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Voice AIs are raising competition concerns, EU finds

06.09.2021 · Posted in Technology Articles

The European Union has been digging into the competition implications of AI-powered voice assistants and other Internet of Things (IoT) connected technologies for almost a year. Today it’s put out a first report discussing potential concerns that EU lawmakers say will help inform their wider digital policymaking in the coming years. A major piece of ...

Tiny handheld Playdate preorders open next month for $179, with 24 charming monochrome games to start

06.08.2021 · Posted in Hardware Articles, Technology Articles

Playdate, app and game designer Panic’s first shot at hardware, finally has a firm price and ship date, as well as a bunch of surprise features cooked up since its announcement in 2019. The tiny handheld gaming console will cost $179, ship later this year and come with a 24-game “season” doled out over 12 ...

Apple announces iCloud+ with privacy-focused features

06.07.2021 · Posted in Technology Articles

Apple is rolling out some updates to iCloud under the name iCloud+. The company is announcing those features at its developer conference. Existing paid iCloud users are going to get those iCloud+ features for the same monthly subscription price. In Safari, Apple is going to launch a new privacy feature called Private Relay. It sounds ...

Apple unveils iOS 15 with new features for FaceTime and better notifications

06.07.2021 · Posted in Technology Articles

During the virtual keynote of WWDC, Apple shared the first details about iOS 15, the next major version of iOS that is going to be released later this year. There are four pillars with this year’s release: staying connected, focusing without distraction, using intelligence and exploring the world. “For many of us, our iPhones have ...

Watch Apple’s WWDC keynote live right here

06.07.2021 · Posted in Technology Articles

Today, Apple is holding a (virtual) keynote on the first day of its developer conference, and the company is expected to talk about a ton of software updates. At 10 AM PT (1 PM in New York, 6 PM in London, 7 PM in Paris), you’ll be able to watch the event right here as ...

Kabuto releases a larger version of its smart suitcase

06.02.2021 · Posted in Technology Articles

Kabuto, the French startup that designs and sells smart suitcases, is releasing a new suitcase today. Called the Kabuto Trunk, this is the company’s biggest suitcase to date. Unlike smart suitcases from other brands, this isn’t just a suitcase with a battery in it. In particular, there’s a fingerprint reader located at the top of ...

Industrial Pi

I'd just like to show you the glorious design of the Kunbus Revolution Pi [kunbus.com], which it markets as the "industrial Raspberry Pi" alongside a variety of modular add-ons. It is clearly not intended for consumer or even enthusiast use (prices sta... ...

AT&T’s 1992 VideoPhone was a terrible … video phone

The science-fiction dream of videoconferencing is finally grim, merciless reality, but tech companies have wanted to foist it on us for decades and this business-to-business marketing video for AT&T's early-1990s solution makes for amusing viewing.... ...

433% mechanical keyboard

I'm fond of 40% keyboards—the Vortex 40 is a great place to start if you're curious (and also you can buy it right now, rather than waiting three years for a group buy to drop). But what if you hate minimalism? What if you're a maximalist? Behold Ren Rose's astonishing 433% keyboard, made for people ...