5 Major Technology Trends to Observe in 2023

Feb 9, 2023

We are in an advanced age where new technologies and tools are developed daily and new versions of existing ones are released. IT professionals must constantly update their skills in accordance with the current technology in the market. This is the new normal; knowing the new technological trends every day and adapting them to make our lives easier. There has been an overwhelming amount of wonderful apps and technology that has come out of the COVID issues — but we should see a lot of fantast ...read more

Apple HomePod (2nd Gen, 2023): Specs, Release Date, Price

Feb 8, 2023

Five years after the original HomePod, Apple has finally deemed it time to release a successor. The second-generation HomePod breathes new life into the company’s smart home aspirations, boasting a new processor and improved sound quality, along with a temperature and humidity sensor, simpler smart home automation, and support for Matter—the standard that aims to make all smart home devices interoperable.  However, this smart speaker is nearly as expensive as the original. Sure, it’s ...read more

Meet Bard, Google's Answer to ChatGPT

Feb 8, 2023

Google isn’t about to let Microsoft or anyone else make a swipe for its search crown without a fight. The company announced today that it will roll out a chatbot named Bard “in the coming weeks.” The launch appears to be a response to ChatGPT, the sensationally popular artificial intelligence chatbot developed by startup OpenAI with funding from Microsoft. Sundar Pichai, Google’s CEO, wrote in a blog post that Bard is already available to “trusted testers” and designed to put ...read more

The Year Ahead in Autonomous Responsibility

Feb 7, 2023

Photo: Andrea Verdelli (Getty Images) Nikki Main covers breaking news for Gizmodo. You can follow her coverage here , and email story ideas and tips to nmcaleese@gizmodo.com . The top story: It’s likely you’ve become numb to how often you interact with technology. But what if the technology is doing more harm than good? As increasing numbers of companies rely on artificial intelligence to power their tech, we see more cases of dangerous AI dysfunction, like aut ...read more

Captain America: New World Order Adds Xosha Roquemore to Its Superheroic Cast

Feb 7, 2023

Image: Jason LaVeris (Getty Images) Marvel’s upcoming 2024 flick Captain America: New World Order is mostly comprised of MCU alums such as Anthony Mackie’s Sam Wilson and Tim Blake Nelson as the Leader. But it’s got a few notable newcomers sprinkled in, such as Harrison Ford’s Thaddeus Ross and Shira Haas as Sabra. The movie’s now gained another cast member. Per Deadline , Xosha Roquemore has been signed onto the movie in a role that’s said to be substantia ...read more

The Out-of-Touch Adults' Guide to Kid Culture: Why Is Everyone Watching 'The Last of Us'?

Feb 7, 2023

Photo: HBO Max There’s something for everyone this week in the world of young people culture, whether you like post-apocalyptic drama, shaming creepy dudes at the gym, or pretending to be a wizard in one of them damn vidja games. HBO’s The Last of Us takes over television In our balkanized media environment, there aren’t many shows that everyone watches anymore, but HBO’s The Last of Us is becoming a rare exception . As much as people love binge-watching, The Las ...read more

Apple Releases Safari Technology Preview 161 With Bug Fixes and Performance Improvements

Feb 6, 2023

Thursday January 12, 2023 1:42 pm PST by Juli Clover Apple today released a new update for Safari Technology Preview, the experimental browser Apple first introduced in March 2016. Apple designed the ‌Safari Technology Preview‌ to test features that may be introduced into future release versions of Safari. ‌Safari Technology Preview‌ release 161 includes bug fixes and performance improvements for Web Inspector, CSS, Rendering, JavaScript, Web Assembly, Media, Fullscreen API, ...read more

Your pictures on the theme of 'open doors'

Feb 6, 2023

We asked our readers to send in their best pictures on the theme of "open doors". Here is a selection of the photographs we received from around the world. Image source, Rachael Blakey Image caption, Rachael Blakey: "An open door at an abandoned house in New Brunswick, Canada." Image source, Tricia Ryan Image caption, Tricia Ryan: "This is Magic the beagle checking the weather before deciding whether to consent to going for a walk on a so-so day in chil ...read more

Apple Releases Safari Technology Preview 162 With Bug Fixes and Performance Improvements

Feb 6, 2023

Wednesday January 25, 2023 1:27 pm PST by Juli Clover Apple today released a new update for Safari Technology Preview, the experimental browser Apple first introduced in March 2016. Apple designed the ‌Safari Technology Preview‌ to test features that may be introduced into future release versions of Safari. ‌Safari Technology Preview‌ release 162 includes bug fixes and performance improvements for Web Inspector, CSS, Scrolling, Gamepad API, Media, Web API, and Accessibility. ...read more

Disney World union members reject Disney offer

Feb 4, 2023

New York CNN  —  Unionized workers at Disney World have rejected a contract proposal from the company that would have given them at least a $1 an hour raise each year over the five-year life of the rejected offer. The 32,000 Disney employees, members of six different unions, had been urged by their unions’ leadership to vote no. More than 14,000 votes were cast and 96% voted no. “I think the workers at Disney World have sent a loud message that $1 is not enough. The company ne ...read more