iOS9 release date and features

 
 
 
iOS9 release dateApple’s WWDC yesterday didn’t set the world alight but the details regarding iOS9 were certainly worth taking an interest in.

There were updates for the Apple Watch, the release of Apple Pay in the UK, a new music streaming service called Apple Music and a new desktop operating system called El Capitan. Continue reading

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Samsung Galaxy S6 technical specs unveiled

Samsung Galaxy S6 technical specsSamsung unveiled their latest Galaxy at the prestigious Mobile World Congress event in Barcelona this week to much fanfare, and I have to say, the S6 looks pretty impressive.

They actually unveiled two S6 models, the standard and the Galaxy S6 Edge version, here’s how they stack up. Continue reading

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The Apple Watch has finally landed, here’s why I won’t be getting one

Apple Watch SportYou heard right, Apple have finally launched the Apple Watch this week, it will be available for order from April 10 and in stores across the globe from April 24.

We all know that the Apple Watch looks very pretty indeed, but does it provide the functionality that will make it more than a fashion accessory and more of a useful addition to the iPhone that you are already carry around? In my opinion – no. It is overpriced, limited in terms of functionality and has a battery life that means it can’t be used as a permanent addition to your arm. Continue reading

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Google Glass fails to take off – but it will be back

Google Glass Explorer editionGoogle have terminated their Google Glass Explorer project for the time being and it is pretty safe to say that it has been quite a failure so far. And I purposely added the ‘so far’ bit. At the moment it seems that every day regular folk don’t need or particularly want Google Glass, much like that other piece of wearable technology – the watch phone. Continue reading

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Sell your tablet if you got a new one for Christmas

Sell your tabletPeople are becoming more and more aware of cell phone recycling, but it is surprising how few people are aware that they can also sell their old tablet online just as easily.

Over recent years, tablets and iPads have become huge Christmas sellers as more and more people see them as an easier alternative to browsing the internet on a laptop. Continue reading

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Apple wins at Christmas

 
 
 
Apple wins at ChristmasApple had a very Merry Christmas indeed if recently released statistics are anything to go by.

51% of electronic device activations in the week up to and including Christmas day were for Apple products. This blasted their nearest competitor Samsung out of the water as they came in second place with just 18% of device activations. Nokia were way behind in third with just 6% of the spoils. Continue reading

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Recycle your old devices on America Recycles Day

America Recycles Day - November 15 2014This Saturday, November 15 marks America Recycles Day (ARD) and millions of people all over the country will be coming together to recycle their old goods and help the environment.

It is a fantastic event and is the perfect opportunity for you to recycle all of that junk that you have been meaning to move from the garage, donate those old clothes and of course, recycle those old gadgets, tablets, cell phones and other electronic devices that you have lying around in the back of drawers at home. Continue reading

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Disney Movies Anywhere deal brings blockbusters to your phone

Disney Movies Anywhere dealIn an unprecedented deal, Apple, Google and Disney have joined forces to bring the latest movies to users smartphones and tablets.

People who register for the Disney Movies Anywhere app will be able to buy and watch the latest releases from Walt on the go, wherever they are.

Whether you have an iPhone and an iPad or a HTC One and a Galaxy tablet, everyone with a modern device will be able to enjoy the vast array of Disney films that are out there. Continue reading

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iOS 8.1 release – what’s new in Apple’s latest update

iOS 8.1 releaseApple’s latest operating system update – iOS 8.1 is now available for download for anyone with iOS 8 compatible devices and comes with a few new features, improvements and the usual bug fixes.

It also comes with an old feature added back in which I am very happy (and quite proud about): Continue reading

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iPad Air 2 details leaked ahead of launch event

iPad Air 2 launch eventApple have accidentally dropped the ball by leaking images and details of the new iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini 3 models ahead of the much anticipated launch at their headquarters in Cupertino today.

Screenshots of the iPad User Guide for iOS 8.1 on iTunes included photos, naming and a few details of the two new devices, much to their embarrassment. Continue reading

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