Technology

Apple confirms HomeKit, Apple TV will be a gateway

Apple has now confirmed HomeKit, while also creating a support page which list the current range of devices which are compatible with HomeKit. The document also goes through the process of using HomeKit, such as setting up each device on iPhone, iPad or iPod touch. Also in the support document, Apple has stated that an Apple TV is required to act as a hub for controlling any devices when you’re […]

Google is looking to improve laptop battery life while using Chrome

Google Chrome has always been a problem for laptop battery life, especially on Macs, but the latest version of Chrome is aiming to do combat this. Recently, Google has worked with Adobe to improve the battery drain issues caused by Flash. The most recent update of Chrome has a new feature that can pause Flash content that isn’t being used. The new feature can “intelligently pause content” that isn’t important […]

Apple is recalling Beats Pill XL, because of overheating

The Beats Pill XL was originally launched in November 2013, before Apple even acquired the company for $3 billion early last year. Today it has been revealed that the Beats Pill XL has overheating issues and it has caused a few users problems. So Apple has announced a voluntary recall of the speaker and is recommending that users don’t use it at all. In a press release, Apple has said; “Apple […]

We might not see a new Apple TV at WWDC

Since the Apple Watch and MacBook event in March, rumours have spread that Apple might introduce a new version of the set-top box at the annual Worldwide Developer Conference this Monday. But in a recent report from the New York Times, Cupertino isn’t planning to launch a new model in the end. Since March, various reports have cropped up that a new Apple TV might feature a new touch-based remote and an […]

Tidal is hoping to gain more users, with new features

Tidal is a new music streaming service by Jay-Z, but the launch not long ago didn’t prove successful, so now Tidal is launching masses of new features, apps for Windows and Mac as well as discounts for students. The main idea behind Tidal was to bring high-fidelity music to consumers and making it accessible, but as Tidal is twice the price of Spotify, users need to the value behind it, […]

How to create an account on OS X with parental controls

So you are looking to create an account with Parental Controls on your Mac. If you are concerned what you’re child is looking at on the internet, you can limit them to time, apps and content on the Mac. Parental Controls can also be used to simplify the user interface for less experienced users. First things first, visit the Settings or System Preferences app on your Mac. Then this window should […]

Thunderbolt 3 uses USB Type-C and is ultra fast

Big companies are pushing USB Type-C, Apple has quickly adopted it as the sole port on the new Macbook and Google has followed suit with the Chromebook Pixel, but now Intel has seen the potential as the next generation of Thunderbolt is going to use USB Type-C as the base point for the port. The initial plan with USB Type-C when it was first introduced just under a year ago […]

There will be 7 versions of Windows 10

We now have more detail on to how Microsoft is planning to distribute Windows 10. Like previous versions, there will be multiple editions of the operating system. With Windows 7 we had Home Basic, Home Premium, Professional, Enterprise, Ultimate and Thin PC. Editions of Vista and XP were roughly the same. Windows 8 was cut back a bit with just three versions, but Windows 10 aims to revive the multiple version […]

Windows 10 10130 preview launches, with better icons and UI

Not long after build 10122 debuted, another build of Windows 10 has launched. Build 10130 is available for users who are in the fast ring and as we come up to the release date, Microsoft is focusing on polishing the operating system, making improvements and tweaking certain elements. For starters, Windows 10 now includes refreshed system icons as well as taskbar and Start menu improvements. The Notification Panel now features […]

NVIDIA G-Sync is coming to laptops

Back in September 2013, NVIDIA announced G-Sync which is a chip that lives inside certain gaming monitors to help with refresh rates and skipping issues. The monitors look like standard ones and G-Sync works with NVIDIA GPUs which have the Kepler architecture (GTX 660 and up). Now, NVIDIA is bringing the same technology to laptops. Today the company has announced that several high-end gaming notebooks will support this feature. The […]