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Posted on Wednesday May 22, 2024
The news of Bell's death on May 17 in Coronado, California was shared by his friend John Mashey, a Bell Labs veteran. Mashey paid tribute to Bell as a "famous computer pioneer, a founder of Computer Museum in Boston, and a force behind the @ComputerHistory here in Silicon Valley." The...Read Entire Article Continue Reading »
Posted on Wednesday May 22, 2024
Humane, founded in 2018 by iPhone alumni Imran Chaudhri and Bethany Bongiorno, hailed the Ai Pin as a technical marvel following its announcement in November 2023. The screenless, square device can be attached to clothing and features a camera, microphone, a touch pad, and a laser projector that displays the...Read Entire Article Continue Reading »
Posted on Wednesday May 22, 2024
As part of the plan, HP is scrapping the Pavilion, Spectre, Dragonfly, and Envy brands that denoted the company's budget, prosumer, premium business, and premium consumer lineups, respectively. Instead, the company is introducing the "Omni" brand for its consumer PCs (both desktops and laptops), while its business offerings will now...Read Entire Article Continue Reading »
Posted on Wednesday May 22, 2024
For the coders in the house, File Explorer is adding support for version control. The upcoming update will natively integrate systems like Git right into the file manager's interface. That means you can track changes, view commit comments, and monitor your repo status without ever leaving Explorer's confines. This could...Read Entire Article Continue Reading »
Posted on Wednesday May 22, 2024
Militaries have spent years testing rail guns, which use electromagnets instead of chemical propellants to launch projectiles at incredibly high speeds.Read Entire Article Continue Reading »
Posted on Wednesday May 22, 2024
Developers interested in working on the Arm version of Windows who don't need the expensive displays featured in the newly announced Snapdragon laptops now have an alternative option from Qualcomm. The company's Windows Snapdragon dev kit offers a testing environment in a compact desktop chassis.Read Entire Article Continue Reading »
Posted on Wednesday May 22, 2024
Signal 65's Ryan Shrout put the Qualcomm Snapdragon X Elite SoC through a series of tests and benchmarks to see if it lives up to the promises Microsoft made during its recent event introducing the Copilot+ PCs, including the latest Surface line.Read Entire Article Continue Reading »
Posted on Wednesday May 22, 2024
Microsoft unveiled this week an AI-based video translation feature that will soon soon come to Edge. The feature will automatically generate foreign language transcriptions and dubs for videos on an expanding range of sites, including YouTube, LinkedIn (Microsoft owned), Bloomberg, Reuters, and Coursera, among others.Read Entire Article Continue Reading »
Posted on Tuesday May 21, 2024
The Sonos Ace pack in ANC, Dolby Atmos spatial audio, and TV audio swap. First impressions confirm excellent audio and build quality, which has to be expected given the hefty competition and pricing.Read Entire Article Continue Reading »
Posted on Tuesday May 21, 2024
Should matters escalate to that level, it is believed that TSMC would be safeguarded one way or another. Sources familiar with the matter told Bloomberg that ASML, the Dutch company that manufactures the extreme ultraviolet machines used to make advanced chips at TSMC, has remote kill switches in place to...Read Entire Article Continue Reading »