Technology

‪‎iOS‬ 8 is now installed on 68% of active iOS devices

‪‎iOS‬ 8 is now installed on 68% of active iOS devices

Since the iOS 8 original launch back in September of last year, along side the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, it has seen a slowish rate of adoption, but now the growth is picking up. As of January 5th 2015, the rate of adoption of iOS has hit 68%, which is a four percent increase from December 23rd. Apple has also seen strong performance over the holiday period, with […]

‪‎WhatsApp‬ is now more popular than texting

‪‎WhatsApp‬ is now more popular than texting

WhatsApp, the popular messenger app is now more popular than normal SMS texting. The app has now overtaken traditional texting by 50% when comparing the amount of messages sent each day. Also WhatsApp now has a staggering 700 million active monthly users, which has seen a massive increase from the 50 million in April last year. Ofcom has revealed that the forgotten SMS has seen a decline in the amount […]

‪‎iPod‬ shuffle stock disappears from Apple retail stores

‪‎iPod‬ shuffle stock disappears from Apple retail stores

Apple’s cheapest iPod, the now nearly five year old iPod Shuffle is having stock issues, recently the supply of it has dwindled in both Apple’s retail store and the online store. Apple has also warned its retail employees that the supplies of the iPod shuffle will be a bit low for an unspecified amount of time, so customers who are looking to purchase an iPod shuffle will have to buy […]

CES 2015 – Samsung launch new high-tech washing machine

CES 2015 – Samsung launch new high-tech washing machine

CES is usually a time where new TVs, wearable fitness gadgets, Internet of Things devices, drones, virtual reality and more get launched. But Samsung hasn’t forgotten that simple gadgets matter to consumers. Samsung has launched a new washing machine, which comes included with a built in sink. Samsung is better known for making the Galaxy smartphone range and Galaxy Tab tablets. But Samsung decided to take their new washing machine to […]

‪‎Canon‬’s new Connect Station keeps all your photos organised

‪‎Canon‬’s new Connect Station keeps all your photos organised

Along with their latest cameras and printers at CES, Canon has launched a new device which allows users to easily transfer photos between a Canon camera and the new Connect Station using NFC. The Connect Station uses NFC to communicate to a compatible camera. The idea of the Connect Station is to help photographers store all of their photos into one place and view them on a TV using HDMI, […]

Google‬’s New Years Eve shows top topics of 2014

Google‬’s New Years Eve shows top topics of 2014

Google’s doodle for today, New Year’s Eve showcases the top topics from this year, such as Flappy Bird and the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. As usual, clicking on the Google doodle leads you to the page relating to what the doodle is about. This time it goes to the Google Trends website which shows the most trending topics of this year. Also for tomorrow, a very similar looking doodle is […]

‪‎Apple‬ extends refunds to two weeks in Europe

‪‎Apple‬ extends refunds to two weeks in Europe

Apple has decided to extend the refund window for iTunes users in the UK and rest of Europe. The details are simple. Apple will let you return, well receive a refund for any purchase made on iTunes within the two weeks window. There is a catch though, Apple has the right to refuse a refund request if the app has been opened or the song played, TV show watched and so […]

New ‪Tesla‬ Roadster can now go 400 miles on one charge

New ‪Tesla‬ Roadster can now go 400 miles on one charge

The new Model D electric car from Tesla may be one of the most popular electric cars on the market, but Tesla’s new updated model can go almost four hundred miles on one charge. Elon Musk, the Tesla CEO tweeted out on Christmas that the updated Tesla Roadster will “enable non-stop travel from LA to SF – almost 400 mile range.” Along with more details published on the Tesla blog, […]

CarPlay in a Ferrari FF

CarPlay now uses the MFi hardware development

CarPlay, which is Apple’s in-car infotainment system has recently starting appearing with aftermarket systems such as Pioneer and Alpine. Now, Apple has released a set of manufacturing and specification guidelines for building hardware. It will use the Made-for-iPhone/iPad/iPod (MFi) scheme. Within the guidelines, Apple has stated that only in-dash units are permitted. Other specs such as a minimum of a 6-inch screen, with a resolution of 800 x 480 and 30Hz […]

‪Android‬ Lollipop now available for 2014 Moto X

‪Android‬ Lollipop now available for 2014 Moto X

The latest version of Android, Lollipop is making the rounds, slowly. But now it is out for the second generation 2014 Moto X is a over-the-air download. Motorola’s smartphones gains the iconic Material Designed icons and layout along with the buttery smooth animations. An iOS like notification layout on the lock screen is added, but it has the ability to rank them based on who sent them Aside from the great […]