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Mobile, Smartphones

How to mirror your iPhone to your TV

April 17, 2024

Via: Mashable

Everything’s better on a big screen. That highly detailed sci-fi TV series you’ve been phone-watching on your commute. Your parents’/roommate’s/colleague’s holiday snaps you’d better strap in for. That TikTok with the insistent Australian Shepherd demanding its human pay the damn […]


Computing, Software & Applications

Microsoft is quietly installing a Copilot app on Windows 11 PCs

March 26, 2024

Via: TechSpot

As spotted by German tech site DeskModder, Microsoft has begun automatically installing a Copilot app on Windows 11. The new application doesn’t seem to have any functionality, and further investigation revealed that it has 0 bytes of data, suggesting that […]


Mobile, Smartphones

How fast is wireless charging on smartphones in 2024?

March 12, 2024

Via: PhoneArena

What is the state of wireless charging on smartphone in 2024? Well, while processors are getting faster and cameras are getting more capable, charging speeds on the major brands like Apple, Samsung and Google have been stuck at the same […]


Internet, Wireless & Cloud

Are the different public clouds really that different?

March 8, 2024

Via: InfoWorld

In the rapidly evolving landscape of IaaS cloud computing, public cloud providers are increasingly reaching feature and function parity. This means they are beginning to look alike. Before you keyboard warriors remind me that some obscure feature in the object […]


Computing, Hardware

Apple’s foldable MacBook: We’ve got good news and bad news

March 7, 2024

Via: Mashable

Yearning for foldable products from Apple? A new report claims that at least one such product is coming, but it will be a long wait until it does. According to Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, Apple is working on a foldable, […]


Mobile, Tablets

Apple is announcing new iPads and MacBooks this week, rumor says

March 4, 2024

Via: GSMArena.com

Apple won’t be holding a spring event this year, but the company will announce new products this week, according to two separate reports. It’s unclear exactly when, but sometime this week we’ll be getting some press releases unveiling new stuff. […]


Computing, Software & Applications

Windows Copilot will soon allow you to edit photos, shop instantly, and more

March 1, 2024

Via: Techradar

Ever since its reveal and launch, Microsoft Copilot has been getting a steady stream of features and an upcoming update will add even more. The latest update, detailed in the official Windows blog, will arrive in late March 2024 and […]


Computing, Operating Systems

Microsoft’s Windows 11 nagging is set to hit new heights – so Windows 10 Pro users prepare yourselves

March 1, 2024

Via: Techradar

It looks like Microsoft is trying to unsubtly encourage Windows 10 users into upgrading to Windows 11, again. This isn’t the first instance of Microsoft trying to goad users into using Windows 11 or another of its products – recently, […]


Privacy, Security

Why passkeys will replace passwords

February 29, 2024

Via: InfoWorld

With the growth of sophisticated attacks against critical software and infrastructure systems, multi-factor authentication (MFA) has emerged as a critical layer of defense against unauthorized access. An increasing number of enterprise and developer-facing technology applications and platforms, from GitHub to […]


Computing, Data Management

Google Cloud adds vector support to all its database offerings

February 29, 2024

Via: InfoWorld

Google Cloud on Thursday said it is adding vector support and integrating LangChain with all of its database offerings in an effort to outdo rival cloud service providers, such as Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft, and Oracle. Cloud service providers […]


Computing, Hardware

Nvidia publishes eight security flaws patched by new drivers — update to fix the issues

February 29, 2024

Via: Tom's Hardware

Nvidia has pubslihed a new security bulletin highlighting all of the security vulnerabilities its latest 551.61 Game Ready Driver, 474.82, and 474.89 security drivers issued earlier this month. The security bulletin is quite long, highlighting several vulnerabilities that Nvidia’s older […]


Privacy, Security

IBM’s AI-enhanced storage platform can identify ransomware in under a minute

February 28, 2024

Via: TechSpot

As IBM highlights, existing FlashSystem products already scan all incoming data as it is being written, without impacting performance. The new AI-enhanced FlashCore Module 4 (FCM) is even more advanced, continuously monitoring stats gathered from every single I/O to look […]


Computing, Software & Applications

White House urges developers to avoid C and C++, use ‘memory-safe’ programming languages

February 28, 2024

Via: Tom's Hardware

The government would prefer it if you stopped programming tools in C or C++. In a new report, the White House Office of the National Cyber Director (ONCD) has called on developers to use “memory-safe programming languages,” a category which […]


Mobile, Smartphones

Samsung Galaxy S24 Ultra vs. Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra

February 27, 2024

Via: GSMArena.com

The ultimate smartphone got (predictably) even better this year – Samsung updated the Galaxy Ultra, giving the 2024 model a tweaked design with a tougher build, a superior display, and a new telephoto camera. But does all this make the […]


Computing, Hardware

Nvidia AI GPU buyers are selling surplus hardware as supply constraints ease

February 27, 2024

Via: TechSpot

The publication additionally notes that some H100 GPU owners are reselling their hardware or reducing orders, opting instead to rent processing capacity from cloud service providers like Amazon, Google, or Microsoft. Late last year, Amazon rolled out shorter-term GPU rentals […]


Computing, Data Management

How data governance must evolve to meet the generative AI challenge

February 26, 2024

Via: InfoWorld

Data governance was on my mind recently, so I decided to query ChatGPT by entering the prompt: “What is data governance?” The AI responded with: “Data governance is a set of processes, policies, standards, and guidelines that ensure data is […]


Internet, Wireless & Cloud

When cloud AI lands you in court

February 23, 2024

Via: InfoWorld

In a recent legal ruling against Air Canada in a small claims court, the airline lost because its AI-powered chatbot provided incorrect information about bereavement fares. The chatbot suggested that the passenger could retroactively apply for bereavement fares, despite the […]


Computing, Software & Applications

Nvidia publishes new security driver updates for Windows 7, 8, and older Kelper GPUs

February 23, 2024

Via: Tom's Hardware

Nvidia has published two new graphics card driver updates — on top of the new 551.61 driver update launched yesterday with the Nvidia App — addressing major security flaws in its older GPU drivers. We don’t know what security flaws […]


Gadgets, Mobile

FDA warning could lead Apple and Samsung to halt work on major smartwatch feature

February 22, 2024

Via: PhoneArena

The FDA yesterday made an announcement that could put the kibosh on the plans drummed up by Apple and Samsung to put a non-invasive blood glucose sensor on their smartwatches. Such a feature would allow insulin-dependent diabetics to test their […]


Apps & OS, Mobile

Another app joins Google’s graveyard: Google Pay shutting down in June

February 22, 2024

Via: PhoneArena

Google has a long history of killing and rebranding services, and their payment offerings are no exception. In a move to simplify the company’s product lineup, Google has announced that it will be sunsetting the dedicated Google Pay app in […]