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Apple Can’t Build AI, So It’s Reportedly Asking Google Gemini to Power Siri

Apple is in talks to build Google Gemini into the iPhone’s next operating system, powering Siri and other AI-enabled features, according to reports from Bloomberg on Monday. The iPhone maker reportedly held discussions with multiple AI companies about powering iOS 18 with a competitor’s technology, including OpenAI.Google’s Antitrust Case Is the Best Thing That Ever Happened to AIApple has largely been absent from the AI conversation in 2023, leading to great speculation that the iPhone giant may be falling behind Google…

Fisker has reportedly hired bankruptcy consultants [Updated, Fisker responds]

Fisker has reportedly hired “restructuring advisers to assist with a possible bankruptcy filing,” according to the Wall Street Journal on Wednesday. Update: Fisker responded with a statement, included below. Fisker has been going through a rough time lately, with its stock possibly being delisted due to low share prices. It also indicated in its recent quarterly report that there is “substantial doubt” that it can continue operating, and that it was seeking outside investment. This despite a 300% jump…

PlayStation VR2 production was reportedly paused by Sony

Sony Sony is reportedly pausing production of the PlayStation VR2 headsets because it has a backlog of unsold headsets. This report comes from Bloomberg, which claims that PSVR2 sales have slowed every quarter since its February 2023 release, causing stocks of the device to build up. It says Sony has produced 2 million headsets but reportedly hasn’t sold through them yet. As a result, it’s apparently pausing the production on new units until it works through some of that backlog, according to Bloomberg’s anonymous…

Apple reportedly pushes back launch of the foldable iPhone

Apple’s first foray into foldables is widely believed to be a large device – a 7-8 inch tablet in the iPad family and, later on, an even larger 20.25” gadget that will likely be sold under the Mac name. The smaller of the two is expected in 2026/2027, while the larger foldable might be targeting a 2028 launch. And there is a foldable iPhone in the works, of course. It might not come as soon as originally planned, but it might still beat the other two to market. Apple had originally picked late 2026 as the launch time…

Unsold PSVR2 headsets cause Sony to reportedly pause production

Sony is reportedly pausing production of its PSVR2 headsets, an accessory for the PS5, due to a backlog of unsold units. As reported by Bloomberg, people familiar with Sony’s plans have claimed that the company has paused production of the PSVR2 until it manages to sell the backlog that has accrued. Sony has apparently produced “well over 2 million units” of the PSVR2, but has sold just 1.3 million since launch. According to Macquarie analyst Yijia Zhai, interviewed by Bloomberg, “The high price of VR hardware acts as…

Android 15 Could Reportedly Allow Users to Archive Apps to Save Space

Android 15 is still months away, but one of its new features has recently surfaced. Reportedly, users will be able to archive an app to save space on their smartphone, instead of completely uninstalling it. This app archiving feature is currently available in Google Play Store, for apps downloaded through the marketplace. However, there is no manual control, and apps downloaded from other app marketplaces do not support it. This is why an operating system-level feature via Android 15 could be much more useful.Spotted by…

YouTube Music Reportedly Gets New Feature to Let Users Hum or Sing a Song to Search It

YouTube Music is reportedly getting a feature that would make searching for songs easier than before. Some users have reported seeing a dedicated Song search button on the app, that allows this functionality. The feature was first added to the Android app of YouTube in October 2023, and it appears that it is now being expanded to the company's dedicated music app. The feature allows users to play a song, hum its tune, or sing to find the desired result.According to a report by 9to5Google, the Song search feature from…

Four years of future Apple products just leaked — foldable iPhone, a cheaper Vision Pro, and AR glasses reportedly in the pipeline

A product roadmap of Apple’s plans for the next four years reveals the company has some significant upgrades in the pipeline for several of its major product categories, including a new foldable iPhone, a foldable iPad, and some futuristic AR glasses. The “leaked” roadmap comes by way of @Tech_Reve (Revegnus) on X, regularly accurate in their tech leaks, who says the source for the information is “Samsung securities.” Samsung Display is a major Apple display partner, providing panels such as the OLED LTPO display in…

Sony is reportedly pausing PSVR2 production to clear excess inventory

After producing in excess of two million units of its latest virtual reality headset, Bloomberg is reporting that Sony is hitting pause on production to try and shift its unsold inventory. The PlayStation VR2 launched last February for $549 as an accessory for the PlayStation 5, but IDC data suggests that shipments have declined each quarter since.Bloomberg suggests that the problem is a lack of content for the headset. The PSVR2 is compatible with a handful of AAA games including Horizon Call of the Mountain, Gran…

Google Chrome for Android is Reportedly Testing Picture-in-Picture Mode for Custom Tabs

Google Chrome for Android is reportedly working on an interesting feature that allows users to minimise a custom tab in picture-in-picture (PiP) mode. Chrome Custom Tab is a feature extended by the browser for third-party app developers who want to build an in-app web browser experience via Chrome browser. This new update will allow users to browse through pages without worrying about losing the desired webpage. Recently, Google also announced new generative artificial intelligence (AI) features…