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macOS Mojave is coming next week

macOS Mojave is coming next week

At WWDC 2018 in June this year, Apple unveiled the next big version of macOS for its MacBook laptops and Mac desktops. macOS Mojave includes a host of new features, thoughtful design enhancements and improvements. While iOS 12, tvOS 12 and watchOS 5 were all made available a few hours ago, macOS Mojave will be coming next week, 24th September.

Kenwood will be one of the first to include wireless on Android Auto

Kenwood will be one of the first to include wireless on Android Auto

While Apple CarPlay has been out for a good couple of years now, Google’s Android Auto has required a bit more time to catch up, for example wireless connectivity for CarPlay has been out since iOS 10 but with Android Auto, it’s only just starting to show up now. Google did announce the support for it in the middle of 2016, but has taken till now to come into fruition. […]

Google launches new Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL

Google launches new Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL

Yesterday evening, Google announced the much awaited successor to the Google Pixel, the aptly named Google Pixel 2. The company also launched a larger version called the Pixel 2 XL. Google’s line of high end smartphones were introduced in October 2016, with the first Pixel handset. Prior to that, the Nexus line of tablets and smartphones symboled Google’s own hardware line. The event At the event on Wednesday evening, Google […]

The OnePlus 5 is now available in ‘Soft Gold’

The OnePlus 5 is now available in ‘Soft Gold’

The OnePlus company was only founded a few years ago, a short while back in 2013 the company launched their first phone into the market, it honestly took the smartphone industry by storm. With consecutive hardware releases from the first introduction of the OnePlus One, in 2014 – the company has gone on to have successful sales, with new models coming out every year, or sometimes more than one model […]

Nokia’s new model, the Nokia 6 will launch next month for $229

Nokia’s new model, the Nokia 6 will launch next month for $229

In the US, Nokia has been to trying to crack the market for ages, but have recently failed – with some help from HMD Global, who will produce the phones for Nokia in the USA. The new phone will be available in North America to start with, with hopefully expansion for other countries, but this is information isn’t clear at this stage. Nokia 6 The new Nokia 6 will be […]

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 […]

Shazam introduces some impressive new features!

Shazam introduces some impressive new features!

Shazam, the popular apps that finds the ID of any song simply by listening to a sample of a song, has added some impressive new features! Shazam is a mobile app that allows the user to capture 20 seconds of any song, no matter if it’s intro, verse, or chorus, and will create a fingerprint for the recorded sample. The app will then look this hash tag up in it’s massive […]

Google have just fixed two major security issues

Google have just fixed two major security issues

It just seems lately that there are so many major security flaws in major mobile operating systems. In the last few weeks Apple patch ed a important flaw in iOS 9 and now Google have patched a security issue in Android which could allow hackers to send a JPEG image, which has been altered through Gmail. Also some apps hosted on Google Play have been containing malware, one of which […]

Apple Music on Android has had 10 million downloads so far

Apple Music on Android has had 10 million downloads so far

Apple surprised a lot of people last year when it announced that Apple Music would be coming to the Android platform. The Android version was release to Google Play in November 2015, now approaching the one year mark when the app was released iDownloadBlog have uncovered from Google Play meta data how many times the app has been downloaded. According to Google Play, Apple Music for Android has been downloaded around 10 […]

Google announces Android Pay is now available in the UK

Google announces Android Pay is now available in the UK

Google have announced that Android Pay is now officially available in the UK.  This allows users of Android smartphones to make contactless payments much in a similar way to iPhone users. The UK is the first country besides the US that can currently use this method of contactless payment via a smartphone.  Jimmy McLoughlin, The Institute of Directors lead on the Digital Economy has stated that: ” The arrival of […]