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AI imager Midjourney v5 stuns with photorealistic images—and 5-fingered hands

"Lack of dopamine hits, because the results are too perfect every time." Enlarge / An example of lighting and skin effects in the AI image generator Midjourney v5. (credit: Julie W. Design) On Wednesday, Midjourney annou.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaMar 16th, 2023

This satisfying $7 mobile puzzle game is money well spent

If you need a new puzzle game to keep your hands occupied, Boxes; Lost Fragments is a satisfying delight......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News9 hr. 31 min. ago

Tesla to lay off more than 10 percent of its workers as sales slow

"Cost reductions and increased productivity" needed, says Musk. Enlarge / Tesla's Shanghai factory in 2023. (credit: VCG/VCG via Getty Images) Times are starting to get tough for Tesla. The electric vehicle automaker ha.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News9 hr. 59 min. ago

Uh-oh, X"s Grok AI can now "understand" images

X's new Grok-1.5V can now understand user-uploaded visual information. Elon Musk's AI chatbot can now "understand" images, including information-riddled diagrams and charts. Sorry, doesn't everyone use the platform once known as Twitter for mul.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News13 hr. 31 min. ago

Android 15 Beta 1 Issues Include Busted NFC, Other Various Bugs

We have a fresh Android build on our hands, that being Android 15 Beta 1. Released just yesterday afternoon, folks are already compiling lists of what’s borked. Thankfully, the lists aren’t too long, though, if anyone was on the fence abo.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  droidlifeRelated News13 hr. 31 min. ago

How to set up the PlayStation Portal

You've finally gotten your hands on the PlayStation Portal, now is time to set it up! We talk you through exactly what you need to know. The post How to set up the PlayStation Portal appeared first on Phandroid. The PlayStation Portal is a.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  phandroidRelated NewsApr 14th, 2024

Change Healthcare faces another ransomware threat—and it looks credible

Hackers already received a $22 million payment. Now a second group demands money. Enlarge (credit: iStock / Getty Images Plus) For months, Change Healthcare has faced an immensely messy ransomware debacle that has left h.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsApr 13th, 2024

iOS 17.5 beta 1 changes and features – more hints at new OLED iPads [Video]

In this hands-on video, we review everything new in the initial iOS 17.5 developer beta. We also discuss how iOS 17.5 beta 1 reveals new details about the 2024 iPad Pro, scheduled to launch next month. Watch our in-depth walkthrough, and subscribe to.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsApr 13th, 2024

See what the solar eclipse looked like from space

The astronauts on board the International Space Station caught a stunning glimpse of this week's solar eclipse, and NASA has shared some images......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsApr 12th, 2024

Nothing’s Upcoming Earbuds Revealed in Leaks

A set of leaked images show the new Nothing Ear and Nothing Ear (a) designs, leaving "nothing" to the imagination. The post Nothing’s Upcoming Earbuds Revealed in Leaks appeared first on Phandroid. While Nothing’s upcoming wire.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  phandroidRelated NewsApr 12th, 2024

Google mocks Epic’s proposed reforms to end Android app market monopoly

Google should be barred from “treating Epic differently,” Epic Games says. Enlarge (credit: SOPA Images / Contributor | LightRocket) Epic Games has filed a proposed injunction that would stop Google from restricting.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsApr 12th, 2024

Words are flowing out like endless rain: Recapping a busy week of LLM news

Gemini 1.5 Pro launch, new version of GPT-4 Turbo, new Mistral model, and more. Enlarge / An image of a boy amazed by flying letters. (credit: Getty Images) Some weeks in AI news are eerily quiet, but during others, gett.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsApr 12th, 2024

“Highly capable” hackers root corporate networks by exploiting firewall 0-day

No patch yet for unauthenticated code-execution bug in Palo Alto Networks firewall. Enlarge (credit: Getty Images) Highly capable hackers are rooting multiple corporate networks by exploiting a maximum-severity zero-day.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsApr 12th, 2024

Chevrolet, Toyota, Infiniti, Nissan and Hyundai dealerships change hands

Two transactions involved auto retailers ranked on Automotive News' list of the top 150 dealership groups based in the U.S......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsApr 12th, 2024

Australia"s secret history of Aboriginal population control in the 1960s

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander readers are advised this article may contain images of deceased people. It contains mentions of the Stolen Generations, and policies using outdated and potentially offensive terminology when referring to First Na.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsApr 12th, 2024

EV prices drop up to 20% as new and used inventory surges

Inventory is growing, and prices are falling for new and used EVs. Enlarge (credit: Getty Images) Among the many things upended by the pandemic was the traditional American car-buying experience. Factories were idled to.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsApr 11th, 2024

Apple will allow reuse of iPhone parts for repairs, with a notable catch

Announcement arrives as Colorado's Senate hears a bill banning parts pairing. (credit: Getty Images) Apple has always had a strong preference that only its own parts be used in repairs, but only if they're brand-new. Now.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsApr 11th, 2024

Elon Musk’s X botched an attempt to replace “twitter.com” links with “x.com”

Automatic text replacement let users spoof URLs ending in x, like netflix.com. Enlarge / An X sign at company headquarters in San Francisco. (credit: Getty Images | Bloomberg) Elon Musk's clumsy brand shift from Twitter.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsApr 11th, 2024

US lawmaker proposes a public database of all AI training material

Proposed law would require more transparency from AI companies. Enlarge (credit: Cinefootage Visuals | iStock / Getty Images Plus) Amid a flurry of lawsuits over AI models' training data, US Representative Adam Schiff (D.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsApr 11th, 2024

I went hands-on with Sony"s new ULT Field 1 speaker

Sony released the new ULT Power Sound series with a focus on bass. We tested the ULT Field 1 portable Bluetooth speaker. There’s cause for celebration: Sony just announced a new line of products with names that don’t sound like stro.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsApr 11th, 2024

New technological advance for fast and efficient 3D imaging of objects

A team of experts from the University of Barcelona and the company Sensofar Tech have designed an innovative technology to obtain three-dimensional images of a study sample quickly, accurately and non-invasively. The work has been published in Nature.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsApr 11th, 2024