Nathan Landale

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Apple Intelligence features probably won’t launch in the EU in 2024

Two weeks ago, Apple unveiled hundreds of new features that we are excited to bring to our users around the world. We are highly motivated to make these technologies accessible to all users. However, due to the regulatory uncertainties brought…

The Bluetti AC180 power station is under $600 right now on Amazon

Adrian Kingsley-Hughes/ZDNET ZDNET’s key takeaways TheBluetti AC180 is available from Amazon for $579, a massive $420 off the retail price. Its build provides simple functionality that delivers exceptional power performance.   It’s fairly heavy given its capacity, weighing in at…

Android 15 just reached a major milestone

It’s beta software season, baby. Google is releasing Android 15’s third beta today, taking it one step closer to its final release. With this update, it reaches platform stability, meaning that APIs are finalized and developers can start testing their…

Microsoft Office 2021 for Windows is $60 with this deal

Download a lifetime license to Microsoft Office at a deep discount with this deal. Stack Social If you need access to Microsoft Office but don’t want to pay the yearly fee to access Office 365, you’re in luck: Stack Social…

Anker’s magnetic charging gear is up to 50 percent off right now

It has hit that time of year when all the rinky-dink chargers I bought have given up, and it’s time to invest in some quality options. I’m personally a big fan of Anker, so it’s exciting that Amazon is currently…

Apple and Meta could face charges for violating EU tech rules

The Commission is reported to be targeting Apple over its “steering” rules that charge developers for pointing to third-party purchase options. Meta’s charges will reportedly revolve around its ad-free subscription for Facebook and Instagram in the EU. The Commission will…

Samsung is giving away free Galaxy Watch 6 models right now – here’s how to qualify

June Wan/ZDNET If you’re looking for a new smartwatch this summer, Samsung is offering two rare deals to take advantage of. With one, you can get up to $250 off the Galaxy Watch 6 Classic or $200 off the Galaxy Watch…

Astro Bot is a supremely silly and incredibly smooth platformer

Astro Bot is as precise as it is ridiculous, and this is exactly what makes it so damn delightful. During my 30-minute demo at Summer Game Fest, I crashed into spiky obstacles, flew off the side of sky-high platforms, bounced…

The best small updates Apple didn’t mention at WWDC

Apple left out a lot of small updates at its Worldwide Developers Conference keynote this year. It makes sense: the company had a lot to talk about, with a third of its presentation entirely devoted to new AI features. But…

General Motors revives its robotaxi service Cruise in Houston, with human drivers

Cruise, General Motors’ beleaguered driverless taxi service, announced Tuesday that it will start testing again around Houston. Cruise announced that they would start with human taxi drivers behind the wheels of its cars before moving to “supervised autonomous driving with…