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This classic Android app is tapping into the ghost of Google Now

February 28, 2024

Via: Computerworld

Ever have one of those moments where you see some new tech twist — an app, a feature, an idea of some sort — and you just stop in your tracks and think: “Whoa. Now, that’s clever”? I won’t lie: […]


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Microsoft to offer more AI options on Azure with Mistral AI partnership

February 27, 2024

Via: Computerworld

Microsoft has partnered with Mistral AI to make the latter available to its Azure customers, adding more options to enterprise customers. Mistral AI is set to enrich Azure’s AI offerings, introducing its premium models via Azure AI Studio’s Models as […]


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Microsoft Copilot app can now be your next default assistant app on Android

February 26, 2024

Via: PhoneArena

Android users currently have a slew of options available when it comes to choosing an assistant app on their devices. Where previously Google Assistant and Bixby were the ones that reigned, the rise of AI-powered chatbots saw these evolve as […]


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How accessing ChatGPT on Android is about to get easier

February 26, 2024

Via: ZDnet

ChatGPT can help with on-the-go tasks such as writing quick texts, emails, and more. To make getting its assistance on your phone easier, ChatGPT is reportedly rolling out a new widget for Android users. On Friday, Android OS expert Mishaal […]


App security, Applications

How to get iMessage quantum security on your iPhone (and why it’s useful)

February 22, 2024

Via: 9to5Mac

Apple has announced a major security upgrade for iMessage – protection against quantum computers. Read along for how to get iMessage quantum security on your iPhone, iPad, Mac, and Apple Watch, why it’s valuable, and more. Ahead of iOS 17.4 […]


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Microsoft Copilot Pro review: Office joins the genAI revolution

February 21, 2024

Via: Computerworld

Microsoft’s $20-per-month Copilot Pro subscription gives you access to Microsoft’s Copilot AI assistant in Office. That means Copilot can help you write Word documents, work with Excel spreadsheets, create PowerPoint presentations, put together Outlook emails, lay out notes in OneNote, […]


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Apple’s iMessage gains industry-leading quantum security

February 21, 2024

Via: Computerworld

Apple is preparing for future threats to iMessage by introducing upgraded encryption for its messaging service by using quantum computers. Think of it as state-of-the-art quantum security for messaging at scale, the company says, resulting in Apple’s messaging system being […]


App security, Applications

Microsoft fixes two zero-days with Patch Tuesday release

February 16, 2024

Via: Computerworld

Microsoft on Tuesday released 73 updates in its monthly Patch Tuesday release, addressing issues in Microsoft Exchange Server and Adobe and two zero-day flaws being actively exploited in Microsoft Outlook (CVE-2024-21410) and Microsoft Exchange (CVE-2024-21413). Including the recent reports that […]


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How to use Google’s genAI-powered note-taking app

February 15, 2024

Via: Computerworld

Among the experimental tools that Google offers is NotebookLM, a bare-bones notes app that you use in your web browser. What makes it interesting is that it uses Google’s generative AI chatbot (variously known as Bard or Duet AI and […]


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The real problem with Google’s new Gemini Android assistant

February 13, 2024

Via: Computerworld

I’ll be honest: I was really hoping for an “aha!” moment over these past few days. Ever since Google made it clear that it was working to bring its next-gen generative AI chatbot into Android as a replacement for Google […]


App security, Applications

Apple is ramping up its fight against malware

February 13, 2024

Via: Computerworld

Ensuring platform security is hard, but when a company the stature of Apple begins to ramp up protection of its ecosystem, every IT decision maker should pay attention. Unfortunately, this is precisely what’s happening: Apple is now updating fundamental protection […]


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Nvidia unveils ‘Chat with RTX,’ a personal AI chatbot for Windows

February 13, 2024

Via: Computerworld

Nvidia on Tuesday announced a generative AI (genAI) chatbot that can run on Windows PCs, giving enterprises the potential to leverage AI on employees’ local environments to bolster productivity rather than requiring them to access genAI tools on platforms hosted […]


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Apple improves iCloud for Windows, kills iTunes

February 9, 2024

Via: Computerworld

If you use Windows for work and an iPhone for everything else, you should know that Apple has changed iCloud for Windows and no longer offers iTunes for the platform — though none of your media purchases have disappeared. How […]


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Waze updates how users report traffic conditions on its iOS and Android apps

February 8, 2024

Via: PhoneArena

Waze was purchased by Google in June 2013 and the crowdsourced navigation app continues to focus on the actual journey from point “A” to point “B.” Google Maps, on the other hand, not only gets users from point “A” to […]


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Meta to label AI-generated images from Google, OpenAI and Adobe

February 7, 2024

Via: Computerworld

Meta is working on developing tools to identify images synthetically produced by generative AI systems at scale across its social media platforms, such as Facebook, Instagram, and Threads, the company said on Tuesday. “…we’ve been working with industry partners to […]


App security, Applications

What a future without browser cookies looks like

February 7, 2024

Via: Computerworld

Most online users have experienced it. You do an online search for healthcare purposes, travel information, or something to buy and soon you’re being bombarded with emails and targeted online ads for everything related to your search. That’s because browser […]


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Cisco Webex comes to Apple’s Vision Pro

February 6, 2024

Via: Computerworld

Cisco has joined Zoom and Microsoft Teams with the official introduction of its business-grade video conferencing solution for Apple’s recently introduced Vision Pro. The company officially announced the rollout at Cisco Live in Amsterdam, though the app is available now. […]


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Phil Schiller explains why third-party App Stores make the iPhone experience worse

February 5, 2024

Via: BGR

With the European Union’s Digital Market Act (DMA) set to go into effect in March, Apple’s grip on the type of apps that iPhone users can download and install is poised to loosen considerably. For the first time in iPhone […]


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YouTube is building a native app for Apple Vision Pro

February 5, 2024

Via: BGR

When the Vision Pro was released, there were a number of big companies missing a native app on the platform. YouTube, Spotify, and Netflix can only be accessed through the Safari browser on the device, setting up new owners with […]


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How to use the new genAI template tool in Google Sheets

February 2, 2024

Via: Computerworld

Need ideas or motivation to help you build a spreadsheet in Google Sheets? You can browse through the templates that are included in this office app and select one to customize. But a more intriguing option is to use a […]