iPhone 14’s Emergency SOS via satellite feature is coming later this month

Apple/ Tech / Apple confirms it’s using a $450 million fund to help Globalstar with infrastructure for its new satellite emergency SOS feature. Image: Apple Apple’s new Emergency SOS via satellite feature for its iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Pro models is arriving later this month. iPhone 14 and 14 Pro owners in the US […]

Roku is adding sports directly to the homescreen

/ The new sports section helps you see which games are on and quickly start watching with a supported streaming service — and many are participating. Image: Roku Roku has never radically overhauled its simple, familiar homescreen. Instead, the company has gradually introduced new sections like “what to watch” and “featured free” that help steer […]

Design platform Canva launches text-to-image AI feature

/ The tool is powered by open-source text-to-image model Stable Diffusion and will be available for free via the Canva app. Canva’s text-to-image tool is the latest example of the technology hitting mainstream apps. Image: Canva Australia design app Canva is the latest creative platform to launch a text-to-image AI tool. The company began testing […]

Microsoft Surface Pro 9 (Intel) review: this is the one to buy

There are two Surface Pro 9s. The Intel model is the boring but safer buy. Share this story Yep, this is the Surface Pro to buy this year.  For those who don’t obsessively keep track of Microsoft’s internal component choices (first of all, shame on you), the new Surface Pro 9 has two distinct models, […]

AirDrop has been limited in China after its use in protests

/ The new 10-minute limit will eventually go global, but is currently restricted to iPhones in China. AirDrop in China is now limited to just ten minutes of wireless file-sharing for “Everyone” following its use in protests against the Chinese government.Image: Bloomberg Apple has placed time restrictions on AirDrop wireless file-sharing across iPhones in China […]

Philips Hue has some $160 string lights for your tree

/ The $160 Festavia string lights are 250 mini smart LEDs on a 66-foot cord, so you can glow up your Christmas tree or glam up your mantlepiece. A new Sparkle effect and Scattered style in the Hue app let you add more oomph to your holiday decor. Philips Hue’s new Festavia smart string lights cost […]