Technology

Nintendo releases 10.0.4 update for Nintendo Switch

Today, Nintendo has released a relatively minor update for the Switch and Switch Lite, bringing the version to 10.0.4. With this new version, Nintendo is addressing an issue with the Nintendo eShop which would make it very hard or sometimes impossible to add funds or register a new credit card to your account. “We have fixed the issue where it was not possible in some countries or regions to add funds […]

Apple’s stock price hits an all time high today

Today, Apple’s stock price on the market has hit an all time high at $331.12 per share, this is up marginally over the previous high back in January, when it hit $327.85 per share. Market cap is at $1.43 trillion. This news comes, even during riots across the US as well as the ongoing worldwide health crisis. Employment numbers in the US have also increased today.

iOS 13.5.5 beta reveals Apple News+ Audio

Earlier this week, when the beta version of iOS 13.5.5 was released to developers, it contained references to UI elements referencing Apple News+ Audio. In a video from 9to5Mac, Jeff Benjamin shows off the upcoming feature and the News app will get a new ‘Audio’ tab, with access to spoken word news articles. As iOS 13.5.5 is in beta, there isn’t much information available yet, but Apple is expected to launch […]

Report: iOS 14 will support devices that can run iOS 13 now

According to a report from The Verifier the upcoming update to iOS, which is due to be announced at WWDC 2020 later this month is expected to be able to run on the same devices which are now running iOS 13. iOS is due to be announced at WWDC and based on the past eight years, will be released to the public in September alongside the next generation of iPhone. […]

Octopus travel card now works with Apple Pay in Hong Kong

This week, Octopus in Hong Kong has now started to support Apple Pay as a method of, well using the service. Octopus, like Suica in Japan has been deeply integrated into iOS and Apple Pay. Octopus is the most popular transit card in Hong Kong, it works like the Oyster card here in the UK but shares most of its similarities with Suica in Japan. Customers in Hong Kong, starting […]

Apple releases iOS and iPadOS 13.5.1 with minor security issues fixed

Today, Apple has released a minor update to iOS and iPadOS, with 13.5.1 and it brings some minor changes – Apple has said this new update fixes some important security issues. iOS 13.5 was released recently and it brought some necessary features for the ongoing coronavirus, such as support for the Exposure Notification API as well as optimising Face ID for users who are wearing masks, which is a lot […]

Beats will launch new colours of the Powerbeats Pro in June

Today, Apple and Beats have announced four new colours of the all wireless Powerbeats Pro earbuds, when the initial headphones launched over a year ago in April 2019 the original colour options were somewhat muted, we had Ivory, Moss, Navy and Black. To get back to Beats roots, there are now four additional pastel colours. Now available is yellow, pink, red, and blue. This announcement is very on brand for […]

Twitter adds the ability to schedule tweets on the web

Twitter has added the ability to schedule tweets from the web version of the platform, on twitter.com today. This feature might come to its iOS and Android at some stage, but for now it is live on the web. Within the compose window, a new calendar icon has appeared from there you can go on the schedule the Tweet in the future. Without this addition, if you needed to schedule a […]

Netatmo launches updated HomeKit Smart Outdoor Camera, now has an integrated siren

Netatmo, which is most famous for its weather station – which now after many years, works with HomeKit. The French company has updated its outdoor smart floodlight camera with an integrated siren which can get very loud, up to 105db. The existing Smart Outdoor Camera has been out for a few years and is still on sale, while the new one is up for pre-order. Both cameras work with HomeKit, […]

YouTube Kids app is now available on Apple TV

YouTube Kids, which is a separate app on iOS and Android is a customised, pared back experience for kids which provides a safe environment for parents to give to kids and be safe in the knowledge they won’t see anything age inappropriate by accident. The service uses humans to review the content, feedback from parents as well as automated filters. Parents can even restrict screen time in the app too. […]