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Google is incorporating AI technology to help users set up automations in their smart homes, condensing notifications into summaries and suggesting automations based on recognized events.
Diablo IV will be available to play on Steam starting October 17, offering a new platform for players to enjoy the game and connect with friends while retaining cross-platform play and access to specific Steam features.
The latest iOS 17 patch aims to resolve overheating problems on the iPhone 15 Pro, which has caused concerns among users and led to jokes about installing aftermarket cooling fans on the device.
Google unveiled the Google Pixel 8 Pro, Google Pixel 8, and Google Pixel Watch 2 at its recent Made By Google event, with standout features including Best Take mode for photography, upgraded hardware, and new software tricks.
Apple has released the iOS 17.0.3 update for iPhone and iPadOS 17.0.3 update for iPads, addressing an overheating issue on iPhone 15 Pro and iPhone 15 Pro Max and a kernel vulnerability that could be exploited by attackers.
Apple released iOS 17.0.3, addressing an issue that caused the iPhone 15 models to run hot, which was attributed to a combination of app configurations, bugs in iOS, and a setup period that generates extra heat.
Instagram and Facebook Messenger users are misusing Meta's AI-generated stickers, creating potentially offensive images and sharing them on social media.
Google is offering trade-in values of up to $150 for the original Pixel Watch and up to $100 for select Fitbit models towards the purchase of the Pixel Watch 2, with Apple and Samsung watches also eligible for trade-in.
Italian fashion house Prada and Texas startup Axiom Space are collaborating to design the next spacesuit for NASA astronauts, specifically for the Artemis III mission in December 2025, which will also involve contributions from SpaceX, Lockheed Martin, and Airbus.
Google is introducing a new Magnifier app for Pixel 8 and 8 Pro, along with a "Summarize" feature for recordings in the Recorder app later this year.
Google announced at its Made by Google event that it will integrate its Bard AI chatbot into Google Assistant, providing more contextually aware responses and a more personalized helper for mobile users in the coming months.
Early access sales of EA Sports FC 24, the renamed FIFA game, have increased by 25% compared to last year, with over 6.8 million players testing out the rebranded release during its initial launch week.
Nintendo Australia has released a sequel to their viral commercial featuring a tired office worker who finds solace in playing "The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom," with the new ad showing a happier Sad Zelda Dad playing the game alongside his wife, emphasizing the importance of shared interests and finding time for each other.
Meta Platforms, the parent company of Facebook and Instagram, has announced the rollout of generative artificial intelligence tools for advertisers, allowing them to create content like image backgrounds and variations of written text, marking Meta's first foray into bundling generative AI technology into its products.
Google showcased its latest products and updates, including the Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Pro smartphones, Pixel Watch 2, Pixel Buds Pro, Android 14, Google Assistant with Bard, improvements to Call Screen, and the Dual-Screen Interpreter mode, during the Made By Google event.
Google's upcoming Pixel Watch 2 will feature a pin-based connector for faster and more efficient charging, replacing the previous wireless charging method.
Aston Martin has confirmed plans to revive the Valkyrie LMH project for racing in the World Endurance Championship and IMSA SportsCar Championship, with the Heart of Racing team running at least one Valkyrie in each championship starting in 2025.
The iPhone 15 marks Apple's first inclusion of a USB-A to USB-C cable in its store, allowing compatibility with USB-C enabled devices such as Macs, iPads, and iPhones.
Google is introducing new features to the Pixel Buds Pro through a software update, including Bluetooth Super Wideband, Clear Calling, Conversation Detection, low-latency gaming mode, and the ability to control the earbuds from a Chromebook; two new colors, Bay Blue and Porcelain, have also been added.
Google is releasing an October Pixel Feature Drop that includes updates for the Pixel Fold and Tablet, such as a Dual Screen Interpreter mode and Hub Mode, along with improvements to the Google Camera app and lock screen clocks.
Google has announced the Pixel Watch 2, which features improved heart rate monitoring, new sensors for stress management, automatic tracking for different workouts, and a Safety Check feature, among other updates.
Stardew Valley creator Eric Barone shares new images for his upcoming game Haunted Chocolatier, which will have a greater focus on combat and involve running a chocolate shop in a new town.
Google is rolling out Android 14, offering deeper customization options, improved accessibility features, and enhanced data privacy and security.
Android 14 is now available for Google Pixels, offering accessibility improvements, customization features, and the introduction of Health Connect for centralized and secure storage and sharing of health data.
Google's digital assistant is teaming up with the AI chatbot Bard to compete in the battle to be your personal digital companion.
The White Collection, a unique and meticulously curated collection of white Porsche vehicles and memorabilia, is going up for auction, featuring 63 vehicle lots and over 500 total lots, including the highly desirable 2015 Porsche 918 Spyder and the race-modified 1993 Porsche 911 Carrera RSR 3.8.
Five former Ubisoft executives, including former VP Tommy Francois and former chief creative officer Serge Hascoët, have been detained for questioning by French authorities as part of a criminal investigation into allegations of sexual misconduct and a toxic work environment.
The Pixel Watch 2, announced at Google's Made by Google event, offers improved health and fitness tracking, longer battery life, better integration with Google services, and is made with 100% recycled aluminum. It also features advanced sensors for heart-rate and blood oxygenation monitoring, automatic workout tracking, heart zone training, and AI capabilities for insight into your health data. The watch uses Qualcomm's Snapdragon Wear 5100 chip for better power efficiency and has a bigger battery, promising all-day battery life. Pre-orders for the Pixel Watch 2 are available now, starting at $349.
Google announced that it is introducing new features for Pixel devices, including the dual-screen interpreter mode on the Pixel Fold, which allows two people who speak different languages to have face-to-face conversations with real-time translations displayed on their screens. Additionally, the Pixel Tablet is receiving updates, such as a new navigation bar for Kids Space and the ability to use Google Assistant while in Hub Mode. The updates will be rolled out gradually to Pixel devices.
Google is releasing a firmware update for its 2022 earbuds, the Pixel Buds Pro, which includes features such as conversation detection, improved call quality, hearing health monitoring, low-latency mode for gaming, and compatibility with Chromebooks.
Rockstar has quietly added a 60fps toggle to the PlayStation 5 version of Red Dead Redemption, addressing fan concerns about its high price and lack of features.
Zipp introduces the 1Zero HiTop wheels, designed for XC racing and lighter-duty trail riding, with a focus on compliance and comfort, available in two versions with different weights and features.
Five former Ubisoft executives, including former chief creative officer Serge Hascoët and former VP of editorial and creative services Tommy François, have been arrested following a year-long investigation into sexual assault and harassment within the company.
This photo of a dog jumping in the water turns creepy with the wrong camera angle, transforming the happy pup into a sinister half-demon.
Pretendo Network, an open-source replacement for Nintendo's online servers, is discussing plans to accommodate the shutdown of the Nintendo Network in April 2024.
Google is hosting an event to launch the Pixel 8, Pixel 8 Pro, and Pixel Watch 2, with expected upgrades to the phones' cameras and the watch featuring design changes and features from the Fitbit Sense 2.
Walt Disney World's Mission: SPACE at EPCOT has updated its in-park display of the surface of Mars with Perseverance Rover tracks, thanks to a collaboration between Walt Disney Imagineering and NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory.
The iPhone 15 Pro Max outperforms the Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra in almost every aspect of its camera system, except for zoom and portrait photos.
Roku has announced new features, including sports favoriting, expanded live TV options, enhanced music playlists, improved content discovery, Google Photos integration, smart home control, and expert picture settings, to enhance the streaming experience on its devices.
Canva has released Magic Studio, an AI-powered design platform that aims to make content creation more accessible, offering tools such as Magic Switch for instantly transforming designs into different formats, and Magic Media for generating short videos from text or images. Canva is also launching Canva Shield, a set of safety and privacy controls, and will pay out $200 million to users who consent to having their designs used to train its AI models. This positions Canva as a serious rival to Adobe in the design software market.
Apple may be using cheaper batteries with lower charge cycle counts in the iPhone 14 and 15 series, which could explain the reported lower battery capacity in these devices after less than a year of ownership.
The iPhone 15/15 Plus offer the best features of the iPhone 15 Pro/Pro Max in a more affordable package, with impressive camera capabilities, good battery life, and a sleek design, making it a compelling upgrade option for iPhone users.
Handwriting notes is beneficial for retention, but to make studying easier, digitize them using a camera, an app like Evernote or Microsoft OneNote, or a smart notebook like Rocketbook.
Sony Interactive Entertainment has notified current and former employees and their families about a cybersecurity breach that exposed personal information, with the intrusion occurring after an unauthorized party exploited a zero-day vulnerability in the MOVEit Transfer platform, resulting in the compromise of sensitive information belonging to 6,791 people in the U.S.
Red Dead Redemption now allows players to play at 60 frames per second on PlayStation 5 through a recent update, much to the delight of fans who were disappointed with the game's initial performance and lack of multiplayer options.
Google has rolled out an update to its Pixel camera app, featuring a revamped interface that improves usability and adds new features, although some users find the change of the camera switching and camera roll buttons' placement to be inconvenient.
Square Enix has officially confirmed that the correct pronunciation of the Final Fantasy 7 character Cait Sith is "Kate Sihth," causing debate among fans regarding the erasure of the character's Gaelic origins.
Ubisoft's upcoming video game, Assassin's Creed: Mirage, set in medieval Baghdad, aims to bring back the city's rich history and cultural legacy while balancing authenticity with entertainment.
Activision has announced the release times for the Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 beta on various platforms, allowing players to get early access to the game's multiplayer before its official release on November 10, 2023.
Warcraft Rumble, a fast-paced mobile strategy game featuring over 65 collectible miniatures, PvP battles, and iconic Warcraft characters, will be released on November 3 at BlizzCon 2023, the first in-person event in four years.