One month with Microsoft’s AI vision of the future: Copilot Pro

By: The Verge

Microsoft’s Copilot Pro launched last month as a $20 monthly subscription that provides access to AI-powered features inside some Office apps, alongside priority access to the latest OpenAI models and improved image generation. I’ve been testing Copilot Pro over the past month to see if it’s worth the $20 subscription for my daily needs and… Read more

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Apple launches Apple Sports app with scores and betting odds

By: The Verge

Apple launched a new iPhone app today called Apple Sports, giving users a one-stop location to check scores, team stats, betting odds, and more across a number of major sports leagues. The app supports the NBA, NHL, NCAA, Premier League, and several other leagues at launch, including MLS — the soccer league Apple has exclusive streaming… Read more

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Grounded and Pentiment are Microsoft’s first Xbox-exclusive games for Nintendo Switch

By: The Verge

Grounded and Pentiment are the first previously Xbox-exclusive games to arrive on Nintendo Switch. Obsidian’s 2D narrative adventure roleplaying game Pentiment will launch on Switch tomorrow, followed by Grounded, the survival co-op that’s a combination of Honey, I Shrunk the Kids and A Bug’s Life, on April 16th. Both games were confirmed in Nintendo’s partner showcase today,… Read more

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The Echo Hub is Alexa’s missing piece

By: The Verge

Amazon’s Echo Hub ($179.99) is the best solution yet for an affordable, intuitive way to control your smart home. I’ve lived with home automation for over a decade and one of my biggest challenges has been finding a simple method for managing connected devices in my home that anyone can use. Phone and voice control… Read more

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Best Canon cameras 2024: Expert tested and reviewed

By: Pocket-Lint

Canon is a titan in the camera industry, but not all its models are equal. We ranked our favorites to help you choose from the best. The Canon legacy boasts super-high quality lenses, cutting-edge technology, and professional-level specs for both videos and photos. But although those premium accolades don’t come cheap, they’re well-worth the investment…. Read more

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Best sleep headphones in 2024

By: Pocket-Lint

A good night’s sleep is harder than it seems. We’ve all been forced to share a room with a loud snorer, got sat next to a crying baby on a long flight or had to listen to the sound of sirens in a busy city, making it nearly impossible to get a good sleep. If… Read more

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WhiteFox Eclipse High Profile Review: Reinventing a Legend

By: Tom's Hardware

The WhiteFox Eclipse is an excellent reinvention of the original WhiteFox. Its magnetic case makes it a great choice for everyone — from new builders to experienced modders to mainstream users who just want a great set of keys. Pros + Magnetic case construction + Quiet, dampened keys + Reliable wireless connectivity + Easy yet… Read more

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Microsoft develops its own networking gear for AI datacenters: Report

By: Tom's Hardware

(Image credit: Shutterstock) After revealing its own 128-core datacenter CPU and Maia 100 GPU for artificial intelligence workloads, Microsoft has begun development of its own networking card in a bid to decrease its reliance on Nvidia’s hardware and speed up its datacenters, reports The Information. If the company succeeds, it could then proceed to optimize its Azure infrastructure and diversify its technology stack. Interestingly,… Read more

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Arm, Samsung working together on next-gen 2nm chips — will co-optimize Cortex-A and Cortex-X cores for gate-all-around transistors

By: Tom's Hardware

(Image credit: Samsung) Design collaboration between the IP developers and foundries is crucial for maximizing performance and minimizing power consumption of circuits. On Tuesday, Arm and Samsung announced that they would jointly optimize the design of Arm’s next-generation high-performance Cortex-X and Cortex-A cores for Samsung’s upcoming process technologies that rely on gate-all-around (GAA) multi-bridge-channel FET… Read more

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Arctic’s Liquid Freezer III coolers could void your CPU warranty — require a custom contact frame for Intel chips

By: Tom's Hardware

Arctic, which makes some of the Best AIOs, just launched the Liquid Freezer III series sporting an improved cooler design over its highly acclaimed Liquid Freezer II series. Arctic’s new AIOs, are the first coolers on the market to ship with a dedicated contact frame for Intel Alder Lake, Raptor Lake, and Raptor Lake Refresh… Read more

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Developer releasing self-described ‘shovelware’ on the PlayStation Store has made nearly $350K in under 1.5 years

By: Tom's Hardware

Compilation graphic of different animals used in Stroke the Animals on PlayStation Store (Image credit: TJ Gardner via The Guardian) Can a public domain still of an animal with free lo-fi music and a single-button press counter be a video game? Yes, yes it can— TJ Gardner has proven that definitively, speaking in an interview… Read more

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AMD confirms AI NPU monitoring is coming to Windows Task Manager

By: Tom's Hardware

(Image credit: AMD) AMD confirmed that system monitoring of its XDNA Neural Processing Units (NPUs) is coming shortly to Windows Task Manager through Microsoft’s Computer Driver Model. Currently, Windows 11 can only monitor the NPU units in Intel’s new Core Ultra Meteor Lake CPUs, but that will change once these updates come in. An exact… Read more

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Acer launches two AMD ‘Hawk Point’ notebooks — Swift Go 14 and 16 feature Ryzen 8040 CPUs

By: Tom's Hardware

(Image credit: Acer) Acer on Tuesday introduced two new laptops based on AMD’s latest Ryzen 8040-series processors that combine high performance with thin-and-light form-factor. Both Swift Edge 16 and Swift Go 14 laptops have a lot in common, though the former is a 16-inch laptop aimed at a broad audience, whereas the latter is a… Read more

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Samsung S95D

By: What HIFI?

Early Verdict It’s too early to make a judgement on the Samsung S95D, but its anti-glare QD-OLED panel is already turning some heads Pros + Impressive anti-glare OLED panel + Bright, punchy colours + Very few compromises when it comes to features Why you can trust What Hi-Fi? Our expert team reviews products in dedicated… Read more

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Arctic Liquid Freezer III 240 Black Review – Intel Contact Frame Included

By: Tech Power Up

Introduction A big thanks to Arctic for supplying the review sample. Arctic has a 20-year history of pushing the envelope on what consumers can expect when it comes to PC cooling components. Be it CPU coolers, GPU coolers, or fans, Arctic has an established legacy of excellent products, from the Freezer 7 Pro during the… Read more

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