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May ‪Xbox‬ One update previewed

News from Alex and Ed Gaming Another month, another Xbox One update. As we approach the end of April, Microsoft have previewed the next version of the Xbox One software. The main feature of the next version is about SmartGlass which means that users will be able to turn on and off their console from a PC, Windows Phone and Android. In addition the Xbox One now supports Miracast screen […]

Latest Android Wear update makes it more like Apple Watch

Launched before the Apple Watch, Android Wear wasn’t adopted at the rate as the latest offering from Cupertino, but this week Google has released and update for the platform which brings Android Wear closer to the Apple Watch. A number of changes are brought with the update such as WiFi support, new hand gestures and something which sounds familiar to Apple’s Digital Touch; hand-drawn emoji. The hand-drawn emoji feature came […]

‪‎BBC‬ Sport app now has a today widget

The BBC Sport app for iOS is a must have if you’re a sports fan,it offers the latests scores, injures and other bits of news that you may be interested in. Notification Centre widgets offer a useful and quick glance about information from apps, but developers have to support it. With the BBC Sport app, the widget offers quick access to “Top Stories” which brings the highlights to the Notification […]

‪‎Apple‬ Watch orders are now marked as “Preparing for Shipment”

This week the order statuses have been changing from “Processing Items” to “Preparing for Shipment.” The first orders were made a few weeks back on Friday April 10 and it has taken around a two weeks to begin shipping. The shipping dates are still around 24/4 to 8/5 for early orders. The Apple Watch pre-orders began on April 10 and within moments the shipment times slipped to late June and […]

The Microsoft Band is now available in the UK

Microsoft’s first smart band has been available in the US for a while now, but now it is launching in the UK. The new device is more fitness and health orientated than other devices as it features a lot more sensors than the Apple Watch. The band has a few basic features such as message notifications and health statistics. As of yet only one retailer has payment functions at Starbucks […]

Windows 10 Store beta now is now functional

For the last few versions of the Windows 10 Technical Preview a dark grey ‘beta’ version of the App Store has always been available, but non accessible. Now Microsoft have made the new store available for anyone on the latest version. The plan behind it is to have one store for everything that runs Windows 10 – so desktops, laptops, Xbox One, IoT and smartphones. Two new apps were previewed last […]

Beats‬ Solo2 now in iPhone colours of Gold, Silver and Space Grey

It’s not just the Apple Watch and new MacBook which received some attention today, Beats has also had a new product launch – well a colour revision. The wireless version of the Solo2 headphones are now available in the same hues as the iPhone, Apple Watch and the new MacBook, gold, silver and space grey. Shortly after Apple purchased Beats last year, the new wireless version of the Solo2 headphones […]

WiFi calling now works for ‪#EE‬ iPhone users

With the latest version of iOS which dropped yesterday evening a new feature was added for EE customers in the UK who use a iPhone. WiFi calling is now available for the iPhone 5s, 5c, 6 and 6 Plus. Originally the feature was intending to be released tomorrow, but with the release of iOS 8.3 it looks like it is arriving early. WiFi calling sounds similar to what FaceTime Audio, […]

A&T Tech Smarthome Guide – Part 2

Welcome to the second part of our guide to the smart home, a ten part series focusing on what devices and gadgets you can use to turn your home into a smart-home on a budget, sort of. You may have noticed, but here at A&T Tech we cover a fair amount of news about smarthome gadgets, such as the Nest Protect smoke alarm, Phillips Hue light bulbs, Thermostats, washing machines, […]

April Xbox One update released

News from Alex and Ed Gaming It’s that time again when a new update for the Xbox One comes out and this month is no different as the April update has landed. For starters the dashboard has a new “What’s On” tab which allows users to look at the latest videos on YouTube and Xbox Video, what games are being played, live Twitch broadcasts and what TV shows are trending […]