Month: May 2024

Unfortunately, AI is the best thing that could have happened to smartphones

AI is the next big thing in smartphones, and there’s nothing we can do about it. I’m sorry if you were hoping for a foldable iPhone or a rollable Motorola Rizr coming soon. Instead, you get AI, and for smartphone makers, it couldn’t have come at a better time.  Hoping…

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A new leak claims Samsung’s next wearable will be called the Galaxy Watch X

New information for Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy Watch has recently leaked, and it challenges the currently accepted name. Several reports up to this point have referred to the upcoming high-end model as the Galaxy Watch Ultra. But Greek tech news site Tech Maniacs claims it’ll actually be called the Galaxy Watch…

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Former OpenAI board member explains why they fired Sam Altman

We are disappointed that Ms. Toner continues to revisit these issues. An independent committee of the board worked with the law firm Wilmer Hale, to conduct an extensive review of the events of November. The review concluded that the prior board’s decision was not based on concerns regarding product safety…

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New Galaxy Z Flip 6 and Galaxy Ring details have leaked, courtesy of the FCC

It looks like the not-yet-announced Galaxy Z Flip 6 is getting a tiny boost in battery capacity compared to the Z Flip 5, according to FCC testing records spotted by MySmartPrice. The Galaxy Ring’s size ranges and battery ratings showed up, too, revealing good news for the small-of-finger, as it’s…

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Acer’s new Chromebook Plus model may be the low-cost laptop gamers have been waiting for

It’s a big day for the Chromebook Plus series. Not only are the laptops gaining access to Google’s Gemini AI, but we’re also getting new models.  For example, the Asus Chromebook Plus CX34 only receives a slightly better processor and brighter screen, but Acer delivered more substantial upgrades. One model…

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Verizon’s latest streaming deal is a $10 monthly YouTube Premium subscription

Verizon is doubling down on efforts to sell you streaming services. Starting May 30th, the company will offer a discounted $10 / subscription to YouTube Premium through its myPlan perks. YouTube Premium typically costs $13.99, letting you watch videos on the platform ad-free, download content, and access YouTube Music Premium.…

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