The AI war set off by ChatGPT is ramping up and Google stock is poised to spike 21% as it joins the fray, Bank of America says

Feb 8, 2023

Google is ready for 'battle' in the AI-services space, and the stock could rise by another 21%, says Bank of America. Microsoft and Baidu have joined the race to capitalize off the growing hunt for AI tools set off by ChatGPT. Google introduced its Bard AI service on Monday.  Loading Something is loading. Thanks for signing up! Access your favorite topics in a personalized feed while you're on the go. Google is set to be a formidable opponent in the AI space as c ...read more

How To Change Your Username On Instagram In 2023

Feb 8, 2023

THICHA SATAPITANON/Shutterstock For anyone who regularly shares content on social media platforms, having a unique and memorable username is crucial. More often than not, people who view your profile and follow your posts will have the easiest time remembering who you are based on your handle. This principle applies to those who use Instagram, so it's best to have a username that accurately reflects your personality or the type of content you share on the platform. Choosing an I ...read more

How to use the Southwest Companion Pass, which gets you two-for-one travel on both paid and award flights

Feb 8, 2023

Updated 2023-02-07T23:43:21Z Insider's experts choose the best products and services to help make smart decisions with your money (here’s how). In some cases, we receive a commission from our partners, however, our opinions are our own. Terms apply to offers listed on this page. After you earn the Companion Pass, a friend or family member can fly with you for just the cost of taxes and fees. Chris Parypa Photography/shutterstock The Southwest Com ...read more

The Last of Us developers, HBO creators on building the world around Joel and Ellie

Feb 8, 2023

The Last of Us revolves around the story of Joel and Ellie, but their story is a constantly moving one. From one location to the next, the pair learns how many parts of the United States have weathered the Cordyceps outbreak while coming into contact with survivors and their encampments, from those squatting in the ruins of major cities while others have built up new communities in suburban areas or even out in nature. The world they, and players, explore can be a cruel and unforgiving one, but ...read more

Here's How To Lock Chrome's Incognito Mode Tabs With Your Fingerprint On iPhone

Feb 8, 2023

Shikhar/SlashGear Millions of internet users worldwide use Chrome's Incognito mode to hide and protect their web activity. Google mentions on a support page that Incognito mode doesn't keep a record of the websites you've visited or the site data/cookies associated with the browsing session. Further, with locked Incognito Tabs on Chrome, iPhone users can be double sure about their privacy. Before the feature arrived, iPhone users had to manually close all the Incognito Tabs befo ...read more

OnePlus Pad Goes Official as a Tablet to Put on Your List

Feb 8, 2023

Kellen February 7, 2023 We may earn a commission when you click links to retailers and purchase goods. More info. In a bit of a surprise move, although it was teased in the week or so prior to day, OnePlus announced the OnePlus Pad, its first entry into the tablet market. While the launch details are limited, I can at least tell you everything else I know about this noteworthy big-screened Android device. The OnePlus Pad in Halo Green and is encased in a unified metal body wit ...read more

Can You Use An Xbox Controller On Nintendo Switch?

Feb 7, 2023

David Becker/Getty Images We may receive a commission on purchases made from links. Have you ever wanted to use your Xbox controller with your Nintendo Switch? There are a number of reasons why someone might, whether you're in emergency need after your Joy-Con develops yet another drift issue or you're looking for a more substantial gamepad without having to shell out $70 for the official Pro Controller. Many people also swear by the Xbox controller's layout and ergonomics, ...read more

Dead Space remake: post-patch PS5 + Series X/S performance analysis

Feb 7, 2023

Have image quality improvements come at a cost? The original Dead Space was a survival horror masterclass - a highly atmospheric and tense action game that exploited seventh-gen console hardware to deliver something really special. Some fifteen years and two console generations later, Dead Space has been fully remade with modern tools, sporting excellent new artwork, sophisticated rendering features, and revamped level layouts and content. As John has covered in detail, Dead Space ...read more

OnePlus Buds Pro 2 Arrive in the US Too, Priced at $179 With Spatial Audio

Feb 7, 2023

Alongside the OnePlus 11 today, we have the OnePlus Buds Pro 2, the new high-end true wireless earbuds from OnePlus with a handful of standout features. The OnePlus Buds Pro 2 are one of the first to support Android 13’s Spatial Audio, bringing you multi-dimensional sound and a wild surround-sound experience you might only find in the cinema. OnePlus also says that Hans Zimmer tuned the equalizer in these buds and provided his own “Soundscape” setting and “signature taste and musical st ...read more

China is mad at the US for blasting its suspected spy balloon, but a few years ago, state TV bragged its fighter pilots could shoot one down

Feb 7, 2023

A 2020 Chinese state TV clip showed off how fighter pilots could shoot down surveillance balloons.  The video shows a pilot tracking and shooting a balloon during an apparent training exercise. China said Monday that the US shooting down a suspected Chinese spy balloon was "unacceptable." Loading Something is loading. Thanks for signing up! Access your favorite topics in a personalized feed while you're on the go. China is upset that the US shot down its balloon — a suspe ...read more