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Duolingo begins using GPT-4

Not even 24 hours after OpenAI officially presented ChatGPT-4, language app Duolingo now features functions powered by GPT-4. The two new functions are “Roleplay”, which is an AI conversation partner, and “Explain my Answer”, which explains language rules when you make a mistake. The two functions are included in a new subscription called Duolingo Max. […]

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Spotify HiFi is still on the way

It’s been a little over two years since Spotify unveiled Spotify HiFi with the promise that it would be released later in 2021 – despite that, we’re still here today without better quality than 320 kbit/s on Spotify. So what happened to the subscription with higher quality? In a new interview with Spotify’s product manager […]

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Google Pixel receives a major update

Google has now started rolling out the March “Feature Drop” (QPR2) for Google Pixel. The update, currently available for Pixel 4a and newer models, includes new features such as faster Night Sight for Pixel 6/6 Pro, support for dual eSIM on Pixel 7/7 Pro, timers on Nest devices now appearing on the phone, and the […]

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Spotify is shutting down Anchor

Several years ago, Spotify acquired the podcasting tool Anchor, and since then, they have integrated it more and more with Spotify. But now, it’s all over, and Spotify has decided to shut down Anchor and introduce the new service called Spotify for Podcasters. The new service will have features like the ability to upload and […]

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Now Spotify wants to be like TikTok

It’s been 15 years since Spotify launched, and back then it was only available on computers. Now, it’s all about mobile first, which isn’t entirely unexpected. Today, Spotify unveiled what they call the “New Spotify.” If you want to simplify things and be a little mean, you could say that they are trying to become […]

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Spotify introduces Smart Shuffle

At its Stream event, Spotify introduced a new feature called Smart Shuffle. If you have a small playlist with songs that you really love but need some new blood in the list, you can simply press the button. Then you’ll get some new music that should fit the other songs already in the list. If […]

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Google Maps vs. Apple Maps 2023 Comparison

Google Maps and Apple Maps are two of the most popular navigation apps. Both offer directions for different forms of transit, but their features vary. With significant improvements in both, which one is better in 2023? Talk about maps, and you’ll have most people sing Google’s eulogies. Why? Google Maps has an outsize impact on […]

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Spotify launches DJ with Ai

One thing you miss/really don’t miss with Spotify is that DJ who chit-chats between songs. Now Spotify is releasing a DJ with artificial intelligence. The idea is that the DJ will play music you should like based on your preferences, and between songs a voice will tell you more about the songs and the music. […]

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Android 14 Release: List of Eligible Smartphones (Samsung Galaxy, Google Pixel, and More)

Google released the Developer preview for Android 14 in early February. Since then, tech enthusiasts have highlighted distinguishing features between the new software update from its precursor. Tech experts expect the Beta version to be released at the I/O conference and the stable version in August. While we wait for its release, this article provides […]

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What to look for in the best fitness apps

The beginning of a new year is always a time for fitness resolutions. Some people hit the gym on their own. Others turn to personal coaches for motivation, guidance, and accountability. Motivation, guidance, and accountability are the holy trifecta of fitness success. And nowadays, apps can deliver all these critical success factors, acting as virtual […]

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All You Need to Know About NASA Spinoffs

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is phenomenal for conducting extensive research on aeronautics, earth, and space science and creating groundbreaking technology for space exploration. Through performing these duties, NASA has inspired the development of many commercial goods and services we use daily. These developments, dating as far back as 1976, all form a […]

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These Android Keyboard Apps With Over 1 Million Installs Can Be Hacked Remotely

Android keyboard apps are a popular way for users to customize their phone’s typing experience. However, a recent report has found that some popular keyboard apps with over 1 million installs can be hacked remotely. This means that a cyber attacker could potentially gain access to sensitive information, such as passwords and financial data, through […]

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15 Simple Fixes to Common Spotify Problems

Music streaming services have helped to bring creators closer to their listeners. These listeners have access to an extensive database of music, audiobooks, and podcasts without needing much storage space to save the database. For over half a decade, Spotify has been a strong force in the music streaming industry, and according to Statista, the […]

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WhatsApp rolling out 3D Avatars

Finally WhatsApp users can enjoy 3D avatars long after Instagram, Facebook and Messenger. The avatars can be used as profile pictures or custom stickers. In an announcement on Facebook on Wednesday, Mark Zuckerberg wrote “We’re bringing avatars to WhatsApp! Now you can use your avatar as a sticker in chats. More styles coming soon across […]

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Biggest update to App Store pricing since the launch

Yesterday, Apple announced a huge update to the pricing capabilities for developers in App Store, introducing 700 new price points. This should come as a welcome Christmas gift for developers world wide. This update includes “new pricing tools that will make it easier to set prices per App Store country or region, manage foreign exchange […]