Would You Let Siri Help to Write Your Messages?

As part of its generative AI push, Apple is expected to feature tight integration between Siri and the Messages app in iOS 18. We won’t have a fuller idea about how that will work until Apple previews ‌iOS 18‌ at WWDC in June, but in the meantime, Google has just announced its own equivalent feature […]

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Weekly poll: what do you think about the Xiaomi 14 Ultra?

The quad 50MP cameras on the Xiaomi 14 Ultra promise to be some of the best of 2024. The phone was just announced for the Chinese market, but a European launch is coming soon – Xiaomi will make the announcement on February 25 in Barcelona. The Xiaomi 14 series will arrive in India on March […]

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HUAWEI FreeBuds 5i are a comfortable AirPods Pro-style outcast you shouldn’t overlook

Following the colloquially named “HUAWEI ban” in May 2019, the once major mobile brand probably isn’t on your radar these days. Still, HUAWEI makes some of the best noise canceling wireless earbuds on the market that easily rival popular brands like Apple’s AirPods. Given the HUAWEI ban looks to remain in effect in perpetuity, US-based […]

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A New Startup Wants to Turn the Sugar You Eat Into Fiber

What the body does need is fiber, a nutrient found in vegetables, whole grains, and legumes that helps regulate the bowel and lower blood cholesterol and glucose levels. Only about 5 percent of Americans get the recommended amount of daily fiber, which is about 30 grams a day. The enzyme Zya is developing comes from […]

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Maybe these two cool new Microsoft Paint features could help you be the next Picasso

What you need to know The Microsoft Paint app just got a new update with two new features. The update brings a new brush slider and a new tile to the Layers panel for a better drawing experience with more customization options. These features are only available for Windows Insiders in the Dev and Canary […]

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For less than 50 cents per game, you can grab an Xbox Series S and 3 months of Game Pass Ultimate

Xbox Series S deals are becoming more common as the console gets older, but it’s rare to see a deal that brings the console down to $229.99. Right now, you can order the Xbox Series S Starter Bundle through Dell for $70 off. That discounted bundle includes the console itself and three months of Game […]

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Windows on ARM PCs are about to get some of the best customization software around, and you can test the apps now

What you need to know Stardock just announced Object Desktop Insider, which allows people to get early access to several programs from the company. The first wave of Object Desktop Insider builds includes versions of Start11 v2, Fences 5, and Groupy 2 that support ARM PCs. 2024 is expected to be a big year for […]

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iOS 17.4 Lets You See Your iPhone 15 Battery Health at a Glance

With iOS 17.4, Apple is tweaking how battery health is reported to iPhone 15 users, making it easier for them to understand their battery status at a glance. In the Battery section of the Settings app, the Battery Health listing now has a readout such as “Normal” that is accessible without tapping in to the […]

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Apple Music now lets you transfer songs from Spotify, others

According to a post on Reddit, the latest beta version of the Apple Music app for Android (version 4.7.0, build 1359) comes with a feature that allows you to transfer songs from other music streaming platforms to Apple Music. For example, if you have a playlist on Spotify or YouTube Music, this version of the […]

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You don’t need to pay for a ‘New’ XPS 13 to get Dell’s modern redesign of one of its best Ultrabooks

Dell just launched its new XPS 13, XPS 14, and XPS 16. With new flagship Ultrabooks available, the company has major discounts on older laptops. Right now, you can save $400 on the XPS 13 Plus (now $1,099) or $200 on the “classic” XPS 13. The latter isn’t as large of a discount, but it […]

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Dell XPS 13, 14, and 16 set the standard for Ultrabooks with modern designs, Intel Core Ultra, and Intel ARC or NVIDIA GeForce RTX graphics — and you can buy them today

What you need to know Dell just launched the XPS 14 and XPS 16, which feature a modern design and run on the latest Intel Core Ultra processors and either Intel Arc or NVIDIA GeForce RTX graphics. These Ultrabooks represent two new size categories for the XPS lineup and build on the popular redesign that […]

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You can access Galaxy AI features through Bixby voice commands

With the Galaxy S24 series, Samsung unveiled Galaxy AI, a suite of software features powered by AI and Generative AI. Those features are currently available only on the Galaxy S24 series, but they are expected to be released to the Galaxy S23, Galaxy Z Flip 5, Galaxy Z Fold 5, and the Galaxy Tab S9 […]

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The possibilities are (almost) endless with this Verizon Fios deal that gets you a $300 gift card

If you’re looking to sign up for a new internet plan, Verizon has a great deal going on right now. The company rotates bundles available for new subscribers on a regular basis. Sometimes you can get an Xbox Series X for free. At other times, signing up for Verizon Fios will get you a free […]

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When will you be able to play your own Xbox games via the cloud? ‘This year’ says Xbox lead Phil Spencer.

What you need to know Xbox has a cloud gaming service, attached to Xbox Game Pass Ultimate.  Using Xbox Cloud Gaming, you can play a selection of a few hundred Xbox games on any supported device, without an Xbox console attached.  For a long time, Microsoft has stated that it wants to bring games you […]

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Weekly poll: do you use AI and what do you do with it?

Decades can be defined by buzzwords. If you are of a certain age, you will have grown up hearing the “information superhighway” more times than you can count. But the 90s are over and the Internet is old news – it’s all about AI now. Things are moving fast as multiple companies are competing on […]

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You can now save $80 or more on the Galaxy Watch 6 Classic

The Galaxy Watch 6 Classic may be the best-looking smartwatch Samsung’s ever designed, that is, unless you prefer the more rugged and bulky look of the titanium-clad Galaxy Watch 5 Pro. Nevertheless, the Galaxy Watch 6 Classic is the, ahem, classiest smartwatch in Samsung’s wearable lineup. And until the Galaxy Ring comes along and changes […]

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Astropad’s New ‘Slate’ App Lets You Control Your Mac With Your iPad and Apple Pencil

After several months of beta testing, Astropad is today officially launching its Astropad Slate app for the iPad. Slate turns an ‌iPad‌ into a large trackpad for a Mac, complete with Apple Pencil control. With Slate, you can use an ‌iPad‌ and ‌Apple Pencil‌ to perform several useful tasks. The ‌Apple Pencil‌ serves as a […]

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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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PSA: If You Bought Vision Pro at Launch, Your Return Window Ends Friday

All of Apple’s products have a 14-day return window, including the $3,500 Vision Pro. For those who purchased a Vision Pro online or in a retail store on the February 2 launch date, the two week return window will end on Friday, February 16. With the Vision Pro positioned as Apple’s first dedicated AR/VR device […]

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