Top interesting announcements
Intel and Samsung unveiled a slidable display for PCs
During Intel’s Innovation event, Samsung Display CEO JS Choi appeared onstage to show off a prototype PC that slides from a 13-inch tablet into a 17-inch display. The companies did not reveal when this slidable PC will become available on the market.
Meta announced Make-A-Video, a platform which generates video from text
The key technology behind Make-A-Video builds off existing work with text-to-image synthesis used with image generators like OpenAI’s DALL-E. Make-a-Video is being released as an open-source project.
Cloudflare will replace CAPTCHAs with Turnstile
Instead of inspecting the user’s browser for a Google cookie, or asking visitors to pick an image showing a particular object, Turnstile will combine private access tokens (PATs) with a browser fingerprinting to validate that the user is a human.
Apple might launch a classical music app this year
Apple acquired the classical music streaming service Primephonic last year. Apple Classical has already appeared in backend code used by the company.
OpenAI removed the waitlist for DALL-E 2 and is available to anyone
The artificial intelligence text-to-image generator DALL-E has 1.5 million users that are generating 2 million images a day. This number will start to grow exponentialy since OpenAI gave anyone immediate access. Users who sign up get 50 free credits to create images during the first month, and then 15 free credits every month after that.
Top new products
Google Pixel Tablet
Google Pixel Tablet will have a 10.95-inch screen, Tensor processor and 128GB or 256GB of storage. It will be launched on October 6.
Xiaomi 12T Pro
Xiaomi 12T Pro will have a 6.67-inch AMOLED screen, Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 processor, 8GB or 12GB of RAM and 256GB of storage. It will come with a 5000mAh battery.
Huawei Mate 50 Pro
Huawei Mate 50 Pro has a 6.74-inch OLED display, Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 processor, 8 GB RAM and 256 GB of storage. It comes with a 50MP main camera.