Technology

Ford introduces new Maverick truck in the US

Ford has announced the new Ford Maverick pickup truck, reusing a name once used in the 1970s for a small car and then here in Europe for a SUV that was based on a Nissan Terran. This all new truck however joins Fords expanding pickup truck line up at the entry level model, below the Ranger. The Ford Maverick will only be available in the US and it’s the first […]

BMW announces new X3 M and X4 M

Today BMW has updated its X3 and X4 SUVs with new styling and other tweaks during the cars midlife facelift. Part of the new update, are the revised M models, both with more torque and with some part sharing between the new M3 and M4 models. The BMW X3 M Competition and X4 M Competition both have the same level of power as the outgoing models, with 503bhp from the […]

Apple will not be offering its iCloud Private Relay service in China

Apple at WWDC announced a fair few privacy related features and a lot of them come via iCloud+, the new name for iCloud storage plans but with more features geared towards privacy. One of the major ones is iCloud Private Relay, a service that allows you to hide more information about you from all the intermediaries involved, such as your ISP and anyone else in the middle. This service is […]

Google Stadia coming to Chromecast with Google TV later this month

Later this month, Google is bringing support or its gaming streaming platform Stadia to more devices. Come the 23rd June, the new Chromecast with Google TV will get support as will some other Android TV based devices. When the Chromecast with Google TV was launched last year, support for Stadia was promised for the first half of 2021. Later this month, support for Stadia will come to the following devices: […]

Tesla activates the in car camera in new update

Tesla has released a new update for its cars which activates the cabin camera to be used for detecting whether or not the driver is paying attention when Autopilot is being used. Version 2021.4.15.11 mentions that the camera will be used to “detect and alert driver inattentiveness while Autopilot is engaged.” Elon Musk did say a while ago that using cameras to detect whether or not a driver is paying […]

Iveco updates the Daily van with support for Alexa and air suspension

Iveco has recently refreshed its smallest commercial vehicle, the Daily. The Iveco Daily is the company’s competitor to the Ford Transit with a large multitude of available body styles and versions. Iveco has refreshed its latest version with new connectivity options, a new optional suspension system as well as some new drivetrain options. Iveco has added some new engine options, all of its diesel engines are now Euro 6-compliant and […]

iOS 15 supports iPhone 6s from 2015

Apple just announced iOS 15, with a whole host of new features with iCloud+, improvements to iMessage and FaceTime, a new look for the Maps and Weather app and more. However the other part of the news is how far back Apple is going with device support, Apple hasn’t cut off any supported devices since iOS 13 in 2019, when it dropped support for the iPhone 6. By this time […]

Apple announces iCloud+, a new name for paid iCloud storage and some new features

At WWDC, Apple announced iCloud+ which is essentially the new name for paid iCloud storage with the same prices. iCloud+ still has the more storage option but now includes some extra tools to help you protect your data online. Hide My Email First up is Hide My Email, which uses the same technology from Sign in With Apple and allows you to give a website you’re signing up to a […]

This is iPadOS 15

At WWDC, Apple has revealed iPadOS which builds on a lot of the features of iOS 15 but adds new extras, such as a revamped multitasking UI. FaceTime FaceTime has gotten the same feature set today across all the platforms, with support for a new grid view and portrait mode for an improved experience. iPadOS 15 supports SharePlay, allowing you FaceTime other people, share your screen and watch or listen […]

This is watchOS 8

At WWDC, Apple announced watchOS 8 with a new mindfulness app, improvements to the Wallet app and more. Apple has now added the ability to check where AirTags and other accessories in the Find My network are. A new mindfulness app is here which builds upon the Breathe app with new animations and other encouragements to help you focus. The fitness app now supports tai chi and pilates, sleep tracking on […]