The First Android is 15 Years Old, and It Is the Opposite of Everything We Want In a Smartphone Today
The HTC Dream / T-Mobile G1 is fifteen years old as of September 23. This first Android phone was launched in 2008 as the Dream in Europe, then a few weeks later as the T-Mobile exclusive G1. Looking at the phone now, it’s symbolic of Android’s promise, and endemic of everything that has gone wrong since the Apple / Google duopoly of the smartphone world took hold.
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ChatGPT Can Now Look At Pictures and Tell You Bedtime Stories in Five Different Voices
ChatGPT can now listen, see, and speak, opening up a whole new world of possibilities for how we interact with AI chatbots. The new feature unlocks the ability to have a voice conversation with ChatGPT, or show the bot what you’re talking about.
According to an official OpenAI blog post, you will soon be able to show a robot a picture of a landmark while on vacation and have a conversation about the history behind the structure. You can also send the robot a photo of what’s in your refrigerator and have it create a potential recipe.
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Google Podcasts to Shut Down In 2024 with Listeners Migrated to YouTube Music
Google announced this week it will be shutting down its Google Podcasts app later in 2024 as part of its broader transition to move its streaming listeners over to YouTube Music.
The company earlier this year announced YouTube Music would begin supporting podcasts in the U.S., which will expand globally by year-end, and more recently said it was adding the ability for podcasters to upload their RSS feeds to YouTube also by year-end.
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Ransomed.Vc Group Claims Hack On ‘All of Sony Systems’
Relative ransomware newcomers have claimed to have succeeded in what could be a devastating ransomware attack on global entertainment giant Sony.
Ransomed.vc has only been operating since September, despite some links to previous forums and groups. However, in that time, the group has racked up an impressive number of victims – and Sony is one of them.
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AFP Fights Back Against Scammers, With Millions of Dollars Recovered Over 3 Years
While popular belief says recovering money lost to scammers is next to impossible, the AFP has revealed it returned $45 million in money lost to scams over the past three years.
The Australian Federal Police (AFP) made the announcement ahead of Cyber Security Awareness Month in October.
During the month, the AFP will release a series of 11 90-second videos educating individuals and businesses alike on how they can combat scams, from business email compromise schemes to money muling and more.