How to increase your Apple iCloud Storage
With every Apple device, you automatically receive an initial 5GB of free iCloud storage for your Apple photos, videos and files. However, we understand you may wish to exceed this limit. To do so, you can follow the instructions for your device below:
On your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch
- Go to Settings > [your name] > iCloud > Manage Storage or iCloud Storage. If you’re using iOS 10.2 or earlier, go to Settings > iCloud > Storage.
- Tap Buy More Storage or Change Storage Plan.
- Choose a plan.
- Tap Buy and follow the onscreen instructions.
On your Mac
- Choose Apple menu > System Preferences, then click iCloud.
- Click Manage in the lower-right corner.
- Click Change Storage Plan or Buy More Storage.
- Choose a plan.
- Click Next and enter your Apple ID password.
On your Windows PC
- Open iCloud for Windows.
- Click Storage.
- Click Change Storage Plan.
- Choose a plan, then click Next.
- Enter your Apple ID password, then click Buy.
- 50GB: £0.79
- 200GB: £2.49
- 2TB: £6.99
Please note these are monthly billing plans. Each month you’ll receive an email to remind you of your upcoming payment, unless you choose to stop payments by downgrading your plan.
Get in touch
If you have any issues purchasing more iCloud storage, please do not hesitate to get in touch with your account manager, we are always more than happy to help! You can phone 01252 854352 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
HTC U11 Plus due to launch November 2nd
HTC has confirmed on Twitter that it will be releasing a new addition to the HTC U series on November 2nd 2017. It’s expected that the HTC U11 Plus will be unveiled. The HTC U11 Plus will be a upgraded version of the existing HTC U11 and be closer to a true flagship in regards to specs and features.
Rumours suggest the HTC U11 Plus will feature a 6″ display with an edge-to-edge design, as seen in the recent Apple iPhone X. This will be a 0.5″ increase in screen size compared to the HTC U11. The specs are competitive with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor and 4GB or 6GB of RAM with 64GB or 128GB of storage. The latest flagship will also include a memory card slot so you can expand the capacity.
According to renowned leaker, Evan Blass, the new device will also support Qualcomm’s Quick Charging 3.0, as well as feature the same extra’s as the original U11 such as Edge Sense and BoomSound. Further whispers include a 12MP rear camera and 8MP front camera and the latest Android 8.0 operating system.
Check back at the blog for more updates.
Co-op bank added to Samsung Pay
On September 26th 2017, Samsung announced that Co-operative bank cardholders can now register and use Samsung Pay on their Samsung devices. Further UK banks in Samsung’s portfolio include MBNA, Nationwide, Santander, First Direct, HSBC and M&S Bank.
Alongside the S7 and S8 range, the new Note 8 phablet has also been added to compatible devices. Further devices include the: S6, S6 Edge, A3 (2017), A5 (2017) and gear S3 smartwatch.
How to use Samsung Pay
Samsung Pay can be downloaded from the Samsung Galaxy Apps store. Once you’ve signed into your account, you’ll go through the security authentication process – scanning your fingerprint or iris and entering a pin. To add your cards you’ll need to snap a picture and provide your signature where necessary then you’re ready to use the new service virtually anywhere you can tap your contactless card – however it’s worth noting a limit of £30 may apply depending on merchant policies. As long as you have an internet connection you’ll receive a push notification to your phone after each transaction so you can keep track of all your transactions – you can also do so via the app for each card by tapping on it.
You can authenticate transactions by your fingerprint, pin number or iris scanner. In the unfortunate case that your device is lost or stolen, you’ll be able to remotely lock or erase your Samsung Pay account with Find My Mobile. Samsung’s Knox technology is also in place to constantly monitor your phone ensuring your information is safe, while tokenization creates a unique randomised set of numbers at each new transaction so your real card number is never used from your phone.
Nokia releases 3G variant of the 3310
The original 3310 was one of the World’s best-selling handsets with around 126 million units sold worldwide, 17 years ago. In May this year, Nokia released a revamped 3310 which also exceeded expectation with demand 7x more than Nokia expected and now the Finnish mobile giant is releasing a 3G variant.
Alongside 3G, the 2017 3310 features a colour screen (gasp), and a bright plastic shell available in glossy yellow, glossy orange, matte grey and matte dark blue colour options. Keeping in line with tradition, the 3310 sports Nokia’s reliable keypad. Noticeably sleeker than it’s predecessor, the updated 3310 is thinner by 9.2mm and weighs 53.4 grams less than the original.
Upgrades include a 2MP camera, micro-USB charging port, headphone jack, microSD storage and Bluetooth. However it’s still an old-school phone so there’s no WiFi, GPS or app store but there is 3G internet, an upgrade from 2.5G featured in the original revamped model earlier in the year. Further features include calls, texts, lo-fi photos and the much loved Snake for all those feeling nostalgic. But even better than Snake, Nokia claims the battery on the updated 3310 will last almost an entire month on standby.
- 320 x 240 colour screen
- 2MP camera with LED flash
- Nokia Series 30+ Software
- Opera Mini Browser and 3G internet connection
- 6.5 hours of talk time and a month-long standby
- FM Radio
- Micro-USB charging port, MicroSD storage
- Headphone jack
- 128GB internal memory
Price & availability
The 3310 is available on the O2 network for £49.99. For more information please do not hesitate to get in touch: 01252 854352 or email: email@example.com.