Technology

‪Fitbit‬ Surge now supports bike-tracking and more

‪Fitbit‬ Surge now supports bike-tracking and more

Today, the Fitbit Surge which is the company’s premium fitness tracker has gained a few new features and enhancements via a software update. One of the new additions is the ability to track outdoor cycling and also have the ability to use multiple Fitbit devices on one account and switch band per activity if needed. The idea behind this being you could use on Fitbit for work and then other […]

Larger 64GB HTC One M9 launching later this year

Larger 64GB HTC One M9 launching later this year

Recently, HTC has confirmed that a larger capacity version of the HTC One M9 will be launching at the end of this year. The new HTC One M8 which launched earlier this month didn’t change its design much, which can only be a good thing as it still looks very good, despite holding on to much of the same design from the last HTC flagship, the One M8. The larger […]

‪‎Windows‬ 10 will be able to use peer-to-peer networks for updates

‪‎Windows‬ 10 will be able to use peer-to-peer networks for updates

Microsoft is seeming to be learning from some of Apple’s mistakes, as whenever a new OS X or iOS update is announced the servers seem to crash and then subsequently take ages to download anything. Now, Microsoft is adding a new feature to the upcoming Windows 10 which will allow it to use local and networked PCs to grab the update from a PC. Using peer-to-peer networking, users will not […]

Plusnet has reduced all business fibre broadband prices

Plusnet has reduced all business fibre broadband prices

Plusnet, which is actually owned by BT has recently announced that it will subsidise fibre broadband costs for businesses, thanks to the Governments BDUK broadband voucher schemes, which aims to help small businesses. The actual discount is a total of £120 which last one year. A standard Business Fibre package with Plusnet would usually cost £35.50 but thanks to the voucher, it will cost £25.50 per month. The scheme will be […]

Three is looking to buy O2 for £10.25 billion

Three is looking to buy O2 for £10.25 billion

A rumour about this appeared not long ago, but now the deals real. Hutchison Whampoa is looking to buy O2 from Telefonica. Hutchison Whampoa is a Hong-Kong based company which owns Three UK and it has revealed that its has had some “exclusive negations” with Telefonica to buy the UK mobile network, O2 for £10.25 billion. The actual deal isn’t complete, but the UK mobile network market is seeing a big […]

Windows 10 – all you need to know

Windows 10 – all you need to know

Windows 10 is Microsoft’s next step in the life of the operating system. It focuses on gaming, the return of the start menu, Cortana on the desktop and more The low down Windows 10 was first debuted back in September of last year, but it focused on the business side and it was more of a preview than anything else. This week, Microsoft was focusing more on the consumer, sending […]

‪‎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 […]