From the launch of Apple iPhone14 to testing a new feature on Instagram, here’s a roundup of the week’s top tech news
Apple’s latest smartphone, the iPhone 14 lineup, is finally out. The Cupertino Park-based tech giant also launched three new Apple Watches and second-generation AirPods Pro. But that’s not all that happened this week in the tech world.
Google has announced the reveal date for the next generation of its smartphones – the Pixel 7 and Pixel 7 Pro. The flagship phones will launch on October 6. The company also hinted at the launch of the Pixel Watch. Read more.
Realme C33 launched in India
Smartphone maker Realme launched the latest in its C-series range on September 6 in India at an introductory price of Rs 8,999. One of the biggest assets of the smartphone is the huge 5,000mAh battery that comes with the C33. Read more.
AI-generated artwork wins US competition
Highlighting how far fully AI-generated artwork has come in just a few short years, a man won first prize in the Colorado State Fair fine art competition using an AI-generated artwork. ‘IA. “We are watching the death of art unfold before our eyes,” one Twitter user warned, as artists reacted negatively. Read more.
Instagram is testing new features
Meta said Instagram is working on a “not interested” button as well as other ways to help users customize the type of content they want to see on their feeds versus what Instagram’s algorithms want them to see. Read more.
Apple Inc on Wednesday unveiled a new line of iPhone 14 and Apple Watch models. During a virtual event at its Cupertino campus, Apple announced four new iPhones and three Watch models. This year’s iPhone lineup includes the iPhone 14, iPhone 14 Plus, iPhone 14 Pro, and iPhone 14 Pro Max. The base iPhone starts from Rs 79,900 with the 1TB iPhone 14 Pro Max maxed out at Rs 1,89,900 and is now available for pre-order. Read more.