Hear iPad Pete read this article... We knew it would happen eventually. Like the scene in 2001, a Space Odyssey, when the HAL computer goes rogue and tries to kill its master. Fortunately, the Bing AI didn't try to kill anyone. But it did get a little weird. Bing AI's Alter-Ego "Sydney" AI technology is becoming more and more advanced. It can even have conversations with people, like … [Read more...]
Apple Never Paid the Voice Behind Siri… Her Story.
Hear iPad Pete read this article... The voice of the world's most recognizable personal assistant – Siri – is actually a real person. Susan Bennett, an Atlanta-based voice actor, was the first to give life to Apple's personal assistant. But she didn't even know she was recording for Apple. And Apple never paid her directly for her voice. Susan had been doing voice work, like singing … [Read more...]
UFOs: Why Are They Suddenly Everywhere? Four Opinions.
Hear iPad Pete read this article: In the last few months, there has been an unprecedented increase in reported unidentified flying objects (UFOs) sightings. Major news sources have been abuzz with speculation about what these mysterious objects could be, and why they are suddenly appearing. From theories of alien spacecraft to military surveillance drones and even weather balloons, no … [Read more...]
Don’t Fall For the Facebook Quiz Scam
Hear iPad Pete read this article... Social media can be a great way to stay connected with friends and family. But it can also be used by scammers to access your personal information. Taking social media quizzes can appear to be a fun and innocuous way to kill time. However, fraud experts warn that these quizzes may ask for personal details that could lead to identity theft or financial … [Read more...]
How Much Does It Cost Apple to Make Your iPhone?
Are you curious about how much it costs Apple to make the latest iPhone 14 Pro Max? If you want to buy one of these phones, it'll set you back $1,099. But how much of that goes to the cost of building your shiny new iPhone? An analysis firm has delved into the approximate bill-of-materials (BoM) cost of an iPhone 14 Pro Max, and the results may surprise you. Total Expenses for … [Read more...]
Google’s Latest Innovation – ChatGPT Competitor Named “Bard”
The search engine market is about to get more competitive, as Google has recently announced its plans to launch a new AI-powered ChatGPT competitor called Bard. This announcement comes on the heels of Microsoft's multi-billion dollar investment in OpenAI and signals an increased focus on AI technologies from both search companies. In this post, we'll explore what Bard is, how it works, and … [Read more...]
Twitter’s New Rule: Pay $1K/Month for the Gold Checkmark
According to a recent report, tech mogul Elon Musk is introducing a new rule that requires businesses and brands on the platform to shell out $1,000 each month for a gold checkmark. This means that if you're looking for credibility and visibility on Twitter, there's now an additional cost associated. In this blog post, we'll take a closer look at what this new Twitter rule means for its … [Read more...]
Indiana Man Dies Filming TikTok Video
This tragic story of a 27-year-old Indiana man losing his life while attempting to make a video for TikTok has saddened many. On a recreational trip to Puerto Rico, Edgar Garay fell off a 70-foot cliff near the lighthouse in Cabo Rojo and tragically did not survive. His family seeks closure and strength during this challenging time by raising money to bring Edgar's body home, so he can be … [Read more...]
Elon Musk Declared Not Guilty by Jury
After months of anticipation and a two-day trial, Elon Musk has been declared not guilty by a jury in the class action lawsuit filed against him over tweets he made about taking Tesla private. Musk was accused of making false statements that could have resulted in billions of dollars in damages for shareholders. But, after less than two hours of deliberation, the jury found the Tesla CEO not … [Read more...]
Update: Netflix Retreats from Password Sharing Rules (For Now)
Netflix has recently decided to pull back on its plans to implement measures against password sharing. Following an outcry from subscribers, the streaming giant removed information regarding the new rules from their official website earlier this week. This update comes after reports that Netflix had proposed new regulations that would block devices used outside of the primary Netflix user's … [Read more...]