Tag: Insider

Here’s why the AirPods Max don’t support Apple Music’s lossless audio

Apple took the music world by storm last night with its new lossless tier announcement. The company is offering high-fidelity music streaming for all Apple Music subscribers for free. The iPhone maker will offer lossless quality in three tiers.  CD-quality (16-bit depth/44.1KHz sampling rate), 24-bit depth/48KHz, 24-bit depth/192KHz sampling rate. [Read: What’s bit depth? And […]

Read More

Twitter’s subscription service may cost $2.99 a month and have an ‘undo tweet’ feature

Twitter’s upcoming subscription service may cost $2.99 per month and include an “undo tweet” button and “Collections” feature, according to app researcher Jane Manchun Wong. Wong, who’s renowned for finding hidden app features before they’re released, tweeted a screenshot of the platform, tentatively titled Twitter Blue. Twitter is calling their upcoming Subscription Service “Twitter Blue”, priced at […]

Read More

What we’re expecting from Google I/O 2021

Because we’re still in the midst of COVID19, Google I/O is going virtual this year, — it was canceled last year — livestreamed for free to all. The company’s developer conference begins on Tuesday, May 18, with the keynote event set to kick off at 10 AM PT/ 1PM ET. With that date soon approaching, […]

Read More

Kevin Seefried, the Man Who Stormed the Capitol With the Confederate Flag, Is Going on Family Vacation While Awaiting Trial

A supporter of President Donald Trump carries a Confederate flag during the insurrection of the US Capitol on January 6, 2021, in Washington, DC. – Photo: SAUL LOEB (Getty Images) Kevin Seefried, the giant asshole with the even larger Confederate flag who was captured walking the halls of the Capitol during the Jan. 6 insurrection—also […]

Read More

Watch GTA V get an AI-powered photorealistic makeover

The sprawling cityscapes of Grand Theft Auto V have been given an AI-powered makeover that makes the game’s online world look almost photorealistic. Researchers at Intel Labs transformed the graphics by training convolutional networks on real-world images. The network then applied the style of the training data to rendered images from the game. In one example, the […]

Read More

Fancy toaster company Balmuda is making an Android phone

If you’ve ever spent some amount of time trying to find a really good toaster, then you’ve probably heard the name Balmuda. The Japanese company’s $329 bread heater has something of a cult-like following due to its fancy design that uses steam for an enhanced texture. But according to Nikkei Asia, the company is getting ready to […]

Read More

Italy slaps Google with $123M antitrust fine for restricting access to Android Auto

Google’s antitrust woes continue to mount. Italy’s competition watchdog has fined the search giant €102 million ($123 million) for restricting access to Android Auto, an in-car operating system for Android phones. The case stems from a complaint by energy company Enel X Italia, which makes an app called JuicePass that allows users to find electric vehicle charging […]

Read More

Facebook banned from processing WhatsApp user data in Germany

A German data regulator has banned Facebook from processing personal data from WhatsApp users in the country, saying that the app’s controversial new privacy policy update is illegal. The Hamburg Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information (HmbBfDI) issued a three-month emergency ban on Tuesday, which is permitted under the General Data Protection Regulation. The watchdog will […]

Read More

Google will soon automatically enroll users in 2FA

Google is so sick of you relying on passwords that the company hopes to one day ditch the authentication method altogether. But in the meantime, the search giant is introducing a simpler way of improving security online: activating two-factor authentication (2FA) on your Google accounts by default. The Big G currently offers 2FA — also known […]

Read More