Technology

Volkswagen introduces the new ID.3 GTX with 321bhp

Volkswagen has today revealed the highly anticipated ID.3 GTX, a hot hatch performance version of the existing ID.3 hatchback. The idea of a performance version of the ID.3 came about around three years ago, when the CEO of the company at the time Ralf Brandstatter shared a preview of what he called the ID.X. That car was a four wheel drive, 329bhp rapid hatch with drift mode and capable of […]

New fifth generation Mini Cooper production started in Oxford

Today the production of the new fifth generation Mini Cooper started at the iconic Cowley factory in Oxford. The factory was once used to produce the Rover 75 and other models from that era as well as the ‘new’ Mini which started in May 2001. Since then models of the Mini have been produced for domestic and international markets and starting on 11th March, the new 2024 firth generation Mini […]

Tesco adds all electric Iveco eDaily to its delivery fleet

Tesco has added its first Iveco all electric delivery van to its fleet here in the UK, in the form of the Iveco eDaily. The new van will do home delivery rounds for the supermarket in Horwich. At the moment, Tesco only have the one on the fleet but it’ll be adding a further 150 vehicles by the end of 2024. Tesco has goals of having a fully electric delivery […]

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 […]