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Microsoft announces Copilot+ PCs and AI-powered Recall feature

On a special event at Microsoft Campus, Microsoft unveiled Copilot+ PCs officially. This new type of Windows PCs, formerly known as AI PCs, mark the first step into introducing AI capabilities in Windows devices. Much of what Microsoft revealed on Monday was already known through unverified leaks. The first batch of Copilot+ PCs are powered by Qualcomm...

Tue May 21, 2024 08:16
Apple releases iOS 17.5.1 to fix Photo glitch that made deleted photos reappear

Apple has released a point update to fix the iOS 17.5 photo glitch. iOS 17.5.1 patches the bug that was causing deleted photos to be available again. As you may recall, the iOS 17.5 update was made available to users on May 14th. When users installed the update on their iPhones, they noticed that photos that they had previously deleted from their library,...

Tue May 21, 2024 07:12
Chrome extensions may slow down browsing significantly

Extensions are one of the greatest strengths of web browsers. They allow users to extend functionality, but this comes at a cost. A test of the 5000 most popular Chrome extensions showed that extensions may slow down the browsing experience significantly, with one notable exception. The team at Debugbear analyzed the performance impact of Chrome extensions...

Mon May 20, 2024 08:18
Winamp: new music platform and source code release

Winamp used to be a popular audio player for Windows. Things went quiet after its heyday and rights changed hands several times in that period. Veteran users of the player had big hopes when a comeback of the player was announced in 2021. After a, mostly, bug fix release in 2022, a new Winamp Player was announced for release in 2023. The release turned...

Fri May 17, 2024 11:25
Netflix's Standard with Ads plan grows to 40 million subscribers

There was a lot of outcry when Netflix announced the introduction of ads on its platform. The streaming service introduced an ad-powered plan in late 2022 in select regions. At $6.99 per month, it was considerably cheaper than non-ad plans, even back in 2022. In fact, adding another user slot to one of the ad-free Netfllix plans is more expensive than...

Thu May 16, 2024 17:02
VMware Workstation Pro 17 and Fusion Pro 13 are now free for personal use

Broadcom has announced that it is making its desktop hypervisor products free for home users. VMware Fusion Pro 13 and Workstation Pro 17 are now free for personal use. In case you didn't know, Broadcom acquired VMware in a staggering $69 Billion deal in November 2023. Now that the two apps are free to use, what about their future? This does not mean...

Thu May 16, 2024 07:05

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