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Envious Coworker Publicly Calls Out Software Developer About His Salary, Regrets It

Talking about your salary aloud is a double-edged sword. On the one hand, this sort of transparency can keep wages fair for everyone. On the flip side, your coworkers might soon start showing signs of envy when they realize you’re earning more than them. However, some folks only see the number without considering what the person does.Redditor u/RegexIsEasy went viral on the r/pettyrevenge subreddit after sharing how he turned the tables on a petty coworker. He had publicly revealed the OP’s confidential salary and tried…

Google releases Android 15 Developer Preview 2: What’s New?

A month after releasing the first Developer Preview version of Android 15, Google has released the second Developer Preview version, bringing minor improvements. Here's what's new with this new version of Android: Android 15 Developer Preview 2 is now available for Pixel devices Android 15 Developer Preview 2 is now available for the Pixel 6 (and newer phones), Pixel Fold, and Pixel Tablet. As its name suggests, it is only meant for developers and tinkerers, and normal consumers are advised not to install the new update…

Android 15 Developer Preview 2 brings support for satellite messaging

Google released the first Android 15 Developer Preview last month, and today the second one is out. This is still not a public beta, the first one of those is set to arrive in April. Instead, like the first preview, it's also intended for developers to be able to check their apps against. Android 15 release timeline The big new feature introduced by Android 15 DP2 is support for satellite connectivity at the operating system level. The OS now includes some UI elements that are designed to "ensure a consistent user…

‘Baldur’s Gate 3’ developer won’t make a sequel or expansion: “life is too short”

Larian Studios, the developer behind Baldur’s Gate 3, has confirmed that it will not be making a highly requested expansion or Baldur’s Gate 4. Speaking at this month’s Game Developers Conference (GDC) in San Francisco, Larian Studios founder and CEO Swen Vincke shared that the studio will not be following up the massive success of Baldur’s Gate 3 with another game in the Dungeons & Dragons series it’s set in. “Baldur’s Gate will always have a warm spot in our heart,” shared Vincke. “We’ll forever be proud of it…

Robotics Engineer vs. AI Developer: Career Guide for 2024

Comparing Career Paths: Robotics Engineer vs. AI Developer -A 2024 Career Guide As we navigate through 2024, the fields of robotics engineering and AI development continue to expand, offering exciting career opportunities for those interested in the forefront of technology. This guide provides an overview of both careers, helping you understand the paths, skills, and potential that each offer. Robotics Engineer: The Architects of Automation Robotics engineers are the masterminds behind the design,…

Nvidia artificial intelligence developer conference kicks off with new chips in focus

Artificial intelligence semiconductor powerhouse Nvidia kicked off its annual developer conference on Monday, with investors focused on new chip announcements from Chief Executive Jensen Huang in an afternoon keynote address.Nvidia's new chip and software announcements at GTC 2024 will help determine whether Nvidia can maintain its leadership position as the dominant seller of the tools needed to fuel the past year's frenzy around AI. Nvidia dominates the data center AI chip market, capturing roughly an 80% share last…

‘Gotham Knights’ developer is working on upcoming ‘Wonder Woman’ game

According to a job listing on Gotham Knights developer WB Games Montréal‘s website, the studio is assisting with Monolith Productions‘ upcoming Wonder Woman game. As spotted by Tech4gamers, WB Games Montréal is looking for an external development artist who will “support the Monolith Productions team on their announced Wonder Woman game!” The upcoming Wonder Woman game was announced back in December 2021 at The Game Awards. It is being developed by Middle-Earth: Shadow of War developer Monolith, and is not going to be…

Apple Announces Web Distribution Feature to Enable Direct Downloads From Developer Websites in the EU

Apple on Tuesday announced that it was adding support for Web Distribution will roll out in the coming weeks, allowing developers to distribute apps directly from their websites, without the need for installing third party app stores. These apps can also support system integration along with backup and restore functionality. The iPhone maker also revealed that it was making changes to its policies related to support for alternative app stores in the EU, making it easier for developers to…

5 ways to boost your salary as a software developer in 2024

For much of the 21st century, software development has been an attractive career option. Now, however, there are perceived threats on the horizon as new tools seem set to fill the software development skills gap. Generative AI models are evolving quickly with the ability to generate functioning code from a few text prompts. Meanwhile, no-code and low-code tools and services — which offer people with minimal or even no development skills the ability to design and manipulate their own software…

Indie developer calls out EA after they surprise release classic titles on Steam

The creator of indie adventure crafting game Potions: A Curious Tale has spoken about the “hurt” caused by EA surprise releasing a number of classic PC titles onto Steam. Last week, EA released over a dozen of classic PC games on Steam including Populous, Dungeon Keeper, Sid Meier’s Alpha Centauri and The Saboteur. It also shared Command and Conquer: The Ultimate Collection, which features pretty much every Command And Conquer game ever released. Unsurprisingly, a number of those titles quickly made their way onto…