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Google is finally making Quick Directions available on Maps for Android and iOS, a feature that automatically provides up-to-date estimated times of arrival and the next turn as you move along your route, directly from the route overview or lock screen. It is a tool announced by the Californian company last year, but which is only now being distributed on a large scale. Essentially, information such as ETA (Expected Time of Arrival) and turn-by-turn directions are now provided directly on the lock screen, so that the user can avoid unlocking the smartphone every time they want to take a look…

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A new experimental project from Adobe Research is about to revolutionize the way people create and edit personalized audio and music. “Project Music GenAI Control”, this is the name of the AI-powered music generation and editing tool. Still in the early stages of development, it will allow you to generate music by describing it with a text and then edit it precisely according to your needs. “With Project Music GenAI Control, generative AI becomes your co-creator. It helps people make music for their projects, whether they’re journalists, podcasters, or anyone else who needs audio with the right mood, tone, and…

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Foldable smartphones account for 1.4% of the entire market: according to TrendForce estimates, 15.9 million were shipped in 2023, 25% more than the previous year. Growth is set to continue in 2024, albeit more slowly, with a total of 17.7 million foldables shipped. This corresponds to an expected year-on-year increase of 11% with a market share of 1.5%. There are two reasons that TrendForce analysts attribute to the slowdown in the growth of foldable smartphone shipments: Low consumer loyalty: there is still a lack of trust in this type of product high prices: foldable smartphones still have high prices, the…

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Last week’s special episode of the Xbox podcast didn’t stand out for its addictive pace, but it certainly wasn’t poor on information. Just think of the confirmation of the arrival on consoles of the competition of some first party titles, the date of Diablo IV on Game Pass (March 28) and the possible arrival of a portable Xbox and the mention of hardware news – presumably related to an intergenerational model – by the end of the year. In addition, there has been talk of a new Xbox already in the works. In this regard, Sarah Bond, who became president…

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Commenting on the latest financial results of the PlayStation division, which is growing in terms of revenue but declining in terms of operating profits, the chief operating officer of Sony Corporation – current interim president of Sony Interactive Entertainment replacing Jim Ryan – spoke about the future of PlayStation 5, revealing that we will not see titles belonging to the main PlayStation franchises before April 2025. In doing so, however, he assured backers and users that Sony has big plans in the pipeline and that it is working to ensure the highest quality with the many live service titles in…

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With Xbox’s February system update, which is currently rolling out, you no longer need a controller to play remotely on Android, iOS, and Windows devices. The new features of the update, in fact, include support for customizable touch controls as well as implementing a new tool for recalibrating the sticks, filters for searching for optimized games and an option for automatic profile disconnection. The availability of touch controls to play remotely through the Xbox app for Android, iOS, and Windows is the main novelty of an update that provides players with the same customizable control layouts available in the Xbox…

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Microsoft has officially confirmed that the next major update to its operating system, scheduled for this fall, will not be called Windows 12 as speculated by many, but Windows 11 version 24H2. We are therefore certain that the long-awaited name change will not take place, for which we will have to wait at least a year. The news is certain as it was unearthed directly from the change notes of a recent preview build of Windows 11, which makes it clear how this year’s annual update will continue to carry the current name. Here is the excerpt that confirms everything.…

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OpenAI, the leading company in the field of generative artificial intelligence and mother of the well-known chatbot ChatGPT, has a new goal that is decidedly an understatement: it wants to raise up to $7,000 billion from investors to fund a revolutionary technology initiative. The Wall Street Journal first reported on it, according to which CEO Sam Altman would be in discussions with various investors, including the government of the United Arab Emirates, to finance a project that aims to increase the global production capacity of chips dedicated to artificial intelligence, currently lacking and enhance infrastructure for AI, including energy grids…

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Nothing has started the rollout of Nothing OS 2.5 for Nothing Phone (1), specifically version 2.5.2. The huge news is the arrival of Android 14 on the first smartphone in Nothing’s history, over a month after the first debut (in beta) that provided an appetizer of the latest evolution of Google’s green robot. This was announced by the London-based company, in the thread opened on the official community are contained all the details of the new release that you can find translated below. The rollout of the stable Nothing OS 2.5 for Nothing Phone (1) started yesterday, but a not…

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Google continues to push the accelerator of artificial intelligence: in the past few hours it has announced several new features coming and being distributed for one of its most popular software ever, Maps, and for its experimental virtual assistant Bard, which now “knows how to draw”. But let’s go in order. The Mountain View giant intends to implement generative artificial intelligence that helps the user discover new places according to their needs and tastes. In a nutshell, it will be an LLM (Large Language Model), i.e. an advanced chatbot capable of understanding user requests and providing relevant answers based on…

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