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Apple releases iOS 16.3 and iPadOS 16.3, with a focus on security

Today, Apple has released iOS 16.3 and iPadOS 16.3 with both having a focus on security. For example, Advanced Data Protection is now here for much more countries than before, support for Security Keys has been added and some improvements have been made to the Emergency SOS feature – as well as much more. New features iOS 16.3 adds support for Advanced Data Protection globally for the first time, initially […]

Weekends with the interface – Best stories of the week

Another week has gone by and it’s time, once again to go over the best stories we covered here on the interface. This week, a new larger HomePod was released, Twitter banned all third-party clients and a German man fell asleep with autopilot on in his Tesla. Apple releases new second generation HomePod! This week, Apple released the all-new second generation HomePod and fans of the original, which was discontinued in 2021 […]

Abarth reveals the official price for the upcoming 500e hot hatch

This week, Abarth has released the official price for the upcoming 500e hot hatch. The Abarth 500e is a new sporty, hot hatch version of the Fiat 500 Electric and was officially revealed in November 2022. Most of the specs were announced during the original launch, but apart from the price and the official range. The new Abarth 500e will start from £38,695 for the ‘Scorpionissima’ launch edition, with cheaper […]

Apple reveals refreshed MacBook Pro models, with all-new M2 Pro and M2 Max chips

Earlier this week on Tuesday, Apple released an all-new generation of the MacBook Pro, in both the 14-inch and 16-inch models. These new models are a refresh on the new models Apple announced in October 2021. Based on a lot of the video and image files found on the Apple website, many people have been led to believe that Apple originally intended to announce these new devices in October 2022, […]

Slightly cheaper annual subscription now available for Twitter Blue

Twitter is now offering Twitter Blue, its subscription service as a yearly option which if you are willing to fork out the money will be slightly cheaper than paying month-to-month. The new option was spotted earlier this week by The Verge and Twitter has all of the prices outlined in a new support article. Interestingly, the company is also tacking on the same £3/$3 increase for both iOS and Android […]

Twitter has now officially banned all third-party clients

Earlier this month, pretty much all of the third-party Twitter clients stopped working which has since been confirmed by the platform, that this was an intentional move. The reasoning behind it was supposedly due to some rules being broken, of which were unconfirmed. However, since then Engadget spotted an updated developer agreement that is now saying that developers are not able to “create a substitute or similar service or product to the […]

Apple will be releasing iOS 16.3 next week, here is what to expect

This week, Apple has revealed that iOS 16.3 will be released next week, with an exact date not confirmed. The update will bring support for security keys for Apple IDs, redesign the HomePod Handoff prompt UI all well as some minor changes to the wording for Emergency SOS. The update will be a requirement of the upcoming HomePod second-generation and we can also expect to see iPadOS 16.3, watchOS 9.3, […]

Google Stadia is being shut down today

Today is the day Google is shutting down its game streaming service, Stadia. The service was launched back at the end of 2019 and the main reason for killing it off, was it failed to catch on with customers like the comply was expecting. The servers will be shut down at 11:59pm PT later today. Google intended to have the platform run in a variety of places, including PCs, Chromebooks, […]

Apple announces new HomePod, priced at £299/$299

Apple has today announced the brand new HomePod, second generation. The new model is available from today in either white and midnight costing $299 in the US and £299 in the UK. The first deliveries to customers will begin Friday 3rd February. In terms of design, it is pretty much identical to the HomePod that Apple discontinued back in March 2021. The design is better described as a larger HomePod […]

Twitter has now confirmed that third-party clients were blocked intentionally

Last week, we reported that some, if not pretty much all of the third-party Twitter clients such as Tweetbot, Twitterrific and Birdie stopped working. The initial issues pointed towards the official Twitter API or a bug. In the day of the outage, as well as a few days afterwards, Twitter didn’t respond to anyone, not even the developers themselves. The initial issue was believed to be a bug or glitch.  […]