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iOS 8 is now available to download

iOS 8 is now available to download

Apple’s latest version of iOS, iOS 8 is now available to download today and iPhone, iPad and some iPod touch users can now peruse the latest features and improvements. To download the update, go to Settings > General > Software Update on your iOS device. As we mentioned in a post yesterday, the update is available for iPhone 4s and later, iPad 2 and later (including both iPad minis) and […]

Skype brings free group chats to Windows tablets

Skype brings free group chats to Windows tablets

Skype has now made group video calling free, for Windows tablets and the Surface range compatible to speak with up to 10 people at a time. Back in April, Skype did bring a bucket load of changes to their services and this is following that. The new system for Windows, analyses the video experience and can tell who the three most talkative people are and the device owner at the […]

‎Apple’s CarPlay to come to Volkswagen models by 2016

‎Apple’s CarPlay to come to Volkswagen models by 2016

Apple and Volkswagen are in talks on bringing the in-car solution to Volkswagen models by 2016 – one of the manufactures which didn’t partner with Apple first. An official announcement from both Volkswagen and Apple is to be expected within a few months, details on which models will be compatible is unknown. 9to5Mac report that the system will be available for 2016 models not next years 2015 versions. Volkswagen did join […]

The ‘Non-Retina’ MacBook Pro my be at the end of its life.

The ‘Non-Retina’ MacBook Pro my be at the end of its life.

According to reports from Digitimes on Wednesday, the 13 inch MacBook Pro without the retina display may be discontinued just like the 15 inch variant. The model, which hasn’t been updated since 2012, which is the cheapest of the range, so it won’t be surprising if Apple remove it from their product line up. Since the last updates to the MacBook line up, the MacBook Air got faster and with extra battery […]

Facebook have bought WhatsApp for $16 billion.

Facebook have bought WhatsApp for $16 billion.

Facebook announced that they are purchasing WhatsApp, one of the most popular messaging apps for about $16 billion. The move “accelerates Facebook’s ability to bring connectivity and utility to the world,” Facebook said. Despite the acquisition WhatsApp will still operate and remain independent, Co-Founder and CEO Jan Koum will join Facebook’s Board of Directors. This isn’t new for Facebook, to make high value purchases; They purchased Instagram for $1 billion. WhatsApp has over […]

Apple is reportedly ceasing iPad 2 production.

Apple is reportedly ceasing iPad 2 production.

After 3 long years the iPad 2 is becoming long in the tooth, the device runs the A5 chip which is the same as the iPhone 4s. The device was launched in March of 2011 and then managed to hold a place in Apple’s line of products. The third and forth generation iPads have already been and gone, AppleInsider reported that the iPad 2 will be discontinued. Needless to say, the […]