How to watch Tesla’s 2022 AI Day event

Tesla’s AI Day kicks off today, September 30th, at which Elon Musk has said he hopes to show off a working prototype of the company’s humanoid robot, Optimus. via Technology and News Today https://www.theverge.com/2022/9/30/23374542/tesla-ai-day-how-to-watch-optimus-robot-dojo-elon-musk

AI is already better at lip reading that we are

Yuya Shino / reutersThey Shall Not Grow Old, a 2018 documentary about the lives and aspirations of British and New Zealand soldiers living through World War I from acclaimed Lord of the Rings director Peter Jackson, had its hundred-plus-year-old silent footage modernized through both colorization an via Technology and News Today https://www.engadget.com/ai-is-already-better-at-lip-reading-that-we-are-183016968.html

Square makes Tap to Pay on iPhone available to all US sellers

Square has publicly launched its Tap to Pay solution for the iPhone after running an early access program these past few months. That means sellers across the US can now use the company’s Point of Sale app to receive payments from customers using just their iPhones anywhere they are. via Technology and News Today https://www.engadget.com/square-tap-to-pay-iphone-public-launch-115532796.html

LG Display wants to change your commute with its transparent OLED windows

In context: Train rides can be monotonous, but at least there is sometimes lovely passing scenery to view. Subway commutes are even worse. Sometimes it makes you wonder why they bother putting windows on subway cars at all. via Technology and News Today https://www.techspot.com/news/96120-lg-display-wants-change-commute-transparent-oled-windows.html

The 11 biggest announcements at Amazon’s hardware launch event

Amazon just held its fall hardware launch event, where it revealed a ton of new tech, including a new Kindle Scribe, an updated Fire TV cube, and a second-generation Echo Auto device. Here’s a roundup of some of the most exciting announcements that came out of Amazon’s event. via Technology and News Today https://www.theverge.com/2022/9/28/23376481/amazon-echo-event-products-top-announcements-kindle-scribe-fire-tv-halo-alexa

The Morning After: Does Samsung have another phone-battery problem?

A few years ago, Samsung had major battery issues when several faulty Galaxy Note 7 phones had exploding batteries. The devices were recalled, and the company spent a lot of time over the following years outlining all the rigorous battery tests it did to ensure it didn’t happen again. via Technology and News Today https://www.engadget.com/the-morning-after-does-samsung-have-another-phone-battery-problem-111547205.html

Apple AirPods Pro 2 vs. Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 Pro

The recently-released second-generation Apple AirPods Pro are a huge step up from the first-generation AirPods Pro, offering improved noise cancellation, better sound quality, battery, and a personalized listening experience, among other upgrades. via Technology and News Today https://www.digitaltrends.com/home-theater/apple-airpods-pro-2-vs-samsung-galaxy-buds-2-pro/

France announces minimum €3 book delivery fee to help booksellers compete with Amazon

The French government has announced it will introduce a minimum charge for book deliveries of €3 (about $2.92) in order to help small booksellers compete with retailing giant Amazon, reports Reuters. The minimum fee will only apply to orders under €35 (about $34.12). via Technology and News Today https://www.theverge.com/2022/9/23/23368219/france-minimum-book-delivery-fee-booksellers-amazon-competition

Apple announces macOS 13 Ventura and iPadOS 16 release dates

It’s official. Apple has finally told us when to expect the iPadOS 16 and macOS 13 Ventura updates for iPad and Mac, respectively. According to its website, both software updates are coming in “October.” Though this news was rumored for weeks, it’s the first time Apple has confirmed it. via Technology and News Today https://www.imore.com/mac/macos/apple-announces-macos-13-ventura-and-ipados-16-release-dates

Storm season is in full swing in the US, from Alaska to Puerto Rico

The US was caught in the crosshairs of both the Atlantic hurricane and Pacific typhoon seasons over the weekend, which saw storms deal heavy blows to communities across both Puerto Rico and Alaska. More than 1. via Technology and News Today https://www.theverge.com/2022/9/19/23360967/hurricane-season-atlantic-pacific-typhoon-puerto-rico-fiona-alaska-merbok

Apple’s hidden redesign makes the iPhone 14 much easier to fix

If you buy something from a Verge link, Vox Media may earn a commission. See our ethics statement. A new iPhone 14 teardown video from iFixit shows a major repairability improvement: removable back glass. via Technology and News Today https://www.theverge.com/2022/9/19/23360902/iphone-14-midframe-back-glass-redesign-teardown-fix-apple

Fountain Pen Mistakes All Beginners Make & How To Avoid Them – Gentleman’s Gazette

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How to delete duplicate photos with Apple’s iOS 16

Apple’s latest iPhone software update, iOS 16, was released Monday. If you’re like me and you clutter your Photos app with duplicate pictures, Apple’s new software update can help you organize your shots and clean up your library. via Technology and News Today https://www.cnbc.com/2022/09/15/how-to-delete-duplicate-photos-with-apples-ios-16.html

Ubisoft announces new Assassin’s Creed games set in Baghdad, Japan, and more

After a string of leaks, Ubisoft has officially unveiled the next major Assassin’s Creed game. As expected, it’s called Mirage and will shift the time-traveling series to 9th-century Baghdad, where players will take on the role of a budding assassin named Basim. via Technology and News Today https://www.theverge.com/2022/9/10/23340923/assassins-creed-mirage-baghdad-2023-japan-mobile