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Apple Pay launches today in Austria

Apple Pay launches today in Austria

Apple is still on a roll, with rolling out support for Apple Pay in new countries. With 250 million estimated users as of last year, the demand is there for new banks, card companies and countries. Now today, Apple has rolled out support for Apple Pay in Austria with initial support from Erste Bank und Sparkasse – which is the largest bank in the country as well as N26, which […]

OnePlus will be showing of the 7 Series on 14th May

OnePlus will be showing of the 7 Series on 14th May

This week, OnePlus has announced that the next generation of phones will be unveiled very soon, on 14th May. The company is planning events in New York, London, Beijing and Bangalore so local journalists and YouTubers can get hands on time with the latest handsets. Get ready for the OnePlus 7 Series.https://t.co/ViZaz53XXk pic.twitter.com/9oRGqVqLOH — OnePlus (@oneplus) April 23, 2019 OnePlus is actually selling tickets to the event and the prices […]

Sony is now allowing users to change PSN Online ID names

Sony is now allowing users to change PSN Online ID names

Sony is finally catching up with Microsoft on a feature which the Xbox has had for a number of years now, the ability to change your user ID for the PlayStation network. As of last week, Sony has now enabled the option for users to change their PSN Online ID. Your first change is free of charge, which is nice but any additional changes to your ID will cost $10 […]

Apple releases tvOS 12.2.1 for Apple TV HD and 4K

Apple releases tvOS 12.2.1 for Apple TV HD and 4K

Today, Apple has releases a minor update to the Apple TV HD (4th gen) and Apple TV 4K (5th gen) in the form of tvOS 12.2.1 As usual, any tvOS updates as well as any forr watchOS, iOS and macOS are free and tvOS 12.2.1 can be downloaded by going to Settings > System > Software Update then follow the on screen instructions. What’s new in this update? For the […]

HomePod price reduced from £319 to £279

HomePod price reduced from £319 to £279

Apple today has reduced the price of the HomePod in most markets around the world by around £40 in the UK, and $50 in the US. The HomePod has been on sale now for little over a year, and according to AppleInsider who have received some inside information, the cost reduction is a permanent one and this is due to manufacturing savings at scale. HomePod is showing up at the reduced rate […]

The last episode of this season of The Grand Tour airs Friday

The last episode of this season of The Grand Tour airs Friday

Season 3 of The Grand Tour was a relativly long one and it has been fantastic. As usual, the prodiction quality, cars and locations visited have been amazing. But like all good things, it must come to an end. This week, on Friday 5th April the last episode of season 3 will go up on Amazon Prime. This isn’t however, the last season of the show. Back in December, rumours were […]

All 4 on Apple TV now works with Apple TV app, in UK

All 4 on Apple TV now works with Apple TV app, in UK

Channel 4 has long been missing from Apple’s TV offering, the app still doesnt work with AirPlay, instead you need to use Cast to send it to a Google Chromecast (if you have one) and also it has been notably absent from the Apple TV App Store for a long time, even though BBC, ITV, Channel 5, Netflix and Amazon have all launched native applications for the platform not long […]

Apple cancels AirPower charging mat

Apple cancels AirPower charging mat

Late last week – Apple announced that the AirPower charging mat project is over – the product is cancelled and it won’t go on sale. AirPower In case you don’t know, alongside the iPhone X and iPhone 8 launch at the end of 2017 – Apple also showed off AirPower, Apple said it would arrive in 2018 but as we all know this never happened and just over 18 months […]

Apple TV fourth generation renamed to ‘Apple TV HD’ following this weeks event

Apple TV fourth generation renamed to ‘Apple TV HD’ following this weeks event

Following on from this weeks Apple event, the company has decided to rename the existing and nearly 4 year old Apple TV fourth generation to ‘Apple TV HD’ which does fit much better along side the Apple TV+ service and the Apple TV 4K model. The fourth generation model was just simply called ‘Apple TV’ before this week and looking at it, sitting next to the new Apple TV+ service […]

HomePod software 12.2 released alongside iOS 12.2

HomePod software 12.2 released alongside iOS 12.2

iOS 12.2 was released yesterday just after the Apple event for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch but also a new software update for HomePod was released: 12.2 This update, despite being a point release doesn’t contain much at all, only that iOS 12.2 for HomePod now adds support for 802.1x wireless networks that don’t require unique credentials to join – this type of set up is usually found in enterprise […]