Technology

Take it to the Max: This is the new iPhone Xs and iPhone Xs Max

Take it to the Max: This is the new iPhone Xs and iPhone Xs Max

This is it, the new iPhone lineup for 2018. Earlier today Apple introduced the brand new iPhone Xs and iPhone Xs Max, basically the follow up to the iPhone X from last year. This year is a typical ‘S’ year cycle: minor improvements to the camera, screen and performance. That’s not to say the performance gains of the new A12 Bionic chip are minor, just compared to the update from […]

iOS 12 will be available next week, on 17th Sep

iOS 12 will be available next week, on 17th Sep

At todays Apple Event, where the new iPhone Xs, iPhone Xs Max and iPhone Xr were announced, Apple also revealed when iOS 12 will be avaible to download. The new release for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch and it comes with many performance improvements added especially for older devices including the iPhone 5s, which was actually launched in September 2013. With this release, Apple really wants to focus on speeding […]

Support for Windows 7 ends soon and businesses are still using it

Support for Windows 7 ends soon and businesses are still using it

Well, soon isn’t that soon, but when you are in charge of a large corporate IT rollout, 500 days isn’t that much time to organise, research and then actually deploy an entirely new operating system for the company. But that is how much time is left until Microsoft is ending official support for Windows 7, an operating system which was released nearly ten years ago. Windows 7 is still out […]

macOS 10.13.6 released for 2018 MacBook Pro

macOS 10.13.6 released for 2018 MacBook Pro

Today, while everyone is eagerly awaiting the the upcoming release of macOS Mojave, which should be coming soon – Apple has released a small, supplemental update of macOS High Sierra for the current generation of the MacBook Pro from a few months back. This update will only be for the 2018 Macbook Pro models and as usual, it can be downloaded by going to the Mac App Store and visiting […]

With version 7.3, Twitter stops supporting iOS 9

With version 7.3, Twitter stops supporting iOS 9

Yesterday, the official iOS app for Twitter was updated to version 7.3 and amongst the usual bug fixes and feature improvements, support for iOS 9 was removed. Granted, not many devices are running a software version that old anymore, most of them can now run iOS 10 or later. iOS 9 If you haven’t updated and have a device that can, we highly encourage you to do so, as in […]

Sony’s smart light now works with Google Assistant

Sony’s smart light now works with Google Assistant

A few years ago, back in 2016 Sony brought out a new smart light at that years CES event, it promised to be able to turn on your TV and it had built in motion, temperature and humidity sensors as well as a whole host of other capabilities. It was also at launch, only available to the Japanese market and still is too. But at the time we did say: […]

Apple Pay has had increased growth, now with an estimated 250 million users

Apple Pay has had increased growth, now with an estimated 250 million users

According to a recent report this week from Loup Ventures, Apple Pay transactions are up and are continuously rising. Now, an estimated 31 percent of all iPhone users have used Apple Pay complete a transaction within the last year, when compared to the same time last year it was only 25 percent. In Apple’s recent earnings call, no details were mentioned on how many users or anything related to the […]

Fortnite will come to Android, but won’t be on Google Play

Fortnite will come to Android, but won’t be on Google Play

Fortnite is becoming ridiculously popular. And after expanding the games platform coverage earlier this year with expansion onto Apple’s iOS earlier in April, then to the Nintendo Switch in June – just Android was left to cover the major platforms on the market. But in bringing the game to Android, much like iOS they first need to go through Google Play and for any paid apps, extra subscriptions and in-app […]

Nike Training Club is now available on Apple Watch

Nike Training Club is now available on Apple Watch

Much like how Nike Running Club currently works, with an app on the iPhone for viewing all your stats and seeing what runs you have done and also a companion app on the Apple Watch for use when you don’t want or can’t take your iPhone with you. Nike now want to do the same with the Nike Training Club app. Now on the wrist Starting today, Nike is rolling […]

Come September 1, support for the classic version of Skype will end

Come September 1, support for the classic version of Skype will end

Later this year, in September Microsoft will be ending the support for the older version of Skype, with version 8.0 replacing the older ‘Classic’ 7.0 version. The company is urging customers to upgrade at some point between now and September 1st 2018, which is the cut off date. Earlier this month, on July 16th – Microsoft released Skype 8.0 for Windows desktop and this will now replace Skype 7.0 and […]