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It's Time to Learn About Passkeys, the No-Password Login Tech

Google, Apple, and Microsoft expect passkeys can completely replace passwords. Apple support arrives in iOS 16 and MacOS Ventura. → Read More

Jaguar Land Rover Adds What3words Location Tech to New and Older Cars

The carmaker says the technology, which assigns a three-word label to each patch of Earth, will ease navigation. → Read More

Apple's M2 Chip Gives New MacBook Air a Speed Boost

Apple maintains its focus on efficiency for its second-generation Mac processor. → Read More

Apple M2 Chip Gives New MacBook Air 18% Speed Boost

Apple maintains its focus on efficiency for its second-generation Mac processor. → Read More

Apple's M2 Chips Bring More Power to New MacBook Air Laptops

A second generation of Apple computer chips is born. → Read More

Sound Waves Could 3D Print Implants Inside Your Body

Ultra high-frequency sound transmits energy through flesh and other materials that block light or heat used in conventional 3D printing. → Read More

Ukraine Gets Turkish Military Drone Gift After Lithuanian Fundraising Effort

Baykar Tech donates a Bayraktar TB2 drone and requests the money Lithuanians raised be used instead for humanitarian aid. → Read More

These Drones Could Bring You 5G Networking After a Hurricane

AT&T already has sent its "flying COWs" aloft to provide network coverage during earlier disasters. → Read More

These Drones Could Give You 5G Networking After the Next Hurricane

AT&T already has sent its "flying COWs" aloft to provide network coverage during earlier disasters. → Read More

Best USB-C Chargers, Docks, Batteries and Other Accessories

USB-C is now used for connecting and charging phones, laptops, earbuds, game consoles, tablets and much more. → Read More

Apple's U1 Chip, Android Boost UWB Tech That Lets Your Phone Unlock Your Car

Ultra wideband location technology can pinpoint your Apple AirTag or unlock your car as you walk up to it with your phone. Google and Samsung are big fans. → Read More

Google Adopts 10-Step Skin Tone Scale So Its AI Understands Diversity

To start, you'll notice the Monk Skin Tone Scale in beauty-related searches, but Google is also building it deeply into its AI infrastructure. → Read More

Google Brings CTRL+F to Real Life With Phone Camera Search Feature

Announced at Google I/O, the new "scene explorer" feature helps your phone camera find what you're looking for. → Read More

Google I/O Pinball Game Shows How Apps Can Span Phones and the Web

Using Google's Flutter technology, the game blurs the boundaries between native smartphone apps and web apps. → Read More

Google's Turning Your Phone Camera Into a Ctrl+F for the Real World

At Google I/O, the company shows "scene explorer" technology that will help you find the right product on a cluttered store shelf. → Read More

Google Turns Your Phone Camera Into a Smarter Search Engine

At Google I/O, the company shows "scene explorer" technology that will help you find the right product on a cluttered store shelf. → Read More

Google Adopts 10-Step Skin Tone Scale to Teach Diversity to Its AI

You'll notice the Monk Skin Tone Scale in beauty related searches, but Google is also building it deeply into its AI infrastructure, it says at Google I/O. → Read More

Google I/O Pinball Game Shows Off Tools for Web, Phone Apps

The pinball game blurs the boundaries between native smartphone apps and web apps. → Read More

Intel Doubles AI Chip Power to Expand the Revolution

The new Gaudi2 chip may not be as fast as Nvidia's, but the fast-growing market could be ready for a cheaper AI chip. → Read More

Nvidia's Massive Techno Palace May Have You Questioning Remote Work

Exclusive: The chip designer's 750,000-square-foot building is big enough to contain an artificial "mountain" where employees can work or grab a coffee. → Read More