Author: Alex Lowe

UISP Switch 1.8.0 now available, adds remote access feature

This week, Ubiquiti has released UISP Switch 1.8.0 and supports the UISP Switch, Switch Pro and Switch Plus. The new update has the usual bug fixes and security improvements but it does add an interesting new feature which lets you remote into the UISP Switch using the UISP Application. With version 1.6.0 back in November, Ubiquiti added the initial support for the local web interface on the UISP Switch devices […]

Monzo UK bank now supports mobile cheque deposits

Monzo, a relatively new bank (founded in 2015) here in the UK has now added support for mobile cheque deposits, a feature the company was talking about adding for around six years. Up until the most recent app update, Monzo customers have been able to deposit cheques but they would need to post them in, instead of scanning the cheque on the mobile app. Many more established banks have had […]

Jaguar to stop production of XE, XF and F-Type in June

Jaguar has announced that its saloon models and the F-Type sports car will stop production in June 2024. The company will be only making SUV vehicles going forward, with the all-electric I-Pace, E-Pace and F-Pace. The Jaguar XF has been on sale and in production since 2008, being revealed shortly after Tata purchased the company from Ford. From 2025 onwards, Jaguar will see a new EV era led by its […]

Facebook, Instagram and Threads down worldwide

This afternoon, Meta – the company behind Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp and Threads is experiencing a large scale outage which is seemingly affecting users worldwide. Facebook, Instagram and Threads are all being reported as down by users on X. Users have reported they have been logged out and the services are failing to load on desktop and mobile. As of 15:57 GMT, the Meta system status page is down. Andy Stone, […]

Ubiquiti has a new USB-C cable with display available

Ubiquiti has recently and quite quietly added a new USB-C cable to the official Ubiquiti store, under the AmpliFi brand which in the past has been used for home WiFi routers, mesh systems and other consumer style devices. However, this new cable seems like a departure from what the brand has been offering before and has quite unique feature. The new ‘AFi-Cable-USB’ is available in either 0.3m, 2m, 4.5m or […]

UI Chat – February 2024 – “My not $10K Setup”

SquadShot Show Notes In this episode, Alex and Evan discuss the new line of Ultra Switch models from Ubiquiti, the upcoming UniFi World Conference Tour, the UISP Wave Pico, a new USB-C cable with a display from AmpliFi and tons of software releases! We love to hear from our listeners! Get in touch about what you thought about this new episode. Reach out on X, @uichatpodcast or you can email the […]

Charging Status | EV Podcast – February 2024

SquadShot Show Notes In this episode, Alex and Jim are back to talk what Jim was about to see at the Geneva Motor Show, the BMW i5 M60 Alex has been driving, some new Chinese brands entering the UK market such as Seres and Skywell, the new Dacia Spring and much more. We love to hear from our listeners! Get in touch about what you thought about this new episode. […]

New Renault Master E-Tech van has up to 285 miles of range

Renault announced the new fourth-generation Renault Master last year, but it has only just revealed the electric version. The new Master E-Tech will go on sale in spring 2024 and will have the option of two battery sizes and will have up to 285 miles of range. Prices are not yet revealed, but it could cost anywhere from £40,000 to £50,000, depending on the battery size. In terms of design, […]

Creator Spotlight S3 E7 – Tom Cowling

In this episode, I chatted to Tom Cowling about the videos he makes about Rover on YouTube, the British car industry, saving some rare MG Rover models and much more. Creator Spotlight is our series where we talk to creators about what they make and do and how they got started. We really hope you enjoy this new episode. We love to hear from our listeners! Get in touch about […]