End of an era for a core Microsoft feature

WordPad was included in Microsoft’s Windows suite for the first time in 1995. Essentially, the application was something between Notepad and Word, that is, it was a word processor, providing mostly simple functions, leaving the sophisticated ones for Word. After 30 years, however, it’s time to say goodbye. With the Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

If you see your house on Google Maps then you have to “blur” it

The “Street View” of “Google Maps” is not as innocent as it seems. It’s certainly useful in many cases, but it carries several risks that you may never have thought about. You may have noticed but some houses in “Street View” are blurred. This is not random and is not Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Rakuten Viber introduces an account for small businesses in Greece

The new solution is the first step in expanding the hyperapp strategy to empower businesses of all sizes with a new set of tools that elevate their digital presence on the platform. Rakuten Viber, the leading app for secure and private messaging and voice communication, has launched a free account Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Google: “Dracondian” measures to prevent spam in Gmail

Google has announced that it will now require senders who send more than 5,000 messages per day to its email users to include an “opt-out” option. Additionally, it will require certain senders to verify their email address to prove that they own their domain name and that they are not Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Apple brings a new charging option to the iPhone 15

Apple will bring a new charging option to its new smartphone, the iPhone 15. As reported by “theverge.net”, the company has decided to introduce “optimized battery charging”. What is this; Essentially a new advanced form of charging —which is also offered now— but more worked on by the company, as Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

What ChatGPT is and how you can use it

”ChatGPT” has taken the world by storm, while it has managed to become the fastest growing app in the world in an extremely short span of time. But what is ”ChatGPT” and how is it used? You only need an email to use “ChatGPT” by creating an “OpenAI” account. Visit Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Google’s Genesis can write articles; Is it the end of journalists?

An artificial intelligence tool that can write news articles is being tested by Google and has already been presented to big names in the “media”, such as the “New York Times”, “Washington Post” and “News Corp”, which owns the “Wall Street Journal” and the “Times” of London. The tool, called Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Google: Bard is coming to Greece; the new possibilities

“Bard”, Google’s artificial intelligence “chatbot”, is available in Greece as of today, as part of its further expansion to even more countries. The goal of “Bard” is to combine the breadth of global knowledge with the power, intelligence and creativity of our great language models. “It pulls information from the Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Researchers used artificial intelligence to translate thousands-year-old cuneiform clay tablets

Oxford University Press researchers used artificial intelligence to translate “Akkadian texts” with a high level of accuracy. Their research was published in the journal “PNAS Nexus“. The “Akkadian language” (lišānum akkadītum) was an ancient language (a branch of the larger group of Afro-Asiatic languages) and was spoken in ancient Mesopotamia, Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Why you shouldn’t blindly trust Google Maps

Our whole life now revolves around “Google Maps”. But many times technology leads us down roads of no return. Blind trust in “Google Maps” is not always for our good. Especially if we are in areas where the roads are strange or quite far from the civilized world. There are Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Is it time for virtual reality? Apple overtakes Meta with a headset

The debut of “Apple’s” mixed reality device marks a turning point for the industry, executives at some major augmented and virtual reality players said, as they welcomed competition from the US tech giant. “Apple” has unveiled its “Vision Pro” headset, ending months of speculation that the giant was preparing to Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

How fast is my Internet and what is the ideal speed I need?

A general truth is that for “online” games and “video streaming” in 4K resolution, your Internet connection must be fast and reliable, says a statement from Devolo, about a big issue for users. As noted by the company that produces “WiFi 6 repeaters” and “Powerline”: “Constant interruptions while watching a Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …