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Android O Beta version available for developers – with many new seamless features

Android O Beta version available for developers – with many new seamless features

As this year’s Google I/O developer event kicks off as of yesterday, Google have revealed some very exciting news for all Android developers. With the introduction to the developer preview for ‘Android O’ starting yesterday, developers will have a brand new set of tools to better optimise their apps. These new features include real time monitoring of each line of code to help the developer track down any issues like […]

Apple Pay is now available in Italy from today

Apple Pay is now available in Italy from today

Apple Pay is expanding the world, rather quite quickly. As of writing the mobile payments service is available in the UK, USA, Japan, Canada, Russia, China and New Zealand – this list being a very small representation, lots more countries now support Apple Pay, a significant achievement considering it was only launched at the end of 2014, with the iPhone 6. Now, Apple has added support for Italy with early […]

More languages coming this Summer for Google Assistant

More languages coming this Summer for Google Assistant

Google I/O 2017 Google’s annual developer conference, Google I/O has commenced today and the start of the show seems to be Google Assistant so far anyway. This summer, assistant will be able to support Fresh, German, Brazilian-Portuguese and Japanese. The later in the year, more specifically at the end support for Italian, Spanish and Korean will be added in.

iTunes 12.6.1 launched, features performance updates

iTunes 12.6.1 launched, features performance updates

Today, Apple has released updates for macOS, iOS, tvOS and watchOS but iTunes also gets a small, minor software update. iTunes 12.6.1 is basically a feature less release, but it contains minor app and performance improvements. iTunes 12.6.1 can be downloaded from apple.com if using Windows or via the Mac App Store updates page if using a Mac.

Backblaze, committed to support TOTP by August 2017

Backblaze, committed to support TOTP by August 2017

Backblaze, if you’ve never come access the company is based in Silicon Valley, has been up and running for 10 years and offers an affordable solution to backing up your PC or Mac to the cloud. Security This week I was curious, I have been using the service for around a year or so now and noticed that that the login procedure supports two-step verification, however via SMS. While using […]

Amazon Video might come to Apple TV this summer

Amazon Video might come to Apple TV this summer

Amazon and Apple haven’t had the best relationship over the past year or so, mainly over the availability of the Apple TV on amazon.com as well as negotiating a deal to get an Amazon Video app on the set top box. While nearly every media streaming device supports Netflix, NOW TV, YouTube and Amazon Video – the Apple TV just doesn’t support it, currently if you want to use Amazon […]

NikeLab Apple Watch now available

NikeLab Apple Watch now available

Last week, Nike announced that a new version of the Apple Watch Series 2 would be coming soon, a custom NikeLab version of the standard Nike Apple Watch. Named the Apple Watch NikeLab, it is available to buy from today at Nike’s website. The limited edition watch only comes in one colour variant, as pictured above – Space Grey with black and cream style Nike band. This edition of the […]

Google Home can now respond to multiple users

Google Home can now respond to multiple users

Google’s in home voice assistant was kind of late to the game, Amazon’s Echo speaker was certainly one of the first and is still the most socially known and most popular, but Google isn’t wasting any time to add new features, using it’s extensive background in AI to boost it along. One large downfall of the Amazon Echo is it can’t support multiple accounts, meaning as a family orientated device it […]

Apple Maps is now listing electric car chargers in the UK

Apple Maps is now listing electric car chargers in the UK

Apple Maps is still a bit of ways behind Google Maps in terms of the amount of information it holds about businesses and also cycling information, but Apple is always improving the accuracy of it’s mapping software and also what points of interest it can show. Electric Cars As a lot of the automotive industry is turning towards electric vehicles, with Tesla leading the charge (pun not intended) – Apple […]

iWork, iMovie and GarageBand are now free for all users

iWork, iMovie and GarageBand are now free for all users

Apple’s iWork suite, GarageBand and iMovie were made free for all users yesterday, previously it was required to purchase a new iPhone, iPad or Mac to be eligible for the software free of charge. This change came into play at the end of 2013 but some users who are still using older hardware were required to purchase the apps. What is iWork and iLife? iWork and iLife are really what Apple used […]