Google has brought Android's Circle to Search feature to iPhones via a new Lens shortcut. News 

Learn how Google’s AI-powered Circle to Search feature is now available on iPhones

Google has introduced a new feature for iPhone users, allowing them to access Android’s Circle to Search feature through a simple shortcut. By utilizing Google Lens and iOS Shortcuts, iPhone users can now enjoy the same functionality that was previously only available on Android devices. Find a circle: Android feature now on iPhone Originally introduced to Android earlier this year, Circle to Search allows users to take a screenshot and select specific items for a quick search. Although Google has emphasized that Circle to Search differs from Google Lens primarily…

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Apple Let Loose event 2024: New iPads, chips, and accessories unveiled. (HT_PRINT) News 

5 key takeaways from Apple’s Let Loose event 2024, including the iPad Air 2024 and Magic Keyboard

Apple’s recent Let Loose event was centered around the iPad, according to Tim Cook. With WWDC just around the corner, Apple chose to focus on tablets, starting the event with a mention of the Apple Vision Pro. The highlights included the introduction of two new iPads: the iPad Pro and the iPad Air. The iPad Pro received a significant upgrade with the new M4 chip, making it the first device to feature the latest Apple silicon. On the other hand, the iPad Air saw a notable improvement from the M1…

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OpenAI announced the development of a machine learning-based tool for content creators. (AFP) News 

OpenAI, creator of ChatGPT, is working on a new tool called ‘Media Manager’ for content creators- Learn more about it

OpenAI is introducing a new tool called “Media Manager” that will allow content creators to have control over how their work is utilized in training generative AI systems. This tool will provide creators with the ability to choose how they want their content to be incorporated into AI research, offering various options and features for inclusion or exclusion. Learn more about OpenAI’s Media Manager and how it empowers creators in managing their content for AI system training. What is the Media Manager tool and how does it work? According to…

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OpenAI is developing a feature for ChatGPT to search the web and cite sources, potentially competing with Google and Perplexity. (unsplash) News 

OpenAI is preparing a search product to compete with Google, called Perplexity.

According to a source familiar with the matter, OpenAI is working on a new feature for ChatGPT that will allow it to search the internet and provide citations for its results. This move could potentially put OpenAI in direct competition with Google and the AI search startup Perplexity, owned by Alphabet Inc. The feature allows users to ask ChatGPT a question and get answers that use information from the web and cite sources such as Wikipedia articles and blog posts, according to the person, who asked to remain anonymous to…

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Apple Pencil Pro and Magic Keyboard launched at the iPad launch event, check details. (Apple) News 

New Apple Pencil Pro and Magic Keyboard released alongside iPad 2024 series- Explore specifications and features

Apple’s Let Loose event was broadcasted live today at 7:30 PM IST, revealing a range of new products. The highlight of the event was the introduction of the latest iPad Air and iPad Pro models, along with new accessories for the iPads. These accessories include the Apple Pencil Pro, which boasts several new features, and an upgraded Magic Keyboard. Both accessories have been redesigned and offer new functionalities compared to their predecessors. Explore what Apple has in store for the new iPad accessories. iPad accessories: Apple Pencil Pro and Magic…

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The new Apple iPad Air has been launched in two screen sizes. Check details. (Apple) News 

New iPad Air 2024 series debuts with Apple M2 chip; Explore specifications, cost and additional details

Apple has finally refreshed its iPad lineup after almost two years of neglect, unveiling new devices such as the iPad Air at its Let Loose event on May 7. The tech giant described it as the most significant iPad announcement since the device was first introduced. Unlike the MacBooks, which were quietly released through a press release, the iPad Air was showcased in a live-streamed video by Apple, providing a detailed look at its features, capabilities, and pricing. iPad Air features and specifications The new iPad Air has been released…

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Apple Let Loose Event: New iPads expected, including OLED iPad Pro, with potential AI features. (Apple) News 

What to Expect at Apple’s 2024 Event: iPad Air to Apple Pencil Pro

Apple is gearing up for its Let Loose event, generating excitement among Apple fans. The Cupertino-based company is preparing for its first major event of the year, with promises of exciting announcements, especially in its iPad lineup. Speculations are full of surprises from Apple. While the company has remained tight-lipped, insiders suggest the event will unveil new additions to the iPad family, with rumors circulating of an OLED iPad Pro and updated iPad Air models. Along with the expected iPads, Apple is expected to reveal new accessories, including possibly new…

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Get ready for a new era of mobile performance with the Snapdragon 8 Gen 4 chipset, set to redefine smartphone capabilities. (unsplash) News 

Everything you need to know about the leaked benchmarks and launch projections for Snapdragon 8 Gen 4

Anticipation is building around the upcoming Qualcomm chipset, the Snapdragon 8 Gen 4, as rumors swirl about its expected debut later this year, possibly in October. The SoC has attracted significant attention, fueled by recent benchmark leaks and information shared by tipster DigitalChatStation. Benchmark Insights and Architecture Information According to DigitalChatStation, leaked Snapdragon 8 Gen 4 benchmarks were based on low-frequency design samples of the chipset. Such practices are common in early development to assess stability. It’s important to note that the Geekbench numbers seen so far may not fully…

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Google's ChromeOS 124 update brings a host of new features to Chromebook users, offering improved functionality and ease of use. (unsplash) News 

Chromebook receives faster split-screen setup and additional features with ChromeOS 124 update

Google has just released the newest update for ChromeOS, version 124, for Chromebook users. The update includes various new features designed to enhance user experience and functionality. Here is a summary of what users can expect from the update. Faster installation of split screen: One of the major highlights of ChromeOS 124 is the introduction of the Faster Split Screen Setup feature. This enhancement provides users with a faster way to organize their window layout by displaying an overview of open windows on one side of the screen. This feature…

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Microsoft spotted a “Dirty stream” attack on Android apps, check details. (Pexels) News 

Report warns of potential ‘Dirty Stream’ attack targeting Android smartphones through Google Play Store apps

Attention Android smartphone users: Microsoft has identified a significant security flaw in Android apps that could put your device at risk. Dubbed the “Dirty Stream” attack, this vulnerability could allow hackers to hijack popular apps or access sensitive information. It is crucial to take immediate action to protect your device from potential scams. Learn more about this security threat and how to keep your device safe. What is a “Dirty stream” attack? A dirty stream attack is a “path traversal vulnerability pattern” discovered by Microsoft in a recent study. According…

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India's growing developer community attracts global tech giants like Apple, with CEO Tim Cook praising the ecosystem's growth and double-digit revenue in India. (Getty Images via AFP) News 

Apple CEO Tim Cook says India is now the top choice for tech giants.

India has emerged as a crucial market for major tech companies, drawing interest due to its expanding developer community. Tim Cook, the CEO of Apple, praised India’s growing developer base and highlighted Apple’s comprehensive approach, which includes providing support to developers and implementing effective market strategies and operational efficiency. MoS Electronics and Technology, Rajeev Chandrasekhar tweeted that Apple CEO Tim Cook said, “We have been very pleased to have a rapidly growing developer base in India. Apple is working on the entire ecosystem from developers to markets. operations, the whole…

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From Google Pay to PhonePe, check out the top 5 apps for secure and simplified payments. (Unsplash) News 

Top 5 secure and user-friendly payment apps: Google Pay, PhonePe, and others

Paytm, the fintech company headed by Vijay Shekhar Sharma, has faced a tumultuous year in 2024. After being barred from adding new customers some time ago, the Reserve Bank of India has now directed the company to halt all wallet services. Despite being granted permission to function as a third-party UPI provider, many Paytm users are already seeking alternative payment options. If you are one of them, consider exploring the top 5 payment apps for secure and convenient transactions, such as Google Pay, PhonePe, and others. 5 Best Apps for…

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Apple Store app gains "Shop with a Specialist" video chat for iPhone help. News 

Details of the new Shop with a Specialist over Video feature introduced in the Apple Store app

Last year, Apple launched a new feature on its online store called “Shop with a Specialist over Video,” allowing customers to connect with an Apple Specialist via one-way video when buying certain products like the iPhone. This feature has now been expanded to the Apple Store app on iOS. Improved shopping experience The latest version of the Apple Store app for iOS, version 5.24, which was released on Thursday, brings a “Shop with an expert via video” feature, according to the release notes. This feature allows customers to receive support…

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LinkedIn new brain games include Crossclimb, Pinpoint, and Queens. (unsplash) News 

LinkedIn launches new cognitive games to enhance productivity and improve concentration for users

LinkedIn has recently unveiled three new brain games on its platform aimed at giving users a much-needed break from their busy schedules and enhancing productivity. These mind-boosting exercises are designed to help users improve focus and recharge, while also promoting networking opportunities with other professionals on the platform. Learn more about the exciting new games available on LinkedIn. About LinkedIn Brain Games On May 1, LinkedIn announced three brain games: Crossclimb, Pinpoint and Queens. Specifically, these thinking and brain training games are meant to improve user focus, concentration and productivity.…

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Apple's sales growth outlook and strong performance in China lifted investor optimism. Despite a 4.3% revenue decline in the March quarter, the company exceeded expectations. (AFP) News 

Apple’s stock surges after positive forecast and historic buyback announcement.

Apple Inc. saw a surge in its shares during after-hours trading following the announcement of better-than-anticipated sales in the previous quarter and a forecast of growth in the upcoming period. This has raised hopes that the company’s slowdown may be coming to an end. While revenue fell 4.3% to $90.8 billion in the March quarter, it was better than analysts’ forecast of $90.3 billion. The profit also beat Wall Street forecasts during the period, and Apple announced the largest share buyback in US history. The results were a relief to…

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Apple revealed three Swift Student Challenge winners, check details. (Apple) News 

Apple reveals the top 3 apps created by Swift Student Challenge winners

Apple has revealed the winners of the Swift Student Challenge, which includes three students: Dezmond Blair, Elena Galluzzo, and Jawaher Shaman. Launched in February 2024, the challenge saw 350 winners selected from numerous entries submitted in March. These students, who are motivated by their families, aim to revolutionize the world of coding. Learn more about the Apple Swift Student Challenge and the triumphant students. What is the Swift Student Challenge? The Swift Student Challenge is Apple’s annual forum where thousands of student developers participate to showcase their talent and expertise…

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iOS 17.5 beta rolls out with new features, including web distribution and anti-stalking capabilities. (Apple) News 

Details of the newly released iOS 17.5 beta update for iPhone

Apple is currently in the beta testing phase for iOS 17.5, giving developers and public beta users an early look at the upcoming features. The update is expected to be released next month, following the pattern of previous x.5 updates like iOS 16.5, iOS 15.5, iOS 14.5, and iOS 13.5 which were all released in mid-May or late April. So far, four beta versions of iOS 17.5 have been released as of April 17. New features and changes in iOS 17.5 One of the major additions of iOS 17.5 is…

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Know all about AI PCs - the devices which could replace our existing computers very soon. (Unsplash) News 

What is an AI-powered computer and why is it gaining popularity?

What exactly is an ‘AI PC’? This term has been circulating online recently, as artificial intelligence (AI) continues to dominate discussions. Although AI has been around since 1956 and has been in development for years, it wasn’t until the launch of ChatGPT in 2022 that the technology truly took off. This natural language chatbot, powered by Large Language Models (LLMs), has sparked a new era and could potentially lead to the fifth major revolution in human history. The world’s largest technology companies, such as Microsoft, Google, Adobe and Samsung, are…

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WhatsApp account restriction feature is coming in future app updates, know more. (Bloomberg) News 

WhatsApp considering implementing account restriction feature- Learn more about its purpose and functionality

WhatsApp is said to be developing a new feature that could limit users from sending messages. The account restriction feature is still in the works and not available to the public. It may prevent users from initiating new conversations for a specific period of time. The exact purpose of this feature is still unknown until it is officially launched. Learn more about the upcoming WhatsApp account restriction feature. WhatsApp account restriction feature According to a report by WABetaInfo, WhatsApp is developing an account restriction feature that will limit a user’s…

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Apple introduced its next generation CarPlay in 2022 claiming to “fundamentally change the way people interact with their vehicles” with plans to deeply integrate CarPlay with a car’s hardware. (Apple) News 

Mercedes CEO Rejects Apple, Embraces Google, and Makes Bold Statement on CarPlay, Says Ola Källenius

Apple spent four years developing a strategic plan to replace Android Auto with its CarPlay software in cars, alongside its ambitious goal of creating the Apple Car. However, with the abandonment of the Apple Car project, the focus has shifted to promoting CarPlay on the dashboards of modern vehicles. As large smart screens become more prevalent in luxury cars, car manufacturers are increasingly looking to partner with trusted software providers such as Google, Apple, and even Samsung. The CEO of Mercedes wants a comprehensive software architecture In a recent interview…

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