Is Your Bank Supporting Apple Pay in the UK – Click Here To Find Out

Here’s the list of the banks supporting Apple’s contactless payment system in the UK now. Apple Pay allows you to store the details of your credit or debit card – of participating financial institutions  – into your iPhone 6 or 6 Plus, Apple Watch or iPad Air 2 or mini 3 and pay for things at high street stores simply by holding your phone over a shop’s contactless reader. The Apple Watch must be paired with an iPhone 5, 5c, 5s, 6…

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Screen grab from YouTube video (credit: Hugh Ryono/Aquarium of the Pacific/YouTube

P…P… Pick up an iPad. Watch Penguins Play on iPad

A group of penguins has been enjoying playing with an iPad game at an aquarium in America. Watch the video of penguin gaming sessions on an iPad (credit: Hugh Ryono, Aquarium of the Pacific, YouTube) The Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach, California, is always looking at innovative and creative ways to interact with its animals – and staff came up with the idea of introducing an iPad game to its Magellanic penguins. A few curious birds – Jeremy and…

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2015 technology trends: the year of the smartwatch?

Apple Watch could be a “game-changer” in the smartwatch market Sure, smartwatches have been around for a while – but arguably have not yet reached that tipping point when they become a mass consumer item. But could the next 12 months see smartwatches and wearable technology reach a tipping point and hit the mainstream? Apple could sell 30 million Watches in 2015 Apple’s iPad has been credited for helping transform consumer demand for tablets with its style, performance and desirability.…

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Tablets & touchscreens could help boys read, research

Boys reluctant to read could be helped by touchscreen technology, says the National Literacy Trust. The technology can be more effective in engaging children aged 3 to 5 with reading than books – and is particularly beneficial when it comes to helping poor children and boys where literacy is a concern. The findings in the Early Years Literacy Survey have been published by the National Literacy Trust and publisher Pearson. Key findings: Twice as many young children from low-income backgrounds read…

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