Daily News update on – Technology

May 10, 2024

The New York Times

A Pithy YouTube Celebrity’s Plea: Buy This Video Game

After a decade of humorously reviewing games, the man known as Dunkey began a publishing company to support indie projects, starting with the mazelike Animal Well.

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BBC News

Apple apologises after piano crushing ad backlash

Apple has apologised after a backlash over an advert that showed objects, including musical instruments and books, being crushed by a hydraulic press. Apple said the advert fell short of its goal of empowering and celebrating creatives, in a statement …

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Apple forced into rare apology for ‘tone-deaf’ iPad advert: ‘We missed the mark with this video’

The advert in question was initially posted on X by Apple CEO, Tim Cook. BAY ISMOYO/AFP – Getty Images. Apple has been behind some of …

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Yes, Apple’s new iPad ad is ugly and crushing, but art can’t be flattened

There is something so ugly about crushing an acoustic guitar. Making it buckle, making the middle of it explode in splinters. That might be personal to me, as someone who grew up with a dad who was what you might call a campfire guitarist — not a …

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ABC News

Technology crushing human creativity? Apple’s ‘disturbing’ new iPad ad has struck a nerve online

A newly released ad promoting Apple’s new iPad Pro has struck quite a nerve online. ByWYATTE GRANTHAM-PHILIPS AP business writer. May 9, 2024, 10:45 AM. 1:14. National headlines from ABC News. Catch up on the developing stories making headlines.

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OpenAI reportedly plans to announce Google search competitor on Monday

OpenAI plans to announce its artificial intelligence-powered search product on Monday, according to two sources familiar with the matter, raising the stakes in its competition with search king Google. The announcement date, though subject to change, …

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The New York Times

Apple Says Destructive iPad Ad ‘Missed the Mark’

Apple doesn’t make mistakes often and seldom apologizes, but on Thursday, its head of advertising said the company had erred in making a new iPad commercial that showed an industrial compressor flattening tools for art, music and creativity.

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Popular Mechanics

A New Study Reveals a Warp Drive That Actually Operates Within Known Physics

Warp drives have been the dream of of spacefarers ever since they first graced the pages of science fiction novels, but real-world attempts have often traipsed into areas of exotic physics like negative energy and superluminal matter.

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CBS News

The new LG C4 OLED TV is on sale for the first time: Save up to $200 at Best Buy

The C4 Series TVs are LG’s brand-new flagship OLED models, replacing the 2023 C3s. They feature more than 8 million self-lit pixels that can display rich, bright and accurate colors — think 100% color volume with 100% color fidelity. These TVs are loaded …

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Neuralink’s first brain chip implant developed a problem, but there was a workaround

About a month after the operation, Musk said Arbaugh could control a computer mouse with his brain after having the chip implanted. Ultimately, Neuralink’s ambition is to use implants to connect human brains to computers to …

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