You Are Browsing ‘News’ Category

UK TV viewers are in for a treat soon, when the Sky Q service starts to receive Ultra HD signals. This will happen in August and there will be plenty of choice for us to pick from starting then. It all kicks off for the Sky Q Ultra HD service on the 13th of August with Leicester vs. Hull. If we stick with the football, fans will be delighted to see that an amazing 124 Premier League games will be broadcast in Ultra HD during the upcoming season. You will also be able to watch every Formula 1 race in the 2017 season, with other big sporting...

The world is made up of two types of people; those who love Pokémon and those who hate it. If you are in the first category then you are probably already thinking about joining the mobile Pokémon Go revolution, aren’t you? The release of Pokémon Go as an augmented reality app for Android and iOS devices has really got a lot of people excited. Basically, this cool app lets you try and catch Pokémon in the real world. Where Can It Be Played Currently? Following the earlier releases in the US, Australia, New Zealand and Germany, the...

Do you sometime still feel a hankering for a game of Donkey Kong, Dr Mario or Double Bubble on your old NES system? If you do then there is now no need to blow the dust off your original NES to get the good times rolling again. This is because the good people at Nintendo have announced that they are going to be bringing out a handy little device known as the Classic Mini NES. This is a small sized console that will come packed with 30 of the most popular NES games pre-loaded onto it. All Your Favourites to Be Included So what games can...

Posted on Jun 21 2016 - 2:59pm by Robert
#0

Apple recently told the world about their upcoming iOS 10 updates. This happened at the company’s Worldwide Developers Conference. While there are no major changes on the way, there are 10 key points listed by Apple for the new software, while will be available in September. Among the most important changes to look out for is the new approach to notifications, with lock screen notifications and a fresh look overall.  Developers will also get to access Siri, which could lead to some big changes for the digital assistant. Autocorrect...

Posted on Jun 21 2016 - 1:34pm by Robert
#0

The Pebble smartwatch was one of the original gadgets of this type, and it was pretty successful too. This watch came with a fairly basic e-paper design and raised a lot of money when it was put on Kickstarter. Pebble disappeared for a bit after that, before popping up again last year with the colour Time model. Well, the company has now brought out a couple of exciting looking new models. These are named the Pebble 2 and the Pebble Time 2. Probably the biggest change worth pointing out here is that both Pebble watches include built-in...

Posted on Jun 15 2016 - 1:27pm by Robert
#0

A major change to the way that Twitter counts the characters you use was recently announced. The details were given on the official Twitter blog and the end result is that you can now add some more content to what you write on this social media platform. The famous 140 character count Twitter limit hasn’t changed but the things that are counted have changed. For a start, when you reply to a tweet the @names on it won’t count towards the limit. This means that it will be easier to have conversations. Media Attachments Don’t Count...

Posted on May 20 2016 - 12:19pm by Robert
#0

The rumours about the upcoming iPhone 7 are growing all the time. Certainly, with iPhone sales falling and doubts over the public’s appetite for another new model, it could be the perfect time to bring something new to the party. In that respect, the apparent leak of news of a bigger iPhone battery could be big news. This rumour comes from Weibo, which is a Chinese social media site. The poster who revealed the details added photos, which they claim are from an Apple production line. The photos show us a bigger battery than the one used...

We have been hearing a lot about Apple Pay in recent times but there is a good chance that you haven’t yet had the chance to use it. The good news is that the system has been available in the UK since last summer. There are now many stores that let you pay in this way. The assistants might not know too much about how to use Apple Pay but if they accept contactless payments then they can let you pay in this way. The Right Phone and Settings You can use Apple Pay with the iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone SE, iPad Pro, iPad Pro 9.7, iPad...

Posted on May 4 2016 - 1:00pm by Robert
#0

Tech firm HP has revealed new Envy laptops that offer plenty of power for a decent price. While HP has also brought out the attention grabbing ultra-slim and jewellery Spectre 13.3 and called it the world’s slimmest notebook, the Envy range is more practical and costs less. The models that have been revealed are updated Envy and Envy x360 laptops. They are thinner and lighter than previous models in the Envy laptops range and now have USB Type C ports added them as standard. The new expanded line up of laptops from HP includes the convertible...

There is a growing sense of excitement about the future of virtual reality, as tech giants such as Sony, Samsung and Google all get involved. However, what about the Microsoft HoloLens headset? It may not have been as widely talked about as Google Cardboard or Oculus Rift but it could be about to make video calls a whole lot more exciting. This is because the boffins at Microsoft have been showing off how it can be used to give incredible hologram communication. They are calling this feature “holoportation” and it is definitely worth...