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Google‬’s New Years Eve shows top topics of 2014

Google’s doodle for today, New Year’s Eve showcases the top topics from this year, such as Flappy Bird and the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. As usual, clicking on the Google doodle leads you to the page relating to what the doodle is about. This time it goes to the Google Trends website which shows the most trending topics of this year. Also for tomorrow, a very similar looking doodle is […]

‪‎Apple‬ extends refunds to two weeks in Europe

Apple has decided to extend the refund window for iTunes users in the UK and rest of Europe. The details are simple. Apple will let you return, well receive a refund for any purchase made on iTunes within the two weeks window. There is a catch though, Apple has the right to refuse a refund request if the app has been opened or the song played, TV show watched and so […]

New ‪Tesla‬ Roadster can now go 400 miles on one charge

The new Model D electric car from Tesla may be one of the most popular electric cars on the market, but Tesla’s new updated model can go almost four hundred miles on one charge. Elon Musk, the Tesla CEO tweeted out on Christmas that the updated Tesla Roadster will “enable non-stop travel from LA to SF – almost 400 mile range.” Along with more details published on the Tesla blog, […]

CarPlay now uses the MFi hardware development

CarPlay, which is Apple’s in-car infotainment system has recently starting appearing with aftermarket systems such as Pioneer and Alpine. Now, Apple has released a set of manufacturing and specification guidelines for building hardware. It will use the Made-for-iPhone/iPad/iPod (MFi) scheme. Within the guidelines, Apple has stated that only in-dash units are permitted. Other specs such as a minimum of a 6-inch screen, with a resolution of 800 x 480 and 30Hz […]

‪Android‬ Lollipop now available for 2014 Moto X

The latest version of Android, Lollipop is making the rounds, slowly. But now it is out for the second generation 2014 Moto X is a over-the-air download. Motorola’s smartphones gains the iconic Material Designed icons and layout along with the buttery smooth animations. An iOS like notification layout on the lock screen is added, but it has the ability to rank them based on who sent them Aside from the great […]

‪Chromebooks‬ come with 1TB of Google Drive storage over the holidays

This holiday, Google is offering 1TB of Google Drive with any Chromebook purchased for the holidays, whether received or bought. If you’re lucky enough to receive a Chromebook for Christmas, you have until January 1st to redeem the offer and then your Google account will be credited with 1TB of storage. The news comes from Google Group Product Manager, Alex Vogenthaler on the Drive Blog. The offer lasts for two […]

YouTube Music Key streaming service invites are now being sent out

YouTube’s much rumoured music streaming service was announced last week, but now invites are being sent out to some users for the service. YouTube is now taking a move towards the music streaming market with their service Music Key. It starts at £7.99 ($7.99) a month and once you pay, you get access to ad-free videos to watch online and the option to download the videos to watch offline, and […]

Nintendo 2DS launches in two new 90s inspired designs

News from Alex and Ed Gaming Nintendo, has launched a new colour version of the Nintendo 2DS, inspired by the nineties. Nintendo showed what the future might look like, it was a device with translucent casing At the time, Game Boys were offered in the see-through cases. Now, the Nintendo 2DS is offered in the promised casing, Crystal Red and Crystal Blue are new versions of the handheld console. The Nintendo 2DS will […]

Google‬ Drive now has ‪Touch ID‬ on ‪iOS‬ as well as ‪iPhone‬ 6 support

Last week, Google released a updated version of the Google Drive app for iPhone and iPad users, it adds the usual support for the larger iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, as well as some new handy features. Google Drive, like Dropbox and OneDrive can now be locked with the Touch ID sensor on the iPhone 5s, iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, as well as the new iPad Air […]

‪This Week in Tech‬ – ‪‎LG‬ G Watch R, No phone signal “black spots” and more…

We go over the five top stories from A&T Tech, so relax and catch up on the week of tech news. LG G Watch R now on sale in the UK The second Android Wear watch to come out of LG this year is now available in the UK on Amazon for £225. Read more – http://goo.gl/6qi9wz Dropbox and Microsoft have partnered to make Office more productive for cloud users Dropbox […]