, […]

Apple Watch will be on sale in New Zealand, Russia and Turkey end of July

Apple Watch will be on sale in New Zealand, Russia and Turkey end of July

The Apple Watch will soon be coming to more countries at the end of this month as the company has announced that the smartwatch will be on sale in New Zealand, Russia and Turkey on July 31 after 7:01am local time. In New Zealand the Apple Watch will start at the following prices; New Zealand Apple Watch Sport – NZ $599 to NZ $699 Apple Watch – NZ $949 to NZ […]

Instagram now has place and people search on the website

Instagram now has place and people search on the website

Last month, Instagram introduced a new feature to the app which introduced some new search capabilities and now the new search options have been expanded to the web version of Instagram, starting this week. In the search box you can now search for hashtags, people and places. Although for some reason, trending people and places aren’t yet included in the search on the web. Also non-geotagged photos can’t be search […]

iFixit tear down new iPod touch

iFixit tear down new iPod touch

The latest iPod touch has been teared down by iFixit – the new device was released last week and comes in brand new colours of pink, blue and gold as well as space grey, silver and product red. The last model was released in 2012 and had the A5 chip from the iPhone 4s. The design of the device is relatively the same, but it loses the loop. The camera has also […]

Mac Buyers Guide Summer 2015

Mac Buyers Guide Summer 2015

So you’re looking to buy a new Mac – maybe for back to school (yes, we said it), the machine you have maybe getting a bit tired or you just fancy a new shiny computer to play with – the A&T Tech Mac Buyer’s Guide for summer 2015 will help you out. Now purchasing a Mac is a bit more complicated than looking to buy a iPhone or iPad, with […]

Brand new iPod touch launches, 6x faster and new colours

Brand new iPod touch launches, 6x faster and new colours

As rumoured last week some readers of MacRumors found images of potential new iPod models with the launch of iTunes 12 – and now they have been launched. Last week we reported that a image of new colours for the iPod lineup was spotted in iTunes 12 when setting up a new iPod or restoring a device – it was speculated that the devices would be updated on the 14th July as on […]

Prime Day goes live – check out the deals

Prime Day goes live – check out the deals

Earlier this week we reported that the 20th Birthday for Amazon is today and to celebrate the retailer is launching a new “prime day” with huge discounts exclusively for Prime members. A large amount of the deals will last until midnight. Now all of the deals have launched let’s take a look at what is on offer. So far the Amazon Fire TV Stick is now £19 which is dropped […]

Opinion: Windows Phone has promise, but no incentive to switch

Opinion: Windows Phone has promise, but no incentive to switch

Don’t get me wrong, Windows Phone is a very good platform with great Xbox and Office integration and with better apps coming all the time, but that’s something that is a huge problem with getting customers on board with the device. Apps. Despite the hardware being very good with the funky orange and green hues it has promise, but hardly any consumer interest. Personally I use a large amount of Google […]