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Recent articles by Amanda:

Instagram might be working on an AI chatbot

According to the leaks, users can choose from 30 different AI personalities, who can also help users write messages. → Read More

Linda Yaccarino is officially on the job as Twitter CEO

Yaccarino's first day at Twitter was eventful, as Elon Musk hosted a live audio chat with anti-vaccine activist Robert F. Kennedy Jr. → Read More

New iPhone feature warns about unwanted nudes

If someone sends you a nude image, a new iOS 17 feature will flag it as potentially sensitive content, helping people avoid unsolicited nudes. → Read More

The Apple Vision Pro headset will cost $3,499, out early 2024

Apple Vision Pro will retail for $3,499, and it will be available for purchase in early 2024. → Read More

EyeSight on Apple Vision Pro makes wearing a headset slightly more human

Apple announced its long-awaited AR headset at WWDC, called the Apple Vision Pro. One key difference is that you can see people's eyes through the device. → Read More

Apple unveils Adaptive Audio and says it’ll improve AirPods’ automatic switching

At WWDC 2023, Apple unveiled updates to its AirPods headphones that improve the user experience. Apple’s noise cancellation features on AirPods are quite convenient for tuning out crying babies on airplanes, but if you’re using noise cancellation while walking down the street, you might want to be a bit more aware of your surroundings. With […] → Read More

iPad OS 17's Live Collaboration on PDFs could challenge Google Docs

Apple knows that iPad users are often interacting with PDF files, whether they’re studying for a chemistry exam or filling out paperwork at the doctor’s office. So, it only makes sense that on iPad OS 17, Apple is adding features that improve the experience of working with PDFs on iPad. With its machine learning technology, […] → Read More

FaceTime voicemail is coming to iOS 17, plus live voicemail transcription

In iOS 17, Apple is making upgrades to key apps like Messages, FaceTime, Contacts and Phone. → Read More

Snapchat’s AI bot isn’t very smart, but at least it won’t send nudes

Snapchat now has an AI bot that can snap you back. So, what happens if you send Snapchat’s My AI bot nudes? → Read More

BeReal is adding a messaging feature called RealChat

BeReal is working on a chat feature, which will begin with a test among users in Ireland, then likely roll out more broadly. → Read More

Block Party’s anti-harassment tool for Twitter is going on hiatus

Now that Twitter's API access is locked behind a tall paywall, long beloved third-party apps are shutting down. → Read More

Elizabeth Holmes is now behind bars: How we got here

Elizabeth Holmes has begun serving her prison sentence for committing fraud as CEO of Theranos. How did we get here? → Read More

Antimatter uses memes to turn C students into C+ students

Antimatter operates under a simple premise: if a student really understands a topic, then they'll be able to make a meme about it. → Read More

Meta conducts yet another round of layoffs

Since November, Meta has cut around 21,000 jobs, or about a quarter of its global workforce. → Read More

Fake Pentagon attack hoax shows perils of Twitter’s paid verification

A fake, AI-generated image depicting an attack on the Pentagon went viral on verified Twitter accounts, but there was no such attack. → Read More

Everything we know about Instagram’s Twitter clone, due this summer

Sources say Meta has begun briefing creators on its upcoming text-based app, which is intended to rival Twitter. → Read More

YouTube will no longer be deleting videos from inactive accounts

Google updated its new inactive accounts policy to explicitly state it will not delete old YouTube videos. → Read More

Apple still has a diversity problem

Despite Apple’s efforts to cultivate a more racially diverse workforce, management positions still skew white, the data shows. → Read More

Elon Musk's Twitter: Everything you need to know, from layoffs to verification

Elon Musk bought Twitter last October and it's been hard to keep up with updates since then. Here's a timeline of Musk-era Twitter changes. → Read More

Time’s up for Elizabeth Holmes

Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes was found guilty of defrauding investors in January 2022, but has not succeeded in her appeal to stay free. → Read More