Author: Alex Lowe

Report: Upcoming update to iOS will allow iPhones to receive contactless payments

According to a report from Bloomberg today an upcoming update to iOS could allow iPhones to receive mobile payments directly using NFC, without the need for an external reader, such as a SumUp or Square device. If true, this would allow small business owners to receive mobile payments from Apple Pay and Contactless cards directly through the iPhone, without purchasing or charging an additional accessory. Apple purchased a company called Mobeewave back […]

Jeep reveals new Renegade in Brazil, ahead of UK launch

Jeep has unveiled the new Renegade in Brazil this month, ahead of its release here in the UK later this year. The new refreshed model isn’t that different from the current model, with just a handful of minor changes. Around the front of the Renegade is a new front bumper, with chunkier plastic body protection, new grey and red accent features. However, the grille has been changed much more, with […]

Ford reveals all new Mondeo – only available in China

Ford has introduced the all new fifth generation Mondeo which for the first time since the model was introduced will be only sold in China. Ford will stop offering the current Mondeo here in the UK later this year in March. Ford has been offering the Mondeo over in China since 2002, but going forward the car will now only be offered there. Ford unveiled the new version at the […]

Apple releases tvOS 15.3 for Apple TV

Apple has today released tvOS 15.3 for Apple TV HD and Apple TV 4K, with the content of the update not yet known as Apple never really announces what the update contains but it is more likely to be a bug fix release with some security enhancements. tvOS usually updates automatically, but if you want to manually upgrade, it can be done so by going to Settings > System > Software […]

Philips adds three new outdoor lighting options to its Hue lineup

Philips has unveiled some new HomeKit compatible lights within its Hue platform, with some new wall mountable outdoor lights as well as new candle and fireplace modes for existing models. Signify, which currently owns Philips Hue has announced three new models for outdoor use and they’ll all go on sale later this spring in the US only. There will be the Philips Hue Inara wall light offered, Lucca  and Resonate. […]

Apple releases iOS and iPadOS 15.3 with bug fix for Safari security issue

Apple has today released a new update for iOS and iPadOS with version 15.3 which is now the third major update to both operating systems, since they were made available in September 2021. This update isn’t that major in terms of features, but does address some of the usual bug fixes and security fixes, one of which is pretty critical. iOS 15.3 and iPadOS 15.3 can be downloaded now by […]

Ubiquiti announces new UniFi U6-Mesh AP

Ubiquiti has announced its new UniFi WiFi 6 Mesh AP, which shares the same form factor with the FlexHD AP – which Ubiquiti released a couple of years ago. Like the FlexHD, the U6-Mesh can be mounted in a number of ways and locations thanks to its various accessories. It can be mounted on a wall inside or outside, in a dropped ceiling thanks to an additional accessory or even […]

Ubiquiti releases airOS 8.7.7 with extra features for disconnected clients

Ubiquiti has today released airOS 8.7.7 for the company’s line of airMAX AC devices. This releases follows on from 8.7.5 which Ubiquiti released in July 2021. airOS 8.7.5 addressed some signal reporting issues and a new updated frequency plan for Chile, Israel and Czech Republic. airOS 8.7.7 makes the integration with UISP, adds a new Link Potential stat to the dashboard, a new SSH login message and a new way […]

Ford announces new 400bhp Bronco Raptor

Ford this week has revealed its new top of the line model for the Bronco SUV, with the Bronco Raptor. Ford says this is focused on Baja rock crawling, high speed dune runs and good road manors. The company has not yet revealed any pricing for the Bronco Raptor but we do know that like the standard models, it is US only. This is now the third major model in […]