Minecraft set to cover the Earth

Minecraft set to cover the Earth

Get really to play Minecraft in the real world. Celebrating the 10th anniversary of one of the world’s most popular games that involves building things with blocks in a virtual world, Microsoft is now set to launch a free version of the game called Minecraft Earth that uses augmented reality. What does that mean?  Well it’s just like Minecraft but[Read More…]

Nokia’s Snake Now in Augmented Reality

The Classic ‘Snake’ game first appeared Nokia phones back in 1998 and was so popular that it was even included in the re-imagined Nokia 3310 last year. Now HMD Global, the makers of Nokia phones have brought the classic snake game into the world of augmented reality. Using the Facebook Camera filters on your mobile device you can now Snake[Read More…]

Talk to Google and Alexa Assistants about Flu

Talk to Google and Alexa Assistants about Flu

Do you have the Flu…or is is just a Cold….try asking Alexa or Google. The new voice-activated Healthdirect Flu advice app offers free health information and colds and it all you need to do is have a conversation with you smart device. Just in time for the peak of the flu system you’ll be able to ask about symptoms and[Read More…]

Help! My iPhone/iPad won’t switch on!

Help! My iPhone/iPad won’t switch on!

Here’s a quick solution to a common problem experienced by iPhone and iPad owners – a device that won’t turn on. It may not ever happen to you however I’ve seen it first hand – you go to turn their device on, and nothing happens…or it simply freezes while on…and won’t turn off. The good news is that it’s usually[Read More…]

Speak to Amazon Alexa about your Amaysim Account

Speak to Amazon Alexa about your Amaysim Account

Mobile service provider Amaysim is the latest retailer to make use of smart speaker technology to engage with their customers.  They’ve partnered up with Amazon to use the Alexa digital assistant found in smart speakers being launched this week. To find out more about what this means for Amaysim customers I spoke with Julian Dell, the chief technology officer at Amaysim. [Read More…]