Microsoft wants to run ads in your Start menu on Windows 11

What you need to know Microsoft has began testing showing ads in the Start menu’s “Recommended” area on Windows 11. The ads will consist of “recommended” websites and apps, along with brief descriptions. This change will apply to Windows 11 Home and Pro, but users can turn it off. In the last six months, Microsoft […]

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Can You Really Run on Top of a Train, Like in the Movies?

Just because you see something done in a movie, that doesn’t mean you should try it yourself. Take, for example, a human running on top of a moving train. For starters, you can’t be sure it’s real. In early Westerns, they used moving backdrops to make fake trains look like they were in motion. Now […]

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Intel’s next-gen Lunar Lake CPUs will be able to run Microsoft’s Copilot AI locally thanks to 45 TOPS NPU performance

What you need to know Intel hosted its Vision 2024 event in Phoenix, Arizona this week, where it showed off next-gen Lunar Lake processors and many upcoming AI advancements. It was revealed that the Lunar Lake chips will offer total package performance in the range of 100+ TOPS, with 45 TOPS set aside for the […]

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Intel explains the perks AI PCs provide to users including the upcoming ability to run Microsoft Copilot locally

What you need to know Intel held an AI Summit for developers in Taipei this week.  During the event, Intel explained that Microsoft Copilot will run locally on AI PCs in the not so distant future.  This shift to local AI services on PC is made possible by AI-ready CPUs such as Intel Core Ultra […]

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Test Edifier Comfo Run : ce casque très abordable remplace facilement les modèles à induction osseuse

Les casques à conduction osseuse permettent d’écouter de la musique tout en restant conscient de son environnement. Toutefois, certaines personnes n’apprécient pas les vibrations associées à la technologie de conduction osseuse ou le volume et les basses plus faibles de certains casques. Les trois points à retenir du casque ouvert Edifier Comfo Run Le casque […]

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Qualcomm’s Snapdragon X Elite will run Windows games ‘just fine’ using x64 emulation

What you need to know Qualcomm’s upcoming PCs will leverage emulation to run x86/64 Windows games at optimum performance. Benchmark data showcases a similar performance to the Radeon 780M when played on a Snapdragon X Elite device. The company is expected to release these much-anticipated devices later this year during the summer.  At the 2024 […]

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Galaxy F15 5G is first affordable phone to run One UI 6.1 out of the box

The Galaxy S24, Galaxy S24+, and Galaxy S24 Ultra were the first Samsung phones to run One UI 6.1 out of the box. The newest version of One UI is expected to be released to existing devices in Q2 2024. Yesterday, Samsung unveiled the Galaxy A35 and Galaxy A55, but they aren’t the first mid-rangers […]

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Galaxy Books won’t be able to run Android apps from next year

When Microsoft announced Windows 11, one of the most interesting features of the operating system was that it could run Android applications, thanks to the integration of Windows Subsystem for Android (WSA), allowing you to enjoy a wider selection of apps on your Galaxy Book and use the same apps on it that you use […]

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Apple Music won’t run if you’ve rooted your Galaxy phone or tablet

If you use Apple Music on your Galaxy phone or tablet that is rooted, you won’t be able to stream music anymore. It has been revealed that Apple has now started checking the root status of Android-based devices, and Apple Music only works on devices that aren’t rooted. Latest Apple Music beta version for Android […]

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Nvidia Chat with RTX lets you run LLMs locally on RTX 30 and 40 series GPUs

Nvidia has released the Chat with RTX application for Windows. It can run two large language models (LLMs), Llama 2 and Mistral, right on RTX 30 series and RTX 40 series graphics cards and answer your queries about the content, such as documents, photos, and videos, that you connect to the app. It can also […]

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The City of Tomorrow Will Run on Your Toilet Water

Epic Cleantec’s soil amendment Photograph: Matt Simon Researchers are experimenting with using the same technique for wastewater solids, basically turning sludge into a solid product. “If you do pyrolysis—because it’s thermochemical, it’s a heated process—you kill these bacteria, kill these pathogens, kill these viruses. It’s much cleaner,” says engineer Fengqi You, who studies wastewater at […]

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With tensions between the US and China, will Microsoft continue to run operations in its Beijing-based AI lab?

What you need to know The US and China’s long-term rivalry continues to brew more trouble. Following Biden’s administration Executive Order placing guardrails on AI, there’s a debate on whether Microsoft should continue running its operations in its Beijing-based AI tech lab.  The Executive Order prevents chipmakers like NVIDIA from shipping GPUs to China over […]

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AMD’s new Ryzen 8000G Series desktop processor revolutionizes gaming and empowers users to run AI models on their own devices rather than putting their ideas into AI services on distant servers

What you need to know During CES 2024, AMD officially announced specs for its new Ryzen 8000G Series processors for desktops as well as updated Ryzen 5000 Series desktop processors. AMD says that the Ryzen 8000G Series processor for desktops is the fastest processor in the world, making it ideal for handling demanding game graphics […]

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XREAL’s HoloLens-like Air 2 Ultra AR glasses give Apple’s Vision Pro a run for its money even before it launches

What you need to know XREAL just unveiled its Air 2 Ultra AR glasses, which are expected to start shipping in March, but you can pre-order them for $699. They are designed to compete against the Meta Quest 3, Microsoft’s HoloLens, and Apple’s Vision Pro. The AR glasses ship with a 120Hz refresh rate and […]

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Set up your Galaxy phone or tablet to run Bixby on-device

Samsung’s digital assistant, Bixby, can help you run voice commands on your Galaxy phone or tablet for all sorts of tasks, from checking the weather to sending texts and controlling music playback. For more complex tasks, Bixby needs an internet connection. However, Galaxy users can also run Bixby on-device with a few limitations. Here’s all […]

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Google Chrome will now run password safety check in the background

To improve the overall safety of the browser, Google, in its December update for Google Chrome has announced that the password scan will automatically run in the background by default to detect compromised passwords while you are using the browser. In case Google Chrome finds any issues, you will get an alert or warning in […]

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Fossil watches will no longer run on Wear OS, reports claim

According to multiple reports from people close to Fossil or those who have asked Fossil employees, the brand will no longer release Wear OS-powered smartwatches. This means the Fossil Gen 7 watch isn’t happening after all. This seems to align with recent events around Fossil, or the lack thereof. The last Fossil Gen 6 watch […]

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Threads could potentially give X (Twitter) a run for its money, having recently launched in the European Union

What you need to know Mark Zuckerberg recently announced that Meta’s Threads app is now available in the European Union. The EU’s Digital Markets Act forced the company to postpone the launch of the app in the region due to regulatory uncertainty revolving around how the app would use personal data. Users can also delete […]

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The best-rated Thunderbolt 4 dock EVER hits its lowest price to date, so you’ll never run out of ports again

One of the great frustrations we dealt with in 2023 is that computer product lines like Microsoft’s Surface Laptop, and Dell’s XPS are removing ports to slim down their computer’s chassis. Well, have no fear because the best Thunderbolt dock is at its lowest price ever and offers an outstanding 18 ports of IO. Pick […]

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The best-rated Thunderbolt 4 dock EVER hits its lowest price to date, so you’ll never run out of ports again

One of the great frustrations we dealt with in 2023 is that computer product lines like Microsoft’s Surface Laptop, and Dell’s XPS are removing ports to slim down their computer’s chassis. Well, have no fear because the best Thunderbolt dock is at its lowest price ever and offers an outstanding 18 ports of IO. Pick […]

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